Challenging the academic consensus, the discussion and application of ripeness theory to concrete cases demonstrates the deficiency of notions of ‘ripe moments’.
Latin America (students)
Since the 1980s a new respect for constitution, government, democracy and the rule of law have finally found its place within Argentinian politics.
Chileans are becoming more politically active and are focusing their anger at the unfair university system and the problems that Pinochet’s free market economic policies have caused.
Coups were often effective in the short term, but their weakness lies in their long term effects – most notably via deep bitterness from states involved and blowback
Cuba, in the midst of the recent detente between Washington and Havana, will likely continue its cautious reforms towards a mixed public-private economic system.
This area needs continued research to advise policy makers on how to correct and prevent further deterioration of Guatemala’s security sector.
Peru v. Chile exemplifies that legalistic intervention is a peaceful and adequate method for defining borders in modern times.
The lack of democracy associated with the decision-making process to drill Block ITT has fuelled a high degree of currently ongoing civil discontent in Ecuador.
To play an effective role in peace building, truth commissions must address underlying structural violence and contribute to the success of additional justice mechanisms.
Despite the fact that grand narratives inevitably advantage, disadvantage, include, and exclude, scholars should remember that the mind must still be decolonised.
Colombia and international actors must begin tapping into a development policy that recognises the need to bridge political and civil society.
Under the guise of women’s ‘empowerment’ and and ‘rights to ones own body,’ Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori disguised the economic ideology of the regime.