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The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Jochen Prantl

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the dynamics between informal groups of states and the UN Security Council in the management of conflicts in Namibia, El Salvador, and Kosovo. It sets forth three main arguments. ... More


The Reparations Proposals of the Truth Commissions in El Salvador and Haiti: A History of Noncompliance

Alexander Segovia

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Truth commissions were created to investigate human rights violations as a result of political negotiations in both El Salvador and Haiti. The commissions included in their reports recommendations ... More


El Salvador: Group of Friends of the UN Secretary‐General

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The UN Secretariat assumed the leading role as intermediary to reach a negotiated settlement of the conflict in El Salvador. The Friends of the Secretary-General on El Salvador somewhat revived the ... More


Seeds of the Kingdom: Utopian Communities in the Americas

Anna L. Peterson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195183337
eISBN:
9780199784691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183339.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Seeds of the Kingdom explores the utopian religious ethics practiced in Amish settlements in the United States Midwest and in former war zones in El Salvador. These communities stand as ... More


Homies and Hermanos: God and Gangs in Central America

Robert Brenneman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753840
eISBN:
9780199918836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753840.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Central American transnational youth gangs such as the Mara Salvatrucha and the Eighteenth Street gang promote a hyper-machismo that idealizes violent, risk-prone codes of conduct and lifelong ... More


Bounded Rationality in Latin-American Pension Reform

Kurt Weyland

in Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226801
eISBN:
9780191710285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226801.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter analyzes the decision-making process surrounding pension reform in Latin America. It argues decision to emulate the Chilean model did not follow the procedures of full, ‘economic’ ... More


War, Peace, and Memory Politics in Central America *

Rachel Sieder

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers the role of ‘memory politics’ – understood as the combination of official and unofficial attempts to deal with the legacy of past violations – in the struggle for ... More


Cause Lawyering in the Shadow of the State: A U.S. Immigration Example

Susan Bibler Coutin

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The protracted civil war in El Salvador during the 1980s led to a substantial increase in illegal migration into the U.S.A., and to a consequent economic dependency, despite U.S. anti‐immigration ... More


Horizontal Accountability and the Rule of Law in Central America

Michael Dodson and Donald W. Jackson

in Democratic Accountability in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256372
eISBN:
9780191602368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256373.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the efficacy of justice reform in creating effective mechanisms of horizontal accountability in El Salvador and Guatemala. There is little evidence to suggest that reforms have ... More


Confronting Legacies of State Repression: Uruguay and Chile in Comparative Perspective

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This is the first of two ‘stage-setting’ chapters in Part I of the book (Problems of Transitional Truth and Justice in Comparative Perspective, and Human Rights’ Violations under Military rule in ... More


After Civil War: Bosnia and Herzegovina, El Salvador, and Lebanon

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at the army building in three very different political environments: the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Lebanese civil war (1975–90), and the civil war in El Salvador ... More


The Kongo, Warri, Mutapa, and the Portuguese

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Covers the Christian crusades of the Portuguese in Africa in the fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. The section on the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries has subsections ... More


Inspiration: The Two-Way Highway

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about when the authors entered the one-time Western Pacific Railroad rail yard in Sacramento. It was October 20, 1995, thirteen years after they had first jumped on a train from ... More


Promised Land: Progressive Catholic Agrarians in Latin America

Anna L. Peterson

in Seeds of the Kingdom: Utopian Communities in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195183337
eISBN:
9780199784691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183339.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines rural social movements in El Salvador from the first rural social movements and peasant federations of the 1960s, through the civil war of the 1980s, and into post-war social ... More


Nature

Anna L. Peterson

in Seeds of the Kingdom: Utopian Communities in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195183337
eISBN:
9780199784691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183339.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes the ethical attitudes and practices regarding the natural environment in both the Salvadoran and Amish communities examined in chapters 1 and 2. Of particular interest are ... More


Community

Anna L. Peterson

in Seeds of the Kingdom: Utopian Communities in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195183337
eISBN:
9780199784691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183339.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the extent to which the Salvadorans and Amish settlements have achieved social justice, protection for vulnerable groups, and democratic institutions and processes in their ... More


Utopia

Anna L. Peterson

in Seeds of the Kingdom: Utopian Communities in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195183337
eISBN:
9780199784691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183339.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on the possibilities for reclaiming and rethinking progressive utopian thought in light of the experiences of both Amish and Salvadoran experiences in creating environmentally ... More


The Origins of Central America's Civil Wars

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Convictions of the Soul: Religion Culture and Agency in the Central America Solidarity Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195169232
eISBN:
9780199835195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169239.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the origins of civil wars in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala, and U.S. involvement in Central America. The Spanish conquest in the early 16th century established a feudal ... More


Growth Diagnostics *

Ricardo Hausmann, Dani Rodrik, and Andrés Velasco

in The Washington Consensus Reconsidered: Towards a New Global Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534081
eISBN:
9780191714658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534081.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Most well-trained economists would agree that the standard policy reforms included in the ‘Washington Consensus’ have the potential to be growth-promoting. What the experience of the last fifteen ... More


UN‐led reconstruction following UN‐led negotiations: El Salvador 2

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

In El Salvador, the UN mediated a peace agreement and ONUSAL played a major supporting role in its implementation. An elected government made all executive decisions and set priorities for economic ... More


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