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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


The Fall of the Jesuits

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Jesuits were the leading order in the Catholic Church in Europe at the Counter‐Reformation, and were regarded as the most papalist and unscrupulous of the Pope's followers. This chapter traces ... More


Genetically Modified Organisms in MERCOSUR

Rosario Silva Gilli

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins by providing an outline of the process of integration which is currently being undertaken by the members of MERCOSUR, with specific reference to the legal order which governs ... More


Economic Experiments to Examine Fairness and Cooperation among the Ache Indians of Paraguay

Kim Hill and Michael Gurven

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

It has been suggested that cooperative outcomes may be more ubiquitous in traditional hunter–gatherer societies, which are characterized by economic systems that more closely resemble those in which ... More


Overview and Synthesis

Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin F. Camerer, Ernst Fehr, Herbert Gintis, and Richard McElreath

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

A summary is given of the results obtained from all fifteen field sites of the cross‐cultural behavioural experiments project reported in the book and comparisons are made between them. Two lessons ... More


Exile, Diaspora, and Return: Changing Cultural Landscapes in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay

Luis Roniger, Leonardo Senkman, Saúl Sosnowski, and Mario Sznajder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190693961
eISBN:
9780190693992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693961.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This book explores how Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay have been affected by postexilic relocations, transnational migrant displacements, and diasporas. It provides a systematic analysis of ... More


The Paraná-Paraguay Basin: Geology and Paleoenvironments

Mariana Brea and Alejandro F. Zucol

in Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268685
eISBN:
9780520948501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268685.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter examines the geology and paleoenvironments of the Paraná-Paraguay Basin. It provides a synthetic chronology of the geological and paleoenvironmental history of the La Plata Basin over ... More


Crossfire, Cactus, and Racial Constructions: The Chaco War and Indigenous People in Paraguay

René D. Harder Horst

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter argues that the Chaco War had important consequences for indigenous people in both Bolivia and Paraguay that were involved in the war. Natives helped to shape the frontier and its ... More


The Amazon-Paraguay Divide

Tiago P. Carvalho and James S. Albert

in Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268685
eISBN:
9780520948501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268685.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter examines the impact of the Amazon-Paraguay divide on the whole ichthyofauna. It suggests that Nathan Everett Pearson’s “The Fishes of the Beni-Mamoré and Paraguay Basins, and a ... More


War to the Death in Paraguay

Alex Weisiger

in Logics of War: Explanations for Limited and Unlimited Conflicts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451867
eISBN:
9780801468179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451867.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses the Paraguayan War of the nineteenth century, in which Paraguay launched an aggressive war against Brazil and Argentina. It argues that this aggressive and risky move emerged ... More


Translating Magic: The Charisma of One Laptop per Child’s XO Laptop in Paraguay

Morgan G. Ames

in Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027458
eISBN:
9780262325509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027458.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Ames describes the appeal of the XO laptop, created by the One Laptop per Child program, in Paraguay in terms of the concept of the charismatic object, which exerts power not because of what it is ... More


The Growth and Development of Non-Catholic Churches in Paraguay

Henri Gooren

in Spirit and Power: The Growth and Global Impact of Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199920570
eISBN:
9780199345632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920570.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The many different varieties of Pentecostalism have generally been very successful in Latin America, where Guatemala, Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador are now 20 to 30 percent Protestant. However, ... More


Paraguay

Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, and Mariana Viollaz

in Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198801085
eISBN:
9780191840241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801085.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

During the 2000s Paraguay experienced slow economic growth but improved all labour market indicators. The growth process was erratic. Paraguay underwent a macroeconomic crisis at the beginning of the ... More


Introduction

Julia J. S. Sarreal

in The Guaraní and Their Missions: A Socioeconomic History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785976
eISBN:
9780804791229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785976.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explains the book's main contributions and situates the arguments within the historiography. The findings contribute to our understanding of colonial Latin America, missions, Indians, ... More


Founding and Early Years

Julia J. S. Sarreal

in The Guaraní and Their Missions: A Socioeconomic History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785976
eISBN:
9780804791229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785976.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The central question of this chapter is why did both the Guaraní and the Jesuit missionaries establish missions in the frontier region of the Río de la Plata? To answer this question, the chapter ... More


A Life in Shadow: Aimé Bonpland in Southern South America, 1817–1858

Stephen Bell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752602
eISBN:
9780804774277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752602.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

French naturalist and medical doctor Aimé Bonpland (1773–1858) was one of the most important scientific explorers of South America in the early nineteenth century. From 1799 to 1804, he worked ... More


“We Go Above”: Media Metaphysics and Making Moral Life on Ayoreo Two-Way Radio

Lucas Bessire

in Radio Fields: Anthropology and Wireless Sound in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771679
eISBN:
9780814769935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771679.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the intensive use of a transnational, solar-powered, two-way radio network among recently contacted Ayoreo-speaking people of the Gran Chaco, located on both sides of the ... More


Prisoner in Paraguay

in A Life in Shadow: Aimé Bonpland in Southern South America, 1817–1858

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752602
eISBN:
9780804774277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752602.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers Bonpland's life as a prisoner in Paraguay. Bonpland spent nearly a decade (late 1821–early 1831) as a hostage of the famous José Gaspar de Francia, living in several Paraguayan ... More


The Challenges of Peace

in A Life in Shadow: Aimé Bonpland in Southern South America, 1817–1858

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752602
eISBN:
9780804774277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752602.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the final decade of Bonpland's life, which saw a remarkable degree of activity. His discipline for the study of natural resources in subtropical South America remained intact. ... More


Ross McElwee

Scott MacDonald

in Avant-Doc: Intersections of Documentary and Avant-Garde Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199388707
eISBN:
9780199388745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388707.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A leading figure in personal documentary filmmaking, Ross McElwee transformed the growing urge to document his family and friends by developing a complex, sophisticated narrative voice and a ... More


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