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 Profiles in Diversity

Michael W. Foley and Dean R. Hoge

in Religion and the New Immigrants: Social Capital, Identity, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195188707
eISBN:
9780199785315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188707.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Recent immigrants to the United States differ from the last great wave of immigrants in their countries of origin and socio-economic diversity. Immigration to the Washington, D.C. area differs from ... More


Political Settlements and the Reconfiguration of Civic and Political Life

Manal A. Jamal

in Promoting Democracy: The Force of Political Settlements in Uncertain Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811380
eISBN:
9781479898763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811380.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains how the respective political settlements came to shape associational and civic life in each case. It begins with an overview of the political settlements in each case. It then ... More


American Value: Migrants, Money, and Meaning in El Salvador and the United States

David Pedersen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226653396
eISBN:
9780226922775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922775.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Over the past half-century, El Salvador has transformed dramatically. Historically reliant on primary exports such as coffee and cotton, the country emerged from a brutal civil war in 1992 to find ... More


A Revolutionary Priest: “The ‘Che’ of the Bible”

Peter M. Sánchez

in Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 5 examines Rodríguez’s work for the FPL/FMLN over the entire course of the Salvadoran Civil War, from 1980 to 1992. After the failed 1981 final offensive, Rodríguez was assigned to ... More


Engendering Transnational Migration: A Case Study of Salvadorans

Sarah J. Mahler

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter argues that Salvadoran migration is most certainly transnational. However, its main focus is on if and how gender relations have been transformed in northern La Union. The discussion ... More


Bullets Not Ballots: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Jacqueline L. Hazelton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754784
eISBN:
9781501754807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754784.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book challenges the claim that winning “hearts and minds” is critical to successful counterinsurgency campaigns. Good governance, this conventional wisdom holds, gains the besieged government ... More


U.S. Guns Kill U.S. Nuns

Theresa Keeley

in Reagan's Gun-Toting Nuns: The Catholic Conflict over Cold War Human Rights Policy in Central America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750755
eISBN:
9781501750779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750755.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the murders of the churchwomen and how Reagan officials' critiques, which revealed that intra-Catholic conflict had become an integral part of United States–Central America ... More


Epilogue: Women, the Catholic Church, and U.S.–Central America Relations after the Cold War

Theresa Keeley

in Reagan's Gun-Toting Nuns: The Catholic Conflict over Cold War Human Rights Policy in Central America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750755
eISBN:
9781501750779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750755.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyses health-care disagreements that reveal the continuing debates over women's role in the church but lacked the focus on Maryknoll. It discusses the Vatican's response to Central ... More


Contesting the Myth of Uncaring: Latina/o Parents Advocating for Their Children

Carolyn Colvin, Jay Arduser, and Elizabeth Willmore

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores and challenge the perception that immigrant parents demonstrate a kind of caring and advocacy that differs from dominant majority parents. It situates the case of one Salvadoran ... More


Beyond Professionalization: Foreign Aid and the Transformation of the Women’s Sectors

Manal A. Jamal

in Promoting Democracy: The Force of Political Settlements in Uncertain Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811380
eISBN:
9781479898763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811380.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Departing from professionalization explanations, this chapter demonstrates how the level of inclusiveness of the political settlement in each case shaped the impact of donor assistance on the women’s ... More


Noninclusive Settlements and Democracy’s Long Haul in Comparative Perspective

Manal A. Jamal

in Promoting Democracy: The Force of Political Settlements in Uncertain Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811380
eISBN:
9781479898763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811380.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The conclusion revisits the key arguments developed in the book. It expands the theoretical argument to other civil society sectors, focusing on the labor sector in each case. It then expands the ... More


The Awakening of a Priest: “You have ruined the parish!”

Peter M. Sánchez

in Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 3 examines the crucial period of political awakening in Rodríguez’s life, an awakening experienced by many other priests and nuns in El Salvador. While serving as parish priest in Tecoluca, ... More


A Democratic Priest: “Padre David has the word”

Peter M. Sánchez

in Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 tells the story of Rodríguez’s move to democratic political leadership. Victory for the FMLN meant that they could now finally participate politically and bring necessary changes via the ... More


Repertoires and Restraint

Amelia Hoover Green

in The Commander's Dilemma: Violence and Restraint in Wartime

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726477
eISBN:
9781501726484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726477.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of repertoires of violence, which refer to the forms of violence frequently used by an actor. While political scientists have examined repertoires of ... More


The Commander’s Dilemma

Amelia Hoover Green

in The Commander's Dilemma: Violence and Restraint in Wartime

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726477
eISBN:
9781501726484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726477.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses the Commander's Dilemma framework that motivated the study of Salvadoran armed groups, examining literature from sociology, social psychology, and economics to understand why ... More


Civil War in El Salvador

Amelia Hoover Green

in The Commander's Dilemma: Violence and Restraint in Wartime

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726477
eISBN:
9781501726484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726477.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the social, political, and economic factors underlying the Salvadoran civil war, and the development of the organizations that ultimately contested the war. The military ... More


Violence and Restraint in the Salvadoran Civil War, 1980–92

Amelia Hoover Green

in The Commander's Dilemma: Violence and Restraint in Wartime

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726477
eISBN:
9781501726484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726477.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter demonstrates—to the extent that estimates of repertoires are available and believable for the Salvadoran case—that the Commander's Dilemma framework explains patterns of violence that ... More


The Ruptures of Return: Deportation’s Confounding Effects

M. Kathleen Dingeman-Cerda and Susan Bibler Coutin

in Punishing Immigrants: Policy, Politics, and Injustice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749029
eISBN:
9780814749043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749029.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the confounding effects of deportation. The analysis draws upon interviews conducted in El Salvador during the summer of 2008. As part of a larger project examining the ... More


Rooted/Uprooted: Place, Policy, and Salvadoran Transnational Identities in Rural Arkansas

Miranda Cady Hallett

in Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037665
eISBN:
9780252094927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037665.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter asks what happens when transnational migrant families own homes, plant trees, and establish businesses in small-town America but still lack a viable path to legal residency. Based on ... More


High Cost Success: El Salvador

Jacqueline L. Hazelton

in Bullets Not Ballots: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754784
eISBN:
9781501754807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754784.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter evaluates how the counterinsurgency campaign during the Salvadoran civil war provides support for the compellence theory. In El Salvador from 1979 to 1992, the U.S.-backed government ... More


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