Issues in Anthropology: Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
Table of Contents
Section One: The cultural legacies of political leaders
- Fidel Castro and his impact on US-Cuban relations
- Che Guevara and the 26th of July Movement: An analysis of his legacy in relation to American Imperialism
- The formation of the Nicaraguan Revolution, from Augusto Sandino to the newly re-elected Daniel Ortega: gender, land reform, military, and education.
Section Two: Cultural Revitalization
- The Preservation of Garifuna Culture
- Vodou and its role in Haitian history
- El Salvador: Government, Social and Economic Effects on Violence
- The Expression of Love and Romance in Cuba
- Maya Culture Revitalization
Section Three: US-Central American and Caribbean Interactions and Ideology
- Concepts of race in Haiti and the United States Blaine
- Cuban Immigration
- Implications of Racism on the island of Hispaniola and how it has affected racism.
Section Four: Agricultural Issues in Mexico and Central America
- Agricultural exports as a development strategy, focusing on highland Guatemala.
- The Affects of Pesticides on Rural and Migrant Farming Populations in Mexico and Central America.
- Globalization and the effects it has on small rural farmers.
Section 5: Foreign Involvement in Central America
- Mining in Guatemala
- US Intervention in Guatemala
- Panama and the effects of United States foreign intervention specifically focusing on the connections to Manuel Noriega and the US invasion of Panama.
- UN mission in Haiti: MINUSTAH.
Section 6: Tourism in Central America and The Caribbean
- Sex Tourism and Neocolonial Power Relationships in the Caribbean
- A Critical Look at Ecotourism in Central America.
Section 7: US/Mexico Border
- Mexico/US border and drug trafficking
- Social interactions between the US and Mexico population. The influence that immigration policies have on social relations between the US and Mexico