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Latin American Perspectives

A Journal on Capitalism and Socialism

University of California, Riverside, USA

Official Publication of Latin American Perspectives, Inc.

2013 Impact Factor: 0.293
2013 Ranking: 38/64 in Area Studies | 122/157 in Political Science
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Latin American Perspectives is a theoretical and scholarly journal for discussion and debate on the political economy of capitalism, imperialism, and socialism in the Americas. Most issues focus on a single problem, nation, or region, providing an in-depth look from participants and scholars throughout the Americas.


In six thematic issues per year, Latin American Perspectives provides

  • Critical analysis and discussion of Latin America's political economy—capitalism, imperialism, and socialism
  • In-depth articles about the movements, ideas, and conflicts shaping the course of events in the region
  • Access to the voices of Latin America's critical intellectuals and leading activists


Latin American Perspectives offers a vital multidisciplinary view of the powerful forces that shape the Americas. Disciplines covered include:

  • ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL ECONOMY: Neoliberalism and the struggle for alternatives, the internationalization of capital and production, the informal sector, fair trade
  • INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: U.S. hegemony and Latin American challenges, grassroots globalization, regional integration, and international solidarity
  • HISTORY: The trajectory of social and political movements, exile, Latin American and the international Left
  • SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS: Class, migration, labor organization, new social movements, human rights
  • GEOGRAPHY AND ECOLOGY: Struggles over the privatization of natural resources, the fate of the rainforests, tourism and ecotourism, shanty-towns and the urban environment
  • ANTHROPOLOGY: Indigenous and Afro-Latin American movements and resistance, migration and transnational communities, ethnogenesis and borders
  • WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES: National feminisms, sexual identity movements, women in social movements, migration and gender, transforming family and domestic relations
  • LITERATURE AND CULTURE: Manifestos and chronicles by leaders and participants in social movements, memory, mass and alternative media, censorship and the free movement of scholars, artists, and ideas
  • CRITICAL THEORY: Testimonio reconsidered, cultural hybridity, critical pedagogy
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE: Democratization, popular versus liberal democracy, civil society and the state, military regimes, and repression

Subscription Information :
Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $781.00
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Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $1,492.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $765.00
Individual Subscription, Print Only $74.00

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $140.00
Individual Single Print Issue $16.00
Frequency: Bi-monthly eISSN: 1552-678X ISSN: 0094-582X
Months of Distribution: January , March , May , July , September , November Current Volume: 42 Current Issue: 3
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