Immigration and Border Issues

Civil and human rights groups work to reconcile immigration and US-Latin American border geographies. Groups working for migrants’ civil and human rights: We Belong Together: “a campaign to mobilize women in support of common sense immigration policies that will...

Academics Race to Save Rare Colonial Documents in Cuba

CLAG member Matt LaFevor, Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Alabama, was mentioned this week in a number outlets about some of his (and his brother’s) work in Cuba. Matthew Lafevor, a geography professor at the University...

Volume 15, Number 3, November 2016

The third and final issue of the Journal of Latin American Geography in 2016 continues with the established tradition of covering a wide range of topics, in variable contexts, from diverse methodological perspectives. The issue begins with “El Estado...

CfP: Decolonising Latin Americanist Geographies

Download PDF of the call for proposal. Recent debates in Area Studies have linked the production of academic knowledge to larger paradigms of colonialism and neo-colonialism (Sidaway et al. 2016; McClennen 2007). As English has become the dominant language...

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Manuscript Submission The Journal of Latin American Geography now has a new website to submit your scholarship. Please create an account at www.digitalcommons.lsu.edu/jlag to submit your latest manuscript or sign up to receive email notices. If you have questions...

Impactos Sociales y Ambientales de la Palma de Aceite: Perspectiva de los Campesinos en Campeche, México

Ricardo Isaac-Márquez, Jorge Luis Sandoval Valladares, Amarella Eastmond Spencer, María Esther Ayala Arcipreste, Marco Antonio Arteaga Aguilar, Angélica Patricia Isaac Márquez & María Consuelo Sánchez González The cultivation of palm oil has expanded quickly in Campeche under a model...

Cambio climático y agricultura de pequeña escala en los Andes ecuatorianos: un estudio sobre percepciones locales y estrategias de adaptación

Doribel Herrador-Valencia & Myriam Paredes The tropical Andes have been declared one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to climate change. Processes of glacial decline, including their altogether disappearance, as well as notable changes in rainfall patterns...

El concepto de “paisaje” en lengua castellana: Una hipótesis geográfica de sus equivalencias en la Nueva España de los siglos XVI y XVII

Federico Fernández-Christlieb & Marcelo Ramírez-Ruiz The concept of landscape was defined during the 16th century in European languages. However, in Spanish, there is no known use of the term before the 18th century. This paper aims to answer questions...