Geographic Research on Latin America: Benchmark

Between 1971 and 2002, CLAG published an annual series of volumes that changed title from the Proceedings (1971–1983, volumes 8–9) to the Yearbook (1984–2002, volumes 10–27). The Proceedings focused on publishing conference papers and sometimes abstracts. The Yearbook published peer-reviewed articles, some of which originated as conference papers. Included in the Proceedings and Yearbook, four decadal Benchmark volumes set out the state of the field through reviews of its subfields and central research problems, each of them published a year or two after the nominal year of its title: Benchmark 1970, Benchmark 1980, Benchmark 1990, and Latin America in the 21st Century.

Visit the following Benchmark publications to find over three decades of geographic research on Latin America.

The 2002 Yearbook, Latin America in the 21st Century, is available through JSTOR.

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