Peru in the 21st Century: Progress, Trends and Challenges


Series: Latin American Political, Economic, and Security Issues
BISAC: POL057000

This book intends to provide the reader with a number of perspectives about the complex political landscape of Peru. Further, its main objective is to shed light on some of the topics that often get ignored when trying to assess the country’s identity and its positioning as a player in the Latin American region, and the world. Its final intention is to spark informed conversations where there are none, and enrich the ongoing ones.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Peru: The Country of the Eternal Recurrence
(Elohim Monard, Universidad de Lima, Lima, Peru)

Chapter 2. Afro-Peruvians, Indigenous and Higher Education
(Luis Martín Valdiviezo Arista and Juan Enrique Pozada Pineda, Red Internacional de Estudios Interculturales, Department of Education, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru, and others)

Chapter 3. Decolonizing Climate Politics from a Feminist Political Ecology Perspective: Nationally Determined Contributions against Global Warming in a Tropical Andean Nation
(Alejandra Watanabe-Farro and Ernesto F. Ráez-Luna, Department of Latin American and Latino Studies, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, US, and others)

Chapter 4. Peru’s Life Satisfaction during the Years of High Economic Growth (2001–2015)
(Dante Solano Silva, Universidad del Pacífico, Lima, Peru)

Chapter 5. Ecosystem Services in Peru: Threats, Opportunities and Their Importance for the High-Andean Moist Puna
(Santiago Madrigal-Martínez and José Luis Miralles I. García, Department of Urbanism, Univeristat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain, and others)

Chapter 6. Challenges for Access to Energy in Peru
(Judith Ramírez-Candia, María Dolores Curt and Javier Dominguez Bravo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, and others)

Chapter 7. Characterization of Anti-fujimorismo in Peru
(Eliana Carlin Ronquillo, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru)

Chapter 8. Analysis of Gender Equality Policies and Reflections on Progress towards Parity: The Peruvian Case
(Aline de Castro Rezende and Luciano Barcellos de Paula, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, and others)

Chapter 9. From Negras to Afrodecsendants: The Construction of a New Black Feminism in Peru
(Joselina Da Silva, Departamento de Educação do Campo Movimientos Socias e Diversidade, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)


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