Competing Visions, Shifting Boundaries: The Construction of Latin America as a World Region

@article{Price2007CompetingVS,
  title={Competing Visions, Shifting Boundaries: The Construction of Latin America as a World Region},
  author={M. Price and C. Cooper},
  journal={Journal of Geography},
  year={2007},
  volume={106},
  pages={113 - 122}
}
  • M. Price, C. Cooper
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Geography
  • Abstract Latin America is a popularly accepted world region. A systematic review of geographic interpretations of Latin America reveals that the origin of the term goes back to the mid-nineteenth century and that the region's boundaries have shifted over time. This article argues that four basic principles operate in the formation of world regions such as Latin America: contiguity, continentality, geopolitics, and human relatedness. The article considers different conceptualizations of Latin… CONTINUE READING
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