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The Politics of LGBT Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean: Research Agendas

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Javier Corrales

Amherst College, US
About Javier
Javier Corrales is the Dwight W. Morrow 1895 Professor of Political Science at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. His latest paper on LGBT rights is available at: https://globalstudies.unc.edu/files/2015/04/LGBT_Report_LatAm_v8-copy.pdf. He is also the co-author with Michael Penfold of Dragon in the Tropic: Venezuela The Legacy of Hugo Chávez, second edition (Brookings Institution Press, 2015); with Daniel Altschuler of The Promise of Participation: Experiments in Participatory Governance in Honduras and Guatemala (Palgrave Macmillan 2013); and with Carlos Romero of U.S.-Venezuela Relations: Coping with Midlevel Security Threats (Routledge, 2013). He is also the co-editor (with Mario Pecheny) of The Politics of Sexuality in Latin America (University of Pittsburgh Press 2010). Currently, he is working on a book project on constitutional assemblies and presidential powers in Latin America. He serves on the editorial board of Latin American Politics and Society, European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Americas Quarterly.
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Abstract

LGBT rights have expanded unevenly across Latin America and the Caribbean. Recent scholarship has been able to explain some of the reasons for this unevenness. But new and old questions remain unaddressed. This article suggests areas for further research.

 

Resumen: Los derechos LGBT en la política de América Latina y el Caribe: Agendas para la investigación

 

Los derechos LGBT han proliferado en América Latina y el Caribe de modo disparejo. Varios estudios académicos recientes han logrado explicar las razones de dicho crecimiento disparejo. Sin embargo, existen todavía preguntas sin responder al igual que nuevas preguntas por contestar. Este artículo sugiere algunas áreas que ameritan más investigación.

DOI: http://doi.org/10.18352/erlacs.10126
How to Cite: Corrales, J. (2015). The Politics of LGBT Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean: Research Agendas. ERLACS, (100), 53–62. DOI: http://doi.org/10.18352/erlacs.10126
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Published on 08 Dec 2015.
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