Now showing items 1-6 of 6

    • Balancing Justice with Mercy: Two Approaches to Transitional Justice in Latin America 

      Voth, Rebecca (2018-05-21)
      In Latin America’s third wave of democracy the region faces challenges with regard to its dark past left behind by abusive authoritarian leaders. Human rights abuse can hinder a nation’s ability to develop strong democratic ...
    • Being the Church in the Face of State Violence: Lessons from Latin America 

      Lee, Lauren (2016-08-10)
      During the Cold War, both Chile and El Salvador experienced times of extensive state violence, including the torture and disappearance of many of their own citizens. Ignacio Ellacuría, a Jesuit priest and liberation ...
    • Cartels: The New Face of Mexico's Democracy 

      Nye, Barret Jackson (2013-05-24)
      This thesis demonstrates why the Mexican drug cartels pose the single greatest threat to Mexico’s democratic institutions. A comprehensive analysis of the shift in Mexican politics from the authoritarian rule of the PRI ...
    • The Coyote Along the Border 

      Andrade, Kimberly (2018-05-21)
      The Coyote Along the Border Kimberly Andrade Director: Victor Hinojosa, Ph.D. Throughout the years, the United States’ migration policy has changed, and these changes have created ripple effects. The United ...
    • Drug Trafficking in Mexico: Causes and Consequences of Militarization 

      Capetillo, Marcus Patrick (2012-05-06)
      During the period of one party rule within Mexico, drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) funneled narcotics through Mexico virtually unobstructed. Throughout this period, the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) protected ...
    • Parable of Holistic Healing 

      Zakhary, Emily (2016-08-11)
      The understanding of the seemingly simple word, “health” has been largely misconstrued within society. Ideally health would be “holistic” and many health care professionals and patients desire to give and receive respectively ...