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For most assignments, our Discovery Service will give you enough articles to work with.
Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals - perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This section lists key sources for International Development:
A very popular, peer-reviewed journal which encourages debate on the many aspects of democratization which are of interest to policy-makers, administrators, journalists, aid and development personnel, as well as those in education. The developing world and post-communist societies are of particular interest, but no area is excluded.
• HAHR: Hispanic American Historical Review
fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery
Highly respected, peer-reviewed articles on Latin American history and culture.
• Latin American Perspectives
A peer-reviewed journal which offers a multidisciplinary view of the forces that shape the Americas. Most issues focus on a single problem, nation, or region, providing an in-depth look from participants and scholars.
• Latin American Politics and Society
A peer-reviewed journal which focuses on the states, societies, economies, and international relations of the Americas.
• Bulletin of Latin American Research
A peer-reviewed journal covering Latin America, the Caribbean, inter-American relations and the Latin American Diaspora across Social Science and Humanities topics.
• Journal of Latin American Studies
The most well-known, peer-reviewed journal on Latin America - it covers many aspects of Latin America as taught at Portsmouth.
• Latin American Research Review
An excellent source of peer-reviewed articles on Latin America. A distinctive feature of this journal is the large review essay section in each issue which compares and contrasts 5 or more books on specific topics (different each issue).
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