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Black, Jan Knippers 1940-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 220 publications in 1 language and 8,440 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: F1406.7, 980
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Knippers Black
Latin America, its problems and its promise : a multidisciplinary introduction by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

45 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This textbook, extensively revised and updated, provides students with essential information about Latin America, as well as highlighting the region's most interesting characteristics
Area handbook for Trinidad and Tobago by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

20 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volume is one of a series of handbooks prepared by Foreign Area Studies (FAS) of The American University, designed to be useful to military and other personnel who need a convenient compilation of basic facts about the social, economic, political, and military institutions and practices of various countries. The emphasis is on objective description of the nation's present society and the kinds of possible or probable changes that might be expected in the future
The Dominican Republic : politics and development in an unsovereign state by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

United States penetration of Brazil by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for Cuba by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

20 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual descriptivo de Cuba
Development in theory and practice : bridging the gap by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradox No. 10: The more important an agency's mission and the more
Sentinels of empire : the United States and Latin American militarism by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inequity in the global village : recycled rhetoric and disposable people by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As globalization rapidly replaces the cold war paradigm, disturbing aspects of this transition are often glossed over. Jan Black illuminates the problems that have arisen such as growing refugee populations, increased nationalism, and describes how the narrow distribution of benefits from globalization has created a yawning gap in wealth and power both among and within states. She works on the premise that this disturbing and growing gap is partly the product of a globalized capitalist system run amuck and which she describes as "mobile money and immobilized political leadership.""--Jacket
Area handbook for the Dominican Republic by Thomas E Weil( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual descriptivo de la República Dominicana
Development in theory and practice : paradigms and paradoxes by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the literature on development has proliferated, communication among those who approach development from different perspectives, disciplines, and professions has become more strained. In this innovative text, Jan Black argues that what is missing is appropriate theory. The second edition includes more paradoxes and case studies and increased coverage of refugees and indigenous peoples. More information on the new states in post-Soviet East and Central Europe is also incorporated."--Jacket
The politics of human rights protection : moving intervention upstream with impact assessment by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This important work argues that human rights abuse is not necessarily about distant places and peoples, and it is neither incomprehensible nor inevitable. Despite the appearance of consensus about the importance of human rights protection, abuse - with its common core in inequality - is expanding at all levels from the petty to the profound. Designed to inform and inspire, this book also provides the analytical and strategic tools needed for the next generation of activists. Jan Knippers Black offers a fundamental reexamination of the basic terms and concepts, legal and institutional foundations, controversies, cleavages, threats and strategies associated with human rights." "Black's perspective is holistic, stressing the relevance of human rights issues to all human needs and endeavors and requiring multidisciplinary analysis. Chapters analyzing connections among political, economic, ecological, and cultural impacts on social and individual well-being are accompanied by case studies highlighting lessons learned from success or failure. This empowering book seeks to promote an "each for all" commitment, breaking through barriers of ignorance and apathy, denial and despair, so that advocates and activists can work to prevent future atrocities."--BOOK JACKET
Cuba, a country study by United States( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

United States security policy and penetration : the case of Brazil in the sixties by Jan Knippers Black( )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for Brazil by Thomas E Weil( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual geral para o Brasil
Area handbook for Panama by Thomas E Weil( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposé et analyse des caractéristiques historiques, géographiques, politiques, sociales, économiques, culturelles, éducatives de Panama. Statistiques. Bibliographies
Politics and development in an unsovereign state by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for Paraguay by Thomas E Weil( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposé et analyse des carctéristiques sociales, politiques, économiques culturelles, éducatives, historiques et géographiques du Paraguay. Tableaux statistiques. Bibliographie
Chile, a country study by Thomas E Weil( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Latin American oil exporters and the United States( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A populist looks at modernization and development theory by Jan Knippers Black( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Sentinels of empire : the United States and Latin American militarism
Alternative Names
Black, Jan

Black, Jan K. 1940-

Black Jan Knippers

Jan Knippers Black human rights professor

Knippers Black Jan

Knippers Black, Jan 1940-

Languages
English (183)

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Development in theory and practice : bridging the gapSentinels of empire : the United States and Latin American militarismInequity in the global village : recycled rhetoric and disposable peopleDevelopment in theory and practice : paradigms and paradoxesThe politics of human rights protection : moving intervention upstream with impact assessment