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10 April 2017

John Crabtree and Francisco Durand will be launching their new book, entitled 'Peru: Elite Power and Political Capture', on Tuesday 16 May at 5pm at the Latin American Centre, Saint Antony's College, Oxford, and at the Institute for Latin American Studies, University College London in Gordon Square on Friday 19 May at 5.30pm. They hope you may be able to attend one or other of these events.

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  • Historical Overview

    Over the past century Peru has suffered a series of autocratic governments and a civil war in which nearly 70,000 people died. Many of the country's ongoing political and social problems are a legacy of its somewhat turbulent past. 

  • Society and Conflict

    Peru’s indigenous and peasant communities continue to suffer political marginalisation and discrimination. Insufficient consultation with such groups over political and developmental decisions has fostered feelings of disenfranchisement and led to elevated levels of social conflict.

  • Climate Change

    Two important reports on the impacts of climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC ) Special Report on Emissions Scenarios and the Stern Review, place Peru as one of the countries that will be most affected by the effects of climate change.

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