Latin American Politics and Society
Latin American Politics and Society is an international scholarly journal now in its 54th volume. An interdisciplinary journal, LAPS is the only social science journal published by and edited at the University of Miami. It publishes original research in contemporary Latin American politics, economics, sociology, and U.S.-Latin American relations. It also presents essays addressing political, social, and economic issues in Latin American studies. Book reviews and review essays appear in each issue.
The Editorial Board comprises 33 leading scholars, including political scientists, sociologists, and specialists in international relations from universities and research institutions in the United States, Latin America, and Europe.
Editor: William C. Smith, Department of International Studies
Managing Editor: Eleanor Lahn
Latin American Politics and Society is distributed by Wiley-Blackwell. For subscriptions, back issues, and advertising, please visit the website wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/laps
Information for Authors
Latin American Politics and Society (formerly the Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs) publishes original research in contemporary Latin American politics, economics, sociology, and U.S.-Latin American relations. The journal also considers essays addressing political, social, and economic issues in Latin American studies. Manuscripts must be in English and must not be under current consideration by any other publication.
Manuscripts may be submitted via email, preferably in Microsoft Word format. Please include the author’s name, mailing address, phone, fax, and email, on a separate page; and an abstract of the paper, up to 150 words. All text, notes, tables, and references should be double-spaced in Times New Roman 12 type. Maximum total length is 40 pages. References should follow the Chicago Manual author-date citation style. All submissions considered for publication are sent to outside reviewers and are subject to revision before final acceptance and editing before publication.
Editorial office: University of Miami, Box 248282, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-2302.
Telephone (305) 284-5554. Fax (305) 284-2796. LAPS.firstname.lastname@example.org
Send books for review and book review correspondence to Dr. Alfred Montero, Associate Editor, LAPS, Department of Political Science, Carleton College, One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057-4025. email@example.com