Individual-level determinants of anti-Americanism in contemporary Latin America

dc.contributor.authorAzpuru, Dinorah
dc.contributor.authorBoniface, Dexter
dc.date.accessioned2015-11-13T20:06:04Z
dc.date.available2015-11-13T20:06:04Z
dc.date.issued2015
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dc.description.abstractThis article examines the breadth and depth of anti-Americanism in contemporary Latin America. Using individual-level data from 2012, we employ regression analysis to understand why some Latin American citizens are more likely than others to distrust the government of the United States. By examining the attitudes of citizens of countries that are part of different groupings such as the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas and the Pacific Alliance we find great variation in the levels and predictors of anti-Americanism. While citizens' ideology is a common predictor in most countries, other variables such as the receipt of remittances, the perception of insecurity, and nationalism appear as predictors in only some. Furthermore, although there is a positive correlation between presidential approval and anti-Americanism in countries where leaders have an overtly anti-American discourse, this relationship disappears in countries where the president is perceived as neutral, and it is inverse in countries where the president is perceived as pro-American.en_US
dc.identifier.citationDinorah Azpuru. and Dexter Boniface. "Individual-Level Determinants of Anti-Americanism in Contemporary Latin America." Latin American Research Review 50.3 (2015): 111-134en_US
dc.identifier.issn0023-8791
dc.identifier.otherWOS:000363093500006
dc.identifier.urihttps://dx.doi.org/10.1353/lar.2015.0036
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10057/11585
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherLatin American Studies Associationen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesLatin American Research Review;v.50:no.3
dc.rights.holderCopyright © 2015 Latin American Studies Associationen_US
dc.subjectWashingtonen_US
dc.subjectHemisphereen_US
dc.subjectPoweren_US
dc.titleIndividual-level determinants of anti-Americanism in contemporary Latin Americaen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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