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Adams, Dale W. "Foreign assistance, economic policies, & agriculture in Central America," Inter-American Economic Affairs 38,2 (1984):45-60.

Anderson, Thomas P. "Recent studies on intervention & politics in Central America," Latin American Research Review 25,3 (1990):214-20.

Barnes, Michael & others. "Central American realities: US policy options (a symposium)," Center Magazine 17,4 (7-8/84):15-37.

Bollinger, William. "Central America & the 1984 US presidential election," Proceedings of the Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies 14 (1986-87):71-90.

Cavalla Rojas, Antonio. "US military strategy in Central America: from Carter to Reagan," Contemporary Marxism 3 (sum 1981):114-30.

Crabtree, Peter. "Reagan Administration for 'straight terrorism' in Central America," Nicaraguan Perspective (fall 1981):18-19,22.

__________. "Peace efforts in Central America & the US response," Nicaraguan Perspectives 5 (win 1983).

DeWalt, Billie R. "Economic assistance in Central America: development or impoverishment?" Cultural Survival Quarterly 10,1 (1986):14-18.

Dunger, Bertil. "Proxy intervention in civil wars," Journal of Peace Research 18,4 (1981):353-61.

Enloe, Cynthia. "Bananas, bases & patriarchy: some feminist questions about the militarization of Central America," Radical America 19,4 (198?):7-23.

Eschbach, Cheryl. "Explaining US policy toward Central America & the Caribbean," Latin American Research Review 25,2 (1990):204-16.

Feinberg, Richard E. "Central America: no easy answers," Foreign Affairs (sum 1981):1121-46.

Gilly, Adolfo. "Central America & the crisis of US hegemony," Contemporary Marxism 11 (fall 85):12-17.

Gordon, Dennis R. "International economic organization & the political crisis in Central America," Proceedings of the Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies 14,2 (fall 87):143-56.

Jordan, David C. "US options -- & illusions -- in Central America," Strategic Review 10,2 (spr 82):53-62.

Joyner, Christopher C. "Reflections on the lawfulness of invasion," American Journal of International Law 78,1 (1984):121-44.

Karliner, Joshua. "Central America: political ecology & US foreign policy," in S.E. Place (ed.) Tropical Rainforests: Latin American Nature & Society in Transition (Wilmington DE, 1993), pp. 71-80.

Kenworthy, Eldon. "US policy in Central America: a choice denied," Current History 84, 500 (3/85):97-100, 137-38.

Kirkpatrick, Dow. "Southerners & Central America: the ideology of domination," Southern Changes 6,1 (1-2/84).

Kramer, Michael. "A quagmire close to home," NY Magazine 15,1 (5/31/82):20-23, 25-26.

Labastida, Jaime. "Centroamérica y Estados Unidos: insurgencia y mesianismo despótico," in CECADE/CIDE, Centroamérica (México, 1982), pp. 11-18.

Landes, David & Patricia Flynn. "Dollars for dictators: US aid in Central America & the Caribbean," in Burbach & Flynn (eds.) Politics of Intervention (?, 1984), p. 133-62.

Leogrande, William M.; Douglas C. Bennett, Morris J. Blachman & Kenneth E. Sharpe. "Grappling with Central America: from Carter to Reagan," in Blachman & others (eds.) Confronting Revolution (NY, 1986), pp. 295-328.

Liska, Georgine. "The Reagan Doctrine: Monroe & Dulles reincarnate," SAIS Review 6,2 (sum-fall 86):83-98.

Ozer, Stuart. "Back from the future: notes on the Central America movement," Socialist Review 86 (1986):51-64.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Arnson, Cynthia J. Crossroads: Congress, the Reagan Administration & Central America (NY, 1989).

Barry, Tom; Beth Wood & Deb Preusch. Dollars & Dictators: A Guide to Central America (Albuquerque, 1982).

__________ & Deb Preusch. The Soft War: The Uses & Abuses of US Economic Aid in Central America (NY, 1988).

Bermúdez, Lilia. Guerra de baja intensidad: Reagan contra Centroamérica (México, 1987).

Blachman, Morris J.; William M. Leogrande & Kenneth Sharpe (eds.) Confronting Revolution: Security through Diplomacy in Central America (NY, 1986).

__________ & Kenneth Sharpe. Central America Traps: Challenging the Reagan Agenda (NY: World Policy Institute, 1987).

Brown, Jeremy M. Explaining the Reagan Years in Central America: A World System Perspective (Lanham MD, 1995).

Burbach, Roger & Patricia Flynn (eds.) The Politics of Intervention: the US in Central America (NY: Monthly Review, 1984).

Cantor, Daniel & Juliet Schor. Tunnel Vision: Labor, the World Economy & Central America (Boston, 1987).

Chace, James. Endless War: How We Got Involved in Central America & What Can Be Done (NY, 1984).

Child, Jack (ed.) Maintenance of Peace & Security in the Caribbean & Central America (NY, 1984).

Chomsky, Noam. Turning the Tide: US Intervention in Central America & the Struggle for Peace (Boston: South End, 1985).

Coatsworth, John H. Central America & the US: The Clients & the Colossus (NY, 1994).

Danby, Colin. Aiding Central America: An Alternative for Equitable & Sustainable Development (Washington, 1989).

Diskin, Martin. Trouble in Our Backyard: Central America & the US in the 80s (NY, 1984).

Etchison, Don L. The US & Militarism in Central America (NY, 1975).

Fagen, Richard & Olga Pellicer (eds.) The Future of Central America: Policy Choices for the US & Mexico (Stanford, 1983).

__________. Forging Peace: The Challenge of Central America (NY, 1987).

Falcoff, Mark & Robert Royal (eds.) Crisis & Opportunity: US Policy in Central America & the Caribbean (Washington, 1984).

__________ & Robert Royal (eds.) The Continuing Crisis: US Policy in Central America & the Caribbean (Lanham MD, 1987).

Feinberg, Richard E. Central America: International Dimensions of the Crisis (NY, 1982).

__________ & Bruce M. Bagley. Development Postponed: The Political Economy of Central America in the 1980s (Boulder, 1986).

Feldman, Jonathan. Universities in the Business of Repression: The Academic-Industrial-Military Compolex & Central America (Boston, 1989).

Fernandez, Damian J. (ed.) Central America & the Middle East: The Internationalization of the Crises (Boulder, 1988).

Findling, John E. Close Neighbors, Distant Friends: US-Central American Relations (Westport CT, 1987).

Garst, Rachel & Tom Barry. Feeding the Crisis: US Food Aid & Farm Policy in Central America (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 1990).

Hahn, Walter F. (ed.) Central America & the Reagan Doctrine (Lanham MD, 1987).

Hamilton, Nora; Jeffrey A. Frieden, Linda Fuller & Manuel Pastor Jr. (eds.) Crisis in Central America: Regional Dynamics & US Policy in the 1980s (Boulder, 1988).

Holland, Stuart & Donald Anderson. Kissinger's Kingdom: A Counter Report on Central America (Nottingham, 1984).

Hufford, Larry G. The US in Central America: An Analysis of the Kissinger Report (Lewiston NY, 1987).

IPS Central America Crisis Monitoring Team. In Contempt of Congress: The Reagan Record of Deceit & Illegality on Central America (Washington: Institute for Policy Studies, 1985).

LaFeber, Walter. Inevitable Revolutions: The US in Central America (NY: Norton, 1984).

Lamperti, John. What Are We Afraid Of? An Assessment of the "Communist Threat" in Central America (Boston, 1988).

Landau, Saul. The Dangerous Doctrine: National Security & US Foreign Policy (Boulder, 1988).

Langley, Lester D. Central America: The Real Stakes (NY: Dorsey, 1985).

Larkin, Bruce (ed.) Vital Interests: The Soviet Issue in US Central American Policy (Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 1988).

Leiken, Robert S. & Barry Rubin (eds.) The Central American Crisis Reader (NY, 1987).

Leogrande, William M. Through the Looking-Class: The Kissinger Report on Central America (NY: World Policy Institute, 1983).

__________. The Not So Secret War in Central America: A Special Report (Washington: Democratic Policy Committee, 1983).

__________. Central America & the Polls: A Study of US Public Opinion Polls on US Foreign Policy toward El Salvador & Nicaragua under the Reagan Administration (Washington: WOLA, 1984).

Lowenthal, Abraham F. & Samuel F. Wells (eds.) The Central American Crisis: Policy Perspectives (Working Paper No. 119) (Washington: Wilson Center, 1982).

McCuen, Gary E. (ed.) Political Murder in Central America: Death Squads & US Policies (Hudson WI: GEM, 1985).

Solaún, Mauricio. US Intervention & Regime Change in Nicaragua (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 2005).

Stanford Central America Action Network. Revolution in Central America

Vergara Meneses, Raúl y otros. Centroamérica: la guerra de baja intensidad (San José, 1988).

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