Books by Jorge G. Castañeda

MAÑANA FOREVER? by Jorge G. Castañeda
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 17, 2011

"An informed, persuasive analysis of the attitudinal adjustments and concrete changes required for Mexico to thrive in the 21st century."
A distinguished scholar charts the many contradictions that shape and afflict Mexico. Read full book review >
EX MEX by Jorge G. Castañeda
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"Castañeda removes the shrillness from the immigration debate. His calming argument merits an audience, especially among the fence-builders in Congress."
A reasoned and reasonable view of Mexican immigration by former Mexican foreign minister Castañeda (Politics and Latin American Studies/NYU; Perpetuating Power, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >
COMPANERO by Jorge G. Castañeda
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 9, 1997

"A solid yet easy to read account, with ample footnotes to satisfy serious readers. (16 pages photos, not seen)"
 In the second Guevara biography this year (after John Lee Anderson's Che Guevara, p. 343), chronicler of the Latin American left Casta§eda (Political Science/New York Univ.) distinguishes himself from other biographers by stripping Guevara of myths while bowing to his role as the principal icon of the '60s. Read full book review >
THE MEXICAN SHOCK by Jorge G. Castañeda
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"This well-reasoned book should excite much discussion among policymakers on both sides of the border, who owe it a close reading."
 The US has persistently misunderstood its neighbor to the south, writes distinguished Mexican political scientist Casta§eda (Utopia Unarmed, 1993), and that misunderstanding is a dangerous thing. Read full book review >
UTOPIA UNARMED by Jorge G. Castañeda
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Sept. 13, 1993

"A sustained analysis of the bleak situation in much of Latin America, and a well-reasoned prescription for change—but this is more grist for the policy-wonk mill than general food for thought."
 With the collapse of the Soviet Union irrevocably altering class struggles throughout the world, Casta§eda (Political Science/Autonomous Univ. of Mexico; coauthor of The Limits to Friendship, 1988) takes a close, sympathetic look at the current sociopolitical situation in Central and South America. Read full book review >