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Chatham University

Business Faculty and Staff

Joseph Scarpaci

Joseph Scarpaci

Adjunct Faculty
Hometown : Pittsburgh, PA

Academic Areas of Interest

international marketing, entrepreneurship, brand development, iconic branding, place branding, Latin America (especially Southern Cone (Arg/Uru/Chile) and Cuba

Personal Areas of Interest

All styles of yoga (vinyasa, yin, ashtanga), cycling

Personal Website : Visit Website


  • Ph.D., University of Florida (Gainesville, FL), 1985
  • M. Sc., The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA), 1978
  • B.A. Rutgers (New Brunswick, NJ), 1976


  • Sovacool, B.J., and Scarpaci, J.L. 2016. Energy Justice and the Contested Petroleum Politics of Stranded Assets: Policy Insights from the Yasuní-ITT Initiative in Ecuador. Energy Policy 95:158-171.
  • Scarpaci, J.L., Sovacool, B.J., and Ballantyne, R. 2016. A critical review of the costs of advertising: A transformative consumer research perspective. Journal of Consumer Policy, 1-22.
  • Scarpaci, J.L., and Burke, C. 2016. Tailoring but not targeting: A critical analysis of The Meth Project aimed at Hispanics. International Journal of Voluntary & Nonprofit Marketing.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2016. The meaning of objects. Material Culture 48:1-9.
  • Scarpaci, J. L. 2016. Review of “Workers go Shopping in Argentina: The Rise of Popular Consumer Culture
  • Scarpaci, J.L., Henken, T. and Ritter, A. 2016. Two decades of realigning mundane entrepreneurship in Cuba. Economía, Sociedad y Territorio (Toluca, Mexico, El Colegio Mexiquense) 51: 375-402.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2015. A tale of two cities: Hialeah’s Economic Ties with Havana. FOCUS on Geography Vol, 58 (2): 48-59.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2016. The Caribbean. In Tracy North, Ed., Handbook of Latin American Studies, Vol. 71, Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, pp. 20-26.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2016. Enduring question: How will increased U.S. trade and tourism affect the Cuban people? World Geography. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2014. Material and cultural consumption in Cuba: Reference groups for the new millennium. Journal of Cultural Geography 31(3): 257-279
  • 2016. Material Culture: The Journal for the International Society of Landscape, Place and Material Culture. Vol. 48, No. 1. Guest Editor. Special issue on meaning the Consumer Goods. 42,000 words, co-edited with Sara Beth Keough.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2014. Doing the right thing: Corporate Social Responsibility among Entrepreneurs in Chile and Cuba, Journal of Ethics and Entrepreneurship (ISSN 2326-3776) 4(1): 73-94.
  • Kolivras, Korine N. and Scarpaci, J.L. 2009. Between Corporatism and Socialism: Navigating the Waters of International Education in the Dominican Republic and Cuba. Journal of Geography, 108(3):121 — 131
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2007. Globalization Tourists and Heritage Tourists in American Culture: The Case of Latin American Historic Districts. Material Culture 39 (2): 1-16.
  • Scarpaci, J. L. 2012. Retail services quality, prices and shopping center amenities: Preliminary evidence from Havana. In J. Pérez-López, Ed., Cuba in Transition, Vol. 21. Washington, D.C.: Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy, Washington, D.C., pp. 401-408.
  • Scarpaci, J.L., Kolivras, K. and Galloway, B. 2011. Engineering Paradise: Marketing the Dominican Republic’s Last Frontier. In Stanley Brunn et al., Editors, Engineering the Earth: The Impacts of Mega-engineering Projects. Boston: Routledge, pp. 1267-1281.
  • 2012. Morales, E. and Scarpaci, J.L. Marketing without Advertising: Consumer Choice & Brand Preference in Cuba. New York and London: Routledge (Advances in Business and Management series), pp. 229 [ISBN-10: 0415896983].
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Biles, J., 2007. Globalization and Latin American Geography: Linking Scales of Analysis. Journal of Latin American Geography, (6)2: 7-10.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2010. The Caribbean. In Handbook of Latin American Studies. Vol. 65, Tracy North, Editor, Austin: University of Texas Press, pp. 192-195.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2009. Fifteen years of entrepreneurship in Cuba: Challenges and Opportunities. Cuba in Transition, Vol. 19, Washington, D.C.: Association for the Cuban Economy, pp. 349-353.
  • 2009. Scarpaci, J.L. and Portela, A. 2009. Cuban Landscapes: History, Memory and Place. New York: Guilford Press.
  • Edge, K., Woofter, H, and Scarpaci, J. 2006. Mapping and Designing Havana: Republican, Socialist, and Global Spaces. Cities: An International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 23 (2): 85-98.
  • Hettche, M. and Scarpaci, J.L 2009. Marketing sex, drugs, and desperation. An Ethical and Bi-cultural Analysis of the “Meth Project.” 2009 Marketing & Public Policy Conference Proceedings, Editors. E. S. Moore, J. K. Pappalardo, W. L. Wilkie, Vol. 19, Chicago: IL: American Marketing Association, pp. 10-21.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2004. Globalization and Work: Economy, Remittances, and Joint Ventures in post-Soviet Cuba. Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 14 XXX:101-117.
  • 2005. Scarpaci, J.L. Plazas and Barrios: Globalization and Heritage Tourism in the Latin American Centro Histórico. Tucson and London: University of Arizona Press.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2003. Architecture, Design, and Planning: Recent Scholarship on Modernity and Public Spaces in Latin America. Latin American Research Review 38:236-250.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2002. La transformación de los centros históricos latinoamericanos y el proceso de globalización. Revista de Geografía 1:15-33 (Barcelona, Spain).
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2000, On the transformation of socialist cities. Urban Geography, 21:659-669.
  • Smith, D.W. and Scarpaci, J.L. 2000. Urbanization In Transitional Societies: An Overview of Vietnam And Hanoi. Urban Geography, 21:745-757.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2000. Reshaping Habana Vieja: Revitalization, historic preservation, and restructuring in the socialist city. Urban Geography, 21:724-744.
  • 2002. Scarpaci, J.L. Coyula, M., and Segre, R. Havana: Two Faces of the Antillean Metropolis. London & Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1998. La privatización de los servicios públicos en los Estados Unidos. Economía, Sociedad y Territorio, 1(3): 493-518 (Toluca, Mexico, El Colegio Mexiquense).
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1998. Urban social policy in poor countries: Theoretical and methodological directions. Urban Geography 19:262-82.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1995. Physicians and medical-care policy in Argentina and Uruguay. Studies in Third World Societies 10:1-11.
  • Miranda, E., Scarpaci, J.L., and Irarrázaval, I. 1995. A decade of HMOs (health-maintenance organizations) in Chile: Market, consumption, and the role of the state. Health and Place 1:51-59.
  • 2003. Pérez-López, J. and Scarpaci, J.L. Editors, Cuba in Transition. Vol. 13. Washington, D.C.: Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy, 342 pp. [ISBN: 0807853690 / 0-8078-5369-0]
  • Miller, M., Hudson, T., and Scarpaci, J.L. 1995. Cuban geography in higher education: Survival in the 'Special Time.' Journal of Geography 95:59-59-65.
  • 1989. Scarpaci, J.L. Editor. Health Services Privatization in Industrial Societies. New Brunswick: NJ: Rutgers University Press, 321 pp., Published in Great Britain by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London, 1991, [ISBN 1-85302-064-8].
  • Browder, J., Bohland, J., and Scarpaci, J.L. 1995. Patterns of development on the metropolitan Fringe: Peri-urban expansion in Jakarta, Bangkok and Santiago. Journal of the American Planning Association 61:310-327.
  • 1988. Scarpaci, J.L. Primary Medical Care in Chile: Accessibility Under Military Rule. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 188 pp. [RA410.9 C5S27 1988, ISBN 08229-3823-5].
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1994. Social policy in poor countries: Strategies and trends in the metropolis. Urban Geography 16:165-177.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Irarrázaval, I. 1994. Decentralizing a centralized state: Local government finances in Chile within the Latin American context. Public Budgeting and Finance 14 (4):120-136.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Frazier, L. 1993. State terror: Ideology, protest, and the gendering of landscapes. Progress in Human Geography 17:1-21.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1993. On the Validity of language: Speaking, Knowing and Understanding in Medical Geography. Social Science and Medicine 37: 719-724.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Borello, J.A. 1993. El papel de los médicos y el seguro nacional de salud en Argentina y Uruguay. Cuadernos de CLAEH (Uruguayan Journal of Sociology, Montevideo) 62: 57-64.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1991. Primary care decentralization in the Southern Cone: Shantytown health care as urban social movement. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 81:103-126.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1990. Physician proletarianization and medical care restructuring in Argentina and Uruguay. Economic Geography 60:127-154.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1990. Medical care, welfare state & deindustrialization in the Southern Cone. Environment and Planning D: Society & Space 8:191-209.
  • Caplan, R. and Scarpaci, J.L. 1988. Consequences of increased competition on alternative health care practitioners in the United States. Holistic Medicine 4:225-235.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Bradham, D. A. 1988. Three-Tiered Health Care System and its Inherent Cost Inflation - The Case of Medical Care Inflation in Chile. Health Policy 10:65-76.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1988. DRG calculation and utilization patterns: A review of method and policy. Social Science and Medicine 26:111-17.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1988. Help-seeking behavior, use, and satisfaction among frequent primary care users in Santiago de Chile. Journal of Health and Social Behavior 29:199-213.
  • Scarpaci, J.L., Gaete, A. and Infante, R. 1988. Planning residential segregation: The Case of Chile. Urban Geography 9:19-36.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1987. HMO Promotion and Privatization in Chile. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 12:551-567.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1985. Restructuring health care financing in Chile. Social Science and Medicine 21:415-31.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1983. A methodological note on location-allocation models. American Journal of Public Health 74:1155-57.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Fradd, S.H. 1983. Latins at the university: Implications for higher education. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development 13:183-89.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Fradd, S.H. 1983. A humanistic approach to the Spanish-speaking student. Journal of Humanistic Education 7:37-42.
  • 2000. Scarpaci, J.L. Editor. Special Issue: Socialist Cities. Urban Geography, Vol. 21.
  • 1992. Weil, C. and Scarpaci, J.L. Editors. Health and Health Care in Latin American During the 'Lost Decade': Insights for the 1990s. Minneapolis: Prisma Institute, University of Minnesota, 275 pp.
  • 1989. Salud y Regimen Militar: La atención Primaria en Chile. 1989. Santiago: Colectivo de Atención Primaria, 224 pp.
  • Scarpaci, J.L., Aguilar, A., Escamilla, I. 2007. Middle American Cities, In Geography of World Cities, Stanley Brunn et al., Eds., New York: Prentice Hall.
  • Hirt, S. and Scarpaci, J.L. 2007. Suburbanizing Havana and Sofia: Comparative Post-socialist Peri-urban Change. In Cuba in Transition, Vol. 17. Washington, D.C.: Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy, pp. 288-299.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2006. Environmental Planning and Heritage Tourism in Cuba During the Special Period: Challenges and Opportunities In (Pugh, J and Henshall-Momsen, J, eds.) Environmental Planning in the Caribbean: Contexts and Case Studies, Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 73-92.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2006. Pittsburgh’s Strip District: From wholesale produce to ethnic chic. In J. Scarpaci and K. Patrick, eds, Pittsburgh and the Appalachians: Cultural and Natural Resources in a Post-Industrial Age. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, Chapter 5.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2006. Hollowing out the core: Pittsburgh’s suburbs. In . Scarpaci and K. Patrick, Eds., Pittsburgh and the Appalachians: Cultural and Natural Resources in a Post-Industrial Age. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, Chapter 9.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Portella, A. 2005 The Historical Geography of Cuba’s Sugar Landscape. In J. Pérez-López and Alvarez, J. eds., Reinventing the Cuban Sugar Industry. Lexington Books: Lexington, MA, pp. 1-14.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Coyula, M. 2005. Urban sustainability, built heritage, and globalization in the Cuban capital. In Sassen, S and Macotullio, P. Editors. UNESCO Encyclopedia of Institutional and Infrastructural Resources. Oxford: Eolss Publishers [http://www.eolss.net].
  • Richardson, B. and Scarpaci, J.L. 2004. The Quality of Life in the 20th Century Caribbean. In (B. Brereton, ed.) UNESCO: The General History of the Caribbean, Volume 5, The Caribbean in the Twentieth Century. Hampshire, England: Macmillan Caribbean, pp. 627-656.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2003. Heritage planning in Trinidad, Cuba. In J. Pérez-López and J.L. Scarpaci, Editors. Cuba in Transition, Vol. 13. Washington, D.C. Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2002. Havana: The Dynamics of Mayoral Executive Power in Havana. (D. J. Meyers and Henry Dietz, eds.) Capital City Politics in Latin America: Democratization and Empowerment. Boulder, CO: Lynne Reiner Publishers, pp. 163-192.
  • Berlagosky, F., Figueroa, R. and Scarpaci, J.L. 2002. The political ecology of air pollution in Santiago de Chile. In (R. Ashka, ed.) Health Care Delivery in Developing Countries: Issues and Challenges. Sage Publications, New Delhi.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2001. Healing landscapes: Revolution and health care in post-socialist Havana. In A. Williams, Editor, Therapeutic Landscapes: The Dynamic Between Place and Wellness. New York and Oxford: University Press of America, Inc., pp. 201-220.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 2000. Winners and losers in restoring Old Havana. In Cuba in Transition, Volume 10, Edited by Jorge Pérez López and José F. Alonso, Washington, D.C.: Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy, pp. 289-299.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1998. Tourism planning during Cuba’s ‘Special Period.’ In (F. Costa, R. Kent, A. Dutt, and A. Noble, eds.), Regional Planning and Development Practices and Policies. Ashgate Publishing Ltd, Aldershot, UK., pp. 225-244.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1998. The changing face of Cuban socialism: Tourism and planning in the post-socialist era. In (D. Keeling and J. Wiley, eds.), CLAG Yearbook. Austin: University of Texas Press, In (D. Keeling and J. Wiley, eds.), pp. 87-110.
  • Frazier, L.J. and Scarpaci, J.L. 1998. Landscapes of state violence and the struggle to reclaim community: Mental health and human rights in Iquique, Chile. In (R. Kearns and W. Gesler, eds.) Putting Health into Place: Making Connections in Geographical Research. Syracuse University Press, pp. 53-74.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Kearns, R. A. 1997. Locational attributes of health care. In (David Gotchman, ed.) Handbook of Health Behavior Research II: Provider Determinants, New York: Plenum Press, pp. 81-102.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1996. Back to the future: The sociopolitical dynamics of Miramar's (Havana, Cuba) real-estate market. In José Alonso, Ed., Cuban in Transition, Vol. 6., Washington, D.C.: Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy, pp. 196-201.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1996. New federalism in Cuba. In V. Rodríguez and P. Ward, Eds., Memoria: New Federalism, State and Local Government in Mexico, Austin, TX: University of Texas, Institute of Latin American Studies, The Mexican Center, pp. 18-21.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Irarrázaval, I. 1996. Caring for people: health care and education provision. In, D. Preston, Latin American Development. London: Longman Scientific, pp. 188-215.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1995. The Emerging Food and Paladar Market in Havana. In. J. Pérez-López, ed., Cuba in Transition. Washington, D.C.: Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy, pp. 74-84.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1993. Chile. In (Gerald Greenfield, ed.) International Handbook of Latin American Urbanization, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, pp. 37-69.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1992. Empowerment strategies of poor women under the Chilean dictatorship. In (M. Turshen and B. Holcomb, eds.) Women and Development Policy in the Third World. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, pp. 33-50.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1993. Introduction. In (C. Weil and J. Scarpaci, eds.) Health and Health Care in Latin American During the 'Lost Decade': Insights for the 1990s. Minneapolis: Prisma Institute, University of Minnesota, pp. 5-8.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. and Miranda-Radic, E. 1991. Social Security in Chile. In (M. Tracy and F. Pampel, eds.) Handbook of International Old-Age Insurance. Greenwood, CT: Greenwood Press, pp. 25-42.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1989. Social theory. In (Gary Elbow, ed.) Future Directions in Latin American Geography. Auburn: Conference of Latinamericanist Geographers, University of Alabama, pp. 3-12.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1989. The privatization of health services: theory and practice. In (J.L. Scarpaci, ed.) Health Services Privatization in Industrial Societies. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, pp. 1-23.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1989. Dismantling public health services in authoritarian Chile. In (J.L. Scarpaci, ed.) Health Services Privatization in Industrial Societies, pp. 219-244.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1989. Lessons on the methodological and conceptual issues of health services privatization. In (J.L. Scarpaci, ed.) Health Services Privatization in Industrial Societies, pp. 269-274.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1986. The Kissinger Commission Report: Implications for the Latinamericanist Geographer. In (D. Clawson, ed.) CLAG Yearbook. New Orleans: University of New Orleans, pp. 54-48.
  • Scarpaci, J.L. 1981. Utilization of mobile health care services in Atacama Desert villages. In (B. Lentneck, ed.) Leading Issues in Latinamericanist Geography. Muncie, Indiana: CLAG pp. 44-56.
  • The Geographies of Social Movements: Afro-Colombian Mobilization and the Aquatic Space, by Ulrich Oslender, Das Historisch-Politische Buch, Volume 64, in press; and also in elaboration at The AAG Review of Books 4(4) 2016:208–210.
  • Urban Space as Heritage in Late Colonial Cuba: Classicism and Dissonance on the Plaza de Armas of Havana: 1754-1828, by Paul Niell. European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (101), April, 2016. (book review)
  • The State and the Private Sector in Latin America: The Shift to Partnership by Mauricio Font (review). Journal of Latin American Geography, 2016, pp. 173-175 (book review)
  • Sugar and Modernity in Latin America: Interdisciplinary Perspective, by Vinicious de Carvalho et al., Das Historisch-Politische Buch, Volume 63, Issue 4, p. 442, 2015. (book review)
  • Speaking Pittsburghese: The Story of a Dialect. The AAG Review of Books  3(4):162-164, 2015. (book review)
  • Creating Mexican Consumer Culture in the Age of Porfirio Díaz, by Stephen Bunker. Journal of Latin American Geography 13 (1): 235-236, 2014 (book review)
  • Cuba Under Castro: Assessing the Reforms, by Jorge Pérez-López and Carmelo Mesa-Lago. Journal of Latin American Geography 12 (2): 245-247 (book review)|
  • Intimate Indigeneities: Race, Sex and History in the Small Spaces of Andean Life, by Andrew Canessa. Journal of Latin American Geography 12 (2): 266-267. 2013 (book review)
  • Living with Oil: Promises, Peaks, and Declines on Mexico’s Gulf Coast, by Lisa Breglia. Journal of Latin American Geography 12(3): 223-224, 2013.
  • Political Essay of the Island of Cuba: A Critical Edition. Alexander von Humboldt. Edited and with an introduction by Vera M. Kutzinski and Ottmar Ette; translated by J. Bradford Anderson, Vera M. Kutzinksi, and Anja Becker; Annotations by Tobias Kraft, Anja Becker, and Giorleny D. Altamirano Rayo. The AAG Review of Books, 1(2): 58-59.
  • Spaces of Detention: The Making of a Transnational Gang Crisis between Los Angeles and San Salvador. Journal of Latin American Geography 11(2): 211-213, 2012
  • Tourism in Northeastern Argentina: The Intersections of Human and Indigenous Rights with the Environment. Journal of Latin American Geography 11 (2): 201-202.
  • Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation, by Sujatha Fernades. Journal of Latin American Geography 11 (1): 170-172, Stable
  • Mexico's Supreme Court: Between Liberal Individual and Revolutionary Social Rights, 1867-1934, by Timothy M. James. Journal of Latin American Geography 13 (2), 239-240, 2014.
  • Rethinking Corporate Social Engagement: Lessons from Latin America.  Journal of Latin American Geography, 10 (2) : 236-238.
  • Mi Calle: Historias Cubanas. Journal of Latin American Geography 11 (1): 197-200, 2011.
  • Ethnic Entrepreneurs: Identity and Development Politics in Latin America. Journal of Latin American Geography (9) 2: 179-181, 2010.
  • Diccionario Tiempo Espacio. Two volumes by Boris Gerenzon, Georgina Calderón. Journal of Latin American Geography 9 (1), 195-197, 2010.
  • Holiday in Mexico: Critical Reflections on Tourism and Tourist Encounters. Journal of Latin American Geography, 9 (2):174-176, 2010.
  • Cuba: Peninsula de Zapata. Rapid Biological Inventories Report 07 by P.A. Kirkconnell, D.F. Stotz, J.M. Shopland; Cuba: Camagüey, Sierra de Cubitas. Rapid Biological Inventories Report 08 by L.M. Diaz, W.S. Alverson, V. Barreto, T. Wachter; Cuba: Pico Mogote. Rapid Biological Inventories Report 09 by F.D. Maceira, A. Fong G., W.S. Alverson; Cuba: Siboney-Jutucí. Rapid Biological Inventories Report 10 by A. Fong G, F. Maceira, W.S. Alverson, J.M. Shopland; Cuba: Siboney-Jutucí. Rapid Biological Inventories Report 13 by F. Maceira, A. Fong, W.S. Alverson, T. Wachter;Cuba: Parque Nacional "Alejandro de Humboldt." Rapid Biological Inventories Report 14 by Fong G., F.D. Maceira, W.S. Alverson, T. Wachter. Journal of Latin American Geography Vol. 7, No. 1 (2008), pp. 227-229. Stable
  • Vita: Life in a zone of social abandonment. By J. Behl, University of California Press, 2005, Choice, February, 2006 .
  • Recent Satire and Criticism in Cuba. Journal of Latin American Geography 4 (2): 137-140. Suite Habana by Fernando Pérez, Ana Laura Díaz; Monte Rouge by Eduardo del Llano. 2006.
  • Toma de decisiones colectivas y política del suelo: Estudios de caso en Tenerife. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 96 (3): 682-684, 2006.
  • Undoing Empire: Race and Nation in the Mulatto Caribbean. Journal of Latin American Geography 4(1): 139-142, 2005.
  • A National Health Service? The Restructuring of Health Care in Britain Since 1979. By John Mohan. New York: St. Martin's Press and London: Macmillan, 1995. In Health & Place 3:68-70, 1997.
  • Urban Health Care Delivery in Developing Countries. By Leslie Mayhew. In Urban Studies, 33( 9): 1748, 1996.
  • American Childhood: Risks and Realities. By Dona Schneider, In Health & Social Care in the Community, 4(1):69, 1996. (book review)