This book comparatively explores the obstacles countries face in sustaining and consolidating democratic systems. Topics include social services, poverty, and inequality, specific case studies, and how government policy and development practices improve the quality of life of citizens in democratic regimes.
Latin American Program in the News: What role will Latin America have in world affairs/global governance in the future?
Director Cynthia J. Arnson commented on the role that Latin America will play on the global stage in the coming years.
Director Cynthia Arnson urges the US to work creatively and honestly to address issues of importance to the region as well as to the United States, and to abandon a regional engagement based on unilateral imposition.
#115 Argentina at the Crossroads: Pathways and Obstacles to Democratization in the Present Political Conjuncture
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the challenges of resettling unaccompanied minors who may be deported from the U.S. to Central America.