This report summarizes the activities, publications, scholars, and contributors of the program for the last five years.
Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin, director of the Latin American Program and a specialist in Argentine affairs, was the focus of an article entitled "La inseguridad no es el problema central" that appeared in the Argentine newspaper La Nacion on Wednesday, September 8.Read the full text of the article.
Latin Americanists Jonathan Fox and Mark Ungar join a group of 23 Fellows for the 2004-2005 academic year.
As part of its ongoing effort to promote public discussion of key elements in the debate over security, sovereignity, and security, the Latin American Program organized the conference "Human Rights in the International System: Enforcing Global Governance" to study the current role of human rights in the international system, and the use of human rights as a foreign policy strategy. This publication is the report from this conference.Download a .pdf of the publication.
The Electronic Update on the Americas series, a new initiative launched by the Latin American Program, provides easier access to timely information about issues related to Latin America. The new e-Update bulletins will be available to a wider audience, will be disseminated more quickly, and will be accessible in the future via the Latin American Program website. View our first bulletin in our Publications section.
Articles on Conflict and Peace in Colombia, Analyzing Citizenship, MERCOSUR, Mexican & US Journalists Seminar, Changes in Cuban Society, Hemispheric Security, Combatting Child Labor in Brazil and more! Download the .pdf from our Noticias publications page.
New Book: Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective: Africa, Asia, and Latin AmericaMay 24, 2004
Latin American Program staff members Joseph S. Tulchin and Andrew D. Selee, along with Philip Oxhorn, present a new book that studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society. For more information, see our Latin American Program Books page.
Religion, Culture, and Society: The Case of Cuba is now available as a .pdf file. This book is the result of a January 21-22, 2003 conference that included a series of six panels that focused on religion, culture and society in Cuba and their relationship to the formation of identity both in Cuba and across international borders. To download a copy of this publication, see our publications page.
Beyond Imagined Communities; Illegal Drugs, Economy, and Society in the Andes; Crime and Violence in Latin America; and Entre el crimen y el castigo are new titles now featured on our publications page.
Many working papers are now available as printable documents. See our Documents & Papers section to download copies. More coming soon!