Latin America Publications

Changes in Cuban Society since the Nineties

Jul 07, 2011
This book aims to provide academics, policymakers, NGOs and the media in Cuba, Latin America and North America, with a better understanding of the changes in Cuban civil society since the collapse of the Soviet Union and their implications in the areas of research, academic and literary production, and public policy. more

The Economics of War: The Intersection of Need, Creed, and Greed

Jul 07, 2011
This conference report of a September 10, 2001 conference on "The Economics of War" explores greed and grievance as sources of conflict. more

Controlling the Armed Forces in Democratic Transitions: Cases from Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
This paper explores civil-military relations during the transition to democracy and during the democratic consolidation stage. more

Mafia & Co.

Jul 07, 2011
Mafia & Co. provides an analytical perspective of the inner workings and expansion of organized crime in three Latin American countries. The author provides a comparative investigation looking specifically at criminal networks in Colombia, Mexico, and Brazil. more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.