Latin America Publications

Armies in Times of Peace: The Division of Labor Between Armed Forces and Police

Jul 07, 2011
This publication examines the lack of a common definition of security and addresses the division of labor between the armed forces and the national police corps in small- and medium-sized countries. more

Experiencias de Prevención del Delito en América Latina

Jul 07, 2011
This bulletin presents a summary, in Spanish, of a 2001 seminar to discuss citizen security and strategies for coordinated action between various sectors of society. more

La economía política del tratado de libre comercio entre Perú y Estados Unidos

Jul 07, 2011
This publication explores the significance of the implementation of the US-Peru free trade agreement for the Peruvian political economy. The work is a result of an August 29 and 30, 2008 conference in Lima, co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center's Latin American Program and the Centro de Investigaciones de la Universidad del Pacífico. more

Participatory Institutions in Democratic Brazil

Jul 07, 2011
Brazil has conducted some of the world's most stunning experiments in participatory democracy, most notably the creation of city budgets through local citizens' meetings. Leonardo Avritzer introduces a fresh analytical approach, highlighting civic participation's most effective means and expanding the empirical base for assessing state institutions. 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.