Latin America Publications

Interests, Institutions, and Reformers: The Politics of Education Decentralization in Mexico

Jul 07, 2011
This paper uses Mexico as a case for exploring the introduction of education reform in a hostile political environment. more

Crime, Violence, and Security in the Caribbean

Jul 07, 2011
Summary of an event held on October 30, 2007. A group of specialists and practitioners gathered to reflect on how crime and violence in the Caribbean have typically been addressed, and to discuss ways in which to devise and implement new approaches to problems of social cohesion, urban crime, and insecurity. more

Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug

Jul 07, 2011
Paul Gootenberg traces the rise of one of Latin America's notable exports: cocaine. Gootenberg guides the reader through the history of cocaine and details the involvement of prominent and shadow actors who transformed the formerly medicinal plant into an industrial trade commodity. Andean Cocaine provides a means to understanding not only the rise of cocaine, but also the effect its industry has had on the United States. 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.