Latin America Publications

The Outlook for Energy Reform in Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
In July of 2009, four experts from the region convened to talk about their perspectives on the potential for reform in four leading oil producing nations: Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela. This paper provides a summary of the event, and in doing so evaluates the current climate for significant reform in these four Latin American nations. more

The Role of the Media in the Consolidation of Democracy

Jul 07, 2011
This report summarizes a November 2004 conference co-sponsored by the Organization of American States that discussed the role the media plays in the consolidation of democracy. more

Social Development in Latin America: The Politics of Reform

Jul 07, 2011
This volume provides a wide-ranging analysis of social welfare reform in the region, examining in particular the politics involved in implementing difficult and controversial social policies that often pit the middle strata of society, represented by powerful stakeholders, against the poor.Order this book from Lynne Rienner Publishers. more

Brazil as a Regional Power: Views from the Hemisphere

Jul 07, 2011
This report, based on a conference organized by the Latin American Program and the Brazil Institute, summarizes the multiple and complex perceptions held by Brazilians as well as a host of other countries in the region regarding Brazil's "emergence" as a regional and global power. 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.