Latin America Publications

La agenda de seguridad en Centroamérica

Jul 07, 2011
This publication provides a summary of a workshop held in San Salvador, El Salvador on July 14-15, 2005 that analyzed security and defense reforms and identified central themes in Central America's security agenda. (in Spanish) more

Decentralization in Brazil: Urban Democratic Governance and Development

Jul 07, 2011
This publication summarizes a workshop from November 5-6, 2001 that discussed democratic governance and development in an urban setting, particularly in the Brazilian context. more

Nontraditional Security Threats in the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Relationshp: Overview and Recommendations

Jul 07, 2011
Prepared for the Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center, study on the “Parameters of Partnership in U.S.-Mexico Relations,” January 2005. more

Participación ciudadana y percepción de inseguridad en América Latina

Jul 07, 2011
This report is part of a series of research projects aimed at analyzing the influence of citizen participation and public security. 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

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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.