Latin America Publications

Participatory Innovation and Representative Democracy in Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
This empirically grounded collection examines the growth of participatory institutions in Latin American democracy and how such institutions affect representative government. Selee and Peruzzotti analyze specific cases in Mexico, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, and Argentina.

Strategies for Promoting Gender Equity in Developing Countries

Jul 07, 2011
This Conference Report examines strategies for promoting gender equity in development. It draws upon experts to analyze individual cases from throughout the developing world. The report also aims to identify policy options for enhancing gender equity and suggests ways of rethinking current debates over the inclusion of women.

The Peace Process in Colombia with the ELN: The Role of Mexico

Jul 07, 2011
The Mexican facilitator in the ELN peace talks, Ambassador Andrés Valencia, spoke at an off-the-record session on June 21, 2005. This document constitutes Ambassador Valencia's account of the attempt to arrange a meeting between ELN military leaders and the Mexican facilitating team, an attempt that ended in failure.

Crime and Social Policies in Latin America: Problems and Solutions

Jul 07, 2011
This paper explores the relationships between crime and health problems and between crime and economic problems. It also gives recommendations for formulating crime prevention policies.

Trends in Agricultural Production and the Future of the Trans-boundary Río Grande/Río Bravo Basin

Jul 07, 2011
The report is based on the results of a May 2004 conference involving agricultural experts from both the U.S. and Mexico.

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