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.

Decentralization and Democracy: A Continuing Challenge for Venezuela

Jul 07, 2011
This report results from a seminar held on June 13, 2002 that discussed decentralization and democratic governance in relation to Venezuela.

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