New Book: Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective: Africa, Asia, and Latin AmericaMay 24, 2004
Latin American Program staff members Joseph S. Tulchin and Andrew D. Selee, along with Philip Oxhorn, present a new book that studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society. For more information, see our Latin American Program Books page.
Articles on Conflict and Peace in Colombia, Analyzing Citizenship, MERCOSUR, Mexican & US Journalists Seminar, Changes in Cuban Society, Hemispheric Security, Combatting Child Labor in Brazil and more! Download the .pdf from our Noticias publications page.
Religion, Culture, and Society: The Case of Cuba is now available as a .pdf file. This book is the result of a January 21-22, 2003 conference that included a series of six panels that focused on religion, culture and society in Cuba and their relationship to the formation of identity both in Cuba and across international borders. To download a copy of this publication, see our publications page.
Beyond Imagined Communities; Illegal Drugs, Economy, and Society in the Andes; Crime and Violence in Latin America; and Entre el crimen y el castigo are new titles now featured on our publications page.
Many working papers are now available as printable documents. See our Documents & Papers section to download copies. More coming soon!
Argentina - United States Bilateral Relations: An Historical Perspective and Future Challenges is now available as a .pdf file. This publication contains edited versions of presentations made at a March 3, 2003 meeting in Buenos Aires. To learn more and download the document, visit the publications page of the Argentina @ The Wilson Center's website.
Please visit our Documents & Papers link to read summaries of new articles and books on Argentine political, social, and economic situation.Por favor visite nuestro link de Documents & Papers, para obtener reseñas de publicaciones recientes sobre la situación política, social y económica de Argentina.
Dr. Marcos Cueto and Dr. Jesus Silva-Herzog Marquez arrived this January for the Spring semester.
The Wilson Center's Latin American Program, the Kellogg Institute of the University of Notre Dame, and Fundación Ideas para la Paz in Bogotá recently sponsored a conference, "Conflict and Peace in Colombia: Consequences and Perspectives for the Future" where panelists explored the policies set in motion during President Uribe’s first year in office, the economic and humanitarian consequences of the conflict, and possibilities for peacemaking with both guerrilla and paramilitary groups. The papers from the conference are available for download.