Latin America Publications

La "nueva izquierda " en America Latina: Derechos humanos, participacion politica, y sociedad civil

Jul 07, 2011
This book explores the phenomenon of leftist governments in Latin America from the perspective of human rights and civic participation. Topics include accountability for past violations, new challenges in promoting human rights, political participation and civil state society, and social politics and civil society. more

The Role of Media in the Consolidation of Democracy

Jul 07, 2011
Latin American Program Special Report, February 2005 more

Human Rights in the International System

Jul 07, 2011
The Latin American Program organized the conference "Human Rights in the International System: Enforcing Global Governance" to study the current role of human rights in the international system, and the use of human rights as a foreign policy strategy. This publication is the report from this conference. more

Illegal Drugs, Economy, and Society in the Andes

Jul 07, 2011
Some countries develop illegal drug industries, and others do not. Discerning the distinguishing characteristics -- social, economic, and political -- of countries with these industries forms the subject of this sophisticated and humane study. Order this book from Johns Hopkins University Press. more

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. 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.