Latin America Publications

Population, Poverty, and Vulnerability

Jul 07, 2011
This article analyzes the relationships between demographic dynamics and Hurricane Mitch in Central America, and extracts from that experience lessons that can help reduce vulnerability to natural disasters in the long run. more

Empowering Parents While Making Them Pay: Autonomous Schools and Education Reform Processes in Nicaragua

Jul 07, 2011
This paper explores the school reform process in the Nicaraguan Autonomous Schools Program. more

Democratic Governance and Social Inequality

Jul 07, 2011
This volume examines the challenges that social inequities present to democratic governments. Its authors argue that issues of poverty and inequality – far from diminishing – are becoming even more important in the global environment. Bridging economic and political concerns, they consider the relationships between globalization, income and wealth inequality, and democratic governance. more

La Prevención y Respuesta al Crimen Urbano y a la Violencia en Latinoamérica y el Caribe

Jul 07, 2011
Este trabajo presenta una reseña de una conferencia de 2003 con el fin de establecer cuál es la tendencia internacional en materia de prevención de la violencia y promoción de la seguridad ciudadana. 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.