Latin America Publications

Cuba and its Neighbors: The Challenges of Change

Jul 07, 2011
In the aftermath of Raúl Castro's rise to power, this conference examined the recent evolution of key areas of Cuba's international agenda - hemispheric relations, tourism, foreign investment and economy, energy, and security. Conference experts explained the challenges confronting Cuba as it seeks a better international economic and political insertion. more

Social Development in Latin America: The Politics of Reform

Jul 07, 2011
This volume provides a wide-ranging analysis of social welfare reform in the region, examining in particular the politics involved in implementing difficult and controversial social policies that often pit the middle strata of society, represented by powerful stakeholders, against the poor.Order this book from Lynne Rienner Publishers. more

Invisible No More: Mexican Migrant Civic Participation in the United States

Jul 07, 2011
Co-published by the Wilson Center and the University of California, Santa Cruz. more

Repoliticizing Latin America: The Revival of Populist and Leftist Alternatives

Jul 07, 2011
This essay explores the dual "fault lines" in Latin American democracy that have contributed to the rise of new popular and leftist movements. more

Brazil as a Regional Power: Views from the Hemisphere

Jul 07, 2011
This report, based on a conference organized by the Latin American Program and the Brazil Institute, summarizes the multiple and complex perceptions held by Brazilians as well as a host of other countries in the region regarding Brazil's "emergence" as a regional and global power. 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.