Latin America Publications

Enter the Dragon? China's Presence in Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
This report examines China's presence in Latin America from the perspectives of both regions. It pays special attention to the nature of the economic and geopolitical relationship, and how the U.S. should respond to China's growing presence in its own "backyard." more

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. more

Participatory Institutions in Democratic Brazil

Jul 07, 2011
Brazil has conducted some of the world's most stunning experiments in participatory democracy, most notably the creation of city budgets through local citizens' meetings. Leonardo Avritzer introduces a fresh analytical approach, highlighting civic participation's most effective means and expanding the empirical base for assessing state institutions. 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.