Publications

Citizen's Basic Income

Mar 07, 2007
LAP Special Report by Woodrow Wilson Fellow Eduardo Suplicy on if and when cash transfers will be provided in Brazil on a universal basis, without eligibility controls or limits. more

PEN 6 - NanoFrontiers: Visions for the Future of Nanotechnology (Report)

Mar 01, 2007
View Controlling the properties and behavior of matter at the smallest scale—in effect, “domesticating atoms”—can help to overcome some of the world’s biggest challenges, concludes a new report on how diverse experts view the future of nanotechnology. This publication highlights the findings of a Washington, DC meeting organized by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies more

Thinking Brazil 25

Feb 07, 2007
Basic Education in Brazil:What's Wrong and How to Fix It February 2007 more

Brazilian Perspectives on the United States: Advancing U.S. Studies in Brazil

Jan 08, 2007
Co-sponsored by the Brazil Institute and the Brazilian Embassy in Washington, this bilingual publication includes essays on the United States by Brazilian scholars. It is the result of an effort to advance the tradition of U.S. Studies in Brazil. more

Perspectivas Brasileiras sobre os Estados Unidos: Promover os Estudos dos EUA no Brasil

Jan 07, 2007
Co-patrocinada pelo Brazil Institute e pela Embaixada do Brasil em Washington, esta publicação bilíngüe inclui ensaios de estudiosos brasileiros sobre os Estados Unidos. É o resulto de um esforço parapromover os Estudos dos EUA no Brasil. more

Thinking Brazil 24

Nov 07, 2006
Economic Policy and Prospects for Reform:Lula's Second Administration November 2006 more

Rebounding Identities: The Politics of Identity in Russia and Ukraine

Oct 01, 2006
An examination of post-Soviet society through ethnic, religious, and linguistic criteria, this volume turns what is typically anthropological subject matter into the basis of politics, sociology, and history. more

Toward a Society under Law: Citizens and Their Police in Latin America

Oct 01, 2006
Toward a Society under Law covers issues of crime and police in Latin America, with chapters on the impact of community policing, the role of advocacy networks, urban social policies and crime, and the cost of crime. It also includes case studies of police reform, community policing, Argentina's national plan for crime prevention, and crime in Mexico City more

Reins of Liberation: An Entangled History of Mongolian Independence, Chinese Territoriality, and Great Power Hegemony, 1911-1950

Oct 01, 2006
The author's purpose in writing this book is to use the Mongolian question to illuminate much larger issues of twentieth-century Asian history: how war, revolution, and great-power rivalries induced or restrained the formation of nationhood and territoriality. He thus continues the argument he made in Frontier Passages that on its way to building a communist state, the CCP was confronted by a series of fundamental issues pertinent to China's transition to nation-statehood. 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.