Publications

Thinking Brazil 4.2

Nov 07, 2004
Brazil Elects a New President: What Lies ahead for Lula (November 2002) more

Crucial Needs, Weak Incentives: Social Secor Reform, Democratization, and Globalization in Latin America

Oct 01, 2004
Crucial Needs, Weak Incentives studies the politics of efforts to reform education and health services in Latin America in the 1990s. Both sectors were common targets of reform—education because of its economic importance, health care because of needs to reduce great inequities of access and opportunities to increase domestic savings presented by reforms. Both sectors also have large numbers of unionized public employees, whose presence affects patronage as well as political power. more

Reasonable Men, Powerful Words: Political Culture and Expertise in Twentieth Century Japan

Oct 01, 2004
Reasonable Men, Powerful Words traces the development of political culture in twentieth-century Japan through a social and intellectual biography of six Japanese economists who influenced national political life in significant ways. more

Beyond Free and Fair: Monitoring Elections and Building Democracy

Oct 01, 2004
Beyond Free and Fair Elections: Monitoring Elections and Building Democracy draws on worldwide experience since the mid-1980s to evaluate international election monitoring and domestic monitoring, and their contributions to democracy promotion and democratic change. In this book, Eric Bjornlund provides an overview of what election monitoring is, where it comes from, and how it is currently conducted, and he educes general lessons for democracy promotion.Access the live webcast of the book launch held with the author on December 9, 2004. more

Race, Culture, and the Intellectuals 1940–1970

Oct 01, 2004
Toward the end of World War II, scholars and writers reeling from the politics of racism stressed the unity of humankind, but by the early 1970s, dominant voices proclaimed ongoing diversity—sometimes irreconcilable antagonism—among human cultures. To study this transition from universalism to cultural particularism, Richard King focuses on the arguments of major thinkers, movements, and traditions of thought, attempting to construct a map of the ideological positions that were staked out and an intellectual history of this transition. more

China and the Warsaw Pact in the 1970-1980s

Sep 23, 2004
CWIHP e-Dossier No. 12 more

Thinking Brazil 11

Aug 07, 2004
Legislatures, trade and Integration Regional Initiatives in the Americas (August 2004) more

Annual Report 2003-2004

Jul 07, 2004
A review of the Brazil Institute's conferences, projects and publications from 2003-2004. more

Second Metropolis: Pragmatic Pluralism in Gilded Age Chicago, Silver Age Moscow, and Meiji Osaka

May 01, 2004
By exploring and comparing North America's, Russia's, and Japan's "second cities" of a century ago—-Chicago, Moscow, and Osaka—-Second Metropolis discloses the extent to which social fragmentation, frequently viewed as an obstacle to democratic development, actually fostered pluralistic public policies. 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.