Publications

Illegal Drugs, Economy, and Society in the Andes

Oct 01, 2003
Some countries develop illegal drug industries, and others do not. Discerning the distinguishing characteristics--social, economic, and political--of countries with these industries forms the subject of this sophisticated and humane subject. more

Mercosur and the Creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas

Sep 07, 2003
Summary and examination of negotiations aimed at the creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas, with special attention to the positions of Mercosur countries. Completed with financial support from the Tinker Foundation and the GE Foundation. more

Thinking Brazil 8

Aug 07, 2003
Race and Social Inequality Color, Class and Culture in Brazil and the US August 2003 more

Thinking Brazil 3

Jul 07, 2003
Race Relations in Brazil and the US Diversity in Perspectives August 2002 more

Thinking Brazil 7

Jun 07, 2003
Brazil - U.S. Bilateral Relations A Dynamic Agenda for the 21st Century June 2003 more

Thinking Brazil 6

May 07, 2003
Brazilian Environmental Policy Under Lula Balancing Priorities May 2003 more

Finding the Middle Way:The Utraquists' Liberal Challenge to Rome and Luther

May 01, 2003
Can an orthodox Christian creed and ritual be combined with a liberal church administration and a tolerant civic acceptance of not-so-orthodox views and practices? This question--perennial among Catholics for the past two centuries and the goal of the Anglican quest for a via media--finds an affirmative answer in Zdenek V. David's history of the Utraquist church of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Bohemia. more

Crime and Violence in Latin America: Citizen Security, Democracy, and the State

May 01, 2003
By virtually any standard of measurement, Latin America ranks as one of the most violent regions in the world. Violence and crime pose serious threats to the relatively fragile democracies of Latin America and the Caribbean. This volume offers timely discussion by attorneys, government officials, policy analysts, and academics from the United States and Latin America of the responses of the state, civil society, and the international community to these threats. more

Religion Returns to the Public Square: Faith and Policy in America

May 01, 2003
Religion Returns to the Public Square:Faith and Policy in America explores how and why religion has to be mixed up with American politics. Uncovering philosophical, historical, legal, and social roots of this relationship, these essays go beyond hot-button issues to reflect on the current interactions and future possibilities of religion and politics in America. more

Confronting Vietnam: Soviet Policy toward the Indochina Conflict, 1954–1963, by Ilya V. Gaiduk

Confronting Vietnam: Soviet Policy toward the Indochina Conflict, 1954–1963

May 01, 2003
Based on extensive research in the Russian archives, this book examines the Soviet approach to the Vietnam conflict between the 1954 Geneva conference on Indochina and late 1963, when the overthrow of the South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem and the assassination of John F. Kennedy radically transformed the conflict. 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.