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Portraits of an Invisible Country: The Photographs of Jorge Mario Mnera

by Jose Luis Falconi David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
02/2015
ISBN:
9780674055865
Format:
Pbk 66 pages

In 2003, Jorge Mario Munera won the Latino and Latin American Art Forum Prize at Harvard University, which entitled him to produce...

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Blood of Brothers: Life and War in Nicaragua, With New Afterword

by Stephen Kinzer and Merilee S Grindle David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
09/2007
ISBN:
9780674025936
Format:
Pbk 450 pages

In 1976, at age twenty-five, Stephen Kinzer arrived in Nicaragua as a freelance journalist--and became a witness to history. He...

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Manifest Destinies and Indigenous Peoples

by David Maybury-Lewis, Theodore Macdonald, Biorn Maybury-Lewis, Anders Stephanson, Claudia Briones et al David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
05/2009
ISBN:
9780674033139
Format:
Pbk 300 pages

How was frontier expansion rationalized in the Americas during the late nineteenth century? As new states fleshed out expanded...

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Taxation and Latin American Integration

by Vito Tanzi, Luiz Villela, Alberto Barreix, Reuven S Avi-Yonah, Richard M Bird and Harry Huizinga David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
09/2008
ISBN:
9781597820585
Format:
Pbk 437 pages

In South and Central America, a movement toward further economic integration has begun. Those policy actions may one day become...

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Outsiders?: The Changing Patterns of Exclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean, Economic and Social Progress in Latin America, 2008 Report

by Gustavo Marquez, Viviane Azevedo, Heather Berkman, Sebastian Calonico, Natalia Cardelli, Juan Camilo Chaparro et al David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
03/2008
ISBN:
9781597820592
Format:
Pbk 300 pages

Despite decades of reform and global integration, many people in Latin America claim they are worse off. Why do they lack productive...

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Privatization for the Public Good?: Welfare Effects of Private Intervention in Latin America

by Alberto Chong, Suzanne Duryea, Eliana La Ferrara, Lorena Alcazar, Felipe Barrera-Osorio et al David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
05/2008
ISBN:
9781597820608
Format:
Pbk 300 pages

Using unique household data sets for six Latin American countries, the essays collected in this volume put together a compelling...

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Policymaking in Latin America: How Politics Shapes Policies

by Ernesto Stein, Mariano Tommasi, Carlos Scartascini, Pablo Spiller, Lee J Alston, Marcus Andre Melo et al David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
03/2008
ISBN:
9781597820615
Format:
Pbk 500 pages

What determines the capacity of countries to design, approve, and implement effective public policies? To address this issue,...

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Beyond Facts: Understanding Quality of Life. Development in the Americas 2009

by Inter-American Development Bank, Eduardo Lora, Juan Camilo Chaparro, Suzanne Duryea et al David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
03/2009
ISBN:
9781597820790
Format:
Hbk 272 pages

Traditionally, the concept of quality of life has been viewed through objective indicators of living conditions, basic needs,...

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Poverty and Poverty Alleviation Strategies in North America

by Mary Jo Bane, René Zenteno, Sandra K Danziger, Richard Elmore, Michael Walton et al David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9780674035379
Format:
Pbk 300 pages

This book is a dialogue about poverty in North America, especially in Mexico and the United States. Poverty has different roots...

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Socially Inclusive Business: Engaging the Poor through Market Initiatives in Iberoamerica

by Patricia Marquez, Ezequiel Reficco, Gabriel Berger, Gerardo Lozano, Mladen Koljatic et al David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
06/2010
ISBN:
9780674053366
Format:
Pbk 200 pages

The idea that market mechanisms can mobilize social change by engaging the poor in win-win scenarios is gaining increased world...

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Living Standards in Latin American History: Height, Welfare, and Development, 1750-2000

by Ricardo Salvatore, John H Coatsworth and Amílcar E Chall David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
10/2010
ISBN:
9780674055858
Format:
Pbk 350 pages

Latin Americaas widespread poverty and multi-dimensioned inequalities have long perplexed and provoked observers. Until recently,...

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Crossings: Mexican Immigration in Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by Marcelo M Suarez-Orozco David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
08/1998
ISBN:
9780674177673
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Pb+ 448 pages

In the United States immigration is both history and destiny. It is the driving force behind a most significant social transformation...

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Latin America and the World Economy since 1800

by John H Coatsworth and Alan M Taylor David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
04/1999
ISBN:
9780674512818
Format:
Pbk 502 pages

The fifteen essays in this volume apply the methods of the new economic history to the history of the Latin American economies...

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Who Decides the Budget?

by Mark Hallerberg, Carlos Scartascini and Ernesto Stein David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
09/2009
ISBN:
9781597820899
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

The budget is the main tool used to allocate scarce public resources, and it is in the context of the budget process that politicians...

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How Democracy Works: Political Institutions, Actors, and Arenas in Latin American Policymaking

by Carlos Scartascini, Ernesto Stein and Mariano Tommasi David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studie
Pub Date:
08/2010
ISBN:
9781597821094
Format:
Pbk 348 pages

In the past thirty years, democratic freedom and competitive electoral processes have taken hold as never before in Latin America....

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