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Quechua Oqrakashqa: The Effects of Mining Consortia and Globalization on Local Quechua Communities in the Peruvian Andes

July 2012

Mining consortia play an important part in improving Peru’s world role in the export of precious and base metals and minerals.

Diabetes Mellitus and Tuberculosis in Countries with High Tuberculosis Burdens: Individual Risks and Social Determinants

January 2011

Background A growing body of evidence supports the role of type 2 diabetes as an individual-level risk factor for tuberculosis (TB), though evidence from developing countries with the highest TB...

The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World

January 2008

In his new book, The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World (Times Books 2008), Larry Diamond intensely scrutinizes the global effort on democracy promotion....

Inside Rebellion: The Politics of Insurgent Violence

October 2006

Some rebel groups abuse noncombatant populations, while others exhibit restraint.

Cost-effectiveness of cervical-cancer screening in five developing countries.

November 2005

BACKGROUND: Cervical-cancer screening strategies that involve the use of conventional cytology and require multiple visits have been impractical in developing countries.

How to Subvert Democracy: Montesinos in Peru

October 2004

Which of the democratic checks and balances - opposition parties, the judiciary, a free press - is the most forceful? Peru has the full set of democratic institutions.

No Association Between Helicobacter pylori and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infections Among Gastrointestinal Clinic Attendees in Lima, Peru

December 2003

Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection can cause hypochlorhydria, a positive risk factor for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection.

New Threat of Terror in the Western Hemisphere, A

January 2003

In its relations with Peru, the United States has historically placed greatest emphasis on fighting the war on drugs.

Growth Slowing After Acute Helicobacter pylori Infection is Age-Dependent

December 2002

Objective: Most infections occur during childhood, but the health effects of childhood infection are poorly understood.

Acute Helicobacter pylori Infection is Followed by an Increase in Diarrheal Diseases Among Peruvian Children

December 2001

Background: Cohort and case-crossover studies were conducted to evaluate whether new Helicobacter pylori infections are followed by increased diarrhea.

Democracy in Latin America: Degrees, Illusions, and Directions for Consolidation

December 1996

How can external actors - governments, regional organizations, the United Nations, financial institutions, nongovernmental organizations - affect the process of democratic transition and...