Publications

FUNGLODE/GFDD has a large catalog of publications:

Dr. Leonel Fernández Books

Años de formación, escritos políticos de vanguardia

Years of Learning, Cutting Edge Political Writings
by Leonel Fernández

An excellent mosaic that captures the spirit of the 1970s from the perspective of a restless and radical young man who, with unusual maturity and intellectual curiosity, steps into a world undergoing profound change.
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El delito de opinión pública: censura, ideología y libertad de expresión

The Crime of Public Opinion: Censorship, Ideology and Freedom of Expression
by Leonel Fernández

Although not expressly classified as one of the so-called press offenses, the crime of public opinion is a reality in the legal world as well as in political and social life.
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Books

Desarrollo Sostenible y la Economía Verde en la República Dominicana,
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Desarrollo Sostenible y la Economía Verde en la República Dominicana
by GFDD

Description:The book Hacia el Desarrollo Sostenible y la Economía Verde en la República Dominicana, is a publication of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) that promotes hands-on daily tips to green our everyday lives and businesses while showing international best practices and lessons learned on sustainability.

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For more information regarding the new publication Hacia el desarrollo sostenible y la economía verde en la República Dominicana, please write to mabreu@globalfoundationdd.org.

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El Metro and the Impacts of Transportation System Integration in Santo Domingo
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El Metro and the Impacts of Transportation System Integration in Santo Domingo
by Carl Allen

Description: Santo Domingo's rapid growth and largely informal public transportation system have left the city with inadequate capacity, substantial congestion, pollution and safety problems. The city's system inefficiencies and limited accessibility to job and population centers are typical in developing countries.

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If you wish to buy the book, place your order by phone to 212-751-5000 or send an email to: Kenia Hernandez kenia@globalfoundationdd.org

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Nuevas perspectivas

New Perspectives: Dominican Republic
by Natasha Despotovic (Author) and Anne Casale (Photographer)

Dominican Republic: New Perspectives, comprised of 400 aerial images is divided in 9 chapters, Reflections of Light, Coasts, Heights, Plains, History, City, People, Tourism and Work. Buy now >

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Dominican Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Environment

The book contains 712 terms, 19 thematic areas, 58 tables, 123 figures and 700 photographs, of which 200 are of the Dominican Republic.  Buy now >

Local Capacity Development: The Key to Benefiting from Globalization and Reducing Unemployment in the Dominican Republic
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Local Capacity Development: The Key to Benefiting from Globalization and Reducing Unemployment in the Dominican Republic
by José G. Caraballo-Cueto

Description: Interestingly enough, in 1950, the Dominican Republic (DR) had a larger GDP per capita than many of the so-called “Asian Tigers”, including South Korea (henceforth Korea) and Taiwan2. But, as shown in Figure 1, in 2008, GDP per capita in Korea was four times larger than that of the DR. Similarly, in 2008, Taiwan had a GDP per capita quadruple the amount in the DR.

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Mental Health Development within the Dominican Republic
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Mental Health Development within the Dominican Republic
by Yosmayra E. Reyes

Description: The Dominican Republic is a country on the brink of change both socially and economically. It is marked by a complex system whose aims have fallen short in distributing adequate health services to its indigent populations. Solutions in resource allocations are difficult as little research has been done with the intent of monitoring which subgroups and regions require additional servicing.

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Empowerment of Women in Democracies of Developing Countries: The Experience of the Dominican Republic
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Empowerment of Women in Democracies of Developing Countries: The Experience of the Dominican Republic
by Rosa Rita Álvarez

Description: Since the last century, Dominican women have struggled long and hard to overcome the factors that determine the social, economic, cultural and political inequalities that affect them. These struggles were strengthened after the establishment of our democratic system. Since then, several constitutions have been proclaimed that incorporated legal enhancements favoring gender equity and the advancement of women.

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The Presence of Africa in the Caribbean, the Antilles and the United States
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The Presence of Africa in the Caribbean, the Antilles and the United States

Description: Colonial slavery from the 16th century establishes an obligatory context for understanding the history and culture of Santo Domingo. It is also provides an indispensable key to comprehend the early and universal history that emerged from the relationship between Europe, Africa and America.

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Retos de la educación a distancia by Heitor Gurgulino de Souza

Description: the author cites groundbreaking initiatives being spearheaded in the area of distance education innovation around the globe, by institutions such as: Virtual Educa; the Universidade Aberta do Brasil (Open University of Brazil); the National Science Foundation in the US; Next Generation Learning Challenges in the US, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; Abu Dhabi University; the Bunyad Foundation in Pakistan endorsed by UNESCO; the African Virtual University, funded by the World Bank, with headquarters in Kenya and operations in more than thirty countries in Africa; and the TED-Ed Brain Trust in the U.S.

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School Garden Manual (in Spanish)

School Garden Manual (in Spanish)

Description: The program for Community Gardens has become a real national movement. GFDD/FUNGLODE are glad to share this experience through this practical guide.

Download your Guide HERE or email us at miguia@dreff.org


Magazines

Revista Global

Global Magazine - Articles

  • A global overview of decentralization
  • Civil society: five uses of the concept
  • Company social responsibility: Profitability versus general prosperity?
  • Caribbean Art: center and periphery
Claves del Mundo
  • China: The world’s factory
  • New immigration and the crisis of integration models
  • Towards a sustainable use of marines resources
  • Integration and business between Latin America and the United States
Libros Books
  • Building a Strategic Alliance for Development: Dominican Republic – State of New York
  • Dominican Literature in the United States
  • Foreign Free Trade Zone in the 21st Century: Strategic Options to compete globally.
Diccionario del Estudiante
Student Dictionary

"With the Student dictionary project, The Royal Spanish Academy is proposing to cover an area not always covered by traditional school dictionaries, and is dedicating itself to a section of users, Spanish as well as Latin Americans, covering students from ages 12 to 18”

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