Asia Publications

Japan's Political Mess: Abe Failed, Can Fukuda Do Better?

Jul 07, 2011
Asia Program Special Report No. 139 by Robert Pekkanen, Shinju Fujihira, Jun Saito, and Sherry L. Martin. Edited by Mark Mohr. more

Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective: Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society. This book presents case studies from six countries in three continents in which decentralization of some parts of government has been attempted: Mexico, Chile, South Africa, Kenya, the Philippines, and Indonesia.More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website. more

CES 9 Feature Article, pp. 19-42

Jul 07, 2011
Surf and Turf: Environmental and Food Safety Concerns of China's Aquaculture and Animal Husbandry By Linden J. Ellis & Jennifer L. Turner Feature Box: Greening China's Banks By Christina Larson more

Education Reform in Pakistan: Building for the Future

Jul 07, 2011
This volume takes a fresh look at one of the most pressing problems facing Pakistan today--its wholly inadequate education system. Until and unless Pakistan comes to grips with the many deficiencies in the manner in which it educates its young people, it is unlikely to be successful in creating a flourishing, prosperous, tolerant country. more

CES 7 Commentaries, pp. 79-88

Jul 07, 2011
Running into Dead Ends: Challenges in Researching the Three Gorges Dam by Gørild Heggelund; Ecosystem Governance in a Cross-border Area: Building a Tuman River Transboundary Biosphere Reserve by Sangmin Nam 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.