Asia Publications

CES 11 pp. 216-238

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Box: Sino-Italian Energy and Environmental Cooperation By Natalie Matthews Commentary: Eco-Farming: A Long-Term Strategy for Dealing with Climate Change By Pan Wenjing (Translated by Ada Wu) Commentary: Too Much of a Good Thing? Phosphorus Flows and Water Eutrophication in China By Marcy Nicks Moody Commentary: Local Understanding of a Melting Glacier: Conversing with Lamas and Circumambulators in Shangri-La By Zhou Lei Spotlight on NGO Activism: Zero-Waste Comes to China: The Green Anhui-GAIA Partnership By Skye Gilbert Feature Box: Anatomy of a Partnership: Benefits of U.S.-China Private Sector Cooperation in the Power Sector By Claire Casey & John Juech Feature Box: The China Carbon Forum: Enhancing China’s Response to Climate Change through Network-building and Stakeholder Dialogue By Leo Horn-Phathanothai 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 5 Feature Article, pp. 45-58; Commentaries/Notes From the Field, pp. 59-92

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Article, p. 45-58: New Partners or Old Brothers? GONGOs in Transnational Environmental Advocacy in China by Fengshi Wu Commentaries/Notes From the Field, p. 59-92: Looking into a Microcosm of China's Water Problems: Dilemmas of Shanxi--A High and Dry Province by Jih-Un Kim, p.59 Networking for Development of Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims in China by Kenji Otsuka, p.63 Xinjiang: A Trip to the New Territory by Wen Bo, p.66 China's Nature Reserves: Protecting Species or Generating Profits? by Lawrence Glacy, p. 69 The Yunnan Great Rivers Project by Ou Xiaokun, p.74 Environmental Action as Mass Campaign by Jane Sayers, p.77 Spray-Painting Change? Beijing's Green Olympics, NGOs and Lessons Learned from Sydney by Timothy Hildebrandt, p.80 Brick by Brick: Improving the Energy and Environmental Performance of China's Buildings by Robert Watson and Barbara Finamore, p.86 Lean and Green: Boosting Chinese Energy Efficiency through ESCOs by Pam Baldinger, p.90 Energy and Environmental Performance of China's Buildings by Robert Watson and Barbara Finamore, p.86Lean and Green: Boosting Chinese Energy Efficiency through ESCOs by Pam Baldinger, p.90 more

The Cold War in East Asia, 1945-1991, edited by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa

The Cold War in East Asia: 1945–1991

May 01, 2011
The Cold War in East Asia studies Asia as a second front in the Cold War, examining how the six powers—the United States, the Soviet Union, China, Japan, and North and South Korea—interacted with one another and forged the conditions that were distinct from the Cold War in Europe. more

So Much Aid, So Little Development: Stories from Pakistan by Samia Altaf

So Much Aid, So Little Development: Stories from Pakistan

May 01, 2011
Pakistan has received more than $20 billion in external development assistance but has made little evident improvement in its social indicators. So Much Aid, So Little Development offers a fresh explanation for this outcome. more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

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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.