Population Publications

Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America, edited by Katherine Hite and Mark Ungar

Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America

Jul 25, 2013
In Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-first Century, some of the Western Hemisphere’s leading human rights experts shape and bolster new approaches, from the concepts of rights to transnational efforts, by placing the struggle for rights in historical and comparative perspective. more

The State of the Border Report

May 23, 2013
As the debate over immigration reform has brought the management of the U.S.-Mexico border back into the spotlight, this report provides a comprehensive look at the state of affairs in the management of the U.S.-Mexico border and the border region, focusing on four core areas: trade and competitiveness, security, sustainability, and quality of life. The report suggests that rather than consider each issue individually, the interdependent nature of topics like trade and security demand the border be approached from a more holistic perspective. more

A Wary Welcome: Varying Reception of Migrants in Russian Cities

May 08, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute and Comparative Urban Studies Eurasian Migration Paper #7, 2013. PDF 42 pages. more

 Communism on Tomorrow Street: Mass Housing and Everyday Life after Stalin by Steven E. Harris

Communism on Tomorrow Street: Mass Housing and Everyday Life after Stalin

Apr 24, 2013
Communism on Tomorrow Street examines how, beginning under Khrushchev in 1953, a generation of Soviet citizens moved from overcrowded communal dwellings to modern single-family apartments, later dubbed khrushchevka. Arguing that moving to a separate apartment allowed ordinary urban dwellers to experience Khrushchev’s thaw, Steven E. Harris fundamentally shifts interpretation of the period. more

Rural Living Standards in the Soviet Union (1981)

Apr 24, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #130, 1981. PDF 27 pages. more

Nationalism and Social Class in the Russian Revolution: The Cases of Baku and Tiflis (1980)

Apr 11, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #93, 1980. PDF 32 pages. more

The Turkic Peoples and Caucasia (1980)

Apr 11, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #92, 1980. PDF 37 pages. more

The Population of Persian Armenia Prior to and Immediately Following its Annexation to the Russian Empire, 1826-32 (1980)

Apr 11, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #91, 1980. PDF 18 pages. more

Housing in Central Asia: Demography, Ownership, Tradition. The Uzbek Example (1979)

Apr 11, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #82, 1979. PDF 14 pages. 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.