Publications

CES 2, p. 79-99

Jul 07, 2011
CONFERENCES ON THE ENVIRONMENT IN CHINA 79, INVENTORY OF ENVIRONMENTAL WORK IN CHINA 81, BIBLIOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO THE LITERATURE 94 more

CES 8 Feature Article, pp.27-40:

Jul 07, 2011
China's Evolving Civil Society: From Environment to Health By Drew Thompson and Xiaoqing Lu Feature Box: The China Environmental Health Project more

Speech by His Excellency Atiku Abubakar on Democracy in Nigeria

Jul 07, 2011
On May 2nd, 2005, His Excellency Atiku Abubakar, Vice President of Nigeria spoke on progress building democracy in Nigeria. He discussed recent developments in the fight against corruption, the introduction of electoral democracy, improving democratic and human rights practices, and the future of U.S-Nigeria Relations. more

South Africa and the United States: A Post-Election Prognosis

Jul 07, 2011
Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Ambassador Johnnie Carson discussed the Obama Administration’s strong commitment to South Africa and spoke of the administration’s desire to build upon existing areas of cooperation. Carson described South Africa as the economic locomotive crucial to Africa’s long-term growth and stability. He praised the country’s commitment to democracy and rule of law, noting that South Africa’s record of success serves as a powerful example to other African governments. Carson emphasized the importance of economic partnership as being at the heart of US-South African relations. more

Corbalan, Maria Alejandra. Banco Mundial. Intervención y disciplinamiento. El caso Argentino, enseñanzas para América Latina. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2002

Jul 07, 2011
Este libro analiza el papel del Banco Mundial en el proceso de reordenamiento del sistema capitalista a través de la actuación de ese organismo en el período 1990-1996 en la Argentina, años durante los cuales se llevó a cabo la reforma del Estado. Intenta desconstruir el "mito" erigido en torno del Banco Mundial, así como de otros organismos multilaterales de crédito. Como sabemos, un proceso de mitificación, en tanto experiencia de objetivación social, construye creencias, imágenes y realidades simbólicas para que sean vividas como reales y colaboren en la ratificación de un poder. El análisis de las estrategias desplegadas para ello por el Banco Mundial revela la importancia de su injerencia en procesos económicos y sociales nacionales, que sin duda puede ser considerada como una enseñanza para los países latinoamericanos. 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.