Publications

Stalin's Police: Public Order and Mass Repression in the USSR, 1926-1941 by Paul Hagenloh

Stalin's Police: Public Order and Mass Repression in the USSR, 1926–1941

May 01, 2009
Stalin’s Police offers a new interpretation of the mass repressions associated with the Stalinist terror of the late 1930s. more

Participatory Institutions in Democratic Brazil by Leonardo Avritzer

Participatory Institutions in Democratic Brazil

May 01, 2009
Brazil has conducted some of the world’s most stunning experiments in participatory democracy, most notably the creation of city budgets through local citizens’ meetings. Leonardo Avritzer introduces a fresh analytical approach to reveal the social and institutional conditions that make civic participation most effective. more

Chinese Utopianism: A Comparative Study of Reformist Thought with Japan and Russia, 1898-1997 by Shiping Hua

Chinese Utopianism: A Comparative Study of Reformist Thought with Japan and Russia, 1898-1997

May 01, 2009
Chinese Utopianism offers a new explanation of extreme radicalism in Chinese reform movements from the late nineteenth century through the Cultural Revolution and into the post-Mao era. more

PEN 18 - Oversight of Next Generation Nanotechnology

Apr 28, 2009
View Existing health and safety agencies are unable to cope with the risk assessment, standard setting and oversight challenges of advancing nanotechnology. The nation needs a new agency to address current forms of pollution and to deal with the health and environmental impacts of the technically complex products promised by rapid 21st century scientific advances. In this landmark report, Oversight of Next Generation Nanotechnology, J. Clarence (Terry) Davies calls for a new Department of Environmental and Consumer Protection to oversee product regulation, pollution control and monitoring, and technology assessment. more

Pathways to Peace: Defining Community in the Age of Globalization

Apr 17, 2009
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding. more

Pathways to Peace: Defining Community in the Age of Globalization

Apr 17, 2009
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding. more

Global Conflict Transformation: Lessons from the Field

Apr 17, 2009
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding. more

Global Conflict Transformation: Lessons from the Field

Apr 17, 2009
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding. more

Reflection Paper - Pathways to Peace: Defining Community in the Age of Globalization

Apr 17, 2009
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding. more

Defining Community in the Age of Globalization

Apr 17, 2009
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding. 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.