Publications

Purifying the Nation: Population Exchange and Ethnic Cleansing in Nazi-Allied Romania by Vladimir Solonari

Purifying the Nation: Population Exchange and Ethnic Cleansing in Nazi-Allied Romania

Oct 01, 2009
Purifying the Nation is a provocative new exploration of the Holocaust in World War II Romania. Vladimir Solonari argues that the persecution of Jews and Roma by the Romanian government was not a response to pressure from Nazi Germany, but rather stemmed from the vision of an ethnically pure Romania which was traditional to Romanian nationalism. more

Rebellious Satellite: Poland 1956 by Pawel Machcewicz

Rebellious Satellite: Poland 1956

Oct 01, 2009
Rebellious Satellite: Poland 1956 offers a social history of the mass movements that prompted political change and altered Polish-Soviet relations in 1956 but avoided a Soviet armed response. more

In Praise of Deadlock: How Partisan Struggle Makes Better Laws by W. Lee Rawls

In Praise of Deadlock: How Partisan Struggle Makes Better Laws

Oct 01, 2009
In Praise of Deadlock explains the legislative process and its checkpoints, with a noncomformist respect for the hurdles and hang-ups in the American system. W. Lee Rawls offers a candid perspective on partisan struggle, which he sees as essential to advancing policy and generating consensus.  more

Women in Power in Post-Communist Parliaments, edited by Marilyn Rueschemeyer and Sharon L. Wolchik

Women in Power in Post-Communist Parliaments

Oct 01, 2009
Women in Power in Post-Communist Parliaments examines the life and work of women who have reached positions of political power after the end of communism in Europe. more

Россия и США на страницах учебников: опыт взаимных репрезентаций

Sep 25, 2009
Книга посвящена анализу взаимных образов России и США в учебниках для средней и высшей школы XIX-XXI вв. по истории, литературе, географии, политологии и международным отношениям. more

«Нетрадиційні» іммігранти у Києві: сім років потому

Sep 01, 2009
На основі опитування вихідців з віддалених країн Азії та Африки, що проживають у Києві, яких автори під час дослідження 2001 р. назвали «нетрадиційними» іммігрантами, досліджується місце імміграції як явища у сучасному українському суспільстві, її подальші перспективи, ступінь інтеграції прибулих в українське суспільство. Окрема увага приділяється порівнянню останніх емпіричних даних з одержаними під час аналогічного дослідження у 2001–2002 рр. more

U.S.-Mexico National Security Cooperation against Organized Crime: The Road Ahead

Sep 01, 2009
Calderón took an important step forward for Mexico’s national security interest by collaborating with the United States and sharing the responsibility of tackling organized crime. Will Calderón’s successor continue down this road? Can we foresee an equivalent to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on the security front? more

Вестник 16 (Осень 2009)

Sep 01, 2009
Бурное развитие процессов глобализации во второй половине XX – начале XXI века при одновременном возрастании культурного разнообразия мира превратило нетерпимость в одну из основных угроз для всего человечества и сделало задачу утверждения толерантности чрезвычайно актуальной в практическом отношении. Проблема эта стала более многогранной и сложной и для теоретического осмысления. more

Emerging Powers: India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) and the Future of South-South Cooperation

Aug 07, 2009
Due to the current trends of political and economic restructuring, South-South cooperation is expected to play an increasingly important role in the post-recession world. India, Brazil, and South Africa (IBSA) established a dialogue forum to increase multilateral collaboration on a number of issues, especially those relating to development. The Brazil Institute hosted a half-day conference on IBSA, revealing two key themes: current accomplishments in enhancing global governance, economic relations, and foreign policy strategies; and the potential to improve regional security in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. more

Climate Change and Biofuels

Aug 07, 2009
Sugarcane ethanol is not the villain that it is often made out to be and neither is the sugarcane industry. In Brazil, the sugarcane industry has set out to convince the Brazilian government to adopt a carbon cap and trade system domestically, independently of international negotiations. It is in their interest to reinsert the positive environmental externalities accrued from sugarcane ethanol use and production into the market system. It makes economic and environmental sense and it might spur a value-added product. The next best thing after organic sugar is carbon neutral sugarcane ethanol. 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.