Publications

Russian-Eurasian Renaissance? U.S. Trade and Investment in Russia and Eurasia

Oct 01, 2003
This book presents an unprecedented dialogue with leading U.S., Russian, and Eurasian economic experts and policy-makers on the pivotal issues of economic reform, trade, and investment, and the prospects for an economic renaissance in the new states of the former Soviet Union.Contributors include Eduard Shevardnadze, Lee H. Hamilton, Yegor Gaidar, Lee H. Hamilton, S. Frederick Starr, Anders Åslund, and German O. Gref. more

Illegal Drugs, Economy, and Society in the Andes

Oct 01, 2003
Some countries develop illegal drug industries, and others do not. Discerning the distinguishing characteristics--social, economic, and political--of countries with these industries forms the subject of this sophisticated and humane subject. more

Beyond Imagined Communities: Reading and Writing the Nation in Nineteenth-Century Latin America

Oct 01, 2003
In Beyond Imagined Communities four historians examine social situations, showing how more diverse cultural influences shaped Latin American nationalisms. more

Frontier Passages: Ethnopolitics and the Rise of Chinese Communism, 1921-1945

Oct 01, 2003
In this pathbreaking book, Xiaoyuan Liu establishes the ways in which the history of the Chinese Communist Party was, from the Yan'an period onward, intertwined with the ethnopolitics of the Chinese "periphery." more

Popular Political Support in Urban China

Oct 01, 2003
Has the current political system in the People's Republic of China lost its legitimacy in the eyes of the Chinese public? On the basis of three carefully drawn surveys of Beijing residents between 1995 and 1999, the author finds that diffuse support for the current political system—based on attitudes toward institutions and values—remains strong, at least among city-dwellers, though it is gradually declining. more

China after Jiang

Oct 01, 2003
One of the first evaluations of China's leadership transition with Jiang Zemin's 2002 retirement as Communist Party chief, this book probes the country's related institutional transitions—both those under way and those still needed if China is to remain stable and prosperous in the 21st century. more

Governance on the Ground: Innovations and Discontinuities in the Developing World

Oct 01, 2003
Governance on the Ground shows people at a local level working through municipal institutions to take more responsibility for their own lives and environment. This study reports what social scientists in eight local networks found when they chose their own subjects for a worldwide comparative study of institutional reform at the local level. more

Mercosur and the Creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas

Sep 07, 2003
Summary and examination of negotiations aimed at the creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas, with special attention to the positions of Mercosur countries. Completed with financial support from the Tinker Foundation and the GE Foundation. more

Thinking Brazil 8

Aug 07, 2003
Race and Social Inequality Color, Class and Culture in Brazil and the US August 2003 more

Thinking Brazil 3

Jul 07, 2003
Race Relations in Brazil and the US Diversity in Perspectives August 2002 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.