Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Papers Series, 32), 1999. PDF: 95KB/15 pages
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding.
Environmental and Social Stress Factors, Governance, and Small Arms Availability: The Potential For Conflict in Urban Areas
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1998. (Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Paper Series; 15). PDF: 91KB/28 pages
This publication presents workshop conclusions about the impact of participatory governance on the lives of citizens, the organization of civil society, the contours of state reform, and most broadly, the quality of democracy. Authors Brian Wampler and Stephanie McNulty offer case studies, policy recommendations, and a new research agenda that will reshape our understanding of the role participatory institutions can play in improving democracies and public life. MORE
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #261, 1995. PDF 31 pages.
The population in cities around the globe is growing exponentially and is occurring in underdeveloped areas least able to cope with the increased demands. A recent conference convened scholars and practitioners to discuss the challenges and opportunities of urban assistance.