Asia Publications

Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective: Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society. This book presents case studies from six countries in three continents in which decentralization of some parts of government has been attempted: Mexico, Chile, South Africa, Kenya, the Philippines, and Indonesia.More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website. more

CES 5 Feature Article, pp. 45-58; Commentaries/Notes From the Field, pp. 59-92

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Article, p. 45-58: New Partners or Old Brothers? GONGOs in Transnational Environmental Advocacy in China by Fengshi Wu Commentaries/Notes From the Field, p. 59-92: Looking into a Microcosm of China's Water Problems: Dilemmas of Shanxi--A High and Dry Province by Jih-Un Kim, p.59 Networking for Development of Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims in China by Kenji Otsuka, p.63 Xinjiang: A Trip to the New Territory by Wen Bo, p.66 China's Nature Reserves: Protecting Species or Generating Profits? by Lawrence Glacy, p. 69 The Yunnan Great Rivers Project by Ou Xiaokun, p.74 Environmental Action as Mass Campaign by Jane Sayers, p.77 Spray-Painting Change? Beijing's Green Olympics, NGOs and Lessons Learned from Sydney by Timothy Hildebrandt, p.80 Brick by Brick: Improving the Energy and Environmental Performance of China's Buildings by Robert Watson and Barbara Finamore, p.86 Lean and Green: Boosting Chinese Energy Efficiency through ESCOs by Pam Baldinger, p.90 Energy and Environmental Performance of China's Buildings by Robert Watson and Barbara Finamore, p.86Lean and Green: Boosting Chinese Energy Efficiency through ESCOs by Pam Baldinger, p.90 more

CES 8 Commentaries, pp.105-129:

Jul 07, 2011
The Third Wave of China's Grassroots Environmental Movement: Regional and Youth Environmental Organizations By Wu Haoliang (Translated by Yan Baohua) Spotlight on NGO Activism in China: Green Camel Bell--A Regional Hub for Environmental Protection Efforts in Lanzhou By Brendan Snow, Global Greengrants Fund Notes on Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessments in China By Lila Buckley Spotlight on NGO Activism in China: Global Environment Institute By Lila Buckley The Role of Public Participation in Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in China By Marilyn Beach, Bill Bleish, and Shelly Yang Coal Burning and Children's Health in China By Frederica Perera, Deliang Tang, Barbara A. Finamore, and Li Ting-Yu Opening up the Floor: Environmental Performance Information Disclosure Pilot Programs in Zhenjiang and Hohhot By Wanxin Li more

Potential for Fuel Cell Commercialization in Taiwan (2004)

Jul 07, 2011
A part of a U.S.-Taiwan Fuel Cell Initiative that the Woodrow Wilson Center's China Environment Forum and Breakthrough Technologies, Inc. carried out in the fall of 2004 with support from the blue moon fund. more

English Sections 2-4

Jul 07, 2011

CES 6 Feature Article, pp. 1-18

Jul 07, 2011
Foreign Technology in China's Automobile Industry: Implications for Energy, Economic Development and Environment by Kelly Sims Gallagher 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.