Governance Publications

Latin American Populism in the 21st Century

Jul 21, 2013
Leading Latin American, U.S., and European authors explore the institutional and socioeconomic contexts that give rise to populism and show how disputes over its meaning are closely intertwined with debates over the meaning of democracy. more

Relativistic Patterns in Totalitarian Thinking: An Inquiry into the Language of Soviet Ideology (1991)

Jun 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #243, 1990. PDF 106 pages. more

Soviet Wage Policy and Distribution Debates (1989)

Jun 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #232, 1989. PDF 52 pages. more

Backdraft: The Conflict Potential of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

May 14, 2013
Amid the growing number of reports warning that climate change threatens security, one potentially dangerous – but counterintuitive – dimension has been largely ignored. Could efforts to reduce our carbon footprint and lower our vulnerability to climate change inadvertently exacerbate existing conflicts? more

Marxism and Totalitarianism: Rudolph Hilferding and the Mensheviks (1987)

May 01, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #217, 1987. PDF 70 pages. more

Soviet Central Planning: Probing the Limits of the Traditional Model (1984)

Apr 29, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #194, 1984. PDF 61 pages. more

Stalin: The Disloyal Patron? (1983)

Apr 26, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #166, 1983. PDF 20 pages. more

Soviet Planning: Evolution in 1965-80 (1982)

Apr 26, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #155, 1982. PDF 200 pages. more

The Provisional Government and its Cultural Work (1981)

Apr 24, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #135, 1981. PDF 21 pages. more

The Search for Antiseptic War: The Prospects and Perils of Drones for the United States, the Sahel and Beyond

Apr 19, 2013
The U.S. Government has made clear that stabilization missions requiring deployment of large numbers of personnel—military and civilian—are not on the agenda for the foreseeable future. Not only budget constraints but also sobering experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan have produced a strategic shift. 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.