Publications

"It Always Rains in the Same Place First:" Geographic Favoritism in Rural Burundi

Jul 07, 2011
English; Africa Program Issue Briefing No. 1, July 2005. more

Corbalan, Maria Alejandra. Banco Mundial. Intervención y disciplinamiento. El caso Argentino, enseñanzas para América Latina. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2002

Jul 07, 2011
Este libro analiza el papel del Banco Mundial en el proceso de reordenamiento del sistema capitalista a través de la actuación de ese organismo en el período 1990-1996 en la Argentina, años durante los cuales se llevó a cabo la reforma del Estado. Intenta desconstruir el "mito" erigido en torno del Banco Mundial, así como de otros organismos multilaterales de crédito. Como sabemos, un proceso de mitificación, en tanto experiencia de objetivación social, construye creencias, imágenes y realidades simbólicas para que sean vividas como reales y colaboren en la ratificación de un poder. El análisis de las estrategias desplegadas para ello por el Banco Mundial revela la importancia de su injerencia en procesos económicos y sociales nacionales, que sin duda puede ser considerada como una enseñanza para los países latinoamericanos. more

Is EITI Another Western Agenda?

Jul 07, 2011
Experience has increasingly shown that the abundance of natural resources does not necessarily produce rapid development in countries where they are found. Instead, paradoxically, they all too often produce poverty, conflict and corruption whose consequences become increasingly widespread and impact development, not only in the country in question, but more broadly in an interconnected world. The rapidly globalizing world means that these consequences transcend boundaries and threaten stability of both the developed and developing world. It is therefore common sense that a search for the reversal of this disturbing trend becomes a global collective. more

CES 4 Introduction, p. 1-2 Feature Article, 3-20

Jul 07, 2011
Introduction Hot Air and Cold Water: The Unexpected Fall in China's Energy Use by Jonathan Sinton and David Fridley more

CES 10 Commentaries, pp. 117-150

Jul 07, 2011
Environmental Management and Public Health: Challenges and Opportunities in China's Mobile Phone and Telecommunication Industries By Jacob Park Feature Box: Strategies for Decreasing the Carbon Footprint of Chinese Companies and Meeting Global Sustainability Challenges By David Hathaway Yours, Mine, Whose Water? Evolving Water and Property Rights in China By Sonja Schiller Spotlight on NGO Activism: Redefining the GMO Debate in China: Greenpeace China By Lorena Luo Turning a Double Exposure into a Double Dividend: Black Carbon From Indoor Air Pollution in Rural Yunnan By Jill Baumgartener & Nina Trautmann Chaopricha Feature Box: Digging Behind the Scenes: China Environmental Health Project Research Brief Series By Linden J. Ellis & Jennifer L. Turner Feature Box: China Environment Forum Report: Sowing the Seeds Opportunities for U.S.-China Cooperation on Food Safety By Linden J. Ellis & Jennifer L. Turner Risk Management: Lessons Learned From the Snow Crisis in China By Guizhen He, Yonglong Lu, & Lei Zhang 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.