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

English Sections 2-4

Jul 07, 2011

The Road to Elections 2003: Argentina's Economic Future

Jul 07, 2011
This publication presents a summary of a conference on the economic future of Argentina. more

CES 11 pp. 239-294

Jul 07, 2011
Commentary: Sector-based Approaches to Measuring and Managing Greenhouse Gas Emissions: China’s Cement Industry By Angel Hsu, Neelam Singh, and Ranping Song Spotlight on NGO Activism: IFAW: Promoting Animal Welfare in China By Grace Ge Gabriel Spotlight on NGO Activism: NRDC: Leading the Way Towards Climate Solutions for China, Li Yang Commentary Averting Another Toxics Disaster in China By Arlene Blum Commentary: Will China Emerge Greener from the Global Economic Downturn? By Leo Horn-Phathanothai Commentary: Facing Five-Year Delay in New Water for Beijing: A Catalyst for Officials to Limit Growth? By Wang Jian & Jonathan Aloisi Commentary: Persistent Pollution in China: It’s Not the Economy, Stupid By Elizabeth Balkan (with assistance by Michelle Lau) Commentary: Pulling the Plug on Water Wastage in Beijing’s Bathhouse Industry? By Hu Kanping (Translated by Zhu Sha) Spotlight on NGO Activism: Green Earth Volunteers By Jon Aloisi Commentary: Grassroots Groups Catalyze Sustainable Community Agricultural Efforts in Chengdu By Jiong Yan, Hongyan Lu, Lei He, Jun Tian, & Yu Luo Commentary: Corporate Environmentalism in China: An NGO - Corporate Partnership to Improve Energy Efficiency in Chinese SMEs By Gwen Davidow Spotlight on NGO Activism: The Keystone of Nanjing’s Environmental Movement By Samantha L. Jones more

Building Peace in Darfur: The Vital Role of Women Leaders

Jul 07, 2011
On December 6, 2006 at the Wilson Center the Initiative for Inclusive Security presented a list of objectives for including women in the security process in Darfur. 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.