American Arabs and Political Participation

May 14, 2006
Proceedings of a conference held on May 5, 2006 more

Thinking Brazil 21

May 07, 2006
Urban Crime and Violence:Combating Citizens' Sense of Insecurity May 2006 more

The Three Yugoslavias: State-Building and Legitimation, 1918-2005

May 01, 2006
In this thematic history of modern Yugoslavia, Sabrina Ramet demonstrates that the instability of the three 20th-century Yugoslav states can be attributed to the failure of succeeding governments to establish the rule of law and political legitimacy. more

The Toothpaste of Immortality: Self-Construction in the Consumer Age by Elemér Hankiss

The Toothpaste of Immortality: Self-Construction in the Consumer Age

May 01, 2006
This lively and insightful account reveals the profound ways in which everyday acts and artifacts of consumer civilization shape our sense of self. more

Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt

May 01, 2006
The 1956 Hungarian revolution, and its suppression by the U.S.S.R., was a key event in the Cold War, demonstrating deep dissatisfaction with both the communist system and old-fashioned Soviet imperialism. But now, fifty years later, the simplicity of this David and Goliath story should be revisited, according to Charles Gati's new history of the revolt. more

Sino-Japanese Relations: Interaction, Logic, and Transformation

May 01, 2006
Based on ten years' research in the United States, China, and Japan, this book argues that the relationship between China and Japan is politically now dispute-prone, cyclical, and downward-trending but manageable; militarily uncertain; economically integrating; psychologically closer in people-to-people contact yet more distant. more

Strategies of Dominance: The Misdirection of U.S. Foreign Policy

May 01, 2006
In a critical overview of U.S. foreign policy since the end of the Cold War, P. Edward Haley draws surprising connections between key elements of George W. Bush's foreign policy and those of his predecessor, Bill Clinton. Haley further shows how these elements in both cases produced disastrous results, and he proposes an alternative that is constructive and tolerant but not amorally "realistic." more

Thinking Brazil 20

Apr 07, 2006
Participitory Governance:Strengthening Democracy in Brazil April 2006 more

Has Futurism Failed?

Apr 01, 2006

Thinking Brazil 19

Mar 07, 2006
Social Policy in Brazil Public Health, Poverty, and Social Inclusion March 2006 more




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.