Publications

Thinking Brazil 1

May 07, 2002
Mega-Citiesand the Process of Planning May 2002 more

Political Parties after Communism: Developments in East-Central Europe

May 01, 2002
This book reviews the post-communist development of political parties in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Hungary. TomአKostelecký describes party history up to 1947 and then covers the communist and post-communist periods. more

Replicating Microfinance in the United States

May 01, 2002
Replicating Microfinance in the United States reviews experiences with microfinance in both developing and industrialized countries and extends the applications of microlending beyond enterprise to consumer finance, housing finance, and community development finance. more

The Communitarian Persuasion

May 01, 2002
The commutarian movement aims to balance the individual liberties prized by modernity with the health of the community in which those liberties are exercised. The Communitarian Persuasion is a brief, thoughtful, readable argument for communitarian political philosophy by one of the principal thinkers of the movement. more

Conflict Unending: India-Pakistan Tensions since 1947

May 01, 2002
Since their genesis in 1947, the nations of India and Pakistan have been locked in a seemingly endless spiral of hostility over the disputed territory of Kashmir. Ganguly asserts that the two nations remain mired in conflict due to inherent features of their nationalist agendas. more

Beyond State Crisis? Post-Colonial Africa and Post-Soviet Eurasia in Comparative Perspective

May 01, 2002
This book compares sub-Saharan Africa and the former Soviet Union, two regions beset by the breakdown of states suffering from extreme official corruption, organized crime extending into warlordism, and the disintegration of economic institutions and public institutions for human services. more

Rural Reform in Post-Soviet Russia

May 01, 2002
Rural Reform in Post-Soviet Russia reviews changes in agricultural and rural life since 1990 through historical, political, sociological, and anthropological investigation into Russia's agricultural and rural life. The contributors' interest is not so much in agriculture itself but in agrarian issues such as the relationship between rural interests and changing Russian institutions, the economic and social organization of rural households, and the quality of life in rural families and villages. more

The Idea of Europe: From Antiquity to the European Union

May 01, 2002
This book is composed of essays addressing the existence of a distinctive European identity. They address matters of politics, law, religion, literature, culture, and even affectivity. more

Fragmented Space in the Russian Federation

May 01, 2002
Fragmented Space in The Russian Federation explores Russia's complexity and the meanings of the country's internal borders, the future of its agricultural spaces, the development of its political parties, and the effect of its federal organization. more

Entangled Evolutions: Media and Democratization in Eastern Europe

May 01, 2002
In Entangled Evolutions, journalism professor Peter Gross studies privatization of the media in Eastern Europe after the revolutions of 1989. more

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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.