Publications

Popular Political Support in Urban China

Oct 01, 2003
Has the current political system in the People's Republic of China lost its legitimacy in the eyes of the Chinese public? On the basis of three carefully drawn surveys of Beijing residents between 1995 and 1999, the author finds that diffuse support for the current political system—based on attitudes toward institutions and values—remains strong, at least among city-dwellers, though it is gradually declining. more

China after Jiang

Oct 01, 2003
One of the first evaluations of China's leadership transition with Jiang Zemin's 2002 retirement as Communist Party chief, this book probes the country's related institutional transitions—both those under way and those still needed if China is to remain stable and prosperous in the 21st century. more

Mercosur and the Creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas

Sep 07, 2003
Summary and examination of negotiations aimed at the creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas, with special attention to the positions of Mercosur countries. Completed with financial support from the Tinker Foundation and the GE Foundation. more

Thinking Brazil 8

Aug 07, 2003
Race and Social Inequality: Color, Class and Culture in Brazil and the US (August 2003) more

Thinking Brazil 3.2

Jul 07, 2003
Race Relations in Brazil and the US: Diversity in Perspectives (August 2002) more

Thinking Brazil 7

Jun 07, 2003
Brazil - U.S. Bilateral Relations: A Dynamic Agenda for the 21st Century (June 2003) more

Thinking Brazil 6

May 07, 2003
Brazilian Environmental Policy Under Lula: Balancing Priorities (May 2003) more

Religion Returns to the Public Square: Faith and Policy in America

May 01, 2003
Religion Returns to the Public Square:Faith and Policy in America explores how and why religion has to be mixed up with American politics. Uncovering philosophical, historical, legal, and social roots of this relationship, these essays go beyond hot-button issues to reflect on the current interactions and future possibilities of religion and politics in America. more

Confronting Vietnam: Soviet Policy toward the Indochina Conflict, 1954–1963, by Ilya V. Gaiduk

Confronting Vietnam: Soviet Policy toward the Indochina Conflict, 1954–1963

May 01, 2003
Based on extensive research in the Russian archives, this book examines the Soviet approach to the Vietnam conflict between the 1954 Geneva conference on Indochina and late 1963, when the overthrow of the South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem and the assassination of John F. Kennedy radically transformed the conflict. more

Composing Urban History and the Constitution of Civic Identities

May 01, 2003
Composing Urban History and the Constitution of Civic Identities tells the story of how fractured urban communities sometimes succeed and sometimes fail at creating a way of life embracing the many varieties of people and institutions that make cities both urban and urbane. 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.