Based on a conference sponsored by the Centers for Advanced Study and Education (CASE) Program, this report discusses reintroducing the concept of society back into the study of the state in the former Soviet Union and Russia.
A new U.S. Studies publication examining the challenges and trends in the American food system
Author Irene Kitzantides describes the SPREAD Project's integration of agribusiness development with community health care and education, including family planning, in Rwanda.
Blue Ventures' Vik Mohan, Rebecca Hill, and Alasdair Harris argue that their integrated approach, which combines reproductive health with conservation measures in Madagascar, offers communities--and the marine environment on which they depend--the best possible chances of survival.
Environmental Stress and Demographic Change in Nepal: Underlying Conditions Contributing to a Decade of InsurgencyJul 07, 2011
The authors review the broad dynamics of Nepal’s current civil conflict, arguing that environmental stress and population factors have played significant roles in creating the underlying conditions for acute insecurity and instability.
Sustained human development is an essential precondition for any effective response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa, Nana Poku writes.
The author analyzes the multiple and complex relationships between environmental change, notions of security, and social conflicts in the Brazilian Amazon..
In research conducted for the World Bank, Thomas Merrick and Margaret E. Greene found that poor reproductive health outcomes have negative effects on overall health, and, in some cases, on education and household well-being.