Reports and Collected Works

 

Financing Affordable Housing: Defining Success
By Bessy M. Kong and Derek Hsiang

Does Participatory Governance Matter? Exploring the Nature and Impact of Participatory Reforms, Comparative Urban Studies Project and Boise State University, 2011
By Brian Wampler and Stephanie L. McNulty

Dawn of the Smart City? Perspectives From New York, Ahmedabad, São Paulo, and Beijing, 2014
By Alexandros Washburn, Dhamodaran Ramakrishnan, Phillip Yang, Emilia Patino Anaya and Jianming Cai
Edited by Schuyler Null,Michael Darden, Allison Garland, and Susan Chan Shifflett

Locating Social Entrepreneurship in the Global South: Innovations in Development Aid, with Zeppelin University, 2014
Edited by Lisa Hanley and Allison Garland

Addressing the Affordable Housing Crunch: U.S. Policy Shifts, 2014
By Christina Rosan, research assistance from Yuan Huang

Crossover - Urban Water, Urban Transport, Urban Energy: Transforming Municipal Services and Urban Infrastructure, 2015
By Christina Olsen

Performing Community: Short Essays on Community, Diversity, Inclusion, and the Performing Arts, 2015
By Blair A. Ruble

Performing Community 2: Short Essays on Community, Diversity, Inclusion, and the Performing Arts, 2016
By Blair A. Ruble

 

Reducing Urban Poverty Graduate Student Paper Competition

 

Reducing Urban Poverty: A New Generation of Ideas, 2011

Changing Cities: Climate, Youth, and Land Markets in Urban Areas, 2012

Innovation in Urban Development: Incremental Housing, Big Data, and Gender, 2013

Urban Opportunities: Perspectives on Climate Change, Resilience, Inclusion, and the Informal Economy, 2015

Urban Solutions: Metropolitan Approaches, Innovation in Urban Water and Sanitation, and Inclusive Smart Cities, 2016

Urban Perspectives: Climate Change, Migration, Planning and Financing, 2017

 

Conference Reports

 

Opolot, Samson James, ed. Building Healthy Cities: Improving the Health of Urban Migrants and the Urban Poor in Africa2002

Tulchin, Joseph S., Varat, Diana H., and Blair A Ruble, eds. Democratic Governance and Urban Sustainability, 2002

Ruble, Blair A., Tulchin, Joseph S., Varat, Diana H., and Lisa M. Hanley, eds. Youth Explosion in Developing World Cities: Approaches to Reducing Poverty in an Urban Age, 2003

Hanley, Lisa M., Ruble, Blair A., and Joseph S. Tulchin, eds. Youth, Poverty, and Conflict in Southeast Asian Cities, 2004

Hanley, Lisa M., Ruble, Blair A., and Joseph S. Tulchin, eds. Becoming Global and the New Poverty of Cities, 2005

Eyoh, Dickson and Richard Stren, eds, Decentralization and the Politics of Urban Development in West Africa, 2007

Cain, Michael, Gelazis, Nida, and Tomasz Inglot, eds. Fighting Poverty and Reforming Social Security, 2005

Carrion, Fernando M., and Lisa Hanley, eds. Regeneración y revitalización urbana en las Américas: hacia un Estado estable, 2005

Carrion, Fernando M., and Lisa Hanley, eds. Urban Regeneration and Revitalization in the Americas: Toward A Stable State, 2007

Rosan, Christina, Ruble, Blair A., and Joseph S. Tulchin, eds. Urbanization, Population, Environment, and Security, 1999

Ruble, Blair A., Stren, Richard E., Tulchin, Joseph S., and Diana H. Varat, eds. Urban Governance Around the World, 2000

Saraiva, Miriam, ed. O Papel Das Cidades No Desenvolvimento Dos Pais. Maputo/Mocambique (The Role of the State in City Development: Maputo, Mozambique), 2007

Garland, Allison M., Massoumi, Mejgan, and Blair A. Ruble, eds. Global Urban Poverty: Setting the Agenda, 2007

Scribner, Megan, and Lauren Herzer Risi, eds. Community Resilience: A Cross-Cultural Study, Revitalizing Community Series, with Fetzer Institute, 2009

Scribner, Megan, and Lauren Herzer, eds. After the Disaster: Rebuilding Communities, Revitalizing Community Series, with Fetzer Institute, 2011

Scribner, Megan, Nepo, Mark, Dabelko, Geoffrey D., Wolf, Aaron, and Lauren Herzer Risi, eds. Our Shared Future: Environmental Pathways to PeaceRevitalizing Community Series, with Fetzer Institute, 2011

 

Policy Briefs

 

White, Michael J. Migration, Urbanization, and Social Adjustment, Policy Brief 1, 1999

Everatt, David. Yet Another Transition? Urbanization, Class Formation, and the End of National Liberation Struggle in South Africa, Policy Brief 2, 1999

Rogers, Peter, Kalbermatten, John, and Richard Middleton. Water for Big Cities: Big Problems, Easy Solutions? Policy Brief 3, 1999

Gilbert, Alan. Urbanization and Security, Policy Brief 4, 1999

Natural Disasters, Urban Health, and Development in Central America and the Caribbean, Policy Brief 5, 2000 Urban Update 4, 2000

Roy, Ananya. Against the Feminization of Policy, Urban Update 1, 2002

Harris, Nigel. Cities as Economic Development Tools, Urban Update 2, 2002

Ducci, María Elena. The Role of the Central Public Market in a Twenty-first Century Metropolis, Urban Update 3, 2004

Fagan, Craig. Perspectives on Urban Poverty in Latin America, Urban Update 4, 2004

Cohen, Michael A. Reframing Urban Assistance: Scale, Ambition, and Possibility, Urban Update 5, 2004

Careres, Martin. Health Crisis: HIV/AIDS in Developing World Cities, Urban Update 6, 2004

Hepburn, A. C. Ethnicity and Power in Contested Cities: the Historical Experience, Urban Update 7, 2006

Harre-Rogers, Dominique. Urban Studies in Cairo, Egypt, Urban Update 8, 2006

Wilheim, Jorge. Urbanization and Poverty Reduction: Subsidies to a Research Agenda and Beyond, Urban Update 9, 2006

Mabogunje, Akin L. Global Urban Poverty Research Agenda: The African Case, Urban Update 10, 2007

Budny, Daniel Nogueira. Democracy and The City: Assessing Urban Policy in Brazil, Urban Update 11, with Brazil Institute, 2007

AlSayyad, Nezar, Massoumi, Mejgan, and Mrinalini Rajagopalan. Cities and Fundamentalism, Urban Update 12, 2007

 

Eurasian Migration Series with Kennan Institute

 

Braichevska, Olena, Volosiuk, Halyna, Malynovska, Olena, Pylynskyi, Yaroslav, Popson, Nancy, and Blair A. Ruble. Nontraditional Immigrants in Kyiv, with Kennan Institute, 2004

Ruble, Blair A. Establishing a New Right to the Ukrainian City, Eurasian Migration Papers, with Kennan Institute, 2008

Herzer, Lauren, Klump, Sarah Dixon, and Malinkin, Mary Elizabeth, eds. Transnational Migration to New Regional Centers: Policy Challenges, Practice, and the Migrant Experience (Conference Proceedings), Eurasian Migration Papers 2, with Kennan Institute, 2009

Repnikova, Maria, and Harley Balzer. Chinese Migration to Russia: Missed Opportunities, Eurasian Migration Papers 3, with Kennan Institute, 2009

Hemmings, Hilary. Remittances, Recession…Returning Home? The Effects of the 2008 Economic Crisis on Tajik Migrant Labor in Moscow, Eurasian Migration Papers 4, with Kennan Institute, 2010

Popson, Nancy, ed. Demography, Migration, and Tolerance: Comparing the Russian, Ukrainian, and U.S. Experience, Eurasian Migration Papers 5, with Kennan Institute, 2010

Rozanova, Marya S. Migration Processes and Challenges in Contemporary Russia (St. Petersburg Case Study), Eurasian Migration Papers 6, with Kennan Institute, 2012

Malinkin, Mary Elizabeth. A Wary Welcome: Varying Reception of Migrants in Russian Cities, Eurasian Migration Papers 7, with Kennan Institute, 2013

Ruble, Blair A. Dancing towards Revolution in Kyiv, Kennan Cable 3, 2014

 

Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Paper Series

 

Glazer, Nathan. New York: The Fate of a World City? No. 1, 1993

Singer, Paul. São Paulo's Master Plan, 1989-92: The Politics of Urban Space No. 2, 1994

Savitch, H.V.; Kantor, Paul. Urban Mobilization of Private Capital: A Cross-National Comparison, No. 3, 1994

Tulchin, Joseph S. Global Forces and the Future of the Latin American City, No. 4, 1994

Sassen, Sasika. Urban Impacts of Economic Globalization, No. 5, 1995

Bergman, Edward M. The Bratislava-Vienna Development Corridor Region: Slovakia's Development Prospects, No. 6, 1995

Vysokovskii, Aleksandr. Stillborn Environments: The New Soviet Town of the 1960s and Urban Life in Russia Today, No. 7, 1995

Dos Santos Oliveira, Ney. Race, Class and the Political Mobilization of the Poor: Ghettos in New York and Favelas in Rio de Janeiro, No. 8, 1997

Subiros, Josep. Space and Culture in Washington, DC: A Capital in Search of a City, No. 9, 1997

Schteingart, Martha. Poverty and Social Policies in the United States and Mexico: The Cases of Washington, D.C. and Mexico City, No. 10, 1997

Henig, Jeffrey. Building Conditions for Sustainable School Reform in the District of Columbia, No. 11, 1997

Portz, John. External Actors and the Boston Public Schools: The Courts, the Business Community, and the Mayor, No. 12, 1997

Orr, Marion. Mayoral Leadership and Interest Group Politics: School Reform in Baltimore, No. 13, 1997

Satterthwaite, David. Can U.N. Conferences Promote Poverty Reduction? A Review of the Istanbul Declaration, No. 14, 1997

Renner, Michael. Environmental and Social Stress Factors, Governance, and Small Arms Availability: The Potential For Conflict in Urban Areas, No. 15, 1998

Stren, Richard. Urban Research in the Developing World: From Governance to Security, No. 16, 1998

Voronin, Yurity. Organized Crime: Its Influence on International Security and Urban Community Life in the Industrial Cities of the Urals, No. 17, 1998

Savitch, H.V. Small Ships on a Global Sea: Local Democracy in a Turbulent Age, No. 18, 1998

Vaguine, Vladimir. The Russian Provincial City: Key Elements of the Structure of Life, No. 19, 1998

Participatory Urban Environmental Management: The Case of Ahmedabad, India, No. 20, 1999

Yacoob, May and Margo Kelly. Secondary Cities in West Africa: The Challenge for Environmental Health and Prevention, No. 21, 1999

Brennan, Ellen. Population, Urbanization, Environment, and Security: A Summary of the Issues, No. 22, 1999

Wilheim, Jorge. Overcoming the Trauma of Transition: Trends and Changes on the Threshold of the 21st Century, No. 23, 1999

Everatt, David. Yet Another Transition? Urbanization, Class Formation, and the End of the National Liberation Struggle in South Africa, No. 24, 1999

Malombe, Joyce. State and Local Approaches to Poverty in Washington, D.C., No. 25, 1999

Rolnik, Raquel. Territorial Exclusion and Violence: The Case of São Paulo, Brazil, No. 26, 1999

Sivaramakrishnan, K.C. The Legacy of Habitat: Issues of Governance, No. 27, 1999

Glazychev, Vyacheslav. Public Housing in Washington, D.C.: With Moscow in Mind, No. 28, 1999

Werna, Edmundo. Modes of Low-Income Housing Provision in Washington, D.C.: A Comparative Look at Policymaking for Developing Countries, No. 29, 1999

Halfani, Mohamed. Local Dynamism and the Governance of Washington, D.C.: A Study on the Scope of Civil Society-State Engagement, No. 30, 1999

Gilbert, Alan. Urbanization and Security, No. 31, 1999

Jacobi, Pedro. Challenging Traditional Participation in Brazil: The Goals of Participatory Budgeting, No. 32, 1999

Cardia, Nancy. Urban Violence in São Paulo, No. 33, 2000

Ducci, Maria Elena. Governance, Urban Environment, and the Growing Role of Civil Society, No. 34, 2000

Rogers, Peter, Bouhia Hynd, and John M. Kalbermatten. Water for Big Cities: Big Problems, Easy Solutions? No. 35, 2001

Savitch, H.V. and Grigoriy Ardashev. Cities and Security: A Risk Factor Approach, No. 36, 2001

Ramer, Samuel C. and Blair Ruble, eds. Place, Identity, and Urban Culture: Odesa and New Orleans, with Kennan Institute, Occasional Paper 301, 2008

 

Books

 

Grant, Steven A., ed. Soviet Housing and Urban Design. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1980.

Brumfield, William C., ed. Reshaping Russian Architecture: Western Technology, Utopian Dreams. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Morse, Richard M.; Hardoy, Jorge E., eds. Rethinking the Latin American City. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Brumfield, William C.; Ruble, Blair, eds. Russian Housing in the Modern Age: Design and Social History. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Davis, Deborah S.; Kraus, Richard; Naughton, Barry; Perry, Elizabeth J., eds. Urban Spaces in Contemporary China: The Potential for Autonomy and Community in Post-Mao China. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Ruble, Blair A. Money Sings: The Changing Politics of Urban Space in Post-Soviet Yaroslavl. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Rusk, David. Cities without Suburbs. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 1993; 2d ed. 1995.

Cohen, Michael A., et al., eds. Preparing for the Urban Future. Global Pressures and Local Forces. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.             

Ruble, Blair A. Second Metropolis: Pragmatic Pluralism in Gilded Age Chicago, Silver Age Moscow, and Meiji Osaka. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Ruble, Blair A. Creating Diversity Capital: Transnational Migrants in Montreal, Washington, and Kyiv. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.

Laquian, Aprodicio A.; Tewari, Vinod; Hanley, Lisa M., eds. The Inclusive City. Infrastructure and Public Services for the Urban Poor in Asia. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.

Hanley, Lisa M.; Ruble, Blair A.; Garland, Allison, eds. Immigration and Integration in Urban Communities: Renegotiating the City. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Kihato, Caroline Wanjiku, Massoumi, Mejgan, Ruble, Blair A., eds. Urban Diversity: Space, Culture, and Inclusive Pluralism in Cities Worldwide. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

Ruble, Blair A. Washington's U Street: A Biography. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

Ruble, Blair A. The Muse of Urban Delirium: How the Performing Arts Paradoxically Transform Conflict-Ridden Cities Into Centers of Cultural Innovation. Washington, D.C.: New Academia Publishing, 2017.