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  • 21. Publications & Writing

    A Portrait of California 2014–2015

    If California were a country, it would rank thirty-fourth in the world by population and eighth by the size of its economy—big enough for a seat at the G8. But that's not the whole story. Instead of relying only on economic analysis, Measure of America's A Portrait of Californi…

    Contributors Sarah Burd-Sharps (Editor), Kristen Lewis (Editor) Publisher Measure of America, 2014 Read online Download PDF

  • 22. Publications & Writing

    A Portrait of Louisiana

    Louisiana ranks 49th among U.S. states and Washington, D.C. on the American Human Development Index, with wide disparities within the state. This new study examines disparities by parish, race, and gender in Louisiana, and calls for action to address the acute human vulnerability…

    Contributors Burd-Sharps, Sarah, Lewis, Kristen, Martins, Eduardo Borges Publisher Measure of America, 2009 Read online Download PDF

  • 23. Publications & Writing

    A Portrait of Marin

    Some Marinites are enjoying extraordinarily high levels of well-being and access to opportunity, while others are experiencing levels of health, education, and standard of living that prevailed in the nation three decades ago. At the top of the rankings is Ross (HDI: 9.70), with…

    Contributors Burd-Sharps, Sarah, Lewis, Kristen Read online Download PDF

  • 24. Publications & Writing

    A Portrait of Mississippi

    Mississippi ranks last among U.S. states on the American Human Development Index. But some groups in the state enjoy well-being levels similar to those in top-ranked Connecticut, while others experience levels of human development of the average American nearly a half century ago…

    Contributors Burd-Sharps, Sarah, Lewis, Kristen, Martins, Eduardo Borges Publisher Measure of America, 2009 Read online Download PDF

  • 25. Publications & Writing

    A Portrait of Sonoma County

    A Portrait of Sonoma County is an in-depth look at how residents of Sonoma County are faring in three fundamental areas of life: health, access to knowledge, and living standards. Commissioned by the County of Sonoma Department of Health Services, the report draws attention to di…

    Contributors Burd-Sharps, Sarah, Lewis, Kristen Publisher Measure of America, 2014 Read online Download PDF

  • 26. Publications & Writing

    A Preliminary Mapping of China-Africa Knowledge Networks

    Given the growing importance of Chinese engagement in Africa, over the past year, the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF) of the SSRC has expanded its research engagement and policy outreach on China-Africa. The origins of this preliminary mapping report lie in an effort t…

    Contributors Carayannis, Tatiana, Olin, Nathaniel Publisher Social Science Research Council, 2012 Read online Download PDF

  • 27. Publications & Writing

    A Review of Peacebuilding: Women in International Perspective

    Author Klot, Jennifer Publisher Routledge, 2011

  • 28. Publications & Writing

    A Rogue by Any Other Name

    Author Sigal, Leon Read online Download PDF

  • 29. Publications & Writing

    A Roundtable Discussion on Women, Peace and Security: Meeting Report

    The SSRC convened a Roundtable Discussion on Women, Peace and Security in August 2011. Hosted by the Rockefeller Foundation, the meeting brought together foundation leaders, experts, and policymakers to discuss how women and gender issues could be a more explicit part of the p…

    Publisher Social Science Research Council, 2012 Read online Download PDF

  • 30. Publications & Writing

    A Socio-Cultural Perspective on Migration and Economic Development: Middle Eastern Migration from Kerala, India

    Based on qualitative fieldwork among 276 households, the author examines the use of remittances in three villages in Kerala, India, which has experience large-scale migration to countries around the Persian Gulf. The author finds that remittance expenditure varied significantly a…

    Author Kurien, Prema Publisher International Organization for Migration, 2008 Read online Download PDF