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  • 741. Publications & Writing

    The Impact of International Migration on Social and Economic Development in Moroccan Sending Regions: A Review of the Empirical Literature. In IMI Working Paper 3

    This paper reviews the impact of international migration on socio-economic development in sending regions. Migration and remittances have considerably improved living conditions, income, education and spurred economic activity through agricultural, real estate and business invest…

    Author de Haas, Hein Publisher University of Oxford, 2007 Read online Download PDF

  • 742. Publications & Writing

    The Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Human Capital: Evidence from Latin American Household Surveys

    This paper uses nationally-representative household surveys from 11 Latin American countries to examine the impact of international remittances on poverty, education and health. Since remittances may be endogenous, the authors estimate counterfactual incomes for migrants had they…

    Contributors Acosta, Pablo, Çağlar Özden (Editor), Fajnzylber, Pablo, Maurice W. Schiff (Editor), Lopez, Humberto Publisher World Bank, 2007 Read online Download PDF

  • 743. Publications & Writing

    The Importance of Still Teaching the iGeneration: New Technologies and the Centrality of Pedagogy

    Publication co-authored by 2010 DPDF Virtual Worlds Fellow Antero D. Garcia. In this essay, Philip and Garcia argue that visions of mobile devices in the classroom often draw on assumptions about the inherent interests youth have in these devices, the capability of these interest…

    Author Garcia, Antero D Publisher Harvard University, 2013

  • 744. Publications & Writing

    The Inter-Korean Summit: One Good Turn Deserves Another

    Author Sigal, Leon

  • 745. Publications & Writing

    The Language of Contention: Revolutions in Words, 1688-2012

    Authored by DPDF 2010 "Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Contentious Politics" Research Director Sidney Tarrow. This book examines the relations between the material and political bases of contentious politics and the construction, diffusion, and endurance of contentio…

    Author Tarrow, Sidney Publisher Cambridge University Press

  • 746. Publications & Writing

    The Language of the Political Crowd in Tunisia

    …“The solidity of the images was theexpression of their permanence.” Elias Canetti Language is critical to the ability to mobilize. The group feeling that was activated in the urban hubs of North Africa in 2011 was manifested in an identifiable language and iconography of coll…

    Author Andrea Khalil Published In African Futures

  • 747. Publications & Writing

    The Market and the Masses in Latin America: Policy Reform and Consumption in Liberalizing Economies

    What do ordinary citizens in developing countries think about free markets? Conventional wisdom views globalization as an imposition on unwilling workers in developing nations, concluding that the recent rise of the Latin American left constitutes a popular backlash against the m…

    Publisher Cambridge University Press, 2009

  • 748. Publications & Writing

    The Marketing of Rebellion: Insurgents, Media, and International Activism

    Written by former SSRC/ACLS Fellow Clifford Bob, The Marketing of Rebellion rejects dominant views that needy groups readily gain help from selfless nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Instead, they face a Darwinian struggle for scarce resources where support goes to the savvie…

    Author Bob, Clifford Publisher Cambridge University Press, 2005

  • 749. Publications & Writing

    The Maze of Fear: Security and Migration After 9/11

    The fourth volume in the Social Science Research Council series After September 11 raises vital questions about government policy and the many dimensions of the migration-security link, including discussions of civil liberties, transnational organizations, refugee populations, an…

    Publisher The New Press, 2004

  • 750. Publications & Writing

    The Measure of America 2010–2011: Mapping Risks and Resilience

    Whites in Washington, DC, live, on average, twelve years longer than African Americans in the same city. In the 2007–9 Great Recession, college graduates faced an un- and underemployment rate of one in ten; the rate for high school dropouts was greater than one in three. In…

    Contributors Lewis, Kristen, Burd-Sharps, Sarah Publisher NYU Press, 2010