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  • 751. Publications & Writing

    The Measure of America: American Human Development Report 2008-2009

    The Measure of America is the first-ever measure of the status of human development in the United States or any developed nation and provides a snapshot of Americans’ well-being by state, congressional district, gender, race and ethnicity. Using U.S. government statistics on lo…

    Contributors Sarah Burd-Sharps (Editor), Kristen Lewis (Editor), Eduardo Borges Martins (Editor) Publisher SSRC/Columbia University Press, 2008

  • 752. Publications & Writing

    The Medieval Prison: A Social History

    Written by 2004 IDRF Fellow Guy Geltner, The Medieval Prison rewrites penal history and reveals that medieval society did not have a “persecuting mentality” but in fact was more nuanced in defining and dealing with its marginal elements than is commonly recognized. Geltner ca…

    Author Geltner, Guy Publisher Princeton University Press, 2008

  • 753. Publications & Writing

    The Mesopotamian Turn in International Relations and Middle East Studies

    Author Valbjørn, Morten Publisher Social Science Research Council, 2007 Read online Download PDF

  • 754. Publications & Writing

    The Mirab Model Twelve Years On

    Developed in the mid 1980s to explain economic processes in New Zealand's sphere of influence in the Pacific islands, the MIRAB model has proved applicable across a wide range of island economies. Identifying features of a MIRAB economy are heavy reliance on transfer payments, in…

    Author Bertram, Geoffrey Read online Download PDF

  • 755. Publications & Writing

    The Monitoring of Land-Cover Change and Management across Gradient Landscapes in Africa

    Chapter written by DPDF 2008 Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change fellow Cerian Gibbes, Lin Cassidy, Joel Hartter, and Jane Southworth. Understanding the interactive effects of land management decisions and socioecological functioning is central to the study of human-e…

    Author Gibbes, Cerian Publisher Springer Publications, 2013

  • 756. Publications & Writing

    The Moral Resonance of Arab Media: Audiocassette Poetry and Culture in Yemen

    In this book, 1997 IDRF Fellow Flagg Miller uses the lives and works of individual poets, singers, and audiences to show how tribalism becomes a resource for critical reform and for morally evaluating political liberalism. From the 1940s onward, a new class of political activists…

    Author Miller, W. Flagg Publisher Harvard University Press, 2007

  • 757. Publications & Writing

    The New Landscape of the Religion Blogosphere

    Blogs have given occasion to a whole new set of conversations about religion in public life. They represent a tremendous opportunity for publication, discussion, cross-fertilization, and critique of a kind never seen before. In principle, at least, the Internet offers an opportun…

  • 758. Publications & Writing

    "The New Networks of Knowledge: Think Tanks and the Transnationalization of Governance"

    More often than not, studies of thinks tanks have addressed their role in society and politics at the nation-state level. This neglects an increasingly important component of think tank activity. These organizations are fast building regional and international networks. While thi…

    Author Stone, Diane Publisher Social Science Research Council, 2008 Read online Download PDF

  • 759. Publications & Writing

    The North Caucasus: Histories, Diasporas and Current Challenges

    The papers and abstracts in this volume were originally presented at a two-day conference, "Towards a New Generation of Scholarship on the Caucasus," held in Sukhum, Abkhazia, on October 30–31, 2007. The conference was coorganized by the SSRC, Circassianacademia (a scholarly li…

    Publisher Kaf-Dav, 2009

  • 760. Publications & Writing

    The North Korean Nuclear Crisis: Regional Perspectives (online essays)

    In the United States, news coverage of North Korea's nuclear program, as well as U.S. policy toward the North and reactions of U.S. allies and others in Northeast Asia, tend to reflect the Bush administration's interpretation of events. With six-party talks on the nuclear crisis…

    Contributors Chufrin, Gennady (Contributor), Duk-Min, Yun (Contributor), Funabashi, Yoichi (Contributor), Sigal, Leon (Contributor) Publisher Social Science Research Council, 2005