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  • 831. 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

  • 832. 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

  • 833. 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

  • 834. 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

  • 835. 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

  • 836. 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

  • 837. 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

  • 838. Publications & Writing

    The Molecular Turn in Conservation: Genetics, Pristine Nature, and the Rediscovery of an Extinct Species of Galápagos Giant Tortoise

    Article written by 2008 DPDF Critical Studies of Science & Technology Policy Fellow Elizabeth Hennessy: Genetic science is an increasingly common tool in conservation management that is reshaping understandings of biodiversity and how best to “save” it. In the Galápagos I…

    Author Hennessy, Elizabeth Publisher Routledge, 2015

  • 839. 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-…

    Author Gibbes, Cerian Publisher Springer Publications, 2013

  • 840. 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