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  • 831. Publications & Writing

    Words in Motion

    On the premise that words have the power to make worlds, each essay in this book follows a word as it travels around the globe and across time. Scholars from five disciplines address thirteen societies to highlight the social and political life of words in Asia, Europe, and the M…

    Contributors Anna Tsing (Editor), Carol Gluck (Editor) Publisher Duke University Press, 2009

  • 832. Publications & Writing

    Work-Related Migration and Poverty Reduction in Nepal

    This paper uses data from two nationally-representative household surveys in Nepal (1995 and 2004 NLSS) to examine the impact of internal and international migration on poverty in Nepal. To deal with selectivity issues, the authors use an instrumental variables approach and emplo…

    Contributors Lokshin, Michael, Bontch-Osmolovski, Mikhail, Glinskaya, Elena Publisher World Bank, 2007 Read online Download PDF

  • 833. Publications & Writing

    Worker Remittances and Economic Development

    This paper uses data on international remittances covering up to 101 countries over the period 1970 to 2003 to analyze the impact of remittances on economic growth.  Using an instrumental variables approach to account for endogeneity, it finds no statistically significant link b…

    Author Spatafora, Nikola Read online Download PDF

  • 834. Publications & Writing

    Workers or Residents? Diverging Patterns of Immigration Incorporation in Korea and Japan

    In the mid 2000s, Korea and Japan unveiled unprecedented proposals for immigrant incorporation. This included the Basic Act on the Treatment of Foreigners in Korea and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' plan for Multicultural Coexistence Promotion in Local Commu…

    Author Chung, Erin

  • 835. Publications & Writing

    World Development, Vol. 35

    This special issue, a joint project of the SSRC and the Development Economic Research Group at the World Bank, explores the nature and scope of university-industry linkages in Eastern and Southern Asia. In addition to analyzing the nature of university-industry linkages in each o…

    Contributors Eric Hershberg (Editor), Kaoru Nabeshima (Editor), Shahid Yusuf (Editor)

  • 836. Publications & Writing

    ¿Y qué fue de las mujeres? Género y reparaciones de violaciones de derechos humanos

    Spanish translation of What Happened to the Women?: Gender and Reparations for Human Rights Violations.

    Publisher Centro Internacional para la Justica Transicional, 2010 Read online Download PDF

  • 837. Publications & Writing

    Yoruba Ethnogenesis from Within

    Authored by DPDF 2007 Black Atlantic Studies co-director, Andrew Apter. It is an anthropological truism that ethnic identity is “other”-oriented, such that who we are rests on who we are not. Within this vein, the development of Yoruba identity in the late nineteenth century…

    Author Apter, Andrew Publisher Cambridge University Press, 2013

  • 838. Publications & Writing

    Your Pocket is What Cures You: The Politics of Health in Senegal

    In the wake of structural adjustment programs in the 1980s and health reforms in the 1990s, the majority of sub-Saharan African governments spend less than ten dollars per capita on health annually, and many Africans have limited access to basic medical care. Using a community-le…

    Publisher Rutgers University, 2010

  • 839. Publications & Writing

    Youth, Globalization, and the Law

    Organized by the SSRC collaborative research network on youth and globalization, this book addresses the impact of globalization on the lives of youth, focusing on the role of legal institutions and discourses. As practices and ideas travel the globe—such as the promotion and t…

    Contributors Sudhir Venkatesh (Editor), Ronald Kassimir (Editor) Publisher Stanford University Press, 2006

  • 840. Publications & Writing

    Youth, Nationalism, and the Guinean Revolution

    In 1958, Guinea declared independence from France and propelled Ahmed Sekou Toure to power. Early revolutionary fervour was not to last, and until his death in 1984, Sekou Toure ruled with an iron fist. What would it have been like to participate in Guinea's changing political fo…

    Author Straker, James David Publisher Indiana University Press, 2009