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Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change:Research Pathways for the Next Decade

This publication is extracted from a much larger report, Global Environmental Change: Research Pathways for the Next Decade, which addresses the full range of the scientific issues concerning global environmental change and offers guidance to the scientific effort on these ...

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The Demography of Forced Migration:Summary of a Workshop

Because forced migration situations are often physically dangerous and politically complicated, estimates of these populations are often difficult to make. Estimates of forced migration vary, but it is probable that there are about 23 million refugees and more than 30 ...

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Environmentally Significant Consumption:Research Directions

There has been much polemic about affluence, consumption, and the global environment. For some observers, "consumption" is at the root of global environmental threats: wealthy individuals and societies use far too much of the earth's resource base and should scale ...

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Science Priorities for the Human Dimensions of Global Change

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1993 Data Forum:A Review of an Implementation Plan for U.S. Global Change Date and Information Systems

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Democratization in Africa:African Views, African Voices

The global movement toward democracy, spurred in part by the ending of the cold war, has created opportunities for democratization not only in Europe and the former Soviet Union, but also in Africa.
This book is based on workshops held in ...

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The Transition to Democracy:Proceedings of a Workshop

One of the most exciting and hopeful trends of the past 15 years has been the worldwide movement away from authoritarian governments. The collapse of the communist regimes in Eastern Europe is only the latest and most dramatic element in ...

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Soviet-American Dialogue in the Social Sciences:Research Workshops on Interdependence Among Nations

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Pharmaceuticals for Developing Countries:Conference Proceedings

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World Hunger: Approaches to Engineering Actions : Report of a Seminar

World Hunger: Approaches to Engineering Actions: Report of a Seminar is the summary of a seminar of the Committee on Public Engineering Policy (COPEP) of the Assembly of Engineering convened in July, 1974. Participants presented and discussed ways in which ...

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