Increasing growth in the global population presents new challenges that effect global resources and health. Our scholar research advances knowledge and solutions to address the changes to our environmental and health systems. Whether it is examining the political realities related to water governance, exploring the role of environmental activism in shaping preservation strategies, or analyzing health policies in developing countries to reduce communicable disease rates, our scholars' research addresses great social and economic challenges that occur in international development.
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De Jesus, M. (2012). Promoting Culturally Responsive Health Communication.Intercultural Management Quarterly, 13(2): 9-11.
De Jesus, M. & Lykes, M. B. (2004). Racism and 'Whiteness' in transitions to peace: Indigenous peoples, human rights, and the struggle for justice. In M. Fine, L. Weis, L. P. Pruitt, & A. Burns (Eds.),Off White: Readings on power, privilege, and resistance. New York: Routledge Farmer, pp.331-344.
"The Political Economy of Post-Invasion Kabul, Afghanistan: Urban Restructuring Beyond the North-South Divide," accepted for publication and forthcoming in Urban Studies, 2013.
"Tracing Poverty and Inequality in International Development Discourses: An Algorithmic and Visual Analysis of Agencies’ Annual Reports and Occasional White Papers, 1978-2010" (with B. J. Williams), accepted for publication and forthcoming in Journal of Social Policy, 2013.
"Comparable and Yet Context-Sensitive? Improving Evaluation in Violently Divided Societies Through Methodology" (with E. E. VanderKamp), Journal of Peacebuilding & Development 8(2), pp. 42-56, 2013
Jinnah, Sikina and Goueun Lee. (forthcoming 2013) “Diplomacy and Environmental Policy: Endangered Species and Others at Risk (1950s-present)” in The Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy, Sally Fairfax and Ed Russell (eds.) Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.
Jinnah, Sikina. (forthcoming 2013) “Overlap Management in the World Trade Organization: Secretariat Influence on Trade-Environment Politics” in Institutional Aspects of International Trade Law, Tomer Broude and Michelle Ratton Sanchez Badin (eds.) London, UK: Ashgate.
Jinnah, Sikina. (2012) “Trade-Environment Politics: The Emerging Role of Regional Trade Agreements” In Handbook of Global Environmental Politics, Peter Dauvergne (ed.) Cheltenham, UK and Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.
"Governance and Global Environmental Issues: Cooperation in the Twenty-first Century (2000s-present)," in Sally Fairfax and Ed Russel (eds.), The Guide to US Environmental Policy (Congressional Quarterly Press, forthcoming).
"Biotechnology and the Global Food Riots," in Guy Robinson et al. (eds.), The Globalisation of Agriculture (Edward Elgar, forthcoming).
"Environmentalism: Cars, Farming, and Resource Insecurity," in Jennifer Sterling-Folker (ed.), Making Sense of IR Theory (2nd ed.) (Lynne Rienner, 2013).
RANGANATHAN, M. In Review. “Mafias in the Waterscape: Everyday Public Authority and Informality in Bangalore”. Water Alternatives – Special Issue on “Informal Space in the Urban Waterscape”.
"Paying for Water, Claiming Citizenship: Political Agency and Water Reforms at the Urban Periphery".International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. DOI:10.1111/1468-2427.12028.
"Financialized and Insurgent: The Dialectics of Participation in Bangalore's Neoliberal Water Reforms" in K Coelho, Vijaybaskar and L Kamath (Eds),Participolis: Consent and Contention in Neoliberal Urban India. Routledge: New Delhi and Abingdon.
Robinson, Rachel Sullivan. Forthcoming. “Negotiating Development Prescriptions: The Case of Population Policy in Nigeria.” Population Research and Policy Review.
Robinson, Rachel Sullivan. 2011. "From Population to HIV: The Organizational and Structural Determinants of HIV Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa."Journal of the International AIDS Society14(Suppl 2): S6.
"Counting Women's Labour: A Reanalysis of Children's Net Production Using Cain's Data from a Bangladeshi Village,"Population Studies62(1): 25-38, 2008 (with Karen L. Kramer, and Ronald D. Lee).
Yamanis, Thespina (2013), M. Giovanna Merli, W. Whipple Neely. Feng Tian, James Moody, Tu Xiaowen, and Ersheng Gao. An empirical analysis of the impact of recruitment patterns on RDS estimates among a socially ordered population of female sex workers in China. Sociological Methods and Research. Published online 26 July 2013, DOI: 10.1177/0049124113494576.
"From coitus to concurrency: sexual partnership characteristics and risk behaviors of 15-19 year old men recruited from urban venues in Tanzania". AIDS and Behavior, 2012 (with I. Doherty, S. Weir, et al).
"Social venues that protect against & promote HIV risk for young men in Tanzania,"Social Science & Medicine, 2010 (with S Maman, J Mbwambo, et al).