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Scholarly Publications

Women in the Crosshairs: Violence Against Women during the Second World War

January 2017

This article seeks to look broadly at Second World War violence through the lens of gender; to shift the focus from attacks on ethno-national groups to the ways that women were targeted within and...

Life and Fate: Race, Nationality, Class and Gender in Wartime Poland

November 2016

A concise and accessible introduction to the gender histories of eastern Europe and the Soviet Union in the twentieth century.

Policy Challenges from Demographic Change in China and India

July 2016

The world’s two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change.

Other Publications

Womenomics, the Workplace, and Women Final Report

March 2017

The Japan Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), with the generous support of the United States-Japan Foundation and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science,...

Beyond Malala: Progress for Pakistan's Women

May 2013

CISAC Affiliate Anja Manuel, along with co-author Justine Isola, illustrates Pakistan's young but vibrant women's rights movement.

Ask the Experts: Preventing Sexual Violence

June 2012

Former CISAC fellow Dara Cohen, currently an assistant professor at Harvard University, wrote a co-authored blog post for the Council on Foreign Relations, discussing how to prevent sexual violence...

News

Conference report offers 10 actions Japan can take to address gender inequality

March 2017

The Japan Program at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), in collaboration with the United States-Japan Foundation and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, has published a...

Conference explores how the US and Japan can close the gender gap

November 2016

Japanese and American scholars and practitioners gathered at Stanford recently for “Womenomics, the Workplace, and Women,” a full-day conference seeking to find pathways to advance opportunity for...

Social capital matters for a sustainable South Korea

August 2016

South Korea is facing a number of challenges.

Events

Womenomics, the Workplace, and Women: Stanford Silicon Valley US-Japan Dialogue 2016

October 28, 2016

As Japan faces a shrinking and aging population, it must pursue productivity growth to remain a wealthy nation.

Joan Wallach Scott: Theorizing the Relationship between Gender and Politics

October 24, 2016

Lecture by Joan Wallach Scott, Harold F.

Projects

Policy Related Research - REAP 2013

Official Policy Briefs(Submitted to China’s State Council) Research and Policy Recommendations on the Situation of Infant Malnutrition and Underdevelopment in Poor AreasAdvisory for Implementing a...
English

Elder-care, Gender, and Son Preference: The Role of Cultural Transmission and Diffusion During the Process of Rural-urban Migration in China

A research report, “A survey of rural-urban migrants in Shenzhen, China”, based on findings from this project, was submitted to the Shenzhen government in December of 2005.  Since then, the Santa...
English

Migration, Poverty Alleviation and Wellbeing of the Elderly: Population Modeling for Rural Western China

July 2017

The researchers developed models for the time course of the economic demography of remote Chinese villages that takes into account the migration, and sometimes return, of the villagers, the...
English

Multimedia

Emanuelle Mallete, Agência de Redes para Jovens e Juventude (Sepetiba, Rio de Janeiro)

June 2015

This talk is presented in Portuguese. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Emanuelle Gomes Pereira Mallete, a 31-year-old resident of Rio’s West...

The Paradoxes of Political Aid in the Arab World

May 2015

AbstractEuropean and US-based scholars and practitioners have debated the purposes and sometimes the (limited) macro-effects of programs designed to promote transitions from authoritarianism to democracy in Middle East countries.

People

Condoleezza Rice Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Political Science, Professor, Management, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Francisco Ramirez Professor, Education
Deborah L. Rhode Professor, Law
Marcus W. Feldman Professor, Biology
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Richard Saller Professor, Classics and History
Kathleen Kelly Janus Lecturer, Program on Social Entrepreneurship
Linxiu Zhang Director, REAP-China
Mariko Yoshihara Yang Visiting Scholar, Japan Program Fellow
Xiaopeng Pang Affiliate