Some Publications

"The Growth of the Less Commonly Taught Languages in Title VI and Language Programs in the United States" and "Introduction: Seeking Global Competence Capacity through the Title VI and Fulbright-Hays Programs," (papers for the Title VI 50th Anniversary Conference, Washington, D.C., March 20, 2009) published in International and Language Education for a Global Future: Fifty Years of the U.S. Title VI and Fulbright-Hays Programs, David S. Wiley, senior co-editor; East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, August 2010

"The Implications for Participatory Fisheries Management of Intensified Commercialization on Lake Victoria" with Wilson, D.C., M. Medard, C.K. Harris, Rural Sociology 64(4):554- 572, 1999

“Socio-economic Impacts of Introduced Species in Lake Victoria Fisheries,” Chapter 11, pp. 215-244 in Pitcher, Tony J. And Paul J.B. Hart, eds., The Impact of Species Changes in African Lakes, first edition, London: Chapman and Hall, 1995 (with Craig Harris and Douglas Wilson)

“Globalization, Democratization, and the Environment in the New South Africa: Social Movements, Corporations, and the State in South Durban,” with Christine Root and Sven Peek, Chapter 11 in Ecology and the World-System, Walter L. Goldfrank, David Goodman, and Andrew Szasz, editors, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999, pp 213-233.

“Globalization and the Environment in South Durban: National and Local Policies for the Economic Future of a South African City” by David Wiley and Christine Root with Sven Peek, Chapter 10 in Preet S. Aulakh and Michael G. Schechter, ed., Rethinking Globalization(s): From Corporate Transnationalism to Local Interventions, London Macmillan, Ltd., 1999., pp. 198-217.

“Forty Years of The Title VI and Fulbright-Hays International Education Programs: Building the Nation’s International Expertise for a Global Future,” Plenary address and paper for a conference"International Education in American Colleges and Universities: Prospect and Retrospect," April 16, 1999, Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., in Globalization and the Challenges of the New Century: A Reader, edited by Patrick O'Meara, Howard D. Mehlinger, and Matthew Krain, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000, (forthcoming)

“Contesting the Urban Industrial Environment in South Durban in a Period of Democratization and Globalization,” by David Wiley, Christine Root, and Sven (Bobby) Peek presented at a Conference on the City of Durban, July 9-11, 1999, 42 pp., in Durban: A South African City in Transition, edited by Vishnu Padayachee and Bill Freund, Durban: The University of Natal Press, 2001 (forthcoming).

“The Scholarship of an Ancient and Modern African Society: Preface to a Volume of Essays on the Republic of Mali,” in Democracy and Development in Mali: Papers from a Symposium in honor of the visit by President Alpha Oumar Konaré and Mme. Adam Ba Konaré, edited by James Bingen, East Lansing: MSU Press, 2000

South Durban: Report on the State of the Environment and Development of the Durban Metropolitan Area, with Christine Root, Sven Peek, and Seyathie Ramurath, Durban, South Africa (1996)

Inanda: Report on the State of the Environment and Development of the Durban Metropolitan Area, with Douglas Hindson, Zesuliwe Mkhize, Christine Root, Durban, South Africa: City of Durban, North Central Council, Physical Environment Planning Unit, March 1996, 106 pp.

Managing Waste More Sustainably in Inanda: A Report and Recommended Programmes, with Christine E. Root and Zesuliwe Mkhize, Durban, South Africa: University of Durban-Westville, Institute for Social and Economic


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