Category Archives: Publications

Mongolia this Year

It’s been quite a year for Mongolia in that the rest of the world paid some attention to Mongolia, at least in punctuated bursts… Mongolia in the News Rapid Growth The news item that probably attracted most international attention was … Continue reading

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New Book: A History of Land Use in Mongolia: The Thirteenth Century to the Present

Elizabeth Endicott (Middlebury College) publishes a new book on the history of land use in Mongolia. Continue reading

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Working Paper on Human Security of Mongolia

I am posting the abstract and link of my recent paper, “Unkept Human Security Promises in Developing Countries: A Case of Mongolia,” which is published as a working paper series of the Central Asian Program.  There are many weaknesses in … Continue reading

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Book Chapter: Introduction to Change in Democratic Mongolia

Summary of the introduction to the new book volume, “Change in Democratic Mongolia – Social Relations, Health, Mobile Pastoralism, and Mining” Continue reading

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Book Chapter Mongolia’s Mining Controversies and the Politics of Place

In her chapter on public discourse on mining projects, Augsburg College’s Sarah Combellick-Bidney emphasizes local political dimensions. Continue reading

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Book Chapter: Changes in Pastoral Land Use and Their Effects on Rangeland Vegetation Indices

Changes in grazing management and herd size are leading to a decrease in rangeland vegetation in northwestern Mongolia. Continue reading

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Book: Change in Democratic Mongolia – Social Relations, Health, Mobile Pastoralism, and Mining

A new edited volume of social science research on contemporary Mongolia. Continue reading

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New book: Mapping Mongolia – Situating Mongolia in the World from Geologic Time to the Present

Paula Sabloff has edited a book examining Mongolia’s place in the world. Continue reading

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A New Mongolian Government Is Finally Formed

In a post to the Eurasia Daily Monitor Mendee looks at the recently formed government in Mongolia. Continue reading

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East Asia Forum: Electronic Counting but no Trust

Voting technologies performed smoothly in Mongolian parliamentary election, but trust in political parties is still lacking. Continue reading

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Asia Pacific Memo 161: Bumpy Roads, but Heading in the Right Direction

Mendee Jargalsaikhan and Julian Dierkes present the glass-half-full view of the upcoming parliamentary election for Mongolian democracy. Continue reading

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No Stable Anti-Mining Coalition

By Julian Dierkes Today, I published an Asia Pacific Memo that argued that no stable anti-mining coalition has coalesced in Mongolia to support or advance the recent petition asking the government to open negotiations with Oyu Tolgoi to increase the … Continue reading

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Asia Pacific Memo on the Impact of the Xinhai Revolution on Mongolia

How Tibet and Mongolia declared their independence following the Xinhai Revolution. Continue reading

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