Monthly Archives: November 2012

2012 Local Elections and Parliamentary Runoffs

The Democratic Party has made strong gains in Mongolia’s recent local elections, challenging decades of MPP dominance at the grassroots level. 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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2012 local elections: pre-election observation and analysis

Outlook on local elections in Mongolia scheduled for November 21, 2012. 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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Guest Post: Southern Gobi Water Shortage

Michelle Olson expands upon her series of articles on water issues in the South Gobi for the UB Post. Continue reading

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