Recent Submissions

  • Impact Evaluation of the Mozambique Rural Water Supply Activity 

    Hall, Ralph P.; Davis, Jenna; Van Houweling, Emily Anne; Vance, Eric A.; Carzolio, Marcos; Seiss, Mark Thomas; Russel, Kory (Virginia Tech. School of Public and International Affairs; Stanford University, 2014-08)
    In 2007, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) signed a $506.9 million compact designed to reduce poverty in Mozambique by promoting sustainable economic growth. Among the planned investments was the installation of ...
  • Planning during Post-socialism 

    Hirt, Sonia (Elsevier, 2015-05)
    This article analyzes the state of public-sector planning in countries that subscribed to a Marxist, state-socialist ideology during some part of the twentieth century, and especially those countries that comprise the ...
  • Re: Reflections and explorations : Essays on politics, public policy, and governance 

    Stephenson Jr., Max; Kirakosyan, Lyusyena (Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance, 2015)
    We have organized the essays that follow in this volume into nine themes or broad topical foci based on the subjects our RE: Reflections and Explorations authors selected for their efforts during 2013-2014. A brief overview ...
  • The Post-public City: Experiences from Post-socialist Europe 

    Hirt, Sonia (Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, 2014)
    Public space has become an increasingly important focus in the work of architects, urban designers, philosophers, geographers, sociologists and others interested in promoting a more civil and democratic society. This ...
  • To zone or not to zone? Comparing European and American Land-use Regulation 

    Hirt, Sonia (PNDonline II, 2010)
    This paper compares German and American approaches to land-use regulation. Conclusions are derived from a review of regulatory documents and expert interviews conducted in the German city of Stuttgart. The analysis shows ...
  • Peri-Urban Development in Sofia and Havana: Prospects and Perils in the New Millennium 

    Hirt, Sonia; Scarpaci, Joseph L. (Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy, 2007)
    This paper compares the patterns of socio-spatial peri-urban change in two post-socialist state capitals: Havana, Cuba (2.1 million) and Sofia, Bulgaria (1.3 million). The comparison between patterns of post-socialist ...
  • The Compact vs. the Dispersed City: History of Planning Ideas on Sofia’s Urban Form 

    Hirt, Sonia (Sage Publications, 2007)
    This paper reviews the planning history of Sofia since its designation as Bulgarian capital in 1879. It argues that Sofia’s planning has been persistently shaped by two perennial dilemmas—how to reconnect the city with ...
  • Considering the Relationships among Social Conflict, Social Imaginaries, Resilience, and Community-based Organization Leadership 

    Stephenson, M. O. (Resilience Alliance, 2011)
    This article focuses on the question of what role community-based organization leaders play in shaping the possibility for the emergence of new social imaginaries. It argues that deep social conflicts and efforts to secure ...
  • Crisis to Credibility Through Inclusion: Developing an International Port Security Network 

    Englebert, Suzanne (Center for Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2007-11)
    The purpose of the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) Roundtable Series for Leadership and Administration is to bring together the leading scholars, practitioners, students, and others for a ...
  • A Workshop Conceptualizing Leadership 

    Maybaumwisniewsk, Susani; DiPasquantonio, Maria; Stern, Jeffrey D. (Center for Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2007-07)
    The purpose of the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) Roundtable Series for Leadership and Administration is to bring together the leading scholars, practitioners, students, and others for a ...
  • Changing the Face of Leadership and Administration in Public Service 

    Lamb, Robert J.; Lewis, David (Center for Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2005-10-01)
    The purpose of the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) Roundtable Series for Leadership and Administration is to bring together the leading scholars, practitioners, students, and others for a ...
  • Leadership in the Information Age 

    Ulmer, Jr., Walter F.; Jacobs, T. Owen (Center for Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2006-10-01)
    The purpose of the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) Roundtable Series for Leadership and Administration is to bring together the leading scholars, practitioners, students, and others for a ...
  • Leading, Organizing, and the Stand-Up of DHS 

    Radin, Beryl; Hale, Janet (Center for Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2008-07-08)
    The purpose of the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) Roundtable Series for Leadership and Administration is to bring together the leading scholars, practitioners, students, and others for a ...
  • Public Leadership: Understanding and Responding to the Financial Crisis 

    Leeds, Roger (Center for Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2008-11-01)
    The purpose of the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) Roundtable Series for Leadership and Administration is to bring together the leading scholars, practitioners, students, and others for a ...
  • Leadership and Accountablilty 

    Rohr, John; Huther, Bradford (Center for Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2006-07-01)
    The purpose of the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) Roundtable Series for Leadership and Administration is to bring together the leading scholars, practitioners, students, and others for a ...
  • A ubiquitous method for street scale spatial data collection and analysis in challenging urban environments: mapping health risks using spatial video in Haiti 

    Curtis, Andrew; Blackburn, Jason K; Widmer, Jocelyn M; Morris Jr, J G (2013-04-15)
    Abstract Background Fine-scale and longitudinal geospatial analysis of health risks in challenging urban areas is often limited by the lack of other spatial layers even if case data are available. Underlying population ...