In Essence

THE SOURCE: “The Management Century” by Walter Kiechel III, in Harvard Business Review, Nov. 2012.

THE SOURCE: “Climate Science as Culture War” by Andrew J. Hoffman, in Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fall 2012.

THE SOURCE: “Lincoln’s Constitutional Leadership” by Steven B. Smith, in National Affairs, Fall 2012.

Photo of USS John S. McCain arriving in Da Nang, Vietnam in August 2010 for joint U.S.-Vietnamese naval exercises to mark the 15th anniversary of the normalization of relations between the two countries by #PACOM via flickr

THE SOURCES: “The Problem With the Pivot” by Robert S. Ross, in Foreign Affairs, Nov.–Dec. 2012; “The Turn Away From Europe” by Josef Joffe, in Commentary, Nov. 2012; and “Asia’s New Age of Instability” by Michael Wesley, in The National Interest, Nov.–Dec. 2012.

THE SOURCE: “The Few, the Proud, the Infantilized” by Bruce Fleming, in The Chronicle Review, Oct. 8, 2012.

Photo of migrant workers in a dorm in Beijing by The Reboot via flickr

THE SOURCE: “Crossing the 50 Percent Population Rubicon: Can China Urbanize to Prosperity?” by Kam Wing Chan, in Eurasian Geography and Economics, Jan.–Feb. 2012.

THE SOURCE: “Mixed Messages on Targeted Killings” by Charles G. Kels, in Armed Forces Journal, July–Aug. 2012.

THE SOURCE: “Second Thoughts on Colonial Historians and American Indians” by James H. Merrell, in the William and Mary Quarterly , July 2012.

THE SOURCE: “Can Africa Industrialize?” by John Page, in Journal of African Economies (supplement), Jan. 2012.

THE SOURCE: “The Effects of Fiscal Stimulus: Evidence From the 2009 Cash for Clunkers Program” by Atif Mian and Amir Sufi, in The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Aug. 2012.