Volume IX, Fall 2003 Contributors Introduction Brian Whalen, Editor Study Abroad Levels: Toward a Classification of Program Types Lilli Engle and John Engle Women and Cultural Learning in Costa Rica: Reading the Contexts Adele Anderson Risk Management in Study Abroad: Lessons from the Wilderness Mark A. Ritchie Asian Americans: Factors Influencing the Decision to Study Abroad J. Scott Van Der Meid History Lived and Learned: Students and Vietnam Veterans in an Integrative Study Abroad Course Raymond M. Scurfield, Leslie P. Root, & Andrew Wiest with F.N. Coiro, H.J. Sartin, C.L. Jones, & M.B. Fanugao African Studies Abroad: Meaning and Impact of America’s Burgeoning Export Industry Jennifer E. Coffman and Kevin Brennan Development of Oral Communication Skills Abroad Christina L. Isabelli-García Studying Abroad in Nepal: Assessing Impact Patricia Farrell and Murari Suvedi New Directions to the Global Century Patti McGill Peterson Book Reviews Jean-Phillipe Mathy: Extrême-Occident: French Intellectuals and America. 1993. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 307 pp. Sheila Bayne Louis Menand: The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America. 2001. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 546 pp. Lance Kenney Warren Zimmerman: First Great Triumph: How Five Americans Made Their Country a World Power. 2002. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 576 pp. Emily S. Rosenberg To order a print copy of this volume, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.