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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 15–21.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Xuefei Ren Comparing China, India, and Brazil reveals that current housing policies in all three countries have produced new forms of exclusion for inhabitants of informal settlements. © 2020 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for...
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Current History (2019) 118 (811): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2019
... criminal justice police race Latin America Argentina Brazil United States 291 A few years back, when I interviewed a former Argentine official who had been brought in during the mid-1990s to clean house in the notoriously corrupt and violent police department of Buenos Aires province, he spoke...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 215–221.
Published: 01 September 2019
... migration refugees South Korea Peru Brazil NGOS 215 [T]he government opted for piecemeal solutions that would temporarily meet domestic needs for labor while maintaining official closed-door policies. Japan s Model of Immigration Without Immigrants ERIN AERAN CHUNG On November 27, 2018, the Diet...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 56–61.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Nicolas Parent Venezuela refugees asylum law immigration migrants Hugo Chávez Nicolás Maduro Colombia Peru Ecuador Brazil Cartagena Declaration 56 [T]he Venezuelan displacement crisis is a crucial test of the liberal immigration policies that have been adopted across Latin America...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 68–74.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Brazil election military dictatorship Jair Bolsonaro Lula da Silva Dilma Rousseff impeachment corruption Worker's Party Rio de Janeiro crime race relations misogyny collective memory history transitional justice 68 A central feature of Bolsonaro s pro-dictatorship campaign...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 36–38.
Published: 01 January 2019
... change global warming emissions United States Donald Trump China Australia Brazil PERSPECTIVE As the Stakes Rise, Climate Action Loses Momentum JOSHUA BUSBY 36 Three years ago, I wrote an optimistic es-say in these pages on how the 2015 Paris Agreement broke new ground and paved the way for...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of California Frank-Borge Wietzke social mobility middle class poverty inequality economic policy politics identity developing countries China India Brazil 16 Political conflicts can flare up when new, increasingly vocal lower-middle- income groups enter the political arena...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 303–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Hopewell trade protectionism liberal economic order hegemony United States Donald Trump China Brazil Global South International Monetary Fund World Bank Uruguay Round Doha Round North American Free Trade Agreement 303 [W]hat Trump has done so far represents an intensification...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Matthew Carnes Latin America workforce informal economy labor trade middle class labor laws conditional cash transfers inequality Brazil Mexico Visit any of the great Latin American cities whether Bogotá or Buenos Aires, Lima or Mexico City, Santiago or São Paulo and you will be...
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Current History (2016) 115 (778): 68–74.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Matthew M. Taylor Whichever way the impeachment train rolls, the … crisis has opened new fissures in a democratic system that has been in place only since 1985. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Matthew Taylor Brazil Dilma...
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Current History (2016) 115 (778): 43–50.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Mexico Institutional Revolutionary Party PRI Dilma Rousseff Brazil Michelle Bachelet Chile Hugo Chávez Venezuela Evo Morales Bolivia Néstor Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Argentina Rafael Correa Ecuador Fidel Castro Cuba Committees Defense Revolution Colombia A dynamic...
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Current History (2015) 114 (775): 316–321.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Norway Ethiopia Brazil Amazon Britain U.S Agency International Development Millennium Development Goals 316 The most promising new paradigm calls for providing aid based on results, with- out . . . demanding adherence to particular plans. A Better Model for Foreign Aid WILLIAM D. SAVEDOFF...
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Current History (2015) 114 (769): 62–67.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., Senator Aécio Neves. It was the fourth vic- tory in a row for the PT, though Rousseff s 51.6 percent of the vote was the slimmest winning margin yet. Presidential politics in Brazil has become iden- tified with this two-party standoff, which is en- couraged by an electoral system that sends the two...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 57–63.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Matthew Taylor street protesters Brazil Sao Paulo Brasilia corruption economics Dilma confederation cup world de Mello Rousseff worker PT protest bloc Reynaldo Ross mensalao justice Barbosa Dirceu Genoino Gerais PSDB PSD Kassab police violence Donadon Batista oil...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 64–69.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Miriam Gomes Saraiva “[E]ver since the Baron of Rio Branco asserted his theory of symbolic power resources, Brazil's foreign policy has operated under the assumption that the country will attain international standing through the mechanisms of soft power.” Fifth in a series on soft power around the...
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Current History (2014) 113 (759): 33–35.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Amrita Narlikar New heavyweights have their own preferences when it comes to global burden sharing. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Amrita Narlikar rising powers Brazil Russia India China South Africa trade negotiation...
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Current History (2013) 112 (751): 49–55.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Michael Shifter; Cameron Combs Just as Mexico has shown signs of an upswing, Brazil seems to be facing mounting difficulties. Michael Shifter Cameron Combs Brazil Mexico economic growth development poverty trade crime security corruption Latin America © 2013 Current History...
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Current History (2013) 112 (751): 64–69.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Nora Lustig The results of in-depth analyses for Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico reveal two main factors that explain this phenomenon: a fall in the premium that favors skilled over unskilled labor, and more progressive government transfers targeting the poor. © 2013 Current History. All rights...
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Current History (2012) 111 (742): 56–61.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Michael Shifter Brazil's rise, coupled with the diminished influence of the United States and the increasingly salient global role of China, has reshuffled the kaleidoscope of regional organizations.… © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History (2012) 111 (742): 50–55.
Published: 01 February 2012
... India to China to Brazil escape poverty and move into the middle class, they diversify their di- ets to include more meat and dairy products, as well as vegetable oils. Thus, developing-country demand for grains and oilseeds to feed livestock has risen more than overall demand for food. Ac- cording to...