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Current History. 2019; 118808175–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.808.175
Published: 01 May 2019
...Marta Iñiguez de Heredia The strategies Kabila adopted to avoid stepping down at the end of his term in December 2016 inadvertently consolidated this new democratic wave. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Marta Iñiguez de...
Current History. 2018; 117801277–282 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.277
Published: 01 October 2018
... Shavkat Mirziyoyev Islam Karimov democratic reforms Soviet Union authoritarianism Islam Central Asia labor migration 277 [L]abor migration brought the country to a point of no return: millions of the poorest Uzbeks could no longer be cut off from the rest of the world . . . Uzbekistan...
Current History. 2018; 11779649–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.796.49
Published: 01 February 2018
... Ecuador Lenín Moreno Rafael Correa Country Alliance party elections corruption Odebrecht Panama Papers authoritarianism democratic transition 49 Rather than take marching orders from the outgoing president, Moreno distanced his government from the authoritarianism and corruption of the...
Current History. 2017; 116793297–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.793.297
Published: 01 November 2017
... University of California Jennifer Delton liberal international order democracy Cold War civil rights United States Donald Trump liberalism New Deal Democratic Party Republican Party Harry Truman Dwight Eisenhower Ronald Reagan 297 What was remarkable about the era of liberal...
Current History. 2017; 116789142–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.789.142
Published: 01 April 2017
.... Emmanuel Teitelbaum India labor unions organized labor employment Narendra Modi Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance Trade Unions Act Contract Labor Act Industrial Disputes Act strikes informal economy manufacturing © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved...
Current History. 2017; 11678883–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.788.83
Published: 01 March 2017
...Karen E. Smith [A] more mercurial United States, less consistent in its support for European integration, could force the EU to rely more on itself. Karen Smith European Union liberal world order illiberalism United States Donald Trump Russia integration democratic values...
Current History. 2016; 115782233–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.782.233
Published: 01 September 2016
... of California Jeff Kingston Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe economic reforms Liberal Democratic Party tsunami Fukushima nuclear power free press World War II comfort women self-defense forces 233 One of the great conundrums of Abe s second term is how he has managed...
Current History. 2016; 11577843–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.778.43
Published: 01 February 2016
...Philip Oxhorn [N]ew ideas and new actors are needed to fill the void in the region's public sphere more than ever. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Philip Oxhorn democratic transition public sphere propaganda censorship...
Current History. 2016; 11577868–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.778.68
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...
Current History. 2015; 114773224–228 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.773.224
Published: 01 September 2015
... California Alexis Dudden Japan Constitution Article antiwar clause Shinzo Abe National Diet Liberal Democratic Party Self-Defense Forces peacekeeping World War II Nobusuke Kishi 224 [A]n overwhelming majority of Japanese wants to protect the constitution using the same word...
Current History. 2015; 11476949–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.769.49
Published: 01 February 2015
... would represent quite a turn of fate. It was Chávez who first convinced the region that a leftist candidate could win power through democratic elections, govern from the left, and survive the reaction of established elites. It was Chávez who showed the region that neoliberal policies could be challenged...
Current History. 2014; 113767362–368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.767.362
Published: 01 December 2014
.... © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Michael Eppel Kurdish nationalism kobani isis isil Islamic state KRG regional government Iraq iran stateless karasu Democratic union PYD Iraq Iran Syria movement nation-state 2011...
Current History. 2014; 113763185–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.763.185
Published: 01 May 2014
... the post-uprising polities. The final point is linked to earlier debates about hybrid regimes and democracy with adjectives ; the question is how to conceptualize regimes that durably combine both democratic and authoritar- ian trends. Beyond idealistic notions of an Arab Spring that would bring...
Current History. 2014; 113761117–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.761.117
Published: 01 March 2014
..., and security vacuum that the dissolution of the communist bloc had pro- duced. EU membership was popularly seen as a panacea that would allow Bulgaria and Romania to stabilize their newborn democratic systems and overcome the economic problems of the postcom- munist transition. It offered confirmation...
Current History. 2014; 1137598–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.759.8
Published: 01 January 2014
...Larry Diamond Despite setbacks in some countries, democracy has no legitimate competitor. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Larry Diamond liberal democracy authoritarian regimes dictatorship Cold War democratic...
Current History. 2011; 110737217–222 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.737.217
Published: 01 September 2011
... Japan Naoto Kan Democratic Party Japan Fukushima Daiichi Liberal Democratic Party Ichiro Ozawa Tokyo Electric Yukio Hatoyama Social Democratic Party Japan 217 Japan s political leaders have failed to deliver decisive action precisely when the country needed it most when it faced...
Current History. 2011; 110736196–200 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.736.196
Published: 01 May 2011
...Thomas Turner The real question is not whether Kabila will win reelection, but how he has survived for 10 years in the presidency. © 2011 Current History. All rights reserved. 2011 The Regents of the University of California Joseph Kabila Thomas Turner Democratic Republic Congo...
Current History. 2011; 11073368–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.733.68
Published: 01 February 2011
... background. If one steps back to assess these structural chal- lenges facing Mexico, the picture that emerges is fraught with hazards. The risks stem on one hand from dysfunctional democratic institutions, and on the other from low economic and employment growth. It goes without saying that the institutional...
Current History. 2010; 109728232–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.728.232
Published: 01 September 2010
...Steven Vogel The Democratic Party of Japan achieved a historic victory in 2009, one that will have a lasting impact on Japanese politics. Yet the party since then has delivered … too much political overhaul and too little policy substance. 232 The Democratic Party of Japan achieved a historic...
Current History. 2010; 109727186–192 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.727.186
Published: 01 May 2010
... Ethiopia Haile Selassie Coalition Unity Democracy Eritrea Eritrean People's Liberation Front Meles Zenawi Ethiopian Revolutionary Democratic Mengistu Mariam Tigrayan 186 Once the 2010 election passes without any meaningful change, the real contest among rival political and ethnic...