1-20 of 63
Keywords: Development
Close
Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
Current History (2021) 120 (825): 152–158.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Eva-Maria Knoll For centuries, malaria kept European colonial interests away from the Maldive islands, leaving the remote Indian Ocean island chain on a distinct and largely self-governed trajectory. Successful mosquito eradication in the twentieth century paved the way for development. The COVID...
Journal Articles
Current History (2021) 120 (825): 140–145.
Published: 01 April 2021
... University of California 2021 Afghanistan Taliban development rule of law governance Afghanistan has a rich history of customary or traditional governance structures, especially in rural areas. Although many countries have such customary bodies, in Afghanistan they have remained central to the...
Journal Articles
Current History (2021) 120 (823): 81–84.
Published: 01 February 2021
.... Chinese perceptions and expectations about the relationship with Latin America are just as important. Wise and Stallings both agree that China has in many ways been in the driver’s seat, and that this reality to a certain extent has framed developmental opportunities and limits for Latin American...
Journal Articles
Current History (2021) 120 (822): 28–34.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and society in its partner countries. Many developing countries welcome the investments and opportunities for trade linked to the initiative, but some of the projects have sparked local resistance over fears of unfair terms or potential opportunities for Chinese intelligence penetration. © 2021 by...
Journal Articles
Current History (2020) 119 (813): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2020
... trade developing nations development culture environment 29 Rather than assuming that host communities must serve the industry, expecta- tions should be adjusted so that tourism genuinely aligns with those communi- ties own priorities. Tourism and Its Discontents in the Global South JOSEPH...
Journal Articles
Current History (2020) 119 (813): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2020
...David Chandler “Data-driven governance assumes the need for constant adaptation to change.” Fourth in a series on ways of governing . © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Indonesia Rwanda governance technology development cities...
Journal Articles
Current History (2019) 118 (810): 265–270.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Farid Guliyev The consequences of this missed opportunity are serious and will be felt in the not-so-distant future when the oil deposits have drained away. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Azerbaijan development oil...
Journal Articles
Current History (2019) 118 (809): 235–240.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Abidin Kusno The lack of planning can be understood as an art of governing, for it ensures the operation of informality. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Indonesia urbanization development climate change colonialism Joko...
Journal Articles
Current History (2019) 118 (808): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2019
... California Michael Woldemariam Eritrea Ethiopia Horn Africa Somalia Sudan Djibouti peace development democratization trade borders Gulf states Abiy Ahmed Ali Isaias Afwerki 181 [T]urning the page on decades of conflict and underdevelopment in the Horn of Africa will require...
Journal Articles
Current History (2019) 118 (808): 188–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
... progress. Disappointment with what was perceived as the failure of international financial institutions to accurately diagnose Africa s developmental chal- lenges led to the approval of the Lagos Plan of Ac- tion for the Economic Development of Africa at an OAU conference in Lagos, Nigeria, in 1980. The...
Journal Articles
Current History (2019) 118 (807): 130–136.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Naomi Hossain Few big countries … have had their fortunes so profoundly shaped by a weak position in the global system. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Naomi Hossain Bangladesh social policy economic development...
Journal Articles
Current History (2019) 118 (805): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2019
... United States Hurricane Maria colonialism postcolonial economic development trade globalization investment bankruptcy austerity diaspora migration 43 Hurricane Maria was a singular event in Puerto Rico s history. The storm struck on September 20, 2017, and left unparalleled devastation in...
Journal Articles
Current History (2018) 117 (803): 350–354.
Published: 01 December 2018
... levels was intended to create an elite cadre that could direct economic development while promoting national unity. The ideology of national developmentalism, which called for the state to lead the country into a form of regulated market capitalism, reigned until the end of the 1970s. It resulted in the...
Journal Articles
Current History (2018) 117 (801): 283–284.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Ibañez-Tirado Magnus Marsden China Belt Road Initiative Silk Road trade Central Asia Tajikistan economic development commerce foreign investment infrastructure PERSPECTIVE China s Old and New Central Asian Ties DIANA IBAÑEZ-TIRADO AND MAGNUS MARSDEN 283 Traveling by road from...
Journal Articles
Current History (2018) 117 (800): 203–208.
Published: 01 September 2018
... mobility middle class poverty labor migration informal economy economic development communism Chinese Communist Party Mao Zedong 203 In December 1978, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) formally announced its decision to leave the safe shores of economic policies based on state socialism...
Journal Articles
Current History (2018) 117 (800): 235–240.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Kong Taiwan Greater China Confucianism trade economic development democracy nationalism capitalism culture civilization transnational 235 What used to be viewed as relatively self-defined polities in a previous era . . . are now being reconfigured by competing centripetal and...
Journal Articles
Current History (2018) 117 (798): 135–141.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Nepal climate change Himalayas glaciers agriculture climate adaptation development caste United Nations Framework Convention Climate Change 135 Clearly, Nepalis have to adapt to climate change. It is less clear what precisely the challenges are and who is best positioned to lead the...
Journal Articles
Current History (2017) 116 (791): 203–209.
Published: 01 September 2017
... California Kristen Looney Meg Rithmire China urbanization cities population hukou system rural migrants economic development inequality From the enclosure of land in eighteenth-century England to the rise of megacities in the contemporary developing world, turning agricultural economies...
Journal Articles
Current History (2017) 116 (791): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2017
... level temperature rise Paris Climate Agreement Mekong Delta development 223 [O]ne-size-fits-all adaptation will not work, given the wide variety of regional impacts in Vietnam. Vietnam s Urgent Task: Adapting to Climate Change PAMELA MCELWEE The 2016 Paris Climate Agreement is right-fully...
Journal Articles
Current History (2017) 116 (787): 55–60.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Crabtree Bolivia Evo Morales indigenous rights national development land reform Ecuador Hugo Chávez climate change cocaine 55 The Morales administration sought to give indigenous peoples more rights and greater influence in government, effectively breaking down traditional patterns of...