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Current History (2024) 123 (849): 37–39.
Published: 01 January 2024
... published in 2018 and 2019, still serves, according to its website, the same small number of communities in the same handful of locations.) Developmental outcomes are not about the technology per se, as we should have learned by now; it’s about how a technology is embedded within particular situations...
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Current History (2023) 122 (847): 289–294.
Published: 01 November 2023
... efforts within a developmental context are founded on win-win narratives of enabling the flourishing of wildlife while not compromising the ever-expanding human interests that are mediated by development. Within developmental imaginaries, there are no limits to human needs and desires, which...
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Current History (2023) 122 (844): 196–199.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Joshua Lustig For a brief period in the 1950s and 1960s, the Soviet Union sought to use West Africa as a proving ground for a new model of state-led development. Its African partners had their own priorities. A once-familiar specter is stalking Africa again: the ruthless figure of the white...
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Current History (2022) 121 (837): 277–282.
Published: 01 October 2022
... into the global framework, remain inaccessible. Since the 1980s, northern Pakistan has been an important developmental laboratory for Ismaili institutions, from which many concepts and ideas have subsequently been transplanted to the Pamirs. Their main focus with respect to the Pamirs, however, has been...
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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...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 140–145.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of the 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...
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Current History (2021) 120 (823): 81–84.
Published: 01 February 2021
... for the developmental potential of its relations with the region. It turns out that the commodity boom of the early 2000s was not just the result of China’s “natural” growth or even its entry into the World Trade Organization (as Wise claims). Instead, it was driven by a shift in China’s development trajectory...
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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...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2020
... concerns, notably climate change and other envi- ronmental issues, such as the exploitation of na- ture. Tourism also can determine the economic development prospects of destination areas. And there is a growing trend of tourists participating in volunteer projects to do good while traveling. My particular...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of 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...
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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 188–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
... 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 Lagos Plan emphasized self...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...