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Current History (2023) 122 (842): 118–120.
Published: 01 March 2023
... missiles in Europe should no consensus be found. But the path toward that decision was not straightforward. [email protected] Euromissiles: The Nuclear Weapons That Nearly Destroyed NATO , Susan   Colbourn ( Cornell University Press , 2022 ) © 2023 by The Regents...
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Current History (2022) 121 (833): 102–107.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Raffaello Pantucci The threat of mass-casualty terrorist attacks in Europe directed by international organizations may have subsided, but the threat is in many respects now more menacing that ever. Lone-actor attacks motivated by a confused mixture of ideologies, often combined with mental health...
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Current History (2022) 121 (833): 83–89.
Published: 01 March 2022
... controlled. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 housing inequality social policy protests COVID-19 pandemic Europe Fierce competition for scarce housing units thus plays out within both private rental and ownership markets. Almost everywhere, the private rental...
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Current History (2022) 121 (833): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Holly Case Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán rails against migration from countries outside of Europe, yet he has been eager to grant citizenship to Hungarian-speakers from countries in the near abroad. Like other populist conservative leaders in the region, he promotes a fortress mentality...
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Current History (2022) 121 (833): 117–120.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Marc David Baer A new book traces the history of the diverse Muslim population of the Balkans. Carving out legal space for itself as a religious minority in Europe, this community rode the winds of change from the age of the Ottoman and Habsburg empires through the Yugoslav era. Greble...
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Current History (2021) 120 (824): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Holly Case Frederick the Great, king of Prussia, was an Enlightenment philosophe as well as an absolute monarch. His writings, available in a new translation, reveal a complex character and raise questions about government and autocracy in contemporary Europe. Though fond of long walks, young...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 90–95.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Milada Anna Vachudova What keeps European states committed to the EU project has not changed: it is economically much better to be inside the bloc than outside. Milada Anna Vachudova European Union Eastern Europe democracy populism authoritarianism illiberalism postcommunist Viktor...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 103–107.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Yuson Jung What do consumer rights actually mean in a context in which citizens are unsure whether there is even a functioning judicial system …? Yuson Jung Bulgaria Eastern Europe consumer protection fake goods food socialism communism postsocialismcapitalism government regulation...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 96–102.
Published: 01 March 2019
... reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Tomasz Inglot Eastern Europe social mobility middle class inequality communism employment labor inequality populism labor migration welfare family policy Poland Hungary 96 The region has seen a radical shift from...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Holly Case An ambitious attempt to trace the uneven progress toward liberal democracy over several centuries of European history may have drawn the wrong conclusions for dealing with today's illiberals. Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Régime to the Present Day...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 121.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Map © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Map Europe Balearic Is. Corsica Sardinia Sicily Crete Isle of Man Hebrides Orkney Is. (Br.) Shetland Is. (Br.) Faroe Is. (Den.) Åland Is. Öland Bornholm (Den) Gotland Moscow Reykjavik...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 22–28.
Published: 01 January 2019
... immigration migration asylum United Nations employment guest workers Europe 22 New policy designs will need to have an explicit dual purpose, combining the objectives of labor migration and humanitarian protection. Most high-income countries make a strict distinction in their immigration poli-cies...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 315–320.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of the University of California Julia Lynch Jonathan Hopkin financial crisis Great Recession Western Europe capitalism democracy political parties free central banks austerity populism social democrats 315 [T]he financial crisis can be best understood as the final catastrophic stage...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 310–314.
Published: 01 November 2018
... expectancy suicide opioid epidemic unemployment social spending welfare austerity homelessness poverty hunger United States Affordable Care Act Europe Britain National Health Service Greece 310 [S]hort-term policy changes can have long-term effects on the health and well- being...
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Current History (2018) 117 (797): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
... , 2017 Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe , by Kapka Kassabova Graywolf Press , 2017 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Maria Todorova book review Bulgaria Eastern Europe Kristen Ghodsee Red Hangover...
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Current History (2018) 117 (797): 121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Map © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Map Europe Balearic Is. Corsica Sardinia Sicily Crete Isle of Man Hebrides Orkney Is. (Br.) Shetland Is. (Br.) Faroe Is. (Den.) Åland Is. Öland Bornholm (Den) Gotland Moscow Reykjavik...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 337–341.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to reach Europe. As the legal position for Syrians in Jordan is starting to improve, the negative press about them has begun to diminish. Meanwhile, Syrians them- selves are expressing their resistance to what they regard as handouts from the UN High Commis- sioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and NGOs much more...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2017
... was an attempt to solve the dilemma that had been at the core of both Russian policy and Russian identity since Pe- ter the Great began his modernization program in the late seventeenth century: Was Russia to be part of Europe or not? Dostoevsky s answer was that Russia would be European, but it would also...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 88–94.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of labor became an integral part of the larger project of building democracy and markets. Labor s Travails in Postcommunist Eastern Europe RUDRA SIL The role played by the Solidarity union in weakening the communist regime in Poland, together with scenes of work- ers across Eastern Europe celebrating...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Holly Case Hungary Viktor Orbán Young Democrats Poland Jarosław Kaczyński Law and Justice party Fidesz populism refugee crisis immigration Islam authoritarianism Eastern Europe illiberalism communism PERSPECTIVE There s a lot we re getting wrong if we see the illiberal...