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Current History. 2019; 118808163–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.808.163
Published: 01 May 2019
... democracy elections corruption military rule Muhammadu Buhari Olusegun Obasanjo Goodluck Jonathan Boko Haram Pentecostal Christianity 163 Now and again, as one political crisis or another has threatened to rend the fabric of the Nigerian Fourth Republic since its founding with the return to...
Current History. 2018; 117802315–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.802.315
Published: 01 November 2018
...Julia Lynch; Jonathan Hopkin [T]he financial crisis can be best understood as the final catastrophic stage of a process of dismantling the protective institutions that made Western European capitalism politically sustainable … © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the...
Current History. 2017; 116790194–196 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.790.194
Published: 01 May 2017
... Ebenezer Obadare Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari Goodluck Jonathan governance corruption Boko Haram Islamists oil PERSPECTIVE A Nigerian President s Disappointing Return EBENEZER OBADARE EBENEZER OBADARE is a professor of sociology at the Univer- sity of Kansas and a research fellow at the...
Current History. 2017; 116789130–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.789.130
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jonathan Goodhand; Oliver Walton It was perhaps naive and overly optimistic to believe that regime change was the answer to a problem that has much deeper structural roots. 130 It was perhaps naive and overly optimistic to believe that regime change was the answer to a problem that has much deeper...
Current History. 2016; 11577723–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.777.23
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jonathan Kirshner The United States is unrepaired and still vulnerable; Europe is hobbled and encumbered by the patchwork straitjacket of its political economy. The rest of the world, less directly affected by the crisis, is actively searching for something different. © 2020 Current History. All...
Current History. 2015; 114773229–235 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.773.229
Published: 01 September 2015
...Jonathan D. London Vietnam has arrived at a momentous juncture in its social and political development. It is a country ripe with potential, but it creaks under the weight of an almost feudalistic political system. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University...
Current History. 2015; 114772170–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.772.170
Published: 01 May 2015
... and insecure democracy. The two leading candidates the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan and challenger Muhammadu Buhari represented different visions of gover- nance. Jonathan s People s Democratic Party (PDP) had held office since the 1999 transition, boast- ing the self-proclaimed title of...
Current History. 2014; 113763203–204 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.763.203
Published: 01 May 2014
... Marc epprecht political homophobia Africa gay anti-gay Nigeria Uganda scapegoat sexual minorities sanctions lifestyle goodluck jonathan binyavanga wainaina identity sodomy sanctions boko haram LGBT PERSPECTIVE Uganda has a population problem. The United Nations forecasts that...
Current History. 2012; 11174394–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.743.94
Published: 01 March 2012
...Jonathan Hopkin Italy may reluctantly accept being ‘saved by Europe’ once again. But…[if] the country turns back to populism, there will be dramatic consequences for the governance of the European economy. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of...
Current History. 2010; 109727179–185 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.727.179
Published: 01 May 2010
... California Nigeria Umaru Yar'Adua People's Democratic Party Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Goodluck Jonathan Federal Executive Council Olusegun Obasanjo Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Excess Crude Account 179 Nothing, wrote Reuben Abati, the editor of...