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Current History (2019) 118 (812): 369.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Map © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Map Middle East ...
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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Roger Southall The precarity of daily existence for so many black middle-class South Africans is heightened by dependence on political connections. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Roger Southall South Africa apartheid race...
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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 (804): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Frank-Borge Wietzke Political conflicts can flare up when new, increasingly vocal lower-middle-income groups enter the political arena and when this threatens the advantaged positions of established middle classes. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 350–354.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Erol Balkan; Ahmet Öncü “The AKP's neoliberal regime created the ideology and conditions for transformative change in Turkey's new upper-middle-class culture, which trickled down to both the laic and Islamic middle-class factions.” Fourth in a series on social mobility around the world . © 2018...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 359–362.
Published: 01 December 2018
... California Shibley Telhami Donald Trump Middle East foreign policy Islamic State diplomacy unilateralism Jerusalem Palestinians Israel Saudi Arabia Iran nuclear agreement PERSPECTIVE Trump s Reckless Middle East Gambles SHIBLEY TELHAMI 359 In recent decades, the inevitable changes...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 369.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Map © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Middle East Map ...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Theodore P. Gerber “The fall of the Soviet Union sparked hopes that a Russian middle class would emerge and thrive, but so far it has not.” Second in a series on social mobility around the world . © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California...
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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 (798): 154–157.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Joshua Lustig A rising middle class in Pakistan is striving to reconcile aspirations for a modern lifestyle with a desire for a deeper embrace of Islam as a guide to everyday ethics. The New Pakistani Middle Class , by Ammara Maqsood Harvard University Press , 2017 © 2018 Current...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 348–354.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jeannie Sowers The degree to which states are tolerant of local-level initiatives and mobilization will become only more important as climate impacts intensify. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Jeannie Sowers Middle East North...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 369.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Map © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California map Middle East ...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Matthew Carnes Latin America workforce informal economy labor trade middle class labor laws conditional cash transfers inequality Brazil Mexico Visit any of the great Latin American cities whether Bogotá or Buenos Aires, Lima or Mexico City, Santiago or São Paulo and you will be...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 10–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
... comparison with the magnitude of his de- feats. Many critics have pointed out that the world has become more unstable, violent, and divided over the course of his term. As Obama prepares to leave office, the Middle East has descended into sectarian conflict with civil wars raging in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Boyle Barack Obama United States foreign policy Syria Russia NATO China South China Sea Libya Islamic State al-Qaeda Middle East Iraq drones For most of the Petroleum Age, and even as recently as ten years ago, the politics of en-ergy were largely governed by the assump- tion that...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 337–342.
Published: 01 December 2016
... civil war Islamic State Barack Obama Russia Vladimir Putin Bashar al-Assad Turkey Libya Iraq Iran Middle East 337 The single most important external factor in the Syrian war s trajectory was the set of foreign policy beliefs Obama held well before the first shot was fired. The...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 343–348.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Fanar Haddad Iraq borders colonialism sectarianism corruption Shia Sunni Kurds Middle East Sykes-Picot Ottoman Empire Baghdad nationalism 343 [F]ocusing on the supposed consequences of Iraq s artificial foundations diverts our attention from the real issues cumulative or immediate...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 363–365.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Press , 2016 © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Ewan Stein book review Islamic Exceptionalism Shadi Hamid democracy Islamism Islamists Middle East liberal values Orientalism Edward Said The question of why people...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 349–354.
Published: 01 December 2016
... University of California Ian Hartshorn Arab Spring uprisings labor trade unions Middle East North Africa Egypt Tunisia Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Muslim Brotherhood 349 Some trade unions, even in the most repressive states, attempted to organize themselves and press for greater...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 369.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Map © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Middle East Map ...