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Current History. 2019; 118810265–270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.810.265
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; 118810271–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.810.271
Published: 01 October 2019
...Alima Bissenova Despite all of its symbolic continuity, Kazakhstan is a society in transition. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Kazakhstan urbanization globalization migration oil Islam Nursultan Nazarbayev 271 Despite...
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Current History. 2019; 11880578–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.805.78
Published: 01 February 2019
...Ulrich Oslender An idiosyncratic, literary-minded anthropologist returns to Colombia to observe the effects of the palm oil boom on a rural village under the shadow of paramilitary violence. Palma Africana , by Michael Taussig University of Chicago Press , 2018 © 2019 Current...
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Current History. 2018; 117803338–343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.803.338
Published: 01 December 2018
... of California Zahra Ali Safaa Khalaf Iraq Iran Basra Sunni Shia Kurds Nuri al-Maliki Haider al-Abadi Moqtada al-Sadr corruption sectarianism occupation Islamists Islamic State ISIS oil protests unemployment youth 338 The security and military apparatus that was...
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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...
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Current History. 2016; 115785355–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.785.355
Published: 01 December 2016
... Young Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 economic reform privatization Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman United Arab Emirates Gulf States Gulf Cooperation Council development oil 355 Saudi Arabia must place its citizens firmly in the center of its transformation, so that...
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Current History. 2016; 115781175–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.781.175
Published: 01 May 2016
... war Jose Eduardo dos Santos People's Movement Liberation Angola UNITA oil wealth human rights Rafael Marques Luaty Beirão 175 Angola s rulers are faced with the rise of a generation that does not accept the political logic of the war, whereby dissent equaled treason. Youthful...
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Current History. 2015; 114774272–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.774.272
Published: 01 October 2015
... Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Collective Security Treaty Organization New Silk Road Economic Belt oil gas pipelines Xi Jinping Vladimir Putin 272 China is the increasingly dominant power in the region, but it is acting in full concordance with Russia. China and Russia s Soft Competition in...
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Current History. 2015; 114772194–196 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.772.194
Published: 01 May 2015
...Alex de Waal Just a few years after becoming Africa's newest nation, South Sudan is embroiled in civil war and faces bankruptcy despite its ample oil wealth, thanks to a cynical scramble for the spoils of power. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History. 2015; 114771123–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.771.123
Published: 01 April 2015
... a shell, leaving the task of opposing the Modi gov- ernment inside and outside Parliament to junior leaders and other parties. On the economic front, global crude oil prices began to decline soon after Modi assumed office, reaching low levels that have helped his govern- ment save foreign exchange...
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Current History. 2015; 11476949–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.769.49
Published: 01 February 2015
... contracted in each of the first three quarters of 2014. And these numbers do not yet reflect the full impact of a 50 percent decline in the price of oil, the country s main export, from June to December. Are we witnessing the end of Chávez s move- ment Chavismo as Venezuela s leading politi- cal force? That...
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Current History. 2015; 11476968–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.769.68
Published: 01 February 2015
...” Bolivarian revolution economic crisis crises depression class war independence indian mestizo Díaz mexico Venezuela neoliberalism socialism neoliberal Third World Ecuador Chávez Maduro oil gas morales 68 Latin American nationalism is unique in comparison with the nationalisms of...
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Current History. 2014; 113765284–289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.765.284
Published: 01 October 2014
... Donbas Donbass invasion Russian cold war rebel Obama maidan USSR soviet protests orange Poroshenko Malaysian Kremlin Nato EU Brics revolution protest nationalism Caspian Azerbaijan oil Georgia conflict Nagorno-Karabakh CSTO Yerevan Customs Union genocide Turkey relations...
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Current History. 2014; 11376057–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.760.57
Published: 01 February 2014
... Matthew Taylor street protesters Brazil Sao Paulo Brasilia corruption economics Dilma confederation cup world de Mello Rousseff worker PT protest bloc Reynaldo Ross mensalao justice Barbosa Dirceu Genoino Gerais PSDB PSD Kassab police violence Donadon Batista oil...
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Current History. 2013; 112754169–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.754.169
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kate Meagher Celebration of Nigeria's economic recovery sits awkwardly with the realities of catastrophic poverty and unemployment in both the north and the south of the country. Kate Meagher Nigeria Africa Boko Haram unemployment poverty inequality economic growth oil population...
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Current History. 2013; 11275026–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.750.26
Published: 01 January 2013
... of California Mickael Klare maritime conflict territorial claims China Japan Philippines Vietnam South China Sea East China Mediterranean energy resources oil gas 26 What makes these disputes so dangerous . . . is the apparent willingness of many claimants to employ military...
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Current History. 2013; 11275033–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.750.33
Published: 01 January 2013
... China Sea East China Mediterranean energy resources oil gas 33 The dual forces of population growth and climate change will exacerbate pres- sures on land use, water access, and food security. Climate Change and Food Security Bruce a. mccarL, mario a. FernandeZ, Jason P. h. Jones, marta...
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Current History. 2012; 111749344–349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.749.344
Published: 01 December 2012
... University of California Daniel Serwer Iraq Nuri Kamal al-Maliki Shiite Sunni Kurds oil Syria Turkey Iran 344 Iraq is still in search of internal equilibrium and its proper international role after the trauma of more than thirty years of Saddam Hussein s dictatorship and eight years of...
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Current History. 2012; 111749356–361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.749.356
Published: 01 December 2012
...Ahmed Galal A continuation of past redistributive policies in the post—Arab Spring period is not a viable option. Ahmed Galal inequality Arab Spring economy redistributive policies oil taxes authoritarian democratization 356 A continuation of past redistributive policies in the...
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Current History. 2012; 11174124–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.741.24
Published: 01 January 2012
...Michael T. Klare The transition from an easy to a tough resource era will come at a high price. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Michael Klare resources oil coal Deepwater Horizon shale oil peak oil Daniel Yergin...