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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 130–136.
Published: 01 April 2019
... globalization nongovernmental organizations microfinance health care employment natural disasters 130 Few big countries . . . have had their fortunes so profoundly shaped by a weak position in the global system. Made in Bangladesh: Homegrown Development in a Global Economy NAOMI HOSSAIN In less...
Current History (2019) 118 (807): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Anirudh Krishna India social mobility inequality education employment jobs caste system health care women's rights Narendra Modi 123 How to extend equality of opportunity across a vast and growing population is one of the most important problems facing India to- day. The ideal of...
Current History (2019) 118 (804): 11–15.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Barbara Prainsack This new way of thinking about health and disease has tangible implications for when and how health-care interventions are set in motion—and for how people are expected to manage their lives. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of...
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 of...
Current History (2017) 116 (787): 49–54.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Jennifer Pribble The challenge for Chile is to ensure that policy making and governance are democratized further. Jennifer Pribble Chile Augusto Pinochet dictatorship democracy neoliberalism privatization vouchers health care pensions education policy trade protests inequality...
Current History (2015) 114 (772): 177–182.
Published: 01 May 2015
... University of California Mary Moran Africa Liberia Ebola epidemic Ellen Johnson Sirleaf African politics health care corruption 177 With each promise of more foreign aid by multilateral donors, the general public assumed that the nation s elites would grow richer while ordinary people...
Current History (2013) 112 (750): 20–25.
Published: 01 January 2013
... poor individuals. Recent studies give some indication of the magnitude of these prob- lems and ideas about what needs to be done. In particular, improving health care is critical for preventing future poverty. Simultaneously, invest- ments must be made in education, infrastructure, and information...
Current History (2012) 111 (743): 112–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
... state immigration crime education health care women demographic 112 What concerns social scientists, of course, is the question of who will support an aging population legally entitled to lifelong social security. Sweden s Welfare State at a Turning Point FreDerick hale Sweden during the...
Current History (2012) 111 (742): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2012
... limited but still significant changes in pension, fiscal, and energy policies, near-universal health care coverage, macroeco- nomic stability despite a volatile international economic climate, and real advances in the fight against organized crime. Still, it would be hard to argue that his presi- dency...