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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2019
... © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Sandra Greene book review Katherine Ann Wiley Work Social Status Gender Post-Slavery Mauritania slavery race class system social mobility women gender discrimination What is it...
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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 (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
...David S. G. Goodman [S]tudies have revealed a high level of intergenerational transfer of class and social status, privileged and otherwise. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California David S. G. Goodman China Xi Jinping social...
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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 (2018) 117 (796): 73–76.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Alejandro Velasco Despite a collapsing economy, Nicolás Maduro's authoritarian moves to neutralize his opponents seemed to be succeeding–until year-end protests showed the working class was finally fed up. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 355–359.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Shahram Khosravi The sociopolitical transition can be observed best in the shift of the symbolic position of working-class men: from veneration in the first decade after the revolution to condemnation three decades later. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the...
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Current History (2017) 116 (790): 176–182.
Published: 01 May 2017
... reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Marcel Paret South Africa labor unions working class African National Congress apartheid Marikana massacre Jacob Zuma community protests 176 South Africa s organized labor movement is now, arguably, weaker and more...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2017
... European Union Brexit immigration free trade class education voters Theresa May David Cameron Nigel Farage UK Independence Party Donald Trump 107 [T]he drift toward Brexit reflected a slow but persistent shift in the overall struc- ture and attitudes of the country s electorate...
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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 (2015) 114 (769): 68–72.
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) 113 (760): 85.
Published: 01 February 2014
... modernization class theory actors guerillas non-state dictatorship despotism Thirty years ago, authoritarian governments ruled most of Latin America. Some re-gimes especially those confronting left- ist insurgencies in Central America killed with impunity, safe in the knowledge that the United States...
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Current History (2013) 112 (755): 203–209.
Published: 01 September 2013
... California Cheng Li Ryan McElveen China Ji Xinping economic political reform growth inequality state-owned companies middle class 203 When Xi Jinping assumed his position as the new face of the Chinese leadership in November 2012, the optimism was palpable. Emerging from what some...
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Current History (2013) 112 (755): 236–241.
Published: 01 September 2013
... elections Najib Razak Mahathir Mohamed ethnicity minorities class economic development corruption 236 [T]he incumbent forces have reformulated old strategies to deflect contenders for power while narrowing the political space for substantive reform. Trauma and Triumphalism in Malaysia BRidget...
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Current History (2012) 111 (745): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2012
... foreign investment emerging markets private equity middle class city planning 163 Four years after it began, the global financial crisis continues to wreak havoc on prop-erty values and personal savings in Europe and America, but its effects have not blunted the growing enthusiasm of investors...
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Current History (2012) 111 (745): 181–186.
Published: 01 May 2012
... election ethnic violence class Mwai Kibaki Raila Odinga constitution reform inequality Daniel arap Moi Uhuru Kenyatta 181 [T]he country has bought a short amount of time in which to entrench the new constitution, wield it for reform, and battle ghosts of the past. Kenya Struggles to Fix...
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Current History (2012) 111 (742): 75–76.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Patricio Navia Large, diverse, and increasingly confident, the country's middle class is demanding that social policies be redesigned to fit its needs. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Chile Sebastian Piñera middle class...