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Current History (2023) 122 (843): 149–154.
Published: 01 April 2023
... the state’s ability to help citizens recover from the floods and better prepare for future natural disasters. Pakistan has mismanaged its natural resources and is mired in economic and political crises. In rural areas, colonial-era patterns persist in unequal control over land and water. Though some lessons...
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Current History (2022) 121 (838): 322–325.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Scott Gabriel Knowles; Jacob Steere-Williams Looking at the pandemic in the long historical view of “slow disasters” shows how it is a continuation of previous health emergencies rather than a discrete event. The tendency of politicians to prematurely declare an end to the pandemic has not helped...
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Current History (2020) 119 (818): 217–221.
Published: 20 August 2020
... pandemic miracle, focusing especially on the role of social ties and silver linings that have emerged during the pandemic. © 2020 by the The Regents of the University of California 2020 Japan COVID-19 pandemic disasters social capital Like all governments, Japan’s is far from perfect. Most...
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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...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Books , 2018 © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California book review Eric Tagliacozzo Sunil Amrith Unruly Waters monsoon pollution climate change British Empire natural disasters water policy Bay Bengal dams irrigation...