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Current History (2020) 120 (822): 15–20.
Published: 21 December 2020
...Ben Williamson The rapid shift to online teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the penetration of an algorithmic world view into education systems around the world. Promoted by a burgeoning educational technology industry, platforms that use algorithms to structure and...
Current History (2019) 118 (808): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2019
... racial inequality middle class social mobility corruption African National Congress education employment business Jacob Zuma Cyril Ramaphosa 169 The precarity of daily existence for so many black middle-class South Africans is heightened by dependence on political connections. South...
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 (2018) 117 (803): 350–354.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Erol Balkan Ahmet Öncü Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan globalization middle class social mobility inequality education culture religion Justice and Development Party 350 The AKP s neoliberal...
Current History (2018) 117 (801): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Theodore Gerber Russia economic reform oligarchs middle class social mobility education cronyism corruption Soviet Union communism inequality 258 The fall of the Soviet Union sparked hopes that a Russian middle class would emerge and thrive, but so far it has not. Stalled Social...
Current History (2018) 117 (799): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2018
... colonial legacies legal system education policy Eric Anchimbe Africa Cameroon language conflict France Britain colonialism postcolonial ethnic rivalry Anglophone Problem 169 [T]he intertwined nature of language, politics, and identity permeates the nation, its institutions, and the...
Current History (2018) 117 (799): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2018
... California Xolela Mangcu South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa Jacob Zuma Thabo Mbeki African National Congress corruption Nelson Mandela institutions education race PERSPECTIVE A Fresh Start for South Africa? XOLELA MANGCU 194 In my book The Arrogance of Power: South Af-rica s Leadership...
Current History (2018) 117 (798): 154–157.
Published: 01 April 2018
... History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Joshua Lustig book review The New Pakistani Middle Class Ammara Maqsood Pakistan Lahore middle class Islam Muslim lifestyle secular business headscarf education urban cities Ammara Maqsood, a...
Current History (2017) 116 (793): 320–323.
Published: 01 November 2017
... University of California Jeffrey Edward Green liberalism liberal democracy economic inequality financial crisis welfare income wealth poverty education plutocracy taxes PERSPECTIVE Has Inequality Led to a Crisis for Liberalism? JEFFREY EDWARD GREEN JEFFREY EDWARD GREEN is an associate...
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...
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 (2014) 113 (764): 211–217.
Published: 01 September 2014
... education sixiang zhengshi jiaoyu junxun guoqing “national character” patriot CCP CYL youth league Hope project GONGO weiwen stability maintenance AIDS Wenchuan 211 Civil society in contemporary China presents a perplexing paradox. Despite the brutal suppression of the 1989 Tiananmen...
Current History (2014) 112 (751): 144–149.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Indrani Bagchi As more women get educated and move to the cities, they become the face of a society in transition. Tragically, they also become targets in the conflict that accompanies this transition. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California...
Current History (2014) 113 (759): 26–29.
Published: 01 January 2014
... technology education inequality 26 Convergence presents great global challenges, but it also means escape from poverty for hundreds of millions and the creation of a vast new global middle class. Converging Economic Destinies uri dAduSh The economic convergence of large parts of the developing world...
Current History (2014) 113 (759): 43–46.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Nicholas Eberstadt Our species has freed itself from formerly binding demographic patterns and limits. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Nicholas Eberstadt global population growth demographic decline health education...
Current History (2013) 112 (754): 195–197.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Charles Kenny Africa Millennium Development Goals poverty education water child mortality aid 195 PERSPECTIVE In 2000, to great fanfare, the United Nations agreed to the Millennium Declaration a state-ment of...
Current History (2013) 112 (753): 137–145.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Roberto Zagha Inequality in India could be much more efficiently reduced through reforms that shrink the costly system of transfers, increase the role of markets in resource allocation, expand infrastructure investments, and improve the delivery of education and health care. © 2013 Current...
Current History (2013) 112 (751): 64–69.
Published: 01 February 2013
... most advanced countries. Inequality in Latin America has always been linked to the capture of the state by predatory elites, capital market imperfections, lack of access to credit for the poor, inequality of opportunities (in particular, in terms of access to high-quality education), labor market...
Current History (2013) 112 (750): 20–25.
Published: 01 January 2013
... poverty health care education economic growth India Kenya Uganda Peru prevention infrastructure social mobility 20 To make progress toward moving a majority of the world s population into better circumstances, we must adopt a more nuanced view of what constitutes poverty. The Mixed News...
Current History (2012) 111 (746): 229–234.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Deng Xiaoping rural urban social mobility migration economic reform property education 229 The country s sharp increase in income inequality is not the result of the rich getting richer while the poor become poorer. China s Post-Socialist Inequality martin king whyte Since the death of...