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Current History (2023) 122 (844): 163–166.
Published: 01 May 2023
... the specific degradation of the professoriate, nor the broader crisis of higher education, can be understood without attention to the crisis of the postcolonial Nigerian state. Accordingly, restorative strategies must take into account the historicity of the crisis, and its insertion into a whirlpool...
Current History (2022) 121 (839): 350–355.
Published: 01 December 2022
... and scope. The expansion of private, for-profit institutions of higher education over the past decade has called into question the traditional model of public universities with access guaranteed by the state, while campuses have been largely silenced as forums of activism. A direct causal connection...
Current History (2022) 121 (838): 310–315.
Published: 01 November 2022
... for children’s education, health, and development have been profound. Had governments engaged with children and young people, as they have promised to do, some of these harms might have been reduced or avoided. In future emergencies, governments should ensure that children’s best interests are a primary...
Current History (2022) 121 (837): 283–285.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Francine Hirsch A key element of the propaganda campaign to get the Russian public behind the invasion of Ukraine has been a program of national-patriotic education. Nationwide exhibitions present World War II history with a slant calculated to instill pride in Russian heroism and stir up hostility...
Current History (2022) 121 (835): 190–195.
Published: 01 May 2022
... around the world. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 Disability rights liberalism rehabilitation education class Christianity Uganda This is the ninth in a series of essays on disability and equality around the world . “Uganda’s disability journey...
Current History (2022) 121 (835): 199–200.
Published: 01 May 2022
... ( Norton , 2021 ) © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 Africa African diaspora African Americans history education In his acknowledgments in his new book Born in Blackness , Howard French pays tribute to his mother, Carolyn, who “took history seriously and wanted...
Current History (2021) 120 (825): 133–139.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Faisal Bari The Pakistani Constitution promises “free and compulsory” education for all, but 20 million children are not in school. Many who are enrolled receive poor-quality education: surveys show Pakistani students ranking among the lowest achievers in the world. This has led families in all...
Current History (2021) 120 (822): 15–20.
Published: 01 January 2021
...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...
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...
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...
Current History (2018) 117 (799): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of 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...
Current History (2017) 116 (793): 320–323.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the 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
... experienced some of the largest inflows of EU nationals over the 10- year period that preceded the vote, as a result of the enlargement of the EU that brought in a num- ber of new Eastern European member countries in 2004 and 2007. After controlling for factors such as education, age, and the overall level...
Current History (2017) 116 (787): 49–54.
Published: 01 February 2017
... neoliberalism privatization vouchers health care pensions education policy trade protests inequality democracy Michelle Bachelet political parties 49 The challenge for Chile is to ensure that policy making and governance are democratized further. Chile s Elites Face Demands for Reform...
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) 113 (762): 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...