1-20 of 38
Keywords: global
Close
Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
Current History (2019) 118 (804): 36–38.
Published: 01 January 2019
... change global warming emissions United States Donald Trump China Australia Brazil PERSPECTIVE As the Stakes Rise, Climate Action Loses Momentum JOSHUA BUSBY 36 Three years ago, I wrote an optimistic es-say in these pages on how the 2015 Paris Agreement broke new ground and paved the way...
Journal Articles
Current History (2018) 117 (802): 321–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Ilene Grabel international lending institutions developing nations global financial architecture 2008 financial crisis Great Recession Bretton Woods International Monetary Fund World Bank United States PERSPECTIVE The Upside of a Messier Global Financial Architecture ILENE...
Journal Articles
Current History (2018) 117 (802): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Jacqueline Best global financial crisis Great Recession democracy economics monetary policy finance unemployment Keynesian economics Milton Friedman Ronald Reagan Margaret Thatcher neoliberalism regulation 291 Ten years after the 2008 financial crisis threat-ened to bring the global...
Journal Articles
Current History (2018) 117 (799): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Scott D. Taylor A new study of Chinese projects in one African nation offers a nuanced picture of a distinct type of state-led foreign investment often caricatured as a rapacious new form of imperialism. The Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor, and Foreign Investment in Africa...
Journal Articles
Current History (2018) 117 (797): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Patt climate change adaptation global warming floods European Union European Commission Alps Rhine River transnational policy 108 Europeans are taking the risks presented by climate change seriously, and responding. The Push for Proactive Climate Adaptation in Europe LAURA BOOTH...
Journal Articles
Current History (2018) 117 (796): 62–68.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of the University of California Mark Carey Holly Moulton Peru Andes climate change global warming glaciers floods climate adaptation climate justice 62 A focus on the various factors shaping climate adaptation over time partic- ularly the social, economic, and political dimensions fosters...
Journal Articles
Current History (2018) 117 (795): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2018
... that have seen impacts from global warming. Citizens of advanced, industrialized countries have begun moving from long-occupied areas that are now threatened by rising sea levels, soil subsidence, and the erosion of barrier islands. These coastal areas, such as Shishmaref, have been inhabited for hundreds...
Journal Articles
Current History (2017) 116 (793): 303–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Hopewell trade protectionism liberal economic order hegemony United States Donald Trump China Brazil Global South International Monetary Fund World Bank Uruguay Round Doha Round North American Free Trade Agreement 303 [W]hat Trump has done so far represents an intensification...
Journal Articles
Current History (2017) 116 (792): 277–281.
Published: 01 October 2017
... that northern Russia s peoples live in a vac- uum apart from the modern world in fact, they are very much a part of it, and many live according to modern perceptions of the world. Nor am I sug- gesting, however, that they no longer hold to their traditional cosmologies because of the influence of globalization...
Journal Articles
Current History (2017) 116 (791): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Pamela McElwee [O]ne-size-fits-all adaptation will not work, given the wide variety of regional impacts in Vietnam. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Pamela McElwee Vietnam climate change adaptation global warming sea...
Journal Articles
Current History (2017) 116 (786): 35–37.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Menon genocide humanitarian intervention Universal Declaration Human Rights Syria Aleppo Rwanda Libya al-Qaddafi Barack Obama global norms PERSPECTIVE Does an international community exist? Up to a point. Certainly, world politics cannot be reduced to a ceaseless Hobbes- ian rivalry...
Journal Articles
Current History (2016) 115 (777): 23–28.
Published: 01 January 2016
... a decade after the catastrophic global financial crisis of 2007 8, economic chal-lenges, international politics, and issues pertaining to global governance remain condi- tioned by its consequences. The considerable and in many quarters underappreciated danger of a new financial crisis lingers, while...
Journal Articles
Current History (2015) 114 (771): 144–148.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and damage. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California masroora haque saleemul huq Bangladesh global climate debate loss damage support leading cyclones devastating countries COP UNFCC Convention UN United Nations framework...
Journal Articles
Current History (2015) 114 (768): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Aviel Roshwald “[I]t is the failure to consolidate or maintain national identities that are cohesive yet adaptable, rooted in shared historical memories yet capable of integrating new ones, that helps generate some of the major threats to peace and stability in today's global environment.” Fourth...
Journal Articles
Current History (2015) 114 (768): 23–28.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Mediocre for the Global Economy? BARRY EICHENGREEN The new year is shaping up to be another disappointing one for the world economy. After growing at rates close to 5 percent per annum in the halcyon years preceding the eco- nomic and financial crisis of 2008 9, and resuming that pace in 2010 and 2011...
Journal Articles
Current History (2015) 114 (768): 34–36.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Lorraine Elliott Nations will try to negotiate a successor treaty to the Kyoto Protocol by the end of 2015. Can they agree on how to share the burden of cutting emissions and funding mitigation and adaption measures? PERSPECTIVE 2015 will be a crucial year for global cli-mate change politics...
Journal Articles
Current History (2014) 113 (766): 299–304.
Published: 01 November 2014
...John Horne Although the prestige of European civilization suffered a body blow in World War I, it took most Europeans longer to realize that their continent was not the center of the world, and longer still to think of a war fought mainly in Europe as a truly global conflict. 299 World War I...
Journal Articles
Current History (2014) 113 (762): 157–162.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of California T.V Paul soft power India global world globalization globalizing military economic demographic assets culture values institutions religion resources vegetarian marketing cuisine music bhangra karnatik ghazal sitar Shankar inherent Buddhism amartya sen Bollywood...
Journal Articles
Current History (2014) 113 (761): 91–97.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of California Matthias Matthijs Britain Europe renegotiation European Union Cameron UKIP Farange independency Acheson global membership euro lend-lease Churchill butler Messina channel Labour conservative de Gaulle Thatcher superstate Calleghan monetary system Antwerp Delors...
Journal Articles
Current History (2014) 113 (759): 3.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Alan Sorensen History's horrors shouldn't blind us to the continuing spread of liberal ideas and values. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Alan Sorensen progress liberal values global governance economy democracy security...