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Current History. 2019; 11880436–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.804.36
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 for...
Current History. 2018; 117802321–324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.802.321
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...
Current History. 2018; 117802291–297 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.802.291
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...
Current History. 2018; 117799197–199 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.799.197
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 , by...
Current History. 2018; 117797108–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.797.108
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 AND...
Current History. 2018; 11779662–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.796.62
Published: 01 February 2018
... 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 a...
Current History. 2018; 11779516–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.795.16
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel P. Aldrich Focusing solely on physical infrastructure runs the risk of overlooking another critical component of resilience: social infrastructure. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Daniel Aldrich climate change global...
Current History. 2017; 116793303–308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.793.303
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...
Current History. 2017; 116792277–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.277
Published: 01 October 2017
... traditional cosmologies because of the influence of globalization. Indeed, ethnographic research makes clear that perceptions based on these cos- mologies are often the rule and not the exception. This adds other layers to the discussion of adap- tation, considering that how people respond and adapt to...
Current History. 2017; 116791223–229 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.791.223
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...
Current History. 2017; 11678635–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.786.35
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...
Current History. 2016; 11577723–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.777.23
Published: 01 January 2016
... rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Jonathan Kirshner global financial crisis economic reform banking regulations Federal Reserve Wall Street Great Recession Depression China Europe laissez-faire Ben Bernanke Alan Greenspan Glass-Steagall Dodd...
Current History. 2015; 114771144–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.771.144
Published: 01 April 2015
... 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...
Current History. 2015; 1147683–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.768.3
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...
Current History. 2015; 11476823–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.768.23
Published: 01 January 2015
... innovation? © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Barry eichengreen mediocre global economy transitory problems economies secular stagnations production GDP potential innovation decline declining 23 Which view is correct that...
Current History. 2015; 11476834–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.768.34
Published: 01 January 2015
... University of California Lorraine Elliott nations successor environment Kyoto protocol 2015 agree heavy burden climate change global warming mitigation fossil fuels carbon footprint output reduction paris treaty china united states secretary ban ki-moon Intergovernmental...
Current History. 2014; 113766299–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.766.299
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. © 2014 Current...
Current History. 2014; 112751157–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.762.157
Published: 01 April 2014
... 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...
Current History. 2014; 11376191–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.761.91
Published: 01 March 2014
... Farange independency Acheson global membership euro lend-lease Churchill butler Messina channel Labour conservative de Gaulle Thatcher superstate Calleghan monetary system Antwerp Delors Trades congress Maastricht EMU Munchau continent © 2014 Current History. All rights...
Current History. 2014; 1137593 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.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...