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Current History (2023) 122 (843): 143–148.
Published: 01 April 2023
... that enabled the Taliban to reemerge. Having gained control of the country again in August 2021, the article unpacks the way they govern and control populations, how decisions are made within the divided movement, and how its highly oppressive policies have developed. The article concludes by looking...
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Current History (2023) 122 (843): 149–154.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Shandana Khan Mohmand; Miguel Loureiro; Lewis Sida The 2022 floods that affected 33 million people in Pakistan resulted from a confluence of factors. The nation is highly vulnerable to climate change, which requires international action. But internal governance reforms are needed to improve...
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Current History (2023) 122 (843): 158–160.
Published: 01 April 2023
... increasingly in the news for spectacular flooding, abetted by climate change and rampant unplanned urbanization. [email protected] Governing Water in India: Inequality, Reform, and the State , Leela   Fernandes ( University of Washington Press , 2022 ) © 2023...
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Current History (2022) 121 (838): 304–309.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Biao Xiang The pandemic has ushered in drastic new restrictions on the right to move, as governments have imposed lockdowns in more or less organized ways. In pursuit of its zero-COVID policy, China has gone farther than most in the extent and rigor of its mobility restrictions. Responsibility...
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Current History (2022) 121 (834): 141–146.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., and the country was known for its steady improvement in health and education development indicators. Yet in its pandemic response, the government has been unable to provide adequate aid and health facilities for the large population living in poverty. The response has been hampered by lack of resources...
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Current History (2022) 121 (831): 10–16.
Published: 01 January 2022
..., which emerged with the rapid evolution of sensing and surveillance technologies. The data collected by tracking and tracing constitutes a planetary ecosystem for governing people. Whether this leads to digital dictatorships or digital democracies, the growth of sensory power will change the relationship...
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Current History (2021) 120 (828): 268–273.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Petru Negură Unlike in the Baltics, support for independence in Moldova was relatively low among the political elites and the general population when the Soviet Union collapsed. In the 1990s, the political parties in power pursued an incoherent program, as governments swung between reformist...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 140–145.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to resolve disputes, provide small-scale public goods and services, and broker relations with local government. Customary institutions may also provide protection against predatory government officials. Although the international community has largely overlooked customary authority, US and NATO military...
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Current History (2020) 119 (820): 303–309.
Published: 20 October 2020
... by scientific advice—and proved much less effective. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 COVID-19 pandemic Germany United Kingdom science health care governance A scientific worldview and the practice of democratic politics have, for at least two centuries, been...
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Current History (2020) 119 (820): 310–316.
Published: 20 October 2020
...Alasdair Roberts Since the 1990s and Bill Clinton’s embrace of key parts of Ronald Reagan’s legacy, mainstream US governance has been guided by a bipartisan consensus around a formula of shrinking the federal government’s responsibilities and deregulating the economy. Hailed as the ultimate...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2020
...David Chandler “Data-driven governance assumes the need for constant adaptation to change.” Fourth in a series on ways of governing . © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Indonesia Rwanda governance technology development cities...
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Current History (2019) 118 (812): 349–354.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Natalie Koch [N]ew forms of governance in the Gulf work through identity projects that include (and often co-opt) difference to gain legitimacy. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California United Arab Emirates Qatar Persian Gulf...
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Current History (2019) 118 (810): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2019
... governance corruption social policy labor 251 Western journalists routinely fall into the trap of presenting Russia as a tightly controlled society with a hands-on leader dictating from the center. In reality, howev- er, the governance provided by the Russian state is incoherent, and Russian so- ciety...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 209–214.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Larry Catá Backer “Social credit redirects the power of data away from markets and strengthens the state's ability to comprehensively control behavior.” First in a series on ways of governing . © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 143–148.
Published: 01 April 2019
... insurgency parallel governance corruption courts Pakistan Mullah Omar Donald Trump 143 The Taliban are no longer a shadowy insurgency; they are now a full-fledged parallel political order. The Taliban s War for Legitimacy in Afghanistan ASHLEY JACKSON AND FLORIAN WEIGAND More than seventeen...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 209–214.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Curato Philippines Rodrigo Duterte narcotics drug war human rights death squads extrajudicial killings corruption governance populism democracy Benigno Aquino 209 Is one of Asia s oldest democracies rejecting its tradition of liberalism in exchange for a strongman who can restore...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 244–246.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Chinese University Press , 2018 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Jessica C. Teets book review Red Swan Sebastian Heilmann Xi Jinping Mao Zedong Deng Xiaoping Chinese Communist Party communism governance reform...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 315–319.
Published: 01 November 2017
... famously put it, democracy is the worst form of government except all those oth- er forms that have been tried from time to time. But the economic and political rise of China has cast doubt on the good democratic versus bad authoritarian dichotomy. Whatever China s flaws, it has lifted over half...
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Current History (2017) 116 (790): 189–193.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Susanna D. Wing The surge of resources devoted to antiterrorism has not only been ineffective. It has diverted attention from ongoing failures of the government and political elites to tackle Mali's most challenging issues: corruption and poverty. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved...
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Current History (2017) 116 (790): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Ebenezer Obadare Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari Goodluck Jonathan governance corruption Boko Haram Islamists oil PERSPECTIVE A Nigerian President s Disappointing Return EBENEZER OBADARE EBENEZER OBADARE is a professor of sociology at the Univer- sity of Kansas and a research fellow...