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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 103–107.
Published: 01 March 2019
... protection fake goods food socialism communism postsocialismcapitalism government regulation deregulation 103 What do consumer rights actually mean in a context in which citizens are unsure whether there is even a functioning judicial system . . . ? Consumers Demand More in Postsocialist...
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...
Current History (2015) 114 (773): 236–240.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Bridget Welsh Singapore Lee Kuan Yew People's Action Party Lee Hsien Loong social policy government spending benefits nationalism foreign workers ethnic minorities 236 The party Lee founded . . . is grappling with the question of how to hold onto power in the face of a more...
Current History (2015) 114 (769): 49–55.
Published: 01 February 2015
...David Smilde Perhaps Maduro's biggest deficit is his personal lack of charisma in a government designed by, institutionalized around, and requiring a charismatic figure. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California 49 Perhaps Maduro s biggest...
Current History (2014) 113 (767): 362–368.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Michael Eppel Kurdish nationalism kobani isis isil Islamic state KRG regional government Iraq iran stateless karasu Democratic union PYD Iraq Iran Syria movement nation-state 2011...
Current History (2014) 112 (751): 150–156.
Published: 01 April 2014
... University of California Ali Riaz Bangladesh independence 1971 JP Jaitiya Sheikh Hasina Khaleda Zia democracy 2014 election January parliamentary caretaker government Hussain Muhammed Ershad civilian authoritarianism war BNP Amendment international crimes tribunal ICT BJI...
Current History (2014) 113 (760): 70–75.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Moises Arce The governments of Toledo, Garciía, and currently Humala have embraced and deepened the economic liberalization policies that were set in place by Fujimori. Moises Arce Peru Toledo Garcia Humala government Fujimori raw material Valentin Pariagua National Truth...
Current History (2013) 112 (754): 175–180.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Elke Zuern South Africa Jacob Zuma apartheid inequality poverty protest local government corruption 175 While the ANC retains a firm grip on power, factionalism within the party, corruption, and an increasing distance from ordinary people undermine its ability to deliver on its promises...
Current History (2013) 112 (751): 64–69.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Nora Lustig The results of in-depth analyses for Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico reveal two main factors that explain this phenomenon: a fall in the premium that favors skilled over unskilled labor, and more progressive government transfers targeting the poor. © 2013 Current History. All rights...
Current History (2012) 111 (745): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Ken Menkhaus Somalia Al Shabab Kenya Ethiopia United Nations transitional government famine 169 While transitional politics and the war against Al Shabab are dominating head- lines, . . . a combination of intense pressures is making subsistence livelihoods less and less viable and...
Current History (2009) 108 (722): 429–431.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Awakening Status Forces Agreement Kurdistan Regional Government 429 PERSPECTIVE Iraq is approaching a major point of transition. In January 2010 Iraqis head to the polls for the country s second parliamentary elections under the new constitutional order. Following these elections, the United States...