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Current History (2022) 121 (834): 141–146.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., corruption in the delivery of economic support, and existing health inequalities. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 COVID-19 pandemic Bangladesh governance social services public health inequality Although Bangladesh has faced political unrest, military coups...
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Current History (2022) 121 (834): 157–160.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of the University of California 2022 Pakistan Karachi urbanization inequality violence crime terrorism Karachi’s history has been wrought from Partition, massive in-migration, unchecked growth, and multiple population displacements. In this megacity, Samira Shackle’s background as a British-born...
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Current History (2022) 121 (832): 57–62.
Published: 01 February 2022
... . Peru’s internal armed conflict was far from dead and buried . Peru Pedro Castillo inequality history politics The debate over the national question surfaces every day. When Bellido attended a session of Congress to request a vote of confidence, he began his speech in Quechua—an indigenous...
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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 326–331.
Published: 01 November 2021
... inequality. Effective adaptation requires addressing the full range of both immediate and root causes. climate change inequality history colonialism accountability climate justice Responsibility is a key term in climate justice, as in any other arena. But over time, discussions...
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Current History (2021) 120 (826): 178–182.
Published: 01 May 2021
... even more vulnerable, unable to practice social distancing and forced to continue with marginal work such as scavenging to eke out a living. Drawing on interviews with residents of a Johannesburg settlement, the authors emphasize how urban space structures inequalities in every aspect of everyday life...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 127–132.
Published: 01 April 2021
... their children with remote learning, which threatens to worsen labor market inequality in India. But Dalits, at the bottom of the caste ladder, have recently. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 Gaps have widened in the pursuit of higher education and white-collar...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 133–139.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to be severely underfunded. Policies have not changed to implement the constitutional guarantee of basic education. Critics say the state is using its curriculum initiative to reshape national identity. Pakistan education inequality Imran Khan Middle and high school education...
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Current History (2021) 120 (822): 9–14.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Ana Santos Rutschman The scramble among nations for limited supplies of COVID-19 vaccines has drawn attention to long-standing inequities in public health between the global North and South. The COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility (COVAX) is one of several initiatives to pool resources...
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Current History (2020) 119 (820): 323–325.
Published: 20 October 2020
... conditions, like cardiovascular disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, conditions that tend to be more common among older adults. COVID-19 pandemic health care inequality aging social policy The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the health...
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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...
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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...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 96–102.
Published: 01 March 2019
... reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Tomasz Inglot Eastern Europe social mobility middle class inequality communism employment labor inequality populism labor migration welfare family policy Poland Hungary 96 The region has seen a radical shift from...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of California Frank-Borge Wietzke social mobility middle class poverty inequality economic policy politics identity developing countries China India Brazil 16 Political conflicts can flare up when new, increasingly vocal lower-middle- income groups enter the political arena and when...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 11–15.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of California Barbara Prainsack health care precision medicine DNA genome genetic medical technology regulation privacy inequality disease data 11 This new way of thinking about health and disease has tangible implications for when and how health-care interventions are set in motion...
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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...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 298–303.
Published: 01 November 2018
... inequality social mobility 298 In the course of the Great Recession, already fragile black and Hispanic middle- class households lost huge amounts of wealth, which had often been painstak- ingly accumulated over many decades. The Great Recession and the Destruction of Minority Wealth DOUGLAS S. MASSEY...
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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...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2018
... North American Free Trade Agreement Mexico Canada United States trade labor maquiladoras manufacturing agriculture wages inequality immigration Donald Trump migration border The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) took effect nearly a quarter-cen-tury ago, on January 1, 1994...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 69–72.
Published: 01 February 2018
... relations inequality Fidel Castro Raul Castro Cuban Revolution Spain remittances economic reforms Cuban diaspora Afro-Cubans 69 Afro-Cubans, who were once considered the backbone of the revolution, for the most part are being left out of the island s new opportunities . . . Race...
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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...