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Current History. 2019; 118810251–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.810.251
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...
Current History. 2019; 118809215–221 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.809.215
Published: 01 September 2019
...Erin Aeran Chung [T]he government opted for piecemeal solutions that would temporarily meet domestic needs for labor while maintaining official closed-door policies. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Japan labor population...
Current History. 2019; 118806108–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.806.108
Published: 01 March 2019
... The Regents of the University of California Triadafilos Triadafilopoulos Germany immigration guest workers refugee crisis asylum Islam Angela Merkel employment labor integration Alternative Germany 108 The German experience shows that liberal democracies are able to develop...
Current History. 2019; 11880696–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.806.96
Published: 01 March 2019
...Tomasz Inglot “The region has seen a radical shift from widespread unemployment to labor shortages, a historic expansion in higher-education opportunities, and unprecedented mass migration to the West.” Seventh in a series on social mobility around the world . © 2019 Current History. All rights...
Current History. 2019; 11880422–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.804.22
Published: 01 January 2019
...Martin Ruhs New policy designs will need to have an explicit dual purpose, combining the objectives of labor migration and humanitarian protection. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Martin Ruhs refugee crisis refugees labor...
Current History. 2018; 117802304–309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.802.304
Published: 01 November 2018
...Chris Tilly [G]iven paltry real wages and the soul-crushing and skill-devaluing experience of long-term unemployment, fewer Americans are working at all. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Chris Tilly Great Recession labor...
Current History. 2018; 117801277–282 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.277
Published: 01 October 2018
... Shavkat Mirziyoyev Islam Karimov democratic reforms Soviet Union authoritarianism Islam Central Asia labor migration 277 [L]abor migration brought the country to a point of no return: millions of the poorest Uzbeks could no longer be cut off from the rest of the world . . . Uzbekistan...
Current History. 2018; 117800203–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.800.203
Published: 01 September 2018
... mobility middle class poverty labor migration informal economy economic development communism Chinese Communist Party Mao Zedong 203 In December 1978, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) formally announced its decision to leave the safe shores of economic policies based on state socialism...
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; 11779643–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.796.43
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...
Current History. 2017; 116790176–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.790.176
Published: 01 May 2017
...Marcel Paret South Africa's organized labor movement is now, arguably, weaker and more fragmented than at any other time in the past three decades. Disagreement over how unions should relate to the ruling party, the ANC, is central to this fragmentation. © 2017 Current History. All rights...
Current History. 2017; 116789142–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.789.142
Published: 01 April 2017
...Emmanuel Teitelbaum Ironically, the interests and objectives of union leaders may align with those of the ruling coalition: employment growth in the organized sector is essential to the labor movement's survival in the coming decades, just as it is for the survival of the Modi government...
Current History. 2017; 11678888–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.788.88
Published: 01 March 2017
...Rudra Sil After the fall of communism, the restructuring of labor became an integral part of the larger project of building democracy and markets. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California 88 After the fall of communism, the restructuring...
Current History. 2017; 11678743–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.787.43
Published: 01 February 2017
...Matthew E. Carnes The most important question concerning labor in Latin American today is how … to achieve a meaningful incorporation of all citizens of working age and ability in the workforce. Matthew Carnes Latin America workforce informal economy labor trade middle class labor...
Current History. 2017; 11678617–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.786.17
Published: 01 January 2017
... agreements workers developing nations globalization Bangladesh multinational corporations garment industry labor rights World Trade Organization China 17 [C]hanging the incentives for governments in developing countries is prob- ably necessary albeit not sufficient to achieve sustained...
Current History. 2016; 115785349–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.785.349
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ian M. Hartshorn “Some trade unions, even in the most repressive states, attempted to organize themselves and press for greater autonomy in the revolutionary moment.” Third in a series on labor relations around the world . © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the...
Current History. 2016; 115783264–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.783.264
Published: 01 October 2016
...Jeremy Morris Workers form the exemplary class of economic, social, and psychological ‘losers’ of the postcommunist transition. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Jeremy Morris Russia manual laborers living standards fall...
Current History. 2016; 115783270–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.783.270
Published: 01 October 2016
...-phasized women s rights, communist-style. Vladimir Lenin believed men and women must equally share the rights, duties, and opportuni- ties of the proletariat, and none could remain in chains. Communists thought that women s partic- ipation in paid labor provided them with autono- my and forced men to treat...
Current History. 2016; 115782209–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.782.209
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anita Chan The workers themselves have begun demanding better labor conditions and claiming their legal entitlements. No longer as docile as they were in the past, they are emerging as an active force increasingly willing to confront employers. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016...
Current History. 2016; 115779102–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.779.102
Published: 01 March 2016
...Giuliano Bonoli It is [the] two-track labor market, rather than austerity, that is the biggest threat to the persistence of the European social model. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Giuliano Bonoli Europe welfare safety...