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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 (807): 130–136.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Naomi Hossain Few big countries … have had their fortunes so profoundly shaped by a weak position in the global system. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Naomi Hossain Bangladesh social policy economic development...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Books , 2018 © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California book review Eric Tagliacozzo Sunil Amrith Unruly Waters monsoon pollution climate change British Empire natural disasters water policy Bay Bengal dams irrigation...
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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 (805): 50–55.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Maria Hagan Joshua Wassink Mexico United States immigration deportation return migration trade employment social mobility economic policy NAFTA urban rural work job skills 50 [L]abor-market reintegration is a complex and uneven process for return migrants. Return Migration...
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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 (2018) 117 (803): 359–362.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of California Shibley Telhami Donald Trump Middle East foreign policy Islamic State diplomacy unilateralism Jerusalem Palestinians Israel Saudi Arabia Iran nuclear agreement PERSPECTIVE Trump s Reckless Middle East Gambles SHIBLEY TELHAMI 359 In recent decades, the inevitable changes...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 291–297.
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...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 298–303.
Published: 01 November 2018
... History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Douglas Massey Jacob Rugh African Americans Hispanics United States Great Recession Great Depression racism discrimination segregation housing policy redlining predatory lending debt foreclosure...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 244–246.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jessica C. Teets Will Xi Jinping's increasingly authoritarian rule stifle innovation by local officials, which has been instrumental in the Chinese communist regime's resilience and economic success? Red Swan: How Unorthodox Policy Making Facilitated China's Rise , by Sebastian Heilmann...
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Current History (2018) 117 (799): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2018
... colonial legacies legal system education policy Eric Anchimbe Africa Cameroon language conflict France Britain colonialism postcolonial ethnic rivalry Anglophone Problem 169 [T]he intertwined nature of language, politics, and identity permeates the nation, its institutions...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 151–153.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Giant. The growing popular and academic interest in India is hardly surprising. Since the end of the Cold War and an unprecedented economic crisis in 1991, the country has fitfully embraced more market-oriented policies, for all practical purposes discarded its hoary commitment to nonalignment...
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Current History (2018) 117 (797): 108–113.
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...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 342–347.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Kristian Coates Ulrichsen Years of anger at Doha's brash regional policies may have made the opportunity to put Qatar back in its place too tempting to pass up. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Kristian Coates Ulrichsen Qatar...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2017
.... The Revolutionary Roots of Russian Foreign Policy JEREMY FRIEDMAN Yes, beyond all doubt, the destiny of a Rus-sian is pan-European and universal. To become a true Russian, to become fully Russian, means only to become the brother of all men, to become, if you will, a universal man. In 1880, Fyodor Dostoevsky...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 271–276.
Published: 01 October 2017
... adopted the antiliberal rhetoric of traditional values, but have also come to see Pu- tin s Russia as a model for a more authoritarian ap- proach to governing. In this context, the Russian Orthodox Church today plays an active role in Russian foreign policy and in Russia s confronta- tion with a secular...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 2017
... review euro crisis European Union France Germany Greece economic policy currency debt ideology Joseph Stiglitz Marcus Brunnermeier Harold James Jean-Pierre Landau For economists, the euro crisis is the gift that never stops giving. Casual observers might think it is on the back...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 49–54.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Jennifer Pribble The challenge for Chile is to ensure that policy making and governance are democratized further. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Jennifer Pribble Chile Augusto Pinochet dictatorship democracy...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 10–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Michael J. Boyle Historians may well conclude that Obama glimpsed a different world for American foreign policy but never exerted the kind of strategic direction needed to turn that vision into reality. 10 Historians may well conclude that Obama glimpsed a different world for Ameri- can foreign...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2017
... with their major foreign suppliers and to employ force on occasion to ensure the safety of overseas sup- ply lines. This outlook guided American foreign policy for over half a century, leading to several US interventions in the Persian Gulf region. Recently, however, a combination of technological and po- litical...