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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 315–320.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Julia Lynch; Jonathan Hopkin [T]he financial crisis can be best understood as the final catastrophic stage of a process of dismantling the protective institutions that made Western European capitalism politically sustainable … © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 315–319.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Daniel A. Bell By learning from aspects of imperfect meritocratic systems, including Chinesestyle political meritocracy, democratic systems can improve their performance and buttress their legitimacy. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History (2017) 116 (790): 163–169.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Jeffrey W. Paller The prospects for sustainable urban development are embedded in larger political struggles. Jeffrey Paller Africa Ghana Accra Lagos urbanization cities megacities slums informal settlements population political parties elections evictions housing © 2017...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 49–54.
Published: 01 February 2017
... democracy Michelle Bachelet political parties © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California 49 The challenge for Chile is to ensure that policy making and governance are democratized further. Chile s Elites Face Demands for Reform JENNIFER...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 31–34.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Ottoman Empire Turkey Caliphate pan-Arabism sharia political Islam Islamists religion state building women's rights 31 [The] incorporation of Islam within state institutions nationalized religious authorities and teachings, giving rise to a hegemonic version of the faith. The Nationalist...
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Current History (2016) 115 (784): 322–324.
Published: 01 November 2016
... refugees trauma diaspora political mobilization Kosovo Albanians Palestinians Bosnia Serbia Syria PERSPECTIVE The global refugee crisis has raised pressing questions about how to manage hundreds of thousands of people on the move and alleviate their suffering. These problems are mag- nified by...
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Current History (2016) 115 (781): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Adrienne LeBas Executives are able to act with impunity because there is no strong, organized opposition to challenge entrenched incumbents and push them toward a genuine political opening. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History (2015) 114 (770): 83–88.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Jones political economy policy making maker consensus EU bailout crisis crises euro eurocrisis Eurozone quantitative easing central bank ECB QE solidarity assets liquidity governing cuncile bundesbank draghi merkel angela debt weidmann budgeting austerity redistribution...
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Current History (2015) 114 (769): 56–61.
Published: 01 February 2015
... Argentina Kirchner peron peronism Fernandez Fernández Néstor peronist lame-duck left-wing retrenchment kirchnerism political brand economic default commodity inflation crime banks NML Griesa vulture UNHRC human rights capital market UCR Vasquez Bachelet devaluation Scioli...
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Current History (2014) 113 (764): 224–230.
Published: 01 September 2014
... era political economic pariah military junta power behind 2011 aung san suu kyi thein sein NLD opposition National league democracy cease-fire civil war aung min cabinet union land seizure mandate kyat Burma Burmese ATM kachin budget defense security council...
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Current History (2014) 113 (764): 211–217.
Published: 01 September 2014
... California Elizabeth Perry China Campus paradox chinese civil society legitimacy activism Tiananmen increase protest students challenge party-state threat university PRC NGO Mao Cultural Revolution guidance counselors fudaoyuan banji nianji homeroom ideological political...
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Current History (2014) 113 (763): 192–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
... The Regents of the University of California Lovise Aalen Ethiopia Meles stability zenawi EPRDF TPLF leader prime minister succession death resign elections Richard joseph political life censorship Hailemariam protestant membership ethnic chauvinism nationalism 192 [A...
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Current History (2014) 113 (763): 203–204.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Marc epprecht political homophobia Africa gay anti-gay Nigeria Uganda scapegoat sexual minorities sanctions lifestyle goodluck jonathan binyavanga wainaina identity sodomy sanctions boko haram LGBT PERSPECTIVE Uganda has a population problem. The United Nations forecasts that...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 85.
Published: 01 February 2014
...William W. Finan, Jr. Scott Mainwaring and Aníbal Pérez-Liñán analyze more than a century of Latin American political history, hunting for the root causes of dictatorship and democracy. Democracies and Dictatorships in Latin America: Emergence, Survival, and Fall , by Scott Mainwaring and...
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Current History (2013) 112 (758): 364–365.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Dunne Arab Spring Middle East Libya Tunisia Yemen Egypt Syria economic inequality political reform PERSPECTIVE Spring is not the most pleasant season in the Arab countries. The first time I spent the month of May in the Middle East, I was stunned when the mild weather turned sti- flingly...
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Current History (2013) 112 (756): 251–258.
Published: 01 October 2013
... protests elite political reform gay rights nationalism elections repression 251 Two years after Vladimir Putin revealed his plan to return for a third term as presi-dent, the Russian political environment has changed. From some angles, Putin seems more in control than ever. The mass street...
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Current History (2013) 112 (756): 277–282.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Julie A. George [T]he essential story of Georgian politics is a gradual, long-term trend: the slow growth in popular expectations of an accountable government that engages in fair economic and political play. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History (2013) 112 (755): 203–209.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Cheng Li; Ryan McElveen [W]ithout gradual but bold reform of the legal system, media openness, and a more accountable and representative political structure, the next phase of economic reform will not go far. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History (2009) 108 (722): 402–409.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Emile Nakhleh It is imperative for the United States to engage mainstream Islamic political parties that are committed to gradual change through the ballot box. © 2009 Current History. All rights reserved. 2009 The Regents of the University of California political Islam Middle East...