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Current History (2020) 119 (821): 338–342.
Published: 19 November 2020
... reeling from the US sanctions, the COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a heavy blow. As political factions mobilize for the 2021 elections, the situation is more unpredictable than ever. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Iran COVID-19 pandemic politics Woe unto all of...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 229–234.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Gaik Cheng Khoo There is a danger that internal power struggles may cause distractions and derail the project of reformation. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Malaysia politics civil society corruption ethnicity Mahathir...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 222–228.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Amy Nethery [T]he idea that being ‘tough on asylum’ wins elections has become one of the great enduring myths of Australian politics, and apparently both major parties have decided that the stakes are too high to try anything different. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Frank-Borge Wietzke Political conflicts can flare up when new, increasingly vocal lower-middle-income groups enter the political arena and when this threatens the advantaged positions of established middle classes. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 39.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Joshua Lustig A prominent philosopher of science calls for a radical political realignment to confront the existential threat posed by the climate crisis. Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime , by Bruno Latour Polity , 2018 © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 229–234.
Published: 01 September 2018
... immigration politics foreign influence interference espionage democracy trade economy Chinese Australians entrepreneurialism racism 229 The most disturbing aspect of the debate is the impact it is having on Chinese Australians who want to successfully integrate into Australian society...
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Current History (2016) 115 (784): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Fiona B. Adamson [D]iaspora politics can be viewed as not only enhancing or challenging state power in particular cases, but also contributing to new forms of global identity politics that transcend state institutions. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the...
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Current History (2016) 115 (780): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Amanda Snellinger Nepal's new constitution was supposed to cap a momentous decade that saw the end of the monarchy and civil war. But identity politics and economic discontent have called national unity into question. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the...
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Current History (2016) 115 (779): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Gerard Delanty While the European Union has embedded itself in ordinary life through administrative integration and cultural symbols, this “banal authority” may not be enough to handle tough political tests. The Politics of Everyday Europe: Constructing Authority in the European Union , by...
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Current History (2015) 114 (772): 183–188.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Gabrielle Lynch [T]he ICC's intervention did not help prompt a political transition, but was instead effectively framed as an injustice and used by the defendants and their supporters to mobilize political support. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2015) 114 (772): 170–176.
Published: 01 May 2015
... University of California Brandon Kendhammer Africa Nigeria elections democracy terrorism Boko Haram corruption Goodluck Jonathan Muhammadu Buhari African politics 170 [W]hile the March election map shows how divided the country still is in many respects, the peaceful turnover is a...
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Current History (2015) 114 (772): 177–182.
Published: 01 May 2015
... University of California Mary Moran Africa Liberia Ebola epidemic Ellen Johnson Sirleaf African politics health care corruption 177 With each promise of more foreign aid by multilateral donors, the general public assumed that the nation s elites would grow richer while ordinary people...
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Current History (2015) 114 (772): 189–193.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Sara Rich Dorman [N]ationalism in much of Africa continues to manifest itself in a struggle for control of the state where political institutions are unable to accommodate pressures for representation. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History (2015) 114 (771): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Siddharth Varadarajan [D]espite the global goodwill, economic good fortune, and political triumphs Modi has enjoyed, questions are increasingly being asked about his capacity to deliver on the promises that won him the election. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of...
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Current History (2015) 114 (769): 62–67.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the University of California Kathryn Hochstetler Marilia Oliveira Brazil Brazilian politics coalitions elections alliances dilma rousseff Workers' Party PT social democrat PSDB Neves October 2014 socialist PSB Campos third-way option Cardoso Lula da silva state role...
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Current History (2015) 114 (768): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2015
... in a series on resurgent nationalism. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Avi Roshwald global crisis failure nation-state nationalism resurgent identity politics integration globalization globalization historical memory...
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Current History (2015) 114 (768): 37–39.
Published: 01 January 2015
... politics Should the United States and its allies inter-vene in the civil war that is tearing Syria apart? Failure to do so arguably condemns the Syrian population to yet further suffering. Intervening, on the other hand, might make things worse, embroiling Western powers in another hopeless military...
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Current History (2013) 112 (753): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Regents of the University of California Eswaran Sridharan India politics elections corruption coalitions Rahul Gandhi Narendra Modi governance 123 As India heads into an election year, its politics seems characterized by confusion and drift. The Congress Party led United Progressive...
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Current History (2012) 111 (741): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2012
... University of California Arab Spring European debt crisis politics economy security science resources democracy authoritarianism climate change 3At the start of a new year, debt woes and Arab uprisings have hung ominous clouds over the planet, including risks of anoth-er economic...
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Current History (2012) 111 (741): 41.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Charts © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Economy politics security resources science A Statistical Snapshot of the World Sources: Economist Pocket World in Figures (2012); Freedom House; Inter-Parliamentary Union; National...