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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; 118809244–246 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.809.244
Published: 01 September 2019
... © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Japan population civil society The Japanese term ikigai has become some-thing of a buzzword in the growing cultur-al lexicon for living a full and meaningful life. While its simple translation as...
Current History. 2018; 1177953–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.795.3
Published: 01 January 2018
... University of California Rosamond Naylor food security famine hunger agriculture Green Revolution foreign aid population China India climate change malnutrition obesity Ending world hunger is a universal goal, yet progress and social awareness of the issue waxes and wanes in the...
Current History. 2017; 116794348–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.794.348
Published: 01 December 2017
... Africa climate change adaptation renewable energy drought water resources floods agriculture population growth migration Paris Agreement Morocco Egypt Israel 348 The degree to which states are tolerant of local-level initiatives and mobilization will become only more important as...
Current History. 2017; 116791203–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.791.203
Published: 01 September 2017
... California Kristen Looney Meg Rithmire China urbanization cities population hukou system rural migrants economic development inequality From the enclosure of land in eighteenth-century England to the rise of megacities in the contemporary developing world, turning agricultural economies...
Current History. 2017; 116790163–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.790.163
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...
Current History. 2016; 115782240–242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.782.240
Published: 01 September 2016
... policy reproductive rules population demographics abortion PERSPECTIVE Recently I gave a talk on China s one-child policy at London s Asia House. When the time came for questions, a young woman in her early twenties stood up. She identified her- self as a Chinese national studying in London, and...
Current History. 2015; 114775311–315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.775.311
Published: 01 November 2015
... Gupta sustainability development Anthropocene population growth United Nations Sustainable Development Goals China climate change environment economic growth 311 Unlike the developed world, which is locked into its production-, consumption-, and infrastructure-intensive lifestyles...
Current History. 2015; 114771149–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.771.149
Published: 01 April 2015
... the AIML s politics, from fighting for minority rights in colonial India to making a claim to national self-determination. It argued that Muslims in India were no longer to be considered a numerical minority forming a third of India s population, for they were in fact a separate nation. But because...
Current History. 2014; 11375943–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.759.43
Published: 01 January 2014
...Nicholas Eberstadt Our species has freed itself from formerly binding demographic patterns and limits. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Nicholas Eberstadt global population growth demographic decline health education...
Current History. 2013; 112754169–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.754.169
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kate Meagher Celebration of Nigeria's economic recovery sits awkwardly with the realities of catastrophic poverty and unemployment in both the north and the south of the country. Kate Meagher Nigeria Africa Boko Haram unemployment poverty inequality economic growth oil population...
Current History. 2013; 112754181–187 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.754.181
Published: 01 May 2013
... University of California Luc Christiaensen Shantayanan Devarajan Africa income inequality poverty resources agriculture statistics population rural urban development 181 Direct dividend transfer programs are promising as an additional instrument to reduce inequality and increase the...
Current History. 2012; 11174250–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.742.50
Published: 01 February 2012
... s population is growing by about 80 million people a year; it reached 7 billion in late 2011 and will surpass 9 billion by the end of this century. To feed the world s population over the next 30 years, it is believed that more food will have to be produced than in the last 10,000 years. Accordingly...
Current History. 2011; 11073220–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.732.20
Published: 01 January 2011
... trends may once again threat- en widespread disruption. We are talking about global aging, which is likely to have a profound effect on economic growth, living standards, and the shape of the world order. For the world s wealthy nations, the 2020s are set to be a decade of rapid population aging and...
Current History. 2002; 101657344–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2002.101.657.344
Published: 01 October 2002
.... © 2002 Current History. All rights reserved. 2002 The Regents of the University of California addiction alcoholism Chechnya emigration HIV/AIDS life expectancy population public health Putin Russia The depopulation of Russia seems destined to worsen in the coming years, with major...
Current History. 2001; 100646195–200 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.646.195
Published: 01 May 2001
... are not to overwhelm the world. © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California Africa Clinton debt relief environment family planning foreign policy George Bush HIV/AIDS peacekeeping population The greatest international challenge...
Current History. 2000; 99640367–370 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2000.99.640.367
Published: 01 November 2000
... global environmentalism conservation wilderness World Wildlife Fund Africa population rainforest agriculture parks The central paradox of global environmental-ism is that the people who are the most vocalin defense of nature are the people who most actively destroy it. As biologists have...