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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 215–221.
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) 118 (809): 244–246.
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...
Current History (2018) 117 (795): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
... affected by conflict, where governance structures are weak, supply chains fail, and displaced populations lose economic and physical access to food. Food inse- curity is especially pronounced in conflict-ridden communities throughout the world that are ex- posed to droughts, floods, and other natural di...
Current History (2017) 116 (794): 348–354.
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...
Current History (2017) 116 (791): 203–209.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of 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) 116 (790): 163–169.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Africans are ex- pected to live in urban areas, up from 40 percent today. Already, an estimated 200 million people live in slums, or 62 percent of sub-Saharan Africa s urban population. Expanding cities improve access to health care and education, but also give rise to new challenges in sanitation, housing...
Current History (2016) 115 (782): 240–242.
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...
Current History (2015) 114 (775): 311–315.
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) 114 (771): 149–153.
Published: 01 April 2015
... state minority displacement orientalist violence un-national schectman Zionist vishniak population transfers jinnahghar wapsi rss vishwa hindu parishad 149 As we witness growing chauvinism and violence toward minorities in India and Paki- stan alike, we must ask what price we...
Current History (2014) 113 (759): 43–46.
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) 112 (754): 169–174.
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) 112 (754): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the 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...
Current History (2012) 111 (742): 50–55.
Published: 01 February 2012
... China South America resources agriculture population food commodities soybeans Brazil Argentina 50 As climate constraints and demographic imperatives make food security an ever more critical issue, agricultural resources may become the new linchpin in inter- national relations. Grown...
Current History (2011) 110 (732): 20–25.
Published: 01 January 2011
... demographics China aging Japan United States population France developed world Germany developing world 20 The risk of social and political upheaval could grow throughout the develop- ing world even as the developed world s capacity to deal with such threats declines. Global Aging...
Current History (2002) 101 (657): 344–348.
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) 100 (646): 195–200.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., if they 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 facing theUnited...
Current History (2000) 99 (640): 367–370.
Published: 01 November 2000
... of the Sierra Club sharply attacked the Masai for graz- ing cattle in African sanctuaries. He held the Masai to be illustrative of a larger trend, wherein increas- ing population and increasing land use, rather than industrial exploitation, constituted the main threat to the world s wilderness areas...