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Current History. 2020; 11981315–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2020.119.813.15
Published: 01 January 2020
... permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 Current History China India Brazil cities housing slums poverty land rights 15 Comparing China...
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Current History. 2019; 11880416–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.804.16
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...
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Current History. 2018; 117802310–314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.802.310
Published: 01 November 2018
... expectancy suicide opioid epidemic unemployment social spending welfare austerity homelessness poverty hunger United States Affordable Care Act Europe Britain National Health Service Greece 310 [S]hort-term policy changes can have long-term effects on the health and well- being of...
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Current History. 2018; 117800203–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.800.203
Published: 01 September 2018
... mobility middle class poverty labor migration informal economy economic development communism Chinese Communist Party Mao Zedong 203 In December 1978, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) formally announced its decision to leave the safe shores of economic policies based on state socialism...
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Current History. 2017; 116794355–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.794.355
Published: 01 December 2017
... University of California Shahram Khosravi Iran social conditions family life working class poverty crime discrimination Iranian Revolution neoliberalism Ayatollah Khomeini Hashemi Rafsanjani 355 The sociopolitical transition can be observed best in the shift of the symbolic...
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Current History. 2017; 116793320–323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.793.320
Published: 01 November 2017
... University of California Jeffrey Edward Green liberalism liberal democracy economic inequality financial crisis welfare income wealth poverty education plutocracy taxes PERSPECTIVE Has Inequality Led to a Crisis for Liberalism? JEFFREY EDWARD GREEN JEFFREY EDWARD GREEN is an associate...
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Current History. 2015; 114775325–327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.775.325
Published: 01 November 2015
...Joshua Lustig In his new book, Steven Radelet hails the historic advances of developing nations over the past couple of decades in health, education, and poverty reduction, but hedges his bets on the future. The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World , by Steven Radelet . Simon...
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Current History. 2015; 114775291–297 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.775.291
Published: 01 November 2015
... Anirudh Krishna developing countries inequality rural urban disparities globalization wealth distribution poverty democracy India A dilemma of governance is rearing its head in developing countries with large rural populations. More than half the world s population lives in such countries...
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Current History. 2015; 114775298–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.775.298
Published: 01 November 2015
... reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Uri Dadush international trade globalization inequality poverty World Trade Organization World Bank International Monetary Fund Trans-Pacific Partnership tariffs 298 [T]he most powerful underlying force driving increased...
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Current History. 2015; 114771144–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.771.144
Published: 01 April 2015
... greenhouse gases consequences global warming adaption compensation poverty poor disproportionate burden disaster donors funding COP20 COP19 COP22 Lima Paris Geneva 144 Bangladesh, which is particularly exposed to the consequences of climate change and suffered two devastating cyclones...
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Current History. 2014; 11376076–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.760.76
Published: 01 February 2014
... union regulation reform PSE poverty war PANES citizen income Tupameros 76 If the second term of the left in Uruguay lives up to its promise, complementing the first term s performance, the country will have developed a signature social democratic experience in the global South. Uruguay s...
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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...
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Current History. 2013; 112754175–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.754.175
Published: 01 May 2013
... Elke Zuern South Africa Jacob Zuma apartheid inequality poverty protest local government corruption 175 While the ANC retains a firm grip on power, factionalism within the party, corruption, and an increasing distance from ordinary people undermine its ability to deliver on its promises...
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Current History. 2013; 112754181–187 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.754.181
Published: 01 May 2013
...Luc Christiaensen; Shantayanan Devarajan Direct dividend transfer programs are promising as an additional instrument to reduce inequality and increase the poverty-reducing powers of economic growth in resource-rich countries. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the...
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Current History. 2013; 112754195–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.754.195
Published: 01 May 2013
.... All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Charles Kenny Africa Millennium Development Goals poverty education water child mortality aid 195 PERSPECTIVE In 2000, to great fanfare, the United Nations agreed to the Millennium Declaration a state-ment of...
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Current History. 2013; 112753137–145 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.753.137
Published: 01 April 2013
... History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Roberto Zagha India income inequality economic growth poverty Jawaharlal Nehru liberalization infrastructure caste system public service health education 137 Inequality in India could be much more...
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Current History. 2013; 11275164–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.751.64
Published: 01 February 2013
... Brazil Mexico Latin America income skilled labor education government transfers poverty © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California 64 The results of in-depth analyses for Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico reveal two main factors that...
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Current History. 2013; 11275149–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.751.49
Published: 01 February 2013
...Michael Shifter; Cameron Combs Just as Mexico has shown signs of an upswing, Brazil seems to be facing mounting difficulties. Michael Shifter Cameron Combs Brazil Mexico economic growth development poverty trade crime security corruption Latin America © 2013 Current History...
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Current History. 2013; 11275020–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.750.20
Published: 01 January 2013
...Anirudh Krishna To make progress toward moving a majority of the world's population into better circumstances, we must adopt a more nuanced view of what constitutes poverty. 20 To make progress toward moving a majority of the world s population into better circumstances, we must adopt a more...
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Current History. 2010; 109727193–199 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.727.193
Published: 01 May 2010
... financial crisis South Africa Kenya Senegal Ghana economics poverty institutions oil 193 Near-term prospects for the region s economies are encouraging when one con- siders the enormous shocks of the recent crisis and the depth of the global down- turn. African Economies New Resilience peteR...