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Current History (2021) 120 (826): 178–182.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., requiring a new approach to city planning and governance with a focus on justice. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 South Africa housing cities poverty inequality COVID-19 pandemic When Elizabeth moved to Ivory Park at the northeastern edge of Johannesburg twenty...
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Current History (2020) 119 (820): 291–296.
Published: 20 October 2020
...Anirudh Krishna Many developing countries have large populations at risk of falling into chronic poverty due to threats to their health and livelihoods. Despite global poverty reduction over recent decades, many remain near-poor, and an episode of ill health or job loss can plunge a household...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 15–21.
Published: 01 January 2020
... India Brazil cities housing slums poverty land rights 15 Comparing China, India, and Brazil reveals that current housing policies in all three countries have produced new forms of exclusion for inhabitants of informal settlements. Slums, Favelas, and Urban Villages: Housing Policy...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 16–21.
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 and when...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 310–314.
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...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 203–208.
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) 116 (794): 355–359.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of the 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) 116 (793): 320–323.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the 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) 114 (775): 325–327.
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) 114 (775): 291–297.
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) 114 (775): 298–304.
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) 114 (771): 144–148.
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) 113 (760): 76–81.
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) 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...
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Current History (2013) 112 (754): 175–180.
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) 112 (754): 181–187.
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...
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Current History (2013) 112 (754): 195–197.
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...
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Current History (2013) 112 (753): 137–145.
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) 112 (751): 64–69.
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...
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Current History (2013) 112 (751): 49–55.
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...