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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 15–21.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Xuefei Ren 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. © 2020 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for...
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Current History (2019) 118 (812): 331–336.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Valentine M. Moghadam Women, and women's rights, were at the center—not the margins—of Tunisia's revolution. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Tunisia women's rights democratization Arab uprisings 331 As a small North...
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Current History (2019) 118 (811): 304–309.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Susan Dewey The same inequalities of sex, race, and class that pervade all aspects of life are particularly pronounced in the regulation of prostitution. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California criminal justice women's rights...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 241–243.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Howard Chiang Advances for minority rights in Taiwan may help make the case for independence at a time when China has increased pressure for reunification and faces protests in Hong Kong. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Taiwan...
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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 175–180.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Marta Iñiguez de Heredia The strategies Kabila adopted to avoid stepping down at the end of his term in December 2016 inadvertently consolidated this new democratic wave. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Marta Iñiguez de...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Anirudh Krishna “For many … significant upward mobility remains a doubtful prospect, while substantial downward mobility is a real possibility.” Eighth in a series on social mobility around the world . © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 62–67.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Courtney Desiree Morris The heterogeneity and decentralized character of the protest movement is proving to be its greatest strength and weakness. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Courtney Desiree Morris Nicaragua Daniel...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 75–77.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Alberto Vergara Peruvians are bitterly divided over how—or even whether—the terrible violence that engulfed the country in the 1980s and '90s should be remembered. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Alberto Vergara Peru Shining...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 264–270.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Serhiy Kudelia The increasing vibrancy of civil society had become a serious political threat to the authorities. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Serhiy Kudelia Ukraine Euromaidan Revolution Russia Crimea eastern Ukraine...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 209–214.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Nicole Curato Is one of Asia's oldest democracies rejecting its tradition of liberalism in exchange for a strongman who can restore self-esteem and bring order to a desperate nation? © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Nicole...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 222–228.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Doreen Lee Reformasi-era values concerning citizen welfare and the public good remain deeply entrenched among a small but vocal segment of society. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Doreen Lee Indonesia Joko Widodo democracy...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 215–221.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Kosal Path From local to national politics, the state, the party, and the personal interests of elites have merged into one machine. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Kosal Path Cambodia China Hun Sen Cambodian People's...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 297–302.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jennifer Delton What was remarkable about the era of liberal consensus was not just its relative economic equality, but also the widespread, bipartisan, cross-class agreement about the nature of politics and government. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 309–314.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Omar G. Encarnación Despite a storied history, the human rights movement … has not fared well in the twenty-first century. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Omar Encarnación human rights liberal international order...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 324–327.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Kimberly J. Morgan A new book lays blame for the weak social safety net on political rhetoric that justifies government aid as an individual right and not a public good–a tradition that dates back to the New Deal. The Transformation of American Liberalism , by George Klosko . Oxford...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 271–276.
Published: 01 October 2017
... then-President Dmitry Medvedev, Or- thodox activists asserted that implementing in- ternational standards in matters of children s rights would lead to the removal of children from Russian families. The underlying message of the campaign was that the church would not allow foreign rights standards to...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 88–94.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Rudra Sil After the fall of communism, the restructuring of labor became an integral part of the larger project of building democracy and markets. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Rudra Sil labor unions labor rights...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 55–60.
Published: 01 February 2017
...John Crabtree The Morales administration sought to give indigenous peoples more rights and greater influence in government, effectively breaking down traditional patterns of exclusion. John Crabtree Bolivia Evo Morales indigenous rights national development land reform Ecuador Hugo...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 31–34.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jocelyne Cesari [The] incorporation of Islam within state institutions nationalized religious authorities and teachings, giving rise to a hegemonic version of the faith. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Jocelyne Cesari Islam...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 35–37.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Rajan Menon Efforts to press the international community to supersede national sovereignty when necessary to stop atrocities have been hindered by inconsistent application of the principle. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Rajan...