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Current History. 2019; 118809229–234 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.809.229
Published: 01 September 2019
...Gaik Cheng Khoo There is a danger that internal power struggles may cause distractions and derail the project of reformation. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Malaysia politics civil society corruption ethnicity Mahathir...
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Current History. 2019; 118809241–243 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.809.241
Published: 01 September 2019
... gay rights civil society China Hong Kong PERSPECTIVE Gay Marriage in Taiwan and The Struggle for Recognition HOWARD CHIANG 241 On May 17, 2019, Taiwan became the first country in Asia (and the twenty-ninth in the world) to legalize same-sex marriage. This milestone offers an occasion to...
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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...
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Current History. 2019; 118808175–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.808.175
Published: 01 May 2019
... Heredia Democratic Republic Congo Félix Tshisekedi Joseph Kabila Mobutu Sese Seko democracy elections corruption human rights civil society water protest movements 175 The strategies Kabila adopted to avoid stepping down at the end of his term in December 2016 inadvertently...
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Current History. 2018; 117801264–270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.264
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; 117801271–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.271
Published: 01 October 2018
... Sargsyan Velvet Revolution protests democracy elections corruption civil society activism Russia diaspora 271 The revolution . . . ended the hopelessness, apathy, and indifference that had come to characterize the post-Soviet period. Armenia s Unfinished Revolution ARMINE ISHKANIAN When...
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Current History. 2017; 116794363–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.794.363
Published: 01 December 2017
... . Stanford University Press , 2017 . © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Marwan Kraidy book review Asef Bayat Revolution without Revolutionaries Arab Spring neoliberalism Tunisia Egypt uprisings civil society urban cities...
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Current History. 2017; 116791241–243 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.791.241
Published: 01 September 2017
...Susanne Klien Civil society groups have helped meet social needs left unaddressed by the official response to the 2011 triple disaster. Their influence may be changing traditional patterns of rural neglect. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History. 2016; 115780144–149 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.780.144
Published: 01 April 2016
...Anita Weiss [L]ocal people acting within civil society groups are responding to violent religious extremism in unprecedented ways. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Anita Weiss Pakistan civil society Taliban nongovernmental...
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Current History. 2015; 114773203–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.773.203
Published: 01 September 2015
... University of California Sebastian Veg China public sphere civil society censorship Xi Jinping Central Propaganda Department internet self-censorship bloggers Han Xu Zhiyuan On July 17, 2015, People s Daily announced that a new deputy director of the Chinese Communist Party s...
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Current History. 2015; 114771157–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.771.157
Published: 01 April 2015
...Neeti Nair A new volume of essays edited by Wendy Doniger and Martha C. Nussbaum examines the Hindu right's influence throughout Indian society—a trend perhaps abetted by liberal taboos. Pluralism and Democracy in India: Debating the Hindu Right Edited , Edited by Wendy Doniger and...
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Current History. 2015; 114771154–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.771.154
Published: 01 April 2015
...Nira Wickramasinghe The unexpected ouster of an authoritarian president in January's election was the result of a slow-burning citizens' uprising. Will this revival of civil society lead to lasting progress? © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History. 2015; 11476943–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.769.43
Published: 01 February 2015
...José Miguel Cruz [T]he ceaseless undocumented migration from Central America can be traced back to institutional failures that have blocked the development of peaceful societies under the democratic rule of law. … © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University...
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Current History. 2014; 113764211–217 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.764.211
Published: 01 September 2014
...Elizabeth J. Perry Contrary to conventional predictions, the growth of protest and civil society in contemporary China seems more conducive to the resilience of authoritarianism than to imminent democratization. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History. 2014; 112751144–149 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.762.144
Published: 01 April 2014
...Indrani Bagchi As more women get educated and move to the cities, they become the face of a society in transition. Tragically, they also become targets in the conflict that accompanies this transition. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History. 2014; 11375919–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.759.19
Published: 01 January 2014
... because soft power is becoming less important in world politics. it is a result of limitations in china s strategy a strategy that overly stresses culture while neglecting civil society and the damage done by nationalistic poli- cies. in 2009, Beijing announced plans to spend huge sums to develop global...
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Current History. 2013; 112758356–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.758.356
Published: 01 December 2013
... History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Emile Nakhleh Middle East propaganda soft power autocracy Arab Spring Egypt Saudi Arabia Bahrain Qatar media civil society democracy Islam 356 The youth revolts . . . have shown that while regimes...
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Current History. 2010; 109727205–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.727.205
Published: 01 May 2010
... Economic Cooperation Development civil society Millennium Project governance Commission Africa Mali Group Eight Dambisa Moyo World Bank 205 Most analysts on the continent do not share donor nations optimism that a big push in aid will make a big difference in the lives of poor Africans...
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Current History. 2001; 100646201–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.646.201
Published: 01 May 2001
... 2002 election begins to loom, echoes of the repression of the one-party era have begun to be felt. © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California Africa civil society democracy economy ethnic Kenya IMF Moi Nairobi reform 201 The year...
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Current History. 2001; 10064380–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.643.80
Published: 01 February 2001
... History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Chávez civil society corruption democracy human rights oil populist revolution third worldism Venezuela 80 The new Venezuela, with its vague Bolivarian ideology of nationalism, integri- ty, and strong...