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Current History (2021) 120 (826): 183–188.
Published: 01 May 2021
... beneath the surface, angst concerning the overall place of violence in Nigerian society, of which police brutality is just one aspect, could not have been more palpable. Second, in the same way as the 2011 Occupy Wall Street protests against perceived economic inequality in the United States...
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Current History (2018) 117 (799): 187–193.
Published: 01 May 2018
...K. Ochieng' Opalo [T]he conflicts surrounding the 2017 elections severely eroded the integrity of democracy in Kenya. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California K. Ochieng'Opalo Kenya presidential elections democracy violence ethnic...
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Current History (2018) 117 (797): 89–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
... David Mitchell Northern Ireland Britain United Kingdom Ireland Irish Republican Army Sinn Féin power-sharing peace sectarian violence Brexit European Union Good Friday Agreement 89 It remains an open question whether power-sharing can operate with sufficient mutual trust when...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 77–79.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Sonja Wolf A vivid account of the criminal violence ravaging Central America shows why many migrants have fled to the United States—and how Washington's policies are deeply implicated in their plight. A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America , by Óscar Martínez . Verso...
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Current History (2016) 115 (782): 214–219.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... 2016 The Regents of the University of California Mandy Sadan Myanmar Burma Daw Aung San Suu Kyi elections National League Democracy Panglong Agreement democracy nationalism communal violence British colonial legacy Buddhism ethnic minorities 214 Burmese politicians...
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Current History (2015) 114 (772): 183–188.
Published: 01 May 2015
... postelection violence elections African politics ethnic identity patronage © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California 183 [T]he ICC s intervention did not help prompt a political transition, but was instead effectively framed as an injustice...
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Current History (2015) 114 (771): 149–153.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Vazira Zamindar “As we witness growing chauvinism and violence toward minorities in India and Pakistan alike, we must ask what price we are willing to pay for the homogenizing wrath of Partition's nation-states.” Seventh in a series on resurgent nationalism around the world. © 2015 Current...
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Current History (2015) 114 (770): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of the University of California Adam Luedtke public impulse immigration European Europe Policy policymaking making control cooperation nation sovereignty violence order Middle East North Africa EU frontex ethnic conflict Cold War national identity xenophobia Schengen Balkan...
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Current History (2015) 114 (770): 101–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... secessions suggest instabil- ity among Western Europe s last multinational states the United Kingdom, Spain, and Bel- gium all, in different ways, the rumps of Euro- pean empires, and all heterogeneous in character. Yet no one expects these secessionist projects to trigger wars or protracted violence...
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Current History (2014) 113 (762): 163–164.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Sharika Thiranagama Civil war ended in mass slaughter five years ago. Since then, the militarization of Sri Lankan society has intensified, and violence against civilians continues. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Sharika...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 57–63.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Matthew Taylor street protesters Brazil Sao Paulo Brasilia corruption economics Dilma confederation cup world de Mello Rousseff worker PT protest bloc Reynaldo Ross mensalao justice Barbosa Dirceu Genoino Gerais PSDB PSD Kassab police violence Donadon Batista oil...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 82–84.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Fabrice Lehoucq Devastated by decades of civil wars, the isthmus is still struggling with democratization and economic recovery, as well as contending with criminal violence. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Fabrice Lehoucq...
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Current History (2013) 112 (758): 331–337.
Published: 01 December 2013
... risers in Dara a, a backwater in the Hauran region in the southwest of the country, repres- sion ignited and radicalized further protests. The people of Dara a saw regime violence as adding insult to the injury inflicted by the arrest of two women and fifteen schoolchildren, which caused them to discount...
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Current History (2012) 111 (745): 181–186.
Published: 01 May 2012
... election ethnic violence class Mwai Kibaki Raila Odinga constitution reform inequality Daniel arap Moi Uhuru Kenyatta 181 [T]he country has bought a short amount of time in which to entrench the new constitution, wield it for reform, and battle ghosts of the past. Kenya Struggles to Fix...
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Current History (2012) 111 (742): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2012
... drug violence crime corruption 43 All eyes in Mexico this year are focused on the July 1 presidential election, on who is apt to win and the impact he or she is like- ly to have on the country s future. Constitutionally prohibited from running for reelection, President Felipe Calderón...
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Current History (2012) 111 (742): 62–66.
Published: 01 February 2012
... de Janeiro cities slums drug violence gangs pacification counterinsurgency Afghanistan 62 There are uncanny similarities between Rio de Janeiro s pacification strategy and ongoing counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan and elsewhere. Rio Tries Counterinsurgency robert muggah...
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Current History (2012) 111 (741): 34–39.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Steven Pinker On top of all the benefits that modernity has brought us in health, experience, and knowledge, we can add its role in the reduction of violence. Steven Pinker peace violence modernity commerce women cosmopolitanism reason history individualism 34 [O]n top of all...
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Current History (2011) 110 (733): 68–74.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Francisco González Weak economic performance … and the great rise in violence and insecurity associated with the war on drugs have contributed to public doubts about democracy. 68 Weak economic performance . . . and the great rise in violence and insecurity associated with the war on drugs have...