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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 320–323.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jeffrey Edward Green The growing wealth gap has eroded support for liberal democracy by exposing its unfulfilled egalitarian promises. A renewal of civic obligations could be the best defense against creeping plutocracy. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 210–216.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Andrew Wedeman Xi's crackdown on corruption has focused new attention on the much deeper issue of the relationship between power and wealth in contemporary China. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Andrew Wedeman China...
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Current History (2016) 115 (781): 175–180.
Published: 01 May 2016
... war Jose Eduardo dos Santos People's Movement Liberation Angola UNITA oil wealth human rights Rafael Marques Luaty Beirão 175 Angola s rulers are faced with the rise of a generation that does not accept the political logic of the war, whereby dissent equaled treason. Youthful...
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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 (2009) 108 (722): 410–416.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Middle East development economics Saudi Arabia Egypt Iran oil Dubai sovereign wealth funds unemployment 410 Petroleum revenues, which theoretically should have supported economic pros- perity, have in practice fueled regional conflicts, supported corruption, [and] cre- ated economic...