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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Sandra E. Greene In Mauritania, where slavery remained legal until 1981, women descended from slaves are taking charge of their lives and redefining their identities. Work, Social Status, and Gender in Post-Slavery Mauritania , by Katherine Ann Wiley Indiana University Press , 2018...
Current History (2016) 115 (782): 233–239.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of California Jeff Kingston Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe economic reforms Liberal Democratic Party tsunami Fukushima nuclear power free press World War II comfort women self-defense forces 233 One of the great conundrums of Abe s second term is how he has managed...
Current History (2014) 112 (751): 144–149.
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...
Current History (2012) 111 (743): 112–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
... state immigration crime education health care women demographic 112 What concerns social scientists, of course, is the question of who will support an aging population legally entitled to lifelong social security. Sweden s Welfare State at a Turning Point FreDerick hale Sweden during the...
Current History (2012) 111 (741): 34–39.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., has seen a growing revulsion against ag- gression on smaller scales, including violence against ethnic minorities, women, children, ho- mosexuals, and animals. These spinoffs from the concept of human rights civil rights, women s rights, children s rights, gay rights, and animal rights were asserted...
Current History (2004) 103 (669): 25–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Nikki R. Keddie Women's struggles, along with the forces of modernization, have increased the public roles open to women in the Muslim world despite the growing power of Islamism, and this expansion of women's roles constitutes in itself a force for democratization. © 2001 Current History. All...