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Current History. 2019; 118812331–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.812.331
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...
Current History. 2019; 118811304–309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.811.304
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...
Current History. 2019; 118807123–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.807.123
Published: 01 April 2019
... Anirudh Krishna India social mobility inequality education employment jobs caste system health care women's rights Narendra Modi 123 How to extend equality of opportunity across a vast and growing population is one of the most important problems facing India to- day. The ideal of...
Current History. 2019; 11880562–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.805.62
Published: 01 February 2019
... Ortega Rosario Murillo Sandinistas canal opposition protests Catholic church women's indigenous rights democracy Venezuela 62 The heterogeneity and decentralized character of the protest movement is prov- ing to be its greatest strength and weakness. Ortega Faces a New Nicaraguan...
Current History. 2017; 11678631–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.786.31
Published: 01 January 2017
... Ottoman Empire Turkey Caliphate pan-Arabism sharia political Islam Islamists religion state building women's rights 31 [The] incorporation of Islam within state institutions nationalized religious authorities and teachings, giving rise to a hegemonic version of the faith. The Nationalist...
Current History. 2016; 115783270–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.783.270
Published: 01 October 2016
...Marianne Kamp While Soviet efforts to promote gender equality are not openly celebrated, the idea planted in the region during that now-disdained era—that men and women should be equal under the law—is still holding fast. 270 While Soviet efforts to promote gender equality are not openly...
Current History. 2015; 114776364–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.776.364
Published: 01 December 2015
...Valentine M. Moghadam In her new book, Mona Eltahawy argues that a sexual revolution is needed in the region to overcome religious ideologies that oppress women's rights. Without progress toward gender equality, broader political reforms are bound to fail. Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle...
Current History. 2011; 110736184–190 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.736.184
Published: 01 May 2011
... Regents of the University of California fertility Richard Cincotta Africa women's rights AIDS demographics South Africa Botswana Zimbabwe Kenya 184 Fertility decline and a maturing age structure typically prove more indicative of future human development . . . than do shifts toward...