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World Policy Journal (1 March 2016) 33 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Joshua Hitchcock; Melanie Smuts; Sigal Alon; Sharmani Patricia Gabriel Affirmative action, positive discrimination, preferential treatment—it goes by different names, but countries across the world relyon it to shrink the wealth and opportunity gaps that exist across ethno-racial lines. World...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2016) 33 (1): 38–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... racism has developed. While black movements have made some strides in compelling states to recognize racial disparities—helping to pass anti-racism legislation such as collective land rights for black rural communities in a number of countries and affirmative action laws in Colombia and Brazil—they have...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 82–91.
Published: 01 March 2017
... have already made and to undo the policies that female leaders tend to champion in areas such as reproductive health, affirmative action, and human rights. Retro-macho politics plays well with the public because sexism and misogyny still resonate within the culture at large. This is clearly the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2002) 18 (4): 69–78.
Published: 01 December 2002
... has instituted affirmative tional courts and in the European Court of action programs to guarantee Roma admis­ Human Rights in Strasbourg. It began by sion to certain fields of study, notably social addressing cases of police violence toward work. A Hungarian program provides Roma...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2001) 17 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Israeli writer Amos Elon put it, What post-Zionists share with the majority Zionism was a form of “affirmative action” of Israelis is that they are Jewish. The debate for the Jews that served a useful purpose in Israel over post-Zionism is entirely an ar­ but is now redundant.1...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... South Africa’s attempts to reverse the injustices of the past through affirmative action policies have led to some of the brain drain. Procuring and preserving evidence also poses a major challenge, as the process requires constant training and practice. Delays in evidence gathering can become so...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2005) 22 (3): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2005
... action. The official rhetoric, in sidered unsavory and even illegal tools of Washington and elsewhere, is couched in statecraft, nations have resorted to their use the more acceptable language of preemp­ when their leaders believed their interests tion, but there can be no mistaking the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 46–50.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... When the U.N. Declaration was finally passed by the General Assembly, it affirmed that “Indigenous peoples have the right to self-determination. By virtue of that right they freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social, and cultural development” consistent with...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 12–20.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... The polls conducted after the visit by Kyodo News revealed that 98 percent of the respondents viewed Obama’s visit as a “good thing,” with 74.7 percent affirming that there was no need for a U.S. apology. World War II left most of Japan’s major cities burned to ashes and its population starved by...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2003) 20 (1): 41–47.
Published: 01 March 2003
... prosecuted by the Indepen­ beneficial ends. The climate of nonenforce­ dent Corrupt Practices and Other Related ment of laws has emboldened corrupt offi­ Offenses Commission ( i c p c ), the so-called cials to extend their actions to the electoral anti-graft commission, during its more than process...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 70–76.
Published: 01 June 2016
... storytelling is to bring about a moral shift in the communities where they are being perpetuated, then the project is a failure. International attention, via media or documentary filmmaking, may grant moral credibility to the storytellers and a sense of superiority and participatory action to the consumers...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2003) 20 (3): 59–69.
Published: 01 September 2003
... being confronted is part to stifle his own doubts and affirm the viewed as something like an enemy army, virtue of his convictions. He is a restless which must not only be defeated but, since missionary who can become a righteous ever ready to regroup, annihilated. For that killer...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2017
... as a crowd to mesmerize, manipulate, and mislead. In many ways, Trump does behave like a 21st-century fascist. Trump presents himself as a “man of action,” not a thinker; he despises intellectuals and does not accept criticism; his misogyny is outrageous; he exhibits his virility with vulgarity...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 30–34.
Published: 01 December 2017
... monarchs of Spain, both to find a faster trade route to Asia and to spread Catholicism. His name in Spanish, Cristóbal Colón, translates to “Christ-bearing colonizer,” and by all accounts he took this as a mandate. While justifying his actions with religion, Colón zealously commodified nature and human...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2013) 30 (1): 24–32.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., its recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia drew swift condemnation from the United States and the European Union, just as these two powers’ recognition of Kosovo two years ago drew denunciations from the Kremlin. Both Western powers affirmed their support for Georgia’s territorial integrity—a...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2015) 32 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... this situation, will be left suspended between the larger countries of the West and Russia. Besides being a member of the EU, Estonia is also a NATO member country. NATO is often assumed to be a security guarantor and a defense against military action by any other state. However, beyond the fifth...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2002) 19 (3): 77–82.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... Rather, dents as dissimilar as Ronald Reagan and they serve an important purpose, affirming Bill Clinton enthusiastically subscribed. the speaker’s recognition and acceptance of Indeed, for a would-be national leader to fundamental assumptions regarding Ameri­ express a contrary view—to suggest...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2005) 22 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
... minister. A prominent Russian ‘special operation’ of the united West,” lawmaker, Konstantin Zatulin, warns that he wrote, aimed at “revolutionary regime Ukraine will become an “anti-Russian change.” U.S. support for civic-action non­ 74...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2005) 22 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., Gandhi and consequence of such murderous acts, Ghaffar Khan realized that only a nonvio­ who will rule in their place? Is the lent struggle could affirm the unity of hu­ Englishman bad because he is an manity or ensure that injustice was being Englishman? Is it that everyone opposed...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2004) 20 (4): 1–11.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... As Henry Kissinger put it in the Wilsonian belief that developing coun­ 1969, “We will judge other countries, in­ tries such as Vietnam could be reformed, cluding Communist countries, on the ba­ liberalized, and won over to America’s side sis of their actions and not on the basis of through a...