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World Policy Journal (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 (2016) 33 (1): 38–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... 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 struggled to force...
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World Policy Journal (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...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 69–78.
Published: 01 December 2002
... with lawyers and legal numbers of Roma young people into univer­ defense organizations to bring cases in na­ sities. Romania 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...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2001
... endeavor that is no longer neces­ and North African descent (Sephardim). sary. As the 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...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... occur.” The problem extends to the work done in the police’s forensic laboratories, where there are massive backlogs, and in specialized units, some of which are bleeding experienced officers. Moseneke said South Africa’s attempts to reverse the injustices of the past through affirmative action...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 46–50.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., 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 international law, and with the aim of encouraging member states to work...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 24–32.
Published: 01 March 2013
... not gone unnoticed. Not surprisingly, 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...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 30–34.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., 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 beings—including...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 70–76.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to the storytellers and a sense of superiority and participatory action to the consumers, but it has not and will not create the moral transformation necessary to stop the crimes. Admitting that the central purpose of advocacy and storytelling is to affirm one set of principles (that oppose and decry honor killings...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 20 (4): 1–11.
Published: 01 December 2004
... 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 vigorous, U.S.-assisted program their domestic ideologies.”15...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 77–82.
Published: 01 September 2002
... 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 that ca’s historical...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 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 WORLD POLICY JOURNAL • SPRING 2005...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., 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 article of the North Atlantic...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2000
... concessions January 7, 1999- Later that month, the to the guerrillas. On the other hand, if talks faltered over a FARC demand that the Colombia would craft a comprehensive na­ government take decisive action against the tional plan to take the offensive against both paramilitary right before...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 12–20.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 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 a network of U.S...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 41–47.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 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. Hence electoral officials confidently two years...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of foreign policy, his vision does not transcend his own business interests. Instead of fascism, which strongly affirmed the idea of a national or racial community ( stirpe, Volk ), Trump preaches individualism. All in all, he embodies a xenophobic and reactionary vision of Americanism: a social-Darwinist...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 59–69.
Published: 01 September 2003
... 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. task...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 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, not a rival race. This was power­ with an Indian skin is good...