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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 6–10.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the aboriginal people $100,000 in the form of 10 vehicles. Even this deal was corrupt—the community received only two vehicles and the remaining eight were given to local authorities. The following year, the governor of the eastern region of Primorsky Krai tried to create a nature preserve in the upper reaches...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 11–14.
Published: 01 December 2017
... that oral evidence is admissible and that hearings can be heard in the Māori community to which the claim relates. The Tribunal commissions its own research, holds hearings, and makes recommendations. These recommendations are not binding, however. Māori claimants typically use the Tribunal’s findings...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 101–110.
Published: 01 December 2017
... western Rakhine state, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says more than half a million Rohingyas made the perilous journey into Bangladesh. The U.N. calls them “the world’s most persecuted community.” Today, according to the UNHCR office in New Delhi, there are 16,500 Rohingya refugees...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 79–85.
Published: 01 June 2003
... in Washington, D .C. Samuel P. Pried is senior vice pres­ ident, general counsel, and secretary of Limited Brands, Columbus, Ohio, where M r Dellinger has served as counsel. Promoting the Rule of Law Abroad How the U.S. Legal and Business Communities Can Help Walter...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 113–122.
Published: 01 June 2014
... that is central to the interaction of writer and editor. And then there are the bloggers. A growing amount of news and comment communicated in today’s world comes in the form of unmediated content. This means writing that flows directly from the mind and the fingertips of barely-known individuals of unknown...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 37–41.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Urvashi Kaul Urvashi Kaul explores the use of Social Capital Credits, a tool used to reinforce and create grass-roots community networks in cities across the world. She writes about her experiences in Kumasi, Ghana, implementing a program where people perform socially beneficial activities to earn...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 54–64.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Bryan Doerries Translator and theater director Bryan Doerries describes how he has used ancient Greek tragedies to disrupt hierarchies and create a space for members of the military “to tell their truths of the experiences of war.” Drama can help people suffer openly and communally, sharing...
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World Policy Journal (2010) 27 (3): 75–79.
Published: 01 September 2010
...J.T. Simms The World Policy Journal , in partnership with Africa Rural Connect, a program of the National Peace Corps Association, supporting returned Peace Corps volunteers and the Peace Corps community, conducted the first contest in the 27-year history of our magazine. Readers and followers...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Across the world, property prices in the inner city are spiking, forcing poor and middle-class residents out of their communities. World Policy Journal asked a panel of four experts how governments can work with the private sector to ensure that cities maintain genuinely affordable housing...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Mari Margil A global movement is attempting to transform the legal systems that govern humankind’s relationship with the environment. Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund’s Mari Margil argues that we must stop treating the planet as if it exists solely for human exploitation and recognize...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 58–69.
Published: 01 March 2016
... as Ciutat Meridiana where about 20 percent of apartments are in eviction proceedings. But, as Brenna Bhandar writes, Ciutat Meridiana, like so many other communities, has united to fight evictions and reform Spain’s punitive mortgage laws. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Spain...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... case loads, shoddy police work, and poor communication. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 justice judiciary South Africa policing law ARBORESCE ARBORESCE In 1983, Betty Ketani left South Africa’s Eastern Cape in search of work in Johannesburg. She soon found a job...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 110.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Christopher Shay Throughout history, politicians have wanted to demolish the “noisy, dirty, and confusing” poor neighborhoods of the inner city. World Policy Journal editor Christopher Shay argues that leaders shouldn’t be so disdainful of these areas. Diverse, complex communities can better resist...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 19–24.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to the lessons that other cities can learn from Dharavi and demonstrate how “family and community networks can be the foundations” of an urban area. Whenever school starts or finishes, there are swarms of students that take over the streets. Older, well-established communities opened up schools so...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 70–76.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Rafia Zakaria Author and columnist Rafia Zakaria critiques the coverage of honor crimes in the West. If the project of honor-crime storytelling is to bring about a moral shift in communities, then the naming-and-shaming model of journalism has failed. Instead, stories need to be directed toward...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and dance talent contests for the transgender community. And, following a series of performance-based competitions, a “Miss Koovagam” is crowned in a place where South Asia’s historically validated ideals of gender and sexual ambiguity stand in stark contrast to the current plight of the transgender...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 73–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... as countering violent extremism, or CVE. According to the White House, CVE addresses “the root causes of extremism through community engagement.” Instead of fighting violent ideology with bombs, bullets, and bloodshed, the goal is to engage with local groups to prevent individuals from joining terrorist groups...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 91–101.
Published: 01 September 2015
... with an election promise to “spend a week a year in a remote indigenous community,” Abbott set up his tent and government (six of his ministers came along) in Gulkula, Arnhem Land for five days. Along with Yolngu elders, Djawa asked the Prime Minister for constitutional recognition. He addressed the Prime Minister...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 18–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Matthew Olsen Matthew Olsen is a member of the Surfing 4 Peace community and founder of the Gaza Surf Club. He is director of Explore Corps, a non-profit that provides administrative support and oversight to Surfing 4 Peace. © World Policy Institute 2012 2012 World Policy Institute...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jake Rollow Jake Rollow researched community peace building initiatives during nine months living in Colombia. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Photo: Policianacional DE LOS COLOMBIANOS Eastern Antioquia, Colombia—In late 2001, Sandra Mira...