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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 11–14.
Published: 01 December 2017
... perspectives of relevant Māori groups. Its processes are flexible, meaning 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...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 6–10.
Published: 01 December 2017
... years, agreeing to pay 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...
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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 and...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 79–85.
Published: 01 June 2003
... 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
... cloud of electronic noise, crackles, and pops. We shouted at each other for a minute or so, before we finally gave up on any meaningful communication. That was life not only in a war zone, but across much of the Third World barely a half century ago. It was the advances in communications in the...
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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 the...
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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. The situation in South Africa is hardly unique. In the United States, Donald Trump’s executive orders are already leading to court battles. And in the United Kingdom, there are legal clashes over the triggering of Brexit negotiations. As...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 19–24.
Published: 01 June 2016
... lessons that other cities can learn from Dharavi and demonstrate how “family and community networks can be the foundations” of an urban area. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 India Mumbai Dharavi urban studies development housing zoning COURTESY OF RAHUL SRIVASTAVA/URBZ...
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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 (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 (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 of...
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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 the...
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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 (2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... music 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...
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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 (2017) 34 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jessica Loudis Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 For many Americans, the 2016 protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline served as an introduction to the Indigenous peoples’ movement. Over the course of more than a year, activists and members of various Native communities...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 73–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... resonates in the community, no one accuses its members of being “puppets.” Central to CVE theory is the idea that communities, and especially their religious leaders, need to feel ownership over these projects. The best way to do this is to help them develop their own solutions. If the policies are...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jake Rollow The region of Eastern Antioquia—comprised of 23 municipalities east of Medellín, the country’s second largest city—has a history of community organization, resistance, and conflict. In the 1970s, large swaths of Eastern Antioquia’s farmland were flooded to create hydroelectric dams...