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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 50–59.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in 2003. “A Fiasco But Not a Disaster” Europe’s Search for a Constitution Mark Gilbert The European Union is no stranger to crisis, clude some of the EU’s new intake.1 These but there is little doubt that its latest row countries are heavily dependent upon Ger­ over...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... But Schieder writes that, for women struggling to extricate themselves from violent households, these “bonds that link families become bondage.” She discusses how policies under Shinzô Abe, including a proposed constitutional revision, seek to strengthen the neoliberal order at the expense of women...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 75–86.
Published: 01 June 2005
... people were to of the city in An American in Paris to tap- vote in a referendum on the new European dance in a downpour along the cobble­ constitution. By mid-April, with merely a stones, I found myself in danger of suc­ few weeks to go before the fateful vote, it cumbing to the general awful mood...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 33–40.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in conducting war that has made Japan keep its pacifist the Tokyo war crimes tribunal. Thus, a constitution— written and imposed by the prime minister’s visit to Yasukuni under­ American military occupiers, and which bars mines an understanding meant to be the ba­ Japan from acquiring a military...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 53–60.
Published: 01 September 2005
... constitution by voters nounced “un débat démocratique exemplaire,” in France and the Netherlands. On May 29, of some of the core principles that have 5 5 percent of the French electorate voted underlain the EU’s development from a the constitution down. On June 1, 62 per­ West European club...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 57–61.
Published: 01 June 2016
... is not there. It’s the opposite; they’re creating more rifts among the Thai people. So it’s time for me to talk, because the new constitution is being drafted. And the way they draft the constitution is very worrisome. I want to see my country moving forward, but this is a backward constitution. That’s why I want...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... representation of women in parliament. Rwanda’s post-genocide constitution requires that 30 percent of all decision-making bodies be made up of women, while Bolivia passed a raft of measures in the run up to its 2014 parliamentary elections to increase women’s participation in the electoral process...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 55–62.
Published: 01 December 2006
... revival touches a nerve. The ruling Lib­ China soared in reaction to the surge of eral Democratic Party is in the process of anti-Japanese demonstrations. During the writing a new Japanese constitution, and last 15 years, the previous time dislike of there was talk of adopting a clause...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 69–80.
Published: 01 September 2005
... that remained mented. Every opinion poll leading up to outstanding after most Spaniards voted for a the March 2004 parliamentary elections democratic constitution in 1978. This “sec­ suggested that the conservative Popular ond transition” could change the shape of Party (Partido Popular, or pp...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 39–42.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., and that is what the Arab Spring provided. With new and vocal support, we set milestones for reform to meet people’s needs and secure our country’s future. We grounded change in the Constitution, the citadel of our rights and freedoms. One-third of our Constitution was amended, to strengthen protection of civil...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 12–20.
Published: 01 September 2016
... government. Japanese pacifism draws much of its moral strength from Article 9 of the postwar constitution, which renounces “war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as means of settling international disputes.” In spite of, or rather because of, such an institutionally...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 59–69.
Published: 01 June 2014
... also enacted a variety of policies that sought both to capitalize on evolving religious views and further distance his regime from that of his predecessor. Most notable among these changes was the introduction of Article 2 in the Egyptian constitution, which mandated that “the principles of the Islamic...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 38–48.
Published: 01 June 2002
... rhetoric backed by a left-wing economic work of grass-roots associations was de­ agenda. The key mechanism behind this signed by the Chávez government to meet enterprise was a new constitution enacted several intertwined purposes, mostly of a in December 1999 that made him...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 36–37.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that refugees from Syria and Iraq constitute a major threat 40–60% think that refugees from Syria and Iraq constitute a major threat Less than 30% percent think that refugees from Syria and Iraq constitute a major threat Compiled by Melody Chan and Natasha Bluth Sources...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 77–85.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 37 of the Burkinese constitution that bars the nation’s president from holding more than two consecutive terms. With barely a simple majority, Parliament has the power to lay the foundations for a new rule, effectively a president-for-life. Indeed, Blaise Compaoré, the president of this poor...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 70–74.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kristen R. Ghodsee SOVIETECA SOVIETECA Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 Of course, enlightened constitutions do not eradicate everyday sexism, and Eastern European societies are still infused with male chauvinism. But the culture of state socialism did profoundly shift...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 8–12.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... Reading more than a little idealized. The EU re­ Rifkin’s book one would never grasp either mains in most important ways an organiza­ that the EU’s new constitution, which was tion of nation-states whose primary form of finally signed on October 29, 2004, was governance is traditional diplomacy...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 86–93.
Published: 01 December 2012
... question. The United States, whose Constitution protects the individual right of its citizens to possess and use firearms, and China or Russia, where private citizens are generally barred from having guns, are at opposite ends of the spectrum of internal laws regulating small arms, laws that would...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 107–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... allow other, more productive entrepreneurs to join the elite. the state of vietnamese politics should be judged less by its formal constitution and laws than by its practice. Second, Vietnam’s political leaders can expect a grace period of stability in the next five or ten years. The under...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 43–48.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and the beginning of a new chapter, but his statement makes it very clear it is simply a continuation of the same chapter. Now we have, constitutionally and institutionally, separated the spiritual from the political leadership of the institution of the Dalai Lama. We have done that by amending the constitution...
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