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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (3): 23–28.
Published: 01 September 2007
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World Policy Journal (2009) 26 (1): 87–94.
Published: 01 March 2009
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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 (2014) 31 (4): 120–129.
Published: 01 December 2014
...—but a thin veneer on a fragile, often fracturing structure that is teetering beneath the surface. Europe today is a disaster waiting to happen. Indeed, in many corners it is already upon us. The continent is firmly in the grip of a crisis from which the United States is only just emerging...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Chelsea Szendi Schieder Chelsea Szendi Schieder, a political scientist at Tokyo’s Meiji University, describes how, in the wake of Japan’s triple disaster (earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown), the country has moved to fortify national harmony and women’s place in the traditional family unit...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Edward A. Fogarty; Gene Park Political scientists Edward A. Fogarty and Gene Park argue that the world’s response to the 2008 economic crisis demonstrates that, when the next global economic disaster hits, members of the G-20 will work together. Outside of crisis, the G-20 can only be expected...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 100–112.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Paul Sullivan The future may appear a bit complex and bleak right now, but do not underestimate the Japanese. These are a resilient, even an anti-fragile people, who have come back from disasters many times before. The greatest source of and reason for hope for Japan has been its people...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 June 2004
... is problems. In that case, another traditional more, in striving to avoid a veto, the coun­ function of the United Nations, as scapegoat cil’s permanent members have often caused for the disasters created by national policies, unconscionable delays and ended up with will come into play later this summer...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... human and infrastructure losses from natural disasters. The South Asian nation is at the forefront of the effects of climate change. Rising temperatures associated with global warming are melting glaciers and ice caps, and the extra water is raising sea levels. Fifteen percent of the Southern coastline...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Admire Nyamwanza; Ali Kerem Kayhan; Maharaj K. Pandit; Afroza Haque; Christopher Riedy; Jennifer Doherty-Bigara; Ibon Galarraga; Erica Dingman © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute Photo: Africa Renewal With a host of climate-driven natural disasters in recent...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 18–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... in 1992. But soon they found “there was no designated government body to assist communities with the process” of relocation, sociologist Christine Shearer writes. Federal funds are available only after a disaster, not while a community like Kivalina is going through what writer Rob Nixon calls, “slow...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 147–150.
Published: 01 September 2005
... entries inspired by recent events. God as Coconspirator Whenever a great natural or manmade disaster occurs, almost reflexively a loud devout voice will discern divine purpose. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the avenging will of Allah was discovered by Muhammad Yousef al-Miafi, director...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 39–45.
Published: 01 June 2013
... proclaims that the union is not good and will destroy its industry. No one is interested in freedom of association. That is why it’s very important if we are to improve conditions and prevent disasters like Rana Plaza, there must be a trade union. When the factory isn’t safe, the workers didn’t want to go...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 94.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: Paradise Found?" (XXI:4) Shriver, Donald H., Jr.; "Expanding Our Moral Universe” (XXI:4) Gilbert, Mark; “A Fiasco But Not a Disaster’: Europe's Search for a Sokolov, Vsevolod; “From Guns to Briefcases: The Evolution of Rus­ Constitution” (XXI: 1...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 88–97.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to allow factories to sub-contract, foreign buyers attempt to shield their legal liability in case of a disaster and protect their shareholders from loss, but they also perpetuate unsafe and unsustainable practices. Bangladesh’s more than 5,000 garment factories can be divided into three general tiers...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 25–33.
Published: 01 June 2016
... in natural disaster and beyond the reach of the formal water infrastructure to meet the needs of residents. The real question isn’t how to crush this agile but illicit sector but if there is a way to support informal water markets to enable them to become part of a long-term solution to India’s water...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 71–80.
Published: 01 June 2014
... which neighborhoods to avoid and if their family members were in danger. The organization has gone on to adapt the technology for disasters in Haiti, New Zealand, the Balkans, and Libya. Projects like Ushahidi began attracting attention as a new paradigm in humanitarian work. The days of foreign aid...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 50–59.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Les Stone Les Stone, an award-winning photojournalist, has chronicled conflict and disaster around the world, including in Haiti, Afghanistan, Iraq, Panama, Cambodia, and Liberia. © World Policy Institute 2011 2011 World Policy Institute ...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 36–43.
Published: 01 June 2012
... forms of aid such as loans that specify the proper usage of funds or require certain democratic reforms. Moreover, disaster relief, while certainly humanitarian in its goals, leaves a more anonymous and transient impression with the target population than a permanent stadium. This contrast also...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 68–72.
Published: 01 December 2016
... percent to 48 percent margin—was not a disaster for all: Populist right-wing groups across Europe, including the U.K. Independent Party (UKIP), which did much to spur anti-EU sentiment in the run up to the U.K. vote, moved quickly to exploit the chaos. France’s National Front leader Marine Le Pen...
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