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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 57–61.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Thaksin Shinawatra, the former prime minister of Thailand, is one of the world’s most polarizing figures, whose words still reverberate across Southeast Asia. His tenure at the helm of the Thai government in the early 2000s marked a growing rift between Thailand’s urban middle class and the rural...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 81–89.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sabrina Natasha Premji Sabrina Natasha Premji is co-founder of Kidogo Early Years, a social enterprise providing high-quality, affordable early childhood care and education in East Africa’s urban slums. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Sabrina Natasha...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 32–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in the Earth’s climate system” even touched on early warning signals for these abrupt changes. Lenton, now at the University of Exeter, is proud of that meeting and his ensuing research, but recalls that early time as a kind of a wilderness spell. Not only was there little public interest in climate change...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 92–99.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Tianjin, where Markor launched several production facilities. Using the latest technology, these new plants had been mostly set up with American managerial and technical expertise. Richard, above all, is an entrepreneur, and working with him is far from the early days of badminton diplomacy...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 18–22.
Published: 01 December 2016
... early years in China, I often wondered how deeply the concept of nan-nü pingdeng (male-female equality) had really taken root. As my language skills improved, I was able to read the “help wanted” signs posted in the windows of Beijing’s shops and restaurants and realized that they were often...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 49–58.
Published: 01 March 2003
... following the to liberalize its economy in the early 1980s; Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989, Chi­ since then, civil society— independent social na’s leadership instituted repressive meas­ groups, religious groups, and other organi­ ures against groups they felt threatened by, zations— which...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 30–34.
Published: 01 December 2017
....” At the time of contact, Taíno lived throughout the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas, and even in the southern area of what is today called Florida in the U.S. They traversed the Caribbean Sea by kanoa (canoes), the largest of which were said to hold up to 150 persons. Early European chroniclers noted...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Thatcher’s flat-rate taxes; the impromptu Critical Mass bicycle rallies of the early 1990s, and the direct action Twyford Down protests against the construction of the M3 motorway in 1992. Even after other kinds of demonstrations faded—that is, until Tony Blair decided to join the U.S. invasion of Iraq...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 41–44.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of femininity, domesticity, and family are being transformed by the efforts of jihadi groups to vie for female recruits. Sunnat-e-Khaula aims to be different from the start. Even its title is borrowed from a heroine of early Islam, a female fighter named Khaula who lived during the time of the Prophet...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 45–49.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., with a second wave of billion in 2003 to $8.5 billion in 2004 to international private capital players now $4 billion already in early 2005. The exis­ looking to plant the flag on the subconti­ tence of a deep public equity market pro­ nent. In the spring of 2005 alone, over 25 vides financial sponsors...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 86–90.
Published: 01 December 2005
... listener, period, however much transatlantic affairs. In fact, when he died he himself loved to talk. suddenly in Paris in early October at the Not surprisingly, then, some of the age of 72, he had just embarked on a major fondest memories I have of this most intelli­ research project...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 83–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... At the same time, the unique status and financial resources provided to Russia's secret services in the early 2000s by then-President Vladimir Putin makes them even more unpredictable than their predecessor, the KGB, which was a powerful organization, but came under the firm control of the political structure...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 100–108.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in the 1980 s and early 1990 s, “I always felt like I had to work twice as hard as other kids in class in order to prove myself,” Bayram recalls. “Some teachers were extremely nice, but others were brutal. They pulled on my hair, told me to go back to Turkey. It was tough.” Then, one winter evening when...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 35–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Jamaica in tourist ads. In many ways, the tradition of coding class politics in music continued into the dancehall era. While dancehall existed before the 1980s, prior to then, the genre essentially supported singers and musicians. The vocal “toasters” and lyrical goaders of that early period...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 83–87.
Published: 01 June 2018
... understood German subculture known as “life reform.” The movement, which sought to make modern lifestyles healthier by making them more natural, emerged in the last third of the 19th century and grew to include vegetarians, naturopaths, nudists, anti-vaccinationists, early organic farmers, temperance...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 58–69.
Published: 01 March 2016
... economic disaster in Spain has deep historical and legal roots. As early as the 1950s, we see the modern figure of the liberal, self...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 91–100.
Published: 01 June 2016
... be hard to find, especially when people are told exactly what they want to hear. In early 2016, independent investigators told me that Mr. X was in Kinshasa, living well and working for the Congolese army. The status of MONUSCO’s efforts to help him achieve refugee status abroad remains unclear...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 47–54.
Published: 01 December 2006
... minister, Junichiro liamentary district from his father, as have Koizumi. In early August, rebels in his Lib­ many other LDP politicians. Notwithstand­ eral Democratic Party (ldp) in the upper ing his conventional background, he tended house of the Diet killed his bill to privatize to be a maverick...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 16–22.
Published: 01 March 2018
... office. Of course, Macri is not the only famous Argentine who is or has been in psychotherapy. A few months ago, Pope Francis vented in an interview with a French sociologist that when he was in his early 40s he sought the services of a female psychoanalyst in order “to clarify certain things.” (He...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 41–44.
Published: 01 December 2013
... from Bhutan, India, and Tibet. As early as 1773, Bhutan was already a gateway for trade with Tibet, and the British East India Company sent many missions to extend and explore the frontiers and trade routes to Central Asia during the British Raj in India. “In olden days, salt used to be brought...