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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 72–85.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Daniella Zalcman Photographer Daniella Zalcman documents survivors of Canada’s attempt to eradicate Indigenous culture through a network of church run schools. Zalcman finds that a year after the release of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission report, the Canadian government has implemented few...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 12–13.
Published: 01 June 2016
... In major cities, subway systems are lifelines, connecting commuters to work, students to schools, and tourists from one landmark to the next. World Policy Journal compares the systems of six global cities. ANATOMY THE WORLD IN TRANSIT In major cities subway systems are a lifeline, connecting...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 31–35.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Eddie Bruce-Jones Oury Jalloh, an asylum-seeker from Sierra Leone, burned to death chained to a mattress in a German holding cell. Eddie Bruce-Jones , a senior legal lecturer at University of London’s Birkbeck College School of Law, writes that the myriad mistakes in the investigation...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 67–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Diàna Markosian Photographer Diàna Markosian worked with Milad Ahkabyar , a high school student in Düsseldorf, Germany, to document his first year in Europe. Milad and his family fled violence in Afghanistan and are still waiting to hear if they can legally stay in their new home...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Laleh Khalili From the Napoleonic era to the present day, waging war has gone hand in hand with building roads. Laleh Khalili, politics professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, describes how both U.S. forces in Afghanistan and Israeli authorities...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (4): 87–90.
Published: 01 December 2006
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (2): 67–80.
Published: 01 June 2007
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Published: 01 September 2017
Mai, a dentist in Jeddah, wears the wedding dress she wore 15 years ago. “I married my college classmate in dental school. Sharing two children and a happy marriage, we finally bought our dream house. The day after signing the lease, he died in a motorcycle accident. Then, my father died. I More
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 70–80.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Melanie Smuts Melanie Smuts is a human rights lawyer and founder of Streetlight Schools, a non-profit that has developed a low-fee private school model, and is currently conducting a pilot Learning Center in Jeppestown, Johannesburg. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 29–38.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Helen Gao Guang’an, China—Jiang Xin leaves school at 2:30 p.m. everyday. On his way home, the 8-year-old usually lingers by the rice fields with his friends for an hour or so, squatting on the edge of a dirt road, where trucks loaded with coal roar by. They play with pebbles, exchange school...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 41–48.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Thea Johnson © World Policy Institute 2011 2011 World Policy Institute Quito—It is springtime in the capital of Ecuador, and that means everyone is celebrating Carnival , as are people all over Latin America. In the halls of the Fundación Colegio Americano—the American School...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 19–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., and as former executive director of UNICEF, I have met migrant children who trail their peers through no fault of their own, particularly when it comes to schooling. Their very status as migrants may be the first and greatest barrier to their education. They can become ensnared in institutionalized...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 58–62.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of society to bad governance, no electricity, no roads, no markets,” a former Boko Haram commander, Shagari, told me when I interviewed him in 2017. Shagari was a member of Boko Haram from 2004 until his arrest by the military in 2011. “He also used to teach that if you allow your children to go to school...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 81–89.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... Kenya’s free primary education policy was launched in 2003 as part of the Education for All movement, promoted by agencies at the United Nations and World Bank. It has successfully increased the gross primary school enrollment rate from 91 percent in 1999 to 112 percent in 2009—a number exceeding 100...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 20–23.
Published: 01 December 2017
... was to absorb some Sámi into mainstream Swedish society—while continually reminding us that we were still subordinate to Swedes—and to reduce the number of people considered “real” Sámi. In 1913, the government established boarding schools in the northern region exclusively for the children of Sámi herders, who...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 55–64.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Patriarchate W hit Mason The second day of the school year in Istan­ was the training ground for the sons of the bul was a good one to be indoors. The air wealthy and powerful Phanariot Greeks. was cool without being fresh and the leaden Originally merchants and shipowners, these skies...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the village, and Christopher Whitman, a New Englander from the United States, were sitting with the guys, some teenagers in high school, others in their twenties and working or in universities. Hamza, 28, moved to Bethlehem last February after getting married five months earlier, but he sees his family...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 39–45.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and systematic attempts to eliminate indigenous culture. French became the language of choice—used in schools, government affairs, business, and media—while measures were put in place to discourage the use of the vernacular. Britain, by contrast, accepted the principle of indirect rule and to some extent...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 102–110.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... The nation’s overseer of public health policy at Anvisa, the national agency for sanitary vigilance, Neílton Araújo de Oliveira, began his career as a doctor, later serving as city health secretary in Palmas, capital of the state of Tocantins, and was a creator of the Medical School of the Federal University...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of clergy and closing of schools. While new institutions have appeared, many are far less active than when the Greek population flourished. At one time, Rum Christians comprised the commercial and financial ruling class. Today they constitute a tiny remnant. In recent years, whether a tribute to its...
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