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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 9–18.
Published: 01 March 2000
... 1 9 9 9 . Tocqueville s Missionaries C ivil Society Advocacy and the Prom otion o f Dem ocracy Omar G. Encamación Civil society, an old and, until fairly re­ to) champion democratic/governance re­ cently, largely forgotten concept in politi­ forms.”2 cal...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 56–66.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Rebecca R. Moore Copyright © 2001 World Policy Institute 2001 Rebecca R. Moore is associate professor ofpolitical science a t C oncordia C ollege. She is w riting a book on the role ofdemocracy promotion in U .S. human rights policy. China’s Fledgling Civil Society...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 38–48.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Omar G. Encarnación Copyright © 2002 World Policy Institute 2002 Omar G. Encarnación is assistant professor of political studies at Bard College. He is the author 0/ Civil Society in the Age of Democratization: Myths, Realities and Lessons, St. M artin’s Press, forthcoming...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
... central roles in forming the nature of societies and governments. But only recently, within the past century or less, has the competition or selection of man vs. woman determined the nature of government, its citizens, and the way the two interact. We asked our panel of global experts how the interplay of...
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World Policy Journal (2008) 25 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2008
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Robbie Corey-Boulet "Either we hide who we are and are at peace with society, or we live publicly, and we are cut off," says Carmen, a 31-year-old from western Cameroon. Journalist Robbie Corey-Boulet writes that in Cameroon and Ivory Coast, gender roles restrict women's financial independence and...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 71–79.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Jill Filipovic India’s ban on sex-selective abortions in 1994 was designed to increase gender equality and send the message that girls and women are valued in society. But the law has also come at a cost, according to Jill Filipovic . Many poor women now find that they can’t access second-trimester...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 38–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... interested in inequality have tended to ask how black people are living, black rights movement sacross the Americasare demanding that society confront a more difficult question: How are black people dying? That is exactly what activists throughout Latin America have been doing. The names of Rodrigo Martins...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Fernanda Canofre When a society fails to confront the dark episodes of its history, it leaves its past vulnerable to distortion and exploitation, argues journalist Fernanda Canofre. Brazil has never properly investigated the crimes of its military dictatorship period (1964-1985), and far-right...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2017
... World Policy Journal , we learn about the linkages between right-wing notions of family and economic reforms, the challenges of parenting in increasingly fragile societies, and the ways in which the concept of family is being reasserted and redefined. In our Portfolio section, we showcase the work of...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Christopher Shay Harsh punishment, militarized policing, and extrajudicial killings do not make societies safer, writes Christopher Shay . Yet, even in countries where criminal justice remains elusive, grass-roots organizers, especially in concert with politicians and researchers, can hold...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Elmira Bayrasli; Lauren Bohn As long as institutions are male-dominated, society will continue to look to men as authorities, argue guest editors Elmira Bayrasli and Lauren Bohn, the co-founders of Foreign Policy Interrupted. The solutions to today's problems cannot be constructed in the minds of...
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Published: 01 September 2017
Nassiba, a fashion designer, plays with her son Bilal in their home in Jeddah. After her marriage ended, Nassiba kept sole custody of Bilal, a rarity for divorced mothers in Saudi Arabia. “Society constrains the definition of a divorcee. What you can or can’t do remains under the control of others More
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 9–13.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Thorbjørn Jagland It is important to underscore that religions are profound markers of identity. For Muslims and non-Muslims to understand one another, we need to deepen interreligious dialogue. We must debate the role of religion in our society, and we need to discourage the use of religion as...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 59–67.
Published: 01 December 2002
... co-religionists. Today, moderate Islamism— ideas. They castigated traditional institu­ with its emphasis on democratic accounta­ tions as the very source of the social immo­ bility and civil society— is on the upswing bility and political decay that had facilitated throughout the region...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and unique value (that is, open discussion), but also a means of developing the habit of moderating the dangerous tendencies so much on display in too many societies today. Our experience has been that society’s capacity for tolerance grows stronger through exercise. At this moment, the notion of...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2013
...David A. Andelman © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute Tran Thihoa The ability to create, sustain, and develop work in a pleasant and profitable environment is the touchstone of success for an economy, a society, and a government. Productive work has been the...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2014
... sexes that are crying to be redressed, gaps in income and aspirations, and persistent historic discrimination in a host of societies. These are the variety of challenges and opportunities that we set out to explore in the Spring issue of World Policy Journal. We begin with Big Question, featuring...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 15–21.
Published: 01 September 2012
... common, which is shocking, because it means no one trusts this society. Yes, the rich and officials can be glamorous. They can buy luxury goods from the West and can be powerful at work. But they have no trust, because they’re immoral; they’re wrong, and the money they get is only because of the...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 59–69.
Published: 01 June 2014
... that “the religious discourse in the entire Islamic world has cost Islam its humanity,” and has further added that there “must be an enlightened religious discourse to protect society from alien ideas.” These declarations complement the broader backlash to rising militancy and the beginnings of a...