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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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 gender and sexuality has...
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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 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 A Force for Democratization? Rebecca R...
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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 (2008) 25 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2008
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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 (2017) 34 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of 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 my new job, as a senior editor at The Nation...
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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? Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Brazil Colombia black lives matter racism...
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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 (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...
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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...
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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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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
... together as a society—namely, our common values. These values are enshrined in the European Convention on Human Rights and in a comprehensive human rights system, which encompasses over 200 conventions, numerous monitoring mechanisms, and the Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg as the centerpiece. Human...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 59–67.
Published: 01 December 2002
...-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 (3): 15–21.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... They send their wives to give birth in Hong Kong or the United States, send their kids abroad to study, have their cash in foreign bank accounts, and they’re applying to be emigrants. and this is so common, which is shocking, because it means no one trusts this society. Yes, the rich and officials can...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 7–13.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the shallowest social roots inside the Arab societies. Most European countries preferred to support existing dictatorships, convinced that such regimes were the only bulwark against Islamism, showing a profound contempt for the ability of Muslim societies to adopt democratic institutions. After the Arab...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 59–69.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of a religious state and has chided the immoderate vein of contemporary Islamist thought. Sisi has even argued 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...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 47–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
... are shaped oppose gays serving openly in the American by two competing imperatives, one from the America’s Postmodern Military 47 society they serve and the other growing out are inherent in the soldier’s concept of duty. of the socially useful...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 53–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... future. So the idea of Islamic futures is that communities must take responsibility for thinking about the future. What would be a viable, dynamic future for Muslim society based on justice and equity, and the basic principles of Islam, what would that future look like? To develop some sort of vision...
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