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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 59–65.
Published: 01 June 2005
... is the author o/Student Protests in Twentieth-Century China: The View from Shanghai (Stanford University Press, 1991), and is the coauthor, edi­ tor, or coeditor of five other books, including Human Rights and Revolutions (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), a revised and expanded edition of which...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 30–37.
Published: 01 March 2016
...T.O. Molefe Students across South Africa have united not just to demand the end to rising university fees or the toppling of a statue but also to reject the ruling party’s liberal capitalist project. T.O. Molefe follows the countrywide student protests and analyzes the effectiveness of the theories...
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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): 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 (2011) 28 (2): 41–48.
Published: 01 June 2011
...—in the neighborhood of Carcelén, students are gearing up for the annual election of the school’s “princess.” This is no suburban prom queen selection. The election takes a beauty contest and transforms it into a grand display of wealth. One candidate is chosen from each of the tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 79–89.
Published: 01 December 2002
... to ensure that as the Financial Times reported, “successful “if a person has applied for a student visa, reform of Pakistan’s education system” fell they actually go to college or university.” squarely within Washington’s diplomatic This allayed but did not dispel fears of a interest. At issue...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 27–38.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Julia Harte Most Turks are proud of their country’s increasingly benevolent reputation. But some question why their government is spending tens of millions to educate Somalis when many Turks can’t afford to attend their own first-rate universities like Bilgi. One student, who requested anonymity...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 29–38.
Published: 01 June 2013
... local schools. In provincial cities such as Wuhan, Nanjing, and Yueyang, over 90 percent of migrant children have been assigned to public schools in the vicinity, according to government reports. In cities like Beijing and Shanghai, where the large number of migrant students makes the task of absorbing...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 91–98.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of which screen some 2,000 to 4,000 potential donors each year. Those who qualify donate 12 to 15 times over a six-month period in return for monetary compensation and the satisfaction of being able to help involuntarily childless couples. The majority of these donors are university students, who...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 84–90.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in Singapore in 1945. But things were not the same as before: The British Empire was in retreat and calls for independence were spreading. On May 13, 1954, almost 900 students from Chinese middle schools clashed with riot police while demonstrating against the colonial government’s desire to introduce...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 102–110.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of Tocantins. In his Ph.D. paper at the prestigious Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Oliveira observes that only 5 percent of recently graduated medical students are willing to work in small, remote towns. On the other hand, 60 percent want to become specialists. “This is mostly due to the university curriculum itself...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 70–80.
Published: 01 March 2014
... education in Ghana has ensured that Ghana’s educational results are still superior to South Africa’s. Ghana’s students outperform South African learners on standardized tests to measure levels of math and reading skills. The quality of Ghana’s education system even allows its graduates to compete globally...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 6–11.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and heartbreak. The manipulation of language and the repression of facts have aided the process of mass forgetting. The strategy’s success became clear to me in 2013 when I conducted a crude experiment on four Beijing university campuses to discover Chinese students’ familiarity with the most iconic image...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... experienced by Māori. Article 19 of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 protects affirmative action, a policy that manifests in many different spheres of society. Separate Māori seats in our Parliament have been in existence for over a century, universities maintain quotas for Māori student admittance...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 22–32.
Published: 01 March 2012
...James Angelos Many students tell similar love stories. No one describes theirs as an arranged marriage. Often, however, they seemed to know surprisingly little about the objects of their affection. One young woman says she met her fiancé at a friend’s “promise celebration,” something...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in east Caracas. At 6:30 a.m., security guards at Centro Social, Cultural y Deportivo Hebraica—a Venezuelan Jewish school and community center—are preparing to receive 1,500 students and their parents. Suddenly, a dozen investigative police vehicles surround the building. Some 25 armed officers storm...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 97–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 1980s, is now democracy’s elder statesman, sidelined in favor of Wong and the Federation of Students. Leung—once responsible for shaping public opinion on the Basic Law—has become an embattled symbol of Beijing’s misrule. And, as in 1989, the people of Hong Kong find themselves caught between Beijing’s...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 43–50.
Published: 01 September 2002
... political representa­ During the first decade of the Islamic tion within the context of Islamic gover­ Republic, the unchallenged authority and nance. Their outlook was informed by their charisma of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini participation as students in the revolution obscured the regime’s...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 45–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... inequality and Brahmin domination was Bhimrao Ambedkar (1891–1956), the leader of India’s Dalits. When Ambedkar was a young student, he was denied the opportunity to study Sanskrit at school or university, thanks to his outcaste status. He later responded by aggressively teaching himself not just Sanskrit...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 113–121.
Published: 01 September 2011
... superficially dynastic rule, were the proximate causes of the Arab Spring. From Mohamed Bouazizi, the 26-year-old Tunisian pushcart vendor who immolated himself in front of the provincial offices of Sidi Bouzid to the students and other youthful protestors who lit up Tahrir Square and brought down Hosni Mubarak...