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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (1): 39.
Published: 01 March 2007
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., to abuse our precious freedoms with your fundamentalist ideas, and to infect our population with your third-world unworthiness. Standing in those queues, I wondered, what happened to the concept of hospitality? That is, the original meaning of the word, derived from the Latin hospes , meaning both...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 81–93.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and the Question of Turkish Responsibility (Metropolitan Books, forthcoming). Turks, Armenians, and the “G-Word” Belinda Cooper an d Taner Akcam History has its long-buried minefields the accession of a nation with a Muslim posted with warnings that trespassers can majority...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 119–126.
Published: 01 March 2011
... considers itself—reality perhaps notwithstanding—the heart and soul of the continent. The book is titled Vous N'aurez Pas le Dernier Mot (You Won't Have the Last Word ), and its authors are the writer-actor Jean Piat, of the Comédie Française, and Patrick Wajsman, the founding editor of Politique...
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 March 2007
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 76–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... off to find a rumored Ebola museum some 140 miles outside Freetown. I first learned of the museum from a vaguely worded Sierra Leonean newspaper article back in 2015. Then I forgot about it until two years later, when I had an intriguing email exchange with another anthropologist who had worked...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 9–13.
Published: 01 June 2018
....” Yet none of these leaders have used their words to greater effect than Duterte. And none have put their words into action nearly as much. The 73-year-old mayor burst onto the national scene in 2016 at a transformative time for his country (and for the world, for that matter). The Philippines had...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 39–42.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Journal editors asked His Majesty to illuminate, in his own words, the roots of Jordan’s extraordinary record of security and democracy and the unique challenges posed by the complex neighborhood where his nation finds itself. Illustration: Jeff Danziger Illustration: Jeff Danziger © World...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 7–12.
Published: 01 March 2012
... experimenting with an audience-diversification technique. Some speakers can be induced to be more careful with their words when they know they will be heard by a wider group, which presents opportunities for new policy and advocacy. Where the audience is not already broadened, it can be useful to diversify...
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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 (2012) 29 (1): 43–47.
Published: 01 March 2012
... is the role of the Académie Française today? Djebar: I was wondering that myself. They come for me every week, and I don’t know what this role even means. I participate in the discussions—we take a word and we begin to detail it, use it in context, employ it in some sort of expression. WPJ...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 16–18.
Published: 01 March 2012
... for World Policy Journal : Tongai Leslie Makawa, known throughout the rap world by his performance name Outspoken is one of Zimbabwe’s leading spoken word poets. His poem “The Freedom Train” addresses the inaccurate use of the term “Freedom” in today’s Zimbabwe. Verity Norman Aboard...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 43–46.
Published: 01 March 2005
... that there is not a foot ther has any doubt. Commentators make of land or territory annexed to the emperor’s comparisons to the great empires— to the title.” Roman Empire; to the nineteenth-century “Imperialism” did not appear as a word British and French empires. Is the so-called until the nineteenth century...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 97–103.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., and the coining of hybrid words that are native neither to Hindi nor to English. The cumulative result of all these developments is Hinglish—a word that many find as distasteful as the phenomenon it captures. Turn the TV to any Hindi-language channel, watch any current Bollywood film, open the pages of any...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 55–59.
Published: 01 March 2017
... sorts of words that have been abused. Words like freedom and democracy become suspect. Trump can’t make abusive words into policy, but he can make it into the dominating aesthetic, and it’s up to us to resist it. George W. Bush was obviously no great orator, but he saw the point of excellence. He...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 9–12.
Published: 01 March 2017
... rendering of Yo’ldoshev’s tract, Husniddinov outlined Akromiya’s nefarious plan to carry out civilian attacks—a plan that, again, did not exist. (Yo’ldoshev’s actual text was a set of musings on Islam that did not even contain the word “Uzbekistan,” much less call for its destruction.) Husniddinov invented...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 6–11.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Liyong, who served five years in Beijing Municipal No. 2 jail alongside Miao in the 1990s. “All the time he has been in prison, he has been resisting the government. For example, they wanted him to do forced labor, but if he didn’t want to do it, he wouldn’t do it.” Sun described a man of few words...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Meanwhile, and considering the circumstances, they may have to resign themselves to the words of their president. “ Hasta el 2021,” he often says, meaning that he will be in power for 22 years, until the bicentennial of the Battle of Carabobo, when Simón Bolívar secured Venezuela’s independence. One...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 94.
Published: 01 December 2006
...) Kipling, Rudyard; “Mesopotamia” (XXII: 3) Akcam, Tañer, and Belinda Cooper; “Turks, Armenians, and the Klausen, Jytte; “Europe’s Muslim Political Elite: Walking a Tight­ * ‘G-Word (XXII: 3) rope” (XXII: 3) Allen, Charles; “The Hidden Roots of Wahhabism in British India” Kiip^u, Maria...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Those in power use their monopoly on free speech to manipulate language and demonize certain groups. For instance, the only unifying tongue across the country is English. The homophobic government frequently suggests that since the word “homosexual” doesn’t exist in any native languages, homosexuality...
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