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The State-Orchestrated Financialization of Housing in Turkey – Housing Policy Debate – article

The State-Orchestrated Financialization of Housing in Turkey Melih Yeşilbağ | Housing Policy Debate 2019-11-12 This study presents an assessment of the political economy of housing in contemporary Turkey in conversation with the main issues of the financialization of housing (FoH) debate. Since the early 2000s, the built-environment scene in Turkey has been undergoing a radical …

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Workshop Negative: Political Theatre in Zimbabwe in the 1980s – Theatre Research International – article

Workshop Negative: Political Theatre in Zimbabwe in the 1980s Naila Keleta-Mae | Theatre Research International 2019-11-19 In 1980 the Republic of Zimbabwe became recognized internationally as an independent state. This independence marked a shift from white minority rule to black majority rule in the form of ZANU–PF in a transition in government that was fraught …

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The Transnationalist US Foreign‐Policy Elite in Exile? A Comparative Network Analysis of the Trump Administration – Global Networks – article

The Transnationalist US Foreign‐Policy Elite in Exile? A Comparative Network Analysis of the Trump Administration Nana De Graaff, Bastiaan Van Apeldoorn | Global Networks 2019-11-19 The presidency of Donald Trump – often framed as a result of a populist revolt against the elites of Washington and Wall Street – and his apparent break with the …

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One More Try: The International Solar Alliance and India’s Search for Geopolitical Influence – Energy Strategy Reviews – article

One More Try: The International Solar Alliance and India’s Search for Geopolitical Influence Sarang Shidore, Joshua W. Busby | Energy Strategy Reviews 2019-11-19 The International Solar Alliance (ISA) is a new initiative launched at the 2015 Paris climate conference by India, jointly with France. The ISA is the first international organization headquartered in India and …

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State, Market and Social Order: Myanmar’s Political Economy Challenges – European Journal of East Asian Studies – article

State, Market and Social Order: Myanmar’s Political Economy Challenges Giuseppe Gabusi | European Journal of East Asian Studies 2019-11-19 Since the beginning of the latest and most convincing phase of transition, Myanmar has emerged as the new possible frontier of economic development in Southeast Asia. Investors, political analysts, businessmen and NGOS alike have all rushed …

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Conservative Governments and Latin America’s Human Rights Landscape – AJIL Unbound – article

Conservative Governments and Latin America’s Human Rights Landscape Jorge Contesse | AJIL Unbound 2019-11-19 In 2009, as the American Convention on Human Rights turned forty, Left-wing governments ruled in almost all Latin American countries. The democratization wave that began in the late 1980s had produced a seemingly hegemonic turn to the Left—the so-called “Pink Tide.” …

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The Geoeconomics of Russia’s Greater Eurasia Initiative – Asian Politics & Policy – article

The Geoeconomics of Russia’s Greater Eurasia Initiative Glenn Diesen | Asian Politics & Policy 2019-11-19 Moscow is gradually replacing geopolitics with geoeconomics as power is recognized to originate from asymmetrical economic dependence. Geoeconomics entails state support for asserting control over strategic industries, transportation corridors, and instruments for international economic cooperation. Moscow endeavors to reposition Russia …

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Contemporary China-Japan Relations: the Politically Driven Economic Linkage – East Asia – article

Contemporary China-Japan Relations: the Politically Driven Economic Linkage Min-Hua Chiang | East Asia 2019-11-19 This article presents the importance of political factors in the development of China-Japan economic relations over the last four decades. The China-US reconciliation and the rise of the pro-China Japanese Prime Minister Tanaka Kakuei (1972–1974) led to the normalization of China-Japan …

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Foreign Policy Issues for America: the Trump Years; Counter-Terrorism From the Obama Administration To President Trump: Caught in the Fait Accompli War – International Affairs – article

Foreign Policy Issues for America: the Trump Years; Counter-Terrorism From the Obama Administration To President Trump: Caught in the Fait Accompli War Tom Watts | International Affairs 2019-11-19 At the core of Donald Trump’s pledge to ‘make America great again’ was the promise of change, including a significant recalibration of American foreign policy. Since his …

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Differential Turnout Decline in Norway and Sweden: A Generation of Apathy or Alienation? – Scandinavian Political Studies – article

Differential Turnout Decline in Norway and Sweden: A Generation of Apathy or Alienation? Viktor Orri Valgarðsson | Scandinavian Political Studies 2019-11-19 Voter turnout has been in a trend of gradual decline in most established democracies in recent decades and the reasons for this are by no means fully understood. While most studies agree that the …

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