Assessing the extent and characteristics of the impact of the “Arab Spring” on the political trajectory of Libya has proven a difficult task.
The Asian Development State emerged after WWII as an alternative and effective model of economic development when compared to the dominant US model.
Under the guise of women’s ‘empowerment’ and and ‘rights to ones own body,’ Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori disguised the economic ideology of the regime.
Do the lessons learned from the rapid economic growth of the Tigers from the 1960s through the 1990s have a practical application in contemporary development?
The role of the state as the facilitator of capitalist interests has limited the Bolivian government in its ability to initiate a break from neoliberal economics.
The emergence of violent crime after war should be considered as the product of a multiplicity of sources associated with conflict and with larger structural dynamics.
Drug trade has manufactured a deterioration of the federal state, but alarmist discourse conflates heterogeneous local effects with political issues at the national level
The WTO undermines international environmental rules. Yet, the WTO’s decisions comply with the mandates for which it operates which do not cover environmental protection.
The movements of 2011 were motivated by multiple grievances, but the common underlying factors were socioeconomic grievances and a rejection of the neoliberal program.
Rapidly rising international food prices caused the urban middle class to experience acute food insecurity, which is linked to the unrest resulting in the Arab Spring.
Neo-liberalism in the self-proclaimed guise of an eutopia allows violence against other utopias, thus validating the very concerns espoused by classical liberal scholars.
Alternative development programmes, and supply-side policies in general, have been ineffective in combating illegal drug production at the national and regional level.