Posts Tagged ‘Global Studies Review Vol. 8 No. 2 Summer 2012’

Human Trafficking in Historical Perspective

BY T. MILLS KELLY In an op-ed published in multiple American newspapers on November 9, 2010, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote that, “For decades, the problem [of human trafficking] went largely unnoticed. But 10 years ago this week, President Clinton signed the Trafficking Victims’ Protection Act [TVPA], which gave us more tools to […]

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State-Sponsored Nuclear Proliferation: Why States Share Nuclear Weapons Technology

BY GREGORY D. KOBLENTZ State-sponsored nuclear proliferation, defined as a government’s intentional assistance to another state to acquire the means of producing nuclear weapons, including the transfer of weapons-grade fissile material, the technology to produce weapons-grade fissile material, or warhead design information, has had a crucial influence on the spread of nuclear weapons. The nuclear […]

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Challenges In Conflict Data Collection: Assessing The Spatial Characteristics Of Nutritional Status In Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq

BY HAMDIA AHMAD, TABAN K. RASHEED, LISA R. PAWLOSKI, AND KEVIN M. CURTIN It has been well-documented that significant difficulties arise when conducting field research in conflict areas.1 This article documents the process of collecting nutritional, anthropometric, and spatial data in a conflict region. Specifically, data were collected from more than 1,000 participants in the […]

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‘Don’t Disturb The Peace’: Post-Conflict Politics In Aceh, Indonesia

BY LESLIE DWYER When the tsunami came, tens of thousands of people were swallowed up in minutes by the waves. But here in this village, we were taken away two at a time, five at a time, ten at a time, for years. The families of those killed by the tsunami all have new houses, […]

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