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Articles by Leslie Evans

Make Art/Stop AIDS Conference in India Attracts Wide Media Attention

David Gere, Global Impact Research grant recipient, draws leading Indian artists to workshop on using art to educate about the AIDS epidemic.
Published on: 7/28/2004
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Government Attacks on Area Specialists Called Disservice to U.S. Middle East Policy

Rashid Khalidi sees perils for the U.S. in empire building while ignoring its own professional Middle East experts and the history of the region.
Published on: 6/29/2004
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Some Improvement in Long Slump, But Japan's Economic Woes Not over Yet

Journalist Sam Jameson sees banks as weakest point in shaky recovery.
Published on: 6/21/2004
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Trade Blocs, Neoliberalism, and the Quality of Life in Latin America

UCLA conference explores Mercosur, NAFTA, and the Free Trade Area of the Americas.
Published on: 6/16/2004
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Hamilton High Students Briefed on Mideast

Historian James Gelvin reviews five major Middle East problems.
Published on: 6/14/2004
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Centenary of Ralph Bunche Celebrated by Conference at UCLA

Frank discussions examine the Nobel Prize winning diplomat's contributions to African Studies, his controversial role in the Congo crisis of 1960, and his legacy of trusteeship for emergent and failed states.
Published on: 6/11/2004
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Spirit Possession Religions and Popular Rituals Flourish in Vietnam

Mother Goddess religion as well as local gods and shamans have strong following despite official disapproval.
Published on: 6/8/2004
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Government's Role in Development: The Case of Brazil under the Workers Party

Sociologist Peter B. Evans modifies his "embedded autonomy" theory to take account of the pressures of international finance on Third World states and alternatives to an industrialization strategy.
Published on: 6/2/2004
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Forgiveness in East Timor, But Where Is the Justice?

Five years after the Indonesian massacres in East Timor, reconciliation meetings in many villages have tried to restore the broken bonds between the two sides, but the Indonesian generals who ordered the killings have never been brought to trial.
Published on: 5/28/2004
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Is Europe Unable to Assimilate Its Growing Islamic Minority?

Peter O'Brien suggests that liberalism leads to xenophobia when it finds it cannot reshape people to its model of life.
Published on: 5/26/2004
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