United Nations, Reform, and The Quest For World Order

United Nations, Reform, and the Quest for World Order

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One of the greatest transformation in the international system since the Treaty of Westphalia is the development of the United Nations (UN). The UN was established in 1945 following the Second World War to facilitate cooperation, security, and development among the world’s nations. Since its creation, the UN has made significant contributions towards the study of […]

Causes of Corruption in Transition

Causes of Corruption in Transition : Russia and China

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ABSTRACT: Although China and Russia have undertaken separate approaches to the transition process, they have both become plagued by systemic corruption. China’s corruption has arisen out of new opportunities that were not present under the old classless communism. These opportunities were created by Chinas gradualist approach to transition. Russia, on the other hand, witnessed a […]

Plutopia : The Worlds First Nuclear Cities

Plutopia : The Worlds First Nuclear Cities

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Kate Brown is a Professor of History at UMBC who studies 21st-century conflicts. Brown tends to focus her studies on communities that are typically excluded from the larger historical narrative. She is the author of, “A Biography of No Place: From Ethnic Borderland to Soviet Heartland,” the book ” Plutopia : Nuclear Families in Atomic Cities and […]