First Place — Tangled Roots: Migration and Juvenile Crime in China

This piece appeared in the 2017 Acheson Prize Issue of the Yale Review for International Studies. Why truly meaningful Juvenile Justice reform in China requires solving the migrant dilemma and reforming the Hukou system Introduction The juvenile […]

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Second Place — Singapore’s violations of the right to the freedom ...

This piece appeared in the 2017 Acheson Prize Issue of the Yale Review for International Studies. Introduction Singapore frequently comes under criticism from the international community for its violations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), […]

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Honorable Mention — The Realities of the Rise of an Islamist Group ...

This piece appeared in the 2017 Acheson Prize Issue of the Yale Review for International Studies. Introduction The concept of an Islamic state is central to traditional Islamic thought. Since the dissolution of Muhammad’s “perfect” Islamic state […]

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Third Place — A Reluctant Partnership: Daniel Ortega and His Vexed R ...

This piece appeared in the 2017 Acheson Prize Issue of the Yale Review for International Studies. A comparative analysis of Daniel Ortega’s interactions with COSEP and the private sector elite from the Sandinista Revolution to 2016 “The […]

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Honorable Mention — The Political and Economic Implications of Brex ...

This piece appeared in the 2017 Acheson Prize Issue of the Yale Review for International Studies. Introduction On June 23rd 2016, Great Britain shocked Europe and the rest of the world by voting to leave the European […]

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Potential Peacemaker or Just Another Sp ...

Participants of the Belt and Road Forum. Introduction   Many experts have recently taken a keener eye to the activities of China in the Middle East, especially following heightened Chinese involvement …

Coverage and Reach, Affordability and C ...

Abstract With cash transfer programmes, food subsidies, and other social protections, Mozambique’s welfare state addresses several critical areas of extreme poverty or vulnerability. Yet, the government, under Frelimo leadership, …

Book Reviews

The Sword Also Means Cleanness

Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly, and the Making of the Modern Middle East. By Scott Anderson. Doubleday, 2013, 592 pp. $28.95. It begins with his eyes, “light blue and …

Review: China Airborne by James Fallows

With a recent glut of books from political commentators attempting to explore the modern Chinese economy, China Airborne by James Fallows stands out for its unique industry-specific focus. James Fallows, a …

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