Contemporary Review

Founded in 1866, Contemporary Review is a scholarly journal published quarterly. Contemporary Review Company Ltd. owns and publishes this journal, and its editorial headquarters is in Oxford, United Kingdom.Contemporary Review covers a number of topics, including politics, international affairs, literature, art and art history. Its region and its audience are international. Dr. Richard Mullen is the editor; Dr. Alex Kerr is the managing editor; Dr. James Munson is the literary editor; and Anselma Bruce is the associate editor. James LoGerfo, Robin Findlay and Charles Foster are the editorial advisers.

Articles from Vol. 270, No. 1576, May

Export Processing Zones and the Developing World
From the five million children working in Thailand's unregulated factories to girls working for less than 9 US cents per hour for multinationals in Bangladesh the popular image portrayed by developing country industrialisation is one reminiscent of...
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Keeping English Correct
In the early years of this century there was some discussion about setting up an 'English Institute'. This was to be modelled on France's Institute Francaise and was to be given the power to pronounce on the use of English by English-speakers, at...
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Ministers and the Civil Service in 1997
When a new or re-elected Government takes office this month, it expects to find a fully operational and smoothly running machine awaiting it. Indeed the Civil Service puts effort into making a good first impression; the moment a new Minister puts...
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Removing Nuclear Waste from the Arctic
The maritime industries are facing an enormous challenge in an international project to clean up the former Soviet Union's principal nuclear dustbin in the Arctic. The work costing billions of dollars in international investment may well begin following...
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Rome Prepares for the Millennium
Rome is getting ready for its most important appointment at the end of this millennium. The main celebrations in the city at the end of this century and the beginning of the twenty first will be dedicated to the Christian holy year: the Jubilee. The...
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Rothschild's Violin on Film
It is rare to discover a one-act operatic gem that has been banned for thirty years but when it also happens to bear the stamp of Shostakovitch it is indeed an event to savour. This is, however, the case with Rothschild's Violin, a film version of...
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The Chief Rabbi's Politics of Hope
It is only right and proper that such a lapidary tract for the times as Jonathan Sacks' The Politics of Hope (Jonathan Cape. 15.99[pounds sterling]. ISBN 0-224-04329-3) be given even more exposure. On balance there has been more justifiable hype and...
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The Dying of Biodiversity
LIP-SERVICE to the safeguarding of the degenerating natural world is now routine with politicians: they could all be reading from the same script. Each year the number of `protected' habitats grows proportionately to the worsening of conditions in...
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The European Union and Secession
Could Britain leave the European Union? Whatever the political stance, it is a question which should be answered even in merely legal and technical terms. The short answer is that there is no provision for withdrawal or secession in any of the...
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