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Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article examines the informal auhority wielded by civilian security groups (pamswakarsa) on the island of Lombok. Taking as its point of departure ...
News | 13 Aug 2015
In the past, Brazilian intellectuals have coined the term “metaphor of war” to account for the representations of the crime and violence in Rio de Janeiro. The logic of war is at the very core of Rio’s pacification of the favelas, which in practice is carried out through armed confrontations between the police and armed groups within pacified favelas, where the main objective (on both sides), in spite of the rhetoric of peace, is still to kill the enemy.
Factors influencing the use of reproductive health care services among married adolescent girls in Dang District, Nepal: a qualitative study
Journal Article | May 2019
Background: Child marriage is associated with adverse reproductive health outcomes, and the practice is still alarmingly common. Together with efforts ...
Child marriage, Reproductive health, Health care services, Health-seeking behaviour, adolescent health, Nepal
CMI Report | Jun 2014
Since the end of the civil war in 2006, Nepal has been on the edge of a peaceful but truly revolutionary change to restructure the state along federal ...
federalism, ethnic identity, regional identity, Nepal
Journal Article | Jan 2007
If humanitarian agencies are to regain the trust of the Afghans it remains of crucial importance that they continue to demonstrate their distance ...
Journal Article | Jan 2006
The paper analyses the central role played by the Malawian judiciary in the 2004 presidential and parliamentary elections. We argue that the judiciary ...
Elections, Africa: Malawi
CMI Report | Jan 2003
This report provides an overview of the political Islam in the Middle East, with a special emphasis on the Islamic resurgence in the Levant (Egypt, Israel, ...
Islam, Democracy, Politics, Middle East, Middle East
News | 27 Jun 2013
How can we make our democracy truly representative? Can participation be institutionalized? And who does the Maracanã stadium belong to?
News | 21 Jun 2013
Or isn't it? Do aid efforts to reduce child mortality actually work? Do projects aimed at female empowerment lead to less violence against women?
Acceptability of an economic support component to reduce early pregnancy and school dropout in Zambia: a qualitative case study
Journal Article | Nov 2019
Background: Cash Transfer (CT) schemes have become popular poverty reducing measures in many low and middle-income countries. Research indicates that ...
Acceptability, Cash transfer, adolescent health, Zambia, Zambia
Afghanistan’s history is intimately tied to world politics. The latest chapter of this relationship is the unprecedented statebuilding project ...
Journal Article | Jan 2019
Cooperative norms and behavior are considered to be essential requirements for sustainable stabilization and development in conflict-affected states. ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
The horn of Africa has the highest prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in the world, including in its most severe forms. Islamic texts ...
Female Genital Mutilation, Islam, violence against women, horn of Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2008
As Clifford Geertz remarked in his Islam Observed (1968), the idea of a 'changing' religion is a contradiction in terms, as religion is fundamentally ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Pakistan has one of the highest incidences of honour killings in the world. This is a major human rights issue that has received little attention outside ...
Traditional culture, Honour killings, Pakistan, Asia: Pakistan
Edited Book | Jan 1999
The Great Lakes region of Africa has seen dramatic changes. After a decade of war, repression, and genocide, loosely allied regimes have replaced old-style ...
Project | Sep 2004 - Dec 2005
This project is on the integration of armed groups in peace processes, focusing on how various types of armed groups - in terms of their embeddedness ...
Peacebuilding, Demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration, Social embeddedness, Afghanistan and Guatemala
Political scientist exploring intersections between law and politics
law and social change, legal institutions, rights-mobilization, human rights, social rights, health rights, environmental rights, democratic participation, democratic institutionalisaton, accountaibility instituions, constitutionmaking, constitutionalism, reconciliation, health policy, climate change, South Africa, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, India
Book Chapter | Jan 2015
This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. ...
Journal Article | Aug 2013
In September 2011 Bolivian police raided an encampment of several hundred indigenous people gathered to protest the government’s plan to build a ...
Bolivia, indigeneity, extraction, protest