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The fluid meanings of female circumcision in a multiethinic context in Gambia. Distribution of knowlegde and linkages to sexuality
CMI Report | Jan 1990
The fluid meanings of female circumcision in a multiethinic context in Gambia. Distribution of know
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The empirical base of the paper is a Gambian multiethnic urban context. It is discussed how the label prostitute seems to be used as a metaphor ...
Prostitute, Fertility, Gender construction, Gambia
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
Event | 10 Oct 2007
The Karrayu in the Upper Awash Valley are nomadic pastoralists with a traditional migratory pastoral mode of existence. Expanding and 'disempowering' development interventions in the form of large-scale agricultural enterprises and conservation schemes, threaten the Karrayu's traditional way of living.
CMI Brief | Dec 2017
Significant petroleum discoveries in Tanzania have shaped the country’s political discourse in recent years, with politicians promising ...
violence, natural resources, petroleum, politics, Mtwara, Tanzania
Book | Apr 2015
The field of transitional justice has recently seen a surge of interest in the issues of effectiveness and impact. This book examines the effects ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Journal Article | Apr 2014
The Syrian revolt has over the past three years escalated into a massive humanitarian crisis with regional implications. The crisis is consistent ...
civil war, displacement, violence, refugees, IDPs, Syria, Lebanon, Syria, Lebanon
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Anthropologists are chronologically only the latest to have adopted justice (and injustice) as an object of (critical) inquiry. Even among anthropologists, ...
Afghanistan, law, value, justice, violence
Explaining Variation in Violence After Civil war: A Comparative Analysis of Angola (2002-2009) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (2003-2010)
Doctoral Thesis | Jan 2013
Explaining Variation in Violence After Civil war: A Comparative Analysis of Angola (2002-2009) and
Peacebuilding, postwar violence, collective violence. War duration, no. of factions, conflict settlement. Amnesties, prosecutions, ICC. Elections, economic growth, regional neighborhood. Statebuilding, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
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.
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
Event | 19 May 2010
The aim of this seminar is to take stock of the situation in Guatemala regarding poverty, security and indigenous rights and analyze the root causes of the disappointing developments following the signing of the peace accords in 1996.
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
Gender and Violence in Post-Conflict Settings Torunn Wimpelmann Handbook on Gender and Violence Laur
Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
Bangladesh has taken yet another turn on its downwards spiral from democracy to authoritarianism. On 8 February 2018, a Bangladeshi judge convicted ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Kriser og kriger – er det bruk for oss nå? - Nr 01 - 2017 - Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift - Idunn - tidsskrifter på ...
Which Grievances Make People Support Violence against the State? Survey Evidence from the Niger Delta
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Previous research has established a link between oil production and armed conflict in low- and middle-income countries. Oil-related grievances ...
Civilians’ Survival Strategies amid Institutionalized Insecurity and Violence in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2016
Civilians’ Survival Strategies amid Institutionalized Insecurity and Violence in the Nuba Mountains
Nuba, violence, insecurity, Sudan, South Sudan
CMI Insight | Feb 2015
Colombian president Juan Manual Santos has claimed a new approach to security politics in the violence-ridden South American nation. This Insight ...
Civil-Military Relations, Colombia
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
This chapter traces 30 years of transitional justice development following civil-military rule (1973–85) in Uruguay. The 1985 amnesty ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, Uruguay
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
A structured comparative analysis of one post-authoritarian case (Uruguay), two post-conflict cases (Rwanda and Angola), and one mixed case ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, impact analysis, Peru, Rwanda, Angola