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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.
Edited Book | Jan 2012
This volume examines the causes and purposes of 'post-conflict' violence. The end of a war is generally expected to be followed by an end to ...
peacebuilding, peace and conflict, security, violence, conflict, war
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2018
On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave ...
Event | 10 Sep 2008
The War on Terror has induced wars that have destroyed countries, killed, maimed, and displaced vast numbers of innocent civilians in different parts of the world.
Book Chapter | Mar 2013
The relationship between war(s) and migration is complicated by the fact that neither of the two are monolithic phenomena and the relationship ...
News | 27 Mar 2014
During the recent revolution in Egypt, Simon Bolívar- a man from a different war, a different century and a different continent- was watched over and embraced by protestors as a symbol for their struggle. Why?
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: - the growing case-based ...
Governance, Post-conflict/post-war, Accountability, Peace building
Journal Article | Jun 2013
This article analyses how state and non-state actors have tried to address the human rights violations and war crimes committed during the civil ...
Civil War, Gamba Spirits, Gorongosa, Human Rights, Local Justice, Mozambique, Transitional Justice, Mozambique
Journal Article | Oct 2013
As pointed out by Roeder and Rothchild (P. G. Roeder and D. Rothchild (eds), Sustainable Peace: Power and Democracy after Civil Wars (New ...
Power sharing after war, Sudan, South Sudan
Project | Aug 2006 - Dec 2008
The ending of wars is often followed by continued or new forms of violence in the affected states. Such violence, whether associated with ex-combatants, ...
peacebuilding, violence, armed conflict, post-war reconstruction, Angola, DR Congo, Afghanistan, Lebanon
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Kriser og kriger – er det bruk for oss nå? - Nr 01 - 2017 - Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift - Idunn - tidsskrifter på ...
Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic ...
CMI Brief | Dec 2016
Rural Angola has gone through decades of hardships with war and economic marginalisation – culminating with the current economic crisis. ...
poverty, rural, economic crisis, education, health, Malanje, Angola
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2012
Ten years after the end of its civil war, Angola, which is heading to the polls Friday, has been transformed into a regional African power with ...
poverty, oil, diversification, Angola
Peacebuilding and Democratic Consolidation in Post-War Guatemala: A Comparative Assessment of the Impact of Civil-Military Reforms in the Peace Accords
Master's Thesis | Dec 2007
This thesis seeks to combine institutional peacebuilding theory and democratization theory in order to understand the process and the result ...
Journal Article | Jan 2007
It is often said that a country that has experienced civil war has nearly a 50 per cent risk of sliding back into war within five years. This ...
civil war recurrence, peacebuilding
Project | Jun 2009 - May 2012
This project aims at improving our understanding of the implications of introducing power-sharing arrangements in post-war multi-ethnic states ...
Project | Jan 2005 - Aug 2012
This PhD project analyzes why countries that recently have had a civil war experience different levels of collective violence in the postwar ...
peacebuilding, civil war, postwar violence, Angola, DR Congo
Report in External Series | Aug 2019
Afghan paramilitary forces working with the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have long been a staple in the US war on terrorism ...
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2016
After the war broke out again in the border areas between the Sudans, a trading pattern known earlier as the “peace markets” reemerged. ...
war, Border, Coping mechanisms, markets, Sumbuk, trade, Livelihoods, Sudan, South Sudan, Southern Kordofan State