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«Nowadays there are shoot-outs all the time». Women, children, and Police Pacification Units (UPPs) in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro.
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2016
Executive summary This CMI Working paper explores the implementation of the Brazilian government’s favela (shantytown) policing program, Unidades ...
Favela, Rio de Janeiro, police, Rocinha, women, children, security, Police Pacification Units, UPP, Brazil
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 exploration ...
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.
The Lost Peace. Collective Land Titling, Natural Resources and Armed Conflict in the Colombian Pacific
Event | 30 Sep 2010
What is the relationship between the change in the structure of land ownership and the dynamics of armed conflict in the Columbian Pacific, and how is it related to the planting and exploitation of palm oil?
News | 24 Mar 2015
Felipe doesn’t like it much, shootouts occur almost every day, but he knows that he can’t show any signs of weakness, so he tries to keep up appearances. Two weeks after arriving at Fazendinha he was shot in a confrontation with armed traffickers.
Journal Article | Nov 2016
This article shows how rituals occupy a key role in the negotiation of inter-religious relations on the island of Lombok. Building on Howe’s (2000) ...
Ritual, Risk, Rumours, Insult, Religious Pluralism, Indonesia
Book | Jan 2018
The Politics of the Headscarf in the United States investigates the social and political effects of the practice of Muslim-American women wearing the ...
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), adopted in Merida, Mexico in 2003, represents a remarkable achievement for international anti-corruption ...
UNCAC in a nutshell. A quick guide to the United Nations Convention against Corruption for embassy and donor agency staff
U4 Brief | Aug 2010
This guide provides an introduction for country-level embassy and donor agency staff on what the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) ...
U4 Issue | Sep 2014
Legislation prohibiting foreign bribery has been enacted and enforced by several countries, notably the United States and the United Kingdom, but its ...
international drivers of corruption
Book Chapter | Feb 2009
The United States Cathy Albisa and Jessica Leigh Schultz Social rights jurisprudence. Emerging tren
WID/Gender units and the experience of gender mainstreaming in multilateral organisations. Knights on white horses?
Commissioned Report | Jan 1999
(Evaluation Report 1/99)
Journal Article | Jan 1983
Dilemmas involved in defining and delimiting household units in rural surveys in Bangladesh Eirik G
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
Gendering Refugees. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and the Politics of Relief Kj
Project | Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
Water is essential to all aspects of human life. It is vital for public health, an essential component of national and local economies and a main a source ...
Brazil, Costa Rica, India, Peru and South Africa
Report in External Series | Jan 1997
This is an evaluation report of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). The evaluators found that UNRISD's research output ...
Research, United Nations, Global
Humanitarian and Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan, 2001-05 from Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. A Joint Evaluation. Main Report
Commissioned Report | Jan 2005
Humanitarian and Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan, 2001-05 from Denmark, Ireland, the Nethe
Humanitarian assistance, Development aid, Reconstruction, Evaluation, Asia: Afghanistan
The Specialized Units for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women in Afghanistan: Shortcuts or detours to women's empowerment?
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
The Specialized Units for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women in Afghanistan: Shortcuts or det
Wrong schools or wrong students? The potential role of medical education in regional imbalances of the health workforce in the United Republic of Tanzania
Journal Article | Mar 2010
Background The United Republic of Tanzania, like many other countries in sub-Saharan Africa, faces a human resources crisis in its health sector, with ...
The unending temporary. United Nations Relief and works agency and the politics of humanitarian assistance to Palestinian refugee camps 1950- 2012
Doctoral Thesis | Jan 2015
The unending temporary. United Nations Relief and works agency and the politics of humanitarian assi
UNRWA, Palestinian refugees, humanitarian assistance, refugee camps