Now showing items 1-10 of 85
When Men do Women's Work : Structural Adjustment , Unemployment and Changing Gender Relations in the Informal Economy of Accra, Ghana
(Journal article, 2007)
Economic crisis and structural adjustment in Ghana have put large numbers of formal sector employees and civil servants out of work. This informalisation process has gendered consequences. Unemployed people, rural–urban ...
Ways to Regain Afghan Trust
(Journal article, 2007-01-01)
If humanitarian agencies are to regain the trust of the Afghans it remains of crucial importance that they continue to demonstrate their distance from the military forces. The military forces need to understand and respect ...
Fighting for Prosperity: Reflections on the Crisis and Politics of Poverty in Bolivia
(Iberoamericana. Nordic Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies vol. 36 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2006-01-01)
Entre loi et coutumes. L'interconnexion normative dans les cours de justice de Kaboul
(Diogène vol. 239-240, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
Le système juridique afghan est formé de pratiques coutumiè-res, de principes de la shari‘a, de lois promulguées par l’État et denormes internationales. Cet arsenal a généralement été étudié enprêtant une attention ...
Stones on the Road: the Politics of Participation and the Generation of Crisis in Bolivia
(Bulletin of Latin American Research vol. 25 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2006-01-01)
Multiculturalism and pluralism in secular society: Individual or collective rights?
(Ars Disputandi : The Online Journal for Philosophy of Religion vol. 5, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-11-01)
This paper discusses multiculturalism in view of collectivistic cultural structures in immigrant communities. Women in religious minority communities are ruled according to collectivistic structures when it comes to ...
Access to Justice and Human Rights in Afghanistan
(Journal of Crime, Law and Social Change vol. 60, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
In anthropological and legal literature, the phenomenon termed ‘legal pluralism’ has been interpreted as a co-presence of legal orders which act in relation to their own ‘levels’ of referring ‘fields’. The Afghan normative ...
Law as an Anti-Value. Justice, Violence and Suffering in the Logic of Becoming
(Anthropology Today vol. Vol 30(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-01-01)
Anthropologists are chronologically only the latest to have adopted justice (and injustice) as an object of (critical) inquiry. Even among anthropologists, however, the radical critical cry that law is the instrument par ...
Between Law and Customs: Normative Interconnections in Kabul’s Tribunals
(Diogenes vol. Vol. 60(3-4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-01-01)
The Afghan normative scenario is composed of customary practices, shari’a principles, laws promulgated by the state and international law. Studies on this arsenal tend to give special attention to the coexistence and/or ...
Law in Afghanistan: A Critique of Post-2001 Recontruction
(Journal of Critical Globalization Studies vol. 6, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
This article provides a critical reflection on the efforts at legal reconstruction initiated in 2001 by the international community and the Afghan government. Its aim is to highlight some of the more controversial factors ...