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Labour-Intensive Jobs for Women and Development: Intra-household Welfare Effects and Its Transmission Channels
(Journal of Development Studies vol. 54 no. 7, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-01)
We examine the welfare impacts of poor women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive income, consumption and poverty effects at household and individual levels. However, the women workers, their husbands and oldest ...
"Flooding our eyes with rubbish": urban waste management in Maputo, Mozambique
(Environment and Urbanization, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-01)
Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the one hand, and the everyday practices and diffuse forms of power of the poor ...
Deciding over nature: Corruption and environmental impact assessments
(Environmental Impact Assessment Review vol. 65, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-07-01)
Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) are an important analytic tool for identifying and potentially mitigating project risks and negative environmental and societal impacts. Their usefulness, however, depends on how ...
Strategies of Self-Proclaimed Pro-Life Groups: Effect of New Religious Actors on Sexual Policies
(Latin American Perspectives vol. 208 no. 43: 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-01)
Over the past few decades political processes recognizing and broadening sexual and reproductive rights have produced a reaction from conservative sectors seeking to block those gains. Although the Catholic Church hierarchy ...
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)
Demand for second-stage land certification in Ethiopia: Evidence from household panel data
(Land Use Policy vol. 41, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-11-01)
Ethiopia has implemented one of the largest, fastest and least expensive land registration and certification reforms in Africa. While there is evidence that this ‘first-stage’ land registration has had positive effects in ...
Gold and governance: Legal injustices and lost opportunities in Tanzania
(African Affairs vol. 110 no. 439, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-01-01)
Following advice from the World Bank, and hoping for economic growth and independence from donors, a number of African countries have opened up opportunities for large-scale mining by foreign investors over the last decade ...
The Battle over abortion rights in Brazil's state arenas, 1995-2006
(Health and Human Rights Journal vol. 19 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-06-01)
This article proposes a relational approach to the study of abortion law reform in Brazil. It focuses on the interaction of pro-choice and anti-abortion movements in different state arenas and political contexts. It details ...
Legal Pluralism And Indigenous Women’s Rights In Mexico: The Ambiguities Of Recognition
(NYU Journal of International Law and Politics vol. 48 no. 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-06-01)
This article explores the effects of the ambiguous recognition of indigenous or “customary” law in Mexico on the struggle of indigenous women to ensure their rights are respected. After outlining the history of legal changes ...
Enhancing Public Service Ethics in Bangladesh: Dilemmas and Deterrents
(Journal article, 2014-05-01)
There may be many factors that diminish or destroy trust in governmental institutions. However, none may destroy trust easier or faster than unethical behavior or blatant corruption by public officials. Bangladesh is rated ...