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(Center for Women's Studies in Belgrade, 2023-11-08)This paper seeks to lay out a critical feminist analysis of anti-gender discourse in 843 media texts published in Serbia from January 1, 2019 to October 31, 2022. A database with the largest coverage of mainstream news was ...
(Institute of Development Studies, 2023-11)Can citizen-led protests lead to meaningful economic redistribution and nudge governments to increase their efforts to redistribute fiscal resources? We study the effects of protests on fiscal redistribution using ...
(The Sanitation Learning Hub, Institute of Development Studies, 2023-12)To date, rural sanitation and hygiene are often conspicuously left out of discussions on climate change impacts on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services. There are few studies that illustrate the impacts of climate ...
Implementation Obstacles and Political Appeal of Environmental Taxes in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reflections from Selected Countries (Institute of Development Studies, 2023-11-29)Increasing the slow pace of adoption of environmental taxes across low-income countries has become a significant priority among international financial institutions, multilateral development banks, and international donors. ...
(Brill, 2023-09-29)Worldwide, civilians experiencing violence make agential choices about how they interact with conflict landscapes. This special issue assembles contributions that specifically deepen our understanding of nonviolent civilian ...