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  • Antibiotic Use in South East Asia and Policies to Promote Appropriate Use: Reports from Country Situational Analyses 

    Holloway, Kathleen Anne; Kotwani, Anita; Batmanabane, Gitanjali; Puri, Monika; Tisocki, Klara (2018 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2018)
    Inappropriate use of antibiotics is rampant in South East Asia1-6 and is a major contributor to antimicrobial resistance.7-9 However, data on antibiotic use are scant, few effective interventions to improve appropriate ...
  • Une Histoire Politique du Tonkpi dans l'Ouest Ivoirien. Marginalisation régionale et émergence de l'UDPCI 

    Allouche, Jeremy; Bley, Hyacinthe Digbeugby (Cairn.Info, 2017)
    The creation of a political party is generally associated with key personalities and/or a political ideology. Rarely, however, is its territorial rooting considered. This article examines the case of Tonkpi – the former ...
  • Uncovering 'Community': Challenging an Elusive Concept in Development and Disaster Related Work 

    Titz, Alexandra; Cannon, Terry; Krüger, Fred (Societies, 2018-08)
    In all areas of academic or practical work related to disaster risk, climate change and development more generally, community and its adjunct community-based have become the default terminology when referring to the local ...
  • Norms, Networks, Power and Control: Understanding Informal Payments and Brokerage in Cross-Border Trade in Sierra Leone 

    van den Boogaard, Vanessa; Jibao, Samuel; Prichard, Wilson (Journal of Borderlands Studies, 2018-08-25)
    Recent research has cast light on the variety of informal payments and practices that govern the day-to-day interactions between traders and customs agents at border posts in low-income countries. Building on this literature, ...
  • Gendered Health Systems: Evidence from Low- and Middle-Income Countries 

    Morgan, Rosemary; Ayiasi, Richard; Barman, Debjani; Buzuzi, Stephen; Ssemugabo, Charles; Ezumah, Nkoli; George, Asha; Hawkins, Kate; Hao, Xiaoning; King, Rebecca; Liu, Tianyang; Molyneux, Sassy; Muraya, Kelly; Musoke, David; Nyamhanga, Tumaini; Ros, Bandeth; Tani, Kassimu; Theobald, Sally; Vong, Sreytouch; Waldman, Linda (BMC, 2018-06-12)
    Gender is often neglected in health systems, yet health systems are not gender neutral. Within health systems research, gender analysis seeks to understand how gender power relations create inequities in access to resources, ...
  • Linking Smallholder Farmers to Markets on Extensive and Intensive Margins: Evidence from Nicaragua 

    Ebata, Ayako; Hernandez, Manuel A. (Elsevier Ltd., 2017-12)
    Access to modern commercialization channels is key for smallholder farmers to move away from subsistence farming and overcome poverty. However, achieving that goal is challenging for smallholders given their lack ...
  • True Values 

    Zebong, Nyah; Prichard, Wilson (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), 2018-05-16)
    Where property markets are still developing, there is little sales data on which to base valuations. As a result, it is more difficult to assign accurate property valuations, there is greater scope for abuse, and these ...
  • The Resource Nexus in an Uncertain World: a Non-Equilibrium Perspective 

    Srivastava, Shilpi; Allouche, Jeremy (Routledge, 2017-12)
    In recent years the concept of the resource "nexus" has been both hotly debated and widely adopted in research and policy circles. It is a powerful new way to understand and better govern the myriad complex relationships ...
  • Political Settlements as a Violent Process: Deconstructing the Relationship Between Political Settlements and Intrinsic, Instrumental and Resultant Forms of Violence 

    Tadros, Mariz; Allouche, Jeremy (Taylor & Francis Online, 2017-06-15)
    This article explores the opportunities and conundrums of understanding violence at critical junctures following ruptures in political orders through the prism of political settlements. While there is an emerging body of ...
  • Water Nationalism in Egypt: State-building, Nation-making and Nile Hydro-politics 

    Hanna, Ramy; Allouche, Jeremy (Routledge, 2018-05)
    The science of politics that characterizes IR-related hydropolitical theories might be too rigid to understand the various historical trajectories, diversity, and pathways of water-related interstate relations around the ...
  • Introduction: Political Settlements, Rupture and Violence 

    Tadros, Mariz; Allouche, Jeremy (Taylor & Francis Online, 2017-06-15)
    This Special Issue of Conflict, Security & Development explores the relationship between political settlements and violence. While there is an emerging body of scholarship on political settlements, its relationship to ...
  • Revenue-Maximising or Revenue-Sacrificing Government? Property Tax in Pakistan 

    Piracha, Mujtaba; Moore, Mick (Routledge, 2016-05-12)
    The idea that states seek to maximise their revenue collection has occupied a significant place in contemporary political economy analysis of taxation, and has helped us understand the history of state formation. It is, ...
  • Evidence to Action: Highlights From Transform Nutrition Research 

    Gillespie, Stuart; Hoddinott, John; Nisbett, Nicholas; Arifeen, Shams; van den Bold, Mara (SAGE Journals, 2018-08-05)
    Background: The Transform Nutrition (Transform) research consortium (2012-2017), led by the International Food Policy Research Institute, sought to generate evidence to inform and inspire action to address undernutrition ...
  • Uncertainty in Climate Science: Extreme Weather Events in India 

    Adam, Hans Nicolai; Mehta, Lyla; Srivastava, Shilpi (Economic & Political Weekly, 2018-08-04)
    In May 2018, multiple extreme weather events claimed scores of lives, damaged property and brought public life to a standstill in parts of India. In the aftermath of these events, a blame game ensued with some assigning ...
  • The Antimonies of Nature and Space 

    Collard, Rosemary-Claire; Harris, Leila M.; Heynen, Nik; Mehta, Lyla (Sage Journals, 2018-05)
    Maria, Irma, Harvey, Katrina – these have become more than names. They represent several of the most recent hurricanes that have devastated communities across North America and the Caribbean. As nature–society encounters, ...
  • Medium-Scale Commercial Farms in Africa: the Experience of the ‘Native Purchase Areas’ in Zimbabwe 

    Scoones, Ian; Mavedzenge, Blasio; Murimbarimba, Felix (Cambridge University Press, 2018-07)
    Across Africa there has been a growth in medium-sized farms, including in Zimbabwe following the land reform of 2000. What are the prospects of such farms driving new forms of agricultural commercialization? In this article ...
  • Social Protection and the World Food Programme 

    Sabates-Wheeler, Rachel; Devereux, Stephen (World Food Programme, 2018-01)
    WFP commissioned this Occasional Paper from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) to examine the relationship between food security, nutrition and social protection and to identify WFP’s potential contribution.
  • Gendered (In)Security in South Sudan: Masculinities and Hybrid Governance in Imatong State 

    Oosterom, Marjoke (Taylor & Francis Group, 2017-02-28)
    Despite the end of the civil war in 2005, many people in South Sudan continued to experience a deep sense of insecurity due to the many different types of violent conflict in the country. This sense of insecurity is ...
  • World Disasters Report 2014 – Focus on Culture and Risk 

    Cannon, Terry (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2014-10-16)
    This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters and risk influence culture. The report asks, for ...
  • ‘These Streets Are Ours’: Mumbai’s Urban Form and Security in the Vernacular 

    Gupte, Jaideep (Taylor & Francis Group, 2017-02-16)
    This article contributes to the growing literature on the spatial dynamics of urban violence in the developing world. It highlights the dialectic between urban form, violence and security provision as vernacular in nature, ...

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