Recent Submissions

  • War and Rural Development in Africa: 

    Swift, Jeremy (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1996)
  • Contemporary Warfare in Africa: 

    Waal, Alex de (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1996)
    Summaries This article attempts to synthesize a coherent analysis of the ways in which warfare in Africa has changed since the end of the Cold War. Strategies used by governments to combat insurgencies and counter the ...
  • Towards a Gendered Understanding of Conflict 

    Byrne, Bridget (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1996)
    Summaries Conflict has only recently been examined in the context of development studies and a gender analysis is frequently lacking. Nevertheless a gender analysis is an important tool for understanding how economic, ...
  • Livestock Raiding Among the Pastoral Turkana of Kenya: 

    Hendrickson, Dylan; Mearns, Robin; Armon, Jeremy (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1996)
    Summaries The long?persisting and erroneous conception of famine among the pastoral Turkana of Kenya as an essentially ‘drought?driven’ event has given way to growing recognition today of the key role which livestock ...
  • Conflict Management for Multiple Resource Users in Pastoralist and Agro?Pastoralist Contexts 

    Cousins, Ben (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1996)
    Summaries The article addresses conflict management in contexts where pastoralists and agro?pastoralists are engaged in multiple resource use systems. In these a resource is used by more than one owner, either for the ...
  • Agricultural Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity in Post?war Rwanda: 

    Pottier, Johan (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1996)
    Summaries Early comments on the impact of the conflict on Rwanda's food production capacity claimed that the loss of harvests and seeds was virtually total. Almost instantaneously, it was revealed that a solution existed: ...
  • The Mental Health of War?damaged Populations 

    Parker, Melissa (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1996)
    Summaries This article draws upon the psychiatric, psycho?analytic and anthropological literature to show that we know very little about the psychological consequences of war and upheaval in the non?Western world. The ...
  • Military Humanitamnism and the New Peacekeeping: 

    Slim, Hugo (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1996)
    Summaries This article examines the rise of the military humanitarian policy of the United Nations since 1992 and outlines the new military doctrine on peacekeeping. First it explores how a military based approach to the ...