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The study of specific developing countries and regions underpins our empirical enquiry into our four research themes.

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Pathways to post-extractivism in Latin America
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Redesigning agrifood systems
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Decolonising knowledge and pluralising science
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Politics of the poor: banking on Universal Basic Income in India
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Barriers to youth employment in South Africa
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Consolidating power and shifting coalitions in Bangladesh
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Cities and dominance: urban strategies and struggles in authoritarian transitions
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Humanitarian Search and Rescue Interventions
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Environmental ethics of indigenous people in the Amazon region
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Christopher Adam
Professor of Development Economics
Geraldine Adiku
Research Student
Aisha Ahmad
Research Student
Rakib Akhtar
Research Student
Olanshile Akintola
Research Student
Saja Taha Al Zoubi
Visiting Researcher and Postdoctoral Fellow, Christ Church
Jocelyn Alexander
Professor of Commonwealth Studies
Ruben Andersson
Associate Professor of Migration and Development
Masooda Bano
Professor of Development Studies

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10 Mar, 2020
Young Lives awarded £9.4 million to continue research into children and youth
10 Mar, 2020
Young Lives awarded £9.4 million to continue research into children and youth
10 Mar, 2020
Young Lives awarded £9.4 million to continue research into children and youth
10 Mar, 2020
Young Lives awarded £9.4 million to continue research into children and youth
Moctar Kane headshot
20 Feb, 2020
Moctar Kane chosen as one of five new African Union Youth Ambassadors for Peace
18 Feb, 2020
New book by Prof Simukai Chigudu explores the political life of cholera in Zimbabwe
17 Feb, 2020
New book by Masooda Bano explores revival of Islamic rationalism
Four indigenous activists in front of a brick building in Oxford
12 Feb, 2020
Brazilian activists, intellectuals and policy actors visit Oxford to debate attacks on indigenous rights
30 Jan, 2020
New book co-edited by Raufu Mustapha offers fresh insights into Islamic radicalisation in Nigeria

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17 Mar, 2020
'The Modi government is facing a crisis of credibility in the political as well as economic sphere'. Nikita Sud quoted by Bloomberg
01 Mar, 2020
'Push comes to shove, it is the demands of dominant groups that are given primacy in state policy and practice'. Nikita Sud comments for Reuters on conflicts over common land in India due to conservation and tree planting efforts
29 Jan, 2020
'He lacks the traditional skill set of a president but has the popular mandate to get himself a good team. Instead he has allowed himself to be advised incorrectly'. Robtel Neajai Pailey quoted by Al Jazeera on growing unpopularity of Liberia's George Weah
28 Jan, 2020
'Cronies Everywhere'. Kemal Dervis reviews Adeel Malik's book Crony Capitalism in the Middle East for Project Syndicate
22 Jan, 2020
'Coexistence and strife'. Joerg Friedrichs' book 'Hindu-Muslim Relations' reviewed in The Hindu
22 Jan, 2020
'No country for the needy: Bosnia fails to house its displaced'. Jessie Barton-Hronesova comments for Balkan Insight
10 Jan, 2020
'In India, a more repressive and ham-fisted regime has shown every sign of buckling down on protests'. Nikita Sud quoted in Bloomberg article on the differing US responses to the quelling of protests in India and China
10 Jan, 2020
'In India, a more repressive and ham-fisted regime has shown every sign of buckling down on protests'. Nikita Sud quoted in Bloomberg article on the differing US responses to the quelling of protests in India and China
08 Jan, 2020
'Textbook authoritarianism Is playing out in India'. Nikita Sud writes on the limits to India's authoritarian turn under Modi for the Wire

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