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Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE): women’s economic empowerment and poverty in post-t...
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'The law is just background noise': the politics of land governance in urban Pakistan...
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Understanding industrial parks
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The Global Governed? Refugees as Providers of Protection and Assistance
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Trade unions and collective bargaining in urban labour markets: the case of West Bengal
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Electoral integrity: sub-national India
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Monitoring Marange: human rights surveillance, the Kimberley Process, and Zimbabwe’s blood diamond...
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Politics of citizenship and settlement in Ahmedabad in the aftermath of the 2002 Gujarat riots in...
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Negotiating time use: an inter-generational mixed methods approach to household decision-making on...
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Simukai Chigudu
Associate Professor of African Politics
Carmen Contreras Romero
Research Student
Efser Rana Coskun-Turkmen
Student Visitor
Frances Cossar
Research Student
Julie Dayot
Research Student
Cheryl Doss
Senior Departmental Lecturer in Development Economics and Associate Professor
Sleiman El Hajj
Visiting Fellow
Sherine El Taraboulsi-McCarthy
Research Student
Arndt Emmerich
Research Student

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27 Mar, 2019
New Young Lives book examines how poverty affects children's well-being and development and how policy can help
27 Mar, 2019
New Young Lives book examines how poverty affects children's well-being and development and how policy can help
26 Mar, 2019
OPHI and Oxford University launch social enterprise to help business fight poverty
20 Mar, 2019
DPhil Sa’eed Husaini co-authors new Oxford Dictionary of African Politics
14 Mar, 2019
RSC publishes new research brief on Venezuelan migration to Colombia
01 Mar, 2019
New special issue edited by Nandini Gooptu explores skill development in India
28 Feb, 2019
Investigation by former MPhil and team into Cameroon killings wins Royal Television Society award
20 Feb, 2019
New ESRC-funded project to explore what happens to countries after peacekeepers leave
20 Feb, 2019
New ESRC-funded project to explore what happens to countries after peacekeepers leave

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26 Nov, 2018
'The Failed National Improvement Scheme That Was Demonetisation'. Nikita Sud writes for the Wire
23 Nov, 2018
'Refuge, Reformed'. Alex Betts writes about innovations in Kenyan refugee camps for Foreign Policy
30 Oct, 2018
'I don't think that we can shy away from the legacies of the slave trade and how they're still with us'. Dan Hodgkinson joins debate on university slave trade reparations on BBC Radio Ulster's Talkback
30 Oct, 2018
'Opposing labour market Uberculosis'. Ivan Manokha writes for openDemocracy on the significance of the recent strike by Uber workers
30 Oct, 2018
'How not taxing the rich got Pakistan into another fiscal crisis'. Adeel Malik writes for Al Jazeera
15 Oct, 2018
'When foreign "do-gooders" do more harm than good in Liberia'. Robtel Neajai Pailey writes for Al Jazeera
14 Oct, 2018
Race-based citizenship in Liberia and Sierra Leone. Robtel Neajai Pailey discusses her postdoctoral work on BBC World Service's Weekend
19 Sep, 2018
'Refugees expert: ‘More displacement’ to come as returning Syrians face myriad obstacles back home'. Syria Direct interviews Ali Ali
03 Sep, 2018
'Simukai Chigudu: The politics of epidemics'. Simukai Chigudu interviewed by the British Medical Journal

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