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Journal Article
The Measurement of Ethnic and Religious Divisions: Spatial, Temporal, and Categorical Dimensions with Evidence from Mindanao, the Philippines

An ever-expanding body of empirical research suggests that ethno-religious divisions adversely impact a host of normatively desirable objectives linked to the quality of life in society, implicitly representing a strong challenge to multiculturalist ...

Ethnic relations Religion
Working Paper
Searching for religious discrimination among Anganwadi workers in India: An experimental investigation

This paper examines whether, in India, discriminatory practices by government-employed child caregivers along religious lines, lead to differential health outcomes among the care receiving children...

Discrimination in employment Field experiments Health
Working Paper
For whom does the phone (not) ring?: Discrimination in the rental housing market in Delhi, India

Using an audit experiment carried out on of India’s largest real estate websites, we document striking variations between landlords’ treatment of upper-caste Hindus, Other Backward Castes, Scheduled Castes, and Muslims...

Caste Discrimination in housing Equality and inequality
Journal Article
Innovative Delivery Mechanisms: Australian Aid Partnership with Churches in Papua New Guinea

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Social Policy and Development

Economic assistance and foreign aid Religion
Working Paper
The Conceptualization and Measurement of Ethnic and Religious Divisions: Categorical, Temporal, and Spatial Dimensions with Evidence from Mindanao, the Philippines

A large body of recent quantitative work on the ‘diversity detriment’ hypothesis finds that ethno-religious diversity is linked with a host of societal ills, implying in turn a strong challenge to multiculturalist theory and policies...

Ethnic relations Religion
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (November 2012)

Tony Addison This month saw the visit of Kaushik Basu, the World Bank’s new Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Development Economics, to talk about the global crisis and the impact on emerging economies at a UNU-WIDER seminar...

Agriculture Conflict management Economic development
Research Brief
Delivering Aid Through Religious Organizations

Australia has a plan to double its Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) by 2015. To attain this goal identifying new channels through which aid can be delivered, and used, as effectively as possible is crucial...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Religion
Working Paper
Risk Experiments in Gains and Losses: A Case Study for Benin

The aim of this paper is to expand our knowledge on risk aversion among the poor by conducting experiments that do not only test risk aversion in small and large stakes but also in risky gains and risky losses...

Households Management Poor
Working Paper
Innovative Delivery Mechanisms for Increased Aid Budgets: Lessons from a New Australian Aid Partnership

The Australian government will double its Official Development Assistance by 2015 (over 2010 levels). Innovative delivery mechanisms will be required to ensure aid is spent efficiently...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Religion
Book Chapter
Iraqi Asylum Migrants in Jordan: Conditions, Religious Networks and the Smuggling Process

From the book: Poverty, International Migration and Asylum

Emigration and immigration Human rights Religion
Working Paper
Iraqi Forced Migrants in Jordan: Conditions, Religious Networks, and the Smuggling Process

This paper describes and analyses the case of Iraqis who, in the 1990s, have arrived in Jordan as forced migrants, and have continued to Western Europe or Australia as asylum migrants...

Emigration and immigration Human rights Religion
Book
Identity Politics and Women: Cultural Reassertions and Feminisms in International Perspective

Identity politics refers to discourses and movements organized around questions of religious, ethnic and national identity...

Nationalism Religion Women
Book
Gender and National Identity: Women and Politics in Muslim Societies

This lucid and accessible collection explores gender and national identity within political movements in the Middle East, the Maghreb and South Asia...

Feminist economics Nationalism Religion
Book
Gender and National Identity: Women and Politics in Muslim Societies (paperback)

This lucid and accessible collection explores gender and national identity within political movements in the Middle East, the Maghreb and South Asia...

Feminist economics Nationalism Religion
Book
Identity Politics and Women: Cultural Reassertions and Feminisms in International Perspective

Identity politics refers to discourses and movements organized around questions of religious, ethnic and national identity...

Nationalism Religion Women
Book Chapter
Politics, Islam, and Women in Kano, Northern Nigeria

From the book: Identity Politics and Women

Religion Women
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