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Power (Economics)
Book Chapter
The Political Economy of Taxation and Tax Reform in Developing Countries

From the book: Institutional Change and Economic Development

Economic development History (Finance) Power (Economics)
Working Paper
Ethics, Rhetoric and Politics of Post-conflict Reconstruction: How Can the Concept of Social Contract Help Us in Understanding How to Make Peace Work?

Since existing injustices and the quest for justice are seen to be the main causes for violent clashes, it is often claimed that the restoration of justice must be the most important goal of post-conflict reconstruction...

Conflict management Justice, Administration of Power (Economics)
Working Paper
International Organizations as a Profession: Professional Mobility and Power Distribution

The role of international organizations grows with the acceleration of globalization and the increasing importance of global governance. However, thus far, only limited and rather narrow research has been generated on the subject...

Elite (Social sciences) International agencies Labor mobility
Working Paper
The Political Economy of Taxation and Tax Reform in Developing Countries

Taxation provides one of the principal lenses in measuring state capacity, state formation and power relations in a society...

Economic development History (Finance) Power (Economics)
Working Paper
Women's Status and Children's Food Security in Pakistan

This study examines the role of women's intra-household status relative to men in children's food security in Pakistan...

Children Equality and inequality Food security
Working Paper
Indivisibility, Fairness, Farsightedness and their Implications for Security

This paper is concerned with the problems of achieving lasting peace. One dimension includes fairly sharing the post-war economic and political pie or the peace dividend. This requires post-war allocations that are envy free...

Conflict management Economic development National security
Book Chapter
Winners of the Reforms: The New Economic and Political Elite

From the book: Inequality and Social Structure During the Transition

Elite (Social sciences) Post-communism Power (Economics)
Book Chapter
Sex Workers in Calcutta and the Dynamics of Collective Action: Political Activism, Community Identity, and Group Behaviour

From the book: Group Behaviour and Development

Group decision making Nonprofit organizations Organizational behavior
Working Paper
Sex Workers in Calcutta and the Dynamics of Collective Action: Political Activism, Community Identity and Group Behaviour

This paper explores the nature of collective action and group behaviour through a case study of a highly successful political organization of poorer sex workers in Calcutta...

Group decision making Nonprofit organizations Organizational behavior
Book Chapter
Liberia and Sierra Leone: The Competition for Patronage in Resource-Rich Economies

From the book: War, Hunger, and Displacement

Failed states Natural resources Power (Economics)
Book Chapter
Power and Water: The Coming Order in Southern Africa

From the book: The New Regionalism and the Future of Security and Development

International economic relations Natural resources Power (Economics)
Working Paper
Humanitarian Emergencies and Warlord Economies in Liberia and Sierra Leone

This paper explains correlations between humanitarian emergencies and political economies of 'failing states' in Liberia and Sierra Leone...

Failed states Natural resources Power (Economics)
Book Chapter
Smallpox in Two Systems of Knowledge

From the book: Dominating Knowledge

Health Knowledge, Theory of Power (Economics)
Working Paper
Smallpox in Two Systems of Knowledge

Health Knowledge, Theory of Power (Economics)
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