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Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Implications for aid
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Third World Quarterly, 2015

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid to Support Fragile States

Book Chapter
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Palgrave Macmillan, 2014 - UK

Benin has seen a rapid proliferation of political parties since the country’s democratic transition in 1990. Recent counts suggest that over a hundred political parties are registered in this nation of just over 9 million people. No single party dominates the political landscape. Thus,...

Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected areas is a core component of peacebuilding. It includes support for the restoration of core government functions, delivery of basic services, the rule of law, and economic revitalization. Yet, while aid has been among the largest...

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Rachel M. Gisselquist - Routledge, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence. It is free to read at www.tandfebooks.com and offered as a free PDF download from Taylor & Francis Group and selected open access locations. Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected...

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– Learning from ‘Successful’ Interventions in Fragile Situations
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Routledge, 2017
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– Understanding Diverse Trajectories
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Routledge, 2017

Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its...

Working Paper pdf
Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Legal empowerment has become widely accepted in development policy circles as an approach to addressing poverty and exclusion. At the same time, it has received relatively little attention from political scientists and sociologists working on overlapping and closely related topics. Research on...

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

The articles in the forthcoming special issue are already available online on full open access. The special issue will be officially published in March 2019, vol. 55, issue 3. Legal empowerment has become widely accepted in development policy circles as an approach to addressing poverty and...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Journal of Development Studies, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

‘Legal empowerment’ is defined as a process of systemic change through which the poor and excluded become able to use the law to protect and advance their rights and interests as citizens and economic actors. Since the 2000s, legal empowerment initiatives have established a widely...

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– National and subnational influences
Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Across the world, we observe different experiences in terms of inequality between migrant and ‘host-country’ populations. What factors contribute to such variation? What policies and programmes facilitate ‘better’ economic integration? This paper, and the broader...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Rachel M. Gisselquist - World Development, 2020

External validity is a major challenge for experimental research. I offer a new perspective on this challenge, drawing on work on case studies and causal inference – the sort of material regularly covered in introductory methods courses in political science – to reflect on the use of...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Rachel M. Gisselquist, Danielle Resnick - Public Administration and Development, 2014
This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Danielle Resnick, Rachel M. Gisselquist - Public Administration and Development, 2014 - Oxford, UK

For more than two decades, addressing constraints to better governance in developing countries has been a priority issue for the international donor community. Recent changes to aid modalities have further prioritized the need for improving governance in a manner that ensures local ownership and...

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