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    Supporting pastoral associations in Wajir: a manual for development practitioners

    Oxfam, 2000
    This manual was written in order to capture the wide body of knowledge and experience on development of Pastoral Associations which has emerged in Wajir (Kenya).This manual aims to:serve as a comprehensive ‘one stop’ reference on practical aspects of assisting PA formation and working with PAsshare experience and best practice for use by development practitioners in Wajir and other
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    Poverty, inequality and aid: rhetoric and reality

    Reality of Aid, 2001
    How much of the $56 billion that OECD countries counted as Official Development Assistance (ODA) in 1999 was 'real aid'? The question of whether aid is really reaching poor people is fundamental.In this Report, the authors' aim is not to belittle the progress that has been achieved.
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    Responding to terrorism: implications for regional and global stability

    Forum on Early Warning and Early Response, 2001
    Reviews the shortcomings in the most likely approaches, and regional and global implications of any U.S.-NATO campaign against terrorismFive key messages follow from the analysis:The failure to recognise that terrorism sometimes has a popular base in society raises the possibility that the anti-terror campaign will move ultimately against civilians who – for good or bad reasons -- suppo
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    The fall-out of military strikes against Afghanistan: regional and global risks

    Forum on Early Warning and Early Response, 2001
    Overview and analysis of the range of measures taken by the anti-terrorist alliance, the implications of these for regional stability in the Caucasus, Central Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and West Africa, as well as potential global scenarios and risks.Three key messages emerge from the analysis: The failure to recognise that terrorism sometimes has a popular base in society raises
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    Localism in Thailand: a study of globalisation and its discontents

    Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick, 1999
    This article indicates that the discontent over perceived negative impacts arising from liberalisation and globalisation need to be more carefully considered.The article finds that:the critiques emanating from non-governmental organisations and social movements are considered to be amongst the most significantan example of a critique of globalisation is localism.
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    Report of the Panel on United Nations Peace Operations

    United Nations [UN] Peacekeeping Operations, 2000
    Report of working party on the reform of UN peacekeeping operations in light of experience in Kosovo, Rwanda and SomaliaRecommendations include: Doctrine and strategy: The Panel calls for more effective conflict prevention strategies.
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    A pragmatic approach to humanitarian intervention

    Journal of Humanitarian Assistance, 2001
    This paper sketches several elements critical to successful reform of the intervention ‘regime’: the norms and institutions which shape and regulate humanitarian intervention.It argues that reform must be achieved through an open process that balances capacity to function with its perceived legitimacy.
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    An integrated approach to complex emergencies: the Kosovo experience

    Journal of Humanitarian Assistance, 2001
    In the wake of recent calls for ‘joined-up government’, collaboration and more effective strategic planning for the purposes of emergency response, disaster management and security sector reform, the closer examination of recent interventions is warranted.Operations in Kosovo, which have required a complex interweaving of civil, humanitarian and military structures, serve as a particularly valu
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    On the (im-)possible inclusion of humanitarian assistance into peacebuilding efforts.

    Journal of Humanitarian Assistance, 2001
    Focuses on the feasibility of including humanitarian action into peacebuilding strategies by taking a closer look at the reality of humanitarian organisations.Based upon the concept of peacebuilding, it discussed three sets of prerequisites for successfully combining humanitarian and peacebuilding efforts the compatibility of the objectives pursued in humanitarianism and peacebuilding
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    Cosmopolitanism and organised violence

    London School of Economics (=British Library for Political and Economic Science (BLPES)), 2000
    In this paper, the author argues for a cosmopolitan political project as a way of responding to the spread of ‘New Wars’.The article finds that:the nation-state system is exhausting itself‘new wars’ is an extreme manifestation of the erosion of the autonomy of the nation-stateglobalisation is a wild process involving interconnectedness and exclusion, integration and fragmentati

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