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    The African Union: regional and global challenges

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016
    The Centre for Confl ict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a three-day policy research seminar in Cape Town, from 27 to 29 April 2016, on the theme “The African Union: Regional and Global Challenges”.
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    Tackling civil unrest: policing or redistribution?

    Microcon, 2008
    Using data from India, this briefing paper compares the effectiveness of redistributive transfers and policing in reducing conflict. It asks how policymakers can reduce and prevent civil unrest in highly unequal societies.
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    The Arab Reform Initiative

    The Arab Reform Initiative is a network of independent Arab research and policy institutes, with partners from the United States and Europe.
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    Security sector reform in the Arab region: challenges to developing an indigenous agenda

    The Arab Reform Initiative, 2007
    Argues that Western practitioners developing and promoting security sector reform (SSR) in the Arab world tend to emphasise its ‘technical aspects’, in the hope that de-politicisation will make it more acceptable to both Western donor governments and Arab recipient countries.
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    Elections, democracy and stability in Pakistan

    International Crisis Group, 2007
    This paper discusses the current political situation in Pakistan and its implications for democracy and future elections. It argues that President Musharraf faces the most serious challenge to almost eight years of military rule and that the choice is not whether a transition will come, but whether it will be peaceful and orderly, through free and fair elections, or violent.
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    A critical look at the charter on democracy, elections and governance in Africa

    Africa Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project, 2007
    This paper provides a critical analysis of the recently adopted African Union (AU) Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance in Africa (the Charter). It identifies issues that pose a threat to stability and democracy in Africa and focuses on an analysis into the root causes of unconstitutional changes of government.
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    Of broken social contracts and ethnic violence: the case of Kashmir

    Crisis States Research Centre, LSE, 2005
    This paper examines the conflict in Kashmir, arguing that the main reason for political discontent and resort to violence has to do with repeated infringement of the social contract by the central government of India, acting often in tandem with the state government. It first considers the theoretical debates concerning nationalism and ethnicity.