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    Securing Nairobi's poor neighbourhoods policy considerations for enhancing community participation

    Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies, 2017
    Kenya has grappled with extensive crime and insecurity, ranging from armed robberies, carjacking and street crime, to politically-motivated, ethnically-organised violence, resource conflicts and terror attacks that affect both rural and urban areas.
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    Mitigating electoral conflict in Kenya’s 2017 General Election

    Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies, 2017
    On 8 August 2017 Kenya is expected to conduct a general election in which new representatives at the county and national levels will be elected.
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    Economics, governance and instability in South Africa

    Institute for Security Studies, 2016
    FORTY YEARS AGO a combination of frustration against local government, the enforcement of Afrikaans  language policy, trade-union activism and the politicising impact of the black consciousness movement culminated in the Soweto uprising of 16 June 1976.
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    The politics of governing natural resources in Ghana: Towards inclusive development?

    Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2016
    Ghana’s governance of its natural resource wealth is critical to after its development prospects. Natural resources dominate Ghana’s economy: in 2013, gold, petroleum and cocoa exports accounted for 70% of total exports.
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    Toward a South and Southern African Integrated Oceans Governance Framework

    Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2016
    Maritime security and oceans governance are rapidly becoming important international challenges.1 The importance and relative urgency to address these challenges gave reason for this symposium to be held, which was co-hosted by the Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD) and the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), funded by the Open Society Foundation (OSF) of South Afric
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    Why is prior consultation not yet an effective tool for conflict resolution? The case of Peru

    German Institute of Global and Area Studies, 2013
    This Working Paper from the German Institute of Global and Area Studies argues that new legislation in Peru will not help to turn prior consultations into a tool for conflict resolution as long as the normative framework itself is contested and the necessary basic conditions are not in place.
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    Thinking outside the box: exploring the critical roles of sports, arts, and culture in preventing violent extremism

    Hedayah, 2015
    Unlike traditional law-enforcement and military responses to terrorism and conflict, countering violent extremism (CVE) efforts take a preventive approach aimed at reducing the appeal and recruiting potential of extremist groups.
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    Arab countries between Winter and Spring: where democracy shock goes next!

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
    In recent years while the centrality of democracy in almost every facet of economic and social life has been well-established, the attention has now shifted towards capturing and modelling the possible ways a change in democratic setting in one country can affect others in the neighborhood.
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    The economic determinants of political Islam: an empirical investigation of the Arab Spring in Egypt

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
    This paper empirically studies the voting outcomes of the first post-revolution presidential elections in Egypt. In light of the strong success of Islamist candidate Mohamed Morsi, it identifies three dimensions which can affect voting outcomes: human capital stock, wealth and employment structure. The author finds that less educated, poorer and more unequal districts support more Islamists.
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    Net neutrality and antitrust: options for India

    Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
    In India, net neutrality continues to remain at the centre of a highly complex policy debate. It defies definition and throws up difficult questions over substantive as well as implementation-related aspects of access to the internet. Until recently, the country had not had the opportunity to display public support for the principles enshrined by net neutrality.

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