• “A Civil-Military Alliance”: The Venezuelan Armed Forces before and during the Chávez era 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter (CMI Working Paper WP 2016:4, Working paper, 2016-05-01)
      Executive summary When Hugo Chávez (1954–2013) came to power in Venezuela in 1998, the military was bestowed with a new — and controversial — role in society. Being a former career military himself, a central tenant of ...
    • Dificuldades Permanentes: Pobreza Feminina em Malanje Rural, Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Silva, Osvaldo; Nangacovie, Margareth; Fortuna, Cláudio (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 4, Report, 2017-04-01)
      A pobreza rural em Angola é grave e diferenciada por género. Este artigo resulta de uma pesquisa de campo qualitativa realizada em 10 comunidades rurais do município de Kalandula, província de Malanje. Ele mostra que a ...
    • Género e pobreza no periurbano Luandense 

      Nangacovie, Margareth; Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter (CMI Report R 2019:05, Research report, 2019-07-01)
      A pobreza das mulheres é um tópico relevante para a compreensão das condições materiais da população e a sua relação com o género. Esta categoria de análise permite perceber as particularidades e especificidades das dinâmicas ...
    • «Nowadays there are shoot-outs all the time». Women, children, and Police Pacification Units (UPPs) in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro. 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter (CMI Working Paper WP 2016:7, Working paper, 2016-09-01)
      Executive summary This CMI Working paper explores the implementation of the Brazilian government’s favela (shantytown) policing program, Unidades de Pacificacion Policiais (UPP) or The Pacifying Police Units, from ...
    • Perpetual Hardships: Female Poverty in Rural Malanje, Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Silva, Osvaldo; Nangacovie, Margaret; Fortuna, Cláudio (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 4, Report, 2017-04-01)
      Rural poverty in Angola is severe and gendered. This brief draws on qualitative field research in ten rural communities in the municipality of Kalandula, Malanje province. It shows that female poverty is characterized by ...
    • Servants of the nation, defenders of la patria: The Bolivarian Militia in Venezuela 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:13, Working paper, 2015-01-01)
      In 2008, the government of now-deceased President Hugo Chávez in Venezuela passed a law creating what is known as the Bolivarian militia (Milicia Bolivariana), a reserve force composed by civilian volunteers supplementing ...
    • The gendering of poverty and inequality in rural Malanje, Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margaret (CMI Report R 2018:10, Research report, 2018-06-01)
      This report is concerned with analyzing the gendered dimensions of rural poverty, based on qualitative and quantitative research in the rural municipality of Kalandula in the northeastern province of Malanje, Angola. The ...
    • The gendering of poverty and inequality in rural Malanje, Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margaret (CMI Report R 2018:10, Research report, 2018-01-01)
      This report is concerned with analyzing the gendered dimensions of rural poverty, based on qualitative and quantitative research in the rural municipality of Kalandula in the northeastern province of Malanje, Angola. The ...
    • Violence against women in the context of urban poverty in Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margareth (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16, Report, 2016-10-01)
      Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in the context of urban poverty. Faced with day-to-day challenges for ...
    • Violência contra a mulher no contexto da pobreza urbana em Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margareth (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16, Report, 2016-10-01)
      A violência contra as mulheres é uma prática generalizada em Angola, pouco se sabendo ainda sobre a perceção que as mulheres têm deste fenómeno e como elas se relacionam com este problema. Este resumo, que resulta do projeto ...