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Fighting for Prosperity: Reflections on the Crisis and Politics of Poverty in Bolivia
(Iberoamericana. Nordic Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies vol. 36 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2006-01-01)
"Flooding our eyes with rubbish": urban waste management in Maputo, Mozambique
(Environment and UrbanizationEnvironment and Urbanization vol. 30 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-01)
Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the one hand, and the everyday practices and diffuse forms of power of the poor ...
Tax bargains in unlikely places: The politics of Zambian mining taxes
(The Extractive Industries and Society vol. 4 no. 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-04-01)
In developed nations, issues of taxation rank high on the agendas of political parties. In Africa’s new democracies taxation does not figure as a central campaign issue. Lack of attention to issues of taxation reflects the ...
'Goats eat where they are tied up': illicit and habitual corruption in Mozambique
(Review of African Political Economy vol. 45 no. 158, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-01)
The article shows that corruption is structural and omnipresent in Mozambican society, effectively legitimising corrupt practices at all levels. Using an anthropological approach, it argues that small-scale corruption has ...
The health status of adolescents in Ecuador and the country’s response to the need for differentiated healthcare for adolescents
(Reproductive Health vol. 14 no. 29, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-01)
Background Adolescents face a range of health problems but many barriers block their access to health services, and in particular to sexual and reproductive health services. The objective of this study was to assess the ...
Enemies of the state: Curbing women activists advocating rape reform in Sudan
(Journal of International Women's Studies vol. 18 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-01)
Sudanese women activists launched a legal campaign in 2009 calling attention to how the country’s Sharia based Criminal Act of 1991 produced impunity for sexual assault in the Darfur conflict. After years of mobilization, ...
Labour-Intensive Jobs for Women and Development: Intra-household Welfare Effects and Its Transmission Channels
(Journal of Development Studies vol. 54 no. 7, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-01)
We examine the welfare impacts of poor women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive income, consumption and poverty effects at household and individual levels. However, the women workers, their husbands and oldest ...
Deciding over nature: Corruption and environmental impact assessments
(Environmental Impact Assessment Review vol. 65, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-07-01)
Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) are an important analytic tool for identifying and potentially mitigating project risks and negative environmental and societal impacts. Their usefulness, however, depends on how ...
The Depoliticisation of Development and the Democratisation of Politics in Tanzania: Parallel Structures as Obstacles to Delivering Services to the Poor
(Journal of Development Studies vol. 44 no. 8, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2008-01-01)
Local democracy and the involvement of local communities in the provision of social services are central issues in the local government reforms that are presently being implemented in many developing countries. At the same ...
Kommentar til resultatbasert finansiering: Bør vi betale dr. Jekyll og søster Hyde for bedre mødre- og spedbarnshelse?
(Samfunnsøkonomen no. 9, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-01-01)
Kommentar i Samfunnsøkonomen til resultatbasert finansiering.