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'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 ...
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 ...
The ugly poetics of violence in post-accord Guatemala
(Forum for Development Studies vol. 36 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-10-26)
With the signing of the Peace Accords in 1996 Guatemala's credentials of democratic governance was re-established, but as media reports and the international community have observed, the killing and crimes of the civil was ...
What does it mean to be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique
(World Development vol. 117, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-01)
Motivated by the siloed nature of much poverty research, as well as the challenge of finding inclusive operational definitions of poverty, this study reflects on the merits of seeking to reconcile economic (quantitative) ...