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Exploring the spatio-temporal processes of communal rangeland grabbing in Sudan
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-01-01)
The persistent policy of successive Sudanese governments in favouring large-scale agricultural investments at the expense of traditional land use is creating material differences among significant groups of the population. ...
Troublesome threesome: Feminism, anthropology and Muslim women's piety
(Feminist Review no. 98, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-01-01)
This article critically addresses recent anthropological and feminist efforts to theorize and analyse Muslim women's participation in and support for the Islamic revival in various manifestations. Drawing on ethnographic ...
The Women's Quota in Conflict Ridden Sudan: Ideological Battles for and against Gender Equality
(Women's Studies International Forum vol. Volume 41 no. Part 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
This article explores women's substantive representation in Sudan's National Assembly. It examines the extent to which female legislators in the National Assembly represent women's interests, paying special attention to ...
Counter-mobilization against child marriage reform in Africa
(Political StudiesPolitical Studies, first published online: December 1, 2017 vol. 66 no. 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-01)
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional institutions enjoy constitutional authority. To explore differences between states ...
Islam and gender in Europe: Subjectivities, politics and piety
(Feminist Review no. 98, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-01)
'Is Islam reconcilable with feminism?' asks Haideh Moghissi (1999), echoing a concern that is currently dramatized in numerous ways across and beyond Europe. The growing presence and visibility of Muslims in European liberal ...
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) ...