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Sedentarisation, modernisation and gender amongst the tuareg of the sahara

Professor Jeremy Keenan | Social Anthropology | 01 February 2003

The research will investigate the impact of sedentarisation and islamisation (a religious and political phenomenon) on the position and status of women in previously nomadic and predominantly matrilineal communities amongst the tuareg of the sahara, ...

Postdoctoral fellowship

Dr Timothy Bending | Environmental Planning/Planning | 01 October 2002

Postdoctoral fellowships

Public perceptions of risk, science and governance

Professor Nicholas Pidgeon | Interdisciplinary Studies | 22 August 2002

Where significant scientific and social uncertainty is involved in risk issues, the role of science within society has become a major nexus of both conflict and policy debate. This project will conduct detailed quantitative empirical work on how publ ...

Implementing the pfi: national imperatives and local policy networks

Professor Brian Salter | Political Science and International Relations | 01 January 2002

Originally launched in 1992, the private finance initiative (pfi) policy brings private capital to public schemes and is increasingly used as the vehicle for the funding of public services infrastructure, including that of the national health service ...

The impact of trade liberalization on bolivian manufacturing industry

Professor Rhys Jenkins | Economics | 15 February 1993

Abstract: the project set out to examine the effects of trade liberalization on the manufacturing sector in bolivia. The first step of the research was to establish the extent to which the changes introduced under the new economic policy did in fact ...

Identifying and correcting biases in the contingent valuation method

Professor Robert Sugden | Economics | 01 October 1992

Abstract: application abstract: public debate about transport projects often focuses on their environmental impacts, but in britain, these effects are not included in the formal economic evaluation of projects. There is now a large body of research w ...

Testing contract theory

Professor Bruce Lyons | Economics | 01 October 1992

Application abstract: in recent years, there have been significant advances in the theory of contracts, but empirical work has not kept pace. What research there has been, is almost exclusively on us experience, and then it looks mainly at empirical ...

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