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Parenting skills programmes and social reconstruction in postwar guatemala

Dr Anita Schrader Mcmillan | Area & Development Studies | 01 July 2005

Very little is yet known about the nature of child-rearing in guatemala and specifically about disciplinary practices or expression of nurture to children by primary carers.   the study begins by identifying factors which increase or reduce the ...

Reducing the security risk in low-income countries

Professor Paul Collier | Economics | 01 July 2005

In 2004 there were 19 major armed conflicts, all of which are classified as intra-state wars. Although international wars attract enormous global attention, they have become infrequent and brief. Civil wars usually attract less attention, but they ha ...

Youth elites and distinction in a northern namibian town

Dr Mattia Fumanti | Social Anthropology | 01 July 2005

This anthropological project on post-apartheid namibia documents different processes of social stratification and elite formation in rundu, a middle-range town on the angolan border. In particular it focuses on the emergence of a youth elite in rundu ...

Analysing partnership in aid chains: a catholic church case study

Professor Stephen Morse | Human Geography | 01 June 2005

The research is centred on an analysis of partnership in aid chains. The focus will be upon four catholic-based donors in europe (cafod, england and wales; misereor, germany; trocaire, ireland) and the us (catholic relief services, crs) and their rel ...

The potential and limits of self-representation at tribunals

Professor Michael Adler | Socio Legal Studies | 01 June 2005

The research, which involves a telephone survey of 1,600 tribunal users, observation of 80 tribunal hearings, and post-hearing interviews with tribunal users, chairmen and members, and with the president and chief executive of the five tribunals in t ...

War trophies in the western military

Professor Simon Harrison | Social Anthropology | 01 June 2007

Anthropological accounts of warfare in many indigenous societies have described the taking of heads or other body parts as trophies. Such practices have sometimes been considered a hallmark of 'primitive' warfare, epitomising its savagery and irratio ...

The coalition of the willing and the construction of security

Dr Matt Mcdonald | Political Science | 24 May 2007

Prior to the international invasions of afghanistan in 2001 and iraq in 2003, both of which were defined as part of the global 'war on terror', governments of states involved in these operations spent a significant amount of time and effort defining ...

Non-governmental public action in the middle east: historical perspectives

Dr Rachel Alexander | Economic & Social History | 01 February 2007

This project investigates leadership in non-governmental public action in iraq, egypt and syria by analysing the national movements which emerged in all three countries after world war two.  it will analyse how non-governmental public action was ...

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