Latest news from IDD Birmingham
Civil Wars Special Issue on ‘Beyond the Coup d’Etat? Perspectives on Civil-Military Relations in Africa
Civil Wars, based in IDD, published a special issue (22:2-3) exploring the different manifestations and implications of civil-military relations in Africa. Guest-edited by Christopher Day, Moses Khisa and William Reno, the double issue features articles on Uganda, Sudan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, DRC and Ghana.
Development Engagement Lab News
David Hudson published Development Engagement Lab Briefing Papers on the UK and US public’s attitudes towards international development in a time of COVID-19 and an accompanying Bond webinar. The project’s website includes recent data analysis and commentary on the 0.7% target, the DFID and FCO merger, and gender and COVID-19.
Developmental Leadership Program News
Jasmine Burnley, Niheer Dasandi and David Hudson published a DLP paper on the politics of consultation in donor-led reforms: The case of Myanmar’s investment law. An accompanying blog is here.
Cheeseman, Nic; Fisher, Jonathan; Hassan, Idayat and Hitchen, Jamie (2020). ‘Social Media Disruption: Nigeria’s WhatsApp Politics’, Journal of Democracy, 31 (3): 145-159.
Cheeseman, Nic and Pfeiffer, Caryn (2020). The Unintended Consequences of Anti-Corruption Messaging in Nigeria. ACE Working Paper, SOAS.
Craney, Aidan and Hudson, David (2020). ‘Navigating the Dilemmas of Politically-Smart, Locally Led Development: The Pacific-Based Green Growth Leaders’ Coalition’, Third World Quarterly, Online First.
Da Silva, Raquel and Fontana, Giuditta (2020). ‘Enacting the Prevent Duty in Primary Schools’, in Joel Busher and Lee Jerome (Eds), The Prevent Duty in Education: Impact, Enactment and Implications (London: Palgrave Pivot).
Gordon, Rebecca and Bose, Lakshmi S (2020). ‘Reflecting on Representation: Exploring Critical Tensions within Doctoral Training Programmes in the UK’, in Gail Crimmins (Ed), Strategies for Supporting Inclusion and Diversity in the Academy: Higher Education, Aspiration and Inequality (Palgrave Macmillan).
Janenova, Saltanat (2020). ‘ Public Administration Academies in Central Asia: ‘Government puppets’ or independent seats of learning?,’ Teaching Public Administration, 38 (2): 126-143.
Thomas, Sian Natasha; Weber, Sanne and Bradbury-Jones, Caroline (2020). ‘Using Participatory and Creative Methods to Research Gender-Based Violence in the Global South and with Indigenous Communities: Findings from a Scoping Review’, Trauma, Violence and Abuse, Online First.
Van Eekelen, Willem (2020). Rural Development in Practice: Evolving Challenges and Opportunities (London: Routledge).Weber, Sanne (2020). ‘From Gender-Blind to Gender-Transformative Reintegration: Women’s Experiences with Social Reintegration in Guatemala’, International Feminist Journal of Politics, Online First.