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The gendered nature of security in El Salvador

The gendered nature of security in El Salvador

How has militarized masculinity hindered the implementation of democratic policing in El Salvador? Erika Rojas Ospina in the Journal of Human Security. 

Green economy, degradation narratives and land-use conflicts in Tanzania

Green economy, degradation narratives and land-use conflicts in Tanzania

While land-use conflicts in Africa are often thought to be due to natural resource scarcity and environmental degradation resulting from population growth, a new Noragric co-authored study demonstrates how degradation narratives may themselves be a key driver of conflicts in Tanzania. Mikael Bergius, Tor A. Benjaminsen & colleagues in World Development.

 
Anti-mining resistance in formal spaces of governance: The case of CASCOMI in Ecuador

Anti-mining resistance in formal spaces of governance: The case of CASCOMI in Ecuador

New study describes the strategies of resistance of an association of peasents and indigenous peoples against a megamining project in the southern Ecuadorian Amazon. Luis Sánchez-Vázquez & Esben Leifsen in the European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies.