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Recent journal publications

2017

Barrientos, A., & Kudebayeva, A. (2017). A decade of poverty reduction in Kazakhstan 2001-2009: growth and/or redistribution? Journal of International Development.

Gunawong, P. & Gao, P. (2017). Understanding e-government failure in the developing country context: a process-oriented study

Horner, R. (2017). Beyond facilitator? State roles in global value chains and global production networks. Geography Compass11(2). 

Kothari, U., & Arnall, A. (2017). Contestation over an island imaginary landscape: The management and maintenance of touristic natureEnvironment and Planning A.

Lavers, T. (2017). Land Registration and Gender Equality in Ethiopia: How State–Society Relations Influence the Enforcement of Institutional Change. Journal of Agrarian Change17(1), 188-207. [17(1)]

Müller, T. R. (2017). Post-liberation Politics and Political Space in Eritrea: Interrogating Aspirations among Educated YouthJournal of Development Studies.

Woodhouse, P., Veldwisch, G. J., Venot , J-P., Brockington, D., Komakech, H., & Manjichi , Â. (2017). African Farmer-led Irrigation Development: re-framing agricultural policy and investment? Journal of Peasant Studies44(1), 213-233. 

Zinzani, A. (2017). Beyond Transboundary Water Cooperation: Rescaling Processes and the Hydrosocial Cycle Reconfiguration in the Talas Waterscape (Kyrgyzstan-Kazakhstan). FMSH (Fondation Maison de Science de l'Homme) Working Papers, (127), 1-24.

2016

Abdulai, A. G. and S. Hickey (2016). "The politics of development under competitive clientelism: Insights from Ghana's education sector." African Affairs 115(458): 44-72.

Ali, I., et al. (2016). "A Decade of Sub-national Pro-poor Growth in Pakistan." Social Indicators Research: 1-19.

Banks, N. (2016). "Livelihoods Limitations: The Political Economy of Urban Poverty in Dhaka, Bangladesh." Development and Change 47(2): 266-292.

Banks, N. (2016). "Youth poverty, employment and livelihoods: social and economic implications of living with insecurity in Arusha, Tanzania." Environment and Urbanization 28(2): 437-454.

Barrientos, A. (2016). "Design and rural context in antipoverty transfers: Implications for programme outcomes." Global Food Security.

Barrientos, A. (2016). "Justice-based social assistance." Global Social Policy 16(2): 151-165.

Barrientos, A. (2016). "Social Assistance in Developing Countries: Growth, innovations and challenges." Social Security Research 23(1): 171-183.

Barrientos, A. and E. Amann (2016). "Is there a Brazilian Development Model? Main findings from a research programme." Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance(62): 7-11.

Barrientos, A. and J. M. Villa (2016). "Economic and Political Inclusion in Human Development Conditional Income Transfer Programmes in Latin America." Social Policy and Society 15(3): 421-433.

Barrientos, A., et al. (2016). "Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil." Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance(62): 33-40.

Barrientos, S., et al. (2016). "New dynamics of upgrading in global value chains: Shifting terrain for suppliers and workers in the global south." Environment and Planning A 48(7): 1214-1219.

Barrientos, S., et al. (2016). "Shifting regional dynamics of global value chains: Implications for economic and social upgrading in African horticulture." Environment and Planning A 48(7): 1266-1283.

Bastia, T. (2016). "Migration and older people in Bolivia: between opportunities and new vulnerabilities." British Academy Review 27: 66-69.

Bhaumik, S. K., et al. (2016). "Is Women’s Ownership of Land a Panacea in Developing Countries? Evidence from Land-Owning Farm Households in Malawi." Journal of Development Studies 52(2): 242-253.

Campos, N. F., et al. (2016). "Corruption and economic growth: An econometric survey of the evidence." Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 172(3): 521-543.

Dimova, R., et al. (2016). "Corruption and economic growth: An econometric survey of evidence." Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 172: 521-543.

Dimova, R. and A. Savoia (2016). "Institutions: Evolution, Path Dependency, Anachronisms and Impact." Journal of Development Studies 52(2): 161-165.

Dubb, A., et al. (2016). "The Political Economy of Sugar in Southern Africa – Introduction." Journal of Southern African Studies: 1-24.

Duncombe, R. (2016). "Mobile Phones for Agricultural and Rural Development: A Literature Review and Suggestions for Future Research." European Journal of Development Research 28(2): 213-235.

Hickey, S. and S. King (2016). "Understanding Social Accountability: Politics, Power and Building New Social Contracts." Journal of Development Studies 52(8): 1225-1240.

Horner, R. (2016). "A New Economic Geography of Trade and Development? Governing South–South Trade, Value Chains and Production Networks." Territory, Politics, Governance 4(4): 400-420.

Horner, R. (2016). "Pharmaceuticals and the global South: a healthy challenge for development theory?" Geography Compass 10(9): 363-377.

Horner, R. (2016). ""The rise of the BRICs in Africa: the geopolitics of South-South relations" P. Carmody Book Review." International Development Planning Review 38(3): 339-340.

Jacoby, T. (2016). "Global Fascism: Timing, Support and Strategy." Journal of Global History 11(3): 451-472.

Jacoby, T. (2016). "A Historical Perspective on the July 2016 Coup Attempt in Turkey." Insight Turkey 18(3).

Jacoby, T. (2016). "Theorizing Fascism: Cases, Comparison and Consensus." European History Quarterly 46(4): 702-706.

James, P. and P. Woodhouse (2016). "Crisis and Differentiation among Small-Scale Sugar Cane Growers in Nkomazi, South Africa." Journal of Southern African Studies: 1-15.

Jamil, I., et al. (2016). "Introduction to the special issue on administrative culture in developing and transitional countries." Administrative Culture in Developing and Transitional Countries: 1-3.

King, S. and S. Hickey (2016). "Building Democracy from Below: Lessons from Western Uganda." Journal of Development Studies: 1-16.

Knorringa, P. and K. Nadvi (2016). "Rising Power Clusters and the Challenges of Local and Global Standards." Journal of Business Ethics 133(1): 55-72.

Lavers, T. (2016). "Agricultural Investment in Ethiopia: Undermining National Sovereignty or Tool for State Building?" Development and Change 47(5): 1078-1101.

Lavers, T. and F. Boamah (2016). "The impact of agricultural investments on state capacity: A comparative analysis of Ethiopia and Ghana." Geoforum 72: 94-103.

Lavers, T. and S. Hickey (2016). "Conceptualising the politics of social protection expansion in low income countries: The intersection of transnational ideas and domestic politics." International Journal of Social Welfare.

Leisher, C., et al. (2016). "Does the gender composition of forest and fishery management groups affect resource governance and conservation outcomes? A systematic map." Environmental Evidence 5(1).

Mamman, A. and H. B. Zakaria (2016). "Spirituality and Ubuntu as the foundation for building African institutions, organizations and leaders." Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion 13(3): 246-265.

McGranahan, G. and D. Mitlin (2016). "Learning from Sustained Success: How Community-Driven Initiatives to Improve Urban Sanitation Can Meet the Challenges." World Development 87: 307-317.

Müller, T. R. (2016). "Acts of citizenship as a politics of resistance? Reflections on realizing concrete rights within the Israeli asylum regime." Citizenship Studies 20(1): 50-66.

Oldekop, J. A., et al. (2016). "100 key research questions for the post-2015 development agenda." Development Policy Review 34(1): 55-82.

Patel, K., et al. (2016). "Evaluating conflict surrounding mineral extraction in Ghana: Assessing the spatial interactions of large and small-scale mining." Extractive Industries and Society 3(2): 450-463.

Pickles, J., et al. (2016). "New end markets, supermarket expansion and shifting social standards." Environment and Planning A 48(7): 1284-1301.

Savoia, A. and K. Sen (2016). "Do We See Convergence in Institutions? A Cross-Country Analysis." Journal of Development Studies 52(2): 166-185.

Woodhouse, P. (2016). "African Farmer-led Irrigation Development: re-framing agricultural policy and investment? ." Journal of Peasant Studies.

Woodhouse, P. and P. James (2016). "Crisis and differentiation among small-scale sugarcane growers in Nkomazi, South Africa." Journal of Southern African Studies.

Woodhouse, P., et al. (2016). "The political economy of sugar in southern Africa." Journal of Southern African Studies.

Yanguas, P. and B. Bukenya (2016). "‘New’ approaches confront ‘old’ challenges in African public sector reform." Third World Quarterly 37(1): 136-152.

Zhang, Y. F. and P. Gao (2016). "Integrating environmental considerations into economic regulation of China's electricity sector." Utilities Policy 38: 62-71.

2015

Abdulai, A. G. and D. Hulme (2015). "The Politics of Regional Inequality in Ghana: State Elites, Donors and PRSPs." Development Policy Review 33(5): 529-553.

Agarwal, B. (2015). "The power of numbers in gender dynamics: illustrations from community forestry groups." Journal of Peasant Studies 42(1): 1-20.

Ali, I., et al. (2015). "Pro-poor growth across different agro-climatic zones of rural Pakistan." Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences 52(2): 497-503.

Arnall, A. and U. Kothari (2015). "Challenging climate change and migration discourse: Different understandings of timescale and temporality in the Maldives." Global Environmental Change 31: 199-206.

Banana, E., et al. (2015). "Sharing reflections on inclusive sanitation." Environment and Urbanization 27(1): 19-34.

Banks, N., et al. (2015). "NGOs, States, and Donors Revisited: Still Too Close for Comfort?" World Development 66: 707-718.

Barrientos, A. (2015). "Is there a role for scoail pensions in Asia?" Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies 2(1): 8-20.

Barrientos, A. (2015). "'A veritable mountain of data and years of endless statistical manipulation': Methods in the three worlds and after." Social Policy and Society 14(2): 259-270.

Barrientos, A. and J. M. Villa (2015). "Antipoverty Transfers and Labour Market Outcomes: Regression Discontinuity Design Findings." Journal of Development Studies 51(9): 1224-1240.

Barrientos, A. and J. M. Villa (2015). "Evaluating antipoverty transfer programmes in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. Better Policies? Better Politics?" Journal of Globalization and Development 6(1): 147-179.

Barrientos, S., et al. (2015). "Shifting Dynamics of Global Value Chains: Implications for economic and social upgrading in African horticulture." Environment and Planning A.

Bastia, T. (2015). "'Looking after granny': A transnational ethic of care and responsibility." Geoforum 64: 121-129.

Bastia, T. (2015). "Transnational migration and urban informality: Ethnicity in Buenos Aires’ informal settlements." Urban Studies 52(10): 1810-1825.

Bawole, J. N. and F. Hossain (2015). "Marriage of the Unwilling? The Paradox of Local Government and NGO Relations in Ghana." Voluntas 26(5): 2061-2083.

Bebbington, A. (2015). "Political ecologies of resource extraction: Agendas pendientes." European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 100: 85-98.

Bebbington, A. J., et al. (2015). "Mining, risk and climate resilience in the 'other' Pacific: Latin American lessons for the South Pacific." Asia Pacific Viewpoint 56(2): 189-207.

Berdegué, J. A., et al. (2015). "Explaining Spatial Diversity in Latin American Rural Development: Structures, Institutions, and Coalitions." World Development 73: 129-137.

Curran, L. and K. Nadvi (2015). "Shifting trade preferences and value chain impacts in the Bangladesh textiles and garment industry." Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society 8(3): 459-474.

Danquah, M. and B. Ouattara (2015). "What drives national efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa." Economic Modelling 44: 171-179.

Dimova, R., et al. (2015). "Migration, Transfers and Child Labor." Review of Development Economics 19(3): 735-747.

Dimova, R., et al. (2015). "Off-farm labor supply and correlated shocks: New theoretical insights and evidence from Malawi." Economic Development and Cultural Change 63(2): 361-391.

Dimova, R. and F. C. Wolff (2015). "Remittances and Chain Migration: Longitudinal Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina." Journal of Development Studies 51(5): 554-568.

Dodman, D. and D. Mitlin (2015). "The national and local politics of climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe." Climate and Development 7(3): 223-234.

Gao, P. (2015). "Government in the catching-up of technology innovation: Case of administrative intervention in China." Technological Forecasting and Social Change 96: 4-14.

Gonzalez-Zapata, F. and R. Heeks (2015). "The multiple meanings of open government data: Understanding different stakeholders and their perspectives." Government Information Quarterly 32(4): 441-452.

Heeks, R. and C. Stanforth (2015). "Technological change in developing countries: opening the black box of process using actor-network theory." Development Studies Research 2(1): 33-50.

Heeks, R., et al. (2015). "Understanding e-Waste Management in Developing Countries: Strategies, Determinants, and Policy Implications in the Indian ICT Sector." Information Technology for Development 21(4): 653-667.

Hinojosa, L., et al. (2015). "Gas and Development: Rural Territorial Dynamics in Tarija, Bolivia." World Development 73: 105-117.

Horner, R. (2015). "Responding to the rising power “threat” pharmaceutical MNEs and the intellectual property “institutional void”." Critical Perspectives on International Business 11(3-4): 285-300.

Hulme, D., et al. (2015). "Governance as a Global Development Goal? Setting, Measuring and Monitoring the Post-2015 Development Agenda." Global Policy 6(2): 85-96.

Jacoby, T. and H. Tabak (2015). "Islam, Nationalism, and Kurdish Ethnopolitics in Turkey." Peace Review 27(3): 346-353.

Kamoche, K., et al. (2015). "The dynamics of managing people in the diverse cultural and institutional context of africa." Personnel Review 44(3): 330-345.

Kothari, U. (2015). "Reworking colonial imaginaries in post-colonial tourist enclaves." Tourist Studies 15(3): 248-266.

Lavers, T. (2015). "Land Registration and Gender Equality in Ethiopia: How State-Society Relations Influence the Enforcement of Institutional Change." Journal of Agrarian Change.

Leisher, C., et al. (2015). "Does the gender composition of forest and fishery management groups affect resource governance and conservation outcomes: A systematic map protocol." Environmental Evidence 4(1).

Lombard, M. (2015). "Discursive Constructions of Low-income Neighbourhoods." Geography Compass 9(12): 648-659.

Lombard, M. (2015). "Place-Making and construction of informal settlements in Mexico." Revista INVI 30(83): 117-146.

Mitlin, D. (2015). "Will urban sanitation “leave no one behind”?" Environment and Urbanization 27(2): 365-370.

Moore, L. V. and T. Jacoby (2015). "Islam and Conflict Transformation." Peace Review 27(3): 275-279.

Moser, C. O. N. and P. Horn (2015). "Does economic crisis always harm international migrants? Longitudinal evidence from ecuadorians in barcelona." International Migration 53(2): 274-290.

Müller, T. R. (2015). "Universal rights versus exclusionary politics: Aspirations and despair among eritrean refugees in tel aviv." Africa Spectrum 50(3): 3-27.

Nadvi, K. and G. Raj-Reichert (2015). "Governing health and safety at lower tiers of the computer industry global value chain." Regulation and Governance 9(3): 243-258.

Ospina Peralta, P., et al. (2015). "Extraterritorial Investments, Environmental Crisis, and Collective Action in Latin America." World Development 73: 32-43.

Powell, M. and A. Barrientos (2015). "Introduction: Twenty five years of the welfare modelling business." Social Policy and Society 14(2): 241-245.

Raj-Reichert, G. (2015). "Exercising power over labour governance in the electronics industry." Geoforum 67: 89-92.

Rees, C., et al. (2015). "Blame the parents! attitudes towards business ethics with reference to mba programs in malaysia." Industrial and Commercial Training 47(5): 221-227.

Satterthwaite, D., et al. (2015). "Is it possible to reach low-income urban dwellers with good-quality sanitation?" Environment and Urbanization 27(1): 3-18.

Savoia, A. and K. Sen (2015). "Measurement, evolution, determinants, and consequences of state capacity: A review of recent research." Journal of Economic Surveys 29(3): 441-458.

Schech, S., et al. (2015). "New spaces of development partnership: Rethinking international volunteering." Progress in Development Studies 15(4): 358-370.

Tilakaratna, G. and D. Hulme (2015). "Microfinance and Multiple Borrowing in Sri Lanka: Another Microcredit Bubble in South Asia?" South Asia Economic Journal 16(1): 46-63.

Totolo, A., et al. (2015). "The impact of public access venue information and communication technologies in Botswana public libraries." Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 10(3): 64-84.

Yanguas, P. and D. Hulme (2015). "Barriers to Political Analysis in Aid Bureaucracies: From Principle to Practice in DFID and the World Bank." World Development 74: 209-219.

Zhang, Y. F. (2015). "The regulatory framework and sustainable development of China's electricity sector." China Quarterly 222: 475-498.