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    Promoting Gender Equality Through Development: Land Ownership and Domestic Violence in Nicaragua

    Arenas, Carlos, and Shelly Grabe. 2009. “Promoting Gender Equality Through Development: Land Ownership and Domestic Violence in Nicaragua.” Working Paper, Gender, Development, and Globalization Program, Center for Gender in Global Context, Michigan State University, East Lansing.

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    Topics: Development, Gender, Women, Gender-Based Violence, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Households, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Americas, Central America Countries: Nicaragua Keywords: development, domestic violence, gender empowerment, gender relations, women's land rights, gender violence

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    A Window Of Opportunity: Improving Gender Relations in Post-Conflict Societies: The Sierra Leonean Experience

    Smet, Stijn. 2009. “A Window Of Opportunity: Improving Gender Relations in Post-Conflict Societies: The Sierra Leonean Experience.” Journal of Gender Studies 18 (2): 147–63.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Female Combatants, DDR, Development, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Sierra Leone

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    Fostering Women’s Participation in Development through Non-Governmental Efforts in Cameroon

    Fonjong, Lotsmart. 2001. “Fostering Women’s Participation in Development through Non-Governmental Efforts in Cameroon.” The Geographical Journal 167 (3): 223–34. doi:10.1111/1475-4959.00020.

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    Topics: Development, Gender, Women, Gender Mainstreaming, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, NGOs, Political Participation, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, Central Africa Countries: Cameroon Keywords: Cameroon, NGOs, women's empowerment, participation development

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    Water and Gender: The Unexpected Connection That Really Matters

    Bennett, Vivienne, Sonia Dávila-Poblete, and Maria Nieves Rico. 2008. “Water and Gender: The Unexpected Connection That Really Matters.” Journal of International Affairs 61 (2): 107–25.

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    Topics: Civil Society, Development, Gender, Gender Roles, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Indigenous, Infrastructure, Water & Sanitation, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Americas, Central America, South America

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    The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations

    Ross, Michael L. 2012. The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Development, Economies, Extractive Industries, Gender, Women, Gender Roles, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy, Gender Equality/Inequality, Globalization, Governance, Households, Livelihoods, Multi-National Corporations, Political Economies, Political Participation, Religion, Rights, Women's Rights

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    What’s So Special about the Arabian Peninsula? A Reply to Groh and Rothschild

    Ross, Michael L. 2012. “What’s So Special about the Arabian Peninsula? A Reply to Groh and Rothschild.” Quarterly Journal of Political Science 7 (1): 89–103. doi:10.1561/100.00012004.

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    Topics: Development, Economies, Extractive Industries, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Multi-National Corporations, Political Participation, Religion, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: MENA, Asia, Middle East Keywords: women in politics, comparative politics, religion and politics

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    Coercive Harmony in Land Acquisition: The Gendered Impact of Corporate ‘Responsibility’ in the Brazilian Amazon

    Miyasaka Porro, Noemi, and Joaquim Shiraishi Neto. 2014. “Coercive Harmony in Land Acquisition: The Gendered Impact of Corporate ‘Responsibility’ in the Brazilian Amazon.” Feminist Economics 20 (1): 227–48. 

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    Topics: Development, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Land Tenure, Land Grabbing, Multi-National Corporations, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights, Food Security Regions: Americas, South America Countries: Brazil Keywords: gender, food security, land, development, Amazon

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    Rethinking State Socialist Mass Women’s Organizations: The Committee of the Bulgarian Women’s Movement and the United Nations Decade for Women, 1975-1985

    Ghodsee, Kristen. 2012. “Rethinking State Socialist Mass Women’s Organizations: The Committee of the Bulgarian Women’s Movement and the United Nations Decade for Women, 1975-1985.” Journal of Women’s History 24 (4): 49–73.

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    Topics: Development, Economies, Economic Inequality, Feminisms, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, International Organizations, Peace Processes, Political Economies, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Europe, Balkans, Eastern Europe Countries: Bulgaria

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    Gender Issues in Agriculture and Rural Development in Nigeria: The Role of Women

    Ogunlela, Yemisi I., and Aisha A. Mukhtar. 2009. “Gender Issues in Agriculture and Rural Development in Nigeria: The Role of Women.” Humanity & Social Sciences Journal 4 (1): 19–30.

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    Topics: Civil Society, Agriculture, Development, Food Security, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Households, Livelihoods, NGOs, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Nigeria Keywords: agriculture, food security, gender inequality, household economy, Nigeria, women farmers

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    From the Private to the Public Sphere: New Research on Women's Participation in Peacebuilding

    Moosa, Zohra, Maryam Rahmani, and Lee Webster. 2013. "From the Private to the Public Sphere: New Research on Women's Participation in Peace-Building." Gender & Development 21 (3): 453--72. doi:10.1080/13552074.2013.846585.

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    Topics: Development, Gender, Women, Gender-Based Violence, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, International Organizations, NGOs, Peacebuilding, Peace Processes, Post-Conflict, Rights, Women's Rights, Security, UN Security Council Resolutions on WPS Regions: Africa, West Africa, Asia, South Asia Countries: Afghanistan, Liberia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sierra Leone Keywords: peace, women, security, peace-building, Afghanistan, Nepal, women's rights organisations, women human rights defenders

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