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The Complexity of Aid: government strategies, donor agendas and the coordination of development assistance in Rwanda 1994-2004
This thesis contributes to current debates on aid politics, policy and practice by exploring the dynamics of the new aid agenda which emerged in the 1990s and early 2000s, focused on poverty reduction and the Millennium ...
‘Working the system’ : affect, amnesia and the aesthetics of power in the ‘New Angola’
(The University of Edinburgh, 2014-07-01)
How political authority and legitimacy are sustained in societies marked by socio-economic inequality and political exclusion is a long-standing preoccupation in the social sciences. Since the end of its civil war in ...
Tale of two townships: race, class and the changing contours of collective action in the Cape Town townships of Guguletu and Bonteheuwel, 1976 - 2006
(The University of Edinburgh, 2012-06-29)
This thesis examines the emergence and evolution of ‘progressive activism and organisation’ between 1976 and 2006 in the African township of Guguletu and the coloured township of Bonteheuwel within the City of Cape Town. ...
From refining to smuggling: the everyday politics of petrol in Ghana
(The University of Edinburgh, 2017-11-28)
This thesis presents an ethnographic study of the downstream petroleum industry in Ghana focusing on trade, infrastructure, flow, politics and social relationships. In 2010, the West African Republic of Ghana started ...