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Reflections on referendums

Reflections on referendums Citation: Download report. Abstract: The use of referendums in processes of constitutional formation and change has increased considerably across the world in recent decades. This proliferation means that referendums have occurred in some of the most fragile and conflict-affected states, where there are many issues surrounding democracy and stability. This Discussion Paper […]

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Electoral system design in the context of constitution-building

Electoral system design in the context of constitution-building Citation: Download report. Abstract: Electoral system design plays a crucial role in political settlement processes. However, it is a world with which political actors in transitions—and even to some extent the constitutional community itself—often have limited familiarity. This Discussion Paper is based on a presentation by the […]

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Setting Aside the “Others”: Exclusion amid Inclusion of Non-dominant Minorities in Peace Agreements

Setting Aside the “Others”: Exclusion amid Inclusion of Non-dominant Minorities in Peace Agreements Citation: Download the journal article. Abstract: This article analyzes the exclusion-amid-inclusion of “Others” within territorial power-sharing arrangements. While territorial power-sharing is often used to accommodate national minorities, it risks excluding non-dominant minorities at sub-state levels of governance. The article charts how negotiated […]

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Exclusivity of Inclusion: Victims and Transitional Justice

Exclusivity of Inclusion: Victims and Transitional Justice Astrid Jamar (PSRP), Enhanced Human Rights Dialogue, Edinburgh, 13 February 2018, link to presentation Return to Multimedia Forum.

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Capturing the Multiplicities of Peace: Photography, Representation & Everyday Strategies of Transition

Capturing the Multiplicities of Peace: Photography, Representation & Everyday Strategies of Transition Astrid Jamar (PSRP) and Laura Martin, ISA Annual Convention, San Francisco, 7 April 2018, link to presentation. Return to Multimedia Forum.  

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Mapping the Transitional Justice Crusade: Global Dissemination of Norms and their Questionable Claimed Benefits

Mapping the Transitional Justice Crusade: Global Dissemination of Norms and their Questionable Claimed Benefits Astrid Jamar (PSRP), ISA Annual Convention, San Francisco, 6 April 2018, link to presentation Return to Multimedia Forum.

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The politics of inclusion: Global efforts to Bringing victims to the Transitional Justice Table

The politics of inclusion: Global efforts to Bringing victims to the Transitional Justice Table Astrid Jamar (PSRP), Peace and Conflict Studies in Anthropology (PACSA) 6th Bi-annual meeting, Amsterdam, 30 August 2017, link to presentation Return to Multimedia Forum.

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Implementing Transitional Justice in Burundi: Socio-Political Navigations of the ‘Toolkit Approach’

Implementing Transitional Justice in Burundi: Socio-Political Navigations of the ‘Toolkit Approach’ Astrid Jamar (PSRP), Center of African Studies Conference 2017: Law and Social Order in Africa, Edinburgh, 3 April 2017, link to presentation. Return to Multimedia Forum.

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Inclusive Politics in Afghanistan

 

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Political Power-sharing and Inclusion: Peace and Transition Processes

Political Power-sharing and Inclusion: Peace and Transition Processes Citation: Download the PA-X report. Summary and key findings: This report sets out how peace negotiations and peace agreements formalize political power-sharing arrangements, using data from the PA-X database (www.peaceagreements.org). In particular, it aims to consider the tensions between the inclusion of political and military elites in […]

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