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Three forms of power-sharing and their relationship to inclusion of non-dominant groups

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar will examine the relationship between power-sharing and inclusion of non-dominant groups, and will use PA-X data to demonstrate how peace agreements provide for above-average inclusion of women, girls, and gender.

Many case studies show post-conflict power-sharing to be exclusionary of various non-dominant groups.  However, analysis of the PA-X database of peace agreements shows that those agreements with political power-sharing have provisions for women, girls and gender at a well above average rate. This research shows how Prof Christine Bell’s three-way functional typology of political power-sharing gives explanatory value to the relationship between power-sharing and inclusion. It shows that sub-state indigenous autonomy in particular is related to higher levels of inclusion of a variety of non-dominant groups in peace agreements. Further, the provisions in these agreements also tend to articulate inclusion in a particular way that emphasises community power rather elite driven aid. Featuring PSRP’s Dr Kevin McNicholl.


The webinar will be held over Zoom, with joining links emailed to participants ahead of the event. Registration will open shortly. The final event time will be confirmed in due course.

Peace Talks Series

This event is part of PSRP’s Peace Talks webinar series, which will run from October 2020 – March 2021.


March 11
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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