The Conflict Resolution Program at Georgetown University is proud to host a discussion of Dr. Kathryn Nash's newly published African Peace: Regional norms from the Organization of African Unity to the African Union (Manchester University Press 2021). The talk will be moderated by Dr. Lise Howard.Find out more »
The twenty-first century is marked by the rise of new forms of authoritarianism, many of which are characterized by the ‘paradox of restraint’, in which reforms compliant with the rule of law are used to unshackle the ruler's arbitrary power. Despite a proliferation of scholarly studies on this topic, we still have limited understanding of how national-level authoritarian power reaches ordinary citizens in these contexts. This article identifies the performance of militarized masculinities as an understudied mechanism that does so.Find out more »
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