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The Struggle to Satisfy: DDR Through the Eyes of Ex-combatants in Liberia
This article calls for a re-examination of the justification, formulation and implementation of DDR programming in certain post-conflict environments. Qualitative fieldwork among ex-combatants inExpand
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Getting a Pap smear: focus group responses of African American and Latina women.
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To identify barriers and facilitating factors associated with Papanicolaou (Pap) smear use among African American and Latina women. DESIGN Descriptive, exploratory. SAMPLE ANDExpand
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Unclear Ends, Unclear Means: Reintegration in Postwar Societies—The Case of Liberia
In this article, I argue that the meaning and use of r?int?gration, both as a concept and a postconflict peacebuilding practice, is overloaded and unclear, thus contributing to problematic policyExpand
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Getting Black Women to Screen for Cancer: Incorporating Health Beliefs Into Practice
  • K. Jennings
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Nurse…
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&NA; Designing a culturally appropriate, user‐friendly cancer screening and educational program is a challenge for nurse practitioners, particularly when working with populations having poor healthExpand
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Insecurity and Development: The Rhetoric of the ‘Failed State’
Abstract‘State failure’ assumes all states are constituted and function in the same way: on a spectrum from good to bad. Yet the relevant question is not ‘Is the state failing?’ but ‘For whom is theExpand
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Seeing DDR from Below Challenges and dilemmas raised by the experiences of ex-combatants in Liberia
P.O.Box 2947 Tøyen N-0608 Oslo www.fafo.no Seeing DDR from Below Challenges and dilemmas raised by the experiences of ex-combatants in Liberia Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR)Expand
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Transactions and Interactions: Everyday Life in the Peacekeeping Economy
This article introduces and justifies the concept of the peacekeeping economy. The peacekeeping economy refers to economic activity that either would not occur, or would occur at a much lower scaleExpand
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UN Peacekeeping Economies and Local Sex Industries: Connections and Implications
“Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultural and political impacts. This paper uses a gendered lens to explore some ramifications andExpand
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Women’s participation in UN peacekeeping operations: agents of change or stranded symbols?
relating to the impact of uniformed women peacekeepers – i.e. military or police – in UN peacekeeping operations (PKOs). First, it lists the arguments most commonly used to advocate for increasingExpand
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Unintended Consequences of Intimacy: Political Economies of Peacekeeping and Sex Tourism
This article assess whether peacekeeping economies are disposed to become sex tourism economies. It argues that, like sex tourism economies, peacekeeping economies are to a greater or lesser degreeExpand
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