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Regional integration and development as the RISC Consortium celebrates its tenth anniversary

movements. Conde reflects on these analyses of the democratization movements that were published in 2011 and revisits them in relation to the various human tragedies that are presently characterizing former Arab Spring states, such as Syria and Libya. Now

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Human rights-based service delivery

Assessing the role of national human rights institutions in democracy and development in Ghana and Uganda

Richard Iroanya, Patrick Dzimiri, and Edith Phaswana

consolidation” as Thyne and Powell (2016, p. 192–213) note. The absence of recognition, respect, protection, and promotion of human rights in a state inhibits democratic governance. This implies that democratization in the form of regular conduct of general

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A Protracted Peacebuilding Process

Emile Badarin

democratization. This process is predominantly articulated in expressions of security, and through business and market activities that obscure alternatives and alienate issues of social justice, equality, and human rights. As a result, land was spatially and

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War Veterans and the Construction of Citizenship Categories

Nikkie Wiegink, Ralph Sprenkels, and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

Söderberg Kovacs , Mimmi , and Sophie Hatz . 2016 . “ Rebel-to-Party Transformations in Civil War Peace Processes 1975–2011 .” Democratization 23 ( 6 ): 990 – 1008 . . 10

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Ten years of re-thinking regions from citizens’ perspectives

Harlan Koff, Carmen Maganda, Philippe De Lombaerde, Edith Kauffer, and Julia Ros Cuellar

three areas: (1) disaster management, (2) development, and (3) democratization (understood here as human rights). Sébastien Dubé then focuses on Latin America. He suggests a functionalist logic through which he analyzes the evolution of the

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The Debts of War

Bifurcated Veterans’ Mobilization and Political Order in Post-settlement El Salvador

Ralph Sprenkels

Kovacs , Mimmie , and Sophia Hatz . 2016 . “ Rebel-to-Party Transformations in Civil War Peace Processes 1975–2011 .” Democratization 23 ( 6 ): 990 – 1008 . . 10

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Fighting Fire with Fire

Resistance to Transitional Justice in Bahrain

Ciara O’Loughlin

regimes. Jack Snyder and Leslie Vinjamuri (2003/2004: 33 ) have also noted that truth commissions can provide “a veneer of legitimacy for governments that actually shun democratization and the rule of law.” In such scenarios, ironically, resistance to

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

The March for Hrant Dink and New Ways of Mobilization in Turkey

Lorenzo D’Orsi

July 2006, cited in Rosati 2015: 222 ). The impact of his assassination should also be assessed in relation to the broad expectations of democratization of the 2000s. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, the years of the “totalitarian democracy” ( Navaro

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Deprivation of citizenship, undocumented labor and human trafficking

Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand

Steve Kwok-Leung Chan

. The prolonged shutdown of the country under the junta rule led Myanmar to become a failed state; economic backwardness and low wage levels made it the largest labor-sending country of origin among ASEAN states. The democratization of the migration or

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Quantitative research approaches in support of the new EC framework to safeguard the rule of law in EU

Kaloyan Haralampiev and Georgi Dimitrov

. ( 2008 ). Democratization and Europeanization of the ECE countries: Post-accession crisis and catching-up process in the new member states . In A. Ágh & J. Kis-Varga (Eds.), New perspectives for the EU team presidencies: New members, new