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School of Politics and International Studies

POLIS Journal Summer 2014

Welcome to the eleventh edition of our journal that showcases the best of our students' work.

POLIS Journal Vol.11 Summer 14


The politics of Recognition: did the exception become the rule? Lessons from Kosovo, South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
by Fanny Candido

Violence & The Global Food Economy: Food sovereignty as a precondition for genuine food security.
by Edward Colbert

Adolescent Maternal Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Risk, Structural Violence and Progress.
by Naomi Dunn

How has the framing of polio influenced the GPEI in Nigeria and what impact has this had on the local level in Kano State?
by Ella Foggitt

Buying the Peace: assessing the role of corruption in post-conflict Chechnya.
by Christopher Holt

‘O Dono do Morro’: militarized masculinities and the Unidade Polícia Pacificadora programme in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
by Amy Jaffa

Has ideological convergence occurred in contemporary British politics? Assessing the extent of Cameron’s Conservatives accommodation with New Labour’s third way.
by Harriet Orchard

A study into the effects of economic decline on UK extreme right political party support.
by Declan Turner

Made in Bangladesh: A critical analysis of the empowerment dynamics related to female workers in the Bangladeshi Ready-Made-Garment sector.
by Solene Souplet-Wilson

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