Publications

Drugs, (dis)order and agrarian change: the political economy of drugs and its relevance to international drug policy
Poppy Fields in Afghanistand by United Nations Photo with CC license from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/un_photo/7216920538/in/photolist-bZJB3s-cmGx91-8LFNTQ-8yXmF4-a8Ugpn-7X1EyK-9JCwG9-9JCwwm-9JzJpF-9NvePV-9JCvwA-9wGmsh-7WrFyF-a8XaCb-a8Un34-a8Uio8-a8UnY4-6gmoXm-9FAaEx-7X4T9y-7WrFwR-6gmoX7-9JzHZH-9JzHt6-9JzJ5k-7WrFfa-8zf152-8zeZWe-8zi9gy-aat3Sh-6gmoXb-8LCHZ2-8LCJ62-6gmoXq-6gmoXu-7X1Ewt-6gmoXy-9Pe2JF-8PLWnK-a6g2DL-8LKaPi-7X1Ext-5GgxxS Jonathan Goodhand , Patrick Meehan , Helena Pérez-Niño 8 October 2014
Political economy approaches can provide a powerful analytical lens for developing a more contextually attuned public policy on drugs. more  
Brazil’s involvement in peacekeeping operations: the new defence-security-foreign policy nexus
MINUTSAH Force Commander and U.S. Lt. Greneral Brief Press in Cité Soleil by United Nations Photo with CC license from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/un_photo/4305132312/in/photolist-7yqVRb-okX5kG-7xk1qp-i8sExz-dWNY4Z-7ybgJ5-7Cwx9M-7E2XTU-o9hQYz-oqvck8-mdFv5Y-mdExGx-mdEyE4-mdEwMr-mdExn4-mdFsJq-7CAnvC-7y5bSg-8ZM6Eu-7y5bSz-7CAntW-7ybgHL-axgHci-bCmvCF-dq7Uwe-8Xo5LW-8ZJ5Vv-8ZJ38M-8ZJ5di-8ZM8Qh-8ZBfou-nKW5Qh-o5cNhk-axjo6U-bpmhYG--------nKWV9i-bCgbJn-bppfgJ-bCgd6x-bpmibY-bpmizY-dq8jXW-dq8aV4 Monica Hirst , Reginaldo Mattar Nasser 30 September 2014
This report addresses Brazilian involvement in peacekeeping operations (PKOs) as a challenging learning process in the context of post-cold war UN-led interventions. more  
The discursive articulation of the concept of the “rising power”: perceptions, stances and interests in Brazil, Russia and Turkey
LEGO bricks made of cement by andresmh with CC license from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/amonroy/6046079597/in/photolist-adgJPF-8KkgMx-8DQY14-5Jd9ss-o1Brde-oMiWWq-7tkQjC-8G7jcF-c6KLFJ-ctYeMC-azxPLq-c6KLRs-mgVkdi-nQBtGt-2kbvX8-76DgPT-8Qtspn-oMiWTE-fLG2Ls-8YnYx3-9bdfAr-b9oQGc-cCmNLs-8yGCyM-7riem2-koh2uT-8G7jC8-9rctJK-5LfNZM-gL76Zy-8fTZha-9bdfCB-ctYjQu-cPLYLL-aneh2r-6zhxbL-6UMBUD-6zhwCd-9eZkMC-fkWBht-ctZm9S-9eUWEp-9bdfwX-p8P2wd-K83YD-4HthzX-uaY9w-9bgoLs-ctYtRL-9bdcA2 Licínia Simão , Teresa Almeida Cravo , André Barrinha , Reginaldo Mattar Nasser 24 September 2014
This report considers not only the economic potential of Brazil, Russia and Turkey, but also analyses their current endeavours and future prospects for greater geopolitical influence. more  
A new development era? The private sector moves to the centre
Humanitarian aid unloaded by Julien Harneis with CC license from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/julien_harneis/3352958453/in/photolist-iuZJCa-67hMJv-jtzgQm-37zX8Z-a35QCy-8SBfD6-7wSiPi-67mQRq-oEbbwy-67icCi-4TvigU-oF4wj7-67i71g-9869YN-67n8kC-atDSNU-oDM13c-6w86mU-eEah92-hB6grC-hDAThN-27pyHB-67mVou-oFWjh4-oHiAkT-iYAtXY-fPBiq2-7fDu1t-8Jgnx3-8rKgpj-oDHEXm-k38u2X-8X2cRk-oDvnfa-oDM1Zx-hDHE46-hyEZGo-65Xbfh-edKb8c-4VkiLi-eEgoaj-eEgoim-4VkhzR-4VpnX3-4Vk9XR-4VpwvJ-4Vka7z-4VkiS4-4VkiPr-4Vka1t Emma Mawdsley 22 September 2014
The “narrative” about the relationship between the private sector and development has shifted in qualitatively significant ways in recent years. This report sets out a critical assessment of these trends and patterns. more  
South America’s economic and political landscape: recent developments and trends
Politics on bikes by hollywoodsmile310 with CC license from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/keishaf/5094472647/in/photolist-8Lbvei-6ifdCg-8CVWHn-cXJDnC-cXxAb9-ath3oo-8HbRzZ-cXGP7Q-cXGP2W-cXHB3f-cXHAK1-cXHAXm-cXHBeJ-cXxzXQ-cXHAGw-cXGP5y-cXHGx1-cXGPaN-Q7Kza-cXxA6m-cXJDzL-cM3MZG-cM5qYS-cM3N5j-cM5qJE-cM5qTN-cM5rob-cM5qNG-cM3N91-cM5rho-cM5r6b-cM3M9y-mh3udM-cM3MV7-cM3MQj-cM3MeY-cM3Mmh-cM3MJU-6A9Pky-cM3MqL-cM3MA7-cM3MwG-7xqkYp-9L38u3-8NTHbL-c1f5JC-qheek-fcRtz-9WcXj1-8Bgeax Alcides Costa Vaz 17 September 2014
South America has experienced important domestic political and economic changes while facing important external challenges over the last 10 years. more  
Israel and the BRICS
Israel's Economic and Political Outlook Benjamin Netanyahu by World Economic Forum with CC license from Flickrhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/worldeconomicforum/12101882633/in/photolist-jrpj5R-jsFy5E-jsCoJv-jsEmF7-jsFwH1-jsFvPY-jsEgp5-jsFyKh-jsDLn6-jsEirw-jsFDCJ-jrnPFv-jrrghA-jrr8GT-jrpPEJ-jrrDi7-jrpBaV-jrt7B5-jrpCxp-nRZA98-o7K8U5-o6yAXE-aBA6JJ-bF76ms-p9GXqx-oSde1j-bu5hTE-k4aHAm-mWdccp-opHAHj-jsDSQg-jsDDAv-jsFzd1-jsEnss-jsEfHq-jsEcSq-jsDQ5r-jsCiSB-jsDNNP-jsDTC8-jsDCEx-jsFHLd-jsDBUV-oStDWG-iQt5R8-nzgbnp-nU6FM2-o9RE6M-o9RE8k-o9RE8R Yossi Alpher 16 September 2014
Israel's growing economic and security links with BRICS members Russia, India and China reflect Jerusalem's desire to diversify its strategic international ties. more  
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