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Research data: AFRICA
Research in the social sciences provides insights into human behaviour and social interactions. Evidence from such research may inform polic...Download this report
2019 Book review: Cheeseman, N. (ed.) 2018. Institutions and democracy in Africa: how the rules of the game shape political developments. Cambridge:Cambridge University Press. ISBN 97811071248246
Legal systems, inter-state dispute settlement, political risk insurance and regional human rights in settling investor state disputes. Howev...Download this report
2019 Well-being orientations and time perspective across cultural tightness-looseness latent classes in Africa
Cultural norm conformity shapes the structure of societies and accounts for group differences in the psychological functioning of individual...
The upswing in acts of violent extremism in Africa has added to the many peace and security challenges facing the continent. The rise in vio...