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Women’s Anti-Mining Activism and Development  

Katy Jenkins

Online publication date:
Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Governance/Political Change
The extractive industries play a prominent but controversial role in the economies and development strategies of countries across the global South, often leading to clashes between local ... More

Women’s Political Movements and Civil Society in Africa  

Aili Mari Tripp

Online publication date:
Feb 2019
The roots of contemporary women’s mobilization in Africa were in nationalist movements and in the early single-party era, when women’s mobilization was often closely aligned with and ... More

Work and Labor Movements in Latin America  

Omar Manky Bonilla

Online publication date:
Jun 2019
Labor studies in Latin America have undergone important transformations in the early 21st century. Workers in several countries have contested the flexible processes of labor and work that ... More

The World Trade Organization and the European Union  

Jens Ladefoged Mortensen

Online publication date:
Apr 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
International Political Economy, World Politics
In a time of trade wars, free trade skepticism, tech rivalry, and multipolar disorder, the European Union (EU) cannot evade its responsibilities the last defender of the World Trade ... More

Youth Politics in Africa  

Ransford Edward Van Gyampo and Nana Akua Anyidoho

The youth in Africa have been an important political force and performed a wide range of roles in the political field as voters, activists, party members, members of parliament, ministers, ... More

Zapatistas and New Ways of Doing Politics  

Richard Stahler-Sholk

Scholars of Latin American social movements since the 1980s have sought to explain the apparent upswing in cycles of contentious politics, the innovative characteristics of these new ... More

Zimbabwe: Regional Politics and Dynamics  

Brian Raftopoulos

Online publication date:
Mar 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
History and Politics, World Politics
The persistent and changing forms of military interventions in global politics present continuing challenges for democratic agendas. Authoritarian regimes in Africa bolstered by militarist ... More

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