Vol. 9 No. 2 (2014)

This issue contains several case studies. Travers B. Child writes on the relative lack of effectiveness of U.S. reconstruction spending in Afghanistan. Topher McDougal and Lars Almquist write on an agricultural cooperative in civil-war afflicted Burundi. Omer Goksecus, Claire Finnegan, and Huseyin Cakal write on beekeepers in northern Cyprus. And Jeremy Seekings and Kai Thaler write on violence in Cape Town. In addition, Oliver Cover and Saad Mustafa report on a study of Transparency International's anti-corruption index in the defense and security sector.
Published: 2014-09-28

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  • The effects of agricultural cooperatives on land conflicts, violence, and community trust: Household-level evidence from rural Burundi

    Topher L. McDougal, Lars Almquist
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.15355/epsj.9.2.5
  • External actors’ role in solving local collective action problems in a post-conflict setting: A case study of Turkish Cypriot beekeepers

    Omer Gokcekus, Clare Finnegan, Huseyin Cakal
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.15355/epsj.9.2.19
  • Identifying corruption risks in the defense and security sector: Empirical evidence using the Government Defense Anti-Corruption Index

    Oliver Cover, Saad Mustafa
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.15355/epsj.9.2.27
  • Violence and socioeconomic conditions in Cape Town

    Jeremy Seekings, Kai Thaler
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.15355/epsj.9.2.34
  • Hearts and minds cannot be bought: Ineffective reconstruction in Afghanistan

    Travers Barclay Child
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.15355/epsj.9.2.43