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African conflicts and informal power: big men and networks

Mfaniseni Fana Sihlongonyane
2014 Development in Practice  
When they were campaigning for their boss in one of the villages, members of the powerful secret society -the Poro -gave strict orders that they not move around in the streets as the masked Poro devil  ...  The best strategy available for Big Men is therefore often to acknowledge the authority of ex-MiLCs and outsource recruitment to them.  ...  We publish on politics, development, gender, the environment and economics for a global audience of students, academics, activists and general readers.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09614524.2013.790944 fatcat:f53sudzeqbgfxn35yov72y2od4

An analysis of the UK's regulation and management of 'fracking' through application of a framework of 'good governance' applied to case studies from England, France, United States, China and Algeria

Miriam Rose Aczel, Karen Makuch, Imperial College London
This research analyses the UK's governance frameworks for regulation of potential impacts of shale gas extraction from a community- and citizen-centred, and human rights, perspective with the goal of identifying  ...  The government's intention to explore for and extract hydrocarbons, using hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling or fracking, however, has met with community opposition, notably in the North of England  ...  Acknowledgments I'm deeply grateful to my supervisor, Karen Makuch, for your continued guidance,  ... 
doi:10.25560/96234 fatcat:lzg53yba75annluw7mmrwxkzme

GRAECA TERGESTINA STORIA E CIVILTÀ 2 impaginazione Gabriella Clabot Legal Documents in Ancient Societies GRAECA TERGESTINA STORIA E CIVILTÀ Studi di Storia greca coordinati da Michele Faraguna Legal Documents in Ancient Societies V Sale and Community Documents from the Ancient World

Michele Faraguna, Éva Jakab, Dennis Kehoe, Uri Yiftach-Firanko
tablet as means of proof in case of litigation.  ...  Another outlying estate in Poros, called 'the public threshing floors'; another outlying estate in Poros, of the same name; buyer of both: Eukles son of Lakles of Halai: 125 dr.  ...  Nevertheless, one can find also texts testifying private storage of slaves as merchandise: Ulpian reports of a slave dealer who preferred to store his human ware in his own house: Nam quos quis ideo comparavit  ...