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DPU Book Launch: A Somali Nation-State: history, culture and Somaliland's political transition

DPU Book Launch: A Somali Nation-State: history, culture and Somaliland's political transition

27 November 2014

In this new publication, Dr Michael Walls of the DPU offers a strong rebuttable to the narrative of conflict and state failure that is typically attached to Somali politics. He presents a thoroughly researched account of the historical and cultural contexts that have supported Somaliland's contemporary transition from patriarchal ...
Meeting Development and Sustainability Challenges in North Europe and the Middle East

Meeting Development and Sustainability Challenges in North Europe and the Middle East

03 December 2014

Boosting inclusive, dynamic and innovative cities and regions should be targeted by central and local governments of both developed and developing countries. Challenges are greater in developing countries as administrations are unfamiliar with strategic development approaches and with inefficient settings and unclear decision flows. Facing development challenges requires, therefore, innovative ...
Book Launch: The Capability Approach: From Theory to Practice

Book Launch: The Capability Approach: From Theory to Practice

05 December 2014

In recent years, the human development and capability approach has gained increased attention from academics, practitioners and policy-makers. Its freedom-centered view of development, its accounting for interpersonal and intercultural variations, its emphasis on ...
Challenges in DPU's Next Decade: Closing DPU60

Challenges in DPU's Next Decade: Closing DPU60

10 December 2014

After a memorable 12 months we are soon drawing our 60th Anniversary celebrations to a close. In this event we will conclude in a similar vein to how we began our Anniversary in ...