German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) Research Reports
Research Reports in JSTOR from German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA)
182 Research Reports in JSTOR Date
Agua, democratización ambiental y fronteras extractivas en Colombia 2016
The ‘Ambivalence of the Sacred’ in Africa:: The Impact of Religion on Peace and Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa 2008
The Anxious and the Climbers:: Ambivalent Attitudes towards Democracy among South Africa’s Middle Class 2017
Are All Dictators Equal?: The Selective Targeting of Democratic Sanctions against Authoritarian Regimes 2013
Assets, Shocks, and Poverty Traps in Rural Mozambique 2010
Authoritarian Regime Learning:: Comparative Insights from the Arab Uprisings 2015
Bolivia’s New Constitution:: Towards Participatory Democracy and Political Pluralism? 2010
The Brazilian Rise and the Elusive South American Balance 2015
Brazil’s Nuclear Policy From Technological Dependence to Civil Nuclear Power 2006
Breaking the “Insecurity Trap”?: How Violence and Counter-violence are Perpetuated in Elite Power Struggles 2008
Brutalisation as a Survival Strategy:: How the “Islamic State” is Prolonging Its Doomsday Battle 2016
Burma’s Transition to “Disciplined Democracy”:: Abdication or Institutionalization of Military Rule? 2011
Can Historical Institutionalism be Applied to Political Regime Development in Africa? 2011
China and Socialist Countries:: Role Change and Role Continuity 2014
China, Japan and the Quest for Leadership in East Asia 2008
China’s Foreign Policy Think Tanks:: Changing Roles and Structural Conditions 2013
The Chinese Meaning of Just War and Its Impact on the Foreign Policy of the People’s Republic of China 2008
Chinese Perspectives on International Power Shifts and Sino-EU Relations (2008–2011) 2012
Civic Organizations in Vietnam’s One-Party State:: Supporters of Authoritarian Rule? 2013
Claims to Legitimacy Matter:: Why Sanctions Fail to Instigate Democratization in Authoritarian Regimes 2013
Conceptualising Regional Power in International Relations:: Lessons from the South African Case 2007
Conflict Prevention through Natural Resource Management?: A Comparative Study 2011
The Consequences of Appointment Policies for Court Legitimacy in Benin:: A Network Analysis Approach 2016
The Consequences of Failed Mediation in Civil Wars:: Assessing the Sri Lankan Case 2012
Construyendo Inseguridadse: Aproximaciones a la violencia en Centroamérica desde el análisis del discurso 2006
Contestations over Indigenous Participation in Bolivia’s Extractive Industry:: Ideology, Practices, and Legal Norms 2014
Contested Cornerstones of Nonviolent National Self-Perception in Costa Rica:: A Historical Approach 2009
Contested Leadership in International Relations:: Power Politics in South America, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa 2010
Contested Meanings of Corruption:: International and Local Narratives in the Case of Paraguay 2012
Context Matters – Rethinking the Resource Curse in Sub-Saharan Africa 2005
Contextualizing Conceptions of Corruption:: Challenges for the International Anti-corruption Campaign 2009
Contingent Democrats in Action:: Organized Labor and Regime Change in the Republic of Niger 2013
Convergence, Divergence and a Complex Interplay:: Chile and the International and Transnational Anti-Corruption Campaign 2013
Creating a Regional Security Community in Southern Latin America:: The Institutionalisation of the Regional Defence and Security Policies 2005
Creating Multilevel Security Governance in South America 2009
Crises, Hegemony and Change in the International System:: A Conceptual Framework 2007
Culture and Collective Action – Japan, Germany and the United States after September 11, 2001 2005
The Culture of Fear and Control in Costa Rica (I):: Crime Statistics and Law Enforcement 2009
The Culture of Fear and Control in Costa Rica (II):: The Talk of Crime and Social Changes 2009
Cultures of Innovation of the African Poor: Common Roots, Shared Traits, Joint Prospects? On the Articulation of Multiple Modernities in African Societies and Black Diasporas in Latin America 2006
Cutting Bread or Cutting Throats? – Findings from a New Database on Religion, Violence and Peace in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1990 to 2008 2011
Developing a Contextually Relevant Concept of Regional Hegemony:: The Case of South Africa, Zimbabwe and “Quiet Diplomacy” 2008
Discourses on Violence in Costa Rica, El Salvador and Nicaragua:: National Patterns of Attention and Cross-border Discursive Nodes 2007
Discourses on Violence in Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Nicaragua:: Social Perceptions in Everyday Life 2008
Discourses on Violence in Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Nicaragua:: Laws and the Construction of Drug- and Gender-Related Violence 2008
Do Associations Support Authoritarian Rule?: Tentative Answers from Algeria, Mozambique, and Vietnam 2016
Do Qualitative Data Help in Addressing Central American Violence?: Research Note on Data Collection 2008
Do Religious Factors Impact Armed Conflict?: Empirical Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa 2011
Does Size Matter? The Productivity of Government: Expenditures and the Size of States:: Evidence from India 2016
Does Uranium Mining Increase Civil Conflict Risk?: Evidence from a Spatiotemporal Analysis of Africa from 1945 to 2010 2012
Does Violence Pay?: The Effect of Ethnic Rebellion on Overcoming Political Deprivation 2014
Domestic Explanations for War and Peace in Ukraine 2016
Domestic Security in the Maghreb:: Deficits and Counter-Measures 2012
“Dreams Don’t Come True in Eritrea”:: Anomie and Family Disintegration due to the Structural Militarization of Society 2010
Drivers of Strategic Contestation in South America 2012
The Effects of Energy Price Changes:: Heterogeneous Welfare Impacts, Energy Poverty, and CO2 Emissions in Indonesia 2017
The Effects of Regime Cooptation on the Geographical Distribution of Violence:: Evidence from the Syrian Civil War 2013
Electoral Rentierism?: The Cross-National and Subnational Effect of Oil on Electoral Competitiveness in Multiparty Autocracies 2015
Empire, Hegemony, and Leadership:: Developing a Research Framework for the Study of Regional Powers 2008
The Eritrean Diaspora:: Savior or Gravedigger of the Regime? Diaspora Responses to the Imposition of UN Sanctions 2013
Ethnic Coalitions of Convenience and Commitment:: Political Parties and Party Systems in Kenya 2008
Ethnic Party Bans in East Africa from a Comparative Perspective 2010
Ethnicity and Party Systems in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa 2009
Ethnicity, Voter Alignment and Political Party Affiliation – an African Case:: Zambia 2007
The EU’s Foreign Policy after the Fifth Enlargement:: Any Change in Its Taiwan Policy? 2007
The Evolution of Cleavages in the Indonesian Party System 2008
Ex oleo bellare?: The Impact of Oil on the Outbreak of Militarized Interstate Disputes 2011
Exploding Crime?: Topic Management in Central American Newspapers 2006
Fighting for a Kingdom of God?: The Role of Religion in the Ivorian Crisis 2011
Finding the Cases that Fit:: Methodological Challenges in Peace Research 2012
Fleeing the Peace?: Determinants of Outward Migration after Civil War 2016
The Formation of Preferences in Two-level Games:: An Analysis of India’s Domestic and Foreign Energy Policy 2010
Fragile States, Robust Structures:: Illegal Police Protection in Buenos Aires 2011
From Military Instruments of Dictatorship to Political Instruments of Democracy:: Regimes of Exception in Bolivia 2000–2010 2013
From Rivalry to Mutual Trust:: The Othering Process between Bolivia and Chile 2010
Fuel for Conflict or Balm for Peace?: Assessing the Effects of Hydrocarbons on Peace Efforts in Algeria 2010
Gain Seeking in a “Double Security Dilemma”:: The Case of OPEC 2008
Gender Politics, Authoritarian Regime Resilience, and the Role of Civil Society in Algeria and Mozambique 2016
Geographical Patterns of Analysis in IR Research:: Representative Cross-Regional Comparison as a Way Forward 2014
Guatemala in the 1980s:: A Genocide Turned into Ethnocide? 2006
A History of Nonviolence:: Insecurity and the Normative Power of the Imagined in Costa Rica 2008
Honduras as a Complex Adaptive System and What It Means for the European Union – The Case of Violence 2016
Hooray for Global Justice?: Emerging Democracies in a Multipolar World 2013
How Authoritarian Rulers Seek to Legitimise Repression:: Framing Mass Killings in Egypt and Uzbekistan 2017
How Do Non-Democratic Regimes Claim Legitimacy?: Comparative Insights from Post-Soviet Countries 2015
How Signifying Practices Constitute Food (In)security The Case of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea 2010
Ideological Reform and Political Legitimacy in China:: Challenges in the Post-Jiang Era 2006
If You Can’t Include Them, Exclude Them:: Countering the Arab Uprisings in Algeria and Jordan 2016
The Impact of Fuel Ownership on Intrastate Violence 2013
In Search of Legitimacy in Post-revolutionary China:: Bringing Ideology and Governance Back In 2010
Inclusive Institutions and the Onset of Internal Conflict in Resource-rich Countries 2010
India and the Civil War in Sri Lanka:: On the Failures of Regional Conflict Management in South Asia 2010
Indian Involvement in Afghanistan:: Stepping Stone or Stumbling Block to Regional Hegemony? 2009
Informal Institutions in Autocracies:: Analytical Perspectives and the Case of the Chinese Communist Party 2013
Informal Interference in the Judiciary in New Democracies:: A Comparison of Six African and Latin American Cases 2014
Institutional Conflict Settlement in Divided Societies:: The Role of Subgroup Identities in Self-Government Arrangements 2012
The Institutional Presidency from a Comparative Perspective:: Argentina and Brazil since the 1980s 2014
Institutionalising Civilian Control of the Military in New Democracies:: Theory and Evidence from South Korea 2016
International Alignment between Interests and Ideology:: The Case of China’s Partnership Diplomacy 2016
International Cooperation of Authoritarian Regimes:: Toward a Conceptual Framework 2013
International Sanctions against Iran under President Ahmadinejad:: Explaining Regime Persistence 2014
Iran and the Arab Spring:: Between Expectations and Disillusion 2013
Iran‘s Oil Wealth:: Treasure and Trouble for the Shah‘s Regime A Context-sensitive Analysis of the Ambivalent Impact of Resource Abundance 2009
Is There a “Chinese School” of IR? 2012
It’s Not Only Rents:: Explaining the Persistence and Change of Neopatrimonialism in Indonesia 2011
Large-Scale Agricultural Investments under Poor Land Governance Systems:: Actors and Institutions in the Case of Zambia 2013
Long-Term Monarchical Survival in the Middle East:: A Configurational Comparison, 1945–2012 2013
Major Flaws in Conflict Prevention Policies towards Africa.: The Conceptual Deficits of International Actors’ Approaches and How to Overcome Them 2005
Managing Ethnic Conflict:: The Menu of Institutional Engineering 2011
Mapping Political Violence – The Approaches and Conceptual Challenges of Subnational Geospatial Analyses of Intrastate Conflict 2012
Measuring Geopolitical Power in India:: A Review of the National Security Index (NSI) 2010
Mind the Gap:: An Annotated Overview of Datasets in the Study of Institutions and Conflict in Divided Societies 2013
Multipolarity and the Future of Regionalism:: Latin America and Beyond 2015
Nationalized Incumbents and Regional Challengers:: Opposition- and Incumbent-Party Nationalization in Africa 2015
Neopatrimonialism in Latin America:: Prospects and Promises of a Neglected Concept 2010
New Horizons for Germany‘s Africa Policy 2017
Nigeria:: A Prime Example of the Resource Curse? Revisiting the Oil-Violence Link in the Niger Delta 2010
Non-Contributory Social Transfer Programmes in Developing Countries:: A New Data Set and Research Agenda 2016
North Korea and the Politics of Visual Representation 2011
Not Always in the People’s Interest:: Power-sharing Arrangements in African Peace Agreements 2008
Oil and the Eruption of the Algerian Civil War:: A Context-sensitive Analysis of the Ambivalent Impact of Resource Abundance 2010
Oil in Venezuela:: Triggering Violence or Ensuring Stability? A Context-sensitive Analysis of the Ambivalent Impact of Resource Abundance 2009
Oil-rent Boom in Iran? 2009
Oligopolies of Violence in Post-Conflict Societies 2007
The Ontological (In)security of Similarity:: Wahhabism versus Islamism in Saudi Foreign Policy 2014
Opposition Visions for Preserving Syria’s Ethnic-Sectarian Mosaic 2015
Origins and Outcomes of Electoral Institutions in African Hybrid Regimes:: A Comparative Perspective 2012
A Paradox of Plenty?: Rent Distribution and Political Stability in Oil States 2006
Peace is Better Business, and Business Makes Better Peace:: The Role of the Private Sector in Colombian Peace Processes 2013
Political Change in the Middle East:: An Attempt to Analyze the “Arab Spring” 2012
The Political Economy of Regional Power:: Turkey under the AKP 2012
Political Parties in Post-Suharto Indonesia:: Between politik aliran and ‘Philippinisation’ 2006
The Politics of Contestation in Asia:: How Japan and Pakistan Deal with their Rising Neighbors 2012
The Politics of Institutional Reform and Post-Conflict Violence in Nepal 2017
Postwar Youth Violence:: A Mirror of the Relationship between Youth and Adult Society 2012
Potencias regionales en la política internacional:: conceptos y enfoques de análisis 2006
The Power of Proximity:: Strategic Decisions in African Party Politics 2009
Power Sharing in Syria:: Lessons from Lebanon’s Experience 2013
Power Sharing in the Asia-Pacific 2014
Power-Sharing in Bahrain:: A Still-Absent Debate 2015
Problems of Categorizing and Explaining Party Systems in Africa 2007
The Production of Insecurity by African Security Forces:: Insights from Liberia and the Central African Republic 2009
Promoting Peace and Democracy through Party Regulation?: Ethnic Party Bans in Africa 2008
Regime Type, Inequality, and Redistributive Transfers in Developing Countries 2015
Regional Linkages and Global Policy Alignment:: The Case of China–Southeast Asia Relations 2015
Regional Politics in a Highly Fragmented Region:: Israel’s Middle East Policies 2008
A Regional Power Promoting Democracy?: India’s Involvement in Nepal (2005–2008) 2010
Regional Power Shifts and Climate Knowledge Systems:: South Africa as a Climate Power? 2010
Regional Power Transitions:: Lessons from the Southern Cone 2016
Religious Peace Activism—The Rational Element of Religious Elites’ Decision-making Processes 2010
Representaciones de la violencia en la literatura centroamericana 2010
Researching Ethnic Relations as the Outcome of Political Processes 2014
Reshaping Political Space?: The Impact of the Armed Insurgency in the Central African Republic on Political Parties and Representation 2009
The Resilience of Authoritarian Rule in Syria under Hafez and Bashar Al-Asad 2009
The Resource Curse and Rentier States in the Caspian Region:: A Need for Context Analysis 2010
Resource Scarcity, Spite and Cooperation 2013
Rethinking the Consultation-Conflict Link:: Lessons from Bolivia’s Gas Sector 2013
Revisiting the Resource–Conflict Link:: A Systematic Comparative Test of Causal Mechanisms in Four Major Oil-Exporting Countries 2011
Rising South Korea:: A Minor Player or a Regional Power? 2012
Sanctions and Democratization in the Post-Cold War Era 2013
The Scope and Selectivity of Comparative Area Studies:: Transitional Justice Research 2014
Secondary Powers vis-à-vis South Africa:: Hard Balancing, Soft Balancing, Rejection of Followership, and Disregard of Leadership 2017
Security Policies of India, Brazil and South Africa – Regional Security Contexts as Constraints for a Common Agenda 2011
Seeing from Above:: The Geopolitics of Satellite Vision and North Korea 2012
A Shrimp amongst Whales?: Assessing South Korea’s Regional-power Status 2009
Stagnation of a “Miracle”:: Botswana’s Governance Record Revisited 2009
State Extraction and Anti-Colonial Rebellion – Quantitative Evidence from the Former German East Africa 2015
State-Building, War and Violence:: Evidence from Latin America 2011
Structural Stability:: On the Prerequisites of Nonviolent Conflict Management 2008
Technological Readiness in the Middle East and North Africa – Implications for Egypt 2010
Too Abstract to Be Feasible?: Applying the Grounded Theory Method in Social Movement Research 2014
Too Many Resources or Too Few?: What Drives International Conflicts? 2010
Transition from Democracy.: Loss of Quality, Hybridisation and Breakdown of Democracy 2011
Transitional Justice, Recognition, and Authoritative Power 2017
Turning Legal Pluralism into State-Sanctioned Law:: Assessing the Implications of the New Constitutions and Laws in Bolivia and Ecuador 2011
Under the State’s Thumb:: Results from an Empirical Survey of Civic Organizations in Vietnam 2015
What Drives Interstate Balancing?: Estimations of Domestic and Systemic Factors 2013
What Friends Are Made Of:: Bilateral Linkages and Domestic Drivers of Foreign Policy Alignment with China 2012
When Do Autocracies Start to Liberalize Foreign Trade?: Evidence from Four Cases in the Arab World 2010
Why Do Some Oil Exporters Experience Civil War But Others Do Not?: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Net Oil-Exporting Countries 2011
Why Is Liberal Peace-building So Difficult?: Some Lessons from Central America 2007
Why is Prior Consultation Not Yet an Effective Tool for Conflict Resolution?: The Case of Peru 2013