Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: DR Congo x
  • University Presses: Oxford University Press x
  • Oxford University Press x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Peace and the Killing: Compatible Logics in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Zoë Marriage

in Economic Aspects of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Preventions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199378296
eISBN:
9780199378319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378296.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The trade of mineral resources contributed to the mechanisms of mass atrocities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the war that started in 1998. The peace agreed to in 2002 reversed the ... More


Somewhere Between Green and Blue: A Special Police Unit in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Laura Thurmann

in Police in Africa: The Street Level View

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190676636
eISBN:
9780190872625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676636.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explores the ambivalent self-perception of the officers in a recently created special police unit in DR Congo. Even though the police reforms since 2009 have aimed at a demilitarized ... More


Genocide and Mass Killing Risk and Prevention: Perspectives from Constrained Optimization Models

Charles H. Anderton and Jurgen Brauer

in Economic Aspects of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Preventions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199378296
eISBN:
9780199378319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378296.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

We apply constrained optimization models to the study of a regime’s decision to initiate genocide or mass killing (GMK) and to “optimal” techniques of mass atrocity (e.g., direct killing, ... More


View: