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ZANU-PF’s Land Redistribution Gamble

Charles Laurie

in The Land Reform Deception: Political Opportunism in Zimbabwe's Land Seizure Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199398294
eISBN:
9780199398317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398294.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Democratization

Chapter 2 provides a detailed background of events preceding the land seizure era. It details how ZANU-PF found itself facing a rebellion from Liberation War veterans in the late 1990s as the ... More


Saving the House of Islam: Pakistan’s “Volunteers” in the War of 1971

Yelena Biberman

in Gambling with Violence: State Outsourcing of War in Pakistan and India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190929961
eISBN:
9780190930004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929961.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the alliances between the Pakistani state and nonstate actors during the 1971 counterinsurgency campaign in the country’s eastern wing. The Pakistani army enlisted the help of ... More


Exile and Freedom: Bangladesh Liberation War Refugees, 1971

Abhijit Dasgupta

in Displacement and Exile: The State-Refugee Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461172
eISBN:
9780199086986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461172.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

This chapter deals with the mass exodus of the Bangladeshi refugees in 1971. In the case of Bangladeshi refugees, the Indian state responded with alacrity in order to come to terms with a grave ... More


Introduction

Abhijit Dasgupta

in Displacement and Exile: The State-Refugee Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461172
eISBN:
9780199086986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461172.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

Three points merit attention in a study on refugees in India. First, the Partition of the country or the fragmentation of India’s colonial state structure at the moment of decolonization triggered ... More


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