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Moving Beyond Movements: Everyday citizenship in South Africa

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In this post, Co-editor SJ Cooper-Knock talks about her recent work that pushes the boundaries of research on social movements in South Africa by paying greater attention to the everyday citizenship of their members. 

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Ex-Combatants at the Polls in Liberia: How do elections generate legitimacy?

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In this blog, Johanna Söderström talks about her recent research on perceptions of electoral legitimacy amongst ex-combatants in Liberia. She interviewed ex-combatants in 2005 and 2011, and explores how their perceptions of the elections have changed, analysing what impact these perceptions shifts have on democracy. Her research on the topic has been published this year in […]

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