Publications | GIGA Institute of African Affairs

Laurence Marfaing / Alena Thiel

Demystifying Chinese Business Strength in Urban Senegal and Ghana: Structural Change and the Performativity of Rumours

Canadian Journal of African Studies, 48, 2015, 3, 405-423

Laurence Marfaing

Importations de marchandises chinoises et mobilité sous-régionale en Afrique de l'ouest

Cahiers D'etudes Africaines, LV (2), 2015, 218, 359-379

Gibson Masumbu / Martin Ostermeier / Kacana Sipangule

Job Quality Matters

D+C Development and Cooperation, 42, 2015, 2, 34-35

Andreas Mehler / Marcus Seuser

Meinungsfreiheit in Afrika unter Druck

GIGA Focus Africa, 04/2015

Henning Melber

Namibia unter Präsident Geingob – Eine erste Bilanz

GIGA Focus Africa, 08/2015

Kerstin Nolte / Susanne Johanna Väth

Interplay of Land Governance and Large-Scale Agricultural Investment: Evidence from Ghana and Kenya

Journal of Modern African Studies, 53, 2015, 1, 69-92

Martin Ostermeier / Sarah Linde / Jann Lay / Sebastian Prediger

SMARTer indicators for decent work in a post-2015 development agenda: A proposal

International Labour Review, 154, 2015, 3, 285-302

Giulia Piccolino

Does democratisation foster effective taxation? Evidence from Benin

Journal of Modern African Studies, 4, 2015, 53, 557-581

Sören Scholvin / Ana Cristina Alves / Stefan Andreasson

Das Wettrennen um die Energieressourcen in Subsahara-Afrika

GIGA Focus Africa, 01/2015

Alexander Stroh / Charlotte Heyl

Institutional Diffusion, Strategic Insurance and the Creation of West African Constitutional Courts

Comparative Politics, 47, 2015, 2, 169-187

Christian von Soest / Michael Wahman

Not all Dictators Are Equal: Coups, Fraudulent Elections and the Selective Targeting of Democratic Sanctions

Journal of Peace Research, 52, 2015, 1, 17–31

Christian von Soest / Michael Wahman

Are Democratic Sanctions Really Counterproductive?

Democratization, 22, 2015, 6, 957–980

Christian von Soest

Democracy prevention: The international collaboration of authoritarian regimes

European Journal of Political Research, 54, 2015, 4, 623-638

Christian von Soest / Julia Grauvogel

How Do Non-Democratic Regimes Claim Legitimacy? Comparative Insights from Post-Soviet Countries

GIGA Working Paper, No. 277, August 2015

Christian von Soest / Julia Grauvogel

Comparing Legitimation Strategies in Post-Soviet Countries

in: Martin Brusis / Joachim Ahrens / Martin Schulze Wessel (eds.), Politics and Legitimacy in Post-Soviet Eurasia, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 18-46

Christian von Soest / Laurence Whitehead

Forum Section: Authoritarian Collaboration (editors)

European Journal of Political Research, 54, 2015, 4, 623-706

Johannes Vüllers / Birte Pfeiffer / Matthias Basedau

Measuring the Ambivalance of the Sacred: Introducing the Religion and Conflict in Developing Countries (RCDC) Dataset

International Interactions, 41, 2015, 5, 857-881

Jörg Wischermann / Bettina Bunk / Patrick Köllner / Jasmin Lorch

Zivilgesellschaftliche Organisationen in Autokratien: Akteure des Wandels?

GIGA Focus Global, 06/2015

Franzisca Zanker / Claudia Simons / Andreas Mehler

Power, Peace, and Space in Africa: Revisiting Territorial Power Sharing

African Affairs, 114, 2015, 454, 72-91

Martin Ottmann / Johannes Vüllers

The Power-Sharing Event Dataset (PSED): A new dataset on the occurrence of power-sharing in post-conflict countries

Conflict Management and Peace Science, 2014 (online first)

Martyn Andrews / Jennifer Golan / Jann Lay

Inefficiency of male and female on-farm labour supply: Evidence from Uganda

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 97, 2014, 3, 998-1019

Nadine Ansorg / Kim Schultze

Friedensinseln in Subsahara-Afrika

GIGA Focus Africa, 05/2014

Matthias Basedau / Annegret Mähler / Miriam Shabafrouz

Drilling Deeper: A Systematic, Context-Sensitive Investigation of Causal Mechanisms in the Oil–Conflict Link

Journal of Development Studies, 50, 2014, 1, 51-63

Matthias Basedau / Thomas Richter

Why Do Some Oil Exporters Experience Civil War but Others Do not?: Investigating the Conditional Effects of Oil

European Political Science Review, 6, 2014, 4, 549-574

Heinrich Bergstresser

Nigeria 2014: Wirtschaftsboom, Verteilungskämpfe und Terror

GIGA Focus Africa, 04/2014

Elisabeth Boesen / Laurence Marfaing / Mirjam de Bruijn

Nomadism and mobility in the Sahara-Sahel: introduction

Canadian Journal of African Studies, 48, 2014, 1, 1-12

Sebastian Elischer

萨拉菲斯特主义者在非洲:未必是恐 怖主义的开路先锋

GIGA Focus International Edition Chinese, 01/2014

Sebastian Elischer

Salafisten in Afrika: nicht zwingend Wegbereiter des Terrorismus

GIGA Focus Africa, 03/2014

Gero Erdmann / Marianne Kneuer (eds.)

Externe Faktoren der Demokratisierung

Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2014

Daniel Flemes / Elisa Seith

Südafrikas regionale Herausforderer

GIGA Focus Africa, 07/2014

Karsten Giese / Alena Thiel

The Vulnerable Other – Distorted Equity in Chinese-Ghanaian Employment Relations

Ethnic and Racial Studies, 37, 2014, 6, 1101-1120

Julia Grauvogel / Thomas Diez

Framing und Versicherheitlichung: Die diskursive Konstruktion des Klimawandels

Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (ZeFKo), 3, 2014, 2, 203-232

Julia Grauvogel / Christian von Soest

Claims to Legitimacy Count: Why Sanctions Fail to Instigate Democratization in Authoritarian Regimes

European Journal of Political Research , 53, 2014, 4, 635–653

Julia Grauvogel

Regional Sanctions against Burundi: A Powerful Campaign and Its Unintended Consequences

GIGA Working Paper, No. 255, September 2014

Katharina Heitz Tokpa / Andrea Kaufmann / Franzisca Zanker

Der Ebola-Ausbruch im Vergleich: Liberia und Côte d’Ivoire

GIGA Focus Africa, 09/2014

Charlotte Heyl / Alexander Stroh

Verfassungsgerichte in Westafrika: unabhängige Krisenmanager?

GIGA Focus Africa, 01/2014

Robert Kappel

Quo Vadis Afrika ? Wirtschaftliche Dynamik zwischen Hoffen und Bangen

in: OSI-Club e.V. (ed.), Afrika: Identität der nächsten Generation, Berlin: OSI, 2014, 4-7

Robert Kappel

Zivilmacht reloaded - Zur neuen deutschen Außenpolitikdebatte

WeltTrends, 22, 2014, 98, 142-143

Robert Kappel

Die neue deutsche Afrikastrategie: ein notwendiger Diskurs

GIGA Focus Africa, 06/2014

Robert Kappel

Africa: Neither Hopeless Nor Rising

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2014

Christian Kohrs

Konsolidierte Demokratien in Afrika

GIGA Focus Africa, 08/2014

Carlo Koos / Thea Gutschke

South Sudan’s Newest War: When Two Old Men Divide a Nation

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2014

Carlo Koos

Why and How Civil Defense Militias Emerge: The Case of the Arrow Boys in South Sudan

Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, 37, 2014, 12, 1039-1057

Jann Lay / Julia Vaillant / Michael Grimm / François Roubaud

Informal sector dynamics in times of fragile growth: The case of Madagascar

European Journal of Development Research, 2014

Mariana Llanos / Cordula Tibi Weber / Charlotte Heyl / Alexander Stroh

Informal Interference in the Judiciary in New Democracies: A Comparison of Six African and Latin American Cases

GIGA Working Paper, No. 245, April 2014

Laurence Marfaing / Alena Thiel

“Agents of Translation”: Westafrican entrepreneurs in China as vectors of social change

Working Papers of the Priority Programme 1448 of the German Research Foundation, 2014, 4

Laurence Marfaing / Elisabeth Boesen (eds.)

Mobilités dans l'espace ouest africain: ressources, développement et intégration régionale

Paris: Karthala, 2014

Laurence Marfaing

Travailleurs migrants dans les villes du Sahara-Sahel comme Nouakchott et Bamako: la mobilité pour la ressource

in: Elisabeth Boesen / Laurence Marfaing (eds.), Mobilités dans l'espace ouest-africain: Ressources, développement local et integration régionale, Paris: Karthala, 2014, 137-164

Laurence Marfaing

Pôle d’attraction pour la migration régionale en Afrique de l’Ouest

in: Abdel Wedoud Ould Cheikh (ed.), État et société en Mauritanie: Cinquante ans après l’Indépendance, Paris: Karthala, 2014, 347-373

Andreas Mehler

Pathways to Elite Insecurity / Fieldsights - Hot Spots (Central African Republic)

Cultural Anthropology, Fieldsights - online, 2014

Andreas Mehler

Review: Voting in fear: Electoral violence in Africa

South African Journal of International Affairs, 21, 2014, 1, 156-159

Andreas Mehler

Konferenzbericht: Adapting Institutions: A Comparative Area Studies Perspective

ASIEN: The German Journal on Contemporary Asia, 2014, 132, 116-118

Henning Melber

South Africa’s Elections 2014: And the Winner is?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2014

Peter Mulder / Henri L. F. de Groot / Birte Pfeiffer

Dynamics and determinants of energy intensity in the service sector: A cross-country analysis, 1980–2005

Ecological Economics , Vol. 100, 2014, 1-15

Melanie Müller

Der Bruch in der südafrikanischen Gewerkschaftsbewegung

GIGA Focus Africa, 10/2014

Kerstin Nolte / Martin Ostermeier / Kim Schultze

Food or Fuel – The Role of Agrofuels in the Rush for Land

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2014

Kerstin Nolte / Lieske Voget-Kleschin

Consultation in Large-Scale Land Acquisitions: An Evaluation of Three Cases in Mali

World Development, 64, 2014, 654–668

Giulia Piccolino

Ultranationalism, Democracy and the Law: Insights from Côte d’Ivoire

Journal of Modern African Studies, 52, 2014, 1, 45-68

Giulia Piccolino

Discours nationaliste et fétichisation de la loi en Côte d’Ivoire entre 2002 et 2011

in: Fabio Viti (ed.), La Côte d’Ivoire: d’une crise à l’autre, Paris: L'Harmattan, 2014, 63-87

Giulia Piccolino

The Dilemmas of Consent in UN Peace Operations: the case of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire

in: Marco Wyss / Thierry Tardy (eds.), Peacekeeping in Africa: The evolving security architecture, Routledge, 2014, 226-244

Giulia Piccolino / Stephanie Minou

The EU and regional integration in West Africa: effects on conflict resolution and Transformation

RegioConf Working Paper, 5, 2014

Sebastian Prediger / Björn Vollan / Benedikt Herrmann

Resource Scarcity and Antisocial Behavior

Journal of Public Economics, 2014, 119, 1-9

Miriam Prys / Benedikt Franz

Der 6. BRICS-Gipfel: Rückschritt oder Institutionalisierung?

GIGA Focus Global, 05/2014

Claudia Simons / Franzisca Zanker

Questioning the Local in Peacebuilding

Working Papers of the Priority Programme 1448 of the German Research Foundation, 2014, 10

Michael Stasik / Alena Thiel

Market Men and Station Women: Changing Significations of Gendered Space in Accra, Ghana

Working Papers of the Priority Programme 1448 of the German Research Foundation, 2014, 5

Alexander Stroh

Erfolgsbedingungen politischer Parteien im frankophonen Afrika

Opladen/Berlin/Toronto: Barbara Budrich, 2014

Maria Tekülve

Mitteleinkommensland Ghana: Realitäten hinter der Statistik

GIGA Focus Africa, 02/2014

Alena Thiel / Laurence Marfaing

Demystifying Chinese Business Strength in Urban Senegal and Ghana: Structural Change and the Performativity of Rumors

Canadian Journal of African Studies, 48, 2014, 3, 405-423

Christian von Soest / Michael Wahman

The Underestimated Effect of Democratic Sanctions

E-International Relations, 2014

Christian von Soest

Book review: Marx, Christoph: Südafrika: Geschichte und Gegenwart, Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer

SEHEPUNKTE - Rezensionsjournal für die Geschichtswissenschaften, 14, 2014, 6

Stefanie Wodrig

Crafting a Region While Intervening? Regional Discourses on Burundi

Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 8, 2014, 2-3, 214-239

Franzisca Zanker

Book review: Why Peace Fails: The causes and prevention of civil war recurrence

African Affairs, 113, 2014, 451, 324-326

Franzisca Zanker

Legitimate Representation: Civil Society Actors in Peace Negotiations Revisited

International Negotiation, 19, 2014, 1, 62 – 88

Franzisca Zanker

"Monrovia is not Liberia": A Rocky Path towards Decentralisation

Conflict Trends, 2014, 3, 10-16

Nadine Ansorg / Felix Haaß

Multilaterale Friedenssicherung in Afrika

GIGA Focus Africa, 06/2013

Nadine Ansorg / Felix Haaß / Julia Strasheim

Institutions for Sustainable Peace: From Research Gaps to New Frontiers

Global Governance, 19, 2013, 19-26

Matthias Basedau / Sebastian Elischer

Auf dem Rückzug in die Kasernen? Autoritäre Herrschaft und das Militär im subsaharischen Afrika

Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Sonderheft 47, 2013, 354-383

Matthias Basedau / Johannes Vüllers / Peter Körner

What drives Interreligious Violence? Lessons from Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire and Tanzania

Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, 36, 2013, 10, 857-879

Matthias Basedau / Jan H. Pierskalla

How Ethnicity Conditions the Effect of Oil and Gas on Civil Conflict: A Spatial Analysis of Africa from 1990 to 2010

Political Geography, 38, 2013, online first

Hans-Heinrich Bass / Hans-Hermann Steinbeck

Afrika im Sog der Eurokrise

GIGA Focus Global, 02/2013

Matthijs Bogaards / Matthias Basedau / Christof Hartmann (eds.)

Ethnic Party Bans in Africa

London: Routledge, 2013