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Edil

Edil K completed an MSc in Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics. She is interested in war and military studies and forging lasting peace in turbulent times.

The Banality of Disenfranchisement
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The Banality of Disenfranchisement

Delivering place-based government programs in ‘at-risk’ communities can elicit, and sometimes suppress, a host of emotions among frontline community workers. The initial satisfaction of giving back by contributing to grassroots development schemes in the area you grew up and found opportunities in. The drive to pay it forward by imparting formative life skills and wisdoms to youth like yourself to not only ‘get through’ life’s...

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07 Sep 2015
The Moral Economy of Remittances
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The Moral Economy of Remittances

It goes without saying, although in times like these it ought to be said, that remittances to Somalia and the Somali territories are vital to individual and communal sustenance. Remittances foster easily discernible links between the diaspora and the motherland and are easily quantifiable – although cold calculations of remittance contributions to the GDP fail to capture the scope of their relevance on the ground....

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23 Jul 2015