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Mandy Turner

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Follow the Money, Uncover the Power Dynamics: Understanding the Political Economy of Violence’

In the 1976 drama-documentary about the Watergate scandal, All the President’s Men, the informant, “Deepthroat,” tells the journalists from The Washington Post to “follow the money.” This is also good advice when it comes to the political economy of violence. Follow the money: some people lose it; some people gain it–some for survival purposes, others for combat purposes, a lot purely because the opportunity arose. Understanding the different methods of accumulation and ...

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New Texts Out Now: Mandy Turner and Cherine Hussein, guest eds. "Israel-Palestine after Oslo: Mapping Transformations in a Time of Deepening Crisis." Special Issue of Conflict, Security & Development

Conflict, Security and Development, Volume 15, No. 5 (December 2015) Special issue: "Israel-Palestine after Oslo: Mapping Transformations in a Time of Deepening Crisis," Guest Editors: Mandy Turner and Cherine Hussein. Jadaliyya (J): What made you compile this volume? Mandy Turner (MT): Both the peace process and the two-state solution are dead. Despite more than twenty years of negotiations, Israel’s occupation, colonization and repression continue–and the ...

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Mandy Turner Mandy Turner is the Director of the Kenyon Institute in East Jerusalem, and a Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics’ Middle East Centre. From 2007-2012, she was a Lecturer in Conflict Resolution in the Peace Studies Department at Bradford University, UK. Her research and publications focus thematically on the political economy of war and peace, with a country specialism on Palestine.  Her publications include: The Politics of International Intervention: the Tyranny of Peace, (co-editor with Florian Kühn), Routledge, 2016; "Israel-Palestine after Oslo: Mapping Transformations in a Time of Deepening Crisis,” special issue of Conflict, Security and Development, Volume 15, No. 5 (December 2015) (co-editor with Cherine Hussein); Decolonizing Palestinian Political Economy: De-development and Beyond, (co-editor with Omar Shweiki), Basingstoke: PalgraveMacmillan, 2014; and Whose Peace?: Critical Perspectives on the Political Economy of Peacebuilding (co-editor with Michael Pugh and Neil Cooper), Basingstoke: PalgraveMacmillan, 2008. She was a founding member of the journal Historical Materialism: Research in Critical Marxist Theory; from 2007-2015 she was co-editor of the journal International Peacekeeping; and from 2015-2016; she served on the steering committee of the Political Economy Project.