Elizabeth Stites
Tufts University
Publications 6
#1Jeeyon Janet Kim (Tufts University)H-Index: 1
#2Elizabeth Stites (Tufts University)H-Index: 1
Last.Daniel Maxwell (Tufts University)H-Index: 30
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In Nepal, international migration is a highly gendered phenomenon. Compared to global figures, where women make up about half of the world’s migrant population, 90% of Nepalese migrants are men. Many of these men migrate alone to earn wages abroad while their families stay behind. This level of male out-migration in Nepal occurs in a context characterized by widespread food insecurity. This paper examines the effects of male out-migration on household food security, especially on the women who s...
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#1Kimberly Howe (Tufts University)H-Index: 3
#2Elizabeth Stites (Tufts University)H-Index: 1
#1Elizabeth Stites (Tufts University)H-Index: 1
#2Anastasia Marshak (Tufts University)H-Index: 3
The increase in crime and violence committed by young men known as lonetia in southern Karamoja, Uganda, has occurred in parallel to overall security improvements since the start of the 2006 disarmament campaign. This article examines the lonetia phenomenon from the perspective of the young men themselves. Panel data from four sets of interviews conducted in 2013 with approximately 400 young men provide details on the motivations of young men and the challenges they experience in the face of cha...
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#2Matt Baillie SmithH-Index: 15
Last.Kelly WoosterH-Index: 3
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#1Kimberly HoweH-Index: 3
#2Elizabeth StitesH-Index: 1
Last.Danya ChudacoffH-Index: 1
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5 Citations