cover image: Roadblocks and revenues: The politics of passage


Roadblocks and revenues: The politics of passage

7 Jun 2024

New working paper series From Afghanistan and Yemen and from Mali to Somalia, checkpoints are central to dynamics of armed conflict, funding insurgents, driving violence and shaping governance by various types of armed actors, state and non-state alike. Nonetheless, checkpoints and roadblocks are often overlooked in debates over what drives conflict and how we should understand order in areas of contested statehood.
fragile states violence, justice and policing inequality and poverty conflict and economy peacebuilding and democratization non-state armed actors peace and conflict


Peer Schouten, Vanessa Van den Boogaard, Max Gallien, Shalaka Thakur, Florian Weigand

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