James Flint

Academic Discipline:

History, Political Science, Public Policy

About me:

Foremost interested in the security-development nexus and state fragility, including insurgency/counterinsurgency and aid approaches. Most of my research is centred upon Afghanistan within the ‘Global War on Terror’ context, however I am additionally interested in sustainability and comprehensive/integrated approaches toward stabilisation. My preferred approach is within phenomenology, qualitative and critical – mostly through a mode of discourse analysis (such as Institutional Frame Analysis).

I am interested in the following geographical area(s):

Asia and Oceania, Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
Central Asia, Gulf States, South Asia

Components of the GCRF I am interested in:

Broadly human security based; good governance, human rights, inclusive society, sustainable communities, food security, social justice, local representation et al.