Ms Philippa McMahon
BA (Hons) History, Manchester, MA Human Rights, UCL
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Research Cluster Member
- Ms Philippa McMahon
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- [working title] Surplus to Requirements: Urban poor livelihoods and experiences of resettlement in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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- Year of Entry 2010
Philippa's research takes a multidisciplinary approach to urban poverty. Her research focuses on the lived experiences of the urban poor using both qualitative and quantitative research methods to investigate livelihoods, access to services, land and housing, development, interaction with the state, conflict and violence.
- ‘Managing Civil Party and Public Expectations in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia’, Oxford Transitional Justice Working Paper Series (July, 2011).
- ‘Book Review: Urbanization and Development in Asia: Multidimensional Perspectives, Jo Beall, Basaudeb Guha-Khasnobis and Ravi Kanbur (eds), (New Delhi, Oxford University Press 2012)’, International Development Policy Review (Forthcoming).
- P. McMahon. (2013) The Charming City: The impact of forced relocation on Phnom Penh's urban poor. Oxford University, Refugee Centre, Development Induced Displacement and Resettlement. 23 March 2013.
- P. McMahon (2013) Understanding Cambodia's Urban Poor: A Quantitative and qualitative methodology. International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy, Activism and Alternative Economic Strategy, The Hague, Netherlands. 9-11 July 2013.
- International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy
- Development Studies Association
- London International Development Centre
- Urban poverty
- Urban development and urbanisation
- Labour and livelihoods in the informal sector
- Land and housing rights
- Conflict and violence
- Political Economy