Dr Graeme Young

  • Lecturer in Social and Public Policy (Urban Studies)

Biography

Graeme Young is a Lecturer in Social and Public Policy in the School of Social & Political Sciences and the Convenor of the undergraduate Social and Public Policy program. He received his PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of Cambridge in 2018.

Graeme’s research focuses on the political economy of development, international peace operations, and the relationship between states and markets, broadly conceived. He is particularly interested in informal economic activity and policy work that aims to build inclusive economies and promote sustainable peace.

Prior to joining the University of Glasgow, Graeme served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, a Visiting Researcher at the University of Cape Town, and a Scholar in Residence at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at the New York University School of Law.

Research interests

  • Political economy of development
  • Informal economic activity
  • Policy and inclusive economies
  • International peace operations

Research groups

Publications

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2023

Fernandez-Torne, C. and Young, G. (2023) Mirroring truths: how liberal democracies are challenging their foundational narratives. Social Sciences, 12(8), 438. (doi: 10.3390/socsci12080438)

2022

Martínez, L. and Young, G. (2022) Street vending, vulnerability and exclusion during the COVID-19 pandemic: the case of Cali, Colombia. Environment and Urbanization, 34(2), pp. 372-390. (doi: 10.1177/09562478221113753) (PMID:36254215) (PMCID:PMC9554571)

Sundstedt, A., Young, G. and Osborne, M. (2022) SHLC (Animation). [Audio]

2021

Young, G. (2021) Neoliberalism and the state in the African city: Informality, accumulation and the rebirth of a Ugandan market = Le néolibéralisme et l'Etat dans la ville africaine : informalité, accumulation et renaissance d'un marché ougandais. Critical African Studies, 13(3), pp. 305-320. (doi: 10.1080/21681392.2021.1999834)

Ozcelik, A. , Nesterova, Y. , Young, G. and Maxwell, A. (2021) Youth-led peace: The role of youth in peace processes. Project Report. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Young, G. (2021) Development, division and discontent in informal markets: Insights from Kampala. Review of African Political Economy, 48(168), pp. 196-216. (doi: 10.1080/03056244.2020.1841620)

Ahmad, S. , Baffoe, G. , Bhandari, R. , Young, G. and Osborne, M. (2021) Sustainable, healthy, learning cities and neighbourhoods. In: Venter, M. and Hattingh, S. (eds.) Learning for a Better Future: Perspectives on Higher Education, Cities, Business and Civil Society. Series: Centre for local economic development: topics in local development (vol.1). AOSIS: Cape Town, pp. 27-50. ISBN 9781928523970 (doi: 10.4102/aosis.2021.BK214.02)

2020

Nesterova, Y. and Young, G. (2020) Education Policies, Systems, and Progress in Africa and Asia : A Comparative Analysis of 12 Cities in Six Countries. Documentation. GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC).

Young, G. (2020) Demand: the forgotten side of informal economy policy. Other. Hungry Cities Partnership.

Young, G. (2020) Reconceptualizing informal economic governance: implications from Cape Town, South Africa. Discussion Paper. Hungry Cities Partnership.

Young, G. (2020) Urban informal economies in peacebuilding: Competing perspectives and implications for theory and praxis. Third World Quarterly, 41(11), pp. 1937-1956. (doi: 10.1080/01436597.2020.1799192)

Young, G. and Crush, J. (2020) The urban informal food sector in the Global South. In: Crush, J., Frayne, B. and Haysom, G. (eds.) Handbook on Urban Food Security in the Global South. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, pp. 198-217. ISBN 9781786431509 (doi: 10.4337/9781786431516.00015)

2019

Crush, J. and Young, G. (2019) Africa's Urban Informal Food Sector in Comparative Perspective [Special Issue]. Urban Forum, 30(4),

Crush, J. and Young, G. (2019) Resituating Africa’s urban informal food sector. Urban Forum, 30(4), pp. 377-384. (doi: 10.1007/s12132-019-09374-4)

Young, G. (2019) The state and the origins of informal economic activity: insights from Kampala. Urban Forum, 30(4), pp. 407-423. (doi: 10.1007/s12132-019-09372-6)

Young, G. (2019) Political decision-making and the decline of Canadian peacekeeping. Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, 25(2), pp. 152-171. (doi: 10.1080/11926422.2018.1543713)

Young, G. and Crush, J. (2019) Governing the informal food sector in cities of the Global South. Discussion Paper. Hungry Cities Partnership.

2018

Young, G. (2018) De-democratisation and the rights of street vendors in Kampala, Uganda. International Journal of Human Rights, 22(8), pp. 1007-1029. (doi: 10.1080/13642987.2018.1492915)

2017

Young, G. (2017) From protection to repression: the politics of street vending in Kampala. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 11(4), pp. 714-733. (doi: 10.1080/17531055.2017.1378448)

2015

Young, G. W. (2015) Conceptualizing resistance in post-conflict environments. International Peacekeeping, 22(2), pp. 169-185. (doi: 10.1080/13533312.2015.1017081)

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Number of items: 20.

Articles

Fernandez-Torne, C. and Young, G. (2023) Mirroring truths: how liberal democracies are challenging their foundational narratives. Social Sciences, 12(8), 438. (doi: 10.3390/socsci12080438)

Martínez, L. and Young, G. (2022) Street vending, vulnerability and exclusion during the COVID-19 pandemic: the case of Cali, Colombia. Environment and Urbanization, 34(2), pp. 372-390. (doi: 10.1177/09562478221113753) (PMID:36254215) (PMCID:PMC9554571)

Young, G. (2021) Neoliberalism and the state in the African city: Informality, accumulation and the rebirth of a Ugandan market = Le néolibéralisme et l'Etat dans la ville africaine : informalité, accumulation et renaissance d'un marché ougandais. Critical African Studies, 13(3), pp. 305-320. (doi: 10.1080/21681392.2021.1999834)

Young, G. (2021) Development, division and discontent in informal markets: Insights from Kampala. Review of African Political Economy, 48(168), pp. 196-216. (doi: 10.1080/03056244.2020.1841620)

Young, G. (2020) Urban informal economies in peacebuilding: Competing perspectives and implications for theory and praxis. Third World Quarterly, 41(11), pp. 1937-1956. (doi: 10.1080/01436597.2020.1799192)

Crush, J. and Young, G. (2019) Africa's Urban Informal Food Sector in Comparative Perspective [Special Issue]. Urban Forum, 30(4),

Crush, J. and Young, G. (2019) Resituating Africa’s urban informal food sector. Urban Forum, 30(4), pp. 377-384. (doi: 10.1007/s12132-019-09374-4)

Young, G. (2019) The state and the origins of informal economic activity: insights from Kampala. Urban Forum, 30(4), pp. 407-423. (doi: 10.1007/s12132-019-09372-6)

Young, G. (2019) Political decision-making and the decline of Canadian peacekeeping. Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, 25(2), pp. 152-171. (doi: 10.1080/11926422.2018.1543713)

Young, G. (2018) De-democratisation and the rights of street vendors in Kampala, Uganda. International Journal of Human Rights, 22(8), pp. 1007-1029. (doi: 10.1080/13642987.2018.1492915)

Young, G. (2017) From protection to repression: the politics of street vending in Kampala. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 11(4), pp. 714-733. (doi: 10.1080/17531055.2017.1378448)

Young, G. W. (2015) Conceptualizing resistance in post-conflict environments. International Peacekeeping, 22(2), pp. 169-185. (doi: 10.1080/13533312.2015.1017081)

Book Sections

Ahmad, S. , Baffoe, G. , Bhandari, R. , Young, G. and Osborne, M. (2021) Sustainable, healthy, learning cities and neighbourhoods. In: Venter, M. and Hattingh, S. (eds.) Learning for a Better Future: Perspectives on Higher Education, Cities, Business and Civil Society. Series: Centre for local economic development: topics in local development (vol.1). AOSIS: Cape Town, pp. 27-50. ISBN 9781928523970 (doi: 10.4102/aosis.2021.BK214.02)

Young, G. and Crush, J. (2020) The urban informal food sector in the Global South. In: Crush, J., Frayne, B. and Haysom, G. (eds.) Handbook on Urban Food Security in the Global South. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, pp. 198-217. ISBN 9781786431509 (doi: 10.4337/9781786431516.00015)

Research Reports or Papers

Ozcelik, A. , Nesterova, Y. , Young, G. and Maxwell, A. (2021) Youth-led peace: The role of youth in peace processes. Project Report. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Nesterova, Y. and Young, G. (2020) Education Policies, Systems, and Progress in Africa and Asia : A Comparative Analysis of 12 Cities in Six Countries. Documentation. GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC).

Young, G. (2020) Demand: the forgotten side of informal economy policy. Other. Hungry Cities Partnership.

Young, G. (2020) Reconceptualizing informal economic governance: implications from Cape Town, South Africa. Discussion Paper. Hungry Cities Partnership.

Young, G. and Crush, J. (2019) Governing the informal food sector in cities of the Global South. Discussion Paper. Hungry Cities Partnership.

Audio

Sundstedt, A., Young, G. and Osborne, M. (2022) SHLC (Animation). [Audio]

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Supervision

Graeme is interested in supervising research projects that examine the political economy of development and peace, particularly those that explore the following themes:

  • The role of political processes, institutions, policies, ideas, and ideologies in development
  • The origin, evolution, dynamics, and governance of informal economies
  • New economic policy thinking and practice
  • Peacekeeping and peacebuilding

Teaching

PUBPOL4045

Policy, Inclusive Economies, and Society

Course Convenor

 

URBAN5085

Governance and Markets

Course Convenor

 

URBAN5140

Global Cities (Nankai)

Course Co-Convenor

 

PUBPOL2010

Social and Public Policy 2A: Perspectives on Public Policy - Conflicting Ideas and Changing Agendas

Contributor

 

PUBPOL4043

Urban Economy

Contributor

Research datasets

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Number of items: 1.

2023

Wang, Y. P. , Kintrea, K. , Osborne, M. , Schweisfurth, M. , Mitchell, R. , Kamete, A. , Yao, J. , Stewart, A. , Ahmad, S. , Young, G., Nesterova, Y. , Everatt, D., Lynge, H., Abrahams, C., Turok, I., Scheba, A., Visagie, J., Manirakiza, V., Malonza, J., Nduwayezu, G., Mugabe, L., Nsabimana, A., Rutayisire, P., Nzayirambaho, M., Njunwa, J.K., Levira, F., Moshi, I., Msuya, I., Kundu, D., Sharma, P., Debnath, T., Roy, S., Sowgat, T., Islam, T., Shakil, I., Reyes, M., Gamboa, M., Rivera, R., Caluag, A., Manlapas, I., Racoma, D., Sun, T., Zhai, L., Li, C., Liu, Y., Wang, C., Zhang, L., Sun, X., Bhandari, R., Baffoe, G., Lawson, V. and Long, J. (2023) GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods: Household Survey and Neighbourhood Focus Group Data from Seven Asian and African Countries, 2021-2022. [Data Collection]

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