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Anthropologist focusing on the social politics of natural resources, grassroot democracy, the state and political conflict in Venezuela. Other interests include gender, the enviroment and land tenure.
poverty, poverty reduction, development, social movements, natural resource management, social and political conflict, state, state transformation, food security, gender, civil-military relations, Venezuela, Brazil, Angola
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist specialized in comparative politics and public law in Latin America.
Main Research Topic
Our research on Democracy and Governance investigates the relevance of political institutions, political processes, and political action on economic outcomes ...
democracy, authoritarian regimes, elections, vote, political parties, government, hybrid regimes
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Sudan: Human rights, development and democracy Liv Tønnessen Politics in the Developing World Peter
Development, democarcy, human rights, Sudan, Sudan
Journal Article | Apr 2017
In developed nations, issues of taxation rank high on the agendas of political parties. In Africa’s new democracies taxation does not ...
Political scientist currently working on projects related to political institutions and their role in fostering or reducing political inequality.
Political inequality, Democratisation, Autocratization, Hybrid regimes, Elections, Political parties, Political funding, Media, Human Rights, Legal institutions, Sub-Saharan Africa, Angola, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi
Senior Researcher (on leave)
Political scientist focusing on comparative politics of the Middle East region
Democracy, economic sociology, media, hybrid regimes, Iran, Syria, Kuwait
Project | Jan 2017 - Dec 2019
Money Talks is a research project that critically examines the nexus between money and political recruitment. Its main focus is how different ...
Malawi, Ghana, Kenya
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
While the number of women holding parliamentary seats is slowly growing globally from 10% in 1995 to 17% in 2009, Africa is on the ‘fast ...
Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Sudan
Project | Jan 2011 - Jan 2020
Far-reaching processes of juridification are perceived to be at work in Norwegian society and globally, with expanding and more detailed legal ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a ...
Sudan, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, paper tiger law, UNICEF, UNFPA
Political scientist focusing on development and development assistance, rising powers and African development and a strong emphasis on South Africa and Southern Africa.
Development aid, peace and security, democratisation, foreign policy, democratisation, civil society, regional cooperation, Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa
Senior Researcher, Coordinator: Rights and Legal Institutions
Political scientist exploring intersections between law and politics in Latin America
Democratisation, human rights, transitional justice, courts, judicial reform, comparative politics, institutional development, Americas: Chile, Argentina, Uruguay., Africa: Namibia, Angola, Mozambique
Political scientist researching women, politics and Islam in the Middle East and Northern Africa.
Islamism, democracy, human rights, state versus civil society, political liberalization, womens' civil and political rights, political inclusion, Sudan, Saudi Arabia
Digital Humanitarian practitioner,working on "Digital Revolutions" - New Information Technology Tools in 21st Century Politics.
Election Monitoring, Crowdsourcing, Ushahidi, Uchaguzi, Kenya
Ethiopia’s economy is booming. Political opposition is not. We research governance in a broad sense, from democracy to elections and employment ...
Malawi is a poor country struggling to overcome decades of underdevelopment. We research governance and gender equality.
Journal Article | Oct 2016
While democracy is commonly believed to reduce corruption, there are obvious endogeneity problems in measuring the impact of democracy on corruption. ...
Democracy, corruption, conflict, endogeneity, Bangladesh
Journal Article | Jan 2016
First of all, this paper explores the rationale for internal party democracy, highlighting the ‘school for democracy’ argument. ...
Intra-party politics, democratization, dynasties, Bangladesh
Political capital of ruling parties after regime change: contrasting successful insurgencies to peaceful pro-democracy movements
Journal Article | Jul 2016
The cases of the African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa and the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in Zambia show major differences ...
Post conflict, party building, African National Congress, Movement for Multiparty Democracy, Africa, Zambia, South Africa