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CMI Report | Jan 1991
The gendered state: A review of some recent studies on women and the state Kate Halvorsen CMI Repor
Edited Book | Sep 2016
Oil has been central to regime survival for oil states across the Arabian Peninsula and has been at the heart of their attempts to defuse the wave of ...
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
CMI Report | Dec 2017
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its independence ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan
Project | Nov 2010 - Dec 2014
The main objective of the project is to provide new insights into citizen’s attitudes and behaviour with respect to taxation in Africa, using nationally ...
Taxation, tax evasion, compliance, fiscal contract, trust, Benin, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Event | 12 Jan 2012
How do the emerging South powers promote economic co-operation, trade and investment? And how is development finance and aid provided?
China, India, Brazil and South Africa
Book | Jul 2018
It has long been debated whether Africa's lack of growth is best explained by the continent's exploitation by the global system, or by internal failures ...
Tax, coercion, reform, Africa
Book | Jan 2018
The Politics of the Headscarf in the United States investigates the social and political effects of the practice of Muslim-American women wearing the ...
Event | 10 May 2012
Peter Vale explores a century of South African international relation from the point of view of cartoons. Cartoonists offer a "sharp eye" on foreign policy.
News | 28 Jan 2014
Taxpayer compliance in Sub-Saharan Africa is closely linked to peoples' views of the government's ability to deliver on important services, the fairness of the system, and consequences of tax evasion shows findings from the recent Afrobarometer survey.
Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic exploration ...
News | 25 Sep 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been criticised for being too broad and vague. What are the chances of success?
Journal Article | Jun 2013
This article analyses how state and non-state actors have tried to address the human rights violations and war crimes committed during the civil war in ...
Civil War, Gamba Spirits, Gorongosa, Human Rights, Local Justice, Mozambique, Transitional Justice, Mozambique
CMI Report | Jan 1993
This study takes an extended look at Botswana, a country which is found to depart from the common pattern of African states and therefore may be considered ...
Democracy, Development planning, Economic policy, Botswana
U4 Issue | Jan 2007
This report takes on board recent international experience and research on fragile states and present operational advice to anyone wanting to tailor strategic ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1992
The paper was prepared for a conference on the impact of international migration on the security and stability of states, which was organised by the Massachusetts ...
Migration, International politics, Social conflicts, Southeast Asia
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of Afghanistan, arguing that the Afghan state is fragile, and sustained through constant ...
Journal Article | Apr 2019
African colonial history suggests that British colonial rule may have undermined state centralisation due to legacies of ethnic segregation and stronger ...
Colonial legacy, development, ethnicity, state capacity, Sub-Saharan Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
How far has the recent global wave of tax reform contributed to state building in poorer countries? This chapter concludes that there are ...
Taxation, tax reform, state building, globalisation, Developing countries
Edited Book | Jan 2008
Developing countries face new and pressing challenges as they strive to build more effective and accountable public institutions. These difficulties differ ...
Taxation, state building, accountability, developing countries, Chile, China, Ghana, Mauritius, Poland, Russia, Tanzania, Uganda
The relationship between the state, family and household. Consequences for women's participation in the education system in Kerala, India
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The theme of this working paper is gender and education in India, and more specifically the question why there is significantly higher participation of ...
Gender relations, Education, Kerala, India, Asia: India