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Local Perspectives on the ‘Neutrality’ of Traditional Authorities in Malawi, South Africa and Uganda
Journal Article | Mar 2009
Traditional authorities were recognised and revitalised in several African countries in the 1990s. Based on conventional perceptions of the nature of ...
Traditional Authorities, Decentralization, Local GOvernance, Co-existence, Malaei, South Africa, Uganda
Integration of Traditional Authorities in Local Governance in Mozambique and Angola - the Context of Decentralization and Democratisation
Book Chapter | Jan 2007
If one is to assess how local representation changes with the integration of traditional authorities into the local governance system, one must analyse ...
Local Government, Decentralization, Democratization, Africa: Angola, Mozambique
Fantoches e cavalos de Tróia? Instrumentalização das autoridades tradicionais em Angola e Moçambique
Journal Article | May 2010
Puppets or Trojan Horses? Instrumentalisation of traditional authorities in Angola and Mozambique This article analyses comparatively the process of ...
Report in External Series | May 2017
Traditional leadership often coexists with modernpolitical institutions, yet we know little about how traditional and state authority cues—or those ...
Traditional authorities, Gender, Policy advocacy, Experiments, Malawi
Project | Aug 2005 - Dec 2010
This project culminated with a Ph.D dissertation by Mr. Aslak Orre. It had a two-fold agenda linked to the relationship between political parties, state ...
Local government, political parties, democratisation, Angola and Mozambique
Entrenching the party-state in the multiparty era. Opposition parties, traditional authorities and new councils of local representatives in Angola and Mozambique
Doctoral Thesis | Apr 2010
Entrenching the party-state in the multiparty era. Opposition parties, traditional authorities and
Why the Gender of Traditional Authorities Matters: Intersectionality and Women's Rights Advocacy in Malawi
Journal Article | Oct 2019
Why the Gender of Traditional Authorities Matters: Intersectionality and Women's Rights Advocacy in
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
A revival of tradition? The power of clans and social strata in the Wolayta elections Lovise Aalen
Project | Jan 2014 - Apr 2017
This 3-year interdisciplinary project (2014-2016) - comprising sociology, political science and social anthropology - intends to contribute to an ...
Governance, civil service, faith-based organisations, traditional authorities, gender relations, corruption, Malawi
Journal Article | Oct 2018
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional institutions ...
child marriage, family law, gender reform, counter-mobilization, religion, tradition, Sudan, Zambia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
In Ethiopia, with 85% of the population in agriculture, most of them illiterate, democratisation has to work against adverse experience: Peasants can ...
Event | 20 Apr 2006
Since peace 'broke out' in Angola in 2002, the state has undertaken to establish its civil government apparatus throughout the vast territory. How does the state apparatus interact with the various kinds of 'traditional' leaders and their social power and authority? Prof. Dr. Armando Marques Guedes from the University Nova of Lisbon, N'Gunu Tiny, from London School of Economics and Gonçalo Almeida Ribeiro from Harvard Law School.
Journal Article | Jan 2009
After almost 25 years of war, the formal justice sector in Afghanistan is dysfunctional, and comprehensive reform of both laws and institutions have ...
justice sector reform, Afghanistan
Edited Book | Jan 2016
Traditionally relegated because of political pressure and public expectations, courts in Latin America are increasingly asserting a stronger role in ...
CMI Report | Jan 2009
The discourse on social exclusion in Nepal is very ideological, with some authors considering basically all Nepalis as socially excluded except for male ...
Social and economic indicators, Statistical analysis, Caste and ethnic identity, Nepal
News | 27 Feb 2012
A social class of ultra poor is becoming increasingly visible in Mozambique. Neither national authorities nor international donors are able to target them with their current poverty reduction policies.
Event | 14 May 2012
-Moderate reforms can have a positive magnet effect on traditional oppressive social norms, says Jean-Philippe Platteau.
Distributing mining wealth to communities in Ghana: Addressing problems of elite capture and political corruption
U4 Issue | May 2013
In the context of a mining boom in Africa, a critical consideration is how governments use increased mineral wealth to foster development, particularly ...
Natural resources, Mining, Minerals, Corruption, Rural communities, Cash transfer schemes, natural resource management, Ghana
CMI Report | Jan 2005
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, we find that corruption exists in all its facets - bribery, nepotism, embezzlement, diversion of public funds, tax fraud, illegal ...
Corruption, Anti-corruption strategies, Post-war reconstruction, Democratisation, Balkan region, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia Herzegovina
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
"Tradition" has neither been static or blissful, nor are colonial powers to be blamed entirely for its "decline". The historical analyses of the marriage ...
Zambia, Marriage, Tradition, Colonial courts, Gender relations, Africa: Zambia