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Islamism and Democracy: An Inquiry into the Political Thought of the Sudanese Islamist Hassan al-Turabi
Master's Thesis | Jan 2005
My focus of analysis is Islamist democracy as conceived by the Sudanese Islamist Hassan al-Turabi. I aim to explore and understand Turabi's concept ...
Islamism, democracy, Sudan, Tunisia and Egypt
The reversed contagion effect: Explaining the unevenness of women's representation across South African municipalities
Journal Article | Nov 2013
Do dominant parties comply with its gender quota rule when they face an increased electoral threat? Contrary to conventional wisdom, we question whether ...
Gender Quotas, Local Governance, ELections, Women's Representation, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2011
This article critically addresses recent anthropological and feminist efforts to theorize and analyse Muslim women's participation in and support for ...
Norway, young Muslims, piety, self, agency
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Afghan women, Religious traditions,Transformations, Transmission
Gender, religion, ritual, Afghanistan
CMI Report | Jan 1997
(Forthcoming 1998 under the title: Women and Islamisation. Contemporary Dimensions of Discourse on Gender Relations by Berg Publishers, Oxford/New York)...
Book Chapter | Jan 2020
Outlining historical and contemporary processes of political and economic change in Mozambique’s capital city Maputo, and juxtaposing these with an ethnography ...
Mozambique, Gender, Urban, Inequality, Poverty
CMI Brief | Jun 2016
Malawi has its version of a ‘national gender machinery’, like many other countries, established to break the barriers against women representation ...
Costs and consequences of abortions to women and their households: A cross-sectional study in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Little is known about the costs and consequences of abortions to women and their households. Our aim was to study both costs and consequences of induced ...
Abortions, costs, consequences, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2013
This thesis examines contestations over gender violence as points of entry into an analysis of gender, politics and sovereign power in contemporary Afghanistan. ...
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
This working paper is an analytical review of four recent studies on "women and the state" or the gendered state. Three of these books include studies ...
Women, Gender relations, State, Africa, Asia, Europe
Event | 19 Jun 2015
Why and how do discussions about religious freedom and secularism coalesce around questions of gender and sexuality? What is the relationship between the regulation of gender and sexuality and the regulation of religion in modern secular societies?
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
Brittle Images, Lingering Pasts: Armenian Women and Sorrow Nefissa Naguib Women, pain and death: Ri
Labor-intensive jobs for women and development: Intrahousehold welfare effects and its transmission channels
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
We examine the welfare impacts of women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive effects, both at the household and the individual level. However, ...
salaried employment, wage labor, gender, bargaining, consumption, poverty, hunger
News | 28 Aug 2014
Family planning policies have been implemented around the world for decades, but with limited results. This is also the case in Tanzania where school dropout is a big problem and the majority of girls get pregnant by the age of 20. What are they doing wrong?
«Nowadays there are shoot-outs all the time». Women, children, and Police Pacification Units (UPPs) in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro.
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2016
Executive summary This CMI Working paper explores the implementation of the Brazilian government’s favela (shantytown) policing program, Unidades ...
Favela, Rio de Janeiro, police, Rocinha, women, children, security, Police Pacification Units, UPP, Brazil
U4 Brief | Jan 2015
What supports the claim that corruption causes more suffering for women than men? By distinguishing between indirect victimisation and direct victimisation, ...
CMI Brief | Apr 2018
Reserved-seat quotas have been used worldwide as a measure to get more women in parliament. However, they are meant to be temporary until women can compete ...
quota- to non-quota seats, women in parliament, Tanzania, Uganda
Book Chapter | Jan 2016
The Women's Parliamentary Caucus: Promoting Cross-Party Substantive Representation Asiyati Lorraine
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
Sexual violence and gendered subjectivities: indigenous women's search for justice in Guatemala Ra
Sexual violence, women, Justice, Guatemala
Event | 31 May 2013
During the last couple of years there has been a series of seminar on the events related to the "Arab spring" in Yemen, Syria, Tunisia and Egypt ...