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CMI Report | Jan 1994
This comparative analysis of recent transitions to democracy in Argentina and Chile examines (1) the impact of the type of transition on democratic consolidation; ...
Human rights, Democratization, Chile, Argentina, Americas: Argentina
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
"Transition type" Elin Skaar Encyclopedia of Transitional Justice Nadya Nedelsky and Lavinia Stan t
Journal Article | Jan 2006
Over the last few years Bolivia has been the scene of a series of violent confrontations between the government and a range of social interest groups. ...
Bolivia, Democracy, Latin America
Journal Article | Aug 2009
This article assesses political developments in Ethiopia after its 2005 federal and regional watershed elections. Although an unprecedented liberalisation ...
News | 2 Nov 2011
Litigating health rights does make a difference. However, it varies to whom. Court cases brought by NGOs often contribute to better health care for the poor. Other cases primarily benefit middle class people who have resources to go to court.
Event | 28 Apr 2011
Lise Rakner, Helge Rønning and Lovise Aalen will presents results of their research project Elections and Democracy in Africa.
Book Chapter | Jan 1999
How the national became popular in Tanzania Siri Lange National identity and democracy in Africa Ma
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
Book | Jan 1997
The book analyses rivalling positions in the South African constitutional debate from the early 1990s via the 1993 interim constitution to the adoption ...
Constitution-making, democracy, political theory, , South Africa
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2007
Blindt fokus på Islam Liv Tønnessen Bergens Tidende Islam, Rashid al-Ghannoushi, patron-client rel
Islam, Rashid al-Ghannoushi, patron-client relationships, lack of democracy in the Middle East and Northern-Africa
Event | 16 Jun 2011
Democracy is fragile in Bangladesh. The new 2008 government promised change in politics and governance. Professor Rounaq Jahan, from the University of Colombia, explores the challenges faced by the new government.
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
"Absolutely Spotless" - are Women Cleaner Public Actors than Men? Gisela Geisler Political Corrupti
News | 10 May 2010
The papers from the Maputo conference in April ready for download Letter of invitation Maputo Table of contents Brito, Luis de: Challenge for Democracy: ...
Political scientist focusing on democracy, governance and women's employment and empowement in the Horn of Africa
Democratisation, human rights, federalism, ethnicity, post conflict power sharing, political institutions in developmental processes, women's participation in authoritarian contexts, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia, Djibouti
News | 15 Feb 2005
This volume examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa. Are the courts able to hold political power-holders accountable when they act outside of their constitutionally defined powers? Given the hyper-presidential nature of these regimes, particular focus is on the ability of the courts to say "no" to the executive and make it stick.
Book Chapter | Mar 2016
Menneskerettar og demokrati Elin Skaar Den dannede opprører Bernt Hagtvet 70 år Nik. Brandal og Dag
human rights, democracy, Latin America
Project | Jun 2011 - Dec 2014
This project combines research on taxation (upstream) and spending (downstream) at the local level in Angola. It will shed light on the overall ...
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This report analyses the growth of political Islam in South Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan and India's Jammu and Kashmir Province). In Pakistan the failure ...
Asia: Afghanistan, India, Pakistan
Security and remilitarization in the name of democracy: The impact of global crime control policies in Honduras
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2015
During the past decade, the Honduran government has introduced hard-line security policies in order to reduce the alarming levels of crime and delinquency ...
Military, civil-military relations, security politics, Honduras
Report in External Series | Sep 2014
This study provides an overview of the evolution of political parties since the birth of Bangladesh. It analyses and compares the ideology, organisational ...
Political parties, Bangladesh