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CMI Report | Jan 1997
This study argues that the Colombian paradox between formal democracy and endemic political violence is a direct result of the narrow polity established ...
Transition theory, Democracy, Violence, Human rights, Military, Colombia, Americas: Colombia
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
The book examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa, focussing on their ability to hold political power-holder ...
courts, judiciary, accountabilty, democracy, democratic consolidation, rule of law, constitutionalism
Journal Article | Aug 2007
The Oromo and the Coalition for Unity and Democracy Siegfried Pausewang The Journal of Oromo Studie
Ethnic groups, Oromo, Democracy, Ethiopia
Project | Jan - Dec 1997
This study analyses how a small donor like Norway can help to promote and support human rights and democracy through development co-operation. It examines ...
development assistance, human rights, democratisation, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
In search of the impact of international support for political parties in new democracies: Malawi and Zambia compared
Book Chapter | Nov 2011
In search of the impact of international support for political parties in new democracies: Malawi a
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
Party institutionalisation and the new democracies Lars Gerhard Svåsand and Vicky Randall Democracy
Democratizing Islam and Islamizing democracy: An inquiry into Hasan al-Turabi's conception of Shura in light of Western democratic theory
Journal Article | Aug 2009
This article explores Hasan al-Turabi’s conception of democracy with particular focus on the role and rights of non-Muslims. This is done through ...
Hasan al-Turabi, Islam, democracy, minorities, Sudan
Book Review | Jan 2007
The review introduces three volumes that present reflections of African scholars on the role of democracy and democratic movements in creating peaceful ...
Democratisation, Africa, state, conflict
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Theories of Democracy, the Judiciary and Social Rights Roberto Gargarella Courts and Social Transfo
Journal Article | Oct 2014
Diversification, income, and democracy: A descriptive overview Ivar Kolstad and Arne Wiig Lucere -
diversification, income, democracy, Angola
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
A structured comparative analysis of one post-authoritarian case (Uruguay), two post-conflict cases (Rwanda and Angola), and one mixed case (Peru) demonstrates ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, impact analysis, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Journal Article | Jan 2003
This special issue examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa, focussing on their ability to hold political ...
Courts, judiciary, accountability, democracy, democratic consolidation, rule of law, constitutionalism
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
How do transitional justice mechanisms contribute to peace and democracy after authoritarian rule or violent conflict has ended? This chapter examines ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict
No environmental protection without local democracy? Why peasants distrust their agricultural advisers
Book Chapter | Jan 2002
No environmental protection without local democracy? Why peasants distrust their agricultural advis
Democracy matters more than ever: Democracy assistance after the entrance of the "Emerging Southern Powers" in sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Brief | Aug 2011
Over the last ten years the new “Emerging Southern Powers” – China, India, Brazil and South Africa – have increased their ...
CMI Brief | Mar 2010
Since the early 1990s, legislative and presidential multiparty elections have taken place in 42 out of Sub Saharan Africa’s 48 states. For a majority, ...
democracy, elections, presidential elections, multiparty elections
News | 7 Oct 2015
During my fieldwork in Ilam district, Eastern Nepal, I had the chance to visit many different homes, and to experience parts of the everyday life of Nepali families. So far, in every single stay, I was impressed by the children’s motivation for doing homework until late in the evening, and their great ability to speak English. One of them, a 4,5-years old was copying mathematical rules and letters several times, “just for fun, as he is doing it every evening”, as his older brother told me.
Institutionalizing the pro-democracy movements: the case of Zambia's movement for multiparty democracy
Journal Article | Nov 2011
In this contribution the challenges of political opposition is addressed through a focus on the problems of institutionalizing parties and party systems ...
democracy, party institutionalization, economic and political liberalization, , sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia
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 in the ...
Post conflict, party building, African National Congress, Movement for Multiparty Democracy, Africa, Zambia, South Africa