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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 ...
Project | Aug - Oct 2005
This project assesses the feasibility of the time schedule proposed by the so-called fast-track committee towards the establishment of an East African ...
Regional co-operation, Federalism, East Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Journal Article | Jan 2008
This study uses industry level foreign direct investment (FDI) data from 57 countries 1989-2000, to examine the host country determinants of FDI flows ...
Edited Book | Jan 2006
Using case studies drawn from Latin America, Africa, India and Eastern Europe, this volue examines the role of courts as a channel for social transformation ...
courts, social transformation, access to justice, poverty
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
Angola has not addressed violations committed during almost three decades of war following independence, in which hundreds of thousands of people died. ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-conflict, Angola
Journal Article | Dec 2008
A wave of democratisation swept across the developinng world from the 1980s onwards. However, despite the momentous transformation that this so-called ...
CMI Report | Jul 2007
Political parties are indispensable for the functioning of liberal democracies. However, the political parties of many transitional and developing countries ...
Corruption, Political corruption, Politics, Public finance
CMI Report | Jan 2003
This report provides an overview of the political Islam in the Middle East, with a special emphasis on the Islamic resurgence in the Levant (Egypt, Israel, ...
Islam, Democracy, Politics, Middle East, Middle East
Project | Nov 2009 - May 2010
The aim of the research project “Elections and Democracy in Africa” is to contribute to a comparative understanding of the challenges facing ...
Liberation movements, pro-democray movements, Africa, elections, democracy, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Norwegian Centre for Democracy Support: Evaluation of Political Parties' Cooperation Projects: Norwegian Labour Party Women and Fateh Women, and Socialist Left Party Women and Palestinian Federation for Women's Action
Commissioned Report | Jun 2008
Norwegian Centre for Democracy Support: Evaluation of Political Parties' Cooperation Projects: Norw
Women's rights, Palestine, political parties, Palestine, Norway
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
The Ethiopian state has committed itself to secure that people feel that their human and democratic rights are taken care of in everyday life and at the ...
Democratization, Elections, Africa: Ethiopia
News | 30 Apr 2013
Afghan women's rights activists are caught in a squeeze between the expectations of Western donors, demands from Islamists and their own ambitions. Advocates fear rejection of all attempts to promote women's rights and are forced to make compromises.
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist specialized in comparative politics and public law in Latin America.
Suffering and powerlessness: The significance of promoting participation in rights-based approaches to health
Journal Article | Jan 2009
In a rights framework, participation is inextricably related to power. Through effective participation, we can challenge political and other forms of ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
There is growing psychological evidence that various processes differently contribute to our propensity to support or challenge the status quo; to embrace ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
This paper seeks to explain why the military has remained in power in Burma after the country-wide uprising for democracy in 1988. It is argued that a ...
Democratization, Political development, Authoritarianism, Myanmar, Burma
Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
Bangladesh has taken yet another turn on its downwards spiral from democracy to authoritarianism. On 8 February 2018, a Bangladeshi judge convicted opposition ...
The Bergen Seminar 2000. After war: democracy and reconciliation in divided societies - lessons from the first phase
Project | Jan 1999 - Feb 2000
The seminar examined the short-term and long-term effects on reconciliation and democratication of policy measures that typically follow cessation of ...
Post-conflict, reconciliation, democratisation
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2014
Civil-military relations constitute a crucial element in the transition to substantive democracy all over the world. During periods of authoritarianism ...
Literature review, Civil Military relations, military, Latin America
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2014
The transition to democracy in Brazil came with a significant change in the role the armed forces could play for public security within the country. According ...
Brazil, armed forces, public security, civil-military relations