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Journal Article | Jan 2001
The limits of clientelism: Multi-party politics in Sub-Saharan Africa Inge Amundsen Forum for Devel
Clientelism, multi-party, , Africa: Sub-Saharan Africa
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
This chapter analyses political corruption in Nigeria through the trajectory of a number of scandals and their background. It underscores the resilience ...
political corruption, power preservation, resource curse, clientelism, 'war chest', Nigeria
U4 Brief | Feb 2021
Under what circumstances can firms favourably contribute to curbing grand corruption in ethnically plural societies? It can be argued that the most practical ...
U4 Brief | May 2020
Cash transfer programmes are being created and extended in developing countries as an economic response to Covid-19. Many donors are increasing their ...
cash transfers, covid-19, donors
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2008
Private companies are spending significant resources on social projects in Angola, for the benefit of poor, for general development purposes and for positioning ...
Angola, Social Funds, Corporate Social Responsibility, Economics, Politics
Event | 8 May 2013
The importance of electoral institutions is growing in North Africa as a consequence of the 2011 Arab uprisings. Four international specialists discuss the lessons of the recent electoral experiences. Have elections resulted in new forms of authoritarianism or are they harbingers of genuine democratic transitions?
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
This report provides a comprehensive political economy analysis of contemporary Malawi. The country epitomises the primacy of patrimonial politics – ...
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 ...
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
This introductory chapter outlines the distinctions between, on the one hand, political and bureaucratic corruption, and, on the other hand, between extractive ...
political corruption, corruption, power preservation, political economy analysis, bribery, favouritism, vote buying
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
Parliamentary elections will be held in Angola in 2008, as the first elections since 1992. There are now almost 100 political parties registered in Angola, ...
Angola, democratization, political parties
Project | Sep 2010 - Dec 2013
In this study of the political parties of Bangladesh we will assess the quality of the political parties and party coalitions along a number of indicators. First, ...
Political parties, good governance, politics, clientelism, political finance, Bangladesh
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
Among Angola's current predicaments is an extreme centralisation of power. Despite the fact that the civil war has ended, executive authority remains ...
Democratisation, parliaments, institutionalisation, Africa: Angola
News | 14 Aug 2012
On 31st of August voters in Angola will elect a new parliament and a president. It is already clear that the dice are loaded. Despite the low quality of the elections and the machinations of the incumbent - is Angola on the path to democracy?
Edited Book | Nov 2019
Analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic corruption, this timely book separates these two very different social ...
Political corruption, Corruption, Power preservation, Political economy analysis, Bribery, Favouritism, Vote buying, Civil society, Media, Anti-corruption, 'Big Man', Patronage, Elections, Resource curse, Clientelism, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Mozambique, South Africa, Malawi
CMI Brief | Aug 2016
Local government is an important avenue for getting practical experience in participating in politics before moving on to the national arena. Advocates ...
women, politics, local government, Malawi