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DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
"Tradition" has neither been static or blissful, nor are colonial powers to be blamed entirely for its "decline". The historical analyses of the marriage ...
Zambia, Marriage, Tradition, Colonial courts, Gender relations, Africa: Zambia
Sudan Working Paper | Jan 2015
Informal trade in pre-colonial Africa, sometimes in the form of barter, wasone of the mechanisms of social interaction between various ethnic groupsand ...
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2010
Since achieving independence, Sudan has been burdened with many conflicts which have hindered its economic, social and cultural development. While some ...
Sudan peace agreements, conflict resolution, Sudan scenarios, colonial administration, political elite, Sudan
The Norway-East Africa Trading Company in Zanzibar, 1895-1925. Business communication in colonial times
Book Chapter | Jan 2015
This article uses the Norway East Africa Trading company in Zanzibar as an example of how increased facility of communication aided small businesses in ...
Africa, colonialism, Tanzania, Zanzibar
Journal Article | Apr 2019
African colonial history suggests that British colonial rule may have undermined state centralisation due to legacies of ethnic segregation and stronger ...
Colonial legacy, development, ethnicity, state capacity, Sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Report | Jan 1992
The report historically traces the social construction of the Indian prostitute, which misrepresented and degraded the imagery of an accomplished courtesan ...
Women, Prostitution, Colonialism, India
CMI Report | Jan 1992
The study focuses on the Tunisian post-colonial process of modernization and its effects on Tunisians of different generations, gender, and educational ...
Modernization, Gender relations, Tunisia
Journal Article | Nov 2020
The association between British colonial rule and lower levels of corruption is often emphasized in legal origins literature (La Porta et al., 2008). ...
Corruption, colonial rule, chiefs, Africa
Women and the remaking of politics in Southern Africa: Negotiating autonomy, incorporation and representation
Book | Jan 2004
African women have a long history of political involvement. Yet, the fervour with which they participated in anti-colonial struggles and supported national ...
Women, Politics, Women's role, Liberation, Africa: South Africa., Southern Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
Political polarisation, colonial inequalities and the crisis of modernity in Venezuela Iselin Åsedot
Project | Feb 2020 - Jul 2023
Public services are essential for development. However, their provision varies greatly across communities within developing countries. Although local ...
Public services, Security, Pre-colonial states, Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
Ethnicity has received increased attention in studies of Africa's economic and institutional development. We present evidence on the long-term effects ...
Colonial legacy, development, ethnicity, state capacity, Sub-Saharan, Africa, tax, tax evasion
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2010
To begivenheter kommer til å prege Afrika i år: fotball-VM i Sør-Afrika, og markeringen av 50 års uavhengighet i flere tidligere ...
nationalism, colonialism, post-colonial history, panafricanism, 2010 World Cup, poverty, economic development strategies, South Africa, China
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
Poll (‘head'''') tax has been the most common form of direct mass taxation in many sub-Saharan African countries since colonial times. Until very ...
Taxation, coercion, state building, Tanzania, Uganda
News | 19 Aug 2005
In her book on The Adivasis of Bangladesh, Senior researcher Tone Bleie brings together a discussion of minority and indigenous rights with a social science analysis of how ethnic discrimination impacts on poverty processes and outcomes. She argues that colonial and post-colonial states compulsively produce majorities and minorities, marginalizing minorities with scant citizenship rights.
Event | 19 Feb 2009
The Israeli colonial project is 'spacio-cidal' targeting land to render an inevitable 'voluntary' transfer of the Palestinian population. Professor Sari Hanafi is visiting scholar at CMI.
News | 20 Dec 2006
CMI presents the first report in a series of three qualitative studies on poverty in Mozambique. The study looks into people's own emic perceptions of poverty, and offers a host of policy implications.
U4 Issue | May 2011
Forest governance in the Philippines during the post-colonial period has involved protracted efforts to arrest and reverse patterns of overexploitation ...
natural resource management, REDD, corruption, Philippines
Book | Jan 1997
After more than twenty years of devastating civil war, Angola is slowly moving toward peace and reconciliation. In this accessible introduction to one ...
The comprehensive peace agreement in the Sudan: Institutional developments and political trends in focus areas
Sudan Working Paper | May 2009
The Sudan is a vast and varied country in terms of its geography and people, defining its social and political relations from the colonial era through ...