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The Politics of Women's Representation in Sudan: Debating Women's Rights in Islam from the Elites to the Grassroots
CMI Report | Mar 2010
The international discourse on gender and peacebuilding presupposes a common agenda among all women across religion, ethnicity and class in any given ...
Sudan, Women, Islam, Peacebuilding
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
'Follow the money!' Policies and practices in donor support to civil society formations in Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Aug 2011
In 2007, the Southern Africa Trust commissioned a study on the trends and impacts of changing aid policies and shifting financial flows to civil society ...
Aid, Southern Africa, Civil Society, Financial Crisis
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This volume reproduces, with minor changes, a set of previously published papers on the history of the origins, formation and evolution of the contract ...
Project | Apr 2014 - Oct 2018
The Taxation, Institutions and Participation (TIP) project investigates the effects of tax havens on the domestic revenue system, institutions and citizen ...
Capital flight, tax havens, taxation, institutions, lobbying, citizen participation, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia
Political sociologist whose research interests include war and state formation, government-backed militias, masculinities and marriage practices in Afghanistan
Gender, Humanitarianism, Afghanistan
News | 16 Mar 2016
Does self-serving elite behaviour make citizens more politically active? If we inform voters about the elite’s use of tax havens, are they more likely to take part in elections and other political processes? And does the form on the information matter, are voters more inclined to respond to information that stokes their moral indignation?
CMI Insight | May 2017
In 2010, the Senegalese women’s movement, supported by political elites and international norms, managed to push for the adoption of one of the ...
women's movement, marabout, religion, Senegal
U4 Brief | Sep 2013
Addressing corruption in fragile and conflict-affected environments is constrained by the risk that reforms can spark violent resistance. Two different ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2007
Den norske ambassadøren i Mosambik skrev nylig under en avtale om et partnerskap med den mosambianske staten for å bidra til utvikling og ...
Development aid, Poverty reduction, Political development, Africa: Mozambique, aid
Project | Nov 2000 - Dec 2003
The Admin-South Africa project studies the formation and functioning of administrative organisations historically and under the new democratic dispensation ...
Africa: South Africa
Book Chapter | Feb 2019
African Decentralisation as a Power Calculation, and its Relevance for South Sudan Lovise Aalen The
Project | Jul - Dec 2006
This project is part of the 'Formative Process Research on Integration in Southern Africa (Foprisa)'. This research component is termed 'Norms and Standards ...
Elections, international norms and standards, electoral administration, election observation, SADC, Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
Trust in public finance: Citizens' view on taxation by local authorities in Tanzania Odd-Helge Fjel
U4 Brief | Dec 2011
Les codes de conduite peuvent-il établir des normes d’éthique réalistes pour les agents publics ? La formation à ...
Councillors and community leaders - partnership or conflict of interest? Lessons from the sustainable Mwanza project
Report in External Series | Jan 2003
Councillors and community leaders - partnership or conflict of interest? Lessons from the sustainab
Journal Article | Dec 2018
Does diversification of an economy improve the chances of democracy? In theory, diversification may reduce elite cohesion and improve citizen outside ...
Diversification, concentration, democracy, political economy, Angola
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
Book Chapter | Nov 2017
This article examines how the use of tax havens affects tax moral and lobbying, and how tax havens form elites’ and other actors’ incentives ...
Tax reform, lobbying, exemptions, Tanzania, Zambia
Report in External Series | Nov 2016
Since 2001, Western political and military interests have largely defined the nature and magnitude of aid flows. Conventional criteria for development ...