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CMI Report | Jan 2006
This study compares the three constitutional documents listed below that were the subject of debate in Kenya's constitutional reform process in 2005: ...
Constitutions, Comparative analysis, Kenya
Event | 3 Jun 2010
Exile has been present in Latin America since colonial times. After independence from Spain and Portugal, Latin American nation states have actively used exile as a regulatory political mechanism preferable to prison or execution, in dealing with opposition that various governments have been unable to assimilate into their political systems.
News | 21 Jun 2005
In this edited volume, senior researcher Ragnhild Overaa writes about coastal women in Ghana in her essay When Sisters Become Competitors: Coastal Women's Innovative Utilization of Trawler By-Catch in Ghana. How do actors in "traditional" and "modern" systems of fishing interact? What economic and social changes occur in a local community as a result of women's entrepreneurship in relation to both systems?
Project | Mar 2006 - Dec 2010
While much is known about corruption in post-communist states, less is known about the impact of conflict on corruption in such states. The project seeks ...
informal relations, corruption, post-communist, post-conflict, Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Event | 26 Feb 2016
Authoritarian regimes is the most common regime type aside from democracy. In these settings, the ruling party permits opposition but stifles their chances to win. Why do individuals run for legislative office on opposition versus ruling party tickets in such regimes? asks Keith Weghorst, Post-doctoral fellow at Vanderbuilt University in this seminar.
News | 17 Sep 2012
Developing countries could raise substantial domestic revenues by strengthening tax legislation and administration, but a lack of global regulations to address cross-border tax evasion is slowing down the process.
Political psychologist focusing on rhetoric, perceptions, foreign policy decision-making, identity, and the links between political ideology, power and violence.
Turkey, Iran, USA
Journal Article | Jun 2013
This article analyses how state and non-state actors have tried to address the human rights violations and war crimes committed during the civil war in ...
Civil War, Gamba Spirits, Gorongosa, Human Rights, Local Justice, Mozambique, Transitional Justice, Mozambique
Event | 17 Apr 2013
The People and the President is a close-up portrait of the poor supporters of the late Hugo Chávez, taking the pulse of Caracas, the ...
Event | 26 May 2008
Lebanon is currently experiencing its worst political crisis since the civil war ended in 1989. Elizabeth Picard is a leading Middle East scholar, and Lebanon specialist.
News | 28 Jun 2007
Lise Rakner has been appointed professor in Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen. She is the first female professor at the Institute.
Project | Jun - Dec 2009
The 2007 general elections in Kenya were fiercely disputed and triggered widespread violence throughout the country. After former UN Secretary-General, ...
elections, violence, ethnicity, human rights, Kenya, Kenya
Programme | Jan 2006 - Dec 2009
What can be done to deal with Africa's acute shortage of health workers? What are the relationships between health and economic development? Which factors ...
French children’s literature and autism: A case for more children’s books on autism and for autistic children
Book Chapter | Jan 2020
The aim of this chapter is to assess the hypothesis that there would be a market for more children’s books on autism and for autistic children in ...
CMI Report | Jan 2004
The present desk study was commissioned by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation. It traces recent developments in the Southern Africa Development ...
Regional integration, Trade agreements, SADC, Southern Africa, Africa: Southern Africa
News | 2 Jan 2013
Noregs største handelspartnar i Afrika er gjennomkorrupt, autoritær og ekstremt skeivfordelt.
News | 28 Oct 2016
Corrupt politicians, public debt spiraling out of control and war reborn. Can Mozambique survive in its current shape? War is once again ravaging Mozambique, ...
RENAMO, FRELIMO, corruption, Mozambique
News | 26 Nov 2013
Ghana discovered oil in 2010. The country now produces 100 000 barrels a day, amounting to an income of 1 billion dollars a year. Are the country's institutions strong enough to withstand the resource curse? -Yes, says Inge Amundsen, senior researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute.
Journal Article | Jan 2020
This article examines the rise and fall of the “Assir movement,” a neo-Salafist campaign led by a charismatic local sheikh who, after years ...
contentious politics, Lebanon, pathways, Salafism, social movements, , urban ecology, Lebanon
U4 Issue | Mar 2015
Schemes for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) have emerged as a means to address deforestation trends in developing ...
REDD+, corruption, anti-corruption, forest governance