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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 ...
Event | 10 Nov 2011
What are the outcomes of ethnic self-rule, in combination with the power politics of an authoritarian regime?
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Religion has increasingly become important in conflicts worldwide. Religious leaders may play a key role in mobilizing believers as they can call for ...
Journal Article | Jan 2012
Chinese outward foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased substantially in recent years. Though this has generated considerable interest in the motivations ...
FDI, Multinational corporations, China, Institutions, Natural resources, Resource curse, Angola
News | 12 Jul 2010
Nairobi/Brussels, 6 May 2010: If, as likely, South Sudan decides to secede from the North at its January 2011 self-determination referendum, it will need support from Sudan's neighbours to ensure the decision is respected and new conflict is prevented.
Project | Mar - Aug 2008
A World Bank project on Natural Resource Management This project addresses the political economy of natural resource management in Nigeria and Ghana. ...
Agricultural Trade between Bangladesh and India: An Analysis of Trends, Trading Patterns and Determinants
Report in External Series | Nov 2012
The paper analyses the indices of trends and patterns of India-Bangladesh bilateral agriculture trade, and estimates the short and long-run elasticities ...
Agricultural trade, Bangladesh, India
News | 27 Nov 2007
In Africa and Latin America the conditions of rights to land are commonly characterised by ambiguous rules and norms that are intimately connected to the construction and inequality of both national and local social structures and ethnic and religious identities.
Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Tanzania
To pay or not to pay? Citizens’ attitudes towards taxation in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa
Journal Article | Jul 2014
This paper examines factors that determine citizens’ tax-compliance attitude in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa. Using the 2011/2012 Afrobarometer ...
Taxation, compliance, Kenya, South Africa, Kenya Tanzania, Uganda
Foreign direct investment during transition. Determinants and patterns in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
This paper provides an analysis of foreign direct investments to the countries of the former Soviet Union and 10 of the former socialist economies in ...
Europe: Former Soviet Union
Project | Dec 2007 - Dec 2008
A substantial amount of research has been conducted into the incidence of corruption, its consequences, and what determines the actions of potentially ...
Project | Aug 2000 - Dec 2004
Widespread and systemic corruption is a major impediment to economic, political and social development in the Third World. Corruption affects poor people ...
Corruption, Africa., Middle East, Asia: South Asia
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Afghanistan’s justice system is currently at a crucial and troubled stage of development that will determine its effectiveness. This article focuses ...
Afghanistan, corruption, legal modernization, judicial practice
Journal Article | Jan 2017
State and non-state actors engaged in disputes to expand and limit abortion rights have engaged in legal mobilization—in other words, strategies ...
Abortion rights, Peru, legal mobilization, Peru
U4 Issue | May 2012
Examining the cases of Liberia, Nepal and Colombia, this study asks how corruption poses risks to political legitimacy and stability in fragile situations. ...
Fragile states, Post-conflict, Legitimacy, Stability, Reconstruction, Liberia, Colombia, Nepal
CMI Report | Jan 2004
This report examines lessons from peacebuilding efforts during the last decade or so that are relevant to the current challenges in Sudan. While there ...
Peacebuilding, Sudan, Africa: Sudan
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
The paper offers a contribution to the analysis of the peasant-state relationship, based on experiences from Ethiopia. It argues that in a country where ...
Rural development, Decentralisation, Democratic traditions, Self-determination, Ethiopia, Africa: Ethiopia
U4 Brief | Apr 2011
Most anti-corruption initiatives fail. This Brief sets out to understand why that is, and what might be done about it. Anti-corruption initiatives ...
corruption in aid
CMI Report | Jan 2006
This report summarises the findings of a joint research project undertaken by the Centre for Social Research, Chr. Michelsen Institute and the Universities ...
Malawi, , Elections, Political institutions, Judiciary, Parliament, Electoral commission, Political parties, Accountability
Report in External Series | Aug 2013
Hassan Rouhani won Iran’s presidential elections by posing as the voice of protest and change. Though previously considered a conservative he ran ...