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Ethnic Federalism and Self-Determination for Nationalities in a Semi-Authoriatarian State: The Case of Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jan 2006
Ethnic Federalism and Self-Determination for Nationalities in a Semi-Authoriatarian State: The Case
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 2011
Democratisation has brought checks and balances, and new state agencies, to Indonesian politics. Checks and balances and greater responsiveness to the ...
appointment systems, anti-corruption commission, governance, democratisation, corruption, law enforcement, Indonesia
Ethiopia’s economy is booming. Political opposition is not. We research governance in a broad sense, from democracy to elections and employment ...
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 ...
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 | Aug 2013
Multiple book review essay on Globalizing Afghanistan. Terrorism, War and the Rhetoric of Nation Building. Edited by Zubida Jalalzai and David Jefferess. ...
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2013
This thesis examines contestations over gender violence as points of entry into an analysis of gender, politics and sovereign power in contemporary Afghanistan. ...
Zanzibari Islamic knowledge transmission revisited: Loss, lament, legacy, transmission - and transformation
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article revisits aspects of knowledge transmission within the 20th century Islamic scholarly community in Zanzibar. It particularly adresses the ...
Islam Tanzania Zanzibar Sufism, Tanzania, Zanzibar
CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a proposed ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
Journal Article | Jun 2020
This article examines the genealogy and behavior of the CIA militias in Afghanistan against the backdrop of persistent armed governance whereby a plurality ...
Afghanistan, armed governance, CIA, Afghan militias, peace talks, accountability
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.
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
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. ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Dec 2007
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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
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
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2015
This CMI Working Paper focuses on the relationship between the military, civilian governments and civilian populations in Mexico. It highlights key dynamics ...
Civil-military relations, security politics, war on drugs, Mexico
Project | Jan - Dec 2004
Human rights have been an important area of research at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) for the past 20 years, and continue to be so today. This anthology ...
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