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Doctoral Thesis | Nov 2011
This thesis investigates the politics of competing Islamic gender ideologies in Sudan. Based on fieldwork conducted in greater Khartoum from ...
Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2011
In the contemporary writing on state-building in post-conflict situations, remarkably little attention is paid to what it takes to build a state. ...
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
This working paper is an analytical review of four recent studies on "women and the state" or the gendered state. Three of these books include ...
Women, Gender relations, State, Africa, Asia, Europe
Book | Jan 2018
The Politics of the Headscarf in the United States investigates the social and political effects of the practice of Muslim-American women wearing ...
Edited Book | Sep 2016
Oil has been central to regime survival for oil states across the Arabian Peninsula and has been at the heart of their attempts to defuse the ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
In recent years, a consensus appears to have emerged that a variety of problems can be understood in terms of state failure. This paper reviews ...
Fragile states, Peace building, Aid policy
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 ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
The average annual cost of corruption to Mozambique was recently estimated to be up to USD 4.9 billion for the period 2004-2014. Some analysts ...
international drivers of corruption, illicit financial flows, Mozambique
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
News | 13 Oct 2010
Read the public address of Gen Salva Kiir Mayardit on his return from the official visit to the United States of America.
Project | Jan 2013 - Jun 2017
The main goal of the research project is to understand the consequences of the legal regime India has adopted to protect its indigenous peoples ...
Event | 19 Jun 2008
Astri Suhrke, Bruce Kapferer, Stein Sundstøl Eriksen and Ole Jacob Sending discuss discuss conceptions of the state in contemporary efforts of statebuilding.
Event | 13 Dec 2007
A Conversation with Knut Nustad and Finn Stepputat, two acclaimed scholars in the field of political anthropology,
Journal Article | Apr 2019
African colonial history suggests that British colonial rule may have undermined state centralisation due to legacies of ethnic segregation ...
Colonial legacy, development, ethnicity, state capacity, Sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Report | Mar 2018
The purpose of this study is to systematise and analyse existing knowledge on taxation in fragile states. Efforts to support domestic revenue ...
Fragile states, state building, domestic revenue mobilisation, taxation, capacity building, development assistance
Journal Article | Jul 2016
Seeking to expand the domain of the political beyond normative understandings of the state, the articles in this special edition examine the ...
Performance, governance, religion, militia, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, Southeast Asia
Book Chapter | May 2015
How far has the recent global wave of tax reform contributed to state building in poorer countries? This chapter concludes that ...
Tax, tax reform, globalisation, state building, developing countries
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 ...
Civil War, Gamba Spirits, Gorongosa, Human Rights, Local Justice, Mozambique, Transitional Justice, Mozambique