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Journal Article | Jan 2006
Fighting for Prosperity: Reflections on the Crisis and Politics of Poverty in Bolivia John-Andrew
Bolivia, Protest, Democracy
Book Chapter | Jan 2015
Election Funding and Donor Interventions Arne Tostensen and Rafiq Hajat The Malawi 2014 Tripartite
Event | 31 Oct 2008
'What public sphere for Europe? asks professor Erik Oddvar Eriksen, Research Director at ARENA. The development of post-national democracy in Europe depends on the emergence of an overarching communicative space that functions as a public sphere.
Book Chapter | Jan 2000
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Book Chapter | Dec 2010
The management of the 2009 electoral process: The role of the Malawi Electoral Commission Lise Rak
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Courts and Social Transformation: An Analytical Framework Siri Gloppen Courts and Social Transform
Event | 9 Apr 2014
Where is the Turkish democracy heading? Kjetil Fosshagen (UIB) and Acar Kutay (Rokkansenteret) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
From Theocracy to Democracy? Towards Secularisation and Individualisation in the Policy of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan
Journal Article | Jan 2008
There is a common assumption that 'Islam' has an inherent opposition between the sacred and the secular which obstructs the secularization process witnessed ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
This comparative analysis of the judiciaries in Tanzania and Zambia, finds that neither has developed a strong accountability function vis-à-vis ...
Tanzania, Zambia, courts, judiciary, accountability, democracy, democratic consolidation, rule of law, judicial independence, Africa: Tanzania, Zambia
CMI Report | Jan 1996
This report recommends that Human Rights in Developing Countries adopt a radically new approach to monitoring human rights. The "old way" is to monitor ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
The dilemma facing new democracies attempting to implement political and economic reform simultaneously is that democratisation may undermine economic ...
CMI Report | Jan 2002
Why has the electoral process in the newly democratised African states had such limited impacts? How can the continued one-party dominance on the continent ...
Report in External Series | Feb 2010
Support to democracy building in developing countries increased after 1990. It is gradually seen less as a technnical exercise and more as a challenging, ...
Governance, Legislature, Global
Edited Book | Jan 2004
The crisis-ridden progress in Palestinian state formation since the signing of the Oslo Agreements raises important questions about reform priorities ...
Middle East: Palestine
Project | Jan 2002 - Dec 2003
This book project investigates the extent to which courts in Latin America and Africa have been able to say 'no' when the executive branch has overstepped ...
Courts, accountability, judiciaries, judicial review, democratisation, , Africa: South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia., Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, USA
News | 8 Jun 2012
A new report documents measures that can make government and politics more responsive, more accountable and more transparent and enable citizens to take a greater role in governing themselves.
Report in External Series | Nov 2013
In many communities across Afghanistan, the formal justice system has proven weak, corrupt, and ineffective. The vast majority of disputes are resolved ...
Informal Justice, traditional dispute resolution, Afghanistan
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article offers some reflections on the efforts over the last decade to combat violence against women in Afghanistan through reforms of laws and the ...
Journal Article | Oct 2018
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional institutions ...
child marriage, family law, gender reform, counter-mobilization, religion, tradition, Sudan, Zambia
News | 1 Nov 2010
The self-determination process in Sudan is in danger. With ten weeks remaining before a referendum on the possible secession of Southern Sudan, preparations for registration of voters have only just started. In Abyei, where a separate referendum is due to take place, they have not yet begun.