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Project | Aug 2005 - Mar 2010
This project culminated with a Ph.D dissertation by Mr. Aslak Orre. It had a two-fold agenda linked to the relationship between political parties, ...
Local government, political parties, democratisation, Angola and Mozambique
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper examines the relationships between environment, society and the state in the Gash-Setit region, western Eritrea. Through an examination ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of Afghanistan, arguing that the Afghan state is fragile, and sustained through ...
Constitutionalism in an Insurgent State: Rethinking Legal Empowerment of the Poor in a Divided Bolivia
Book Chapter | Nov 2008
With the world record in coup d'états[i] and a modern history of revolution and repeated uprisings it can also too easy to dismiss ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
This chapter looks at factors constraining the efforts of the Palestinian quasi-state to raise revenues during the period 1994-2000. It is argued ...
Taxation, state-formation, Palestine, Middle East: Palestine
Book | Jan 2016
Aid agencies increasingly consider anti-corruption activities important for economic development and poverty reduction in developing countries. ...
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
It is easy to document that the 2016 elections in Uganda were unfair. To combat the uneven playing field one needs to systematically assess ...
CMI Insight | May 2016
Reform of family law is considered among the most difficult to achieve since it contests ‘the notion of women and children as property’. ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional ...
child marriage, counter-mobilization, Sudan, 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.
Event | 13 Dec 2007
A Conversation with Knut Nustad and Finn Stepputat, two acclaimed scholars in the field of political anthropology,
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.
A Triad of Confrontation: State Discipline, Buddhist Purification, and Indiscipline as a Local Strategy in Central Vietnam
Journal Article | Apr 2019
In the village of Sa Huỳnh, state, fishers, and Buddhist clergy draw from semiotic ideologies but often employ a common political language, ...
religion, state, semiotic ideology, purification, indiscipline, Buddhism, Central Vietnam, Vietnam
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
Edited Book | Dec 2007
This edited volume brings together scholars and practitioners to address the question as to whether, in our globalised world, the protection ...
Human rights, Developing countries
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The state formation process in Palestine started after the Oslo agreements between Israel and Palestine in 1994, which established a Palestinian ...
Middle East: Palestine
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
Poll (‘head'''') tax has been the most common form of direct mass taxation in many sub-Saharan African countries since colonial times. ...
Taxation, coercion, state building, Tanzania, Uganda
Report in External Series | Aug 2016
In October 2015, the president of the Republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit, decreed a change in the country’s administrative structure ...
decentralisation, federalism, South Sudan
Book | Jan 2017
This book presents an ethnographic study of how grassroots activism in Venezuela during the Chávez presidency can be understood in relation ...
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
CMI Report | Dec 2017
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan