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Event | 20 Oct 2008
Drugs and illicit trafficking has caused an upsurge of violence in large parts of Latin America threatening human security, the economies of the region and state legitimacy. This seminar explores the linkages between illicit trafficking, the spiralling violence and the state in Latin America.
Bolvia, Guatemala, Colombia, Mexico
Event | 1 Jan 2010
How can we make peace without functioning state institutions? The starting point of this lecture is that existing scholarly and policymaking approaches to fragile states have been premised on an analysis of what these countries are not, namely that they do not possess capable and autonomous state institutions that can manage political conflicts.
Project | Feb 2015 - Dec 2019
Norwegian energy companies abroad. Expanding the anthropological understanding of corporate social responsibility. When Norwegian energy companies ...
Tanzania, Turkey, Norway
Project | May 2009 - Dec 2010
This project explores policy formulation and transformation among four of the alliance partners engaged in Afghanistan post-2001, with ...
Project | Jun 2009 - May 2012
This project aims at improving our understanding of the implications of introducing power-sharing arrangements in post-war multi-ethnic states ...
Project | Aug 2006 - Dec 2008
The ending of wars is often followed by continued or new forms of violence in the affected states. Such violence, whether associated with ex-combatants, ...
peacebuilding, violence, armed conflict, post-war reconstruction, Angola, DR Congo, Afghanistan, Lebanon
Event | 20 Apr 2006
Since peace 'broke out' in Angola in 2002, the state has undertaken to establish its civil government apparatus throughout the vast territory. How does the state apparatus interact with the various kinds of 'traditional' leaders and their social power and authority? Prof. Dr. Armando Marques Guedes from the University Nova of Lisbon, N'Gunu Tiny, from London School of Economics and Gonçalo Almeida Ribeiro from Harvard Law School.
Event | 10 Apr 2015
Kjetil Selvik organizes workshop on security and statehood in the Middle East
News | 10 Sep 2010
This report from the Global Centre for The Responsibility to Protect examines the entire sequence of events in Darfur and asks, first, why the world manifestly failed to stem the violence, and, secondly, what ought to have been done in the face of a state apparently determined to perpetrate atrocities upon its own people.
News | 30 Nov 2011
The Sudanese government rejects ratification of CEDAW, the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. They do this in the name of Islam.
News | 11 Jun 2012
Many African states could raise substantial tax revenues. Instead they race to offer foreign investors the most favorable tax treatment.
Senior Program Advisor (U4)
Social scientist with a background in Development Studies and South Asian studies.
state, governance, corruption, , India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Mongolia, China
CMI Report | Jan 1991
The gendered state: A review of some recent studies on women and the state Kate Halvorsen CMI Repor
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The article reviews the discussion on the issue of land reform within Zimbabwe and the various explanations advanced in the literature of why ...
Land reform, Development strategy, State, Zimbabwe, Africa: Zimbabwe
Report in External Series | Jan 2006
Post-war reconstruction sometimes focus on what is commonly called statebuilding, i.e. establishing an effective, central state that operates ...
Post-war reconstruction, State building, Asia: Afghanistan
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2008
A State of Corruption? An Anthropology of the South Asian State Tone K. Sissener Dissertation Subm
Corruption, Anthropology, Bangladesh
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2007
The post-Taliban democratic reforms in Afghanistan were in part a recreation of the past. Afghanistan has had six constitutions between 1923 ...
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2008
Since the early 1990s, many countries in Anglophone Africa have established (semi-) autonomous revenue authorities (ARAs), organisationally ...
Taxation, Tax administration, Privatisation, State capacity, Africa, JEL classification: H10, H29, 020, 038
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2009
This working paper provides a review of the literature addressing the role of civil society or non-state actors in democratic consolidation, ...
Civil society, Democratisation, Democratic consolidation, Malawi
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
PNA Political Institutions and the Future of State Formation Inge Amundsen and Basem Ezbidi State f
Middle East: Palestine