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Project | Jan 2013 - Jun 2016
What is the Everyday Maneuvers project? Military-civilian relationships go to the heart of a nation''s culture and politics. In most countries ...
Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela
Project | Jan 2001 - Sep 2005
Women in many West African countries are famous for their numerical dominance and powerful organisations in several branches of the informal ...
Informal economy, gender, structural adjustment, urban livelihoods, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Africa
Strained Fraternity. Identity Formations, Migration and Social Transformation among Sri Lankan Tamils in Tamil Nadu, India
Master's Thesis | Jan 2005
This dissertation deals with the situation of the Sri Lankan refugees who have fled to the Indian State of Tamil Nadu - primarily due to the ...
India, Sri Lanka
Living in a material world: Political funding in electoral authoritarian regimes in Sub-saharan Africa
Master's Thesis | Dec 2011
This thesis investigates the role of political funding in two electoral authoritarian regimes in Sub-Saharan Africa. The issue of political ...
Political funding, political parties, democracy, electoral authoritarianism, Angola, Uganda
Transitional Justice for Human Rights: The Legacy and Future of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions
Book Chapter | Mar 2018
Truth commissions are an integral component of transitional justice, that is, formal and informal mechanisms set up by the state or civil society ...
Truth commission , Transitional justice, Human rights, Peace, Democracy, Reconciliation, Impact, Latin America
Book | Mar 2010
Why do courts hold political power-holders accountable in some democratic and democratizing countries, but not in others? And, why do ...
Courts, power, political accountability
CMI Report | Nov 2013
China is currently implementing a full-fledged ‘Going ¸Global’ strategy, particularly in Africa. Chinese engagement on ...
Journal Article | Sep 2018
The divide between hard law and soft law approaches to global regulation of corporations in relation to human rights is partly based on empirical ...
Business and human rights treaty, commitment theory, empirical approaches, global regulation, rational choice
Which Grievances Make People Support Violence against the State? Survey Evidence from the Niger Delta
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Previous research has established a link between oil production and armed conflict in low- and middle-income countries. Oil-related grievances ...
CMI Brief | May 2019
Tanzanian citizens continue to have high expectations about the benefits that the country’s emerging petroleum sector will provide them ...
State-religion relations and attempts at regulation: The Indonesian draft law on inter-religious harmony
Event | 16 Aug 2012
While it is generally accepted that states may regulate the activities of religious communities in the interests of social order and public ...
Project | May - Jun 2011
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has hovered low on governance-related indices for many years. In 2010, the country scored 2.0 out ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, DR Congo
News | 20 Dec 2006
CMI presents the first report in a series of three qualitative studies on poverty in Mozambique. The study looks into people's own emic perceptions of poverty, and offers a host of policy implications.
News | 17 Sep 2015
When general al-Sisi appeared wearing a suit for the first time, it caused public outrage among the middle class in Egypt. It also sparked immediate speculations of a presidential run. The suit became another symbol of the blurred lines between military and civilian relations.
Project | Jan 2005 - Aug 2012
This PhD project analyzes why countries that recently have had a civil war experience different levels of collective violence in the postwar ...
peacebuilding, civil war, postwar violence, Angola, DR Congo
News | 27 Oct 2014
Close to 200 representatives from the government, academia, civil society and media were present when CMI, REPOA, and the National Bureau of Statistics presented their new research programme Tanzania as a future petro-state at the Hyatt Hotel in Dar es Salaam Friday 24 October.
Commissioned Report | Jul 2008
Nepal is in the process of making a democratic federal republic. We hope to contribute to the discussions of ethnic and fiscal federalism based ...
The evolution of private property rights in traditional agriculture: Theories and a study from Indonesia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
The starting point of this paper is a universally observed tendency of common property to be replaced by private property in traditional agriculture. ...
Democratisation's Third Wave and the Challenges of Democratic Deepening: Assessing International Democracy Assistance and Lessons Learned
Report in External Series | Oct 2007
This study focuses on democratisation and democracy assistance in the developing world. It provides an overview of the democratisation processes ...
democratisation, democracy assistance, development agenda, bilateral agencies
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Although many African governments introduced provisions for subnational elections in the early 1990s, there is variation in the extent to which ...
Decentralisation, post-conflict states, Angola, Ethiopia, South Africa