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Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Since Hugo Chavez came to power in Venezuela in 1998, large parts of the country's vast oil resources have been diverted towards social spending amongst ...
Book Chapter | Jun 2020
Legislated Candidate Quotas with Reward for Compliance in Cabo Verde: Victory for No One? Aleida C.
Event | 4 Sep 2014
The conferance is organized by the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus in China, the University of Westminster´s Africa Media Centre, and Rhodes University´s School of Journalism and Media Studies.
Political scientist focusing on democracy, governance and women's employment and empowement in the Horn of Africa
Democratisation, human rights, federalism, ethnicity, post conflict power sharing, political institutions in developmental processes, women's participation in authoritarian contexts, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia, Djibouti
Report in External Series | Apr 2012
The constitution of Bangladesh bestows the parliament with supreme powers in making laws and approving budgets. It is given wide-ranging authority to ...
Parliament, politics, democratisation, institutionalisation, Bangladesh
Book Chapter | Jun 2020
Relieving Women’s Costs of Standing for Election: Malawi’s 50/50 Campaigns Vibeke Wang, Happy Kayuni
Journal Article | Jan 2018
Understanding the role of large energy corporations in society is a crucial, yet challenging task for the social science of energy. Ethnographic methods ...
Energy, Corporate social responsibility, Multi-sited ethnography, Access, Positionality, Tanzania, Turkey, Norway, Brazil
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2008
Any attempt to define and characterize the relationship between the National Islamic Front (NIF) and the sectarian and secular parties in Sudan must start ...
Reconfiguring Power and Insecurity in the Afghan context: The Consequences of Outsourcing Security in High Risk Societies
Book Chapter | Jan 2016
The Routledge Research Companion to Outsourcing Security offers an overview of the different ways in which states have come to rely on private contractors ...
Security outsourcing, Afghanistan
Book | Jan 2017
This cutting edge book explores the role of the media in the highly disputed area of China-Africa relations, notably how various aspects of the issue ...
China-Africa relations, Media, Mediatization, China
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
In 2016, the ‘secret loans affair’ sprung on to the Mozambican political scene with the discovery that three government-owned companies – ...
political corruption, 'secret loans affair', economic crisis, enrichment, elite formation, Mozambique
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2019
A rich literature on Africa’s autocratic and repressive regimes has discussed the diverse strategies through which these regimes seek to consolidate ...
Event | 22 Sep 2011
China, India, Malaysia and South-South development cooperation in the new Sudans. Daniel Large introduces and discusses with Gunnar M. Sørbø and Gunnar A. Holm.
Sudan, South Sudan
Senior Program Advisor (U4)
Social scientist with a background in Development Studies and South Asian studies.
state, governance, corruption, , India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Mongolia, China
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2012
This ethnographically grounded study of Chewa people’s foodways traces the involvement of the Chewa people in global development politics and policy ...
Project | Aug 2017 - Dec 2021
Are dictators abusing formal institutions in a backlash against democracy, or are formal institutions increasingly restraining the discretionary power ...
Africa, democracy, civil liberties, backlash, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Ghana, Uganda
Journal Article | Jan 2009
This article argues that the key issue confronting post-2001 Afghanistan is not so much which particular strongman should rule Afghanistan, but rather ...
Nation building, governance, Afghanistan
Report in External Series | May 2011
The report introduces a theoretical framework for analysis, and then discusses how Pakistan and Norway define governance and good governance before moving ...
good governance, Pakistan
Event | 10 Nov 2011
What are the outcomes of ethnic self-rule, in combination with the power politics of an authoritarian regime?
Event | 12 Jan 2012
How do the emerging South powers promote economic co-operation, trade and investment? And how is development finance and aid provided?
China, India, Brazil and South Africa