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Edited Book | Oct 2012
A comprehensive look at contemporary Lebanon and the ongoing attempts by Israel, Syria and Iran to influence its domestic affairs. Lebanon ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
PNA Political Institutions and the Future of State Formation Inge Amundsen and Basem Ezbidi State f
Middle East: Palestine
Edited Book | Jan 2014
The concept of juridification refers to a diverse set of processes involving shifts towards more detailed legal regulation, regulations of new ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
State and non-state actors engaged in disputes to expand and limit abortion rights have engaged in legal mobilization—in other words, ...
Abortion rights, Peru, legal mobilization, Peru
U4 Brief | Oct 2017
Winners of the U4 Proxy Challenge 2016 We need more imaginative ways of addressing corruption. It is important to generate indicators that ...
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
This project aims to study the policies, practices and impact of humanitarian diplomacy (HD) as conducted by select state actors that are new ...
Qatar, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, UAE
Project | Jul 2017 - Mar 2018
The purpose of this study is to systematise and analyse existing knowledge on taxation in fragile states. Efforts to support domestic revenue ...
Tax, public finance, fragile states
Project | Aug - Dec 2013
State capacity to mobilize fiscal resources is accredited as being important to development. Creation of fiscal capacity entails investment ...
Tax, innovation, Ethiopia
Project | Feb - Aug 2013
Sudan has undertaken decentralization reforms since the early 1990s, in a federal government system with three tiers: federal, state, and local ...
Intergovernmental fiscal relations, state and local government revenues, taxes, business licenses, user fees, Sudan
Comparing Borderland Dynamics. Processes of territorialization in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan, southern Yunnan in China, and the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan.
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
The paper is a contribution to the recent debate in social science of border situations and the way borders affect borderland populations. The ...
Sidam, China, Tajikistan
The Internal Protection Alternative in Refugee Law: Treaty basis and scope of application under the 1951 Convention on the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol
Book | Jan 2019
Under what circumstances can a state refuse refugee status to a person whose risk of persecution exists in only part of her country of origin? ...
refugees, asylum, internal displacement, Norway, European Union
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
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2008
A State of Corruption? An Anthropology of the South Asian State Tone K. Sissener Dissertation Subm
Corruption, Anthropology, Bangladesh
U4 Brief | Sep 2013
Addressing corruption in fragile and conflict-affected environments is constrained by the risk that reforms can spark violent resistance. Two ...
Journal Article | Jan 2018
The fiscal sociology literature views the state at the heart of development, but in most developing countries, formal taxation is limited. Instead, ...
taxation, social institutions, social extraction, informal taxation, service provision
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 ...
Security outsourcing, Afghanistan
Tribal representation & local land governance in India: A case study from the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya
CMI Working Paper | Apr 2017
In India, the Schedule Tribes have remained on the fringes of growth, but less so in the majority tribal areas of the North East. This has increased ...
tribal areas, Sixth Schedule, rights of ownership, Meghalaya, Khasi Hills, Jaintia Hills, Shillong township, Mowtari Mowlang village, India
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