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Political capital of ruling parties after regime change: contrasting successful insurgencies to peaceful pro-democracy movements
Journal Article | Jul 2016
The cases of the African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa and the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in Zambia show major differences in the ...
Post conflict, party building, African National Congress, Movement for Multiparty Democracy, Africa, Zambia, South Africa
Journal Article | Jun 2011
Concentration of power in the hands of the executive is one of the key challenges to democratic consolidation in Africa. Since the early 1990s, the African ...
African National Congress, Local Governance, Power-Sharing, Democracy, Opposition, South Africa
Journal Article | Jun 2017
This article proposes a relational approach to the study of abortion law reform in Brazil. It focuses on the interaction of pro-choice and anti-abortion ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Aug 2018
Across South Asia political dynasties are generally in decline. The Nehru-Gandhi dynasty of the Indian Congress Party and the Bhutto clan of the Pakistan ...
Political dynasty, governance, democratisation, political economy, Bangladesh
CMI Report | Jan 1992
This report assesses the role of labour in the recent transition to multi-party rule in Zambia. The main question considered is to what extent labour, ...
Democracy, Democratisation, Trade Unions, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
This chapter explores how women’s rights and obligations are understood and negotiated within the context of an Islamic state in Sudan. It particularly ...
Event | 9 Feb 2015
On January 18, Argentinean prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead in his home. This happened the exact day before he was to testify in Congress after he had accused Argentinian President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of conspiring with Iran to subvert the prosecution of a 1994 terrorist attack at the Buenos Aires Jewish Centre, which had killed 85 people.
News | 14 Oct 2012
For the first time in Sudanese history, 25% of the parliamentarians in the Assembly are women.
News | 1 Nov 2010
The self-determination process in Sudan is in danger. With ten weeks remaining before a referendum on the possible secession of Southern Sudan, preparations for registration of voters have only just started. In Abyei, where a separate referendum is due to take place, they have not yet begun.
Nefissa Naguib and Maria Celina D'Araujo will host a panel at the Congreso Internacional de Americanistas
Event | 12 Jul 2015
Nefissa Naguib and Maria Celina D'Araujo will host a panel on military-civilian interaction in Latin America at the annual Congreso Internacional de Americanistas
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, if the current ...
teen pregnancies, pregnancy, adolescent, pregnancies, sustainable development goal, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador
Overcoming the Limits of Legal Opportunity Structures: LGBT Rights’ Divergent Paths in Costa Rica and Colombia
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Costa Rica and Colombia, two of the earliest Latin American countries to protect many LGBT rights, attempted to amplify those rights and litigate same-sex ...
LGBT Rights, Costa Rica, Colombia
News | 27 Sep 2010
Sudan's North and South must take political action to define their mutual boundary if they hope to avoid future complications, including a return to conflict.
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Albie Sachs, Judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa (1994-2009), and author of the book The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law, held this year's Chr. Michelsen lecture.
Institutionalizing the pro-democracy movements: the case of Zambia's movement for multiparty democracy
Journal Article | Nov 2011
In this contribution the challenges of political opposition is addressed through a focus on the problems of institutionalizing parties and party systems ...
democracy, party institutionalization, economic and political liberalization, , sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia
Journal Article | Jan 1999
This paper discusses recent conservation efforts in Northern Pakistan and the relevance of national parks as legal instruments in nature and wildlife ...
Pakistan, national parks, wildlife conservation, Khunjerab National Park, local populations, Karakoram
Journal Article | Apr 2015
Introduction: Nationalism in Southeast Asia Edyta Roszko and Claire Sutherland Nations and Nationali
Edited Book | Apr 2015
Special issue on 'Performing Sovereignty and Nationality in Southeast Asia' Edyta Roszko and Claire
Journal Article | Jan 2012
From Spiritual Houses to National Shrines: Religious Traditions and Nation-Building in Vietnam Edyta
CMI Report | Jan 1995
This study focuses on Tanzania's efforts to use elements from ethnic expressive arts in political propaganda and in the creation of a national culture ...
Dance, Performing arts, Traditional culture, Theatre, Tanzania, Africa: Tanzania