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The Bergen Seminar 2000. After war: democracy and reconciliation in divided societies - lessons from the first phase
Project | Jan 1999 - Feb 2000
The seminar examined the short-term and long-term effects on reconciliation and democratication of policy measures that typically follow cessation of ...
Post-conflict, reconciliation, democratisation
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
This paper seeks to explain why the military has remained in power in Burma after the country-wide uprising for democracy in 1988. It is argued that a ...
Democratization, Political development, Authoritarianism, Myanmar, Burma
Edited Book | Jan 1992
Along with the ecological crisis and the threat of nuclear weapons, poverty is today's primary moral and political challenge. The response of the rich ...
Adultery, rape, and escaping the house: The protection and policing of female sexuality in Afghanistan
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2017
This working paper undertakes an initial survey of the dynamics through which the criminalization of female sexuality structures women’s access ...
adultery, rape, sex, sexuality, Afghanistan
Programme | Jan - Dec 2005
What roles do - and should - courts play in new and fragile democracies? Why do some judiciaries lamely condone foul play by those in power, while their ...
Project | Sep 2002 - Aug 2005
The role of courts in the consolidation of democracy and social transformation in South Africa investigates the role played by courts in the linked processes ...
courts, judicary, accountability, social transformation, access to justice, constitution, judical review, democratization, law, social rights, Africa: South Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
Entering the third decade of multiparty democracy on the African continent, incumbents appear able to secure electoral mandates without opening for extensive ...
Elections, Electoral administration, Malawi, Malawi Electoral Commission
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2014
Civil-military relations constitute a crucial element in the transition to substantive democracy all over the world. During periods of authoritarianism ...
Literature review, Civil Military relations, military, Latin America
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2014
The transition to democracy in Brazil came with a significant change in the role the armed forces could play for public security within the country. According ...
Brazil, armed forces, public security, civil-military relations
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
The paper offers a contribution to the analysis of the peasant-state relationship, based on experiences from Ethiopia. It argues that in a country where ...
Rural development, Decentralisation, Democratic traditions, Self-determination, Ethiopia, Africa: Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jan 2003
The article addresses the methodological problems concerning how to assess the political role of courts in Zambia - and in new democracies more generally, ...
courts, judicial independence, judiciary, democratization, accountability, constitutionalism, rule of law, Africa: Zambia
Journal Article | Jan 2006
This paper demonstrates that recent protests in Bolivia must be linked to the failure of efforts to improve democratic participation in the country. It ...
Bolivia, participation, poverty, politics, democracy, development, policy
Book Chapter | Dec 2007
Elections have played a major role in the democratic transitions witnessed in many parts of the world in the past two decades, and increasingly, free ...
Standards, Electoral processes
Book | May 2017
Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for Afghan gender ...
Constitutionalism in an Insurgent State: Rethinking Legal Empowerment of the Poor in a Divided Bolivia
Book Chapter | Nov 2008
With the world record in coup d'états[i] and a modern history of revolution and repeated uprisings it can also too easy to dismiss Bolivia ...
Programme | Nov 1999 - Dec 2003
This research programme analysed the evolution and performance of tax systems in three African countries, Namibia, Tanzania and Uganda, in order to seek ...
Africa: Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda
News | 29 Aug 2006
Dr. Kari Telle is a Social Anthropologist who has worked extensively on issues related to socio-religious change in Indonesia. Telle will work on the new Politics of Faith programme where she will study religious mobilization and the politics of 'security' in post-Suharto Indonesia.
News | 2 Jun 2014
The military has seized power under the banner of 'unity and harmony' to defend the constitutional monarchy. In the short term, they have won. In the longer run, the outcome is much less certain.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The role of parliaments in holding the executive accountable is a neglected topic in the study of the democratization process in sub-Saharan Africa. In ...
Accountability, Democracy, Parliament/legislature, Tanzania
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