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Book Chapter | Jan 2001
Party institutionalisation and the new democracies Lars Gerhard Svåsand and Vicky Randall Democracy
Institutionalising the politics of ethnicity : actors, power and mobilisation in southern Ethiopia under ethnic federalism
Doctoral Thesis | Jan 2008
Institutionalising the politics of ethnicity : actors, power and mobilisation in southern Ethiopia
CMI Report | Jan 2000
In 1992, legislation formally ended the nearly 30 year domination of the one-party state in Tanzania, part of a democratisation wave that appeared to ...
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Afghanistan’s justice system is currently at a crucial and troubled stage of development that will determine its effectiveness. This article focuses ...
Afghanistan, corruption, legal modernization, judicial practice
Electoral Democracy in Uganda. Understanding Institutional Processes and Outcomes of the 2006 Multiparty Elections
Edited Book | Mar 2008
This book analyses the institutionalisation of democratic practice in the country with reference to the 2006 elections. The focus is on elections a a ...
elections, democracy, Uganda
CMI Brief | Apr 2012
In the forty years since independence Bangladesh has rotated between electoral democracy and military rule, and between parliamentary and presidential ...
Parliament, democratisation, institutionalisation, Bangladesh
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
U4 Brief | Oct 2014
Public procurement, one of the largest areas of public spending worldwide, gives public officials wide discretion. It is therefore unsurprising that it ...
high-level corruption, measurement, public procurement, spending efficiency
Project | Jan - Dec 2006
In 2001 CMI and Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen collaborated around the establishment of a new research programme, Political ...
Democratic institutionalisation, the judiciary, the parliament, political parties, electoral administration, elections, Zambia, Uganda and Malawi
Arguments for democratic decentralisation in Angola: If challenges remain the same, why delay the autarquias?
Angola Brief | Apr 2014
Is the Government once again going to delay local elections and democratic decentralisation? The 2010 Constitution renewed the Angolan state’s commitment ...
Project | Sep 2010 - Dec 2013
In this study of the political parties of Bangladesh we will assess the quality of the political parties and party coalitions along a number of indicators. First, ...
Political parties, good governance, politics, clientelism, political finance, Bangladesh
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2007
Lebanon has been a reluctant host to Palestinian refugees since 1948. A mainstay of Lebanese policies vis-à-vis the Palestinian refugees has been ...
Palestinians, Refugees, Human rights, International refugee law, Middle East, Lebanon, Palestine
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The state formation process in Palestine started after the Oslo agreements between Israel and Palestine in 1994, which established a Palestinian quasi-state. ...
Middle East: Palestine
Event | 11 Feb 2005
Does the possession of certain types of natural resource wealth undermine national economies and damage polities? Mick Moore has studied contemporary developing countries, focusing on the political consequences of resource rents. Mick Moore is Professor at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
Event | 15 Dec 2009
Owen Logan, a photographer and research fellow at the University of Aberdeen, works with the "Lives in the Oil Industry" and with the CMI project Flammable Societies - Studies on the Socio-Economics of Oil and Gas.
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
Among Angola's current predicaments is an extreme centralisation of power. Despite the fact that the civil war has ended, executive authority remains ...
Democratisation, parliaments, institutionalisation, Africa: Angola
Project | Jan 1998 - May 2002
This project was an extension of project 96076 (NUFU:"The Antropology of Social Change in West Africa") and focuses on the political role of migration ...
Migration, democratisation, political parties, resources, Africa: Mali
News | 25 Jan 2016
A series of case studies on the implementation of Open Government Partnership (OGP) reforms found that civil society participation fosters successful implementation, and that the limited capacity of local governments and civil society actors can be an obstacle for reform. Political commitment and strong coordination at the country level also improve the implementation record of OGP National Action Plans.
Event | 3 Apr 2008
Cand. polit Lovise Aalen defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Oslo Friday 4 April. In her dissertation Aalen studies the national political framework of ethnic based federalism. She argues that ethnic political mobilisation must be understood as an outcome of both inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic relations.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
The fishery of the Fante town Moree in Ghana and its network of migrants in West Africa is here understood as a social field, whose institutions are key ...
Migration, institutions, fisheries management, Africa: Ghana, West Africa