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Turnaround: The National Resistance Movement and the Re-introduction of a Multiparty System in Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2007
This article addresses the process behind the National Resistance Movement's (NRM) decision to open for a reintroduction of multiparty politics. ...
Political systems, National resistance, Elections, Uganda
Turnaround: The national resistance movement and the reintroduction of a multiparty system in Uganda
Journal Article | Apr 2009
This article addresses the process behind the decision of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) to reintroduce multiparty politics in Uganda. ...
Doctoral Thesis | Nov 2011
This thesis investigates the politics of competing Islamic gender ideologies in Sudan. Based on fieldwork conducted in greater Khartoum from ...
Project | May 2017 - Dec 2019
HYRES studies the interaction between Islamist groups and the state in Iraq, Lebanon, Libya and Mali, and asks: Why do some Islamist groups ...
Iraq, Lebanon, Libya and Mali
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The Islamic Resistance Movement’s (Hamas) big win in the elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) marks the end of ...
Elections, Hamas, Islamic Resistance Movement, Palestine
Project | Jan 2010 - Jun 2014
This four-year research project will explain Hamas's transition from militant movement to political party, and through this provide a fuller ...
Hamas, political Islam, political party, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon
Turnaround: The National Resistance Movement and the Reintroduction of a Multiparty System in Uganda
Book Chapter | Mar 2008
Turnaround: The National Resistance Movement and the Reintroduction of a Multiparty System in Ugan
Book Chapter | Jan 2007
The Islamic Resistance Movement's (Hamas) big win in the elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) marks the end of Fatah's political ...
Peace , Conflict, Political development, Elections, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Middle East: Israel, Palestine
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
CMI Report | Dec 2017
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional ...
child marriage, counter-mobilization, Sudan, Zambia
Women’s Equal Rights and Islam in Sudanese Republican Thought: A Translation of Three Family Law Booklets from 1975, Produced and Circulated by the Republican Sisters
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2015
This paper includes a translation of three booklets produced by the Sudanese Republican Sisters in commemoration of International Women’s ...
Sudan, Republican Brothers, Islam, Women's rights, Family law
Journal Article | Jun 2019
The second-wave feminist movement called attention to the endurance of discriminatory laws that deny women equal rights and opportunities. Since ...
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
Elections are an integral part of representative democracies. Well functioning elections contribute to democratic accountability and democratic ...
Corruption, Elections, Political Corruption, Uganda
News | 19 May 2015
In mid-April 2015, news emerged about the killing of nine police-men in Angola's Huambo province. The incident involved the police and members of Juliano Kalupeteca's "Light of the World" religious sect. In the following days, grizzling reports emerged of a massacre of perhaps hundreds of sect members. We do not yet know the truth. Angola's government appears to do its utmost to prevent knowledge of it to transpire. Will the international community remain passive?
News | 27 Nov 2008
Hilde K.Kjøstvedt has won a PhD scholarship at CMI. Her PhD-project will focus on women in Islamic civil society organisations in the occupied Palestinian West Bank.
News | 25 Oct 2013
Ugandan women have organized themselves to the core of national politics. What lessons are there to learn from the Ugandan experience?
Journal Article | Jan 2009
In a referendum in July 2005 the people of Uganda voted overwhelmingly in support of reintroducing the multiparty system. As a result, one expected ...
Opposition, Local Governance, Elections, Dominant Party Systems, Uganda
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
The comparative democratization literature is divided on the effects of multiparty elections in non - democratic regimes. Early analyses assumed ...
Elections, Authoritarian regimes, Crises, Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2008
On 23 February, 2006, Ugandan voters could for the first time since 1980 choose a party of their choice rather than select individual candidates ...
Is Islam a threshold for escape or an insurmountable barrier? Women bargaining with patriarchy in post-Islamist Sudan
Journal Article | Jun 2010
This article explores women's bargaining with a patriarchal Islamic state in Sudan. The article is situated within the realm of the ...