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Project | Feb - Dec 2003
The project builds on recent empirical evidence suggesting the importance of strategic donor behaviour for aid allocation to develop theoretical models ...
power, foreign assistance
Project | Jun 2009 - May 2012
This project aims at improving our understanding of the implications of introducing power-sharing arrangements in post-war multi-ethnic states – ...
Journal Article | Aug 2011
We generalise Basu’s (1986) model of triadic power. For one landlord and multiple merchants the landlord’s threat towards a labourer becomes ...
News | 30 Mar 2012
Last year, discontent voters managed to get rid of Zambia's contested president Rupiah Banda. What is the success formula for overthrowing a regime based on electoral authoritarianism? Part of the answer lies in the urban masses.
Book | Mar 2010
Why do courts hold political power-holders accountable in some democratic and democratizing countries, but not in others? And, why do some courts ...
Courts, power, political accountability
Report in External Series | Dec 2010
Policy recommendations for infrastructure provision usually build on a well-established understanding of best practice for sector governance. Too rarely ...
Political economy, sector governance, infrastructure, corruption
Book Chapter | Jun 2011
The Handbook of Doing Busines in South East Europe provides a comprehensive yet compact account of the business environment in South East Europe. Academic ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
We discuss whether Basu's (1986) model of triadic power relations is robust to generalizations where we allow multiple landlords, merchants and laborers. ...
Journal Article | Nov 2013
The discussion of soft power in China can be dated back to 1992, the year Nye's Bound to lead was translated into Chinese and published in Mainland China. ...
China-Africa, inter-culture communication, journalism, media perception, news pivot, soft power, China
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 ...
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
In the past decade much has been written on China’s increasing importance and growing influence in Africa. So far most of the research has focused ...
Media, telecommunications, foreign policy, public diplomacy, China, Africa, Uganda, Mozambique, Angola, South Africa
U4 Brief | Dec 2014
When people move between positions as regulator or legislators and private companies within the same sector this can lead to conflicts of interest, regulatory ...
Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic exploration ...
Harnessing the power of communities against corruption. A framework for contextualising social accountability
U4 Brief | Aug 2018
Ignorance, apathy and disempowerment are recurring drivers of impunity. Social accountability, on its part, aims to empower citizens with information ...
Book | Apr 2011
Most governments in Africa, seeing the political mobilisation of ethnicity as a threat, have rejected the use of ethnic differences as an explicit basis ...
Introduction: Recovering power from energy - reconsidering the linkages between energy and development
Book Chapter | Jan 2015
Introduction: Recovering power from energy - reconsidering the linkages between energy and developm
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 | Jan 2002
This note presents a new subgame perfect equilibrium in an infinitely repeated game, which has Basu's triadic model as the stage game (Oxford Econ. Pap., ...
Infinite games, Power, Rural development
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.
Event | 16 Oct 2014
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen defends her doctoral dissertation "The Revoluationary Petro-State. Change, Continuity and popular Power in Venezuela" ...