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Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Multi-confessional armies are often seen as being weak and prone to disintegration. The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) is a case in point. From its inception ...
Lebanon, civil-miliary relations, army, urban conflict, deeply-divided societies
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
This working paper is an analytical review of four recent studies on "women and the state" or the gendered state. Three of these books include studies ...
Women, Gender relations, State, Africa, Asia, Europe
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
In recent years, a consensus appears to have emerged that a variety of problems can be understood in terms of state failure. This paper reviews one aspect ...
Fragile states, Peace building, Aid policy
Book Chapter | Jan 2011
In the contemporary writing on state-building in post-conflict situations, remarkably little attention is paid to what it takes to build a state. There ...
Journal Article | Jul 2016
Seeking to expand the domain of the political beyond normative understandings of the state, the articles in this special edition examine the performative ...
Performance, governance, religion, militia, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, Southeast Asia
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the Field of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper examines the relationships between environment, society and the state in the Gash-Setit region, western Eritrea. Through an examination of ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This paper explores possible strategic interactions between the state and local community in games of tropical forest land appropriation. Two key questions ...
CMI Report | Jan 1991
The gendered state: A review of some recent studies on women and the state Kate Halvorsen CMI Repor
Edited Book | Sep 2016
Oil has been central to regime survival for oil states across the Arabian Peninsula and has been at the heart of their attempts to defuse the wave of ...
Book | Jan 2018
The Politics of the Headscarf in the United States investigates the social and political effects of the practice of Muslim-American women wearing the ...
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2008
A State of Corruption? An Anthropology of the South Asian State Tone K. Sissener Dissertation Subm
Corruption, Anthropology, Bangladesh
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 ...
CMI Report | Jan 1993
This study takes an extended look at Botswana, a country which is found to depart from the common pattern of African states and therefore may be considered ...
Democracy, Development planning, Economic policy, Botswana
Journal Article | Jun 2013
This article analyses how state and non-state actors have tried to address the human rights violations and war crimes committed during the civil war in ...
Civil War, Gamba Spirits, Gorongosa, Human Rights, Local Justice, Mozambique, Transitional Justice, Mozambique
U4 Issue | Jan 2007
This report takes on board recent international experience and research on fragile states and present operational advice to anyone wanting to tailor strategic ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1992
The paper was prepared for a conference on the impact of international migration on the security and stability of states, which was organised by the Massachusetts ...
Migration, International politics, Social conflicts, Southeast Asia
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of Afghanistan, arguing that the Afghan state is fragile, and sustained through constant ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
How far has the recent global wave of tax reform contributed to state building in poorer countries? This chapter concludes that there are ...
Taxation, tax reform, state building, globalisation, Developing countries
Edited Book | Jan 2008
Developing countries face new and pressing challenges as they strive to build more effective and accountable public institutions. These difficulties differ ...
Taxation, state building, accountability, developing countries, Chile, China, Ghana, Mauritius, Poland, Russia, Tanzania, Uganda