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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 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
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The state formation process in Palestine during the period 1994-2000, in contrast to the European experience, was not related to inter-state war but to ...
Middle East: Palestine
U4 Brief | Dec 2011
Donor support to social accountability in fragile and conflict-affected states is a relatively new phenomenon. It has emerged with the lessons that ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
Poll (‘head'''') tax has been the most common form of direct mass taxation in many sub-Saharan African countries since colonial times. Until very ...
Taxation, coercion, state building, Tanzania, Uganda
Book | Jan 2017
This book presents an ethnographic study of how grassroots activism in Venezuela during the Chávez presidency can be understood in relation to ...
Collectors, councillors and donors: Local government taxation and state-society relations in Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
Recent debates on taxation and democratisation in poor countries argue that the more a state earns its income through the operation of a bureaucratic ...
Governance and Fiscal Federalism in Sudan, 1989–2015: Exploring Political and Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in an Unstable Polity
Sudan Report | Mar 2017
This report analyses the implementation and impact of decentralisation in Sudan: To what extent has the efforts to implement decentralisation policies ...
poverty, decentralisation, politics, economics, centralisation, Sudan
The UAE’s Humanitarian Diplomacy: Claiming State Sovereignty, Regional Leverage and International Recognition
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2020
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) became the world’s third-largest donor of humanitarian aid relative to Gross National Income in 2016. The country ...
humanitarian diplomacy, United Arab Emirates, foreign policy, humanitarian enterprise, international relations, humanitarian enterprise, international relations, United Arab Emirates
CMI Report | Jan 1996
In 1986 the member states of the then Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADC) and the five Nordic countries signed a joint declaration ...
Regional cooperation, International relations, North-South relations, Scandianvia, Southern Africa, Africa: SADC
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 ...
The relationship between the state, family and household. Consequences for women's participation in the education system in Kerala, India
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The theme of this working paper is gender and education in India, and more specifically the question why there is significantly higher participation of ...
Gender relations, Education, Kerala, India, Asia: India
CMI Report | Jan 1992
This report assesses the role of labour in the recent transition to multi-party rule in Zambia. The main question considered is to what extent labour, ...
Democracy, Democratisation, Trade Unions, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Reflecting on recent patterns of judicialization in Latin America, Guillermo O'Donnell pointed to the relationship between judicialization and juridification, ...
Suspiciously Supportive or Suspiciously Obstructive? The Relationship Between Local Government and NGOs in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, and Macedonia
Journal Article | Aug 2008
Relations between local government and NGOs in post-communist states are often described in negative terms. Findings from 70 in-depth interviews ...
NGOs, local government, perceptions, collaboration, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, and Macedonia
Journal Article | Jul 2011
Across Latin America, debates and practice around indigenous law provide a window on shifting relations between indigenous movements, states, and international ...
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
Transitional Justice for Human Rights: The Legacy and Future of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions
Book Chapter | Mar 2018
Truth commissions are an integral component of transitional justice, that is, formal and informal mechanisms set up by the state or civil society to address ...
Truth commission, Transitional justice, Human rights, Peace, Democracy, Reconciliation, Impact, Latin America
CMI Brief | May 2019
Tanzanian citizens continue to have high expectations about the benefits that the country’s emerging petroleum sector will provide them with, yet ...
Project | Jan 2005 - Dec 2007
An analysis of post-war Afghanistan with a focus on internationally-supported efforts to build a central state and related reconstruction efforts.
peacebuilding, post-conflict, afghanistan, reconstruction, statebuilding, Afghanistan