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CMI Working Paper | Mar 2009
This working paper provides a review of the literature addressing the role of civil society or non-state actors in democratic consolidation, ...
Civil society, Democratisation, Democratic consolidation, Malawi
Journal Article | Jan 2002
Political parties and democratic consolidation in Africa Lars Svåsand and Vicky Randall Democratiza
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
This research project, which is a collaboration with the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (Johannesburg) investigates the role played by courts ...
constitutional democracy, legal and judicial reforms, democratic consolidation, social transformation, courts, accountability function of courts, access to justice, marginalised groups, , Africa: South Africa
CMI Report | Jan 1994
This comparative analysis of recent transitions to democracy in Argentina and Chile examines (1) the impact of the type of transition on democratic ...
Human rights, Democratization, Chile, Argentina, Americas: Argentina
Peacebuilding and Democratic Consolidation in Post-War Guatemala: A Comparative Assessment of the Impact of Civil-Military Reforms in the Peace Accords
Master's Thesis | Dec 2007
This thesis seeks to combine institutional peacebuilding theory and democratization theory in order to understand the process and the result ...
CMI Brief | May 2011
Recent elections in Uganda produced the outcome “everyone expected”: President Museveni and the NRM-party won. After 25 years of ...
Election, Opposition, Incumbency Advantage, Consolidation of Power, Uganda
Project | Sep 2002 - Aug 2005
The role of courts in the consolidation of democracy and social transformation in South Africa investigates the role played by courts in the ...
courts, judicary, accountability, social transformation, access to justice, constitution, judical review, democratization, law, social rights, Africa: South Africa
Event | 28 Apr 2011
Helge Rønning will give a presentation of the upcoming Kampala conference with the title Legitimacy of Power - Possibilities of Opposition. Lise Rakner will discuss the role of opposition in African elections. Lovise Aalen presents a book project (in progress) with the preliminary title Consolidating dominance: decentralisation and central control in African states.
Truth in transition. The role of truth commissions in political transitions in Chile and El Salvador
CMI Report | Jan 1999
Truth Commissions are increasingly being used as one mechanism in a broader strategy to consolidate democratic governance following a period ...
Democratization, Authoritarianism, Chile, El Salvador, Americas: Chile
Democratisation's Third Wave and the Challenges of Democratic Deepening: Assessing International Democracy Assistance and Lessons Learned
Report in External Series | Oct 2007
This study focuses on democratisation and democracy assistance in the developing world. It provides an overview of the democratisation processes ...
democratisation, democracy assistance, development agenda, bilateral agencies
Journal Article | Jan 1999
Gross human rights violations have constituted a hotly contested national issue in many recent transitions from authoritarianism to democracy. ...
Programme | Jan 2011 - Jan 2015
The Arab revolts are at different stages and take place in their particular setting. Yet there are common threads that run across the region. ...
Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Oman, Yemen, Sudan
Consolidating the South African democracy - a review of Norwegian support to the Institute for Democracy in South Africa
Project | Jan - Apr 2000
a review of the Institute for Democracy in South Africa
News | 19 Nov 2007
CMI received 3 research grants from the Poverty and Peace Research Programme announced the Research Council of Norway.
CMI Conference Report | Jan 2000
African Studies Association. Paper presented to the African Studies Association 43rd annual meeting, 16.-19. 11.2000
Islamism and Democracy: An Inquiry into the Political Thought of the Sudanese Islamist Hassan al-Turabi
Master's Thesis | Jan 2005
My focus of analysis is Islamist democracy as conceived by the Sudanese Islamist Hassan al-Turabi. I aim to explore and understand Turabi's ...
Islamism, democracy, Sudan, Tunisia and Egypt
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, ...
African National Congress, Local Governance, Power-Sharing, Democracy, Opposition, South Africa
Edited Book | May 2010
Ideas about law are undergoing dramatic change in Latin America. The consolidation of democracy as the predominant form of government and the ...
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2009
In the annals of UN peace operations, the mission in Nepal (UNMIN) appears as an exceptional case. Most peace support operations today are multidimensional ...
United Nations, Peace keeping, Nepal
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
This chapter looks at factors constraining the efforts of the Palestinian quasi-state to raise revenues during the period 1994-2000. It is argued ...
Taxation, state-formation, Palestine, Middle East: Palestine