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The interplay between poverty and electoral authoritarianism: Poverty and political mobilization in Zambia and Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2012
In this paper we wish to analyze the interplay between the political setting of electoral authoritarianism and economic grievances expressed in particular ...
Elections, Authoritarianism, Poverty, Mobilization, Regime change, Zambia, Uganda
Living in a material world: Political funding in electoral authoritarian regimes in Sub-saharan Africa
Master's Thesis | Dec 2011
This thesis investigates the role of political funding in two electoral authoritarian regimes in Sub-Saharan Africa. The issue of political funding has ...
Political funding, political parties, democracy, electoral authoritarianism, Angola, Uganda
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 of authoritarian ...
Democratization, Authoritarianism, Chile, El Salvador, Americas: Chile
Limits of 'Authoritarian Upgrading' in Syria: Private Welfare, Islamic Charities, and the Rise of the Zayd movement
Journal Article | Jan 2009
The growth of private welfare in Syria since the 1990s and a parallel détente between the Ba?th regime and the Islamic trend have allowed an Islamic ...
Edited Book | Jan 1991
(Published in cooperation with Chr. Michelsen Institute and United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (Seminar Proceedings no. 26))
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
A structured comparative analysis of one post-authoritarian case (Uruguay), two post-conflict cases (Rwanda and Angola), and one mixed case (Peru) demonstrates ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, impact analysis, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
How do transitional justice mechanisms contribute to peace and democracy after authoritarian rule or violent conflict has ended? This chapter examines ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict
Edited Book | Jan 2005
The past two decades have witnessed the end of several civil wars and authoritarian regimes. In a period shaped by the ideal of democratisation, in which ...
Reconciliation, UN, transitional justice, Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone., Asia: Cambodia, East Timor., Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina., Americas: Argentina, El Salvador
Journal Article | Jan 1999
Gross human rights violations have constituted a hotly contested national issue in many recent transitions from authoritarianism to democracy. This article ...
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
Bridging the literatures on peacebuilding and transitional justice, this chapter outlines an analytical framework for assessing the impact of transitional ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2018
Mister Venezuela sin valuta etter presidentvalget? Aslak Orre & Antulio Rosales Aftenposten Inflatio
Inflation, hyperinflation, Venezuela, Chavez, Maduro, authoritarian, Venezuela
Project | Jan 2010 - Jun 2015
After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated ...
transitional justice, impact analysis, democracy, peace, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Event | 26 Feb 2016
Authoritarian regimes is the most common regime type aside from democracy. In these settings, the ruling party permits opposition but stifles their chances to win. Why do individuals run for legislative office on opposition versus ruling party tickets in such regimes? asks Keith Weghorst, Post-doctoral fellow at Vanderbuilt University in this seminar.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
This paper is about how varying degrees of judicial independence may influence policy making in the field of human rights. I explore factors that may ...
Americas: Argentina, Chile
Edited Book | Jan 2014
The Arab Spring represents a tectonic shift in Middle East from austere authoritarianism to opening the space for long repressed Islamist movements to ...
Middle East, Arab Spring, party politics, political Islam (Islamism), democratisation, post-Islamism, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Yemen
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2014
Civil-military relations constitute a crucial element in the transition to substantive democracy all over the world. During periods of authoritarianism ...
Literature review, Civil Military relations, military, Latin America
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.
Event | 10 Nov 2011
What are the outcomes of ethnic self-rule, in combination with the power politics of an authoritarian regime?
Project | Jun 2007 - Jun 2010
What are the links between transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in a post-war or post-authoritarian society? Countries ...
transitional justice, violence, reconciliation, peacebuilding, trials, criminal courts, amnesty, truth commissions, reparations, vetting, Indonesia
Newspaper Op-Ed | Feb 2010
Mens verden så på afrikansk fotball, pågikk en intern maktkamp i Afrikamesterskapets vertsland Angola. Demokratiet tapte.
Democracy, authoritarianism, constitutions, peacebuilding, Angola's 2010 constitution, Angola