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Journal Article | Sep 2014
Gender quotas change the rules of candidate selection, reflecting a demand-side solution to women's underrepresentation in politics. In contrast, limited ...
Gender quotas, Electoral Financing, Candidate Selection, Africa, Malawi
Journal Article | Apr 2017
In developed nations, issues of taxation rank high on the agendas of political parties. In Africa’s new democracies taxation does not figure as ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
On 21 November 2005, a referendum on a proposed new constitution was held in Kenya, which was conducted in a peaceful and orderly manner. The poll represented ...
Constitutions, Referendum, Kenya
The campaign to promote the African Union Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance: Insights into advocacy on the African continent
U4 Practice Insight | May 2013
This U4 Practice Insight seeks to communicate the experiences and lessons learned by a governance specialist during three years of advocacy work to promote ...
conventions, South Africa
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
The 2014 election campaign in Malawi focussed on gender rather than facts. In this brief we argue that the campaign showed a strong, conservative, culturally ...
election, Malawi, gender, Joyce Banda
U4 Issue | Aug 2011
Abuse of state resources for re-election damages democracy creating an unlevel playing field that improves re-election chances of incumbents and negatively ...
political corruption, money in politics, elections, financing political campaigns, Mozambique, Bolivia
Report in External Series | Aug 2008
On 27 December 2007 the fourth general elections were held since the democratic opening in the early 1990s. They were widely considered to be seriously ...
Elections, Kenya, electoral violence, campaign financing, political party manifestos, Kenya
Project | Dec 2007 - Apr 2008
On 27 December 2007 the fourth general elections since the democratic opening in the early 1990s were held. They were widely considered to be seriously ...
Kenya, elections, violence, ethnicity
Journal Article | Jan 2020
This article examines the rise and fall of the “Assir movement,” a neo-Salafist campaign led by a charismatic local sheikh who, after years ...
contentious politics, Lebanon, pathways, Salafism, social movements, , urban ecology, Lebanon
Journal Article | Jan 2003
In this article the authors have assessed the elctoral process in Zambia across three consecutive elections. They argue that the quality of the elections, ...
Elections, Political processes, Africa: Zambia
CMI Brief | Mar 2019
Why campaigns to stop child marriage can backfire Ragnhild L. Muriaas, Vibeke Wang, Lindsay J. Benst
Child marriage, Human rights, Malawi
Book Chapter | Jun 2020
Relieving Women’s Costs of Standing for Election: Malawi’s 50/50 Campaigns Vibeke Wang, Happy Kayuni
Project | Sep 2015 - Dec 2016
Our academic interest in symbolic representation follows the global attention towards achieving gender parity in elected offices the last two decades. ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Sudanese women activists launched a legal campaign in 2009 calling attention to how the country’s Sharia based Criminal Act of 1991 produced impunity ...
Women's movement, rape, legal reform, Islamic law, Sudan
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article examines the informal auhority wielded by civilian security groups (pamswakarsa) on the island of Lombok. Taking as its point of departure ...
Book | May 2013
In The Security Archipelago, Paul Amar provides an alternative historical and theoretical framing of the refashioning of free-market states and the ...
News | 25 Jun 2013
There is an appetite for change. Discontent against Bashir is widespread. The popular sentiment rumbling in Khartoum is that Bashir will fall sooner or later.
Political capital of ruling parties after regime change: contrasting successful insurgencies to peaceful pro-democracy movements
Journal Article | Jul 2016
The cases of the African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa and the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in Zambia show major differences in the ...
Post conflict, party building, African National Congress, Movement for Multiparty Democracy, Africa, Zambia, South Africa
Report in External Series | Jan 2003
The report is a comprehensive account of the presidential and parliamentary elections that took place in Rwanda from August to October 2003, based on ...
Democratisation, elections, electoral observation, post-conflict reconstruction, genocide, Rwanda
CMI Report | Jan 1992
This report provides an assessment of the transition to a multi-party system of government in Zambia. The first section gives a general background to ...
Elections, Donors, Zambia