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CMI Brief | Aug 2016
All over the world, there are gatekeepers with the power to facilitate – or restrict – peoples’ access. We have studied the role of ...
women, politics, political parties, Malawi
CMI Brief | Aug 2016
Local government is an important avenue for getting practical experience in participating in politics before moving on to the national arena. Advocates ...
women, politics, local government, Malawi
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
CMI Brief | Dec 2017
Significant petroleum discoveries in Tanzania have shaped the country’s political discourse in recent years, with politicians promising to turn ...
violence, natural resources, petroleum, politics, Mtwara, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | May 2016
Executive summary When Hugo Chávez (1954–2013) came to power in Venezuela in 1998, the military was bestowed with a new—and controversial—role ...
military, politics, Chávez, Bolivar, soldiers, alliances, Venezuela
CMI Brief | Feb 2020
What does it take for a female politician to win a party nomination? We still know little about women’s entry into politics in countries without ...
politics, gender, women politicians, quotas, nomination, informal, Zambia
CMI Brief | Jul 2020
Hawa Jibril, a poetess and a long-time activist for Somali women’s rights, identified male elders as a barrier to women’s inclusion in the ...
poltics, women's rights, clans, gender quota, politics, federalism, Somalia
Project | Jan 1999 - Dec 2003
The manuscript for this book is a comparative study of the role and the status of women in national politics in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and ...
CMI Conference Report | Jan 2000
African Studies Association. Paper presented to the African Studies Association 43rd annual meeting, 16.-19. 11.2000
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1979
Food politics and famine in Bangladesh Rehman Sobhan DERAP Working Paper Asia: Bangladesh rehman s
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
A large number of Afghans have now been refugees for more than 23 years. Some have never seen their homeland and some have repeatedly been forced to leave ...
Refugees, Forced migration, Asia: Afghanistan
News | 21 Jun 2005
In early May 2005 researchers from Malawi and Norway met at a workshop on the shores of Lake Malawi to lay the foundation of a textbook on Government and Politics in Malawi for undergraduate students of political science. Once completed, the new textbook will fill a great gap as no comparable text with specific reference to Malawi is currently available.
News | 28 Feb 2013
The idea that you can incorporate humanitarian action into political agendas usually backfires, says Antonio Donini from the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University.
News | 30 Sep 2013
Ethiopian authorities are tightening the grip on political opponents, the Muslim minority and the media. Human Rights Watch describes the situation as alarming. The majority party in the soon to be Norwegian government has signaled cuts in aid to countries that do not respect human rights. Will they sacrifice Norwegian-Ethiopian relations on the altar of human rights?
Journal Article | Jan 1994
The return of party politics in Nepal Lok Raj Baral Journal of Democracy lok raj baral lok raj ba
CMI Brief | Nov 2013
The two major political parties in Bangladesh are dynastic, like other well-known parties in South Asia. Political dynasty means a prominent political ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2015
Policing and the politics of protection on Lombok Kari G Telle Policing and the Politics of Order-M
Journal Article | Jan 2012
Quota policies securing the presence of marginalised groups in decision-making bodies have been adopted across sub-Saharan Africa. These policies are ...
Report in External Series | Dec 2010
Policy recommendations for infrastructure provision usually build on a well-established understanding of best practice for sector governance. Too rarely ...
Political economy, sector governance, infrastructure, corruption
CMI Brief | Jan 2012
During the last decade many Latin American countries have resorted to mano dura (iron fist) politics and militarisation to combat crime, drugs and subversion. ...
security, human rights, military, peace and conflict, Latin America, Colombia