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Project | Nov 2009 - May 2010
The aim of the research project “Elections and Democracy in Africa” is to contribute to a comparative understanding of the challenges facing ...
Liberation movements, pro-democray movements, Africa, elections, democracy, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
"A second Liberation": Lobbying for Women's Political Representation in Zambia, Botswana and Namibia
Journal Article | Jan 2006
The article looks at the efforts of women's movements in southern Africa to claim a stake in formal politics as an avenue to pursue their specific demands. ...
Women's movements, Political parties, Politics, Africa: Botswana, Namibia, Zambia
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This report consists of two parts. Part one gives an overview of the Islamist movements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The second part is a ...
Middle East: Palestine
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
This paper analyses the popular support to Hamas, the most important of the Palestinian Islamist movements today. The paper charts the movement's historical ...
Islam, Political movements, Hamas, Palestine, Middle East: Palestine
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2007
Ethiopia's new political climate (since 1991) has enhanced the Muslims' opportunities for religious expressions, clearly seen through the surfacing ...
Ethiopia, Islam, Salafism, Islamism, Identity, Ethnicity
Journal Article | Jan 2005
This article analyses the popular support for Hamas, the most important of the Palestinian Islamist movements today and charts the movement's historical ...
Islamism, Islamic movements, poverty, Middle East, Palestine
Edited Book | Oct 2010
This is a book about people’s short and long journeys, crossing frontiers, individual movements from place to place, and the pulse/feel between ...
CMI Report | Jan 1996
This report gives an overview of theories and approaches to the study of social identities, drawing on recent literature in the field. It argues that ...
Social theory, Political theory, Modernization, Collective action, Global
Journal Article | Jan 2001
The article presents a broad analysis of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan. The basis of the movement lies in networks of traditional religious leaders ...
Book Chapter | Feb 2017
Women’s rights and the women’s movement in Sudan (1952-2014) Samia al-Nagar and Liv Tønnessen Women'
Law reform, women's movement, Sudan, Islamic law, Islamization, Sudan
Institutionalizing the pro-democracy movements: the case of Zambia's movement for multiparty democracy
Journal Article | Nov 2011
In this contribution the challenges of political opposition is addressed through a focus on the problems of institutionalizing parties and party systems ...
democracy, party institutionalization, economic and political liberalization, , sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia
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
Turnaround: The National Resistance Movement and the Re-introduction of a Multiparty System in Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2007
This article addresses the process behind the National Resistance Movement's (NRM) decision to open for a reintroduction of multiparty politics. Why ...
Political systems, National resistance, Elections, Uganda
Project | Jan 2007 - Dec 2010
The project investigates the impact of political inclusion on Islamist movements in Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Sudan. The academic research tends ...
Islamism, the state, political institutionalization, moderation, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Sudan
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 ...
CMI Brief | Jun 2017
Despite increased evidence of international lobbying groups working to restrict sexual and reproductive health and rights policies at international bodies ...
reproductive health, abortion, Latin America
Journal Article | Aug 2013
The Arab Spring is a critical juncture for examining Hamas, a movement created in the context of a popular revolt (against Israeli occupation) similar ...
Hamas, Arab Spring, Palestine, Israel, Syria, Iran, Egypt, Middle East
Book Chapter | Jan 1993
The "high-politics" of population movements: Migration, state and civil society in Southeast Asia A
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
The Moderating influence of international courts on social movements: Evidence from the IVF case against Costa Rica
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Feminists and religious conservatives across the globe have increasingly turned to courts in their battles over abortion. Yet while a significant literature ...
Legal mobilization, abortion rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights