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Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
In the past decade much has been written on China’s increasing importance and growing influence in Africa. So far most of the research has focused ...
Media, telecommunications, foreign policy, public diplomacy, China, Africa, Uganda, Mozambique, Angola, South Africa
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
The final chapter summarises some of the findings of the previous country analyses, against the background of the conceptual pair of extractive and power-preserving ...
political corruption, greed, power preservation, crony capitalism, blocked democracy
Book Chapter | Jan 2016
I have over the past years been intrigued by why Chinese scholars and policy makers have found the term ‘soft power’1 so useful. Can it have ...
Using power and influence analysis to address corruption risks: The case of the Ugandan drug supply chain
U4 Brief | Jul 2012
Power and influence analysis can be used to assess corruption vulnerabilities in the public sector. This approach helps identify powerful stakeholders ...
Report in External Series | Sep 2012
This paper aims to explain the broader contours of the emerging fields of political power in contemporary Afghanistan and its implications for regional ...
Political power, sovereignty, Afghanistan
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, the African ...
African National Congress, Local Governance, Power-Sharing, Democracy, Opposition, South Africa
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
This introductory chapter outlines the distinctions between, on the one hand, political and bureaucratic corruption, and, on the other hand, between extractive ...
political corruption, corruption, power preservation, political economy analysis, bribery, favouritism, vote buying
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
A revival of tradition? The power of clans and social strata in the Wolayta elections Lovise Aalen
Journal Article | Nov 2013
The discussion of soft power in China can be dated back to 1992, the year Nye's Bound to lead was translated into Chinese and published in Mainland China. ...
China-Africa, inter-culture communication, journalism, media perception, news pivot, soft power, China
Introduction: Recovering power from energy - reconsidering the linkages between energy and development
Book Chapter | Jan 2015
Introduction: Recovering power from energy - reconsidering the linkages between energy and developm
Book revew of Andreassen, Bård A. and Gordon Crawford (eds.), ‘Human Rights, Power and Civic Action: Comparative Analyses of Struggles for Rights in Developing Countries’
Book Review | Mar 2015
Book revew of Andreassen, Bård A. and Gordon Crawford (eds.), ‘Human Rights, Power and Civic Action: Comparative Analyses of Struggles for ...
human rights, power, civil society, General
Book review of Andreassen, Bård A. and Gordon Crawford (eds.), 'Human Rights, Power and Civic Action: Comparative Analyses of Struggles for Rights in Developing Countries'
Book Review | Mar 2015
Review of Andreassen, Bård A. and Gordon Crawford (eds.), ‘Human Rights, Power and Civic Action: Comparative Analyses of Struggles for Rights ...
Human rights, power, civil society, General
Report in External Series | Mar 2014
Much has been written about the role of the rising or emerging powers and their accelerating economic engagement in Africa. Much less is known about how ...
Rising Powers, African peace and security, China, India, Brazil, South Africa, Africa, China, India, South Africa, Brazil
CMI Brief | May 2011
Recent elections in Uganda produced the outcome “everyone expected”: President Museveni and the NRM-party won. After 25 years of Museveni ...
Election, Opposition, Incumbency Advantage, Consolidation of Power, Uganda
Edited Book | Jan 2004
This volume examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa. Are the courts able to hold political power-holders ...
democratisation, judicial power, courts, political questions and judicial power, Africa: South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia., Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Latin America
Suffering and powerlessness: The significance of promoting participation in rights-based approaches to health
Journal Article | Jan 2009
In a rights framework, participation is inextricably related to power. Through effective participation, we can challenge political and other forms of ...
Book | May 2017
Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for Afghan gender ...
Project | Jun 2009 - May 2012
This project aims at improving our understanding of the implications of introducing power-sharing arrangements in post-war multi-ethnic states – ...
Democratization and the Judiciary. The Accountability Function of Courts in New Democracies. Special issue of 'Democratization 'vol.10 (2003) no.4
Edited Book | Jan 2003
This special issue examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa. Are the courts able to hold political power-holders ...
democratisation, judicial power, courts, political questions and judicial power, Latin America, Africa, Colombia, South Africa, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Guatemala, Tanzania, Zambia
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2013
This thesis examines contestations over gender violence as points of entry into an analysis of gender, politics and sovereign power in contemporary Afghanistan. ...