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Edited Book | Nov 2016
This book addresses the role that various media have in the shaping and active contestation of particular conflicts and political agendas in the Arab ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
The idea that oil wealth tends to undermine democratic transition is one of the central tenets of the resource curse paradigm. This chapter takes ...
Nigerian, resource curse, political ecology, oil, elections, political transition, Nigeria
U4 Brief | Aug 2011
Cette note de synthèse U4 explore les raisons pour lesquelles une approche traditionnelle de l’enseignement de l’éthique ...
ethics, training, anti-corruption
Report in External Series | Nov 2016
FORTY YEARS of Official Development Assistance has contributed to high macroeconomic growth, the development of key national institutions and partial ...
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Detained in solitary confinement, tortured, exiled and eventually blown up by a car bomb. From an early age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa.
News | 20 Dec 2006
CMI presents the first report in a series of three qualitative studies on poverty in Mozambique. The study looks into people's own emic perceptions of poverty, and offers a host of policy implications.
Project | Jun 2001 - Sep 2008
An increasing number of poor Southern Africans live in poverty-stricken urban slums or shantytowns. Focusing on four shantytowns in the northern Namibian ...
Namibia., Urban Poverty, Namibia
Fissions and fusions, foes and friends: Party system re-structuring in Malawi in the 2004 general elections
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The issue of presidential term limits is emerging as an important political norm on the African continent, but the effects of the third term debates on ...
Malawi, Political parties, Party system, Elections
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2008
Land policies are of fundamental importance to the wellbeing of and the economic opportunities open to rural people, good governance, and peaceful coexistence. ...
Electoral mismanagement and post-election violence in Kenya: The Kriegler and Waki commissions of inquiry
Journal Article | Dec 2009
The 2007 general elections in Kenya were fiercely disputed and triggered widespread violence throughout the country. After former UN Secretary-General, ...
elections, violence, ethnicity, human rights, Kenya, Kenya
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
This article outlines some of the main policies and interventions for economic development and gender equality in Mozambique since Independence in 1975, ...
Mozambique, Development, Gender
Event | 3 Apr 2008
Cand. polit Lovise Aalen defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Oslo Friday 4 April. In her dissertation Aalen studies the national political framework of ethnic based federalism. She argues that ethnic political mobilisation must be understood as an outcome of both inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic relations.
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2007
Across Africa land rights conflicts are escalating between indigenous and migrant ethnic groups. This paper analyses the communal violence that took place ...
Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Uganda
Theory and practise of decentralization by devolution: Lessons from a research programme in Tanzania (2002-13)
Book Chapter | Jun 2017
What impact did Tanzania’s decentralization reform have on local governance, finances and service delivery? To what extent are the central-local ...
Local government, decentralisation, tax, governance, public services, Tanzania
Monitoring and evaluating poverty reduction policies in Mozambique: Social relations of rural-urban poverty
CMI Brief | Aug 2009
Many communities in Mozambique find themselves in the rural-urban interface, either by being small towns or rural areas in the vicinity of cities. There ...
poverty reduction, , Mozambique
CMI Report | Jan 2006
This study compares the three constitutional documents listed below that were the subject of debate in Kenya's constitutional reform process in 2005: ...
Constitutions, Comparative analysis, Kenya
Book Chapter | Jan 2014
The historical narratives about Japan in the Chinese school textbooks, especially those of today, contributed to the construction of a common understanding ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
In 2008, the government of now-deceased President Hugo Chávez in Venezuela passed a law creating what is known as the Bolivarian militia (Milicia ...
Bolivarian militia, civil-military relations, gender, class, Venezuela
Journal Article | Jan 2011
This article critically addresses recent anthropological and feminist efforts to theorize and analyse Muslim women's participation in and support for ...
Norway, young Muslims, piety, self, agency
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2017
This paper proposes a model how individuals form beliefs on inequality based on their own and their family’s experience. A person’s income ...
inequality, income, family, effort, mobility, entitlement, Chhattisgarh, India