• Grabbing an Election: Abuse of State Resources in the 2011 Elections in Uganda 

      Helle, Svein-Erik; Rakner, Lise (Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges, Chapter, 2014-03-01)
      Elections are an integral part of representative democracies. Well functioning elections contribute to democratic accountability and democratic institutions, which in turn contributes to economic and human development too ...
    • How much ‘Soft Power’ does China have in Africa? 

      Rønning, Helge (China's media and soft power in Africa: Promotion and perceptions, Chapter, 2016-01-01)
      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 something to with its loose connotations, and that it one the hand signifies ...
    • Impunidade versus responsabilidade no Uruguai: o papel da Ley de Caducidad 

      Skaar, Elin (A Anistia na Era da Responsabilização: O Brasil em Perspectiva Internacional e Comparada, Chapter, 2011-09-30)
      Muitos países na América Latina e noutras partes do mundo estão seguindo em direção a uma maior responsabilização no que tange às violações de direitos humanos, e existe um consenso crescente de que alguns crimes simplesmente ...
    • Informal relations in public procurement 

      Grødeland, Åse Berit (Digest of papers from the X International Scientific Conference on the problems of the development of the economy and society, Chapter, 2010-12-14)
    • Integrity Building and Social Norms in Kosovo’s Municipalities 

      Jackson, David (Corruption and Social Norms, Chapter, 2018-01-01)
      Why do 'integrity building' interventions in development settings rarely induce governance practices that are consistent with the standards set out in the formal state? This chapter explains the seemingly poor outcomes of ...
    • Introducción 

      Wilson, Bruce M.; F., Evelyn Villarreal (El agua como derecho humano: Reconocimientos y disputas en Costa Rica, Chapter, 2022-04-01)
    • Introduction 

      Søreide, Tina; Williams, Aled (Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges, Chapter, 2014-03-01)
      There are many reasons why there are differences across the globe in terms of how well opportunities for development and a good life are secured. One of the things we know, however, is that grabbing, and perceived risks ...
    • Land issues and poverty reduction: Requirements for lasting peace in Sudan and Afghanistan 

      Sørbø, Gunnar M.; Strand, Arne (The poorest and the hungry. Assessments, analyses, and actions, Chapter, 2009-11-01)
    • Macro-Economic Convergence Policy in the Southern African Development Community: Prospects and Challenges 

      Kweka, Josaphat; Rweyemamu, Dennis; Luvanda, Eliab; Isaksen, Jan; Wangwe, Samuel (Proceedings of the 2006 FOPRISA Annual Conference, Chapter, 2007-12-10)
      In the last two decades, the subject of regional integration has featured prominently in the agenda of (and policy research on) most developing countries. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is one of the ...
    • Maritime Anthropology 

      Roszko, Edyta (The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Anthropology, Chapter, 2021-03-01)
    • Mass Taxation and State-Society Relations in East Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Therkildsen, Ole (Taxation and State Building in Developing Countries Chapter 5, Chapter, 2008-01-01)
      Poll (‘head'''') tax has been the most common form of direct mass taxation in many sub-Saharan African countries since colonial times. Until very recently it was a dominant source of revenue for local governments. It has ...
    • Measuring the performance of health workers 

      Leonard, Kenneth; Mæstad, Ottar (Health Labor Market Analyses, Chapter, 2016-10-01)
      The health workforce has received major policy attention over the past decade,driven in part by the need to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and more .
    • Monografia de Município de Kalandula 

      Gilson, Lazáro; Tvedten, Inge; Agostinho, Mateus; Strønen, Iselin (Relatório Social de Angola 2016, Chapter, 2018-03-01)
      O Relatório Social de Angola 2016 faz um balanço analítico do que mais relevante ocorreu no sector social, no ano em apreço, a partir da avaliação do comportamento dos seus indicadores-chave. O oitavo ...
    • Movimiento transnacional contra el derecho al aborto en América Latina 

      Gianella, Camila (El aborto en América Latina Estrategias jurídicas para luchar por su legalización y enfrentar las resistencias conservadoras, Chapter, 2018-07-01)
    • Nhân học trên biển [Maritime Anthropology] 

      Roszko, Edyta (Nhan hoc: Nganh khoa hoc ve con nguoi [Anthropology: The Science of Human Beings]. Nha xuat Ban Dai hoc Quoc gia Ha Noi [Vietnam National University Press], Chapter, 2020-12-01)
    • Norwegian Anthropology and Development: New Roles for a Troubled Future? 

      Sørbø, Gunnar M. (Anthropology in Norway: Directions, Locations, Relations, Chapter, 2021-11-01)
      This book traces the history, growth and wide-ranging public engagements of social anthropology in Norway. An outcome of the Norwegian Anthropology Day at the Royal Anthropological Institute, the book explores diverse ...
    • Norwegian Research on Human Rights and Justice in Latin America 

      Skaar, Elin; Garcia-Godos, Jemima (Norwegian Social Thought on Latin America, Chapter, 2016-08-01)
    • "Prosecute and Punish" 

      Skaar, Elin (Encyclopedia of Transitional Justice (Second Edition), Chapter, 2023-08-01)
      The Encyclopedia of Transitional Justice remains the premier reference tool that presents the state of the art in the field of reckoning with the legacy of past gross human rights abuses. Almost 200 scholars and practitioners ...
    • Public Anthropology in the Digital Era 

      De Lauri, Antonio; Sandvik, Kristin (The International Encyclopedia of Anthropology, Chapter, 2021-12-01)
      The public anthropologist grapples with not one but many overlapping digital transformations, which influence how anthropologists access, produce, and disseminate knowledge. The digital turn reshapes the social fields with ...
    • ‘Spectacular Fishing: Embodying Sovereignty in the post-Brexit Channel Islands and the South China Sea.’ 

      Roszko, Edyta (Variations on Sovereignty: Snapshots of Political Contestation and Transformation from Brexit to the South China Sea., Chapter, 2023-05-01)
      The South China Sea disputes over the Paracels and Spratlys – two archipelagos claimed in whole by China and Vietnam and in part by a number of ASEAN countries and Taiwan – and the post-Brexit dispute between ...