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Informal relations in public procurement
(Digest of papers from the X International Scientific Conference on the problems of the development of the economy and society, Chapter, 2010-12-14)
Exogenous state-building: The contradictions of the international project in Afghanistan
(The rule of law in Afghanistan. Missing in inaction, Chapter, 2011-01-01)
In the contemporary writing on state-building in post-conflict situations, remarkably little attention is paid to what it takes to build a state. There is much advice on policy priorities and sequencing – security, rule ...
Grabbing an Election: Abuse of State Resources in the 2011 Elections in Uganda
(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 ...
Monografia de Município de Kalandula
(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 ...
Capital flight, tax policy and lobbyists in Africa
(Lifting the veil of secrecy: Perspectives on international taxation and capital flight from Africa, Chapter, 2017-11-01)
This article examines how the use of tax havens affects tax moral and lobbying, and how tax havens form elites’ and other actors’ incentives to block or promote tax reforms in African countries. A particlar focus is on the ...
Derechos Humanos y Justicia en América Latina en la Agenda Académica Noruega
(Pensamiento Social Noruego sobre América Latina, Chapter, 2015-10-01)
When the terrain does not fit the map: Local government taxation in Africa
(Perspectives on politics, production and public administration in Africa. Essays in honour of Ole Therkildsen., Chapter, 2015-06-23)
Fiscal decentralisation – the devolution of revenue mobilisation and spending powers to lower levels of government – has become a main theme of governance over the past two decades. A sound revenue system for local governments ...
Norwegian Research on Human Rights and Justice in Latin America
(Norwegian Social Thought on Latin America, Chapter, 2016-08-01)
Integrity Building and Social Norms in Kosovo’s Municipalities
(Corruption and Social NormsCorruption and Norms. Why Informal Rules Matter, 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 ...
False Prophets? Ontological Conflicts and Religion-Making in an Indonesian Court
(Critical Anthropological Engagements in Human Alterity and Difference, Chapter, 2016-11-01)
This chapter examines a blasphemy trial on Lombok in 2010, in which a Muslim who claimed to have received revelations from the Angel Gabriel was charged with the offence of “insulting Islam” and accused of pretending to ...