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How much ‘Soft Power’ does China have in Africa?
(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 ...
Strategies of Self-Proclaimed Pro-Life Groups: Effect of New Religious Actors on Sexual Policies
(Latin American Perspectives vol. 208 no. 43: 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-01)
Over the past few decades political processes recognizing and broadening sexual and reproductive rights have produced a reaction from conservative sectors seeking to block those gains. Although the Catholic Church hierarchy ...
Why go back? Assisted return from Norway
(Rapport 2015:08 08, Research report, 2016-01-01)
This report discusses factors that influence voluntary assisted return of third-country nationals from Norway. It is based on statistical information and interviews with civil servants/NGO-representatives and employees at ...
Specialised anti-corruption courts: Philippines
(U4 Brief 2016:3, Report, 2016-07-01)
The Philippines' Sandiganbayan is the oldest specialised anti-corruption court in the world. Though established mainly to resolve corruption cases more expeditiously, the Sandiganbayan is plagued by delays and inefficiency. ...
Pobreza urbana e desigualdade em Luanda, Angola
(CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 17, Report, 2016-11-01)
Este resumo mostra que os pobres da capital angolana Luanda estão, efetivamente, presos numa armadilha da pobreza devido a deficiências materiais e oportunidades limitadas de rendimento. Ao mesmo tempo, os mecanismos ...
Deciding over nature: Corruption and environmental impact assessments
(U4 Issue 2016:5, Research report, 2016-11-01)
Environmental impact assessments (EIAs) are a core aspect of environmental decision-making in most countries. Despite massive potential for public harms resulting from corrupt decision-making linked to EIAs, research on ...
Business people’s views of paying taxes in Ethiopia
(ICTD Working Paper 43, Research report, 2016-01-01)
This study examines factors that determine business people’s attitudes towards paying taxes in Ethiopia. Based on data obtained from a survey of business taxpayers in Addis Ababa, the study finds a statistically significant ...
Country Evaluation Brief: Afghanistan
(Country Evaluation Briefs 7, Research report, 2016-11-01)
Since 2001, Western political and military interests have largely defined the nature and magnitude of aid flows. Conventional criteria for development assistance (notably absorptive capacity and credible conditionality) ...
Anti-corruption justice and collaboration in Kosovo: Challenges and recommendations
(U4 Brief 2016:7, Report, 2016-10-01)
Afghan Migration Patterns
(Conference object, 2016-06-01)