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Public procurement in Bangladesh: an analysis
S. Mahmood (ed) / Academic Journals 2010
Public procurement has been a neglected area of academic research yet it is a major function of government. Policy makers, professionals and academics are aware of the importance of public procurement in facilitating government operat...
How can the security sector in Honduras be best supported?
J. Sch√ľnemann (ed) / Fride 2010
The citizens of Honduras have been plagued with insecurity since the 2009 coup d’état which brought to the fore a sustained crisis of security and legitimacy making the political equilibrium very fragile. Levels of v...
How can country-led democratic governance assessments be best supported?
United Nations Development Programme 2009
Governance assessments have been an increasing priority for donors and national development partners alike, especially in the last five years. Country-led democratic governance assessments help to foster inclusive participation, ...
Assessing Bolivia's representative, participatory and communitarian democracy
A. Schilling-Vacaflor (ed) / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2010
Over the past two decades, Latin American countries have adopted new constitutions in a wave of constitutional change. Bolivia’s new constitution defines the country as a representative, participatory and communitarian democracy...
Setting the agenda: more power to the President?
L.A. Schwindt-Bayer / The Kellogg Institute 2010
Presidents around the world have access to a wide range of legislative powers—veto power, decree power, and exclusive bill introduction powers. However, an important but often overlooked power is the ability to control the legis...
Are Kenyan citizens able to participate in local governance?
W. Mitullah (ed) / Afrobarometer 2010
Local governance has been glorified as a panacea for development because it is embedded in the decentralization debates, policies and programs across the African continent. However, many citizens are dissatisfied with the performance ...
Malawi: citizens rate past and present Government performance
M.G. Tsoka / Afrobarometer 2009
The performance of all governments is constantly being reviewed, reported on and rated on various fronts, including sectoral growth, overall gross domestic product (GDP) growth, inflation, exchange and interest rate movements, provisi...
Analysing regionalism in Malawian elections
M.G. Tsoka / Afrobarometer 2009
After Malawi’s seminal 1994 elections in which the country made the transition back to multiparty politics, commentators were alarmed at how regionalistic the voting pattern appeared to be.   Northerners had voted over...
The ethnic factor in Kenyan electoral choices
M. Bratton (ed); M. Kimenyi (ed) / Afrobarometer 2008
The introduction of multiparty politics to Kenya in 1991 led to the population splintering along ethnic groupings. The first multiparty election in 1992 therefore rotated around ethnic alignments as were the 1997 general elections. Bu...
Exploring democratic choice 
R. Sarsfield (ed); F. Echegaray (ed) / Afrobarometer 2008
Standard arguments of rationality applied to individual political decisions do not take into account the plurality of forms of political reasoning in the process of preference formation. Scholars tend to rely on an economic model of p...
Items 1 to 10 of 87

Items 1 to 10 of 87

Public procurement in Bangladesh: an analysis
S. Mahmood (ed) / Academic Journals 2010
Public procurement has been a neglected area of academic research yet it is a major function of government. Policy makers, professionals and academics are aware of the importance of public procurement in facilitating government operat...
How can the security sector in Honduras be best supported?
J. Sch√ľnemann (ed) / Fride 2010
The citizens of Honduras have been plagued with insecurity since the 2009 coup d’état which brought to the fore a sustained crisis of security and legitimacy making the political equilibrium very fragile. Levels of v...
How can country-led democratic governance assessments be best supported?
United Nations Development Programme 2009
Governance assessments have been an increasing priority for donors and national development partners alike, especially in the last five years. Country-led democratic governance assessments help to foster inclusive participation, ...
Assessing Bolivia's representative, participatory and communitarian democracy
A. Schilling-Vacaflor (ed) / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2010
Over the past two decades, Latin American countries have adopted new constitutions in a wave of constitutional change. Bolivia’s new constitution defines the country as a representative, participatory and communitarian democracy...
Setting the agenda: more power to the President?
L.A. Schwindt-Bayer / The Kellogg Institute 2010
Presidents around the world have access to a wide range of legislative powers—veto power, decree power, and exclusive bill introduction powers. However, an important but often overlooked power is the ability to control the legis...
Are Kenyan citizens able to participate in local governance?
W. Mitullah (ed) / Afrobarometer 2010
Local governance has been glorified as a panacea for development because it is embedded in the decentralization debates, policies and programs across the African continent. However, many citizens are dissatisfied with the performance ...
Malawi: citizens rate past and present Government performance
M.G. Tsoka / Afrobarometer 2009
The performance of all governments is constantly being reviewed, reported on and rated on various fronts, including sectoral growth, overall gross domestic product (GDP) growth, inflation, exchange and interest rate movements, provisi...
Analysing regionalism in Malawian elections
M.G. Tsoka / Afrobarometer 2009
After Malawi’s seminal 1994 elections in which the country made the transition back to multiparty politics, commentators were alarmed at how regionalistic the voting pattern appeared to be.   Northerners had voted over...
The ethnic factor in Kenyan electoral choices
M. Bratton (ed); M. Kimenyi (ed) / Afrobarometer 2008
The introduction of multiparty politics to Kenya in 1991 led to the population splintering along ethnic groupings. The first multiparty election in 1992 therefore rotated around ethnic alignments as were the 1997 general elections. Bu...
Exploring democratic choice 
R. Sarsfield (ed); F. Echegaray (ed) / Afrobarometer 2008
Standard arguments of rationality applied to individual political decisions do not take into account the plurality of forms of political reasoning in the process of preference formation. Scholars tend to rely on an economic model of p...
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