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    • Arbitrary States :Social Control and Modern Authoritarianism in Museveni's Uganda 

      Unknown author (Oxford University Press, 2021)
      In recent years, scholars of authoritarianism have noted a trend in which institutions designed to check arbitrary power have been hollowed out to facilitate its exercise. As they grapple with how to understand the disjunct ...
    • Building a Great Future: The Legacy of Bishop Tucker Theological College 

      Byaruhanga, Christopher; Nassaka Banja, Olivia (Uganda Christian University Publications, 2013)
      As Bishop Tucker School of Divinity and Theology/Uganda Christian University celebrate her centenary, we look back and thank God who in his Grace began a church leaders’ school on Namirembe hill in 1903 that later moved ...
    • The Curse of Sisyphus: Why democracy isn’t necessarily good for press freedom in Africa 

      Onyango-Obbo, Charles (Development, 2013)
      The advent of plural politics in Africa was also accompanied by burgeoning press freedom. It was assumed that a free press would underpin the democratic gains and allow for multiple ideas to flourish. Yet the record ...
    • Democracy and the Discourse on Relevance Within the Academic Profession at Makerere University 

      Felde, Andrea; Halvorsen, Tor; Myrtveit, Anja; Øygard, Reidar (African Minds, 2013)
      Democracy and the Discourse of Relevance is set against the backdrop of the spread of neoliberal ideas and reforms since the 1980s, accepting also that these ideas are rooted in a longer history. It focuses on how neoliberalism ...
    • Enforcement of Environmental Crime Laws. A framework training manual for law enforcement agencies 

      Akech, Migai; Mwebaza, Rose (The Institute for Security Studies with funding provided by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, 2010)
      This manual is intended for national trainers on environmental crime in Eastern and Southern Africa. It seeks to enable such trainers to equip police offi cers and other actors involved in fighting environmental crimes ...
    • Environmental Governance and Climate Change in Africa Legal Perspectives 

      Mwebaza, Rose; Kotzé, Louis J. (Institute for Security Studies Monographs, 2009)
      Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change and climate variability, a situation aggravated by the interaction of 'multiple stresses', occurring at various levels, and low adaptive capacity ... Africa's ...
    • Exorcising the Inexorcible Buganda Ghost: 

      Lubogo, Isaac Christopher (Jescho Publishing House, 2022)
      Exorcising the inexorcible Buganda ghost: Hoodwinked, Dumped, Used and re-dumped; A quest for Buganda's cause for Buganda's independence. Buganda in response to their proposals, were invariably faced either cynical deception. ...
    • Experiences of forced mothers in northern Uganda: the legacy of war 

      Akello, Grace (Intervention, 2013)
      From 1986^2007, the Lord’s Resistance Army in£icted severe su¡ering on civilians in northern Uganda through indiscriminate killing and child abductions. While both abducted boys and girls were trained to use arms, girls ...
    • The first decade of Intervention: facts, figures & trends 

      Berg, Simon van den; Akello, Grace; Sonpar, Shobna (Intervention, 2013)
      This paper aims to explore trends in developments in content and authors’ locations and perspectives in ‘Intervention, the International Journal of Mental Health, Psychosocial Work and Counselling in Areas of Armed ...
    • In Search of the State? Neoliberalism and the labour question for pan-African feminism 

      Ossome, Lyn (Feminist Africa, 2015)
      Since the 1970s, informal work has expanded and appeared in new guises in the context of globalisation, neo-liberalism and migration, all of which are highly gendered processes (Chen et al. 2004; ILO 2002b, 2007a). An ...
    • Introduction: The Cynics, Optimists and Pirates are all Making Africa Beautiful 

      Onyango-Obbo, Charles (Development, 2012)
      There are two dominant positions about Africa today and in the near future: on the one side, a heady optimism that envisions ‘Africa Rising’, and on the other a cynicism that sees a continent still trapped in‘darkness’. ...
    • Law of Witchcraft in Uganda 

      Lubogo, Isaac Christopher (Suigeneris Publishers, 2022)
      Use of supernatural or magical powers is a prominent phenomenon since antiquity till date. In our latter days, successful businessmen have been accused of amassing illicit wealth through the practice of witchcraft and ...
    • Learning, Philosophy, and African Citizenship 

      Holma, Katariina; Kontinen, Tiina (Springer Nature, 2022)
      The book addresses the compelling questions concerning the ideals of African citizenship, the processes of learning to fulfill these ideals, and possibilities of education in fostering citizenship. Rather than advocating ...
    • Lives Amid Violence: Transforming Development in the Wake of Conflict 

      Schomerus, Mareike (Bloomsbury Academic, 2023)
      Violent conflict and its aftermath are pressing problems, particularly for international development initiatives. However, the results of development in conflict contexts have generally been disappointing and their ...
    • Reintegration of former child soldiers in northern Uganda: Coming to terms with children's agency and accountability 

      Akello, Grace; Richters, Annemiek; Reis, Ria (Intervention, 2006)
      Reintegration processes of formerly abducted children have yielded limited success in northern Uganda. The article seeks answers to the question why reintegration processes in the area have failed. The approach of one ...
    • Seeking Balance in a Continent Portrayed By Its Extremes 

      Onyango-Obbo, Charles (Nieman Reports, 2004)
      This story begins in the mid-1980’s, some months after President Yoweri Museveni’s rebels swept to power in Uganda in 1986. A visitor arrived at the offices of the Weekly Topic, a newspaper in Uganda where I then worked. ...
    • Wartime children's suffering and quests for therapy in northern Uganda 

      Akello-Ayebare, Grace (Netherlands Organisation, 2009)
      This ethnographic study set out to examine children’s suffering and quests for therapy in the context of an ongoing civil war in northern Uganda, with an aim of generating recommendations so that their ‘right to health’ ...