Articles & Chapters               

NEW “The Difference That Difference Makes: Comparative Perspectives on Concepts of Gender, Ethnicity, and Race” Politics, Groups and Identities, 2015.

Civil War and Trajectories of Change in Women’s Political Representation in Africa, 1985-2010,” Social Forces. With Melanie Hughes. (2015) 93 (4): 1513-1540. pdf

Women’s Movements and Constitution Making after Civil War and Violent Political Upheaval in Africa,” Politics & Gender. Forthcoming.

“Women and Constitutional Reform in Post-conflict States,” Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures. Ed. Suad Joseph. Leiden: Koninklijke Brill N.V.  Forthcoming 2015.

Women’s Organizations: National and International,” Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict Fionnuala Ni Aolain, Nahla Valji, Naomi Cahn and Dina Haynes eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Forthcoming.

“Women’s Organizing Across Difference,” In Progress of the World’s Women 2014-15, UN Women, Forthcoming.

“Gender, Race, and Intersectionality,” In Palgrave Handbook on Gender and Development: Critical Engagements in Feminist Theory and Practice. Ed. Wendy Harcourt, Ed. New York, Palgrave Macmillan Publishers. Forthcoming.

“Towards a Gender Perspective on Human Security and Violence,” Gender, Violence and Human Security, Eds. Aili Mari Tripp, Myra Marx Ferree and Christina Ewig. New York University Press. 2013.

Tripp, Aili. “Women and Politics.” In Oxford Bibliographies in African Studies. Ed. Thomas Spear. New York: Oxford University Press. 2013.

“Donor Assistance and Political Reform in Tanzania,” Democratic Trajectories in Africa: Unraveling the Impact of Foreign Aid. Ed. Danielle Resnick and Nicolas van de Walle. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013.

“Uganda.” The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2009, revised 2013.

“In Pursuit of Authority: Civil Society and Rights-Based Discourses in Africa,” In Africa in World Politics, 4th Edition, Ed. John Harbeson. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press. 2012.

“Regime Type and Gender,” In Oxford Handbook on Gender and Politics, Georgina Waylen, Karen Celis, Johanna Kantola and Laurel Weldon, Eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2013.

“Gender, Power and Peacemaking in Africa,” Ed. Gloria Bonder. Gender Equity Policies – A Prospective View: New Scenarios, Actors and Articulations. FLACSO Argentina, 2012.

“Women’s Rights,” In Encyclopedia of Global Studies, Eds. Mark Juergensmeyer and Helmut Anheier, Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. 2012.

“Women’s Movements in Africa,” In Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements, David A. Snow, Donatella Della Porta, Bert Klandermans, and Doug McAdam, Eds., Blackwell. 2012. pdf

“Gender and Peace Negotiations in Africa,” In Gendered Insecurities, Eds. Howard Stein and Amal Fadlalla. New York: Routledge. 2012.

“Overview: Uganda, 2003-2004.” Africa Contemporary Record, Teaneck, NJ: Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc. 2012.

Essays on “Bibi Titi,” “Ruth Meena,” “Sylvia Tamale,” “Joyce Mpanga,” and “Charity Ngilu” In Dictionary of African Biography, Oxford University Press. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Emmanuel Akyeampong, Eds. 2011.

“Legislating Gender Based Violence in Post-Conflict Africa,” Journal of Peacebuilding and Development. 5 (3) 2010: 7-20.

“The Politics of Constitution-Making in Uganda,” In Laurel E. Miller, ed., Framing the State in Times of Transition: Case Studies in Constitution Making. Washington, D.C., United States Institute for Peace, Washington, D.C. 2010. pdf

“Creating Collective Capabilities: Women, Collective Human Capabilities, and the Politics of Representation,” Columbia Journal of Gender and Law. 19 (1) 2010: 219-248. pdf

“Toward a Comparative Politics of Gender Research in which Women Matter,“ Perspectives on Politics. 8 (1) 2010: 191-197. pdf

“Development and the New Rights Based Approaches in Africa,” Review of African Political Economy, 36 (120): 2009, 273-282.

“Women.” In World At Risk: A Global Issues Sourcebook, eds. Valerie Tomaselli and Sonja Matanovic. Washington D.C.: CQ Press, 2009.

“Debate: Does Oil Wealth Hurt Women?” Introduction to “Critical Perspectives on Gender Politics, Debate: Oil, Islam, and Women. Politics & Gender, 5 (4) 2009.

“Conflicting Agendas: Women’s Rights and Customary Law in Africa Today,” Constituting Equality, Ed. Susan Williams. Cambridge University Press, 2009, 173-194.

“What Does the Rising Tide of Women in Executive Office Mean?” Politics & Gender. (3) 2008: 473-4. pdf

“The Global Impact of Quotas: On the Fast Track to Increased Female Legislative Representation,” With Alice Kang. Comparative Political Studies, 41 (3): 338-361, 2008. pdf

— Reprinted (shorter version) in North Hall News, Department of Political Science University of Wisconsin-Madison, Fall 2008.

“Historical Perspectives in Comparative Politics and Gender Studies,” Politics & Gender. 3 (3): 397-408, 2007.  pdf

“Contemporary Trends in Women’s Political Participation in Africa,” Strategic Initiative for Women in Horn of Africa Journal (Khartoum, Sudan), July 2007: 5-20.

“Why So Slow? The Challenges of Gendering Comparative Politics,” Politics & Gender, 2 (2): 2006. pdf

“Introduction” with Myra Marx Ferree. In Global Feminism: Transnational Women’s Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights Eds. Myra Marx Ferree and Aili Mari Tripp. New York: New York University Press, 2006, vii-ix.

“The Evolution of Transnational Feminisms: Consensus, Conflict and New Dynamics,” In Global Feminism: Transnational Women’s Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights Eds. Myra Marx Ferree and Aili Mari Tripp. New York: New York University Press, 2006, 51-78.

— Reprinted in Gender and Women’s Studies in Canada: Critical Terrain, Eds.,Margaret Hobbs and Carla Rice. 2013. Chapter 68. Toronto: The Women’s Press.

“Challenges in Transnational Feminist Mobilization,” In Global Feminism: Transnational Women’s Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights. Eds. Myra Marx Ferree and Aili Mari Tripp. New York: New York University Press, 2006, 296-312.

— Reprinted in Judith Lorber, Gender Inequality: Feminist Theories and Politics, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2012,105-122.

— Reprinted in Nalini Visvanathan, Lynn Duggan, Nan Wiegersma, and Laurie Nisonoff, eds., The Women, Gender & Development Reader.   Halifax, London and New Jersey: Fernwood Publishing and Zed Books, 2011, 2nd edition. 402-407.

— Reprinted in Margaret Helen Hobbs, Carla Rice, eds., Gender and Women’s Studies in Canada: Critical Terrain, ‪Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2013.
“Overview: Women in Africa, 2001-2002.” Africa Contemporary Record, Teaneck, NJ: Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc. 2006.

“Women in Uganda’s Parliament” In Women in African Parliaments. Eds. Hannah Britton and Gretchen Bauer. Lynne Rienner, 2006.

Electoral Gender Quotas – Sub-Saharan Africa,” Women, Quotas and Politics, Ed. Drude Dahlerup. With Colleen Lowe Morna and Dior Konaté. London: Routledge. 2006.
“Regional Networking as Transnational Feminism: African Experiences,” Feminist Africa. Issue No. 4, 2005.

— Reprinted in Catholic New Times, 30 (6): 1-8, April 9, 2006

— Published on website of Soulbeat Africa, Institute for Health and Development Communication, April 4, 2006

— Reprinted on website of Communication Initiative, October 19, 2006

— Published in Eldis 2005

“Introduction to Essays on Surviving the Slaughter”, African Studies Review, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2005. pdf

“Legislative Quotas for Women: Implications for Governance in Africa,” in African Parliaments: Between Government and Governance Ed. Mohamed A. Salih. Houndsmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave. 2005.

“Cultural Difference, Domestic Violence, and the Legal System,” Family Advocate. With Ladan Affi. Fall, 27 (2): 32-36, 2004. pdf

“A New Look at Colonial Women: British Teachers and Activists in Uganda (1898-1962),” Canadian Journal of African Studies. 38 (1), 2004, 123-156.   pdf

“Women, Gender and Civil Society: Sub-Saharan Africa,” Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Ed. Suad Joseph, Leiden: Koninklijke Brill N.V. 2004.

“The Changing Face of Africa’s Legislatures: Women and Quotas” in The Implementation of Quotas: African Experiences, ed. Julie Ballington. Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, in collaboration with Electoral Institute of Southern Africa, and the Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum. 2004. 72-77.

“Women’s Movements, Customary Law, and Land Rights in Africa: The Case of Uganda,” African Studies Quarterly. 7 (4): 2004.

— Reprinted in ICFAI Journal of Gender Justice (India). Forthcoming.

“The Changing Face of Authoritarianism in Africa: The Case of Uganda.” Africa Today. 50 (3), 3-28, 2004. pdf

“Women in Movement: Transformations in African Political Landscapes.” International Feminist Journal of Politics. 5 (2): 233-255, 2003. pdf

— Reprinted in Gender and Civil Society, eds. Jude Howell and Diane Mulligan, London: Routledge Press. 2004.

— Reprinted in Readings in Gender in Africa, ed. Andrea Cornwall, Oxford: James Currey Press and Bloomington: Indiana University Press for the International African Institute. 2005. 234-243.

— Reprinted in The Political Interests of Gender: Redoing Theory and Politics with a Feminist Face, Eds. Anna G. Jónasdóttir and Kathleen B. Jones, Manchester: University of Manchester Press, 2009.

— Reprinted in Korieh, Chima J. African Women: A Reader, San Diego: Cognella. Pp. 383-408

“Forging Development Strategies Between States and Associations.” In Beyond Structural Adjustment: The Institutional Context of African Development.   Ed. Nicolas Van de Walle, Nicole Ball and Vijaya Ramachandran. New York: Palgrave-St Martins Press. 131-158, 2003.

“Introduction,” In Sub-Saharan Africa: The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women’s Issues Worldwide. Ed. Aili Mari Tripp. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 2003.

“Non-formal Institutions, Informal Economies and the Politics of Inclusion,” In Reforming Africa’s Institutions: Ownership, Incentives and Capabilities, Ed., Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa. United Nations University Press, 301-321, 2002.

“Introduction: A New Generation of Women’s Mobilisation in Uganda,” in Aili Tripp and Joy Kwesiga, Eds., The Women’s Movement in Uganda: History, Challenges and Prospects. Kampala: Fountain Publishers. 2002.

Authored with Sarah Ntiro, “Women’s Activism in Colonial Uganda,” in Aili Tripp and Joy Kwesiga, Eds., The Women’s Movement in Uganda: History, Challenges and Prospects. Kampala: Fountain Publishers. 2002.

“Women.” In World At Risk: A Global Issues Sourcebook, eds. Valerie Tomaselli and Sonja Matanovic. Washington D.C.: CQ Press, 2002, pp. 604-626.

— Book won “Outstanding Academic Title” award for 2002 by Choice magazine.

“Conflicting Visions of Community and Citizenship: Women’s Rights and Cultural Diversity in Uganda.” In Gender Justice, Democracy and Rights. Eds. Maxine Molyneux and Shahra Razavi. Oxford University Press. 413-440, 2002.

— Reprinted in Mexico as “La Política de los Derechos de las Mujeres y la Diversidad Cultural en Uganda” in Descolonizando el Feminismo: Teorías y Prácticas desde los Márgenes (Spanish) or Gender and Cultural Diversity, eds. Liliana Suárez y Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo, la Colección Feminismos Ediciones, Cátedra Universidad de Valencia. 2008.

— Reprinted as “ La politique des droits des femmes et la diversité culturelle en Ouganda” in Genre, pouvoirs et justice sociale, eds. Christine Verschuur et Fenneke Reysoo. Cahiers Genre et Développement, no. 4. Paris: L’Harmattan 2004.

“Women’s Mobilization in Uganda (1945-1962): Non-racial Ideologies within Colonial-African-Asian Encounters.” International Journal of African Historical Studies. 35 (1): 1-22, 2002. pdf

“Combining Intercontinental Parenting and Research: Dilemmas and Strategies.” Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 27 (3): 794-811, 2002. pdf

“Women and Political Change in Eurasia and Africa.” In Crawford Young and Mark Beissinger, eds., Beyond State Crisis?: Africa and Post-Soviet Eurasia in Comparative Perspective. Washington: Woodrow Wilson Center Press.   385-410, 2002.

“The Politics of Autonomy and Cooptation in Africa: The Case of the Ugandan Women’s Movement.” Journal of Modern African Studies. 39 (1): 101-128, 2001. pdf

“Women and Democracy: The New Political Activism in Africa.” Journal of Democracy. 12 (3): 141-155, 2001. pdf

—Reprinted by NGO Network Alliance,

“Women’s Movements and Challenges to Neopatrimonial Rule: Preliminary Observations from Africa.” Development and Change. 32 (1): 33-54, 2001. pdf

“The Accommodation of Cultural Diversity in Tanzania.” Aili Tripp and Crawford Young.   In Dan Chirot and Martin Seligman, eds., Ethnopolitical Warfare: Causes, Consequences, and Possible Solutions. Washington: American Psychological Association Press. 259-274, 2001.

“Rethinking ‘Difference’: Comparative Perspectives from Africa.”   Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 25 (3): 649-675, 2000. pdf

“Political Reform in Tanzania: The Struggle for Associational Autonomy.”Comparative Politics. 32 (2): 191-214, 2000. pdf

“The Political Mediation of Ethnic and Religious Diversity in Tanzania.” In Crawford Young, ed. The Accommodation of Cultural Diversity: Case Studies. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 37-71, 1999.

“Expanding ‘Civil Society’: Women and Political Space in Contemporary Uganda.” Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. 36 (2): 84-107, 1998.

— Reprinted in Nelson Kasfir, ed., Civil Society and Democratisation in Africa. Portland, Oregon, and Ilford, Essex, UK: Frank Cass Publishers. 84-107. 1998.

“Participation and Institutional Autonomy: Local Women’s Associations in Contemporary Uganda,” In Holger Bernt Hansen and Michael Twaddle, eds, Developing Uganda.   London: James Currey. 120-132, 1998.

“Building Partnerships.” In Christopher Barrett and Jeffrey Cason, eds., Facing the Field, Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. New edition 2010.

“Urban Women’s Movements and Political Liberalization in East Africa.” In Kathleen Sheldon, ed., Courtyards, Markets, City Streets: Women in Urban Africa. Boulder: Westview Press. 285-308, 1996.

“Development for ‘Big Fish’ or for ‘Small Fish’: A Study of Contrasts in Tanzania’s Fishing Sector.” Co-authored chapter with Marja-Liisa Swantz in Frédérique Apffel-Marglin and Stephen A. Marglin, eds., Decolonizing Knowledge: From Development to Dialogue. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press. 43-66, 1996.

Co-authored with Marja-Liisa Swantz “Introduction,” In Aili Mari Tripp and Marja-Liisa Swantz, eds., What Went Right in Tanzania? People’s Responses to Directed Development. Dar es Salaam: University of Dar es Salaam Press. 1-25, 1996.

“Contesting the Right to Subsist: The Urban Informal Economy in Tanzania.” In Aili Mari Tripp and Marja-Liisa Swantz, eds., What Went Right in Tanzania? People’s Responses to Directed Development. Dar es Salaam: University of Dar es Salaam Press. 43-68, 1996.

“Urban Farming and Changing Rural-Urban Interactions in Tanzania,” In Aili Mari Tripp and Marja-Liisa Swantz, eds., What Went Right in Tanzania? People’s Responses to Directed Development. Dar es Salaam: University of Dar es Salaam Press. 98-116, 1996

“Gender, Political Participation, and the Transformation of Associational Life in Uganda and Tanzania.” African Studies Review, 37 (1): 107-131. 1994. pdf

— Reprinted in Peter Lewis, ed., Africa: Dilemmas of Development and Change. Boulder:    Westview Press. 232-257, 1998.

“The Impact of Crisis and Economic Reform on Tanzania’s Changing Associational Life.” In Eve Sandberg, ed., The Changing Politics of Non-Governmental Organizations and African States. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers. 121-137, 1994.

“Rethinking ‘Civil Society’: Gender Implications in Contemporary Tanzania.” In Naomi Chazan, John Harbeson, Donald Rothchild, eds., Civil Society and the State in Africa. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers. 149-168, 1994.

“Deindustrialization and the Growth of Women’s Economic Associations and Networks in Urban Tanzania.” In Sheila Rowbotham and Swasti Mitter, eds., Dignity and Daily Bread. London: Routledge. 139-157, 1994.

— Reprinted in Lynn Duggan, Laurie Nisonoff, Nalini Visvanathan and Nan Wiegersma, eds., Women in Development Reader.   London and New Jersey: Zed Books, 1997.

— Reprinted in Doreen B Massey, Michael Pryke, John Allen, eds., Unsettling Cities: Movement/Settlement. London: Routledge, 2000. 263-265.

“Local Organizations, Participation and the State in Urban Tanzania.” In Michael Bratton and Goran Hyden, eds., Governance in Africa. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers. 221-242. 1992.

“The Impact of Crisis and Economic Reform on Women in Urban Tanzania.” In Lourdes Beneria and Shelley Feldman, eds., Unequal Burden: Economic Crises, Persistent Poverty and Women’s Work. Boulder: Westview Press. 159-180. 1992.

“Urban Women and Tanzania’s New ‘Adjustment with a Human Face’ Approach to Economic Recovery.” In Lual Deng, Michael Kostner, and Crawford Young, eds., Democratization and Structural Adjustment in Africa in the 1990s. Madison: African Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 1991: 203-210.

“Close Encounters: Human Dimensions of Fieldwork in a Tanzanian Setting.” In Jeremy Gould, ed., A Different Kind of Journey: Essays in Honor of Marja-Liisa Swantz. Transactions No. 28. Finnish Anthropological Society. 45-62. 1991.

“The Informal Economy and the State in Tanzania.” In M. Estellie Smith, ed., The Informal Economy. Monographs in Economic Anthropology, No. 4. Lanham: University Press of America. 49-71. 1990.

“Women and the Changing Household Economy in Urban Tanzania.” The Journal of Modern African Studies. 27 (4): 601-623. 1989. pdf

“The Politics of Reciprocity: Urban Networks and the Informal Economy in Tanzania.” Suomen Antropologi (Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society). 13: 19-27. 1988.

Special Issue of Journal                               

Edited essays on Marie Béatrice Umutesi’s Surviving the Slaughter (Aili Mari Tripp, ed., Réné Lemarchand, Aliko Songolo, Danielle deLame, Aloys Habimana, Catharine Newbury) African Studies Review, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2005.

Edited articles with Jane Jaquette for special theme of Journal of Democracy on gender and democratization. 12 (3): 2001.


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