Aili Mari Tripp

Recent Books

Tripp, Aili Mari. Seeking Legitimacy: Why Arab Autocracies Adopt Women’s Rights, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Tripp, Aili Mari.Women and Power in Postconflict Africa. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Women and Peacebuilding in Africa, Eds. Ladan Affi, Liv Tønnessen, and Aili Tripp, Suffolk and Oxford, United Kingdom: Boydell & Brewer Press and James Currey, 2021.

Women’s Activism in Africa: Struggles over Rights and Representation. Edited Balghis Badri and Aili Tripp. Oxford: Zed Books, 2017.

Articles and Chapters

Constitutional Reform and Women’s Rights in Africa,” With Kaden Paulson-Smith, African Affairs. 120 (480) 2021: 365–389.

“The Gendering of Peacebuilding: African Cases,” in Women and Peacebuilding in Africa, Eds. Aili Tripp, Liv Tønnessen and Ladan Affi. Oxford: James Currey, 2021.

“Opportunities and Limits of State Feminism in Countering Violent Extremism: The Case of Algeria,” in Women and Peacebuilding in Africa, Eds. Aili Tripp, Liv Tønnessen and Ladan Affi. Oxford: James Currey, 2021.

“War, Peace and Security” with Thomas S. Worth. In Routledge Global History of Feminism, Eds. Bonnie Smith and Nova Robinson. Routledge. 2022.

“New Trends in Women and Politics in Africa,” In The Palgrave Handbook of African Women’s Studies, Eds. Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso and Toyin Falola. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2021.

“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 (Revised 2020)

“Women in Ugandan Politics and History: Collective Biography,” In Ed. Thomas Spear, Oxford Reference Encyclopedia of African History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020.

Methods, Methodology, and Epistemology in the Study of Gender and Politics,” with Melanie Hughes, European Journal of Politics and Gender. 1(2) 2018: 241-257.

“Uganda: Achievements and Challenges for Women in Elected Office,” Global Handbook on Women’s Political Rights. ­ Eds. Mona Krook, Susan Franceschet and Netina Tan. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Publishers. 2018.

“Women and Politics in Africa,” in Holding the World Together, Eds. Nwando Achebe and Claire Robertson. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. 2019.

“Women’s Movements and Civil Society in Africa,” Encyclopedia of African Politics, Ed. Nic Cheeseman. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.

“Contrasting Women’s Rights in the Maghreb and the Middle East Constitutions,” In Double-Edged Politics on Women’s Rights in the MENA Region, Eds. Hanane Darhour and Drude Dahlerup. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2019.

“Transparency and Integrity in Conducting Field Research on Politics in Challenging Contexts,” Perspectives on Politics. 16 (3): September 2018. Pp. 728-738. 

“Coalitions Matter: Citizenship, Women, and Quota Adoption in Africa,” with Alice Kang. Perspectives on Politics, 16(1) 2018: 73-91.

Ebila, Florence and Aili Tripp. “Naked Transgressions: Gendered Symbolism in Ugandan Land Protests.” Politics, Identities and Groups. 5: 1 (2017) 25-45.

“Women’s Organizations and Peace Initiatives,” Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict. Eds. Fionnuala Ni Aolain, Nahla Valji, Naomi Cahn and Dina Haynes. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2017.

Women and Politics in Africa,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History. Ed. Thomas Spear. Oxford: Oxford University Press. July 2017.

“Mernissi on Women, Islam and Politics: Contemporary Perspectives,” Ed. Najib Mokhtari in Dreams of Transgress: Defaulting the Boundaries of Islamic Feminism. Rabat: UIR Publications Series, 2017.