Lorenzo Fioramonti

University of Pretoria

Associate Professor of Political Science

Physical Address Economic and Management Sciences

Pretoria, Gauteng 0002

South Africa

http://www.up.ac.za

Centre for Social Investment, University of Heidelberg

Senior Fellow

Grabengasse 1

Heidelberg, 69117

Germany

http://www.csi.uni-hd.de/

Hertie School of Governance

Extended Faculty Member

Schlossplatz 1

Berlin, 10178

Germany

http://www.hertie-school.org

UNU Institute for Comparative Regional Integration Studies

Associate Fellow

Brugge

Belgium

http://www.cris.unu.edu

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1.

How Civil Society Influences Policy: A Comparative Analysis of the CIVICUS Civil Society Index in Post-Communist Europe

Overseas Development Institute and CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, Report March 2007
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Volkhart Finn Heinrich
University of Pretoria and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Civil society, measurement, Eastern Europe, post-communist

A Region Without Borders? Policy Frameworks for Regional Labour Migration Towards South Africa

Nshimbi, C.C. & Fioramonti, L. (2013) MiWORC Report N°1. A region without borders? Policy frameworks for regional labour migration towards South Africa. Johannesburg: African Centre for Migration & Society, University of the Witwatersrand.
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 04 Nov 2014
Chris Changwe Nshimbi and Lorenzo Fioramonti
Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn), University of Pretoria and University of Pretoria
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The World's Most Powerful Number: An Assessment of 80 Years of GDP Ideology

ANTHROPOLOGY TODAY VOL 30, NO 2, APRIL 2014
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Nov 2014
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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African Perceptions of the European Union: Assessing the Work of the EU in the Field of Democracy Promotion and Peacekeeping

Report commissioned by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, Stockholm, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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European Union, external perceptions, peacekeeping, democracy building, Africa

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The European Union Promoting Democracy in South Africa: Strengths and Weaknesses

European Development Policy Study Group Discussion Papers, No. 30, May 2004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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Democracy promotion, apartheid, South Africa, European Union

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The Changing Roles of Civil Society in Democratization: Evidence from South Africa (1990-2009) and South Korea (1987-2009)

African and Asian Studies 9 (2010) 83-104
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Antonio Fiori
University of Pretoria and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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civil society, social movements, consolidation of democracy, democratization, civil society-state relations, South Africa, Korea

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The European Union Development Strategy in Africa: The Economic Partnership Agreements as a Case of ‘Aggressive’ Multilateralism

Mercury E-Paper Number 10, August 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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European Union, multilateralism, Economic Partnership Agreements, development, trade

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The Internal Contradictions of Global Civil Society – What Impact on Global Democracy?

Development Dialogue, 49 (2007): 131-141
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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global civil society, democracy, accountability, legitimacy, transparency

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Public and Elite Views on Europe vs. China in Africa

The International Spectator, Vol. 46, No. 1, March 2011, 69–82
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Patrick Kimunguyi
University of Pretoria and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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European Union, China, Africa, perceptions, trade, colonialism

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Different Facets of a Strategic Partnership: How the EU is Viewed by Political and Business Elites, Civil Society and the Press in India

European Foreign Affairs Review 12: 349–362, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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European Union, India, percetions, survey, civil society, business, elites

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Altruism or Self-Interest? An Exploratory Study of the EU’s External Image in South Africa

European Foreign Affairs Review 12: 401–419, 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti, Gerrit Olivier and Gerrit Olivier
University of Pretoria and University of Pretoria - Department of Political SciencesUniversity of Johannesburg - Department of Politics
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European Union, external perceptions, South Africa, civil society, business, elites

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The External Image of the European Union – Phase 2

GARNET Working Paper No. 62/09
Number of pages: 544 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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European Union, external image, perceptions, survey

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Civil Society and Responsible Competitiveness

THE STATE OF RESPONSIBLE COMPETITIVENES, London: AccountAbility, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Kumi Naidoo
University of Pretoria and Independent
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Corporate social responsibility, civil society, business

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How Moving Beyond GDP May Help Fight Poverty in Africa

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Nov 2014
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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The EU and Multilateral Crisis Management: Assessing Cooperation and Coordination with the UN

Mercury E-Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti, Maxi Schoeman, Gerrit Olivier and Gerrit Olivier
University of Pretoria, University of Pretoria - Department of Political Sciences and University of Pretoria - Department of Political SciencesUniversity of Johannesburg - Department of Politics
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Multilateralism, European Union, United Nations, conflict management

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Conclusion - Building Regions from Below: Has the Time Come for Regionalism 2.0?

International Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs, 47:1, 151-160, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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Regionalism 2.0, comparative analysis, new models, Eurocentrism, citizen-driven governance

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Have You Heard of the EU? An Analysis of Global Images of the European Union

GARNET Policy Brief, 7/2008, Brussels: Garnet.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Sonia Lucarelli
University of Pretoria and University of Bologna - Faculty of Political Science
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European Union, external perceptions, global survey, emerging powers, civil society

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'Welcome to Chavezuela' - An Anatomy of Polarization in Today’s Venezuela

Briefing Paper Centre for International Political Studies, University of Pretoria, 2/2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Janine Schall-Emden
University of Pretoria and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Venezuela, Chavez, polarization, civil society

Micro-Assistance to Democracy: Two Revolutions in Promoting Consolidation of Democracy in Developing Countries

Strategic Review for Southern Africa, Vol. XXXIV, No. 2, November 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Nov 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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democracy assistance, democratization, development, consolidation of democracy

Micro-Assistance to Democracy: Two Revolutions in Promoting Consolidation of Democracy in Developing Countries

Centre for Civil Society Research Report, University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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Democracy assistance, development, micro-finance, bottom-up change

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Measuring the Enabling Environment of Civil Society: A Global Capability Index

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Nov 2014
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Olga Kononykhina
University of Pretoria and Hertie School of Governance
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The External Image of the European Union - Phase 1

GARNET Working Paper No. 17/07
Number of pages: 344 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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European Union, external perceptions, survey, GARNET

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Civil Society after Democracy: The Evolution of Civic Activism in South Africa and Korea

Journal of Civil Society, 6 (1): 25-40, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Jul 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Antonio Fiori
University of Pretoria and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Civil society, consolidation of democracy, social movements, accountability, civil society–government relationship

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The Financial Crisis and the Nonprofit Sector: Can Philanthropic Foundations Support the Creation of a Civic Watchdog of International Finance?

International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 33, June 2011
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 23 Nov 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Ekkehard Thümler
University of Pretoria and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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civil society, financial crisis, accountability, foundations

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Civil Societies and Democratisation: Assumptions, Dilemmas and the South African Experience

Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Theory, 107 (August 2005): 65-88
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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civil society, democracy, democratisation, developing countries, South Africa

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Human Security? The Weaknesses of the EU's Involvement in Human Rights Crises

EU-GRASP Policy Brief No. 6, March 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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human security, European Union, humanitarian crises, development aid

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African Integration and the European Union: Views and Perspectives

Centre for Policy Studies, Synopsis Series, Vol. 10, Number 1, May 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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European Union, Africa, regional integration

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Governance and Civil Society in an Era of Globalisation

New Agenda: South African Journal of Social and Economic Policy, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 66-69, 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Kumi Naidoo
University of Pretoria and Independent
Downloads 40 (795,079)

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Civil society, governance, accountability, tansparency

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Analysing Micro-Assistance to Democracy: EU Support for Grassroots Organisations in South Africa

Development in Practice, Volume 14, Number 6, November 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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Democracy aid, democratization, European Union, South Africa, community-based organisations

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The Foundation for Human Rights and Advice Offices: Sustainability and Future Perspectives

Pretoria: Foundation for Human Rights, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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Democracy assistance, advice offices, human rights, South Africa

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Strategic Partner for Development: How the EU is Perceived by Indian Political Elites, Civil Society and the Media

The External Image of the European Union, GARNET Working Paper No. 17/07
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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European Union, perceptions, India, civil society, business, elites

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Time for a U-Turn: Advocating a European Strategy for Climate Justice and Alternative Development Models

European Alternatives Briefing Paper, 18th May 2010, London: European Alternatives.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2014
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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European Union, alternative development, economic growth, climate change

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Supporting Change from Below: Some Theoretical Aspects of Micro-Assistance to Democracy

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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Democracy assistance, micro-finance, development, bottom up

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From Political Ally to Technocratic Competitor - How the EU is Perceived by South African Public Opinion, Political Elites, Civil Society and the Media

The External Image of the European Union, GARNET Working Paper No. 17/07
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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European Union, perceptions, South Africa

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Moyen Age Et Epoque Moderne: Les Libertes Comme Origine De L'Organisation Internationale (Middle Age and Modernity: Liberties as the Origin of the International System)

Actes Du XXVIII Congres International de L' Association des Societes de Philosophie de Langue Francaise, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, August 29-September 2, 2000
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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Regional Migration Governance in the African Continent. Current State of Affairs and the Way Forward

Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden (sef:)/Development and Peace Foundation. sef Study. Bonn. November 2016
Posted: 07 Apr 2017
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Chris Changwe Nshimbi
University of Pretoria and Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn), University of Pretoria

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Africa, Migration, Governance, Labor Migration, Regionalism, Migration Studies, Regional Integration, African Union, ECOWAS, East African Community, East African Integration, Higher Education in SADC, COMESA

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Accountability, Democracy, and Postgrowth: Civil Society Rethinking Political Economy and Finance

Journal of Civil Society, 9:2, 117-128
Posted: 15 Jun 2013
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Ekkehard Thümler
University of Pretoria and University of Heidelberg - Center for Social Investement (CSI)

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civil society, financial crisis, banks, citizens, markets

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Civil Society, Crisis, and Change: Towards a Theoretical Framework

Journal of Civil Society, 9:2, 225-232
Posted: 15 Jun 2013
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Ekkehard Thümler
University of Pretoria and University of Heidelberg - Center for Social Investement (CSI)

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civil society, financial crisis, banks, citizens, markets

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Micro-Assistance to Democracy and Sustainability: An Empirical Study of EU Aid to Post-Apartheid South Africa

Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies, 35:3, 321-338, 2008
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria

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Democracy assistance, South Africa, European Union, civil society

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Facing the Giant: Southern Perspectives on the European Union

Third World Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti and Arlo Poletti
University of Pretoria and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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European Union, perceptions, Brazil, India, South Africa

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 118
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Poteri emergenti nell’economia politica internazionale: il caso di India, Brasile e Sudafrica

Quaderni Forum Anno XXIII (2009)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Jul 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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Europa Potenza Globale: Un Ridimensionamento Delle Ambizioni Europee Nei Rapporti Tra Nord e Sud Del mondo

Quaderni di Relazioni Internazionali, 13 October 2010: 44-56
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 05 Jul 2012
Lorenzo Fioramonti
University of Pretoria
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