Research for Development and Justice


Book Chapter

Sexual violence and gendered subjectivities: indigenous women's search for justice in Guatemala

Rachel Sieder (2013) in Rachel Sieder and John-Andrew McNeish, eds.: Gender justice and legal pluralities. Latin American and African perspectives. Oxford: Routledge pp. 109-132


Dos Justicias: Coordinación interlegal e intercultural en Guatemala

Rachel Sieder and Carlos Y. Flores (2012) Casa Comal, Arte y Cultura S.A.: F&G editores 140 págs p.


Autoridad, autonomìa y derecho indigena en la Guatemala de posguerra

Rachel Sieder and Carlos Yuri Flores (2011) Guatemala: F&G Editores/ Casa Comal, Arte y Cultura / Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos 100 p.

Journal Article (Peer-Reviewed)

'Emancipation' or 'regulation'? Law, globalization and indigenous peoples' rights in post-war Guatemala.

Rachel Sieder (2011) in Economy and Society vol. 40 no. 2 pp. 239-265

Report in External Series

Supporting child rights. Synthesis of lessons learned in four countries

Arne Tostensen, Hugo Stokke, Sven Trygged and Kate Halvorsen (2011) Stockholm: Sida (Joint Evaluation no. 2011:1) 258 p.

CMI Brief

Why hungry Guatemalans don't claim their food rights in court

Lene Chr. M. Brandt (2011) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 13) 4 p.

Master's Thesis

Enough food is not enough - Litigation as a strategy to secure the right to food

Lene Chr. M. Brandt (2011) Master thesis in Comparative Politics. Bergen: University of Bergen 106 p.

Book Chapter

Guarding privileges and saving the day: Guatemalan elites and the settlement of the Serranazo.

Maren C. Bjune og Stina S. Petersen (2010) in Mariana Llanos and Leiv Mainstentredet (eds.): Presidential Breakdowns in Latin America. New York: Palgrave

Journal Article (Peer-Reviewed)

The ugly poetics of violence in post-accord Guatemala

John-Andrew McNeish and Oscar Lopez Rivera (2009) in Forum for Development Studies. The Nordic Journal of Development Research vol. 36 no. 1 pp. 49-77

Book Chapter

Entre la Multiculturalización y las Reivindicaciones Identitarias: Construyendo Ciudadanía Étnica y Autoridad en Guatemala

Rachel Sieder (2009) in Santiago Bastos (Ed.): Multiculturalismo y Futoro en Guatemala. FLACSO

Book Chapter

Foreign aid to transitional justice: The cases of Rwanda and Guatemala, 1995-2005

Stina S. Petersen, Ingrid Samset, and Vibeke Wang (2009) in Kai Ambos, Judith Large, and Marieke Wierda (Eds.): Building a future on peace and justice: Studies in transitional justice, conflict resolution and development. Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer pp 439-467

Journal Article (Peer-Reviewed)

Beyond the Permitted Indian? Bolivia and Guatemala in an Age of Neoliberal Developmentalism

McNeish, John-Andrew (2008) Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies vol. 3 no. 1 March 2008 pp 33-59

Report in External Series

Maintaining the Process? Aid to Transitional Justice in Rwanda and Guatemala, 1995-2005

Ingrid Samset, Stina S. Petersen, Vibeke Wang (2007) Bonn: Working Group on Development and Peace (FriEnt) 42 p.

CMI Report

Aid to judicial reform: Norwegian and international experiences

Elin Skaar, Ingrid Samset and Siri Gloppen (2004) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2004: 12) 104 p.

CMI Report

A Review of Ireland Aid's Human Rights and Democratisation Scheme

Gunnar M. Sørbø, Elin Skaar and Hugo Stokke (2002) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:20) 45 p.

Edited Book

Human rights in development. Yearbook 1999/2000. The millennium edition

Hugo Stokke, Arne Tostensen (eds.) (2001) The Hague: Kluwer Law International/ Nordic Human Rights Publications 260 p.

John-Andrew McNeish

Associated Senior Researcher

Social anthropologist focusing on human and indigenous rights, development policy regimes and natural resource management, with a particular focus on Latin America.

Rachel Sieder

Associated Senior Researcher

Political scientist whose research interests straddles politics, legal anthropology, and legal sociology.

Beyond Words: Latin American Truth Commissions' Recommendations

Start: Oct. 2014 (Current)
Keywords: Latin America, truth commissions, recommendations, impact assessment, democratization, accountability
Geography: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia, Peru, El Salvador, Guatemala, Equador, Panama, Colombia, Haiti

Reconceptualising Transitional Justice: The Latin American Experience

Start: Sep. 2010 (Completed)
Keywords: transitional justice, impact, truth commissions, trials, amnesty, reparations, democratisation, impunity, accountability
Geography: Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay

Joint Evaluation of Norwegian and Swedish Aid in Support of Child Rights

Start: Feb. 2010 (Completed)
Geography: Guatemala; Kenya; Mozambique; Sudan

Aid to transitional justice

Start: Mar. 2007 (Completed)
Keywords: transitional justice, aid, criminal courts, truth commissions, reparations, security sector reform, peacebuilding, development
Geography: Africa: Rwanda. Americas: Guatemala.

Peace Processes and Statebuilding: Economic and Institutional Provisions of Peace Agreements

Start: Mar. 2006 (Completed)
Geography: Afghanistan, Guatemala, Mozambique, Liberia, Sierra Leone

What Kind of Peace is Possible?

Start: Jan. 2005 (Completed)
Keywords: Peacebuilding DDR
Geography: Afghanistan Guatemala

Aid to judicial reform

Start: Aug. 2003 (Completed)
Keywords: judicial reform, justice sector, courts, aid
Geography: Guatemala, Ethiopia

The effects of post-war aid

Start: Jan. 2003 (Completed)
Keywords: post-war reconstruction, development assistance, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, democratisation
Geography: Africa: Mozambique, Rwanda. Americas: Guatemala.

Democratization and the Judiciary

Start: Jan. 2002 (Completed)
Keywords: Courts, accountability, judiciaries, judicial review, democratisation,
Geography: Africa: South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia. Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, USA.

Norwegian assistance to countries in conflict

Start: Jan. 1998 (Completed)
Keywords: conflict management
Geography: Guatemala, Sudan, Mali, Burundi, Mozambique, Rwanda
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