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CMI Insight | May 2020

Guerra no Norte de Moçambique, uma Região Rica em Recursos Naturais – Seis Cenários

Desde os ataques de Outubro de 2017 em Mocímboa da Praia, realizados por alegados insurgentes islamistas, vulgarmente referidos como Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jama e localmente conhecidos como Al Shabab, não é...
Francisco Almeida dos Santos (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight 2020:3) 18 p.
Journal Article | 2019

Overcoming the Limits of Legal Opportunity Structures: LGBT Rights’ Divergent Paths in Costa Rica and Colombia

Costa Rica and Colombia, two of the earliest Latin American countries to protect many LGBT rights, attempted to amplify those rights and litigate same-sex marriage (SSM) in mid-2000s; however, these...
Bruce M. Wilson,Camila Gianella (2019)
in Latin American Politics and Society. vol. 61, Special Issue 2 pp. 138-163
Journal Article | 2018

Revisiting Health Rights Litigation and Access to Medications in Costa Rica: Preliminary Evidence fromthe Cochrane Collaboration Reform

In response to the incremental creation of an expansive constitutional right to health in Costa Rica, the country’s rights-friendly constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (known as the Sala IV)...
Olman Rodríguez Loaiza, Sigrid Morales, Ole Frithjof Norheim, and Bruce Wilson (2018)
in Health and Human Rights Journal vol. 20 no. 1
CMI Brief | 2017

What causes Latin America’s high incidence of adolescent pregnancy?

Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, if the current trend continues, Latin American...
Camila Gianella, Marta Rodriguez de Assis Machado, Angelica Peñas Defago (2017)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 9) 4 p.
Book Chapter | 2017

Costa Rica: Tipping points and an incomplete journey

This chapter tracks Costa Rica’s long transition from a particularistic to a universal ethical society using a process-tracing methodology. It argues that the origins of Costa Rica’s success began in...
Bruce Wilson and Evelyn Villareal (2017)
in Transitions to Good Governance: Creating Virtuous Circles of Anti-corruption
Book Chapter | 2017

Costa Rica: Understanding variations in compliance

Bruce M. Wilson and Olman A. Rodríguez L. (2017)
in Malcolm Langford, César Rodríguez-Garavito and Julieta Rossi:
Journal Article | 2017

The Moderating influence of international courts on social movements: Evidence from the IVF case against Costa Rica

Feminists and religious conservatives across the globe have increasingly turned to courts in their battles over abortion. Yet while a significant literature analyzes legal mobilization on abortion issues, it tends...
Julieta Lemaitre and Rachel Sieder (2017)
in Health and Human Rights Journal vol. 19 no. 1
Journal Article | 2017

Kriser og kriger – er det bruk for oss nå?

Kriser og kriger – er det bruk for oss nå? - Nr 01 - 2017 - Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift - Idunn - tidsskrifter på nett // <![CDATA[ var module = 'article'; var...
Gunnar Sørbø (2017)
Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift
CMI Brief | 2016

Marginalização e Pobreza em Malanje Rural, Angola

Angola rural passou por décadas de provações com a guerra e a marginalização económica – culminando com a actual crise económica. Este resumo diz respeito a dez comunidades rurais na...
Inge Tvedten, Gilson Lázaro (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 18) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Acting jointly on behalf of women? The cross-party women’s caucus in Malawi

Despite an increase in the number of countries that have adopted women’s caucuses in sub-Saharan Africa, there is still little empirical knowledge about how they operate and under which conditions...
Asiyati Chiweza, Vibeke Wang, Ann Maganga (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 8) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Enforcement of water rights

In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved the ability of poor and marginalized people to secure...
Lara Côrtes, Camila Gianella, Bruce Wilson (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 9) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2015

Rainbow revolution in Latin America: The battle for recognition

In a surprising turn of events, a “rainbow revolution” has blossomed in Latin America. In spite of the region’s long history of deep-rooted patriarchy, machismo, homophobia, and political and social...
Camila Gianella-Malca, Bruce Wilson (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 14 no. 1) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2014

Costa Rica’s Anti-Corruption Trajectory: Strengths and Limitations

In spite of the economic and social policy successes of Latin America’s longest surviving democracy, corruption has become a major problem shaking Costa Ricans’ confidence in appointed and elected public...
Bruce M. Wilson (2014)
(Work Package: WP3, Corruption and governance improvement in global and continental perspectives. Anti-Corruption Policies Revisited Project. EU/Hertie/GIGA)
Edited Book | 2014

Justicia de Género y pluralidades legales: Perspectivas Latinoamericanas y Afrikanas

Este volumen explora las relaciones entre las pluralidades legales y la justicia e injusticia de género. Se propone ir más allá de los debates en torno a los contextos de...
Rachel Sieder y John-Andrew McNeish (2014)
Mexico City: Publicaciones de la Casa Chata 292 p.
Angola Brief | 2014

O Corredor do Lobito em Angola: Da reconstrução ao desenvolvimento

Este sumário descritivo examina o estado do corredor de transporte que inicia no porto do Lobito e na cidade de Benguela para o interior de Angola até às regiões ricas...
Ana Duarte, Regina Santos, Elling N. Tjønneland (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Angola Brief vol. 4 no. 7) 4 p.
Angola Brief | 2014

A reforma tributária do sector não petrolífero em Angola: No caminho certo ou a perder o dinamismo?

Desde 2010, Angola está a implementar uma reforma tributária que visa aumentar as suas receitas fiscais não petrolíferas. Este brief aborda os principais feitos da reforma à partir do segundo...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Søren Kirk Jensen and Francisco Miguel Paulo (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Angola Brief vol. 4 no. 4) 4 p.
Journal Article | 2014

Health rights litigation and access to medicines: Priority classification of successful cases from Costa Rica’s constitutional chamber of the supreme court

Although Costa Rica has no explicit constitutional right to health, its constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) has become increasingly central to the resolution of many health care...
Ole Frithjof Norheim, Bruce Wilson (2014)
in Health and Human Rights: An International Journal vol. 16 no. 2 pp. 47-61
Edited Book | 2012

Nye stormakter i Afrika. Utvikling eller utbytting?

Kina, India, Brasil, Sør-Afrika og andre nye stormakter i sør har blitt stadig viktigere aktører i internasjonal politikk og økonomi. De samarbeider og konkurrerer i ulike allianser og nettverk og...
Elling N. Tjønneland, red. (2012)
Oslo: Scandinavian Academic Press/Spartacus 320 p.
Master's Thesis | 2012

Should I stay or should I go? An anthropological study of the Puerto Rican migration process

Stine Bøthun (2012)
Thesis submitted as partial fulfillment of the degree 'Master in social anthropology', Dept. of Social Anthropology, Univ. of Bergen. Bergen: The University 120 p. p.
Journal Article | 2012

Puede la independencia judicial explicar la justicia postransicional?

La justicia postransicional se inició en el Cono Sur de América Latina a mediados de la década de 1990 y gradualmente se ha expandido a otros países que buscan afrontar...
Elin Skaar (2012)
in America Latina Hoy. Revista de Ciencias Sociales vol. 61 no. August pp. 15-49