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U4 Issue | Apr 2019
Beyond the work permit quotas. Corruption and other barriers to labour integration for Syrian refugees in Jordan
In 2016, the Jordanian government began issuing work permits for Syrian refugees through the Ministry of Labor and cooperating labour associations. Despite its successes on some fronts, reliance on intermediaries...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:4)
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2018
Offentlig sier amerikanske myndigheter at USA ikke lenger vil bære byrden for et organ som lenge har vært i krisemodus, men bak kuttet til UNRWA ligger også dårlig skjulte politiske...
Journal Article | 2018
In Jordan - home to some one million Syrian refugees - the vital roles played by vernacular politics, discourses of inclusion and exclusion, and sectarian social histories for Syrians are...
in Religions vol. 9 no. 7
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2018
Fire ganger flere syriske jentebarn blir giftet bort nå enn før krigen. En dramatisk økning i antallet barneekteskap er en direkte følge av krig og konflikt. Både lovendringer, økonomiske tiltak og...
CMI Brief | 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a proposed ban on FGM in the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 7) 4 p.
CMI Insight | 2016
Reform of family law is considered among the most difficult to achieve since it contests ‘the notion of women and children as property’. There is a continuum ranging from criminalization...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 4) 8 p.
Edited Book | 2016
The Arab Uprisings have brought renewed attention to the role of the military in the MENA region, where they are either the backbone of regime power or a crucial part...
Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 334 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2015
Ingen trygg havn for palestinske flyktninger Kjersti Berg En Palestinsk flyktning fra Syria kan ikke pa° lovlig vis søke trygghet over grensen i nabolandene. Hun møter stengte dører hvor hun vender...
Book Chapter | 2015
in Gunnar Stange, Rolf Jordan, Kristina Grossmann: Handbuch Indonesien. Berlin: Horlemann Verlag
Edited Book | 2015
More than four million Palestinian refugees live in protracted exile across the Middle East. Taking a regional approach to Palestinian refugee exile and alienation across the Levant, this book proposes...
Doha, Qatar: The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2014
ISRAEL SLÅR NÅ ned palestinsk uro i Aust-Jerusalem med hard hand. Dette vil likevel ikkje forhindre meir uro og vald i byen, fordi dette er symptom på ein israelsk politikk som...
Bergens Tidende 27.12.2014
U4 Issue | 2013
Corruption in the pharmaceutical system results in wasted resources, limited access to health services and reduced health gains. In this U4 Issue paper, we examine select global initiatives in the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2013:3) 26 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2010
For befolkningen på Vestbredden er den palestinske selvstyremyndigheten verre enn israelerne. «Vi lever i en politistat». I noen land i den arabiske verden ville et slikt utsagt vært et statement of...
Morgenbladet October 1, 2010
Book Chapter | 2009
in A. Brunvoll, H. Bringeland, N. Gilje, G. Skirbekk (Eds.) : Religion og kultur: Ein flerfagleg samtale. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget pp. 129-143
Journal Article | 2009
This study deals with the Muslim Brotherhoods’ reception of CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminations against Women) in Jordan. In view of the Arab Human Development...
in Religion and Human Rights. vol. 4 no. 1. pp. 41-63
Journal Article | 2008
From Theocracy to Democracy? Towards Secularisation and Individualisation in the Policy of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan
There is a common assumption that 'Islam' has an inherent opposition between the sacred and the secular which obstructs the secularization process witnessed in western societies. This study argues that...
in Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies vol. 8 no. 7 pp. 84-107
U4 Issue | 2007
How can Technical Assistance support the Implementation of UNCAC? U4 Background Paper for the International Cooperation Workshop on Technical Assistance for the Implementation of UNCAC, Montevideo, May 2007
At the first Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), held in Jordan in December 2006, participants agreed to establish a working group to promote...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Background paper 2007:1) 27 p.
Book | 2005
In the US I'm an Arab Terrorist, here I'm an American Punk! A study of Palestinian Return Migration on the West Bank.
Ramallah: Birzeit University (Birzeit: Lower Jordan Publications. vol. 3)
Journal Article | 2005
In recent years there has been increasing academic interest in Islamism in the Middle East, not least in Palestinian Islamism championed by groups such as Hamas and Islamic Jihad, which...
in Journal of Refugee Studies vol. 18 no. 2 June pp. 216-234
CMI Report | 2003
This report provides an overview of the political Islam in the Middle East, with a special emphasis on the Islamic resurgence in the Levant (Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003:3) 32 p.