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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...
Sarah Tobin, Maisam Alahmed (2019)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:4)
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2018

Trump straffer de svakeste palestinerne

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...
Maja Janmyr, Erling Lorentzen, Jørge Jensehaugen (2018)
Dagbladet 21.09.2018
Journal Article | 2018

Vernacular Politics, Sectarianism, and National Identity among Syrian Refugees in Jordan

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...
Sarah A. Tobin (2018)
in Religions vol. 9 no. 7
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2018

Barneekteskap i krig - et voksende problem

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...
Liv Tønnessen (2018)
Bistandsaktuelt 09.05.18
CMI Brief | 2017

Paper tiger law forbidding FGM in Sudan

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...
Liv Tønnessen, Samia El-Nagar, Sharifa Bamkar (2017)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 7) 4 p.
CMI Insight | 2016

Ending child marriages – new laws bring progress but hurdles remain

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...
Vibeke Wang (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 4) 8 p.
Edited Book | 2016

Businessmen in Arms: How the Military and Other Armed Groups Profit in the MENA Region

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...
Elke Grawert and Zeinab Abul-Magd (eds.) (2016)
Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 334 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2015

Ingen trygg havn for palestinske flyktninger fra Syria

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...
Kjersti G. Berg (2015)
Infofada 20.11.2015
Book Chapter | 2015

Halb voll oder halb leer? Korruption und ihre Bekämpfung in Indonesien

Sofie Arjon Schütte (2015)
in Gunnar Stange, Rolf Jordan, Kristina Grossmann: Handbuch Indonesien. Berlin: Horlemann Verlag
Edited Book | 2015

Palestinian refugees: Identity, space and place in the Levant (Arabic edition)

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...
Jaber Suleiman, Are Knudsen and Sari Hanafi (2015)
Doha, Qatar: The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2014

Raseri i Jerusalem

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...
Kjersti G. Berg (2014)
Bergens Tidende 27.12.2014
U4 Issue | 2013

Good governance for medicines initiatives: Exploring lessons learned

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...
Jillian Clare Kohler, Natalia Ovtcharenko (2013)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2013:3) 26 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2010

Mot en politistat?

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...
Hilde Kjøstvedt (2010)
Morgenbladet October 1, 2010
Book Chapter | 2009

Religiøse og kulturelle endringer i muslimers kulturmøte

Anne Sofie Roald (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

Islamists in Jordan: Promoters of or obstacles to female empowerment and gender equality?

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...
Anne Sofie Roald (2009)
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...
Anne Sofie Roald (2008)
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...
Karen Hussmann and Miguel Peñailillo (2007)
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.

Bård Kårtveit (2005)
Ramallah: Birzeit University (Birzeit: Lower Jordan Publications. vol. 3)
Journal Article | 2005

Islamism in the Diaspora: Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

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...
Are Knudsen (2005)
in Journal of Refugee Studies vol. 18 no. 2 June pp. 216-234
CMI Report | 2003

Political Islam in the Middle East

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...
Are John Knudsen (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003:3) 32 p.