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Book Chapter | Nov 2019
This chapter analyses political corruption in Nigeria through the trajectory of a number of scandals and their background. It underscores the resilience of political corruption in the country, where the...
in Inge Amundsen (ed.): Political Corruption in Africa. Extraction and Power Preservation. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishers Ltd.
CMI Brief | May 2019
Why did Poland´s conservative government, the Law and Justice Party, launch an attack on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people (LGBT) as part of their 2019 European...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:05) 4 p.
CMI Report | May 2019
On 16 April 2017 Turkish voters went to the polls to deliver their verdict on a set of constitutional amendments that would replace the existing parliamentary system with that of...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2019:3)
Impact Series | Apr 2019
In a drive for lower birth rates during the mid-90’s, Peruvian authorities launched a campaign to persuade women to get sterilized. More than 200 000 women underwent the surgical procedure...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Impact Series IS 2019:01)
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
Citizenship, statelessness, and human rights protection in Sudan's constitutions and post South Sudan secession challenges
Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Several efforts, such as the 2005 Comprehensive Peace...
in Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans (Lutz Oette, Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker (eds.))
Journal Article | Jan 2019
In this paper I issue a call for a primary focus on expanding and strengthening alternative, community-based justice systems, as a strategy for securing the full benefits of legal agency...
in The Journal of Development Studies vol. 55 no. 3 pp. 348-365
Book Review | 2018
Anita Ferrara, Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Truth Commissions: The Chilean Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Historical Perspective ( Abingdon, Routledge, 2015) 258pp
in The Irish Yearbook of International Law 2016-17 vol. 11-12 pp. 274-78
U4 Brief | 2018
The Mozambique hidden loans case: An opportunity for donors to demonstrate anti-corruption commitment
When the Mozambican government issued guarantees for over 1 billion US$ - ignoring their own oversight mechanisms and lending rules - they ended up in public debt distress. Donors have...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2018:6)
CMI Working Paper | 2018
On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave cases of violence’....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2018:7) 19 p.
Book Chapter | 2018
Transitional Justice for Human Rights: The Legacy and Future of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions
Truth commissions are an integral component of transitional justice, that is, formal and informal mechanisms set up by the state or civil society to address human rights violations committed in...
in Gerd Oberleitner: International Human Rights Institutions, Tribunals, and Courts. International Human Rights. Singapore: Springer pp. 1-21
Journal Article | 2018
Struggle and Resistance: Using International Bodies to Advance Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Peru
in Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law, and Justice Forthcoming 2018. vol. Forthcoming
CMI Working Paper | 2017
Adultery, rape, and escaping the house: The protection and policing of female sexuality in Afghanistan
This working paper undertakes an initial survey of the dynamics through which the criminalization of female sexuality structures women’s access to protection against rape in Afghanistan, examining both legislation and...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2017:9) 16 p.
CMI Report | 2017
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its independence in 1956. The signing...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2017:5) 28 p.
Book | 2017
Several African countries are among the fastest growing economies in the world. However, capital flows to tax havens are one factor limiting the benefits of economic growth for ordinary Africans....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
CMI Brief | 2017
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional institutions enjoy constitutional authority. Why does counter-mobilization arise in...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 8) 4 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2017
In Pakistan, the legal recognition of rape as a crime has changed in pace with the dominant narrative on women’s sexuality. The country’s most troublesome categorisation of rape was, unfortunately,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2017:08) 24 p.
Edited Book | 2017
Across Latin America, indigenous women are organizing to challenge racial, gender, and class discrimination through the courts. Collectively, by engaging with various forms of law, they are forging new definitions...
Rutgers University Press 310 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2017
Tribal representation & local land governance in India: A case study from the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya
In India, the Schedule Tribes have remained on the fringes of growth, but less so in the majority tribal areas of the North East. This has increased the interest in...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2017:4) 26 p.
Report in External Series | 2017
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of Afghanistan, arguing that the Afghan state is fragile, and sustained through constant negotiations over power, resources and ideology. What...
Oslo: Norsk utenrikspolitisk institutt 64 p.
Journal Article | 2017
Kriser og kriger – er det bruk for oss nå? - Nr 01 - 2017 - Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift - Idunn - tidsskrifter på nett //
Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift