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U4 Issue | 2018

Open data for transparency and accountability in health service delivery: What's new in the digital age?

Open data platforms have a great unexplored potential. Publicly available health data can make service delivery more transparent and accountable. Experience from Peru, Mexico and Uruguay show how civil society...
Fabrizio Scrollini (2018)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2018:6)
Journal Article | 2017

Political determinants of sustainable development goals

We read with interest the article by the GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators1 (Sept 16, p 1423), which presents a comprehensive analysis of the potential gaps and gains in the health-related Sustainable...
Camila Gianella, Siri Gloppen, Marta Rodriguez de Assis Machado (2017)
in The Lancet vol. 390 no. 10112 pp. 2545-2546
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.
Edited Book | 2017

Demanding justice and security: Indigenous women and legal pluralities in Latin America

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...
Rachel Sieder (2017)
Rutgers University Press 310 p.
U4 Issue | 2016

Specialised anti-corruption courts: A comparative mapping

Frustration with the capacity of the ordinary machinery of justice to deal adequately with corruption has prompted many countries to develop specialised anti-corruption institutions. While anti-corruption agencies with investigative and/or...
Sofie Arjon Schütte, Matthew C. Stephenson (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2016:7) 28 p
Journal Article | 2016

Legal Pluralism And Indigenous Women’s Rights In Mexico: The Ambiguities Of Recognition

This article explores the effects of the ambiguous recognition of indigenous or “customary” law in Mexico on the struggle of indigenous women to ensure their rights are respected. After outlining...
Rachel Sieder (2016)
in NYU Journal of International Law and Politics vol. 48 no. 4 pp. 1125-1150
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 Working Paper | 2015

Between mutual suspicion and fear. Civil-military relations in Mexico

This CMI Working Paper focuses on the relationship between the military, civilian governments and civilian populations in Mexico. It highlights key dynamics since the Mexican revolution (1910-1917) and up until...
Carlos Antonio Flores Pérez (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:11) 28 p.
CMI Insight | 2015

The eternal conflict: Land, peasants, and the military in Mexico

Land has always been an important site of struggle in Mexico, often bringing peasant movements and peasant communities into conflicts with the Mexican military. This CMI Insight focuses on the...
Carlos Antonio Flores Pérez (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 2015:3) 4 p.
Book Chapter | 2015

Security and the Politics of Protection in Post-New Order Lombok, Indonesia

This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Based on ethnographic research, the chapters analyze this...
Kari Telle (2015)
in Peter Albrecht and Helene Maria Kyed (eds.): Policing and the Politics of Order-Making. Oxford: Routledge
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2013

Domstol i hardt vær

Kenyas nye president får reise dit han vil, selv om han er tiltalt ved Den internasjonale straffedomstolen. For noen uker siden ba Ugandas president Yoweri Museveni og Etiopias statsminister Hailemariam Desalegn sine...
Gunnar M. Sørbø (2013)
Morgenbladet 13. 06
Edited Book | 2013

Gender justice and legal pluralities. Latin American and African perspectives

Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries. Rather than asking whether...
Rachel Sieder and John-Andrew McNeish (2013)
New York: Routledge-Cavendish
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2012

Fremtidens globale byer

En støtte til fattige i byer vil kunne gi norsk bistand det radikale og solidariske tilsnitt den sårt har manglet de siste årene under den rødgrønne regjeringen. Wilma Conceição bor med...
Bjørn Enge Bertelsen and Inge Tvedten (2012)
Aftenposten 3.desember 2012
Book Chapter | 2012

Civil Society Procurement Monitoring: Challenges and Opportunities

The article provides an overview of the involvement of civil society organiza!ons and citizens in public procurement. It analyses the main challenges and opportuni!es arising from civil society procurement monitoring including: the...
Francesco De Simone and Shruti Shah (2012)
in Eduardo Bohorquez and Deniz Devrim: A New Role for Citizens in public Procurement. Mexico City: Transparencia Mexicana 142 p.
Book | 2010

The legal foundations of inequality. Constitutionalism in the Americas 1776-1860

The long revolutionary movements that gave birth to constitutional democracies in the Americas were founded on egalitarian constitutional ideals. They claimed that all men were created equal and with similar...
Roberto Gargarella (2010)
New York: Cambridge Univ. Press 273 p.
Book | 2010

Courts and power in Latin America and Africa

Why do courts hold political power-holders accountable in some democratic and democratizing countries, but not in others?  And, why do some courts remain very timid while others—under seemingly similar circumstances—become...
Siri Gloppen, Bruce M. Wilson, Roberto Gargarella, Elin Skaar, and Morten Kinander (2010)
New York: Palgrave Macmillan 231 p.
U4 Brief | 2007

The United Nations Convention against Corruption. A Primer for Development Practitioners

The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), adopted in Merida, Mexico in 2003, represents a remarkable achievement for international anti-corruption efforts. With endorsements from more than 140 state signatories representing...
Jessica Schultz (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2007:3) 4 p.
Book | 2005

Los Fundamentos Legales de la Desigualdad. El Constitucionalismo en America (1776-1860)

Roberto Gargarella (2005)
Madrid: Siglo 304 p.
CMI Report | 2004

Coffee, co-operatives and competition: The impact of fair trade

Coffee is one of the most important Third World export commodities, and 70% of the producers are small-scale farmers. Coffee producers are often poor and marginalised, and their situation is...
Anna Milford (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2004: 6) 76 p.
Report in External Series | 2003

Fragmented production: regionalization of trade?

This paper explores the impact of vertical specialization on world trade within the framework of the O-ring theory of production. Within such a framework there is little scope for substituting...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2003)
(World Trade Organization ERSD Working Paper no. 2003-01)