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Journal Article | 2003

How To Assess the Political Role of the Courts

The article addresses the methodological problems concerning how to assess the political role of courts in Zambia - and in new democracies more generally, and suggests a framework within which...
Siri Gloppen (2003)
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2002

Domstolen lar seg ikke stanse

En lov som åpner for invasjon av Nederland, er foreløpig siste tiltak i USAs kampanje mot Den internasjonale straffedomstolen.
Ingrid Samset (2002)
Dagbladet 17.08.02
CMI Report | 2002

Political Islam in South Asia

This report analyses the growth of political Islam in South Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan and India's Jammu and Kashmir Province). In Pakistan the failure of parliamentary democracy and the weakening of...
Are Knudsen (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:14)
Book Chapter | 2002

Central Africa

This is a profile of the Central African region, published in the 2002-2003 yearbook of the Norwegian Council for Africa (in Norwegian). The article focuses on the war in the...
Ingrid Samset (2002)
in Fellesrådets Afrikaårbok 2002-2003. Oslo: Solidaritet Forlag pp. 256-259
Report in External Series | 2002

Judicial independence: A key to justice: An analysis of Latin America in the 1990s

This dissertation is about judicial independence. It deals with two interrelated questions. The first half of the dissertation argues, based on a statistical analysis of 18 Latin American countries, that...
Elin Skaar (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 237 p.
Journal Article | 2002

Comprehending "evil": Challenges for law and policy

Astri Suhrke and Douglas B. Klusmeyer (2002)
in Ethics & International affairs vol. 16 no. 1 pp. 27-42
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Judicial independence and human rights policies in Argentina and Chile

This paper is about how varying degrees of judicial independence may influence policy making in the field of human rights. I explore factors that may account for why some Latin...
Elin Skaar (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:15) 24 p.
Edited Book | 2001

Human rights in development. Yearbook 1999/2000. The millennium edition

The yearbook is an on-going project between a number of research institutes, mostly in Europe. The edition is the 12th in the series. It contains artiles on the universiality of...
Hugo Stokke, Arne Tostensen (eds.) (2001)
The Hague: Kluwer Law International/ Nordic Human Rights Publications 260 p.
Journal Article | 1999

The quest for justice and reconciliation: The international criminal tribunal for Rwanda and the Ethiopian high court

Haile-Mariam Yacob (1999)
in Hastings International and Comparative Law Review vol. 22 no. 4 pp. 668-699
Edited Book | 1998

Human Rights in Developing Countries. Yearbook 1997

The tenth in a series of yearbooks, this edition contains articles on topical human rights issues as well as surveys of individual countries. A new feature is that more attention...
Hugo Stokke, Astri Suhrke and Arne Tostensen (eds.) (in cooperation with Øystein Rygg Haanæs) (1998)
The Hague/Oslo: Kluwer Law International/ Nordic Human Rights Publ 440 p.
CMI Report | 1998

Protective strategies in the 1990s: A review of the policy discourses in UNHCR and the executive committee

The study examines changing policy doctrines for protecting refugees, as reflected in the official documents of UNHCR and its Executive Committee (ExCom) composed of nation states. Collectively, the two bodies...
Gro Tjore (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1998:3) 53 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

The evolution of private property rights in traditional agriculture: Theories and a study from Indonesia

The starting point of this paper is a universally observed tendency of common property to be replaced by private property in traditional agriculture. The paper seeks to explore the forces...
Arild Angelsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:6) 40 p.
Book Chapter | 1997

Responsibility sharing

Astri Suhrke and Hans Asha (1997)
in James C. Hathaway: Reconceiving international refugee law. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff pp. 83-109
Book Chapter | 1996

Safe heaven: Lessons from the Cambodian model

Hanne Sophie Greve (1996)
in Gudmundur Aldredsson & Peter Macalister- Smith: The living law of nations: essays on refugees, minorities, indigious people and the human rights of other vulnerable groups in memory of Atle Grahl-Madsen. Kehl: Engel pp. 35-46
CMI Report | 1995

Judiciary and good governance in contemporary Tanzania. Problems and prospects

The World Bank identified judiciary among institutions which ran down during centralized governance. The Bank also expressed the need for and willingness to take part in rebuilding these institutions so...
Sufian Hermed Bukurura (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:3) 70 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1992

Safeguarding the right to asylum

The paper was prepared for a UN Expert Group meeting in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, January 1993, in preparation for the 1994 World Conference on Population and Development. The paper analyses...
Astri Suhrke (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Working paper M 1992:3) 42 p.
CMI Report | 1990

The rule of law in Africa. Reflections on the limits of constitutionalism

Yash Ghai (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report M 1990:1) 9 p.