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Report in External Series | 2011

Supporting child rights. Synthesis of lessons learned in four countries

This evaluation was commissioned jointly by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) with the dual purpose of: (a) summarising results achieved...
Arne Tostensen, Hugo Stokke, Sven Trygged and Kate Halvorsen (2011)
Stockholm: Sida (Joint Evaluation no. 2011:1) 258 p.
Report in External Series | 2011

Supporting child rights: Synthesis of lessons learned in four countries

This evaluation was commissioned jointly by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) with the dual purpose of: (a) summarising results achieved...
Arne Tostensen, Hugo Stokke, Sven Trygged and Kate Halvorsen (2011)
(Available from Sida)
Journal Article | 2010

Coverage of the emergency health care law and the Compulsory Insurance against Road Traffic Crashes (SOAT)

Objective. The aim of this study was to ascertain, from patients’ perspective, the degree of knowledge and the actual coverage of the Emergency Health Care Law and the Compulsory Insurance...
Jaime Miranda, Edmundo Rosales-Mayor, Camila Gianella, Ada Paca-Palao, Diego Luna, Luis Lopez, Luis Huicho, Equipo PIAT (2010)
in Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública vol. 27 no. 2
Report in External Series | 2009

Shady traffic: Part three: Review of the portefolio supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on combating trafficking in human beings

As a response to the growing international and national focus on combating human trafficking, Norway developed its first action plan on trafficking for the period 2003-2005, succeeded by another one...
Kate Halvorsen and Hugo Stokke (2009)
Oslo: Norad (Norad report no. 2c/2009) 58 p.
Report in External Series | 2008

Economic Incentives for Peacebuilding

What does social science literature tell us about economic incentives for peacebuilding? A variety of such incentives exists in post-civil war situations. This synthesis reviews research on incentives that relate...
Ingrid Samset (2008)
Program on States and Security, Graduate Center, City University of New York
U4 Brief | 2008

Changing Perspectives: How Donors can Work with the Private Sector to Reduce Corruption

Corrupt dealings by companies are often only a way to avoid inefficiency caused by weak regulations and institutions. While the private sector is commonly perceived to be a source of...
John D. Sullivan, Aleksandr Shkolnikov (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2008:17) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2007

Competing Perceptions of Women's Civil Rights in Sudan

During the peace process in Sudan women were merely "guests at the table. The role permitted to women during negotiations was based on a perception of them as passive victims...
Liv Tønnessen (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 6 no. 4) 4 p.
CMI Report | 2005

Corruption in Bosnia and Herzegovina - 2005

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, we find that corruption exists in all its facets - bribery, nepotism, embezzlement, diversion of public funds, tax fraud, illegal rent seeking, kick-back schemes etc. The...
Harald Mathisen and Vera Devine (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2005: 8)
Master's Thesis | 2005

Strained Fraternity. Identity Formations, Migration and Social Transformation among Sri Lankan Tamils in Tamil Nadu, India

This dissertation deals with the situation of the Sri Lankan refugees who have fled to the Indian State of Tamil Nadu - primarily due to the escalating civil war. Their...
Nicolay Paus (2005)
Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Cand.Polit. Degree in Social Anthropology. Bergen: University of Bergen. Department of Social Anthropology 255 p.
Book Chapter | 2004

Afghan refugees: Victims of shifting politics

A large number of Afghans have now been refugees for more than 23 years. Some have never seen their homeland and some have repeatedly been forced to leave it. Indeed,...
Arne Strand and Petter Bauck (2004)
in Nitza Nachmias with Rami Goldstein (eds.): The politics of forced migration: A conceptual, operational and legal analysis. Baltimore: PublishAmerica pp. 135-168
Journal Article | 2004

Med rett til å drepe: Æresdrap i Midtøsten

The article (in Norwegian) provides an overview of the legal and cultural aspects of honour killings in the Middle East. Based on ethnographic material from Pakistan, the article argues that...
Are John Knudsen (2004)
in Babylon Nordisk tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier vol. 1 pp. 86-91
Journal Article | 2002

Are smart sanctions feasible?

This article reviews the literature on the 'smart sanctions' approach developed in the late 1990s in response to the failure of conventional sanctions and questions the efficacy of this instrument....
Arne Tostensen and Beate Bull (2002)
in World politics vol. 54 no. 3 April pp. 373-403
Edited Book | 2002

Eroding local capacity. International Humanitarian Action in Africa

Eroding Local Capacity is a critical examination of the interplay between international and local actors operating in the humanitarian arena in Africa. All sides emphasise the need to build local...
Monica Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke (eds.) (2002)
Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet 203 p.
Edited Book | 1998

Women and Islamization, Contemporary Dimensions of Discourse on Gender Relations

The current Islamic revival is frequently associated with fundamentalism and radical politics. This reinforces Western perceptions of Islamic women as victims of a sexist and reactionary rule. What many outsiders...
Karin Ask, Marit Tjomsland (1998)
Oxford: Berg 199 p.