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News | 26 Apr 2012
South Asia has gone through a period of strong economic growth the past two decades. GDP per capita has more than doubled over twenty years. Surprisingly, better economic conditions have not led to improved nutrition in South Asia. The number of undernourished children is almost at the same level today as it was twenty years ago.
Journal Article | Jan 2001
(Bokessay om Daniel A. Bell: East meets West. Human rights and democracy in East Asia. Princeton Univ. Press, 2000)
Human rights, Democracy, Philosophy, East Asia
Journal Article | Jan 1993
Article appraising the growth and development of three countries in the Southeast Asian region: Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia
Economic growth, Governance, Development, Newly industrialising countries, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Southeast Asia
Journal Article | Apr 2015
Introduction: Nationalism in Southeast Asia Edyta Roszko and Claire Sutherland Nations and Nationali
News | 26 Apr 2016
Corrupt judicial systems undermine reforms and are a major impediment to ensuring access to justice and human rights for ordinary citizens across the world, says a new report published by the United Nations Development Programme and U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre on 8 April. Titled, A Transparent and Accountable Judiciary to Deliver Justice for All, the report cites survey data suggesting that the public perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public institution, after the police.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1999
Local entrepreneurs, networks and linkages to the global economy in Southeast Asia and Africa Debor
Newspaper Op-Ed | Aug 2018
Across South Asia political dynasties are generally in decline. The Nehru-Gandhi dynasty of the Indian Congress Party and the Bhutto clan of the Pakistan ...
Political dynasty, governance, democratisation, political economy, Bangladesh
Event | 25 Apr 2008
Tone Sissener defends her PhD at the University of Bergen Friday 25 April. In her dissertation Sissener analyses and explores the development and meaning of state in South-Asia.
Book Review | Jan 2010
Book review. Abu Shouk and H. Ibrahim, The Hadrami diaspora in Southeast Asia. Anne Katrine Bang In
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
Refugees in Asia: Problems and practices of asylum for Indochinese and Afghan refugees Astri Suhrke
Book Chapter | Jan 1993
The "high-politics" of population movements: Migration, state and civil society in Southeast Asia A
News | 13 Dec 2016
Centre on Law & Social Transformation/CMI has received 10 million NOK from the Research Council of Norway for a research project on water rights. Water ...
Human rights, Water rights
News | 12 Oct 2010
This autumn CMI will host a mini-series of lectures on the social and political role of rights and legal institutions in Latin America.
Special issue on 'Performing Sovereignty and Nationality in Southeast Asia', Nations and Nationalism 21 (2)
Edited Book | Apr 2015
Special issue on 'Performing Sovereignty and Nationality in Southeast Asia', Nations and Nationalism
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2012
Despite economic growth, and a reduction in poverty, malnutrition is still rampant in South-Asia. This indicates that non-economic factors are important, ...
Female autonomy, Stunting, Intra-household allocation, Nepal
Book Chapter | Jan 2007
Nurturance and the Spectre of Negligence: Sasak Ways of Dealing with the Dead. Kari Telle Kinship a
Report in External Series | Sep 2012
Two different and basically conflicting visions of Afghanistan’s post-transition future were discernible by mid-2012. In one, Afghanistan’s ...
Event | 13 Nov 2014
Women''s rights and obligations within marriage are one of the key components of family law and is a highly sensitive political area of intervention across the globe both historically and presently. Despite massive pressures from feminist movements across the world, family law has been surprisingly stubborn to change. This workshop examines the relationship between family law reform and political transitions.
Event | 4 Sep 2008
How do societies deal with gross human rights violations after the end of violent conflict? This symposium critically examines the justice and reconciliation processes by comparing the Norwegian post-World War II experience to more recent cases from Latin America, Africa and Asia.
Aid Effectiveness to Infrastructure: A Comparative Study of East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa . Framework Paper
Report in External Series | Aug 2008
Aid Effectiveness to Infrastructure: A Comparative Study of East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa . Fr
Development aid, Aid effectiveness, Japan