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Edited Book | Jan 2001
This book is about the multitude of associations that has emerged in African cities in recent years. In many cases, they are a response to mounting poverty, ...
Urbanisation, Civil society, Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Courts and Social Transformation: An Analytical Framework Siri Gloppen Courts and Social Transform
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
Struggles for social rights - are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many countries, ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Struggles for social rights – are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many countries, ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa: South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2010
This article commends the concise and useful analysis of courts and the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural rights given in Christian Courtis’ ...
Edited Book | Jan 2018
This edited volume examines how economic processes have worked upon social lives and social realities in Latin America during the past decades. Through ...
CMI Report | Jan 1999
Evidence from a number of quantitative studies on poverty in Namibia suggests that poverty is widespread, albeit unevenly distributed. The relatively ...
Poverty, Urban areas, Rural areas, Social aspects, Namibia, Africa: Namibia
Social anthropologist focusing on peace, conflict and forced migration in South Asia and the Middle East
Islamism, peacebuilding, post-conflict violence, retributive justice, honour killings, refugees and IDPs, forced migration, micro-foundations of conflict and violence, Asia: Pakistan, Middle East: Lebanon, Palestine, Syria (refugees, IDPs)
Commissioned Report | Jan 2007
We attempt to explain the present ethnic-based conflict in the Terai of Nepal by deeper social and economic structures. Based on previous research on ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
Foreign aid is of critical importance for achieving the goal of providing basic social services to all mankind by 2015. If strategies for funding health ...
News | 4 Feb 2015
The good (but not so new) news from Malawian politics is that some of the democratic basics are in place, making the somewhat impaired democracy keep stumbling on, writes CMIs Inge Amundsen and Gift Sambo from the field.
Complicance with economic and social human rights: Realistic evaluations and monitoring in the light of immediate obligations
Book Chapter | Jan 1992
The book chapter presents an analytical approach which contributes to a realistic framework for examining economic and social rights, even under conditions ...
Human rights, Economic and social rights, Poverty, Aid, Global
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Since Hugo Chavez came to power in Venezuela in 1998, large parts of the country's vast oil resources have been diverted towards social spending amongst ...
Edited Book | Feb 2017
The last few decades have witnessed an explosion of judgments on social rights around the world. However, we know little about whether these rulings have ...
U4 Brief | Jul 2010
Social programmes have been increasingly used by developing countries to fight poverty and have attracted growing budgets. However, it has been empirically ...
political corruption, Peru
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
What are the responsibility of oil companies in resource rich countries? Do they take these responsibilities? Based on a utilitarian perspective and ...
Oil, Corporate social responsibility, Ethics, Angola, Jel Codes: M14, L71, D63
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Theories of Democracy, the Judiciary and Social Rights Roberto Gargarella Courts and Social Transfo
Journal Article | Sep 2015
[English abstract] The Lebanese media landscape is widely acknowledged to be a battleground for privatized outlets aligned with political elites. Each ...
transtional justice, media theory, framing, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), Lebanon
CMI Working Paper | Aug 2009
Livelihood strategies are identified at the household level as a function of assets held, using survey data. Only endowments that are likely to be predetermined ...
Livelihoods, Non-farm employment, Multinomial-logit, Malawi, , Jel-classification: D130, O120, Q120
CMI Report | Nov 2008
This report is a preliminary mapping of Afghan institutional capacity in the field of applied social science research, as well as an assessment of the ...
Research, Social sciences, Capacity building, Institutions, Afghanistan