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Journal Article | Jan 2016
Studies have found that politically deprived groups are more likely to rebel. However, does rebellion increase the likelihood of achieving political rights? ...
News | 21 May 2012
Sudanese women activists launch reform initiatives to bring justice to rape victims. Non-governmental and governmental actors alike advocate for change. -International donors should seize this window of opportunity and facilitate dialogue between different stakeholders in Sudan, says CMI-researcher Liv Tønnessen.
News | 31 May 2012
The transition from a feudal to a modern economy has changed the labour market in Nepal. There are more and better paid jobs available, also outside the agricultural sector. Yet, some Nepalese labourers in rural areas continue to have coercive traditional contracts with landlords. Government programmes can help poor families out of these contracts through access to insurance, credit and social services.
News | 3 May 2005
The complicated link between women and religion in the Middle East has been a source of debate for centuries, and has special resonance today. Whether religion reinforces female oppression or provides opportunities for women - or a combination of both - depends on time, place and circumstance. This book seeks to contextualize women's roles within their religious traditions rather than through the lens of a dominant culture.
News | 5 Nov 2015
CMI held the third and final conference in the “Everyday Maneuvers” project and plans for a more intensive publication and project development workshop in 2016.
Project | May 2013 - Dec 2016
This project explores the intersection between inequality and difference through a focus on processes of naturalizing in a changing world. A ...
Book | Mar 2010
Why do courts hold political power-holders accountable in some democratic and democratizing countries, but not in others? And, why do some courts ...
Courts, power, political accountability
Report in External Series | Jan 2019
In the Darfur Region of Sudan, patterns of livestock mobility and livelihood systems are continually adapting and transforming themselves in the face ...
Event | 27 Jun 2011
Peter Von Doepp examines the direct effects of elections, military interventions, constitutional referenda, and food crises on government interference with private media outlets.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1994
About half of tropical deforestation is commonly explained by the expansion of traditional agriculture (shifting cultivation). This article first questions ...
Shifting cultivation, Agriculture, Deforestation, Indonesia
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
This report provides a comprehensive political economy analysis of contemporary Malawi. The country epitomises the primacy of patrimonial politics – ...
Journal Article | Aug 2011
This article explores the validity of critical mass theory in the context of a 25% women’s quota in the national parliament in post-conflict Sudan. ...
post-conflict Sudan, critical mass theory, women's representation, Sudan
Interaction between Health Institutions in Knowledge and Medical Practices in South Kordofan/Nuba Mountains
Book | Apr 2019
This research thesis addresses the challenges confronting the establishment of stable and sufficient health care provision in Heiban Locality in South ...
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2017
Access to formal banking is spreading across the world. Obtaining a bank account may transform how people manage their finances, and affect their savings ...
banking, bank accounts, villages, rural, savings, India
Journal Article | Jun 2016
This article explores the effects of the ambiguous recognition of indigenous or “customary” law in Mexico on the struggle of indigenous women ...
Sudan Brief | Sep 2018
Child marriage is legal, and accepted, throughout Sudan and the country has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. This brief examines ...
Child marriage, Violence against women, Algadaref, Red Sea State, Kassala, Sudan
Event | 16 Oct 2012
Food evokes emotions. Food shapes nations and cultures. Food can be a source of conflict. Food riots are one of the oldest forms of people's revolutions.
News | 29 Mar 2006
In aid dependent countries, reforms frequently take place in the form of paradigmatic shifts, largely influenced by changes in donor policies. Problems of implementation,however, are often not properly addressed and remain largely unaffected by new reforms. The distance between proclaimed objectives and actual achievements is therefore dramatically wide. The main point of this article has been to investigate the role of domestic research in such a system of policymaking.
Why Bangladesh? Why Now? Prospects on the road towards middle income status Business opportunities for Norwegian companies
Event | 16 Apr 2012
Bangladesh aims for middle-income status by 2021 and it is a measure of success that it is on track to achieve several of the Millennium Development Goals. Its increasingly active role on the global stage, present a range of opportunities for strengthened partnership between Norway and Bangladesh.
Shady traffic: Part three: Review of the portefolio supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on combating trafficking in human beings
Report in External Series | Feb 2009
As a response to the growing international and national focus on combating human trafficking, Norway developed its first action plan on trafficking for ...
trafficking, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia