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Book Chapter | Jan 2001
Reasonable discrimination? Affirming access to higher education in Malaysia Hugo Stokke Human right
Marketing barriers facing developing countries. Essays on product differentiation, discrimination and brand naming in the market for clothing
Report in External Series | Jan 1995
(A dissertation submitted for the degree of dr. econ. Norwegian School of Economics and Buisness Administration, Bergen)
Journal Article | Mar 2015
Studies of microbusiness in poor countries find high marginal returns to capital but also lack of investments. This paper analyses how segmentation in ...
Entrepreneurship, segmentation, economic development, exclusion, Nepal
Event | 29 May 2007
Workshop and seminar with Professor Erik Thorbecke from Cornell University on social exclusion: Is socio-cultural identity a barrier to poverty reduction? How does discrimination in the job market affect income inequality?
News | 19 Aug 2005
In her book on The Adivasis of Bangladesh, Senior researcher Tone Bleie brings together a discussion of minority and indigenous rights with a social science analysis of how ethnic discrimination impacts on poverty processes and outcomes. She argues that colonial and post-colonial states compulsively produce majorities and minorities, marginalizing minorities with scant citizenship rights.
Project | Dec 2003 - Apr 2004
This study analyses the current situation for the adibasis (indigenous) people in north-west Bangladesh. Since the independence, the adibasis have experienced ...
Human rights, indigenous people, land laws, social discrimination, demography, violent confrontation, Asia: Bangladesh
News | 17 Jun 2014
Nepal consists of more than 100 different castes and ethnic groups. A recent social inclusion survey reveals deep social exclusion, discrimination and immense differences between the different groups. Will Nepal succeed in lifting the poorest castes and ethnic groups in the country out of poverty using inclusive policies?
Event | 15 Mar 2012
What are the irrational choices we make that perpetuate poverty, corruption, discrimination?
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2012
Studies of microbusiness in poor countries find high marginal returns to capital but also lack of investments. This paper analyzes how caste-based segmentation ...
Journal Article | Jan 2009
The author tests two alternative models of price determination in informal rural credit markets, using LSMS data from Nepal. Strong support is found for ...
Household data, tacit collusion, Nepal
News | 30 May 2005
Empowerment, participation, accountability and non-discrimination: Operationalising a human rights-based approach to development, is the theme of this year's volume. CMI researcher Hugo Stokke explores the boundaries of state responsibility in his essay "What is left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibility in the Field of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Book Chapter | Oct 2013
The five Nordic countries may be thought of as quite similar in many ways so that we would expect commonalities rather than differences among them. In ...
Social discrimination, migration, immigration, emigration, ethnic minorities, multiculturalism, social welfare, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finnland
Journal Article | Nov 2009
This study deals with the Muslim Brotherhoods’ reception of CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminations against Women) ...
Islamists, Human rights, CEDAW, Islamic Legislation, sharia, Jordan, Jordan
Book Chapter | Jan 2014
Changing Spiritual Landscapes and Religious Politics on Lombok Kari Telle Between Harmonyand Discri
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
Global indexes are commonly used to measure a country’s performance, including on the implementation of human rights conventions. Such audit-like ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
The Historical Path to Violent Destabilisation in Nepal: Elements of an Exploratory Framework Tone
Human rights, Asia, Nepal
Edited Book | Jun 2017
Across Latin America, indigenous women are organizing to challenge racial, gender, and class discrimination through the courts. Collectively, by engaging ...
Discrimination in the Name of Religious Freedom: The Rights of Women and Non-Muslims after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan
CMI Report | Jul 2007
Government policy since independence has by and large disregarded Sudan's multi-religious character through continuous Islamisation and Arabisation processes ...
Religious freedom, Women's rights, Sudan, Gender, Human rights, Religion, Islam, Christianity, Peace building
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the Field of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the
Project | Dec 2013 - Dec 2015
Operationalizing a rights-based approach to health service delivery (RBA-healthdelivery) is a joint effort by CMI, The World Bank Institute and Harvard ...
right to health, health system reform, right based approach, health care delivery