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Book Chapter | Jan 2014
Juridification and social citizenship: international law, democracy and professional discretion Hen
TNRC Publication | Dec 2019
Law enforcement agencies monitor and enforce laws that protect landscapes, seascapes, and the species that inhabit them. Corruption helps violators circumvent ...
Anti-corruption, law enforcement, environmental crime, impunity, legal sanctions
Edited Book | Dec 2019
Understanding law and its efficacy in Latin America demands concepts distinct from the hegemonic notions of rule of law which have dominated debates on ...
Gendered Citizenship in Sudan: Competing Debates on Family Laws among Northern and Southern Elites in Khartoum
Journal Article | Nov 2008
In Sudan, family laws are formed and applied by the religious communities - Islamic, Christian and traditional African beliefs -creating a gendered citizenship ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2011
In the contemporary writing on state-building in post-conflict situations, remarkably little attention is paid to what it takes to build a state. There ...
Journal Article | Aug 2014
Since the mid-1980s, 32 countries around the world have adopted community development requirements into their mining laws, while nine countries are in ...
mining, community development, regulatory reform, corporate social, responsibility, foreign direct investment, Sierra Leone
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Afghanistan, Local law, Women, Human Rights
Local law, Hanafi Family law, divorce, women, Asia: Afghanistan
Rule of law and environmental justice in the forests: The challenge of 'strong law enforcement' in corrupt conditions
U4 Issue | Jun 2013
Widespread illegal forest activities have contributed to deforestation, forest degradation, economic losses to nations and injustices for forest ...
REDD+, Forest governance, Corruption, Anti-corruption, Law enforcement, natural resource management, Indonesia, Cameroon
Book Chapter | Jan 2011
This law and society reader taps a rich and diverse literature to compare and contrast the legal experience of many different cultures and nations. Drawing ...
Journal Article | Jul 2011
Across Latin America, debates and practice around indigenous law provide a window on shifting relations between indigenous movements, states, and international ...
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
CMI Report | Dec 2017
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its independence ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Legal Reconstruction in Afghanistan. Rule of law, Injustice, and Judicial Mediation Antonio De Lauri
Afghanistan, law, anthropology, judicial practice, judicial mediation
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Anthropologists are chronologically only the latest to have adopted justice (and injustice) as an object of (critical) inquiry. Even among anthropologists, ...
Afghanistan, law, value, justice, violence
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
This study seeks to assess the formal provisions of the law regulating the appointment and conditions of service of judges across eleven legal systems ...
Law, Courts, Judicial system, Africa: Malawi
Project | Jan - Dec 2003
Course at Faculty of Law, University of Bergen. The course focuses on current refugee law and issues and is taught as part of the international student ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
The Afghan normative scenario is composed of customary practices, shari’a principles, laws promulgated by the state and international law. Studies ...
Afghanistan, law, custom, judicial practice
CMI Brief | Jun 2018
The family law in Sudan, legalises child marriage, stipulates a wife’s obedience to her husband, and gives the male guardian veto power on women’s ...
Women in politics, Peacebuilding in Africa, Complementarity, Sudan
Project | Mar 2014 - Jun 2017
This project seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia ...
Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Yemen, Iran, Lebanon
Project | Jan - Dec 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 ...
CMI Report | Oct 2017
This report documents and analyzes two recent major reforms in Lebanese law whose purpose is to further gender equality for women in Lebanon: (I) the ...
women's rights, marriage, divorce, domestic violence, Lebanon