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We research law as an instrument of social change.
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’ ...
CMI Report | Jan 1993
The aim of this study is to review central debates on human rights within the social sciences and humanities with a view to enumerating the present state ...
Human rights, Economic development, Political development, Development aid, Reporting systems
CMI Brief | Jun 2017
Despite increased evidence of international lobbying groups working to restrict sexual and reproductive health and rights policies at international bodies ...
reproductive health, abortion, Latin America
Book Chapter | Oct 2011
Dialogic justice in the enforcement of social rights: Some initial arguments Roberto Gargarella Li
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
The Moderating influence of international courts on social movements: Evidence from the IVF case against Costa Rica
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Feminists and religious conservatives across the globe have increasingly turned to courts in their battles over abortion. Yet while a significant literature ...
Legal mobilization, abortion rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
The 1917 Mexican Constitution, which was adopted after a revolutionary period, decisively changed the history of Latin American constitutional- ism. Gradually, ...
development studies, development studies, law - academic, comparative law, constitutional and administrative law
Judicial protection of the right to health in Colombia: From social demands to individual claims to public debates
Journal Article | Jun 2010
Even in a region characterized by a number of countries with robust constitutions and judicial enforcement of social rights, Colombia stands out as a ...
The right to abortion in Tunisia after the revolution of 2011: Legal, medical and social arrangements seen through seven abortion stories
Journal Article | Dec 2019
In this article, we explore the effects that Tunisia’s post-revolutionary democratization process has had on the right to abortion, drawing on ethnographic ...
Edited Book | Jan 2014
The concept of juridification refers to a diverse set of processes involving shifts towards more detailed legal regulation, regulations of new areas, ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Rights with Bite: 20 Years of Human Rights Research at the Chr. Michelsen Institute Ivar Kolstad a
Event | 8 May 2012
Roberto Gargarella, Octavio Ferraz, Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Jayna Kothari, Anneken Sperr and Henriette Sinding Larsen compare and discuss research from Latin-America, India, Norway and Germany.
Book review of Andreassen, Bård A. and Gordon Crawford (eds.), 'Human Rights, Power and Civic Action: Comparative Analyses of Struggles for Rights in Developing Countries'
Book Review | Mar 2015
Review of Andreassen, Bård A. and Gordon Crawford (eds.), ‘Human Rights, Power and Civic Action: Comparative Analyses of Struggles for Rights ...
Human rights, power, civil society, General
Edited Book | Jan 2005
Human rights are currently an important area of research at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), as they have been for the past 20 years. This anthology ...
Human rights, Economic and social rights, democracy, democratization, development, party systems, truth comissions, reconcilliation, foreign policy, courts in transition, Africa: South Africa, Zambia., Asia: Bangladesh., Americas: Latin America
Book Chapter | Jan 1993
The chapter gives an overview of the state and trends of human rights in Nepal up to 1992. It covers the full range of rights from civil and political ...
Human rights, development, governance, yearbook, Nepal, South Asia
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
The chapter gives a broad overview of the state and trends of human rights in Pakistan up to 1993. It covers both civil and political rights and economic, ...
human rights, governance, development, political participation, Pakistan, South Asia
Book revew of Andreassen, Bård A. and Gordon Crawford (eds.), ‘Human Rights, Power and Civic Action: Comparative Analyses of Struggles for Rights in Developing Countries’
Book Review | Mar 2015
Book revew of Andreassen, Bård A. and Gordon Crawford (eds.), ‘Human Rights, Power and Civic Action: Comparative Analyses of Struggles for ...
human rights, power, civil society, General
Journal Article | Oct 2009
Human rights imply duties. The question is, duties for whom? Without a well-defined scheme for assigning duties correlative to human rights, these rights ...
Human rights, business ethics, corporate social responsibility (CSR)
Master's Thesis | Oct 2011
This thesis aims to investigate the conditions for legal enforcement of the right to food in Guatemala. In recent years there has been an increase in ...
Edited Book | Jan 1998
The tenth in a series of yearbooks, this edition contains articles on topical human rights issues as well as surveys of individual countries. A new feature ...