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    • Social Rights Litigation as Transformation: South African Perspectives 

      Gloppen, Siri (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2005)
      The paper analyses the role of litigation as a strategy to fulfil the social rights laid down in the South African constitution. Critically examining litigation as a means to bring the constitutional provisions to life, ...
    • Social security, poverty dynamics and economic growth in Angola's smallholder agriculture 

      Jul-Larsen, Eyolf; Bertelsen, Bjørn Enge (CMI Report R 2011:5, Research report, 2011-08-01)
      A new Land Act introduced in Angola in 2004 demonstrates a genuine interest in the protection of the customary land rights of rural communities and underlines rural communities’ rights to their land. However, the documentation ...
    • Sociedade Civil em Angola: Incursões, Espaco Responsabilidade 

      Amundsen, Inge; Abreu, Cesaltina (Research report, Research report, 2007-10-22)
      Civil society is inherently weak in Angola, and the political and societal space for civil society is limited. Angolan authorities have not fully accepted civil society’s voice, watchdog and control functions, and the legal ...
    • Socio-Economic Effects of Gold Mining in Mali. A Study of the Sadiola and Morila Mining Operations 

      Jul-Larsen, Eyolf; Kassibo, Bréhima; Lange, Siri; Samset, Ingrid (Research report, Research report, 2006)
      In the last decade Mali has experienced a gold boom. Today Mali is Africa’s third largest producer of gold and has one of the world’s most gold-dependent economies. This study looks at how the advent of gold mining has ...
    • Socio-economic effects of HIV/AIDS in African countries 

      Isaksen, Jan; Songstad, Nils Gunnar; Spissøy, Arild (Research report, Research report, 2002)
      This desk study was commissioned by NORAD to review recent literature on socio-economic consequences of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa with focus on Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The report ...
    • Some reasons why capital does not flow from rich to poor countries 

      Nordås, Hildegunn Kyvik (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1997)
      This paper introduces endogenous adoption costs for productive assets in a Ramsey type growth model with international capital flows. There are two c1asses of productive assets: owner-specific and location-specific. Adoption ...
    • Son preference, number of children, education and occupational choice in rural Nepal 

      Hatlebakk, Magnus (CMI Working Paper WP 2012:8, Working paper, 2012-10-01)
      A unique family survey was conducted in Nepal to investigate the economic consequences of having a first-born girl. Women get more children, but we find no causal effect of number of children on economic outcomes. But ...
    • South African Manufacturing Industries - Catching up or Falling Behind? 

      Nordås, Hildegunn Kyvik (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1995)
      This paper argues that intraindustry trade with developed countries is an important source of technology transfer, and creates incentives to climb up the learning curve. South Africa has an industrial structure that could ...
    • South Sudan “arrivals” in the White Nile State (Sudan). Not citizens, not IDPs, not Refugees: What are they? 

      ElHassan, Idris Salim (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2016:7, Working paper, 2016-12-01)
      This paper discusses the living conditions of the so called “arrivals,”{1} South Sudanese refugees in Sudan, most of whom now reside in the White Nile State (58 %) and in Khartoum (23 %), and the rest of which live in ...
    • Special tribunal for Lebanon: Either peace or justice? 

      Knudsen, Are John (CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 1, Report, 2011-03-01)
      On 14 February 2005, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 members of his staff and security detail were killed by a massive bomb in downtown Beirut. The murder gave rise to the “Cedar Revolution,” the largest ...
    • Specialised anti-corruption courts: A comparative mapping 

      Schütte, Sofie Arjon; Stephenson, Matthew C. (U4 Issue 2016:7, Research report, 2016-12-01)
      Frustration with the capacity of the ordinary machinery of justice to deal adequately with corruption has prompted many countries to develop specialised anti-corruption institutions. While anti-corruption agencies with ...
    • Specialised anti-corruption courts: Indonesia 

      Schütte, Sofie Arjon (U4 Brief 2016:4, Report, 2016-07-01)
      The Indonesian Court for Corruption Crimes, or Tipikor court, has handled corruption cases for more than a decade. Initially there was only one Tipikor court in Jakarta, exclusively hearing cases from the Corruption ...
    • Specialised anti-corruption courts: Philippines 

      Stephenson, Matthew (U4 Brief 2016:3, Report, 2016-07-01)
      The Philippines' Sandiganbayan is the oldest specialised anti-corruption court in the world. Though established mainly to resolve corruption cases more expeditiously, the Sandiganbayan is plagued by delays and inefficiency. ...
    • Specialised anti-corruption courts: Slovakia 

      Stephenson, Matthew (U4 Brief 2016:2, Report, 2016-07-01)
      In 2003 Slovakia established a Special Court, subsequently renamed the Special Criminal Court (SCC), principally for corruption and organised crime cases. The SCC was a response to the domination of the ordinary lower ...
    • Specialised anti-corruption courts: Uganda 

      Schütte, Sofie Arjon (U4 Brief 2016:5, Report, 2016-07-01)
      The Uganda High Court has an Anti-Corruption Division (ACD) with original jurisdiction over all corruption and related cases. The main rationale for its establishment was the speedier resolution of corruption cases, and ...
    • Squeezing a balloon? Challenging the nexus between organised crime and corruption 

      Reed, Quentin (U4 Issue 2009:7, Research report, 2009-07-23)
      Corruption and organised crime are of great concern to the international community: while the first is regarded as one of the greatest barriers to development, the second is seen as a key threat to international security ...
    • State - Local Community Games of Forest Land Appropriation 

      Angelsen, Arild (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1997)
      This paper explores possible strategic interactions between the state and local community in games of tropical forest land appropriation. Two key questions are addressed. First, how does the structure of the game influence ...
    • Statistical evidence on social and economic exclusion in Nepal 

      Das, Arun K.L.; Hatlebakk, Magnus (Research report, Research report, 2009)
      The discourse on social exclusion in Nepal is very ideological, with some authors considering basically all Nepalis as socially excluded except for male Bahuns of hill origin. This is obviously not very useful for targeted ...
    • Stones on the Road: the Politics of Participation and the Generation of Crisis in Bolivia 

      McNeish, John-Andrew (Bulletin of Latin American Research vol. 25 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2006-01-01)
    • Strained Fraternity. Identity Formations, Migration and Social Transformation among Sri Lankan Tamils in Tamil Nadu, India 

      Paus, Nicolay (Master thesis, 2005-01-01)
      This dissertation deals with the situation of the Sri Lankan refugees who have fled to the Indian State of Tamil Nadu - primarily due to the escalating civil war. Their situation in India has been shaped by a series of ...