• Crescent and Sword: The Hamas Enigma 

      Knudsen, Are (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2004)
      This paper analyses the popular support to Hamas, the most important of the Palestinian Islamist movements today. The paper charts the movement’s historical ascendancy from a fringe Gaza-based group to a mainstream Islamist ...
    • From refugees to revolutionaries: Camp-based Palestinians in post-civil war Lebanon 

      Knudsen, Are (Global moments in the Levant. A Unifob Global research project, Chapter, 2010-08-01)
    • Hamas and the Quest for Palestinian Statehood 

      Knudsen, Are; Ezbidi, Basem (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2006)
      The Islamic Resistance Movement’s (Hamas) big win in the elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) marks the end of Fatah’s political hegemony. Having trumped Fatah in the elections, Hamas faces several domestic ...
    • Hamas kan ikke anerkjenne Israel 

      Knudsen, Are (Others, 2009-01-01)
    • Islamism in the diaspora: Palestinian refugees in Lebanon 

      Knudsen, Are (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2003)
      In recent years there has been increasing academic interest in Islamism in the Middle East, not least in Palestinian Islamism championed by groups such as Hamas and Islamic Jihad, which are waging a bloody war of attrition ...
    • Land dispute and death enmity in a Kohistani mountain village (Pakistan) 

      Knudsen, Are (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1998)
      This paper reconstructs the events that unleashed death enmity between two closely related men. Recounting this complex story from the angle of the contestants challenges simplistic cultural and material explanations of ...
    • Lebanon After the Cedar Revolution 

      Knudsen, Are; Kerr, Michael (Book, 2012-10-01)
      A comprehensive look at contemporary Lebanon and the ongoing attempts by Israel, Syria and Iran to influence its domestic affairs. Lebanon is the prisoner of its geography and its history, a prize for invaders since ...
    • License to kill: Honour killings in Pakistan 

      Knudsen, Are (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2004)
      Pakistan has one of the highest incidences of honour killings in the world. This is a major human rights issue that has received little attention outside of human rights groups and women activist networks. This paper ...
    • Life skills in non-formal contexts for adolescent girls in developing countries 

      Dupuy, Kendra; Bezu, Sosina; Knudsen, Are; Halvorsen, Sandra; Kwauk, Christina; Braga, Amanda; Kim, Helyn (CMI Report R 2018:6, Research report, 2018-04-01)
      Executive summary How can young women in developing countries best be prepared for success in their lives and livelihoods? Life preparation requires learning different types of knowledge and skills in formal, non-formal, ...
    • Non-formal girls’ life skills programming Implications for policy and practice 

      Kwauk, Christina; Braga, Amanda; Kim, Helyn; Dupuy, Kendra; Bezu, Sosina; Knudsen, Are (POLICY BRIEF, Research report, 2018-05-01)
      Research in developing countries demonstrates the importance of life skills for improving a range of outcomes for adolescent girls. These outcomes include improved psychosocial and mental health (e.g., emotional resilience, ...
    • Peacebuilding: Lessons for Afghanistan 

      Suhrke, Astri; Harpviken, Kristian Berg; Knudsen, Are; Ofstad, Arve; Strand, Arne (Research report, Research report, 2002)
      This report examines lessons from previous peacebuilding efforts in Afghanistan, and from other countries, in order to highlight issues of central relevance for the present phase of peacebuilding and economic recovery. It ...
    • Political Islam in South Asia 

      Knudsen, Are (Research report, Research report, 2002)
      This report analyses the growth of political Islam in South Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan and India’s Jammu and Kashmir Province). In Pakistan the failure of parliamentary democracy and the weakening of civil society have ...
    • Political Islam in the Middle East 

      Knudsen, Are (Research report, Research report, 2003)
      This report provides an overview of the political Islam in the Middle East, with a special emphasis on the Islamic resurgence in the Levant (Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria). Following an introduction ...
    • Precarious peacebuilding: Post-war Lebanon, 1990-2005 

      Knudsen, Are (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2005)
      This paper analyses Lebanon’s post-war period (1990–2005) from the perspective of peacebuilding and argues that the country’s precarious attempts at implementing a peacebuilding agenda must be sought internally in the ...
    • The Law, the Loss and the Lives of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon 

      Knudsen, Are (CMI Working Paper, Working paper, 2007)
      Lebanon has been a reluctant host to Palestinian refugees since 1948. A mainstay of Lebanese policies vis-à-vis the Palestinian refugees has been preventing their permanent integration and settlement in the country. The ...
    • Vi trenger et Midtøsten-tribunal 

      Knudsen, Are (Others, 2009-01-01)