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    • Introduction 

      Søreide, Tina; Williams, Aled (Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges, Chapter, 2014-03-01)
      There are many reasons why there are differences across the globe in terms of how well opportunities for development and a good life are secured. One of the things we know, however, is that grabbing, and perceived risks ...
    • Introduction to public sector ethics 

      Amundsen, Inge (Research report, 2009-02-01)
      This paper is the introduction chapter to the compendium on Public Sector Ethics , which is the second of three compendiums developed as a part of the institutional cooperation agreement between the Centro de Estudos e ...
    • Introdução à Ética no Sector Público 

      Amundsen, Inge (Research report, 2009-03-01)
      This paper is the Portuguese version of the introduction chapter to the compendium on Public Sector Ethics; Introdução à Ética no Sector Público . O cooperação institucional entre o Centro de Estudos e Investigação ...
    • Investigate without peril: How to support investigative journalism in East Africa? 

      Bohnstedt, Andrea (U4 Brief 2011:9, Report, 2011-09-01)
      Investigative journalism distinguishes itself from regular journalism by its depth and subject matter, often involving crime, political corruption or corporate wrongdoing. It can play an essential role in a country’s ...
    • Iron fist politics in Colombia: A panorama of destruction 

      Vallejo, Catalina (CMI Brief vol. 11 no. 1, Report, 2012-01-23)
      During the last decade many Latin American countries have resorted to mano dura (iron fist) politics and militarisation to combat crime, drugs and subversion. The high number of killed, injured and displaced persons in ...
    • Irregular Migration or Human Trafficking? The Realities of Cross-border Population Mobility in Western Sudan 

      Yahya, Abdelmageed M. (Report, 2020-03-01)
      A new public discourse labels irregular migration as human trafficking. The new discourse has been shaped by emerging globalized migration patterns and the increased securitization of Europe’s borders. This brief ...
    • Is Bonded Labor Voluntary? A Framework against Forced Work 

      Villanger, Espen (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2006)
      UN estimate that 20 million are held in bonded labor. Several economic analyses assert that bonded laborers accept these contracts voluntarily, which could imply that a ban would make such laborers worse off. We question ...
    • Is Bonded Labor Voluntary? Evidence from the Liberation of the Kamaiyas in the Far-Western Region of Nepal 

      Villanger, Espen (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2006)
      The UN estimates that 20 million are held in bonded labor. Several economic analyses assert that bonded laborers accept these contracts voluntarily, which could imply that a ban would make such laborers worse off. We ...
    • Is Fredskorpset an effective instrument for strengthening civil society in developing countries? 

      Tjønneland, Elling N. (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 1, Report, 2016-01-01)
      Fredskorpset, or FK Norway, is one of the instruments for Norwegian development aid support to civil society in developing countries. It promotes mutual learning and sharing of experiences between organisations in different ...
    • Is it the Fault of NGOs Alone? Aid and Dependency in Eastern Sudan 

      Assal, Munzoul A. M. (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2008: 5, Working paper, 2008-06-01)
      Scholars of development studies have long debated the efficacy of humanitarian assistance in the Sudan, especially in eastern Sudan, where humanitarian agencies have been working for more than two decades. Questions about ...
    • Is it wrong to rank? A critical assessment of corruption indices 

      Søreide, Tina (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2006)
      This paper emphasizes the importance of collecting information on corruption, while still stressing critical aspects of the most applied sources of such information, the cross-country composite corruption indices. Are these ...
    • Is mutual accountability feasible? A conceptual discussion with policy implications 

      Hechler, Hannes; Tostensen, Arne (U4 Issue 2012:11, Research report, 2012-12-14)
      Mutual accountability is one of five principles of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness. Yet comparatively little has been written about this principle and how it is operationalised. It remains ill-defined and poorly ...
    • Is worker effort higher in church-based than in government health facilities? 

      Lindkvist, Ida; Mæstad, Ottar (CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 11, Report, 2011-10-25)
      A study of diagnostic effort documents low worker effort in both churchbased and government health facilities. Despite a strong perception among patients about good medical quality in church-based health clinics, health ...
    • Islam and gender in Europe: Subjectivities, politics and piety 

      Editorial (Feminist Review no. 98, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-01)
      'Is Islam reconcilable with feminism?' asks Haideh Moghissi (1999), echoing a concern that is currently dramatized in numerous ways across and beyond Europe. The growing presence and visibility of Muslims in European liberal ...
    • Islam, menneskerettigheter og utviklingsprosesser 

      Gule, Lars (Rapport, Research report, 1991)
      Denne studien undersøker islams forhold til menneskerettighetene og muligheten for en utvikling av islamsk tenkning til også å omfatte den moderne menneskerettighetstanken. Med utgangspunkt i framveksten av forskjellige ...
    • Islamic Feminism, a public lecture 

      Tønnessen, Liv (CMI Sudan Working Paper SWP 2014:1, Working paper, 2014-11-07)
      The programme Assisting Regional Universities in Sudan and South Sudan (ARUSS) aims to build academic bridges between Sudan and South Sudan. The overall objective is to enhance the quality and relevance of teaching and ...
    • Islamic women's organisations on the West Bank 

      Kjøstvedt, Hilde (CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 8, Report, 2011-10-25)
      Islamic organisations’ role in improving women’s position in society is often dismissed. Instead, they are believed to be devoted to charitable work and entrench patriarchal structures in line with traditional religious ...
    • 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 ...
    • "It's all about money": Urban-rural spaces and relations in Maputo, Mozambique 

      Tvedten, Inge (Canadian Journal of African Studies, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-01)
      Within the anthropological urban scholarship on sub-Saharan Africa, there is a shared notion of the continued, and in some cases reemerging, importance of rural spaces, values and relations in cities and towns. In Mozambique's ...