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    • The Taliban and the humanitarian soldier: Configurations of freedom and humanity in Afghanistan 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Anuac vol. 8 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-01)
      Humanitarian wars are a primary means of globally affirming a specific model of humanity, built according to the cultural, moral, and economic standards of Western democracies. How are forms of humanity produced in the ...
    • Priorities and challenges of Qatar’s Humanitarian Diplomacy 

      Barakat, Sultan (CMI Brief no. 2019:07, Report, 2019-08-01)
      This Policy Brief analyzes Qatar’s role in Humanitarian Diplomacy. It begins by defining the term Humanitarian Diplomacy and situating Qatar’s interventions within broader trends of humanitarianism in the Gulf sub-region. ...
    • Género e pobreza no periurbano Luandense 

      Nangacovie, Margareth; Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter (CMI Report R 2019:05, Research report, 2019-07-01)
      A pobreza das mulheres é um tópico relevante para a compreensão das condições materiais da população e a sua relação com o género. Esta categoria de análise permite perceber as particularidades e especificidades das dinâmicas ...
    • The role of ICT in property tax administration: Lessons from Tanzania 

      McCluskey, William; Huang, Chyi-Yun (CMI Brief no. 2019:06, Report, 2019-06-01)
      A key problem facing revenue administrations in many developing countries is that they operate manual paper-based recording systems. This is particularly the case for property taxation. Revenue leakages are common and occur ...
    • Advarer UD: Trosfrihetsstøtte kan oppfattes som misjon 

      Telle, Kari (Others, 2019-01-01)
    • Eksperter kritiske til UDs trossatsing 

      Telle, Kari (Others, 2019-01-01)
    • Zambia’s looming debt crisis – is China to blame? 

      Ofstad, Arve; Tjønneland, Elling (CMI Insight 2019:01, Report, 2019-06-01)
      Is China pressuring poor countries with debt? Debt trap diplomacy is a recent term that is used to describe Chinese loans for infrastructure and development in developing countries. Zambia is one of the countries where ...
    • Gendercide and marginalisation – An initial review of the knowledge base 

      Wang, Vibeke; Hatlebakk, Magnus; Tønnessen, Liv; Mæstad, Ottar; Telle, Kari (CMI Report R 2019:04, Research report, 2019-05-01)
    • The perfect enemy: From migrants to sexual minorities 

      Gloppen, Siri; Rakner, Lise (CMI Brief no. 2019:05, Report, 2019-05-01)
      Why did Poland´s conservative government, the Law and Justice Party, launch an attack on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people (LGBT) as part of their 2019 European Parliamentary elections campaign? The ...
    • Civil society’s role in petroleum sector governance: The case of Tanzania 

      Dupuy, Kendra; Rakner, Lise; Katera, Lucas (CMI Brief no. 2019:02, Report, 2019-05-01)
      Good governance in the management of natural resources is now recognized by scholars and policy makers as key to ensuring that countries can prevent and escape the resource curse and translate resource wealth into inclusive ...
    • Petroleum’s potential impact on future state-society relations in Tanzania 

      Dupuy, Kendra; Katera, Lucas (CMI Brief no. 2019:03, Report, 2019-05-01)
      Tanzanian citizens continue to have high expectations about the benefits that the country’s emerging petroleum sector will provide them with, yet they possess low knowledge about the sector. Policy makers should take ...
    • Cursed before production? 

      Dupuy, Kendra; Katera, Lucas (CMI Brief no. 2019:01, Report, 2019-02-01)
      Big discoveries of high value natural resources can have negative economic, political, and social effects long before full production of a resource begins. While Tanzania has already experienced some tensions around the ...
    • Taxation and tax reforms in Africa: Lessons from and for Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Conference object, 2019-04-01)
    • The commitment curve: Global regulation of business and human rights 

      Kirkebø, Tori Loven; Langford, Malcolm (Business and Human Rights Journal vol. 3 no. 2, July 2018, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-01)
      The divide between hard law and soft law approaches to global regulation of corporations in relation to human rights is partly based on empirical assumptions. Taking a step back, we assess the claims concerning the current ...
    • Why campaigns to stop child marriage can backfire 

      Muriaas, Ragnhild L.; Wang, Vibeke; Benstead, Lindsay J.; Dulani, Boniface; Rakner, Lise (CMI Brief no. 2019:04, Report, 2019-03-01)
    • Barns rettigheter i Norge - en måling 

      Langford, Malcolm; Kirkebø, Tori Loven (CMI Report R 2019:1, Research report, 2019-03-01)
      I denne rapporten stilles det spørsmål om hvordan vi kan måle implementering av barns rettigheter i Norge. Globale indekser erklærer ofte at Norge er verdens beste land å være barn i, og det er ikke kontroversielt å påstå ...
    • 'Goats eat where they are tied up': illicit and habitual corruption in Mozambique 

      Tvedten, Inge; Picardo, Rachi (Review of African Political Economy vol. 45 no. 158, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-01)
      The article shows that corruption is structural and omnipresent in Mozambican society, effectively legitimising corrupt practices at all levels. Using an anthropological approach, it argues that small-scale corruption has ...
    • Gender equality and development in Mozambique 

      Tvedten, Inge (Background article for the World Development Report 2012, Research report, 2011-01-01)
      This article outlines some of the main policies and interventions for economic development and gender equality in Mozambique since Independence in 1975, and assesses key implications for the positions of -  and relations ...
    • Public Anthropology in Changing Times 

      Borofsky, Robert; De Lauri, Antonio (Public Anthropologist vol. 1 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-01)
      Public anthropology is a collective aspiration shaped by generally shared values and intentions within significant sections of social and cultural anthropology. The impetus behind the creation of the journal Public ...