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Publications

Critiques of Human Rights, by Malcolm Langford.

  Malcolm Langford, Co-Director of Centre on Law and Social Transformation, has, written the article “Critiques of Human Rights” (Annual Review of Law and Social …

Social Rights Judgments and the Politics of Compliance. Making it stick.

Malcolm Langford, Co-Director of Centre on Law and Social Transformation, has, together with César Rodríguez-Garavito and Julieta Rossi, edited the book “Social Rights Jugdments and …

The Child’s Opinion and Position in Care Order Proceedings

Marit Skivenes has together with Anne-Mette Magnussen published an article on “The Child’s Opinion and Position in Care Order Proceedings: An Analysis of Judicial Discretion …

One step forward and many to the side: combating gender violence in Afghanistan, 2001-2014

This article by Torunn Wimpelmann (CMI)  offers some reflections on the efforts over the last decade to combat violence against women in Afghanistan through reforms …

Giving Effect to Children’s Right to Health in Colombia? Analysing the Implementation of Court Decisions Ordering Health System Reform

Despite major developments to provide conceptual clarity to the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights, research analysing the processes of implementing court …

Projects

INTPART – LawTransform: Effects of Rights & Law

The project “LawTransform: Effects of Rights & Law” aims to consolidate the Centre on Law & Social Transformation as a leading hub for scholarship on …

The Scandinavian rights revolution: Individual rights, civil society mobilization and democratic change.

The project explores how and whether civil society in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark have shifted to a rights-approach. An approach that can facilitate the use …

Law, Democracy and Welfare

Political, civil and social rights for citizens are prerequisites for a functioning democracy. Furthermore, legal developments in various areas of the welfare state have important implications …

Land Rights, Environmental Protection and Inclusive Development within India’s Federal System

India faces serious challenges in constructing development paths that are socially inclusive, ecologically sustainable and politically feasible. The main goal of the research project is to …

Regulating Religion: Secularism and Religious Freedom in the Global Era

The contemporary moment is marked by an unprecedented “faith” in the law (Comaroff 2009). The aim of this multidisciplinary project is to provide new and …