6. mai 2020 14:26
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) place a strong focus on "rule of law" and "good governance" in achieving sustainable development. But in practice these strategies often result in the expansion of degrading socio-ecological development practices.
28. apr. 2020 15:11
Selv om Covid-19 ennå ikke har fått ordentlig tak i Sør-Asia vil konsekvensene bli store, viser en ny rapport fra Verdensbanken. I India ser krisen ut til å avdekke et land fortsatt preget av fattigdom og mangelfullt helsevesen.
16. apr. 2020 09:23
The dream of a terra nullius, a place imagined as outside of societal constraints, law, and history has existed since the middle ages. But romanticizing the notion of a natural frontier can have deadly consequences for indigenous people.
Apr. 3, 2020 10:37 AM
'Critical junctures' are the scandals, crises or conflicts that can throw the status quo and power relations into the air, opening the door to previously unthinkable reforms. In Plagues and the Paradox of Progress, Thomas Bolloky argues that such events include health shocks: 'Encounters with infectious disease have played a key role in the evolution of cities, the expansion of trade routes, the conduct of war and participation in pilgrimages'.
1. apr. 2020 08:42
The global proliferation of extraction and plantation economies continue to shape profoundly unequal exchanges of resources and labor and wreak havoc on rural economies, ecologies, and social relations. Yet, people at the receiving end of these transformations are not without agency.