Latin America

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Wenche Iren Hauge

Wenche Iren Hauge

Senior Researcher


Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Hauge, Wenche Iren (2019) Gender dimensions of DDR – beyond victimization and dehumanization: tracking the thematic, International Feminist Journal of Politics. DOI: 10.1080/14616742.2019.1673669.
Hoelscher, Kristian (2017) Institutional Reform and Violence Reduction in Pernambuco, Brazil, Journal of Latin American Studies 49(4): 855–884.
Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora & Kristian Hoelscher (2017) The Reframing of the War on Drugs as a “Humanitarian Crisis”: Costs, Benefits and Consequences, Latin American Perspectives 44(4): 168–182.
Hauge, Wenche Iren (2009) A Latin American Agenda for Peace, International Peacekeeping 16(5): 685–698.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Kyle Beardsley (2004) Nosy Neighbors - Third-party Actors in Central American Conflicts, Journal of Conflict Resolution 48(3): 379–402.
Reinton, Per Olav (1969) The Legitimacy of Latin American Integration, America Latina(4): 3–25.
Reinton, Per Olav (1967) International Structure and International Integration, the Case of Latin America, Journal of Peace Research 4(4): 334–365.
Galtung, Johan; Simon Schwartzman & Manuel Mora y Araujo (1966) El sistema latino-americano de naciones: un analysis estructural [The Latin American System of Nations: A structural analysis], America Latina(1): 59–94.


Book Chapter

Jørgensen, Rune D. (1973) Latin-Amerika. Utviklingen fra 1970-1973 [Latin America. The Development 1970-1973], in Sosialistisk Årbok. Oslo: PAX.
Galtung, Johan; Manuel Mora y Araujo & Simon Schwartzman (1972) The Latin American System of Nations: A Structural Analysis, in Conflict Control and Conflict Resolution. Copenhagen: Munksgaard.
Reinton, Per Olav (1970) International Structure and International Integration, the Case of Latin America, in Yale H. Ferguson, ed., Contemporary Inter-American Relations: a reader in theory and issues. New York: Prentice Hall.

Non-refereed Journal Article

Popular Article

Hoelscher, Kristian; Hanne Cecilie Geirbo; Ingrid Nytun Christie; Lisbet Harboe & Sobah Abbas Petersen (2016) Hvilken vei skal byene gå? [Which Way Will Cities Go?], Dagsavisen, 18 October.
Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora & Julieta Lemaitre (2015) From IDPs to Victims in Colombia: Transition from Humanitarian Crisis through Law Reform?, Reliefweb, 1 December.
Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora & Julieta Lemaitre (2015) Beyond Sexual Violence: Gendered Political Insecurity as a Threat to Peace, IntLawGrrls, 8 April.
Hauge, Wenche Iren (2008) Fred på latin-amerikansk [Latin American Peace], Dagbladet, 15 August.

PRIO Policy Brief

Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora & Kristian Hoelscher (2016) Is the War on Drugs a “Humanitarian Crisis”?, PRIO Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.

Blog Posts

A Venezuelan Incident: Maduro and the Politics of Latin American Drones

Posted by Bruno Oliveira Martins & Kristin B. Sandvik on Saturday, 11 August 2018

On 4 August 2018, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s speech at a military parade in Caracas was interrupted by the sound of two explosions. Maduro’s camp immediately claimed that the explosions resulted from a failed assassination attempt by drones carrying explosives. Although the nature of the incident remains disputed, and is ... Read more »

Is The War on Drugs a Humanitarian Crisis?

Posted by Kristin B. Sandvik & Kristian Hoelscher on Friday, 18 March 2016

Humanitarian actors increasingly look to frame the failure of the War on Drugs as an imperative for renewed engagement in Latin America. When leaders meet at UNGASS 2016 in April, legalization will be central in discussions, but issues of humanitarian encroachment should also be on the table. In Latin America, ... Read more »