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Journal Article | 2016

Inter-generational Determinants of Migration Decisions: The Case of International Labour Migration from Nepal

The article explores the deep determinants of migration decisions, with a focus on what appears to be a particularly profitable pathway out of poverty: overseas labour migration. To what extent...
Magnus Hatlebakk (2016)
in Oxford Development Studies vol. 44 no. 1 pp. 93-112
Book Chapter | 2015

The European Court of Human Rights and Internal Relocation: An Unduly Harsh Standard?

Jessica Schultz (2015)
in Gauci Jean-Pierre, Giuffré Mariagiulia, and Tsourdi Evangelia (Lilian): Exploring the Boundaries of Refugee Law: Current Protection Challenges. Brill Nijhoff
Edited Book | 2015

Palestinian refugees: Identity, space and place in the Levant (Arabic edition)

More than four million Palestinian refugees live in protracted exile across the Middle East. Taking a regional approach to Palestinian refugee exile and alienation across the Levant, this book proposes...
Jaber Suleiman, Are Knudsen and Sari Hanafi (2015)
Doha, Qatar: The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies
Journal Article | 2014

Are Rural Youth in Ethiopia Abandoning Agriculture?

This study examines current land access and livelihood choices of rural youth in Southern Ethiopia. We found that youth in rural south have limited access to agricultural land because of...
Sosina Bezu, Stein Holden (2014)
in World Development vol. 64 no. 259-272
Report in External Series | 2014

Rural-urban Youth Migration and Informal Self-Employment in Ethiopia

Empirical studies in the migration literature indicate that migration is often welfare improving for the migrant. But it is also possible that youth migrants become more susceptible and less competitive...
Sosina Bezu, Stein Holden (2014)
Ås: Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Center for Land Tenure no. 01/2014
CMI Working Paper | 2014

Ungrateful children: migration intensity and remittances in Nepal

Poverty has declined dramatically in Nepal since the end of the conflict. The sharp increase in revenues primarily comes from remittances. From a household’s perspective, choosing the appropriate number of...
François Libois and Vincent Somville (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:8) 25 p.
Book Chapter | 2013

Nordic Multiculturalism: Commonalities and Differences

The five Nordic countries may be thought of as quite similar in many ways so that we would expect commonalities rather than differences among them. In order to test this...
Hugo Stokke (2013)
in Debating Multiculturalism in the Nordic Welfare States.
Book Chapter | 2013

Occluding Difference: Ethnic Identity and Shifting Zones of Theory on the Middle East and North Africa

Not so long ago, in the late 1970s, when the Middle East was in the oil boom era, on the brink of the Islamic revolution in Iran, the Russian invasion...
Nefissa Naguib (2013)
in Susan Slymovics and Sherin Hafez : State of the Art: Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa. . Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
Book Chapter | 2013

War and migration

The relationship between war(s) and migration is complicated by the fact that neither of the two are monolithic phenomena and the relationship between them is complex. Wars and other forms...
Are Knudsen, Arne Strand, and Erlend Paasche (2013)
in The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
CMI Working Paper | 2013

Intergenerational determinants of occupational choice: The case of international labor migration from Nepal

We study the deep determinants of occupational choice, with a focus on what appears to be a particularly profitable pathway out of poverty, overseas labor migration. To what extent is this choice...
Magnus Hatlebakk (2013)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2013:2)
Master's Thesis | 2012

Should I stay or should I go? An anthropological study of the Puerto Rican migration process

Stine Bøthun (2012)
Thesis submitted as partial fulfillment of the degree 'Master in social anthropology', Dept. of Social Anthropology, Univ. of Bergen. Bergen: The University 120 p. p.
Journal Article | 2011

Eating rice during Passover: Notes on Sephardic Egyptian

Hunger stimulates memory; when people become hungry they remember food. But there is more to memory than that: to remember may also be to make a stand against dehumanization. The...
Nefissa Naguib (2011)
in KULT vol. 8 no. 1
Report in External Series | 2011

Gender equality and development in Mozambique

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...
Inge Tvedten (2011)
Background article for the World Development Report 2012
Edited Book | 2011

Palestinian refugees: Identity, space and place in the Levant

More than four million Palestinian refugees live in protracted exile across the Middle East. Taking a regional approach to Palestinian refugee exile and alienation across the Levant, this book proposes...
Are Knudsen and Sari Hanafi, eds. (2011)
Routledge (Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict) 234 p.
Book Chapter | 2010

Multiculturalism and religious legislation in Sweden

In view of the growing influence of religion in public life on the national and international scenes, Muslim Diaspora in the West constitutes a timely contribution to scholarly debates and...
Anne Sofie Roald (2010)
in Haydeh Moghissi and Halleh Ghorashi, eds.: Muslim diaspora in the West. Negotiating gender, home and belonging. Surrey/Burlington: Ashgate pp.55-72
CMI Report | 2010

'A woman should not be the boss when a man is present'. Gender and poverty in Southern Mozambique

This is the third and final report in the series “Gender Policies and Feminisation of Poverty in Mozambique”, revealing a curious incongruity between often broad and sweeping statements about gender...
Inge Tvedten, Margarida Paulo, Minna Tuominen (2010)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2010:7) 50 p.
Journal Article | 2010

Networks, middlemen and other (urban) labour market mysteries

The purpose of this paper is to explore the roles of social networks and intermediares in recruitment and as instruments to control the workforce in lower end urban labour markets...
Vegard Iversen and Gaute Torsvik (2010)
in Indian Growth and Development Review vol. 3 no. 1 pp. 62-80
Doctoral Thesis | 2010

"In fifteen years, there'll be none of us left!" Attachments, resilience and migration among Bethlehem Christians."

Bård Helge Kårtveit (2010)
Bergen: University of Bergen 283 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2010

Caste, local networks and lucrative jobs: Evidence from rural Nepal

We study how local connections to persons in influential positions affect access to lucrative international migrant jobs and attractive government employment. In rural Nepal, it would not be surprising if...
Magnus Hatlebakk, Vegard Iversen, Gaute Torsvik (2010)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2010: 3) 25 p.
Commissioned Report | 2008

Inclusive growth in Nepal

We present the development of poverty rates for different castes and ethnic groups of Nepal, and find a strong relation between social exclusion, as defined by the caste system, and economic poverty....
Magnus Hatlebakk (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Commissioned report)