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CMI Report | 2001

From Global Village to Urban Globe. Urbanisation and Poverty in Africa: Implications for Norwegian Aid Policy

Some 52 per cent of Africa's population are expected to live in towns and cities by 2025. There is generally an unequivocal correlation between urbanisation and economic development and growth,...
Arne Tostensen, Inge Tvedten and Amin Y. Kamete (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:2) 99 p.
Journal Article | 2000

Forced migration and dilemmas of humanitarian assistance: Challenges for applied research

Researching forced migration issues, in a war or post-war context, poses numerous problems. Defining a forced migrant is not always easy, and there is often a large gap between ideal...
Arne Strand and Sultan Barakat (2000)
in Norsk geografisk tidsskrift vol. 54 no. 3 pp. 134-136
Book Chapter | 1999

Issues in contemporary refugee policies

Astri Suhrke and Aristide R. Zolberg (1999)
in Ann Bernstein: Myron Weiner: Migration and refugee policies. London/New York: Pinter pp. 143-180
Book Chapter | 1998

Safeguarding the institution of asylum

Astri Suhrke (1998)
in United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Population Distribution and Migration: Population distribution and migration. New York: United Nations pp. 283-304
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Underdevelopment and labour migration: the contract labour system in Namibia

This volume reproduces, with minor changes, a set of previously published papers on the history of the origins, formation and evolution of the contract labour system in Namibia from first...
Richard Moorsom (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:10)
Book Chapter | 1997

Enviromental degradation, migration and the potensial for violent conflict

Astri Suhrke (1997)
in N.P. Gleditsch (ed.): Conflict and the environment. The Hague: Kluwer Law International/ Nordic Human Rights Publ pp. 1-18
Book Chapter | 1996

Environmental change, migration and conflict: A lethal feedback dynamics?

Astri Suhrke (1996)
in Chester A. Crocker et al. (eds.): Managing global chaos: international cooperation in issues of displacement. Washington D.C: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace pp. 113-127
CMI Working Paper | 1995

Land reforms and land degradation in Tanzania. Alternative economic approaches

This paper uses as a point of departure the extensive soil erosion problems in the highland area of Western Tanzania. The first part of the paper focuses on the ongoing...
Arild Angelsen and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:3)
Book Chapter | 1995

Analysing the causes of contemporary refugee flows

Astri Suhrke (1995)
in Rob van der Erf & Liesbeth Heering (eds.): Causes of international migration. Proccedings of a workshop Luxembourg, 14-16 December 1994. Luxembourg: Office of Off. Publ. of the European Communities pp. 201-217
Book Chapter | 1995

Refugees and asylum in the muslim world

Astri Suhrke (1995)
in Robin Cohen (ed.): The Cambridge survey of world migration. Cambrigde: Cambrigde University Press pp. 457-460
CMI Report | 1994

Migrant fishermen in Congo: Tradition and modernity

This report presents an empirical analysis of the dynamics of the community of Béninois (Popo) migrant fishermen in Pointe-Noire. The treatment of historical data from the period prior to their...
Eyolf Jul-Larsen (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1994:6) 66 p.
Book Chapter | 1994

Analysing the causes of contemporary refugee flows

Astri Suhrke (1994)
in Rob van der Erf & Liesbeth Heering (eds.): Causes of international migration refugee flows. Brussels: Off. for official publications of the Euro. Comm pp. 201-221
Book Chapter | 1994

Towards a comprehensive refugee policy: Conflict and refugees in the post-Cold War world

Astri Suhrke (1994)
in W.R. Böhning & M.-L. Schloeter-Paredes (eds.): Aid in place of migration? Selected contributions to an ILO-UNHCR meeting. Geneva: International Labour Office pp. 13-38
Book Chapter | 1994

Refugees in Asia: Problems and practices of asylum for Indochinese and Afghan refugees

Astri Suhrke (1994)
in Miroslav Macura & David Coleman (eds.): International migration: Regional processes and responses. New York: United Nations pp. 149-161
Book Chapter | 1993

Medlemmene og de andre

The article is a chapter in a book on international migration. The article discusses two theoretical approaches, liberalism and communitarianism, to the question of membership, particularly how members deal with...
Hugo Stokke (1993)
in Suhrke, Astri & Svein Gjerdåker(eds.): Dagens folkevandringer. Berører de oss?. Bergen/ Oslo: CMI/ Cappelen pp. 244-262
Book Chapter | 1993

The "high-politics" of population movements: Migration, state and civil society in Southeast Asia

Astri Suhrke (1993)
in Myron Weiner (ed.): International migration and security. Boulder: Westview Press pp. 179-200
Edited Book | 1993

Pressure points. Environmental degradation, migration and conflict

Astri Suhrke (1993)
Cambridge: American Academy of Art and Science 41 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1992

Migration, state and civil society in Southeast Asia

The paper was prepared for a conference on the impact of international migration on the security and stability of states, which was organised by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, December...
Astri Suhrke (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report M 1992:4) 24 p.
Book Chapter | 1991

Between shamba and factory. Industrial labour migration in Kenya

Oscillatory labour migration is shown to predominate in the labour market in Kenya. Workers move periodically between the towns and the rural areas where their families live and cultivate small...
Arne Tostensen (1991)
in Peter Coughlin & Gerrishon K. Ikiara (eds.): Kenya's industrialization dilemma. Nairobi: Heinemann pp. 291-308
Book Chapter | 1990

Industrialization in Kenya: Quasi-Proletarianization and Labour Migration

This chapter adduces empirical evidence to show that the non-capitalist agricultural sector 'subsidises' industrial wages by relieving the capitalist manufacturing sector of a substantial part of the labourers' reproduction costs....
Arne Tostensen (1990)
in Meine Peter van Dijk & Henrik Secher Marcussen (eds.): Industrialization in the Third World: The Need for Alternative Strategies. London: Frank Cass pp. 105-122