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Journal Article | forthcoming 2021
in South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies vol. 44 no. 4
Sudan Working Paper | Nov 2020
The world has witnessed rapid urbanization and an increased number of women migrating in a phenomenon known as the femininization of migration. Urban areas are becoming extremely overcrowded and overburdened,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2020:3) 48 p.
Journal Article | Nov 2020
The association between British colonial rule and lower levels of corruption is often emphasized in legal origins literature (La Porta et al., 2008). However, given the historical context of Africa, we hypothesize...
in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization vol. 179
Book Chapter | Sep 2020
in Antonio De Lauri: Humanitarianism: Keywords. Leiden: Brill pp. 200-202
Report in External Series | Sep 2020
This report provides an understanding of how temporary governance during major political transitions is structured and how it works in practice. Interim governance arrangements are the exercise of public power...
Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (Edinburgh Dialogues on Post-Conflict Constitution Building) 45 p.
Book | Sep 2020
Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam, co-published by NIAS Press and the University of Hawai'i Press (Paperback February 2021)
This remarkable and timely ethnography explores how fishing communities living on the fringe of the South China Sea in central Vietnam interact with state and religious authorities as well as...
NIAS Press and the University of Hawai'i Press
CMI Brief | Jul 2020
20 years ago the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1325. The resolution underscored the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and called for their...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:08) 6 p.
Journal Article | Jul 2020
We argue that polygyny creates a social imbalance where few, economically well-off men marry many wives and many poor men marry late or never. By definition, polygyny produces what we...
in Journal of Conflict Resolution vol. 64 no. 2-3 pp. 402-431
CMI Insight | Mar 2020
In recent years, China has significantly increased its development interventions. China is now among the major providers of aid to Africa. Foreign aid has become an important tool in the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight 2020:1) 8 p.
Report in External Series | Feb 2020
The evaluation has looked at Norway's engagement in South Sudan during the period 2011-2018 (with a look back to 2005). The evaluation has assessed the effects of the total Norwegian...
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Reports no. Report 3/2020) 130 p.
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2020
Countries in Latin America, Asia, and Africa exposed to the environmental consequences of climate change are predicted to see voluntary and forced internal migration on an unprecedented scale in the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2020:2)
Journal Article | Feb 2020
The article addresses the consolidation and rise of the Southern Transitional Council in South Yemen and their push for access to a seat at the table of Yemen’s peace talks....
Forster, Robert. 'Independence or Frontlines: Securing Southern Representation in Yemen's Peace Talks', Babylon: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier, Vol. 17, No. 2 (2019), pp. 8-21
Book | Jan 2020
(In Press/October 2020) Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam
Copenhagen: NIAS Press 288 p.
Book Chapter | Jan 2020
in Ina Kubbe, Aiysha Varraich: Corruption and Informal Practices in the Middle East and North Africa. Routledge pp. 172-187
Journal Article | Jan 2020
Value Added Tax (VAT) has emerged as one of the main modes of raising tax revenue worldwide, but has significantly underperformed as a revenue source in African countries. To improve...
in World Development vol. 128
Book Chapter | Jan 2020
Outlining historical and contemporary processes of political and economic change in Mozambique’s capital city Maputo, and juxtaposing these with an ethnography of social positons and human agency, this chapter shows...
in Joël Noret: Social Im/mobilities in Africa. Ehnographic Approaches. London: Berghahn Books
Journal Article | 2019
in Health and Human Rights Journal vol. 21 no. 2 pp. 1-6
Book Review | 2019
Steeped in Heritage: The Racial Politics of South African Rooibos Tea. Ives, Sarah Fleming. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017
in Anthropology of Work Review vol. 40 no. 2 pp. 127-128
Journal Article | 2019
Currently, around seven million people are affected by migration and displacement to, from, and through Sudan. Nearly one million people are seeking refuge inside Sudan’s borders from neighboring and regional...
in POMEPS Studies : Youth Politics in the Middle East and North Africa. vol. 36
Book Chapter | 2019
The final chapter summarises some of the findings of the previous country analyses, against the background of the conceptual pair of extractive and power-preserving political corruption. It is argued that...
in Inge Amundsen (ed.): Political Corruption in Africa. Extraction and Power Preservation. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishers Ltd.