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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
Journal Article | Jul 2020
Fighting Wildlife Trafficking: An Overview of the EU’s Implementation of Its Action Plan Against Wildlife Trafficking
Illegal wildlife trade is one of the most profitable criminal activities. Illegal wildlife usually comes from African and Asian countries, with destination countries including China, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Singapore. However,...
in Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy vol. 23 no. 1 pp. 62-81
Report in External Series | May 2020
The purpose of the evaluation is to provide an overall assessment of the extent to which Sida’s model for bilateral research cooperation builds research capacity in low-income countries. The assessment...
Stockholm: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida Evaluation)
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.
Journal Article | 2019
High levels of faith and finance have been invested in REDD+ as a promising global climate change mitigation policy. Since its inception in 2007, corruption has been viewed as a...
in The Journal of Development Studies vol. 55 no. 10 pp. 2129-2144
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2019
Evalueringer har få venner – men de fleste i bistandsbransjen erkjenner at de er nødvendige. Utenriksdepartementet og Norad – som de fleste andre institusjoner – liker egentlig ikke å bli kikket...
Bistandsaktuelt Mai 2019
Journal Article | 2019
A Triad of Confrontation: State Discipline, Buddhist Purification, and Indiscipline as a Local Strategy in Central Vietnam
In the village of Sa Huỳnh, state, fishers, and Buddhist clergy draw from semiotic ideologies but often employ a common political language, rarely agreeing on its meaning. Highlighting different structural...
in Journal of Contemporary Ethnography vol. 48 no. 2 pp. 183-208
Journal Article | 2017
Fishermen and Territorial Anxieties in China and Vietnam: Narratives of the South China Sea beyond the Nation Frame
In the geopolitical conflict over the South China Sea (SCS), fishers are at the center of Chinese and Vietnamese cartographic imaginations that define the sea as either “Chinese” or “Vietnamese”...
in Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review vol. 6 no. 1 pp. 20-51
Book Chapter | 2016
in Philip Taylor: Connected and Disconnected in Vietnam: Remaking Social Relationships in a Post-socialist Nation. Canberra: Australian National University Press pp. 347-377
U4 Issue | 2016
Vietnam has become a key target for donor REDD+ investments. It has been estimated that the forest and climate scheme could generate an annual income of between USD 80-100 million,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2016:1) 45 p
U4 Issue | 2015
Wildlife trafficking is a growing global concern. It takes place in all regions of the world with those nations with high biodiversity being the source and the consumers of the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2015:11) 54 p.
Journal Article | 2015
The South China Sea (SCS) is a conflict‐ridden international arena of rivalry between China, the USA, India, and the other ASEAN countries over sovereignty, resources and security. In this geopolitical...
in vol. 21 no. 2 pp. 230-249
Journal Article | 2012
in East Asia: An International Quarterly vol. 29 no. 1 pp. 25-41
Book Chapter | 2011
Theories of corruption incidence hold that sectors with a high degree of complexity are particularly prone to corruption because it is difficult for outsiders to effectively monitor service delivery (Klitgaard,...
in Susan Rose-Ackerman and Tina Søreide : The International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption . Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar pp. 478-498
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2010
Wikileaks-lekkasjen viser at USA og de allierte fører en krig de taper, slik avsløringene om Vietnamkrigen viste på 70-tallet. RAPPORTENE FRA AFGHANISTAN som ble lastet ned fra amerikanske militærservere og lekket...
Journal Article | 2010
The commemorations of historical figures, both public and private, have become a powerful tool for politicians and historians in Vietnam to reconfigure the past, national heroes, and revolutionary martyrs. One...
in Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia vol. 25 no. 1 pp. 1-28
Report in External Series | 2008
Aid Effectiveness to Infrastructure: A Comparative Study of East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa . Synthesis Paper
Responding to a renewed call for aid to economic infrastructure, the JBIC Institute launched a study on effectiveness of aid to infrastructure projects. While the analysis of the effectiveness of...
Tokyo: Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBICI Research Paper no. 36-4) 49 p.
Edited Book | 2008
This book offers fresh perspectives on the current aid effectiveness and aid relationship debates by focusing on the issue of ownership. The book explores aid relationships from a recipient point...
Houndsmille, Basingstoke/ N.Y.: Palgrave MacMillan 237 p.
Commissioned Report | 2003
Rural development in the coastal areas of Trieu Phong District, Quang Tri Province: Mid-term review May 2003
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Commissioned by the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Hanoi) 60 p. (Project supported by NORAD)