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CMI Report | 1999

Social Relations of Poverty: A Case-Study from Owambo, Namibia

Evidence from a number of quantitative studies on poverty in Namibia suggests that poverty is widespread, albeit unevenly distributed. The relatively high GDP per capita conceals wide income differentials by...
Inge Tvedten and Selma Nangulah (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:5) 59 p.
Edited Book | 1998

Women and Islamization, Contemporary Dimensions of Discourse on Gender Relations

The current Islamic revival is frequently associated with fundamentalism and radical politics. This reinforces Western perceptions of Islamic women as victims of a sexist and reactionary rule. What many outsiders...
Karin Ask, Marit Tjomsland (1998)
Oxford: Berg 199 p.
CMI Report | 1997

Women and islamisation- carving a new space in muslim societies

(Forthcoming 1998 under the title: Women and Islamisation. Contemporary Dimensions of Discourse on Gender Relations by Berg Publishers, Oxford/New York)
Karin Ask and Marit Tjomsland (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:3) 141 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1996

Income-generating programmes in Pakistand and Malawi: A comparative perspective

This paper reviews income-generating programmes in Pakistan and Malawi organised by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). It compares the different strategies chosen by the NRC regarding project design and the...
Are Knudsen and Kate Halvorsen (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:3) 16 p.
Book Chapter | 1993

Ishq aur Mohabbat: Ideas about love and friendship in a northern Pakistani community

(Cross-cultural perspectives on women series vol. 8)
Karin Ask (1993)
in Broch-Due, Vigdis, Ingrid Rudie & Tone Bleie (eds.): Carved flesh cast selves. Gendered symbols and social practices. Oxford/ Providence: Berg Publisher pp. 207-223
Book Chapter | 1993

Aspects of androgyny

(Cross-cultural perspectives on women series vol. 8)
Tone Bleie (1993)
in Broch-Due, Vigdis, Ingrid Rudie & Tone Bleie (eds.): Carved flesh cast selves. Gendered symbols and social practices. Oxford/ Providence: Berg Publisher pp. 257-282
Edited Book | 1993

Carved flesh cast selves. Gendered symbols and social practices

Vigdis Broch-Due, Ingrid Rudie and Tone Bleie (eds.) (1993)
Oxford/ Providence: Berg Publisher 297 p.
Journal Article | 1993

Silence speak louder than claims: Gender, household and agriculture development in Southern Africa

Gisela Geisler (1993)
in World Development vol. 21 pp. 1965-1980
Journal Article | 1993

Wives and Traders: Women's Careers in Ghanaian Canoe Fisheries

Ragnhild Overå (1993)
in Maritime Anthropological Studies (MAST) vol. 6 pp. 110-135
DERAP Working Paper | 1992

"Kvinner i utvikling" i Gambia. Nye kjønnsrelasjoner med hjelp fra Verdensbanken?

The paper discussed whether it is likely that the agricultural and the health component in a large, recently started Women in development project in the Gambia will be able to...
Heidi Skramstad (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1992: 2) 25 p.
Journal Article | 1992

Who is losing out? Structural adjustment, gender and the agricultural sector in Zambia

Gisela Geisler (1992)
in Journal of Modern African Studies vol. 30 no. 1 pp. 113-139
CMI Report | 1992

Negotiating the "in-between". Modernizing practices and identities in post-colonial Tunisia

The study focuses on the Tunisian post-colonial process of modernization and its effects on Tunisians of different generations, gender, and educational backgrounds. Interviews with illiterates as well as university graduates...
Marit Tjomsland (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1992:10) 201 p.
CMI Report | 1991

The gendered state: A review of some recent studies on women and the state

Kate Halvorsen (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1991:1) 29 p.
CMI Report | 1991

Discources of gender and caste in rural South India: An analysis of the ideology of impurity

Karin Kapadia (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1991:4) 43 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1991

The gendered state: A review of some recent studies on women and the state

This working paper is an analytical review of four recent studies on "women and the state" or the gendered state. Three of these books include studies from countries in Africa...
Kate Halvorsen (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 1) 29 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1991

Discourses of gender and caste in rural South Asia. An analysis of the ideology of impurity

This paper focuses on ideology, gender and caste in Tamilnadu, South India. First the epistemological grounding of a critical feminist theory of ideology is considered. The importance of the concept...
Karin Kapadia (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 4) 43 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Prostitute as metaphor in gender construction; a Gambian setting

The empirical base of the paper is a Gambian multiethnic urban context. It is discussed how the label prostitute seems to be used as a metaphor for improper handling of...
Heidi Skramstad (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990:11) 25 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

The vagaries of descent-reckoning: Father's right is mother's loss

"Pure" matrilineal systems are said to be "doomed" because they are incompatible with economic growth. The author argues that descent systems are not always changed by forces beyond control but...
Gisela Geisler (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990: 13) 19 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Moving with tradition: The politics of marriage amongst the Toka of Zambia

"Tradition" has neither been static or blissful, nor are colonial powers to be blamed entirely for its "decline". The historical analyses of the marriage "traditions" of the Toka from the...
Gisela Geisler (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990: 14) 24 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

The relationship between the state, family and household. Consequences for women's participation in the education system in Kerala, India

The theme of this working paper is gender and education in India, and more specifically the question why there is significantly higher participation of females in the education system in...
Kate Halvorsen (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working paper D 1990:2) 34 p.