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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.
CMI Report | 1990

Prostitute as metaphor in gender construction; a Gambian setting

Heidi Skramstad (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1990:11) 25 p.