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Book Chapter | 1994

Responsiveness and accountability in Botswana politics: Do democratic institutions matter?

Andreas Danevad (1994)
in Mette Masst et al. (eds.): State and locality. Proceedings of the NFU Annual Conference 1993. Oslo: University of Oslo pp. 181-210
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.
CMI Working Paper | 1994

Do interest groups matter in economic policy- making? Reflections from a Zambian case study.

The current debate within development research strongly emphasise the role of interest groups in developing and sustaining democratic and liberal economic reforms. With this debate as its point of departure,...
Lise Rakner (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1994:4)
CMI Report | 1994

Human rights violations and the paradox of democratic transition. A study of Chile and Argentina

This comparative analysis of recent transitions to democracy in Argentina and Chile examines (1) the impact of the type of transition on democratic consolidation; (2) how resolving the problem of...
Elin Skaar (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1994:5)
CMI Report | 1993

A hobbled democracy. The Kenya general elections 1992

On 29 December 1992 the first multi-party elections since 1966 were held in Kenya. This report provides a critical assessment of the circumstances surrounding that event. The irregularities and problems...
Bård-Anders Andreassen, Gisela Geisler and Arne Tostensen (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1993:5) 46 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1993

Hvorfor har militæret fortsatt makten i Burma?

This paper seeks to explain why the military has remained in power in Burma after the country-wide uprising for democracy in 1988. It is argued that a theoretical approach has...
Andreas Danevad (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1993:2) 27 p.
CMI Report | 1993

Development planning and the importance of Democratic Institutions in Botswana

This study takes an extended look at Botswana, a country which is found to depart from the common pattern of African states and therefore may be considered as something of...
Andreas Danevad (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1993:7) 166 p.
Journal Article | 1993

Fair? What has fairness got to do with it? Vagaries of election observation and democratic standards

Gisela Geisler (1993)
in Journal of Modern African Studies vol. 31 no. 4 pp. 613-637
Book Chapter | 1993

The political theory of the Islamic Republic of Iran- modern or anti-modern?

Lars Gule (1993)
in Gule, Lars & Oddvar Storebø (eds.): Development and modernity. Perspectives on western theories of modernisation. Bergen: Ariadne pp. 273-291
CMI Report | 1992

Setting a standard for Africa? Lessons from the 1991 Zambian elections

This report provides an assessment of the transition to a multi-party system of government in Zambia. The first section gives a general background to processes of democratisation in Africa, while...
Bård-Anders Andreassen, Gisela Geisler and Arne Tostensen (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1992:5) 137 p.
CMI Report | 1992

Trade unions in processes of democratisation. A study of party labour relations in Zamiba

This report assesses the role of labour in the recent transition to multi-party rule in Zambia. The main question considered is to what extent labour, through its policy-making organ the...
Lise Rakner (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1992:6) 177 p.
Journal Article | 1991

New rural institutions built on tradition? Ethiopian peasants need a democratic reconstruction

Siegfried Pausewang (1991)
in Sociologia Ruralis no. 2 pp. 184-198
DERAP Working Paper | 1991

Rural conditions for democracy in Ethiopia

The paper offers a contribution to the analysis of the peasant-state relationship, based on experiences from Ethiopia. It argues that in a country where the peasants represent almost 90 per...
Siegfried Pausewang (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 5) 18 p.