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Report in External Series | 1995

Urbanisation and Urban Policies in Namibia

(NEPRU Working paper 47)
Inge Tvedten, Aksier Pomuti (1995)
Windhoek: University of Namibia, Social Sciences Division (SSD Discussion Papers)
CMI Report | 1995

Coconuts and cultivation in the Philippines. A study of social formation in Candelaria, Quezon Province

This study gives a detailed account of coconut cultivation and the social formation of coconut cultivations in a specific locality in the Quezon province on the island of Luzon in...
Guro Skåre (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:4) 132 p.
CMI Report | 1992

Secondary and higher secondary school education in Bangladesh. Its growth and state expenditures: A time-series analysis of 1981-90.

This paper first identifies trends and patterns in the growth of the secondary and higher secondary schools in Bangladesh, while differentiating between the Islamic madrassa schools, and the general (mainstream)...
Mahmudul Alam (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1992:10) 23 p.
CMI Report | 1992

Economic reconstruction and the peasants in Ethiopia. Two papers presented at the symposium on the Ethiopian economy, with a postscript

The two papers present proposals for the economic reconstruction of Ethiopia, based on the interests of the peasants and other poor groups. In the first paper, Fantu Cheru outlines a...
Cheru Fantu and Siegfried Pausewang (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1992:3) 66 p.
Edited Book | 1992

Alltid fattig? Perspektiver på den tredje verdens fattigdom

Along with the ecological crisis and the threat of nuclear weapons, poverty is today's primary moral and political challenge. The response of the rich world is intermittent humanitarian action and...
Svein Gjerdåker and Arne Tostensen (eds.) (1992)
Bergen/ Oslo: CMI/ Cappelen 228 p.
Book Chapter | 1992

Complicance with economic and social human rights: Realistic evaluations and monitoring in the light of immediate obligations

The book chapter presents an analytical approach which contributes to a realistic framework for examining economic and social rights, even under conditions of perceived scarcity of available resources and limited...
Bård-Anders Andreassen, Alan G. Smith and Hugo Stokke (1992)
in Eide, Asbjørn & Bernt Hagtvet (eds.) : Human rights in perspective. A global assessment. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers pp. 252-267
DERAP Working Paper | 1992

Economic reconstruction and the peasants in Ethiopia. Two papers presented at the Symposium on the Ethiopian Economy, with a postscript

The two papers present proposals for the economic reconstruction of Ethiopia, basd on the interests of the peasants and other poor groups. In the first paper, Fantu Cheru outlines a...
Fantu Cheru and Siegfried Pausewang (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1992: 3) 66 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1991

Structural adjustment and poverty: The case of Malawi

Malawi has been regarded by the World Bank as a "strong adjuster", since the introduction of its first structural adjustment programme in 1981. This paper outlines the main effects of...
Wycliffe Chilowa (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 3) 14 p.
CMI Report | 1991

Food insecurity and coping strategies among the lower income urban households in Malawi

This paper highlights the main findings of a survey carried out amongst low income groups in Lilongwe and Blantyre, Malawi's two major cities. The survey covered employment and incomes, expenditure...
Wycliffe Chilowa (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1991:4) 22 p.
CMI Report | 1991

Structural adjustment and poverty

Wycliffe Chilowa (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1991:3) 14 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 fluid meanings of female circumcision in a multiethnic context in Gambia

The paper discusses female circumcision in Gambia. Special focus is put on the practice as it is performed by the two most numerous ethnic categories in Gambia, Mandinka and Fula,...
Heidi Skramstad (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990:12) 21 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 Publication | 1986

Poverty, choice and human rights in rural Bangladesh

Alan Smith (1986)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Publication 212)
DERAP Working Paper | 1981

The village, rural poverty and development. Policy issues

M. Raihan Sharif (1981)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper A 233) 24 p.