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CMI Working Paper | 2013

Intergenerational determinants of occupational choice: The case of international labor migration from Nepal

We study the deep determinants of occupational choice, with a focus on what appears to be a particularly profitable pathway out of poverty, overseas labor migration. To what extent is this choice...
Magnus Hatlebakk (2013)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2013:2)
Book Chapter | 2010

Multiculturalism and religious legislation in Sweden

In view of the growing influence of religion in public life on the national and international scenes, Muslim Diaspora in the West constitutes a timely contribution to scholarly debates and...
Anne Sofie Roald (2010)
in Haydeh Moghissi and Halleh Ghorashi, eds.: Muslim diaspora in the West. Negotiating gender, home and belonging. Surrey/Burlington: Ashgate pp.55-72
CMI Working Paper | 2010

Caste, local networks and lucrative jobs: Evidence from rural Nepal

We study how local connections to persons in influential positions affect access to lucrative international migrant jobs and attractive government employment. In rural Nepal, it would not be surprising if...
Magnus Hatlebakk, Vegard Iversen, Gaute Torsvik (2010)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2010: 3) 25 p.
Journal Article | 2007

When Men do Women's Work: Structural Adjustment, Unemployment and Changing Gender Relations in the Informal Economy of Accra, Ghana

Economic crisis and structural adjustment in Ghana have put large numbers of formal sector employees and civil servants out of work. This informalisation process has gendered consequences. Unemployed people, rural-urban...
Ragnhild Overå (2007)
in Journal of Modern African Studies vol. 45 no. 4 pp. 539-563
CMI Working Paper | 2007

When Neighbours Become Killers: Ethnic Conflict and Communal Violence in Western Uganda

Across Africa land rights conflicts are escalating between indigenous and migrant ethnic groups. This paper analyses the communal violence that took place in connection with an ethnicised land redistribution in...
Rune Hjalmar Espeland (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2007: 3) 15 p.
Master's Thesis | 2006

When Neighbours become Killers. Land Redistribution, Ethnicity and Communal Violence in Kibaale District, Uganda

The point of departure is a local incident of ethnic violence in Kibaale District in western Uganda. Very few people were killed, yet it received enormous attention in the media...
Rune Hjalmar Espeland (2006)
Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of Master of Social Anthropology.. Bergen: University of Bergen 145 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2005

'Money has no Name': Informalisation, Unemployment and changing Gender Relations in Accra, Ghana

Economic crisis and structural adjustment in Ghana have put large numbers of formal sector employees and civil servants out of work. This informalisation process has gendered consequences. Unemployed people, rural-urban...
Ragnhild Overå (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper) 19 p.
Master's Thesis | 2005

Strained Fraternity. Identity Formations, Migration and Social Transformation among Sri Lankan Tamils in Tamil Nadu, India

This dissertation deals with the situation of the Sri Lankan refugees who have fled to the Indian State of Tamil Nadu - primarily due to the escalating civil war. Their...
Nicolay Paus (2005)
Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Cand.Polit. Degree in Social Anthropology. Bergen: University of Bergen. Department of Social Anthropology 255 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2004

Rural-urban linkages in sub-Saharan Africa: Contemporary debates and implications for Kenyan urban workers in the 21st century

Despite the rapid rate of urbanisation in Africa, most migrants retain links to their rural origins. Many households pursue a circular migration strategy or are semi-permanently split in a rural...
Arne Tostensen (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2004: 4) 13 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Institutions, mobility and resilience in the Fante migratory fisheries of West Africa

The fishery of the Fante town Moree in Ghana and its network of migrants in West Africa is here understood as a social field, whose institutions are key to an...
Ragnhild Overå (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:2)
Book Chapter | 2000

Prolifération des institutions et performance économique: L'accès aux ressources des pêcheurs migrants á Pointe-Noire (Congo)

Eyolf Jul-Larsen (2000)
in Jean-Pierre Chauveau, Eyolf Jul-Larsen and Christian Chaboud (eds.): Les pêches piroguières en Afrique de l'Quest: Dynamiques institutionnelles: Pouvoirs, mobilités, marchés. Paris: Karthala pp. 167-203
Journal Article | 2000

Forced migration and dilemmas of humanitarian assistance: Challenges for applied research

Researching forced migration issues, in a war or post-war context, poses numerous problems. Defining a forced migrant is not always easy, and there is often a large gap between ideal...
Arne Strand and Sultan Barakat (2000)
in Norsk geografisk tidsskrift vol. 54 no. 3 pp. 134-136
CMI Working Paper | 1999

Access regimes and institutions: The economic organisation of the migrant Popo fishermen of Pointe- Noire, Congo

Within Popo society in Pointe Noire, Congo, fishermen sell their fish to their wives at a price slightly below the local market price. The wives process the fish and re-sell...
Turid Bøe (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:8) 36 p.
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.