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CMI Working Paper | 1998

Why people pay taxes. The case of development levy in Tanzania

This study sheds light on some of the factors underlying tax compliance in local authorities in Tanzania with the help of original survey data. We use the experience of the...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1998:5)
Report in External Series | 1998

From rhetoric to reality: The role of aid in local peacebuilding in Afghanistan

Arne Strand, Haneef Atmar and Sultan Barakat (eds.) (1998)
York: University of York, Reconstruction & development 100 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

The evolution of private property rights in traditional agriculture: Theories and a study from Indonesia

The starting point of this paper is a universally observed tendency of common property to be replaced by private property in traditional agriculture. The paper seeks to explore the forces...
Arild Angelsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:6) 40 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

State-local community games of forest land appropriation

This paper explores possible strategic interactions between the state and local community in games of tropical forest land appropriation. Two key questions are addressed. First, how does the structure of...
Arild Angelsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:7) 32 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Mountain protected areas in Northern Pakistan: The case of Khunjerab National Park

This paper discusses recent conversation efforts in Northern Pakistan and the relevance of national parks as legal instruments in nature and wildlife conservation. Employing an extensive case study approach the...
Are Knudsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:17)
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Underdevelopment and labour migration: the contract labour system in Namibia

This volume reproduces, with minor changes, a set of previously published papers on the history of the origins, formation and evolution of the contract labour system in Namibia from first...
Richard Moorsom (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:10)
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Can national identity be built on local democracy?

In Ethiopia, with 85% of the population in agriculture, most of them illiterate, democratisation has to work against adverse experience: Peasants can refer back to democratic traditions on local level....
Siegfried Pausewang (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:8)
CMI Report | 1997

NGOs in conflict- an evaluation of International Alert

This evaluation of International Alert (IA) - an international NGO based in London, working to prevent and resolve conflict in developing countries and parts of the former Soviet Union -...
Gunnar M. Sørbø, Joanna Macrae and Lennart Wohlgemuth (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:6) 258 p.
Journal Article | 1997

Democratic dialogue and local tradition

Siegfried Pausewang (1997)
in International Conference of Ethiopian Studies vol. 13
CMI Working Paper | 1996

Tax evasion and corruption in local governments in Tanzania: Alternative economic approaches

The primary concern of the paper is to discuss the role of various economic factors in explaining the mechanisms and degree of fiscal corruption and tax evasion in local governments...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:14)
CMI Working Paper | 1996

Deforestation and entrpeneurship in the North West Frontier Province, Pakistan

Deforestation is a global environment concern, but the underlying processes vary across regions and countries. In Pakistan the threat to forests and biodiversity does not come primarily from local farmers,...
Are Knudsen (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:11) 16 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1996

Dealing with the good and the evil. Introducing morality as an antropological concern

Questions of morality and ethics - good and evil - have not been anthropological favourites. Such issues have been addressed within certain applied environments as well as currently within American...
Dag Jørund Lønning (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:13) 27 p.
CMI Report | 1995

Living with the commons: Local institutions for natural resource management

Garrett Hardin's essay “The Tragedy of the Commons” has for almost three decades stimulated research on common property regimes. This report provides an overview of this research and reviews a...
Are Knudsen (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:2) 132 p.
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 Working Paper | 1994

Local government and decentralisation in Sub-Saharan Africa. An annotated bibliography

A renewed interest in local government and decentralisation in developing countries has emerged in recent years, and many students now turn to this subject. A substantial literature is already available,...
Kjetil Børhaug (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1994:5) 58 p.
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
Book Chapter | 1994

Constraints to realising local rationality: The case of the rural banks of Ghana

Andy C.Y. Kwawukume (1994)
in I. Amundsen (ed.): Knowledge and development. Proccedingsof the NFU Annual Conference 1994. Tromsø: University of Tromsø/SEMUT pp. 213-238
Book Chapter | 1994

Local democracy and central control

Siegfried Pausewang (1994)
in Pausewang, Siegfried & Abebe Zegeye (eds.): Ethiopia. Society in change. London: British Academic Press
Book Chapter | 1994

"The educated way of thinking: Individualisation and islamism in Tunisia"

Marit Tjomsland (1994)
in Mette Masst et al. (eds.): State and locality. Proccedings of the NFU Annual Conference 1993. Oslo: Center for International Foresty Research pp. 131-149
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