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Book Chapter | 1997
in Ole Høiris & Sefa Martin Yürükel (eds.): Contrasts and solutions in the Middle East. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press pp. 141-164
Book | 1997
After more than twenty years of devastating civil war, Angola is slowly moving toward peace and reconciliation. In this accessible introduction to one of the most resource-rich countries in Africa,...
Boulder, Col.: Westview Press
Book Chapter | 1996
in Gudmundur Aldredsson & Peter Macalister- Smith: The living law of nations: essays on refugees, minorities, indigious people and the human rights of other vulnerable groups in memory of Atle Grahl-Madsen. Kehl: Engel pp. 35-46
Book Chapter | 1996
in Deng, Lual A. & Elling N. Tjønneland: South Africa: Wealth, poverty and reconstruction. Bergen/ Cape Town: CMI/ Centre for Southern African Studies pp. 1-13
CMI Working Paper | 1996
This paper presents the theoretical and methodological framework of a joint research project by Lise Rakner and Tor Skålnes, "Political Liberalisation and Economic reform in Southern Africa". The project consists...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:5)
CMI Report | 1995
This study focuses on Tanzania's efforts to use elements from ethnic expressive arts in political propaganda and in the creation of a national culture after Independence. It analyses why nationalized...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:1) 182 p.
Book Chapter | 1995
This is a comparative study of responses to active human rights criticism by two donor countries, Norway and the Netherlands vis-á-vis Kenya and Indonesia, respectively. Six factors are considered: (a)...
in Peter Baehr, Hilde Hey, Jacqueline Smith and Theresa Swinehart (eds.): Human rights in developing countries. Yearbook 1995. The Hague/Oslo: Kluwer Law International/Nordic Human Rights Publications pp. 55-87
Book Chapter | 1994
The chapter discusses how the five main countries of Southeast Asia have handled the pressures of rapid economic growth and ethnic relations. Has growth and development contributed towards a greater...
in Gjerdåker, Svein, Tor Skålnes & Terje Tvedt: Nasjonalstaten under press?. Bergen/ Oslo: CMI/ Cappelen pp. 259-279
Book Chapter | 1994
This chapter (in Norwegian) discusses the inherent tension between nations (or ethnic groups) and the modern state formations which in most African cases were superimposed on them after decolonisation. The...
in Gjerdåker, Svein, Tor Skålnes and Terje Tvedt (eds.): Nasjonalstaten under press?. Bergen/ Oslo: CMI/ Cappelen pp. 237-258
CMI Working Paper | 1994
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,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1994:4)
CMI Working Paper | 1993
From policy guidelines to problem solving. A critical assessment of the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia
This study focuses on the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia. The strategies contain detailed elaborations about environmental problems, goals, means and implementation. The implementation of the NCSs depend...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1993:3) 61 p.
CMI Report | 1993
Human rights as international consensus. The making of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1945-1948
When the United Nations, on 10 December 1948, adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it was the first time in history that a global organization affirmed a set of...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1993:4) 164 p.
Journal Article | 1993
in Forum for Development Studies no. 2 pp. 131-147
Journal Article | 1992
This article analyses trends in Norwegian development research since 1975 until today with respect to the number of ongoing projects, institutions and researchers involved, their disciplinary affiliation and geographical orientation....
in Forum for Development Studies no. 2 pp. 233-256
CMI Report | 1992
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1992:6) 177 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...
in Eide, Asbjørn & Bernt Hagtvet (eds.) : Human rights in perspective. A global assessment. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers pp. 252-267
Edited Book | 1991
(Published in cooperation with Chr. Michelsen Institute and United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (Seminar Proceedings no. 26))
Uppsala: The Scandinavia Institute of African Studies 236 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990
The paper contributes towards an assessment of the statistical context in which the Namibia Socio-Economic Database might be employed in Namibia. It discusses from a comparative perspective issues likely to...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 4)
DERAP Working Paper | 1985
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper A 346) 31 p.