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Book Chapter | 1997

Created by the enemy: enemy images as nation builders in Israel

Dag Jørund Lønning (1997)
in Ole Høiris & Sefa Martin Yürükel (eds.): Contrasts and solutions in the Middle East. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press pp. 141-164
Book | 1997

Angola: Struggle for Peace and Reconstruction

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,...
Inge Tvedten (1997)
Boulder, Col.: Westview Press
Book Chapter | 1996

Safe heaven: Lessons from the Cambodian model

Hanne Sophie Greve (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

The politics of poverty and development in the Rainbow Nation- an overview

Elling N. Tjønneland (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

Political institutions and economic reform: Zambia and South Africa in comparative context

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...
Lise Rakner and Tor Skålnes (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:5)
CMI Report | 1995

From nation-building to popular culture: The modernization of performance in Tanzania

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...
Siri Lange (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:1) 182 p.
Book Chapter | 1995

Responses to human right criticism: Kenya-Norway and Indonesia-the Netherlands

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)...
Peter Baehr, Hilde Selbervik and Arne Tostensen (1995)
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

Asiatiske identiteter: stat og nasjon i Sørøst Asia

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...
Hugo Stokke and Tor Skålnes (1994)
in Gjerdåker, Svein, Tor Skålnes & Terje Tvedt: Nasjonalstaten under press?. Bergen/ Oslo: CMI/ Cappelen pp. 259-279
Book Chapter | 1994

Mønsteret rakner- om nasjon og stat i Afrika sør for Sahara

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...
Arne Tostensen (1994)
in Gjerdåker, Svein, Tor Skålnes and Terje Tvedt (eds.): Nasjonalstaten under press?. Bergen/ Oslo: CMI/ Cappelen pp. 237-258
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 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...
Kjetil Børhaug (1993)
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...
Åshild Samnøy (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1993:4) 164 p.
Journal Article | 1993

Political transition and economic reform. The role of labour in Zambian national politics

Lise Rakner (1993)
in Forum for Development Studies no. 2 pp. 131-147
Journal Article | 1992

Development research in Norway: Retrospect and prospect

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....
Arne Tostensen (1992)
in Forum for Development Studies no. 2 pp. 233-256
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.
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
Edited Book | 1991

Authoritarian democracy and adjustment. The politics of economic reform in Africa

(Published in cooperation with Chr. Michelsen Institute and United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (Seminar Proceedings no. 26))
Peter Gibbon, Yusuf Bangura and Arve Ofstad (eds.) (1991)
Uppsala: The Scandinavia Institute of African Studies 236 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Issues in the development of statistical services in Namibia

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...
Graham Eele and Robert Greener (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 4)
DERAP Working Paper | 1985

The problematics of nationalism in Bangladesh: The Ziaur Rahman Era

B.K. Jahangir (1985)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper A 346) 31 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1983

Problematics of nationalism: Bangladesh

B.K. Jahangir (1983)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper A 297) 12 p.