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Report in External Series | 2011

Defining the Mission. The US Engagement in Afghanistan.

The US invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 was in a sense a curious accident of history. Enraged by the attacks on New York and Washington, the Bush Administration invaded a...
Astri Suhrke (2011)
Oslo: PRIO (PRIO Papers)
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2011

Den brasilianske utfordringen

Den brasilianske utfordringen     Brasil-strategi. Brasil er en av fire-fem nasjoner utenfor den tradisjonelle vestlige interesse-sfære som vil få en stadig viktigere rolle i verden, både politisk, økonomisk og kulturelt. Regjeringen har erkjent...
Inge Tvedten (2011)
Bistandsaktuelt nr.10 2011
Book Chapter | 2011

Spirited warriors: Conspiracy and protection on Lombok

Kari Telle (2011)
in Andrea Lauser and Kirsten Endres: Engaging the Spirit World in Modern Southeast Asia. London and New York: Berghahn Books pp. 42-61
Journal Article | 2010

Maoist control and level of civil conflict in Nepal

Was the Maoist influence during the insurgency in Nepal stronger in districts with high rates of poverty and inequality? In contrast to previous studies we limit the analysis to the...
Magnus Hatlebakk (2010)
in South Asia Economic Journal vol. 11 no. 1 pp. 99-110
Journal Article | 2010

Is Islam a threshold for escape or an insurmountable barrier? Women bargaining with patriarchy in post-Islamist Sudan

This article explores women's bargaining with a patriarchal Islamic state in Sudan. The article is situated within the realm of the literature on post-Islamism, which claims that Islamism becomes compelled both by its...
Liv Tønnessen (2010)
in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East vol. 30 no. 3. pp.583-594
Journal Article | 2010

Commemoration and the State: Memory and Legitimacy in Vietnam

The commemorations of historical figures, both public and private, have become a powerful tool for politicians and historians in Vietnam to reconfigure the past, national heroes, and revolutionary martyrs. One...
Edyta Roszko (2010)
in Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia vol. 25 no. 1 pp. 1-28
Book Review | 2010

Book review. Abu Shouk and H. Ibrahim, The Hadrami diaspora in Southeast Asia.

Anne Katrine Bang (2010)
in Intellectual Discourse vol. 18 no. 1 pp. 18-24
Book | 2009

Violence and belonging: Land, love and lethal conflict in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan

Offers a new perspective on the causes of violence in Middle Eastern and other tribal Muslim communities. A rich ethnographic account of an area into which the war in Afghanistan is...
Are John Knudsen (2009)
Copenhagen: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (Monograph series no. 115) 224 p.
Report in External Series | 2009

Evaluation of Norwegian Support to the Protection of Cultural Heritage

Support to culture, cultural heritage and arts has been part of Norway's development cooperation for many years. Several Norwegian institutions have been involved in this work, which has been guided...
Dag Jørund Lønning, Tone Magnussen, Johan Helland, Siri Lange and Trine Eide (2009)
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Reports no. 4) 188 p.
Journal Article | 2008

Hybrid Regimes and the Challenges of Deepening and Sustaining Democracy in Developing Countries

A wave of democratisation swept across the developinng world from the 1980s onwards.  However, despite the momentous transformation that this so-called 'Third Wave' has brought to formal political structures in...
Alina Rocha Menocal and Veen Fritz with Lise Rakner (2008)
in South African Journal of International Affairs vol. 15 no. 1 pp. 29-40
Report in External Series | 2008

Aid Effectiveness to Infrastructure: A Comparative Study of East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa . Synthesis Paper

Responding to a renewed call for aid to economic infrastructure, the JBIC Institute launched a study on effectiveness of aid to infrastructure projects. While the analysis of the effectiveness of...
Alf Morten Jerve and Machiko Nissanke (2008)
Tokyo: Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBICI Research Paper no. 36-4) 49 p.
Report in External Series | 2008

Aid Effectiveness to Infrastructure: A Comparative Study of East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa . Framework Paper

Alf Morten Jerve and Machiko Nissanke (2008)
Tokyo: Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBICI Research Paper no. 36-1) 73 p.
U4 Issue | 2008

La Corrupción en el Sector de la Educación

El sector de la educación es la mayor o segunda mayor partida presupuestaria en la mayoría de países, y sobran las oportunidades para cometer actos corruptos. La incidencia de la...
U4 (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2008:5) 45 p.
Book Chapter | 2008

Sri Lanka: Exploring 'Ownership' of Aid-Funded Projects: a Comparative Study of Japanese, Norwegian and Swedish Project Aid

Alf Morten Jerve, W.D. Lakshman and Piyadasa Ratnayake (2008)
in Alf Morten Jerve, Yasutami Shinomura and Annette Skovsted Hansen (Eds.): Aid Relationships in Asia. Exploring Ownership in Japanese and Nordic Aid. Houndsmills, Basingstoke / N.Y.: Palgrave MacMillan pp. 83-115
Book Chapter | 2008

Introduction: Conceptualising Ownership in Aid Relations

Alf Morten Jerve and Annette Skovsted Hansen (2008)
in Alf Morten Jerve, Yasutami Shinomura and Annette Skovsted Hansen (Eds.): Aid Relationships in Asia. Exploring Ownership in Japanese and Nordic Aid. Hondsmille, Basingstoke / N.Y.: Palgrave MacMillan pp. 3-21
Edited Book | 2008

Aid Relationships in Asia. Exploring Ownership in Japanese and Nordic Aid

This book offers fresh perspectives on the current aid effectiveness and aid relationship debates by focusing on the issue of ownership.  The book explores aid relationships from a recipient point...
Alf Morten Jerve, Yasutami Shimomura and Annette Skovsted Hansen (Eds.) (2008)
Houndsmille, Basingstoke/ N.Y.: Palgrave MacMillan 237 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2007

Slutt på ekte bistand

Norge har ikke lenger en egen bistandspolitikk. Bistand er i stedet blitt et påvirkningsinstrument for norske politiske anliggender. Erik Solheims dobbeltrolle. Beslutningen om at bistand og miljø skal ha felles...
Alf Morten Jerve (2007)
Aftenposten 21 November
CMI Report | 2007

Asian Models for Aid: Is There a Non-Western Approach to Development Assistance? Summary record of seminar held in Oslo, December 2006

The expansion of the international donor community clearly challenges the current "consensus" of a new "harmonised" aid architecture, and calls for strategies on how to adjust to an aid landscape...
Alf Morten Jerve (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2007: 12) 9 p.
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.
CMI Report | 2007

Taking the Paris Principles to Asia. A study of Three Human Rights Commissions in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines

The report studies three human rights commissions in Southeast Asia in light of the so-called Paris Principles. These principles are the authoritative guidelines for directing the work of national human...
Hugo Stokke (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2007: 3) 23 p.