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CMI Working Paper | 2010
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2010: 3) 25 p.
Commissioned Report | 2008
We present the development of poverty rates for different castes and ethnic groups of Nepal, and find a strong relation between social exclusion, as defined by the caste system, and economic poverty....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Commissioned report)
CMI Report | 2008
This report was commissioned by the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration, Utlendingsdirektoratet (UDI), to assess the programme for voluntary return to Afghanistan. The programme is open to Afghan nationals whose asylum...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2008: 6) 70 p.
Book | 2005
In the US I'm an Arab Terrorist, here I'm an American Punk! A study of Palestinian Return Migration on the West Bank.
Ramallah: Birzeit University (Birzeit: Lower Jordan Publications. vol. 3)
Book | 2005
The mapping of the chaning historical relationships between people, lands and identities in the central tribal belt of India and in north-eastern parts of the South-Asian subcontinent, sets the context...
Dhaka: The University Press Limited 390 p.
Journal Article | 2005
The Comprehensive Peace Agreement represents a major opportunity for positive change and sustainable peace in Sudan. History shows, however, that the potential for peace breaking down is great. Continued engagement...
in Forced Migration Review no. 24 November pp. 13-14
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...
Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Cand.Polit. Degree in Social Anthropology. Bergen: University of Bergen. Department of Social Anthropology 255 p.
Journal Article | 2004
in Canadian Journal of African Studies vol. 38 no. 2 pp. 393-423
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2004: 4) 13 p.
Book Chapter | 2004
A large number of Afghans have now been refugees for more than 23 years. Some have never seen their homeland and some have repeatedly been forced to leave it. Indeed,...
in Nitza Nachmias with Rami Goldstein (eds.): The politics of forced migration: A conceptual, operational and legal analysis. Baltimore: PublishAmerica pp. 135-168
Journal Article | 2002
The relationships between population dynamics and fishery resources are more complex than the concept of Malthusian overfishing implies. Reasons include changing biophysical characteristics of the upwelling system along the coast...
in Ambio vol. 31 no. 4 pp. 324-336
Book Chapter | 2001
Fishing at home and abroad: Access to waters in Niger's Central Delta and the effects of work migration
in Tor A. Benjaminsen and Christian Lund (eds.): Politics, property and production in the West African Sahel. Understanding natural resources management. Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute pp. 208-232
CMI Working Paper | 2001
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:2)
CMI Report | 2001
The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan has rapidly deteriorated over the last months, as the conflict between the Taliban and the international community has intensified. UN sanctions and isolation has strengthened...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:4) 32 p.
CMI Report | 2001
More than twenty years of war and civil war and a severe drought has increased the vulnerability of the Afghan population. The warring fractions, the Taliban and the Northern Alliance,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:5) 24 p.
Journal Article | 2001
in The International Migration Review vol. 35 no. 1 pp. 242-260
CMI Report | 2001
From Global Village to Urban Globe. Urbanisation and Poverty in Africa: Implications for Norwegian Aid Policy
Some 52 per cent of Africa's population are expected to live in towns and cities by 2025. There is generally an unequivocal correlation between urbanisation and economic development and growth,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:2) 99 p.
Journal Article | 2000
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...
in Norsk geografisk tidsskrift vol. 54 no. 3 pp. 134-136
Book Chapter | 1999
in Ann Bernstein: Myron Weiner: Migration and refugee policies. London/New York: Pinter pp. 143-180
Book Chapter | 1998
in United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Population Distribution and Migration: Population distribution and migration. New York: United Nations pp. 283-304