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CMI Report | 1996

Handel og arbeidsstandarder: Barnearbeid

This report, commissioned by Save the Children, Norway, discusses the main economic arguments for and against the incorporation of a social clause in World Trade Organization (WTO). Part one presents...
Arne Wiig (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1996:4) 30 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

En analyse av årsakene til det diplomatiske bruddet mellom Norge og Kenya i 1990

On 22 October 1990 the Norwegian ambassador to Kenya was summoned to the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the Kenyan Government had decided to break diplomatic relations with Norway. The...
Hilde Selbervik (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:5) 170 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 | 1995

Land reforms and land degradation in Tanzania. Alternative economic approaches

This paper uses as a point of departure the extensive soil erosion problems in the highland area of Western Tanzania. The first part of the paper focuses on the ongoing...
Arild Angelsen and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:3)
Book Chapter | 1995

State invention and community protest: Nature conservation in Hunza, North Pakistan

Are Knudsen (1995)
in Ole Bruun & Arne Kalland (eds.): Asian perceptions of nature: A critical approach. Richmond, Surrey: Cuzon Press pp. 103-125
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

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

Peasant self-determination and the state: on rural conditions for democracy in Ethiopia

Siegfried Pausewang (1994)
in Bahru Zewde et al. (eds.): Proccedings of the 11th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies. Addis Ababa University: Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa Univ. vol. 2 pp. 523-539
Book Chapter | 1994

Pakistan

The chapter gives a broad overview of the state and trends of human rights in Pakistan up to 1993. It covers both civil and political rights and economic, social and...
Hugo Stokke (1994)
in Peter Baehr et al. (eds.): Human rights in developing countries. Yearbook 1994. Deventer- Boston/ Oslo: Kluwer Law and Tax Public./Nordic Human Rights Pub pp. 287-340
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

"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 | 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
Book | 1994

Southern Africa: In search of a common future. From the conference to a community

This book describes the foundation of SADCC and the history of its first ten years, and its transformation into the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The role of the new...
Ibbo Mandaza and Arne Tostensen (with Emang Motlhabane Maphanyane) (1994)
Gaborone: SADC 239 p.
CMI Report | 1994

Human rights violations and the paradox of democratic transition. A study of Chile and Argentina

This comparative analysis of recent transitions to democracy in Argentina and Chile examines (1) the impact of the type of transition on democratic consolidation; (2) how resolving the problem of...
Elin Skaar (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1994:5)
CMI Report | 1993

Development planning and the importance of Democratic Institutions in Botswana

This study takes an extended look at Botswana, a country which is found to depart from the common pattern of African states and therefore may be considered as something of...
Andreas Danevad (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1993:7) 166 p.
CMI Report | 1993

Human rights and development. The discourse in the humanities and social sciences

The aim of this study is to review central debates on human rights within the social sciences and humanities with a view to enumerating the present state of knowledge about...
Siri Gloppen and Lise Rakner (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1993:3) 103 p.
CMI Report | 1993

Development theory: Recent trends. Proceedings of the NFU Annual Conference 1992

Arve Ofstad and Arne Wiig (eds.) (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1993:6) 286 p.
Journal Article | 1993

The state, interest groups and structural adjustment in Zimbabwe

Tor Skålnes (1993)
in Journal of Development Studies vol. 29 no. 3 pp. 401-428
Book Chapter | 1993

Nepal

The chapter gives an overview of the state and trends of human rights in Nepal up to 1992. It covers the full range of rights from civil and political rights...
Hugo Stokke (1993)
in Bård-Anders Andreassen & Theresa Swinehart (eds.): Human rights in developing countries. Yearbook 1993. Oslo: Nordic Human Rights Publications pp. 254-303