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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
Book Chapter | 1993

The "high-politics" of population movements: Migration, state and civil society in Southeast Asia

Astri Suhrke (1993)
in Myron Weiner (ed.): International migration and security. Boulder: Westview Press pp. 179-200
Book Chapter | 1992

India

The article gives a comprehensive overview of the state of human rights and recent trends in India. The article covers civil and political as well as economic and social rights...
Hugo Stokke (1992)
in Andreassen, Bård-Anders & Theresa Swinehart (eds.): Human rights in developing countries 1991. A yearbook on human rights in countries receiving aid from the Nordic countries, the Netherlands and Canada. Oslo: Scandinavian University Press pp. 144-189
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

Secondary and higher secondary school education in Bangladesh. Its growth and state expenditures: A time-series analysis of 1981-90.

This paper first identifies trends and patterns in the growth of the secondary and higher secondary schools in Bangladesh, while differentiating between the Islamic madrassa schools, and the general (mainstream)...
Mahmudul Alam (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1992:10) 23 p.
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.
CMI Working Paper | 1992

Safeguarding the right to asylum

The paper was prepared for a UN Expert Group meeting in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, January 1993, in preparation for the 1994 World Conference on Population and Development. The paper analyses...
Astri Suhrke (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Working paper M 1992:3) 42 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1992

Migration, state and civil society in Southeast Asia

The paper was prepared for a conference on the impact of international migration on the security and stability of states, which was organised by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, December...
Astri Suhrke (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report M 1992:4) 24 p.
CMI Report | 1991

The gendered state: A review of some recent studies on women and the state

Kate Halvorsen (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1991:1) 29 p.
CMI Report | 1991

Rural conditions for democracy in Ethiopia. Peasant self-determination and the state

Siegfried Pausewang (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1991:5) 18 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1991

The gendered state: A review of some recent studies on women and the state

This working paper is an analytical review of four recent studies on "women and the state" or the gendered state. Three of these books include studies from countries in Africa...
Kate Halvorsen (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 1) 29 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1991

Rural conditions for democracy in Ethiopia

The paper offers a contribution to the analysis of the peasant-state relationship, based on experiences from Ethiopia. It argues that in a country where the peasants represent almost 90 per...
Siegfried Pausewang (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 5) 18 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Land reform and economic development strategy in Zimbabwe. State autonomy and the policy lobby

The article reviews the discussion on the issue of land reform within Zimbabwe and the various explanations advanced in the literature of why redistribution of assets in land from the...
Tor Skålnes and Sam Moyo (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 1) 27 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

The relationship between the state, family and household. Consequences for women's participation in the education system in Kerala, India

The theme of this working paper is gender and education in India, and more specifically the question why there is significantly higher participation of females in the education system in...
Kate Halvorsen (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working paper D 1990:2) 34 p.
CMI Report | 1990

The Nordic/SADCC Initiative: A Nordic Review

The report reviews progress under the Nordic/SADCC Initiative on expanded economic and cultural co-operation btween the Nordic countries and the SADCC Member States during the period 1986-1989. It concludes that,...
Arne Tostensen, Nils Groes, Kimmo Kiljunen and Tom Østergaard (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1990:8) 66 p.
Edited Book | 1989

Escape from Violence. Conflict and the Refugee Crisis in the Developing World

The magnitude of refugees movements in the Third World, widely perceived as an unprecedented crisis, has generated widespread concern in the West. This concern reveals itself as an ambiguous mixture...
Aristide R. Zolberg, Astri Suhrke and Sergio Aguayo (1989)
Oxford: Oxford University Press 400 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1983

The state and the peasantry: The Bangladesh Case

Atiur Rahman (1983)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper A 304) 50 p.