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DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Dowry and bridewealth presentations in rural Bangladesh: Commodities, gifts and hybrid forms?

This study investigates marriage presentations of Bengali Muslims, Rajbansis and aboriginal Oraons on the basis of a comprehensive review of theories of marriage in general and marriage presentations in particular....
Tone Bleie (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990: 10) 165 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Prostitute as metaphor in gender construction; a Gambian setting

The empirical base of the paper is a Gambian multiethnic urban context. It is discussed how the label prostitute seems to be used as a metaphor for improper handling of...
Heidi Skramstad (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990:11) 25 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.
Book | 1989

The country boats of Bangladesh, social and economic development and decision-making in inland water transport

Eirik G. Jansen, et al. (1989)
Dhaka: University Press Ltd. and Intermediate Technology Publications 279 p.
Journal Article | 1989

Processes of polarisation and the breaking up of patron-client relationships in rural Bangladesh

Eirik G. Jansen, Alf Morten Jerve, et al. (1989)
in The Journal of Social Studies no. 43 pp. 52-63
Journal Article | 1986

From research to implementation: The country boats of Bangladesh and strategies for development assistance to an indigenous transport sector

Alf Morten Jerve and Eirik G. Jansen (1986)
in The Journal of social studies no. 31 pp. 79-100
DERAP Publication | 1985

The country boats of Bangladesh. Social and economic development and decision-making in inland water transport

Antony J. Dolman, Eirik G. Jansen, Alf Morten Jerve et al. (1985)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Publication WP 1985:)
Journal Article | 1983

Dilemmas involved in defining and delimiting household units in rural surveys in Bangladesh

Eirik G. Jansen et al. (1983)
in The Journal of Social Studies no. 21 pp. 92-105
Journal Article | 1983

Peasants, Land and Society. A Social History of Land Reform in Ethiopia

Different systems of land tenure in Ethiopia under Haile Selassie and their history are explained and their economic and social consequences analysed. The centralisation and commercialisation of the economy under...
Siegfried Pausewang (1983)
in Afrika Studien no. 110 198 + 39 p.
Journal Article | 1982

Bangladesh as a low-income country in international comparison

Johan Skutle and Per Tveite (1982)
in The Journal of Social Studies no. 15 pp. 26-31
Journal Article | 1980

Nuptiality in Bangladesh

Armindo Miranda (1980)
in The Journal of Social Studies no. 9 pp. 58-98
Journal Article | 1979

Choice of irrigation technology in Bangladesh: Implications for dependency relationships between rich and poor farmers

Eirik G. Jansen (1979)
in The Journal of Social Studies no. 5 pp. 61-84