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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
CMI Working Paper | 1994

Do interest groups matter in economic policy- making? Reflections from a Zambian case study.

The current debate within development research strongly emphasise the role of interest groups in developing and sustaining democratic and liberal economic reforms. With this debate as its point of departure,...
Lise Rakner (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1994:4)
CMI Working Paper | 1993

From policy guidelines to problem solving. A critical assessment of the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia

This study focuses on the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia. The strategies contain detailed elaborations about environmental problems, goals, means and implementation. The implementation of the NCSs depend...
Kjetil Børhaug (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1993:3) 61 p.
CMI Report | 1993

Human rights as international consensus. The making of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1945-1948

When the United Nations, on 10 December 1948, adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it was the first time in history that a global organization affirmed a set of...
Åshild Samnøy (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1993:4) 164 p.
Journal Article | 1993

Political transition and economic reform. The role of labour in Zambian national politics

Lise Rakner (1993)
in Forum for Development Studies no. 2 pp. 131-147
Journal Article | 1992

A UN convention to ward off coups d'etat?

Siegfried Pausewang (1992)
in Bulletin of Peace Proposals vol. 23 no. 1 pp. 67-70
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

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 Report | 1992

Norwegian development aid evaluations 1980-1989. A Bibliography

This is the second volume in a bibliographical series on Norwegian development policy and development research in the 1980s. This bibliography registers and covers evaluation studies and project-related pre-feasibility studies...
Terje Tvedt, Hilde Brekke and Eldar Bråten (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1992:4) 71 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.
Book Chapter | 1992

Complicance with economic and social human rights: Realistic evaluations and monitoring in the light of immediate obligations

The book chapter presents an analytical approach which contributes to a realistic framework for examining economic and social rights, even under conditions of perceived scarcity of available resources and limited...
Bård-Anders Andreassen, Alan G. Smith and Hugo Stokke (1992)
in Eide, Asbjørn & Bernt Hagtvet (eds.) : Human rights in perspective. A global assessment. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers pp. 252-267
Edited Book | 1991

Authoritarian democracy and adjustment. The politics of economic reform in Africa

(Published in cooperation with Chr. Michelsen Institute and United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (Seminar Proceedings no. 26))
Peter Gibbon, Yusuf Bangura and Arve Ofstad (eds.) (1991)
Uppsala: The Scandinavia Institute of African Studies 236 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Issues in the development of statistical services in Namibia

The paper contributes towards an assessment of the statistical context in which the Namibia Socio-Economic Database might be employed in Namibia. It discusses from a comparative perspective issues likely to...
Graham Eele and Robert Greener (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 4)
DERAP Working Paper | 1985

The problematics of nationalism in Bangladesh: The Ziaur Rahman Era

B.K. Jahangir (1985)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper A 346) 31 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1983

Problematics of nationalism: Bangladesh

B.K. Jahangir (1983)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper A 297) 12 p.
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