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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
Book Chapter | 1992

Introduction. Exploring the sosio-economic, sosio-political and civilizational determinants for the realization of internationally recognized human rights

(From page ix-xvii)
Asbjørn Eide and Bernt Hagtvet (1992)
in Human rights in perspective. A global assessment. Oxford 321 p.
Book Chapter | 1992

Zimbabwe

Åshild Samnøy (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. 380-424
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
Edited Book | 1992

Human rights in perspective. A global assessment

Asbjørn Eide and Bernt Hagtvet (eds.) (1992)
Oxford: Blackwell Publishers 321 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1992

"Kvinner i utvikling" i Gambia. Nye kjønnsrelasjoner med hjelp fra Verdensbanken?

The paper discussed whether it is likely that the agricultural and the health component in a large, recently started Women in development project in the Gambia will be able to...
Heidi Skramstad (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1992: 2) 25 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.
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

Towards human rights assessments of development projects

Hanne Lund Madsen (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report M 1991:2) 54 p.
CMI Report | 1990

The vagaries of descent-reckoning: Father's right is mother's loss

Gisela Geisler (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1990:13) 19 p.
Journal Article | 1990

Notes on the realization of the human right to education

Kate Halvorsen (1990)
in Human Rights Quarterly vol. 12 no. 3 pp. 341-364
Journal Article | 1990

Women's role in agriculture: Present trends and potential for growth: A comment

Armindo Miranda (1990)
in The Bangladesh Development Studies vol. 18 no. 4 pp. 91-95
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.
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

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.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

The vagaries of descent-reckoning: Father's right is mother's loss

"Pure" matrilineal systems are said to be "doomed" because they are incompatible with economic growth. The author argues that descent systems are not always changed by forces beyond control but...
Gisela Geisler (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990: 13) 19 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Moving with tradition: The politics of marriage amongst the Toka of Zambia

"Tradition" has neither been static or blissful, nor are colonial powers to be blamed entirely for its "decline". The historical analyses of the marriage "traditions" of the Toka from the...
Gisela Geisler (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990: 14) 24 p.
DERAP Publication | 1986

Poverty, choice and human rights in rural Bangladesh

Alan Smith (1986)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Publication 212)