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CMI Report | 1996

Human rights self-monitoring: A proposal for the Northern European democracies

This report recommends that Human Rights in Developing Countries adopt a radically new approach to monitoring human rights. The "old way" is to monitor aid-recipient governments' violations of the human...
Jack Donnelly and Rhoda E. Howard (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1996:3) 27 p.
CMI Report | 1996

Collective identities and social movements

This report gives an overview of theories and approaches to the study of social identities, drawing on recent literature in the field. It argues that the study of social identities...
Hugo Stokke and Marit Tjomsland (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1996:1)
CMI Report | 1996

Angola og norsk bistand

Angola is currently passing through a political, economic and social crisis deeper than in most other African countries. The MPLA government and the former rebel movement UNITA signed a peace...
Inge Tvedten (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1996:2) 98 p.
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 Working Paper | 1996

Dealing with the good and the evil. Introducing morality as an antropological concern

Questions of morality and ethics - good and evil - have not been anthropological favourites. Such issues have been addressed within certain applied environments as well as currently within American...
Dag Jørund Lønning (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:13) 27 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1996

'Eneweyay' (Let's Discuss)

Report of a project to teach principles of democracy in a "down-to-earth" way, through discussions with rural and urban people in Ethiopia. The "Ecumenical Training Initiative for Democracy" developed before...
Siegfried Pausewang (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:8)
Report in External Series | 1996

Conflict in Sri Lanka and International Response

(The Bergen Conference 1996. Statement of the co-chairmen)
Gunnar M. Sørbø (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 14 p.
Report in External Series | 1996

Evaluation Report of Center for Development Research. Volume I: Main Report

This main report contains the findings of the evaluation of the Danish Center for Development Research (CDR). The evaluation team found that overall CDR has made good use of the...
Søren Holm, Annika Rabo and Arne Tostensen (1996)
Copenhagen: Danida (Evaluation Reports vol. 2 no. 1996/4) 111 p.
Journal Article | 1996

Hard methodes for soft policies: environmental and social cost-benefit analysis

Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås and Ussif Rashid Sumaila (1996)
in Forum for Development Studies no. 1
Journal Article | 1995

Responsiveness in Botswana politics: Do elections matter?

Andreas Danevad (1995)
in The Journal of Modern African Studies vol. 33 no. 3 pp. 381-402
Report in External Series | 1995

The nature and magnitude of poverty in South Africa

(Working paper series, Environment and social policy, ESP 14, August 1995)
Lual Deng, Pundy Pillay and Elling Tjønneland (1995)
Abidjan: African Development Bank 62 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1995

Hard methods for soft policies. Environmental and social cost-benefit analysis

The quest for sustainability has put the conventional Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) technique under fierce attack. Much of the critique is, however, misplaced or based on misunderstandings. Alternative methodologies for project...
Arild Angelsen and Ussif Rashid Sumaila (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:1)
CMI Working Paper | 1995

South Africa manufacturing industries catching up or falling behind?

This paper argues that intraindustry trade with developed countries is an important source of technology transfer, and creates incentives to climb up the learning curve. South Africa has an industrial...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:2) 40 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.
Book Chapter | 1995

Veiled experiences: Exploring female practices of seclusion

Karin Ask (1995)
in Kirsten Hastrup & Peter Hervik (eds.): Social experience and antropological knowlegde. London: Routlegde pp. 65-77
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
Edited Book | 1995

Bridge over troubled water. Inter-ethnic dialogue in Israel- Palestine

(Bergen Studies in Social Anthropology no. 49)
Dag Jørund Lønning (1995)
Bergen: Norse Publications 264 p.
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


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

Refugees in Asia: Problems and practices of asylum for Indochinese and Afghan refugees

Astri Suhrke (1994)
in Miroslav Macura & David Coleman (eds.): International migration: Regional processes and responses. New York: United Nations pp. 149-161