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Journal Article | 1994

Social engineering and political economy: Problems of irrigation in Sri Lanka

Gunnar M. Sørbø (1994)
in Forum for Development Studies no. 1 pp. 229-247
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

Determinants of late development. A study of Turkey's late industrialisation attempt until 1946

Mete Pamir (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1993:8) 158 p.
Book Chapter | 1993

Ishq aur Mohabbat: Ideas about love and friendship in a northern Pakistani community

(Cross-cultural perspectives on women series vol. 8)
Karin Ask (1993)
in Broch-Due, Vigdis, Ingrid Rudie & Tone Bleie (eds.): Carved flesh cast selves. Gendered symbols and social practices. Oxford/ Providence: Berg Publisher pp. 207-223
Book Chapter | 1993

Aspects of androgyny

(Cross-cultural perspectives on women series vol. 8)
Tone Bleie (1993)
in Broch-Due, Vigdis, Ingrid Rudie & Tone Bleie (eds.): Carved flesh cast selves. Gendered symbols and social practices. Oxford/ Providence: Berg Publisher pp. 257-282
Book Chapter | 1993

The Sri Lanka conflict as mirrored through attributions applied by the elites

Bendigt Olsen (1993)
in Knud S. Larsen: Conflict and social psyology. London: Sage Publications pp. 191-212
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
Edited Book | 1993

Carved flesh cast selves. Gendered symbols and social practices

Vigdis Broch-Due, Ingrid Rudie and Tone Bleie (eds.) (1993)
Oxford/ Providence: Berg Publisher 297 p.
Edited Book | 1992

Alltid fattig? Perspektiver på den tredje verdens fattigdom

Along with the ecological crisis and the threat of nuclear weapons, poverty is today's primary moral and political challenge. The response of the rich world is intermittent humanitarian action and...
Svein Gjerdåker and Arne Tostensen (eds.) (1992)
Bergen/ Oslo: CMI/ Cappelen 228 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

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
CMI Report | 1992

The queens' daughters: Prostitutes as an outcast group in colonial India

The report historically traces the social construction of the Indian prostitute, which misrepresented and degraded the imagery of an accomplished courtesan and artistic entertainer to the degraded western image of...
Ratnabali Chatterjee (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1992:8) 34 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1992

Towards a comprehensive refugee policy: Conflict and refugees in the post-Cold War world

This study was prepared for a joint ILO/UNHCR meeting in Geneva, May 1992, on international aid strategies to reduce emigration pressures. The paper analyses the emerging structures of conflict in...
Astri Suhrke (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report M 1992:2) 32 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

Inner frontiers: Santal responses to acculturation

The Santals who constitute one of the largest communities in India belong to the Austro- Asiatic linguistic group. They have managed to keep their language and their traditional system of...
Marine Carrin-Bouez (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1991:6) 82 p.
CMI Report | 1991

Food insecurity and coping strategies among the lower income urban households in Malawi

This paper highlights the main findings of a survey carried out amongst low income groups in Lilongwe and Blantyre, Malawi's two major cities. The survey covered employment and incomes, expenditure...
Wycliffe Chilowa (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1991:4) 22 p.
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 | 1991

Liberalisation of agricultural produce marketing and household food security in Malawi

This paper presents the preliminary findings of a baseline survey of 1800 households in three different agricultural development divisions which was undertaken by the Centre for Social Research in Malawi...
Wycliffe Chilowa (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 2) 26 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

Inner frontiers: Santal responses to acculturation

The Santals who constitute one of the largest communities in India, belong to the austro-asiatic linguistic group. They have managed to keep their language and their traditional system of values...
Marine Carrin-Bouez (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 3) 74 p.