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CMI Report | 1995

Judiciary and good governance in contemporary Tanzania. Problems and prospects

The World Bank identified judiciary among institutions which ran down during centralized governance. The Bank also expressed the need for and willingness to take part in rebuilding these institutions so...
Sufian Hermed Bukurura (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:3) 70 p.
CMI Report | 1995

En analyse av årsakene til det diplomatiske bruddet mellom Norge og Kenya i 1990

On 22 October 1990 the Norwegian ambassador to Kenya was summoned to the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the Kenyan Government had decided to break diplomatic relations with Norway. The...
Hilde Selbervik (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:5) 170 p.
Book Chapter | 1995

Ett eller flere partier for Afrika?

This chapter (n Norwegian) argues that hardly any word is as misused as democracy. Very few would be prepared to declare themselves and anti-democrats; the great majority consider themselves adherents...
Arne Tostensen (1995)
in Patrik Ekløf (ed.): Fellesrådets Afrika Årbok '95. Tema: Demokrati i Afrika. Oslo: Fellesrådet for Afrika pp. 77-82
CMI Working Paper | 1994

Shifting cultivation and "deforestation". A study from Sumatra, Indonesia

About half of tropical deforestation is commonly explained by the expansion of traditional agriculture (shifting cultivation). This article first questions the share of responsibly assigned to traditional agriculture. Secondly, a...
Arild Angelsen (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1994:1)
CMI Working Paper | 1994

Shifting cultivation expansion and intensity of production: The open economy case

This paper studies decision making in shifting cultivation, in particular labour inputs, length of rotation or fallow period (intensity of production), and the agricultural frontier (expansion). Analytical models are developed,...
Arild Angelsen (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1994:3)
CMI Working Paper | 1994

Local government and decentralisation in Sub-Saharan Africa. An annotated bibliography

A renewed interest in local government and decentralisation in developing countries has emerged in recent years, and many students now turn to this subject. A substantial literature is already available,...
Kjetil Børhaug (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1994:5) 58 p.
Book Chapter | 1994

Pakistan

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

Asiatiske identiteter: stat og nasjon i Sørøst Asia

The chapter discusses how the five main countries of Southeast Asia have handled the pressures of rapid economic growth and ethnic relations. Has growth and development contributed towards a greater...
Hugo Stokke and Tor Skålnes (1994)
in Gjerdåker, Svein, Tor Skålnes & Terje Tvedt: Nasjonalstaten under press?. Bergen/ Oslo: CMI/ Cappelen pp. 259-279
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.
Journal Article | 1993

Asias gamle (og unge) drager

Article appraising the growth and development of three countries in the Southeast Asian region: Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia
Hugo Stokke (1993)
in Tidens Tegn vol. 1 no. 1 pp. 36-38
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
CMI Report | 1992

Setting a standard for Africa? Lessons from the 1991 Zambian elections

This report provides an assessment of the transition to a multi-party system of government in Zambia. The first section gives a general background to processes of democratisation in Africa, while...
Bård-Anders Andreassen, Gisela Geisler and Arne Tostensen (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1992:5) 137 p.
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.
Edited Book | 1992

Fishing for Development. Small-Scale Fisheries in Africa

Small-scale or artisanal fishery is a neglected sector in research on African development, despite the fact that fishery is a vital source of protein and income for a large number...
Inge Tvedten and Bjørn Hersoug (eds.) (1992)
Uppsala: The Scandinavia Institute of African Studies 227 p.
CMI Report | 1991

Government and participation: Institutional development, decentralisation and democracy in the third world

Richard C. Crook and Alf-Morten Jerve (eds.) (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1991:1) 119 p.
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.
CMI Report | 1990

Research on local government in Tanzania

Alf Morten Jerve and Jon Naustdalslid (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1990:5) 27 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 | 1990

Research on local government in Tanzania

The paper contains the report from a study tour in Tanzania - April/May 1990. The objective of the tour was to investigate the possibilities for Norwegian involvement in research concerning...
Alf Morten Jerve and Jon Naustdalslid (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 5)