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CMI Working Paper | 1996

Rational choice and the problem of institutions. A discussion of rational choice institutionalism and its application by Robert Bates

The paper discusses and reviews various directions within new institutional economics. A central question of concern is whether theories of institutionalism based within rational choice reasoning provide a theoretical basis...
Lise Rakner (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:6)
Book Chapter | 1991

Nationalisme. En ideologi på gott och ont

Bernt Hagtvet (1991)
in Birgitta Furuhagen (ed.): Utsikt mot Europa. Stockholm: Utbildningsradion och Bokförlaget Bra Böker pp. 41-59
CMI Report | 1991

Discources of gender and caste in rural South India: An analysis of the ideology of impurity

Karin Kapadia (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1991:4) 43 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.
DERAP Working Paper | 1991

Discourses of gender and caste in rural South Asia. An analysis of the ideology of impurity

This paper focuses on ideology, gender and caste in Tamilnadu, South India. First the epistemological grounding of a critical feminist theory of ideology is considered. The importance of the concept...
Karin Kapadia (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 4) 43 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.