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Book | 2005

Tribal Peoples, Nationalism and the Human Rights Challenge. The Adivasis of Bangladesh

The mapping of the chaning historical relationships between people, lands and identities in the central tribal belt of India and in north-eastern parts of the South-Asian subcontinent, sets the context...
Tone Bleie (2005)
Dhaka: The University Press Limited 390 p.
Report in External Series | 2004

Sida's work related to sexual and reproductive health and rights 1994-2003

This evaluation gives a broad description of Sida's support to SRHR, but lack comprehensive analysis and innovative proposals. One general conclusion is however that there is a great need for...
Gisela Geisler, Berit Austveg, Tone Bleie, Johanne Sundby, Heidi Skramstad and Bawa C. Yamba (2004)
Stockholm: Sida (Sida Evaluation no. 04/14) 97 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2004

License to kill: Honour killings in Pakistan

Pakistan has one of the highest incidences of honour killings in the world. This is a major human rights issue that has received little attention outside of human rights groups...
Are Knudsen (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2004: 1) 24 p.
CMI Report | 2004

Peacebuilding in post-war situations: Lessons for Sudan

This report examines lessons from peacebuilding efforts during the last decade or so that are relevant to the current challenges in Sudan. While there is an emphasis on governance interventions,...
Gunnar M. Sørbø (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2004: 13) 25 p.
Journal Article | 2003

Evolution, brains and the predicament of sex in human cognition

This article aims to help to break the academic impasse which still stifles the possibilities for an informed debate between feminist psychologists, anthropologists, archaeologists and biologists on one side and...
Tone Bleie (2003)
in Sexualities, Evolution & Gender vol. 5 no. 3 December pp. 149-189
CMI Report | 2003

Political Islam in the Middle East

This report provides an overview of the political Islam in the Middle East, with a special emphasis on the Islamic resurgence in the Levant (Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and...
Are John Knudsen (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003:3) 32 p.
CMI Report | 2002

Palestinian Islamist movements: An annotated bibliography

This report consists of two parts. Part one gives an overview of the Islamist movements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The second part is a select bibliography of the main...
Sindre Bangstad (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:21)
Edited Book | 2002

Eroding local capacity. International Humanitarian Action in Africa

Eroding Local Capacity is a critical examination of the interplay between international and local actors operating in the humanitarian arena in Africa. All sides emphasise the need to build local...
Monica Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke (eds.) (2002)
Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet 203 p.
Book Chapter | 2002

Ethiopia: Crisis of state, good governance and the reform of the security sector

Siegfried Pausewang (2002)
in Tobias Debiel with Axel Klein (eds.): State failure, violence and development in crisis regions. London: Zed Books pp. 171-188
Book Chapter | 2002

Ethiopia: Crisis of state, good governance and the reform of the security sector

Siegfried Pausewang (2002)
in Tobias Debiel with Axel Klein (eds.): Fragile peace: State failure, violence and development in crisis regions. London: Zed Books pp. 171-188
Journal Article | 2001

Donors turn blind eye to extortion in tax collection in Africa

Donors focus increasingly on domestic revenue generation as a way of reducing aid dependence in Africa. But tax administrations in many African countries today use violence to squeeze the taxpayers....
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2001)
in Development Today vol. 11 no. 8
Book Chapter | 2000

Entrevistas a las victimas de violencia sexual

Camila Gianella, Adriana Zumaran, Claudia Lema (2000)
in Defensoria del Pueblo: Violencia Sexual: un problema de seguridad ciudadana. Las voces de las víctimas. Lima
Book Chapter | 2000

Entrevistas a las victimas de violencia sexual

(2000)
in Defensoria del Pueblo: Violencia Sexual: un problema de seguridad ciudadana. . Lima
Edited Book | 1999

The Path of a genocide: The Rwanda crisis from Uganda to Zaire

The Great Lakes region of Africa has seen dramatic changes. After a decade of war, repression, and genocide, loosely allied regimes have replaced old-style dictatorships. The Path of a Genocide...
Astri Suhrke and Howard Adelman (Eds.) (1999)
New Brunswick/London: Transaction Publ. 414 p.
Book | 1997

South Africa: The Battle over the Constitution

The book analyses rivalling positions in the South African constitutional debate from the early 1990s via the 1993 interim constitution to the adoption and certification of the "final" constitution in...
Siri Gloppen (1997)
Aldershot: Ashgate/Dartmouth 305 p.
CMI Report | 1997

NGOs in conflict- an evaluation of International Alert

This evaluation of International Alert (IA) - an international NGO based in London, working to prevent and resolve conflict in developing countries and parts of the former Soviet Union -...
Gunnar M. Sørbø, Joanna Macrae and Lennart Wohlgemuth (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:6) 258 p.
CMI Report | 1997

Democracy and violence: The Colombian paradox

This study argues that the Colombian paradox between formal democracy and endemic political violence is a direct result of the narrow polity established by elite pacts. Through an analysis of...
Eva Irene Tuft (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:1) 122 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.
CMI Report | 1990

The fluid meanings of female circumcision in a multiethinic context in Gambia. Distribution of knowlegde and linkages to sexuality

Heidi Skramstad (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1990:12) 25 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.