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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.
Edited Book | 1989

Escape from Violence. Conflict and the Refugee Crisis in the Developing World

The magnitude of refugees movements in the Third World, widely perceived as an unprecedented crisis, has generated widespread concern in the West. This concern reveals itself as an ambiguous mixture...
Aristide R. Zolberg, Astri Suhrke and Sergio Aguayo (1989)
Oxford: Oxford University Press 400 p.
Book Chapter | 1989

Refugee Warriors. A Problem of Our Time

Astri Suhrke (1989)
in Aristide R. Zolberg, Astri Suhrke and Sergio Aguayo: Escape from Violence. Conflict and the Refugee Crisis in the Developing World. Oxford: Oxford University Press 3 p.