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Ethnic Mobilization in Resource-Abundant African States. Quantitative and Qualitative Analyses of the Role of Ethnic Identity and Natural Resources in Armed Intrastate Conflicts
Doctoral Thesis | Jan 2015
Ethnic Mobilization in Resource-Abundant African States. Quantitative and Qualitative Analyses of th
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Introduction to a special issue that examines how caste, class, regional and ethnic identities are shaped by the changing economic and social conditions ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
Ethnicity has received increased attention in studies of Africa's economic and institutional development. We present evidence on the long-term effects ...
Colonial legacy, development, ethnicity, state capacity, Sub-Saharan, Africa, tax, tax evasion
Book Chapter | Jan 2002
Islam and the quest for identity in post-communist Bosnia-Herzegovina Tone Bringa Islam and Bosnia:
Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Balkan
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
The term Amhara relates in contemporary Ethiopia to two different and distinct social groups. The ethnic group of the Amhara, mostly a peasant population, ...
Social groups, Ethnicl groups, Languages, Amharic, Africa: Ethiopia
Event | 3 Apr 2008
Cand. polit Lovise Aalen defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Oslo Friday 4 April. In her dissertation Aalen studies the national political framework of ethnic based federalism. She argues that ethnic political mobilisation must be understood as an outcome of both inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic relations.
CMI Report | Jun 2014
Since the end of the civil war in 2006, Nepal has been on the edge of a peaceful but truly revolutionary change to restructure the state along federal ...
federalism, ethnic identity, regional identity, Nepal
Project | Jan 1996 - Jan 2002
This Ph.D. project focuses on the various forms of popular culture in Dar es Salam and the role of these new cultural forms in identity- building across ...
Book | Jan 2005
The mapping of the chaning historical relationships between people, lands and identities in the central tribal belt of India and in north-eastern parts ...
Ethnic minorities, Human rights, Violence, Adivasis, Asia: Bangladesh
Occluding Difference: Ethnic Identity and Shifting Zones of Theory on the Middle East and North Africa
Book Chapter | Jun 2013
Not so long ago, in the late 1970s, when the Middle East was in the oil boom era, on the brink of the Islamic revolution in Iran, the Russian invasion ...
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
The chapter discusses how the five main countries of Southeast Asia have handled the pressures of rapid economic growth and ethnic relations. Has growth ...
state, nation, development, governance, Southeast Asia
News | 17 Jun 2014
Nepal consists of more than 100 different castes and ethnic groups. A recent social inclusion survey reveals deep social exclusion, discrimination and immense differences between the different groups. Will Nepal succeed in lifting the poorest castes and ethnic groups in the country out of poverty using inclusive policies?
Event | 15 Nov 2006
What does the new politics of security mean for Muslims? Associate Professor Michael Humphrey has published widely on the themes of ethnic identity, Islam, globalization, refugees, law, terrorism, war, human rights and reconciliation. His current research projects are concerned with atrocity, healing, national reconstruction and reconciliation.
Event | 29 May 2007
Workshop and seminar with Professor Erik Thorbecke from Cornell University on social exclusion: Is socio-cultural identity a barrier to poverty reduction? How does discrimination in the job market affect income inequality?
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2007
Ethiopia's new political climate (since 1991) has enhanced the Muslims' opportunities for religious expressions, clearly seen through the surfacing ...
Ethiopia, Islam, Salafism, Islamism, Identity, Ethnicity
Journal Article | Jan 2016
This article analyses the link between politics of enslavement, war and collective emancipation with particular reference to the Hazaras, an ethnic-religious ...
Afghanistan, hazara, guerra, emancipazione
News | 27 Nov 2007
In Africa and Latin America the conditions of rights to land are commonly characterised by ambiguous rules and norms that are intimately connected to the construction and inequality of both national and local social structures and ethnic and religious identities.
Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Tanzania
Globalisation and the Reinvention of Andean Tradition: The Politics of Community and Ethnicity in Highland Bolivia
Journal Article | Jan 2002
Travelling and working beyond the boundaries of their traditional communities, rural populations in the Andean Highlands have never really fitted with ...
Project | Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
The project examines the underlying changes in economic and social conditions in Nepal and their relationship to the political transformation that is ...
News | 19 Aug 2005
In her book on The Adivasis of Bangladesh, Senior researcher Tone Bleie brings together a discussion of minority and indigenous rights with a social science analysis of how ethnic discrimination impacts on poverty processes and outcomes. She argues that colonial and post-colonial states compulsively produce majorities and minorities, marginalizing minorities with scant citizenship rights.