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    • War 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Book, 2013-01-01)
      Special Issue of the journal "Antropologia"
    • War in resource-rich northern Mozambique – Six scenarios 

      dos Santos, Francisco Almeida (CMI Insight 2020:02, Report, 2020-05-01)
      Since the October 2017 attacks by alleged Islamist insurgents, commonly referred to as Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jama and locally know as Al Shabab, on Mocimboa da Praia, it has not been entirely clear who the attackers were, what ...
    • Warfare with Songbooks 

      Jelusic, Iva (Journal article, 2023-12-01)
      This article focuses on songbooks that were published during World War II on the territory of Yugoslavia. These publications are discussed as an entry point into everyday experience of the communist-led antifascist resistance. ...
    • WARFUN Diaries - Volume 2 - 2023 

      De Lauri, Antonio; Jelusic, Iva; Mogstad, Heidi; Johais, Eva (Others, 2023-09-01)
      The WARFUN Diaries is an open access publication connected to the project “War and Fun: Reconceptualizing Warfare and Its Experience (WARFUN)”, funded by the European Research Council and led by Research ...
    • WARFUN DIARIES Vol. 1 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Others, 2022-12-01)
      The WARFUN Diaries is an open access publication connected to the project “War and Fun: Reconceptualizing Warfare and Its Experience (WARFUN)”, funded by the European Research Council and led by Research Professor ...
    • Water and Sanitation as Human Rights: Have they strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Access? 

      Wilson, Bruce M.; Brinks, Daniel; Singh, Arkaja (Book, 2022-09-01)
      This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Water and Sanitation as Human Rights: Have They Strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Access? that was published in Water (ISSN 2073-4441).
    • Water supply in the Central Namib Region: A socio-economic study 

      Moorsom, Richard (Research report, Research report, 1997)
      This study provides an empirical report and analysis of the results of a June/July 1995 household sample survey of the four towns (Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Arandis and Henties Bay) located in the central west coast region ...
    • Ways to Regain Afghan Trust 

      Strand, Arne (Journal article, 2007-01-01)
      If humanitarian agencies are to regain the trust of the Afghans it remains of crucial importance that they continue to demonstrate their distance from the military forces. The military forces need to understand and respect ...
    • We shall speak where others are silent? Fragments of an oral history of Norwegian assistance to Afghan women 

      Suhrke, Astri (CMI Report R 2015:11, Research report, 2015-12-01)
      Norway has a strong political commitment to promote the rights of women and their participation in public life through its development cooperation programs. A government White Paper on the subject in 2008 proclaimed that ...
    • Weak law forbidding female genital mutilation in Red Sea State, Sudan 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv; Bamkar, Sharifa (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2017:1, Working paper, 2017-05-01)
      This paper critically investigates the criminalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Red Sea, a state with one of the highest prevalence rates of FGM/C in Sudan (where 89% of females have undergone the ...
    • Weak links: How corruption affects the quality and integrity of medical products and impacts on the Covid-19 response 

      Steingrüber, Sarah; Gadanya, Muktar (U4 Issue 2021:15, Research report, 2021-12-01)
      Corruption is involved in poor medical product quality in five important areas: manufacturing and distribution, regulation, procurement, high-level governance, and the health workforce. Existing corruption pressures impact ...
    • Western and Chinese Development Engagements in Uganda's Roads Sector: An Implicit Division of Labour 

      Zhou, Hang (African Affairs vol. 00 no. 00, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022-01-01)
      How has the process of institution and governance building in Africa, a domain traditionally subject to western development interventions, been changed by Chinese-led development? Taking Uganda’s roads sector, and ...
    • What causes Latin America’s high incidence of adolescent pregnancy? 

      Gianella, Camila; Machado, Marta Rodriguez de Assis; Defago, Angelica Peñas (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 9, Report, 2017-11-01)
      Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, if the current trend continues, Latin American countries will not fulfill the ...
    • What constitutes a convention? Implications for the coexistence of conventions 

      Kolstad, Ivar (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2004)
      A model of repeated play of a coordination game, where stage games have a location in social space, and players receive noisy signals of the true location of their games, is reviewed. Sugden (1995) suggests that in such a ...
    • What determines Chinese outward FDI? 

      Kolstad, Ivar; Wiig, Arne (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2009)
      Chinese outward foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased substantially in recent years. Though this has generated considerable interest in the motivations and drivers of Chinese investment abroad, there have been few ...
    • What does it mean t be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique 

      Jones, Sam; Tvedten, Inge (WIDER Working Paper 2018/75, Research report, 2018-07-01)
      This study reflects on the relationship between economic (quantitative) and anthropological (qualitative) approaches to the analysis of poverty in developing countries. Drawing on detailed evidence from Mozambique, we argue ...
    • What does it mean to be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique 

      Jones, Sam; Tvedten, Inge (World Development vol. 117, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-01)
      Motivated by the siloed nature of much poverty research, as well as the challenge of finding inclusive operational definitions of poverty, this study reflects on the merits of seeking to reconcile economic (quantitative) ...
    • 'What does not get measured, does not get done'. The methods and limitations of measuring illicit financial flows 

      Fontana, Alessandra (U4 Brief 2010 No 2, Report, 2010-06-17)
      Estimates of the size of illicit financial flows have been questioned because data used to measure the phenomenon is fraught with problems. However, such estimates are necessary to inform policy making on this issue. ...
    • What has trust got to do with it? Non-payment of service charges in local authorities in South Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2003)
      A major financial problem in many municipalities in South Africa is the inadequate collection of service charges due to widespread nonpayment. The prevailing view is that non-compliance is caused by poverty and the existence ...
    • What makes a credit group tick? In-group favouritism among microfinance clients 

      Kolstad, Ivar; Wiig, Arne (Angola Brief vol. 1 no. 7, Report, 2011-06-05)
      Microcredit clients are often assigned to credit groups with joint liability for loans. But what makes a credit group work well? What credit groups are likely to generate the internal social dynamics needed for group ...