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30.12.04Forum for Development Studies [2-04]


Contents

  • Introduction
    (Olav Stokke)
  • Integration or Exclusion? Locating Indigenous Peoples in the Development Process of Kerala, South India
    (Darley Jose Kjosavik and N. Shanmugaratnam)
  • Dalit Politics in India and New Meaning of Caste
    (Anne Waldrop)
  • The Embedded Recipient and the Disembedded Donor: Private-Sector Development Aid in Ghana
    (Peter Kragelund)

 

Debates:

  • Electoral Politics in Highly Segmented Societies: an Interpretation of Indian Experiences
    (Pamela Price)
  • Norwegian Support for Education for All
    (Olav Kjørven)
  • Education – Job Number 1: What Education and for Whom?
    (Birgit Brock-Utne)
  • Comments on ‘Norwegian Support for Education for All’
    (Jon Lauglo)
  • Rejoinder to Brock-Utne on ‘Education – Job Number 1: What Education and for Whom?’
    (Olav Kjørven)

Single copies: 140 NOK | 209 pages



30.06.04Forum for Development Studies [1-04]


Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Taxation and the Political Agenda, North and South
    (Mick Moore)
  • Accountability and Capacity in Developing Country Federalism: Empowered States, Competitive Federalism
    (Aaron Schneider)
  • Autonomous Tax Administration in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of the Uganda Revenue Authority
    (Ole Therkildsen)
  • Taxation during State Formation: Lessons from Palestine, 1994–2000
    (Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Adel al-Zagha)

Debates:

  • Methodological Individualism, Rational Choice and Development Economics: A Response to Kjosavik
    (Nils August Andresen)
  • Individualism and Institutionalism – A Rejoinder
    (Darley Jose Kjosavik)
  • Individualism and Institutionalism – Rejoinder by
    (Nils August Andresen)
  • More on Individualism and Institutionalism
    (Darley Jose Kjosavik)
  • Final Comments on Individualism and Institutionalism
    (Nils August Andresen)
  • Concluding Remarks on Individualism and Institutionalism
    (Darley Jose Kjosavik)
  • A Leap to Equality?
    (Torild Skard)

Single copies: 140 NOK | 223 pages



30.12.03Forum for Development Studies [2-03]


 

Contents:

 

  • Introduction
    (Olav Stokke)
  • Democratic Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction: Exploring the Linkages
    (Trond Vedeld)
  • Methodological Individualism and Rational Choice in Neoclassical Economics: A Review of Institutionalist Critique
    (Darley Jose Kjosavik)
  • National Capabilities and Economic Development: A Subjectivist View
    (Tony Fu-Lai Yu)

Debates:

  • I. Development Research Challenges under Shifting Policies
  • New Realities, New Strategies
    (Nina Gornitzka)
  • Research Priority No. One: Fighting Powerty
    (Asbjørn Løvbræk)
  • The Critical Role of Development Research
    (Desmond McNeill)
  • II. Interdisciplinarity: Still a Challenge in Development Research
    (Nina Gornitzka)
  • III. The Mythology of Aid: Catchwords, empty Phrases and Tautological Reasoning
    (Henrik Secher Marcussen and Steen Bergendorff)
  • IV. The WDR 2004 on Making Services Work for Poor People
  • Application of the WDR 2004 Accountability Model to the HIV/AIDS and Development Agenda
    (Sigrun Møgedal)
  • Missing Perspectives: People and Gender
    (Torild Skard)
  • The Pros and Cons of Self-Reliance: Eritrea's Relations with Aid Agencies and NGOS
    (Christine Smith-Simonsen

 

 

Single copies: 140 NOK | 223 pages



30.06.03Forum for Development Studies [1-03]


Contents

  • Introduction
    (Olav Stokke)
  • Trends in the Emergence of Agricultural Land Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa
    (Espen Sjaastad)
  • Economic Convergence through Savings, Trade and Technology Flows: Lessons from Recent Research
    (Per Botolf Maurseth)
  • Developing Countries and the Tourist Industry in the Internet Age: The Case of Namibia
    (Arne Wiig)

Debates

  • I. Law and Property Outside the West
    Mathieu versus de Soto: A Comment
    (Tor A. Benjaminsen Espen Sjaastad)
  • An Additional Comment on de Soto
    (Paul Mathieu)
  • II. Global Governance in the Age of Globalisation
    (Henri Vogt)
  • III. Urban Research Agendas, Financing of Research and Quality
    Urban Research Agendas, Modes of Financing Research and Considerations of Quality
    (Mariken Vaa)

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30.12.02Forum for Development Studies [2-02]


 

Contents

  • Introduction
    (Olav Stokke)
  • Realising the Right to Food by Integrating Human Rights Thinking in Poverty Reduction Strategies
    (Ruth Haug and Estrellita Rauan)
  • What Democratisation Does to Minorities Displaced from Power: The Case of White Afrikaners in South Africa
    (Eghosa E. Osaghae)
  • Turning Landscapes into 'Nothing': A Narrative on Land Reform in Namibia
    (Eirin Hongslo and Tor A. Benjaminsen)

Debates:

  • I. Law and Property Outside the West
    Land and Property Outside the West: A Few New Ideas about Fighting Powerty
    (Hernando de Soto)
  • Formalising Land Tenure in Rural Africa
    (Tor A. Benjaminsen)
  • Security of Land Tenure Papers and Unleashing Grass-Root Investment for Rural Development in Africa: Some Comments
    (Paul Mathieu)
  • Property Rights – A Temporary Relief for the Poor?
    (Solveig Glomsrød)
  • Rejoinder to Mathieu
    (Hernando de Soto)
  • II. Ownership and Partnership
    Ownership and Partnership: Does the New Rhetoric Solve the Incentive Problems in Aid?
    (Alf Morten Jerve)

Single copies: 140 NOK | 181 pages



30.12.02Forum for Development Studies [1-02]


Contents

  • Introduction
    (Olav Stokke)
  • Environment and Development: Dissecting the Connection
    (Jouni Paavola)
  • Foreign Direct Investment and Human Rights: An Ambiguous Relationship
    (Bjørn Letnes)
  • Analysing Conservation–Development Discourses: The Story of a Biopiracy Narrative
    (Hanne Svarstad)

Debates

  • I. Discourse on Development Research Funding
    Development Studies Between Fashion and Reality: Reflections on Norwegian Impasse
    (Olle Tõrnquist)
  • Studies of Development: No Impasse, But a Long Way to Go
    (Stein Tønnesson)
  • Rejoinder to Stein Tønnesson
    (Olle Tõrnquist)
  • The Aid and Academia Controversy: Lessons Learned from Recent Evaluations
    (Henrik Secher Marcussen)
  • Confusion and Ambiguity: A Response to Henrik Secher Marcussen
    (Gunnar M. Sørbø)
  • Rejoinder to Gunnar M. Sørbø
    (Henrik Secher Marcussen)
  • II. Global Development
    Polarisation or Convergence?
    (Anders Lundkvist)
  • Politics versus Science: A Response to Anders Lundkvist
    (Arne Melchior and Kjetil Telle)
  • Politics and Science: A Rejoinder to Arne Melchior and Kjetil Telle
    (Anders Lundkvist)
  • Respons to Lundquist – A Last Rejoinder
    (Arne Melchior and Kjetil Telle)
  • III. African Development
    The New Partnership for Africas Development (NEPAD) – Old Wine in New Bottles?
    (Henning Melber)

Single copies: 140 NOK | 258 pages



30.12.01Forum for Development Studies [2-01]


 

Contents

 

  • Introduction
    (Olav Stokke)
  • Can a Patrimonial Democracy Survive? The Case of Mozambique
    (Einar Braathen and Aslak Orre)
  • A Balanced View of Development as Freedom
    (Bertil Tungodden)
  • On the Meaning of Development: An Exploration of the Capability Approach
    (N. Shanmugaratnam)
  • The State We're In: Recent Contributions to the Debate on State-Society Relations in Africa
    (Stein Sundstøl Eriksen)
  • Aid in Academia: An uneasy Relationship
    (Gunnar M. Sørbø)

Debate:

  • Development Research in Norway
    (Johan Helland)
  • Norwegian Research on Development: A Comment on Johan Helland's Article
    (Stein Tønnesson)

Single copies: 140 NOK | 181 pages



30.06.01Forum for Development Studies [1-01]


 

Contents

 

  • Introduction
    (Olav Stokke)
  • The Impact of Multi-Party Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa
    (Nicolas van de Walle)

Debate:

  • The Limits of Clientelism: Multi-Party Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa
    (Inge Amundsen)
  • What Does Democracy Have to Do with It? van de Walle on Democracy and Economic Growth in Africa
    (Stein Sundstøl Eriksen)
  • Rejoinder to Inge Amundsen and Stein Sundstøl Eriksen
    (Nicolas van de Walle)
  • Global Income Distribution 1965–98: Convergence and Marginalisation
    (Arne Melchior and Kjetil Telle)
  • Understanding Taxation in Poor African Countries: A Critical Review of Selected Perspectives
    (Ole Therkildsen)
  • The Politics of Revenue Mobilisation: Explaining Continuity in Namibian Tax Policies
    (Lise Rakner)
  • The World Bank and the IMF: Tax, Democracy and Shrinking Aid in Sub-Saharan Africa
    (Gorm Rye Olsen)

Single copies: 140 NOK | 191 pages



30.12.00Forum for Development Studies [2-00]


Contents

 

  • Introduction
    (Olav Stokke)
  • Dilemmas in Norwegian Development Assistance to Indigenous Peoples. A Case-Study from Botswana
    (Sidsel Saugestad)
  • The Innocent Developer: Ethics and Ox-Cultivation. A Case-Study from Southern Sudan
    (Arne Olav Øyhus)
  • Corruption as Everyday Practice. The Public–Private Divide in Local Indian Society
    (Arild Engelsen Ruud)
  • Fish as Vehicle for Economic Development in Namibia
    (Ussif Rashid Sumaila)

Debate:

  • Interdisciplinarity in Development Studies: Myths and Realities
    (Elisabeth Molteberg, Cassandra Bergstrøm and Ruth Haug)
  • New Social Corporatism: A Discursive-Critical Review of the WDR 200/1, 'Attacking Powerty'
    (Einar Braathen)

 

Single copies: 0 NOK | 162 pages



30.06.00Forum for Development Studies [1-00]


 

Contents

 

  • Introduction
    (Olav Stokke)
  • Dilemmas of Fiscal Decentralisation: A Study of Local Government Taxation in Tanzania
    (Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Joseph Semboja)
  • The Adaption Of Quasi-Citizens to Political and Social Marginality: Farm Workers in Zimbabwe
    (Arild Schou)
  • Comparing Market-Oriented Reforms of State-Owned Companies in Africa
    (Gunnar Guddal Michelsen)
  • Constraints and Opportunities for ' Community Participation' in the Management of the Lake Victoria Fisheries
    (Erik G. Jansen, Richard O. Abila and John P. Owino)

 

Debates:

  • Sigurd Skirbekk and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Wrong Target for Justified Concerns
    (Asbjørn Eide)
  • Good Intentions and Unintended Consequences: Relations between the UDHR, New Liberalism and New Challenges
    (Sigurd N. Skirbekk)
  • Statistics – the Development Researcher's Guilty Secret
    (Desmond McNeill)

Single copies: 140 NOK | 198 pages


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