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  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (Cestrad/ISShttp://www.iss.nl/, 2000)
    In an institutional sense the challenge of post-communist transition is three-fold: from a centralized command economy to a market economy; from a totalitarian regime to a democratic political order; and from repressive ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (Cordaidhttp://home.tiscali.nl/zambia/inside_zambia_gb.htm, 2004)
    Everyone knew, of course, that the copper price is purely the result of external factors. Yet, in post-independence Zambia there was no feeling whatsoever that “seven years of plenteousness” (Joseph in Egypt) might be ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (RAWOOhttp://www.rawoo.nl/home.html, 1997)
    Following the death of several hundred people during 'ethnic' rioting in Burundi, a repetition of previous genocides seemed imminent. Belgium and France, not surprisingly, contemplated the evacuation of their citizens from ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (2000-12)
    After infra-structure development, community development, integrated rural development, basic needs, structural adjustment, human development and sustainable development -not to speak of "sustainable human development"- a ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (World Scientifichttp://www.wspc.com.sg/, 2001)
    In preparation for this conference I have looked back at my own work and the work of others in the period just after most of Sub-Saharan Africa achieved independence. My own place was in the University of Zambia, from 1967 ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (Macmillan, 1999)
    In this chapter elections and civil strife will be analyzed against the background of four factors which tend to affect the role of elections in processes of democratization: a malfunctioning party system, the lack of ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (Edward Elgarhttp://www.e-elgar.co.uk/, 2006)
    Human rights reflect a determined effort to protect the dignity of each and every human being against abuse of power. This endeavour is as old as human history. What is relatively new is the international venture for the ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (Questhttp://www.quest-journal.net/, 1994-06)
    Colonialism brought Africa a process of state formation upon which post-independence rulers have further built. Such modern government needs modern types of legitimisation; one cannot have it both ways. In trying to explain ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (Edward Elgarhttp://www.e-elgar.co.uk/, 2009)
    While sustainable development has shown a remarkable degree of persistence and staying power as a concept, implementation of intragenerational as well as intergenerational equity remains as problematic as true universality ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (Purdue University Presshttp://www.thepress.purdue.edu/, 2003)
    The present paper sets out to examine ways and means of attacking poverty and global socio-economic inequalities from a human rights perspective. First we shall look at global injustice and current ways of “approaching” ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (2002-11)
    The theme of this Valedictory Address will be power and protection, and we shall focus on the question why poor people often seem to lose out, and generally do not tend to gain from the drive to ever-increasing productivity.
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (Berghahn Bookshttp://www.berghahnbooks.com/, 2002)
    The problematique of racialised inequalities is the major focus of this chapter. Remedies will be looked for in human rights. First we shall go into the meaning of human rights. The international project for the realisation ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hillhttp://www.unc.edu/, 1998-09)
    This is the third essay in a trilogy Socialism, Capitalism and Democracy Reconsidered. The title refers to Schumpeter's Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy, written more than fifty years ago. Indeed, the collapse of real ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hillhttp://www.unc.edu/, 1998)
    Apparently transition is a difficult process. The reform programme adopted in Russia and several other former socialist countries was based on a purely economic approach, neglecting socio-cultural and political conditions ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (Eburonhttp://www.eburon.nl/, 2004)
    “I shall sing no celebratory song!” Apparently, after more than fifty years of development co-operation this is how Philip Quarles van Ufford views the history of interventionism in the South since the idea of development ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (Wageningen University Presshttp://www.wageningenacademic.com/, 2006)
    This chapter looks at the sacred realm –as distinct from both the public and the private realm- as a contested space, full of old and new threats and challenges. As to conventional inter-religious violence the challenge ...
  • Gaay Fortman, B. de (Elsevierhttp://www.elsevier.com, 2005)
    This article sets out to provide a general background to the study of aggression in the social sciences, with a particular focus on its link to collective violence. While the study of what happens in the human brain appears ...
  • Wiersum, K.F.; Ros-Tonen, Mirjam A.F. (www.north-south.nl, 2005-12-20)
    This policy brief summarises the present state of scientific understanding of the potential contribution of tropical forests to poverty alleviation and highlights the implications of this knowledge for forest-based poverty ...
  • Dietz, A.J. (Utrecht University, CERES, 2003-06-26)
    The text starts with a reminder of the historical roots of the debate about the social problem in early industrial England, and connects it with the current debate about social exclusion and poverty, with an example from ...
  • Peters, Krijn; Richards, Paul; Vlassenroot, Koen (RAWOO, 2003)
    A preliminary review of literature on Africa and an assessment of the debate.

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