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Cultural heritage and development : a framework for action in the Middle East and North Africa : Patrimonie culturel et developpement - cadre d'action pour le Moyen-Orient et l'Afrique du Nord (French)

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are blessed with an extraordinary cultural patrimony, secular and religious, of huge importance for each country and for humankind at large. ... See More +

Publication 22559 JAN 01, 2003

Cernea, Michael M. English

Cultural heritage and development : a framework for action in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are blessed with an extraordinary cultural patrimony, secular and religious, of huge importance for each country and for humankind at large. ... See More +

Publication 22559 JAN 01, 2001

Cernea, Michael M. French Disclosed

Reasentamiento de Poblacion y Estudios Sociales (Spanish)

The seven studies included in this volume address key social issues in involuntary population resettlement and the use of sociological and anthropological knowledge for inducing socio-economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 67190 JAN 01, 2001

Cernea, Michael M. Disclosed

Cultural heritage preservation and management in the MENA region : sector review (English)

This sector review analyzes the policy and operational experiences accumulated by the World Bank's Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in the Cultural Heritage (CH) domain over the last five years (1996-2000). ... See More +

Working Paper 74310 AUG 01, 2000

Cernea,Michael M. Disclosed

The economics of involuntary resettlement : questions and challenges (English)

This volume presents a broad policy and intellectual debate about reorienting the development paradigm toward social inclusion and social development by focusing on one aspect: the need to bridge the gap between economic and social knowledge in addressing population resettlement. ... See More +

Publication 19081 MAR 31, 1999

Cernea, Michael M. [editor]

African involuntary population resettlement in a global context (English)

In Africa as well as worldwide, population settlement and resettlement processes are linked to the core of today's development agenda. This paper discusses several common characteristics and issues of involuntary resettlement processes resulting from development programs, and offers an overview of involuntary resettlement in Africa in the context of similar processes worldwide. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18174 FEB 28, 1997

Cernea, Michael M.

Hydropower dams and social impacts : a sociological perspective (English)

Why is the construction of hydropower dams, which generate energy that is renewable and cleaner than oil, coal, or nuclear power, increasingly attacked in the press and assaulted by many critics? ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18175 JAN 31, 1997

Cernea, Michael M.

Social organization and development anthropology : the 1995 Malinowski award lecture (English)

The way we legitimize to others or to ourselves the need for social analysis in development interventions creates a structure of expectations that becomes compelling. ... See More +

Publication 25620 FEB 29, 1996

Cernea, Michael M.

Bridging the research divide : studying refugees and development oustees (English)

Countries in a post-war situation, and the processes of war-to-peace transition, place the social problems of relocating war refugees and displaced population high on the world's agenda, with increasing visibility and urgency. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) REP481 JAN 01, 1996

Cernea, Michael M.

Social integration and population displacement : the contribution of social science (English)

The discourse about social integration usually assumes that it is linked to development, and that 'more' development induces higher degrees of social integration and reduces social conflicts. ... See More +

Journal Article REP477 JAN 01, 1995

Cernea, Michael

The sociological action-research of development-induced population resettlement (English)

This article discusses an action-research study of development caused population resettlement. The study, conduct from 1993-1994, covered 192 development projects that entailed the displacement and resettlement of about 2.5 million people over 8-10 year period. ... See More +

Journal Article REP480 JAN 01, 1995

Cernea,Michael M. Disclosed

Understanding and preventing impoverishment from displacement : reflections on the state of knowledge (English)

The remarkable progress in social science research on resettlement is defined by the author in terms of a) knowledge acquisition; significant shifts in research trends; and c) development and diversification of research models. ... See More +

Journal Article REP478 JAN 01, 1995

Cernea, Michael M.

Sociology, anthropology, and development : an annotated bibliography of World Bank publications, 1975-1993 (English)

The body of writings described in this volume consists of selected publications authored by sociologists and anthropologists working as regular World Bank staff or as consultants to the Bank. ... See More +

Publication 13727 NOV 30, 1994

Cernea,Michael M. Disclosed

Making development sustainable : from concepts to action (English)

Since the establishment of the Environment Department in 1987, the Bank has made a concentrated effort to incorporate environmental concerns into its lending and advisory activities. ... See More +

Publication 13547 SEP 30, 1994

Serageldin, Ismail [editor]; Steer, Andrew [editor]; Cernea, Michael M.; Dixon, John A.; Lutz, Ernst; Margulis, Sergio; Munasinghe, Mohan; Rees, Colin Disclosed

The urban environment and population relocation (English)

Urban economic and social development in the Third World often requires involuntary displacement and relocation of various groups of residents. ... See More +

Publication WDP152 SEP 30, 1993

Cernea, Michael M.

Sociological work within a development agency : experiences in the World Bank (English)

This paper discusses some aspects of the work carried out by sociologists and anthropologists in the World Bank. It draws upon the author's experience as a sociologist at the Bank and presents views on the potential of using social science knowledge in designing and implementing development polices and programs. ... See More +

Working Paper 26278 AUG 31, 1993

Cernea,Michael M. Disclosed

Design for water user associations : organizational characteristics (English)

This paper analyzes how Bank-financed irrigation projects deal with the basic organizational characteristics of water user associations in their design and approach. ... See More +

Working Paper 27392 JAN 01, 1993

Cernea, Michael M.; Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Disclosed

Culture and organization : the social sustainability of induced development (English)

While the intellectual debate concerning the sustainability of induced development is largely limited to the dimensions of economic and environmental sustainability, the author states that the sociocultural factors are crucial. ... See More +

Journal Article REP473 JAN 01, 1993

Cernea,Michael M. Disclosed

The building blocks of participation : testing bottom-up planning (English)

A pragmatic question that arises during the design and execution of many government programs is this: how can a capacity for mobilizing community participation be built into the project's design and staffing? ... See More +

Publication WDP166 MAY 31, 1992

Cernea, Michael M.

Pastoralists' organizations for resource management : an African case (English)

This paper states that to attain good environmental management it is utterly insufficient to address the environmental requirements alone, instead the sociological variables must also be addressed. ... See More +

Working Paper 26277 MAR 31, 1992

Cernea, Michael

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Cultural heritage and development : a framework for action in the Middle East and North Africa : Patrimonie culturel et developpement - cadre d'action pour le Moyen-Orient et l'Afrique du Nord (French)
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JAN 01, 2003 22559 Publication English
Cultural heritage and development : a framework for action in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2001 22559 Publication French
Reasentamiento de Poblacion y Estudios Sociales (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2001 67190 Working Paper
Cultural heritage preservation and management in the MENA region : sector review (English)
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AUG 01, 2000 74310 Working Paper
The economics of involuntary resettlement : questions and challenges (English)
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MAR 31, 1999 19081 Publication
African involuntary population resettlement in a global context (English)
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FEB 28, 1997 18174 Departmental Working Paper
Hydropower dams and social impacts : a sociological perspective (English)
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JAN 31, 1997 18175 Departmental Working Paper
Social organization and development anthropology : the 1995 Malinowski award lecture (English)
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FEB 29, 1996 25620 Publication
Bridging the research divide : studying refugees and development oustees (English)
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JAN 01, 1996 REP481 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social integration and population displacement : the contribution of social science (English)
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JAN 01, 1995 REP477 Journal Article
The sociological action-research of development-induced population resettlement (English)
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JAN 01, 1995 REP480 Journal Article
Understanding and preventing impoverishment from displacement : reflections on the state of knowledge (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1995 REP478 Journal Article
Sociology, anthropology, and development : an annotated bibliography of World Bank publications, 1975-1993 (English)
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NOV 30, 1994 13727 Publication
Making development sustainable : from concepts to action (English)
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SEP 30, 1994 13547 Publication
The urban environment and population relocation (English)
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SEP 30, 1993 WDP152 Publication
Sociological work within a development agency : experiences in the World Bank (English)
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AUG 31, 1993 26278 Working Paper
Design for water user associations : organizational characteristics (English)
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JAN 01, 1993 27392 Working Paper
Culture and organization : the social sustainability of induced development (English)
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JAN 01, 1993 REP473 Journal Article
The building blocks of participation : testing bottom-up planning (English)
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MAY 31, 1992 WDP166 Publication
Pastoralists' organizations for resource management : an African case (English)
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MAR 31, 1992 26277 Working Paper