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In Science We Trust, Through Ideology We Look: Explaining Climate Change Attitudes in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2015-06-01)
This thesis explores climate change attitudes among the Norwegian public. While previous research on public opinion on climate change to a large degree has focused on scepticism, this thesis focuses on climate change ...
Brød eller sirkus? En tidsserieanalyse av TV-debatters innflytelse på partioppslutning i stortingsvalgkampen 2005
(The University of Bergen, 2007)
Problemstillingen i denne masteroppgaven er om politikeres opptredener i TV-debatter har effekt på partiers oppslutning i norske stortingsvalgkamper. Bakgrunnen for temaet er analyser som viser at valgkamper blir viktigere ...
Enough food is not enough - Litigation as a strategy to secure the right to food in Guatemala
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-27)
This thesis aims to investigate the conditions for legal enforcement of the right to food in Guatemala. In recent years there has been an increase in the phenomenon of protecting social rights through the legal opportunity ...
Velferd, Utjamning, Fattigdom. Problemrepresentasjoner i tre stortingsmeldinger om velferdspolitikk 1995-2002
(The University of Bergen, 2007)
Denne oppgaven argumenterer for at en viktig innfallsvinkel til å studere utviklingen av velferdsstaten er å undersøke hvordan den blir språklig konstruert i politisk debatt og policydiskurs. Med dette som utgangspunkt ...
How and Why Parties Respond to Membership Decline: The Case of the SPD and the CDU
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
A dominant assumption in the existing literature on party organisation in Western Europe holds that parties acquiesce in membership decline because modern campaigning is capital- rather than labour-intensive. This article ...
Forsoningen som uteble. Norges oppgjør med landssvikerne
(Cappelen Damm Akademisk, 1998)
Winning Without Fighting: The Art of Nonviolent Action
(The University of Bergen, 2008)
Nonviolent collective action emerged during the last century as a potent tool for democratization and the pursuit of freedom and human rights. Yet the phenomenon remains somewhat understudied, and our understanding of ...
The World Bank and Climate Change Mitigation - Integrating Considerations for Climate Change Mitigation in the Energy Portfolio 2008-2011
(The University of Bergen, 2012)
Projections reveal that developing countries’ emissions of GHG will rise tremendously in the decades to come. The UNFCCC has identified the World Bank as having an important role to play in assisting client countries ...
A study of the Nigerian truth commission and why it failed
(The University of Bergen, 2009)
The Nigeria truth commission the Oputa Panel was set up in 1999 to investigate and recommend the appropriate redress of human rights violations committed between 1966 and 1999. Facing several delays and dangers of shut ...
Institutional development through crisis? an analysis of the European Court of Human Rights' pilot judgement procedure addressing systemic human rights issues
(The University of Bergen, 2011-09-20)
The thesis aims to investigate a new approach put to use by the European Court of Human Rights for the first time in 2004, known as the Pilot Judgement Procedure, and asks whether this procedure contributes to the ...