Browsing Department of Social Anthropology by Subject "United States"
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Christian Charity Work in the Contemporary United States -Volunteering as a practice in Houston, Texas (The University of Bergen, 2009-06-19)In my thesis I have looked at the challenges and dilemmas facing volunteers at a Christian charity organizations located in Houston, Texas. Philanthropy and volunteerism, or the non-profit sector, are often used as an ...Master thesis
From Victim to Survivor: Healing and Recovery in a Drug Addiction Treatment Program in San Francisco (The University of Bergen, 2008)In this thesis I explore clients’ participation in therapy groups at a drug treatment program in San Francisco. Based on six months of ethnographic fieldwork, following women in their daily attempts at “working the program”, ...Master thesis