Now showing items 11-20 of 212
Rural - Urban Differentiation, Migration and Emerging Educational Inequalities.A case Study of Left-behind Children in Ganqiu Village, Yunnan
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-28)
Abstract After China's policy of reform and opening up to the outside world was carried out in the late 1970s, millions of farmers are flocking to China's cities, seeking work with a hope of improving the living standard ...
"There's no love here". Beach boys in Malindi, Kenya
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-27)
Although there has been various suggestions as to what would be the correct term to use on a phenomenon where Western female tourists travel to Third World countries; engaging in romantic relationships with local beach ...
Defending what is ours: Territorial property rights, maps and indigeneity in the Peruvian central rain forest
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-21)
The aim of the thesis is to identify and analyse central dynamics in the encounter between the indigenous population and settlers in a Native Community in the Peruvian central Amazon. The indigenous residents are subsistence ...
Strained Fraternity. Identity Formations, Migration and Social Transformation Among Sri Lankan Tamils in Tamil Nadu, India
(The University of Bergen, 2005)
"Why Do You Write Your Name Long Like That?" Language and Literacy in a San Francisco Kindergarten
(The University of Bergen, 2008)
In this thesis I investigate the role of language awareness in early literacy, and argue that skills acquired when becoming literate can provide resources for manipulating social as well as textual relations. Based on ...
Rota, kontrastenes landsby. Lokal stolthet i møte med intern og ekstern påvirkning
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-22)
Oppgaven baseres seg på 6 måneders feltarbeid i en andalusisk landsby ved Atlanterhavskysten. I likhet med mange andalusiske landsbyer er Rota godt besøkt av turister, både fra utlandet og spanjoler på innlandsferie. ...
Performing us and the others. Latino identification through expressive culture in a Texan theater company
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-14)
When represented in media, Latinos in the United States are often associated with immigration, border control, drug dealing, gangs or the rising use of Spanish in the U.S. The large and heterogeneous Latino population has ...
"Embracing the land". Maori og Pakeha i Aotearoa New Zealand
(The University of Bergen, 2007)
Teksten handler om aspekter ved forholdet mellom urfolk og majoritet i et vestlige sosialdemokratisk i-land. Den er basert på et seks måneder langt feltarbeid (fra august 2006 til februar 2007) i Aotearoa New Zealand, ...
Mama, I wont't go to school. Conflictual relations between education and fishing among the children of Anomabo in the central region of Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-20)
It is on records that the Central region along the coastal stretch of Ghana was the first to have received formal education during the colonial period as early as the 18th century. This is evident by the fact that the ...