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Kvinners liv og hverdag i Damaskus
(The University of Bergen, 2009)
Denne avhandlingen utforsker hvordan syriske kvinners livssituasjon og hverdag fortoner seg. Under et 6 måneders langt feltarbeid i Damaskus undersøkte jeg informantenes hverdag ved å benytte meg av en kombinasjon av ...
Seeing like a state vs. seeing like a local community: the case of dam construction in Nubian homeland, Sudan
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-18)
The Current research focuses on issue of proposed Kajbar Dam in the context of the Nile in the Sudan. The government of the country is involved in building dam on the part of the Nile that passes through the very north of ...
Spatial Reconfigurations and New Social Formations: the Contemporary Urban Context of Kerala
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-22)
Urbanisation and global relationships have had deep historical impacts all along the western coast of Indian peninsula in general and Kerala in particular. It is both inadequate and inaccurate to invest everything ‘urban’ ...
understanding_informationtechnology@school. An exploration of global IT discourses at Columbus elementary school, U.S.A.
(The University of Bergen, 2002)
Managing the threat of violence in Guatemala: Violence as part of women's everyday lives
(The University of Bergen, 2014-07-30)
In this thesis I explore the prevalence of violence against women in Guatemala. Violence is considered a part of everyday life because it has become normalized. By normal" I refer to both the frequency of the act and its ...
The remnants of colonial capital: Economic crisis and the social reproduction of alienation in a South Indian plantation belt
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-14)
This dissertation is concerned with the present-day situation of Tamil tea plantation workers in Kerala. The plantation Tamils, as they are known locally, belong to Dalits (ex-untouchable/outcaste) communities who have ...
Som i en boble. Velstående colombianere - vold, usikkerhet og kamp om rom
(The University of Bergen, 2004)
Å ta det beste fra to kulturer - En studie av tamilenes hverdagsliv i Bergen
(The University of Bergen, 2011-12-20)
Denne avhandlingen handler om hvordan tamilene lever sine liv i Bergen. Hvordan de ser på norske kulturelle normer og praksiser og hvordan de bevarer egne kulturelle normer og praksiser. Tempelet betyr mye for mine informanter ...
"Visdom hører steder til" - En studie om landskap og stedliggjøring av islandskhet
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-13)
The thesis explores national identity in Iceland and the UNESCO World Heritage Site Thingvellir National Park. This is the place where the Icelandic Parliament was established in the year 930 AD. In addition to the ...
A State of Corruption? An Anthropology of the South Asian State
(The University of Bergen, 2008-04-25)