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Strained Fraternity. Identity Formations, Migration and Social Transformation Among Sri Lankan Tamils in Tamil Nadu, India
(The University of Bergen, 2005)
Identity, migration and diaspora from the perspectives of French speaking West Africans in Bergen and Oslo – their thoughts and their stories.
(The University of Bergen, 2009)
Identity, migration and diaspora from the perspectives of French speaking West Africans in Bergen and Oslo - their thoughts and their stories. The research for this thesis has been conducted among the French-speaking ...
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 ...
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 ...
"En må få hodet inn i soningen" Mestring og motstand i Bergen fengsel
(The University of Bergen, 2011-12-19)
Denne avhandlingen omhandler menneskers relasjon til makt. Under et 6 måneders langt feltarbeid i Bergen fengsel undersøkte jeg informantenes hverdag ved å benytte meg av en kombinasjon av deltakende observasjon og intervjuer. ...
"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, ...
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 ...
A Quest for Success in Urban China; a study of "young urban professionals" in Beijing
(The University of Bergen, 2013-12-16)
In this thesis I examine how young urban professionals in Beijing relate to their experience of participating in the modern Chinese capitalist economy. Their experiences are seen along economic and social lines: from ...
The Dynamics of changing perspectives: Identity politics, citizen rights and language among the deaf in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-30)
This thesis is centered around the two conflicting discourses on deafness. Deafness can be understood as both a medical and cultural terms. However, both these discourses are highly contested. This thesis aims at exploring ...