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Power, resistance and development in the global south: notes towards a critical research agenda
This article engages with radical critiques of the Eurocentric grammar of development discourses. I start from a position of considerable sympathy with their appreciation of the discursive dimensions of power that attach ...
Staying Cool, Looking Good, Moving Around: Consumption, Sustainability and the ‘Rise of the South’
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
The nature of global development has changed substantially over the past three decades in step with the intensified globalisation of capitalism and its imperatives of growth and expanding consumption. Most significant is ...
I forskerutdanningens "jernbur"?
‘With a Heavy Heart’: Ethics, Emotions and Rationality in Norwegian Immigration Administration
This article analyses decision-making processes concerning applications for family immigration to Norway by giving an account of the dilemmas and challenges faced by the employees of the Norwegian immigration administration. ...
The effect of hospital mergers on long-term sickness absence among hospital employees: a fixed effects multivariate regression analysis using panel data
(BioMed Central, 2014-02-03)
Background: Hospitals are merging to become more cost-effective. Mergers are often complex and difficult processes with variable outcomes. The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of mergers on long-term sickness ...
Web Technologies in Practice. The Integration of Web Technologies by Environmental Organizations
This article uses a structuration model to explore the interaction between technology and organizations. Based on a case study of three environmental organizations in Norway and opposing visions of a single predetermined ...
Kvalitet i yrkesutdanningen? Utviklingsbetingelser for en erfaringsbasert yrkespedagogikk
Kvalitetsutvikling forutsetter oppfatninger om hva som skal utvikles, og hvordan. Om målet for yrkesutdanningen er faglig kompetente, sjølvstendige og kreative individer, kan utvikling av en erfaringsbasert yrkespedagogikk ...
Internet Communication: Does It Strengthen Local Voluntary Organizations?
Does communication through the Internet strengthen local voluntary organizations? This question is investigated by analyzing sustainability, vitality, and the use of the Internet by Norwegian local voluntary organizations. ...
The Problem of Dependency: Immigration, Gender, and the Welfare State
(Oxford University Press, 2010)
This article discusses the regulation of marriage immigration to Norway through an analysis of the subsistence requirement, a rule entailing that a person who wants to bring a spouse to Norway must achieve a certain level ...
Paid and unpaid work in the Norwegian Welfare state - the case of the lone mother allowance
(Editura Universității din București, 2015)
In much of the literature, the Nordic states are presented as models for womanfriendly and gender equality policy. Differences between the gendered dimensions among the Nordic countries are less frequently explored. From ...