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Soapstone in the North. Quarries, Products and People 7000 BC - AD 1700
(University of Bergen, 2017)
This book addresses soapstone use in Norway and the North Atlantic region, including Greenland. Although the majority of the papers deal with the Iron Age and Middle Ages, the book spans the Mesolithic to the early modern ...
Eiendom, makt og statsdannelse. Kongsgårder og gods i Hordaland i yngre jernalder og middelalder
(Universitetet i Bergen, 2008)
Poverty as Ideology. Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas
(Zed Books, 2018-12-15)
Poverty as Ideology shows how our dominant approaches to poverty studies have, in fact, served to reinforce the prevailing neoliberal ideology while neglecting the wider interests of social justice that are fundamental to ...
The Political Economy of Poverty and Social Transformations of the Global South
This book contributes to the debates on the production and eradication of poverty in the global South. It collects a set of innovative articles concentrating on the way in which poverty, as a social process, has been ...
Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies
This book highlights current debates about concepts, methods, and policies related to poverty in Latin America. It focuses on child and adolescent well-being and the issue of inclusive societies. Its goal is to promote new ...
The Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives
The concept of a democratic developmental state is part of the current development discourse advocated by international aid agencies, deliberated on by academics, and embraced by policymakers in many emerging economies in ...
Child Poverty, Youth (Un)Employment, and Social Inclusion
Worldwide child and youth poverty remain the biggest barrier to achieving a better life in adulthood. Progress in lifting children out of poverty in the last decades has been slow and limited in the developing world, while ...
Social Policy, Poverty, and Inequality in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union: Agency and Institutions in Flux
(ibidem Press, 2019)
This volume takes stock of the diverse and divergent welfare trajectories of post-socialist countries across Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union. It traces the impacts, in terms of poverty, ...
Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa
(ibidem Press, 2019)
Despite important strides in the fight against poverty in the past two decades, child poverty remains widespread and persistent, particularly in Africa. Poverty in all its dimensions is detrimental for early childhood ...
The Politics of Social Inclusion: Bridging Knowledge and Policies Towards Social Change
(ibidem Press, 2020-03)
This volume looks at concepts and processes of social exclusion and social inclusion. It traces a number of discourses, all of them routed in a relational power analysis, examining them in the context of the UN Agenda for ...