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    • Dagsverket - lavterskel arbeidstilbud for rusavhengige. Evalueringsrapport 

      Fjær, Svanaug (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-05)
      Dagsverket (one-day’s-work) is a low threshold service aiming at giving people with addiction problems a possibility to work. The service offer work to a group of 15 persons, for four hours a day. People that meet in the ...
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    • Dealing with Natural Disasters: Managing Floods in Norway 

      Lillestøl, Carina Smørdal; Rykkja, Lise Hellebø (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2016-04)
      Crises, such as floods, give rise to important political–administrative challenges. Preparing for sudden adversity, and the capacity to respond and adjust course in the face of crises are major and necessary assets for ...
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    • The Decentralized Path Challenged? Nordic Health Care Reforms in Comparison 

      Byrkjeflot, Haldor; Neby, Simon (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-01)
      In this paper we present alternatives for describing and explaining the developments of Nordic health care in general and hospitals in particular. The backdrop is the Norwegian hospital reform of 2002, a reform that seems ...
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    • Democracy and administrative policy: Contrasting elements of NPM and post-NPM 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-11)
      This paper put together an analytical platform for discussing and analyzing administrative reforms in terms of democracy. First, we present the fundamental positions of democratic theory represented by output-democracy ...
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    • Den globale produksjonen av symbol og kunnskap. Verdsflukt og verdsherredømme 

      Møen, Atle (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-09)
      Global production of cultural symbol and knowledge World flight and World mastery: This is an outline of how global production of cultural symbols and specialized knowledge are transforming basic experiences of illness ...
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    • Den kulturelle skolesekken - en tekstsamling 

      Breivik, Jan-Kåre; Christophersen, Catharina (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2013-05)
      Høsten 2009 fikk Uni Rokkansenteret og Høgskolen i Bergen i oppdrag av Kulturdepartementet å forske på Den kulturelle skolesekken (DKS). Forskningsprosjektet ble gjennomført i tidsrommet 2010–2013 av en forskergruppe ...
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    • Den kulturelle skolesekken - et utredningsnotat 

      Breivik, Jan-Kåre; Christophersen, Catharina (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-10)
      Dette notatet er skrevet på oppdrag for Kulturutredningen 2014. Siktemålet har vært å redegjøre for tidligere og pågående forsknings- og utredningsarbeid om Den kulturelle skolesekken (DKS), og å drøfte styrker og svakheter ...
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    • Den opprinnelige symbiosen mellom fotball og presse 

      Helland, Knut (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-09)
      There has always been a strong symbiotic relation between sport and the mass media in contemporary society.2 Nevertheless, the role of the mass media has been a neglected topic within sports research in Norway. Likewise, ...
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    • Det kulturelle Hardanger. Hardingen, regionen og fellesskapa 

      Grove, Knut (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-12)
      This paper focuses on features characterizing the culture in Hardanger as part of a regional history, dealing with the period from about 1870 and forward. It is important to get hold of the characteristic features of the ...
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    • Diversity, uniformity and urban political participation 

      Aars, Jacob; Christensen, Dag Arne; Midtbø, Tor (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2010-05)
      Our paper aims to analyse the effects of heterogeneity/homogeneity on political participation in three metropolitan areas in Norway. One hypothesis is that socially and/or ethnically homogenous urban areas will have a ...
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    • Does place matter? A study of Norwegian local party support 

      Midtbø, Tor; Christensen, Dag Arne; Aars, Jacob (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2010-04)
      This article seeks to identify and quantify variation in Norwegian local party support across different geographical entities. Drawing on the traditional political cleavage literature as well as the more recent literature ...
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    • Downstream Merger with Upstream Market Power 

      Lommerud, Kjell Erik; Straume, Odd Rune; Sørgard, Lars (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-12)
      We examine how a downstream merger affects input prices and, in turn, the profitability of a such a merger under Cournot competition with differentiated products. Input suppliers can be interpreted as ordinary upstream ...
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    • Ethics, NPM and post-NPM. A study of patterns and tensions in the central civil service 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-06)
      Ethics in public organizations have received more attention in recent decades, partly as a result of waves of public reforms. In this paper we first define ethics in public organizations taking a broad approach based on ...
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    • The EU Fight Against Poverty and Social Exclusion. Activation,Targeting and the Sustainability of the Welfare State 

      Nilssen, Even (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-11)
      At the Lisbon Council of March 2000, the EU member states agreed that they should coordinate their policies for combating poverty and social exclusion on the basis of an open method of coordination (OMC). This paper ...
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    • European Pension Policy Initiatives and National Reforms: Between Financial Sustainability and Adequacy 

      Ervik, Rune (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-12)
      The EU Open method of Coordination (OMC) represents one strategy for pension reform that ideally combines agreement on common objectives with different institutional and national approaches as means of reaching these ...
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    • Europeanization of Nordic Central Governments: Towards a Transnational Regulatory State? 

      Lægreid, Per; Steinthorsson, Runolfur Smari; Thorhallsson, Baldur (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-11)
      This paper first describes the degree of EU regulation in the Nordic countries by focusing on the scope of EU rules and regulations in domestic administration, the monitoring and control, and the compliance and enforcement. ...
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    • Europeanization of Public Administration: Effects of the EU on the Central Administration in the Nordic States 

      Lægreid, Per; Steinthorsson, Runolfur Smari; Thorhallsson, Baldur (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-11)
      This paper examines the Europeanization of the Public Administration in the Nordic countries and explores the apparent similarities and differences of the changes in the central administration due to EU and EEA membership. ...
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    • Europeisering av tilsynsmyndigheter i Norge og Sverige 

      Dyrdal, Morten (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-03)
      This paper examines how regulatory agencies in Norway and Sweden adapt to the European Union in the 1990s. The paper is based on comparative studies of the competition authorities, the pharmaceutical control autorities ...
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    • Evaluating the Effect of a National Labour and Welfare Administration Reform (Nav-reform) on Employment, Social Insurance and Social Assistance 

      Aakvik, Arild; Monstad, Karin; Holmås, Tor Helge (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2014-04)
      A national labour and welfare administration reform (NAV reform) is evaluated on employment outcomes and use of social insurance and assistance schemes. The reform was implemented step-wise over time during 2006—2010 at ...
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    • Evaluering av kommunal medfinansiering 

      Askildsen, Jan Erik; Holmås, Tor Helge; Kaarbøe, Oddvar; Monstad, Karin (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2015-09)
      Prosjektet «Resultater av samhandlingsreformen: Bedre helse, bedre helsetjenester, bedre samfunnsøkonomi?» er et samarbeid mellom Uni Rokkansenteret, Frischsenteret og Avdeling for helseledelse og helseøkonomi (UiO) og ...
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