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Det liturgiske møte. Språk og gudsmetaforer i Den norske kirkes høymesse
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-30)
Biotechnology: Action and choice in second modernity.
(The University of Bergen, 2007-11)
Making Sense of Rare Earth Elements. An interdisciplinary approach to mineral resources’ ethics and governance
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-24)
This interdisciplinary PhD dissertation aims to identify and address the ethical challenges posed by rare earth elements, as a non-renewable, ill-distributed, and valuable resource. The overall theoretical framework in ...
Feminism, Epistemology & Morality
(The University of Bergen, 2005-11-18)
Habermas' method: Rational reconstruction
(The University of Bergen, 2011-10-07)
This dissertation clarifies, discusses and elaborates on the method of Jürgen Habermas’ philosophical enterprise: rational reconstruction. The method is designed for a systematic reconstruction of the intuitive knowledge ...
Førende forestillinger i fosterpolitikken. En metafor- og diskursanalyse av hvordan kvinne, foster og abort blir konstituert i stortingsdebatter om abort og fosterdiagnostikk
(The University of Bergen, 2009-08-14)
Abstract Background: During the first twenty years of prenatal diagnostics in Norway, selective abortion on eugenic grounds according to The Abortion Law`s section 2c was seen as an advisable and reasonable medical ...
The notion of ‘responsible development’ in new approaches to governance of nanosciences and nanotechnologies
(The University of Bergen, 2010-10-08)
This PhD dissertation looks at the development of nanosciences and nanotechnologies (nanoST), a field that has gained tremendous political and economic momentum in the first decade of the 21st century. It is also a field ...
Towards Inclusive Environmental Governance: a Study of the Expert-Lay Interplay in a Brazilian Social Movement
(The University of Bergen, 2009-04-17)
First and foremost this dissertation concerns itself with inclusive manners of environmental governance. In a broad sense, it addresses the science-politics interplay in environmental governance. It focuses upon two main ...
Do-it-yourself biology andelectronic waste hacking: A politics of demonstration in precarious times
In recent years, there has been an explosion of do it yourself, maker and hacker spaces in Europe. Through makers and do-it-yourself initiatives, ‘hacking’ is moving into the everyday life of citizens. This article explores ...
Mapping ethical and social aspects of cancer biomarkers
Cancer biomarkers represent a revolutionary advance toward personalised cancer treatment, promising therapies that are tailored to subgroups of patients sharing similar generic traits. Notwithstanding the optimism driving ...