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Understanding how the poorest can thrive: A case study of the Mangyan women on Mindoro, Philippines
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-18)
This masters' thesis is within the field of Social Determinants of Health in very poor rural areas. Within this field, the focus is on the topic of social determinants of social position and health. The purpose of this ...
Dialogmøtet - en samtale med eller uten dialog? En kvalitativ studie av sykemeldtes opplevelse av dialogmøtet etter 6 måneders sykemelding
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-30)
Background: Over the years, science and politics have focused on finding efforts to reduce absence due to illness. One of these efforts is the dialogue meeting after 6 months sickness absence, which is supposed to lead to ...
Job strain, health and sickness absence: results from the Hordaland Health Study
Objectives: While it is generally accepted that high job strain is associated with adverse occupational outcomes, the nature of this relationship and the causal pathways involved are not well elucidated. We aimed to assess ...
Life in a witch camp. Experiences of residents in the Gnani Witch Camp in Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-29)
One of the features of Ghanaian culture, which also form the worldviews of many Ghanaians, is the belief in and practice of witchcraft. Beliefs in and practices of witchcraft in Ghana cut across the geographical north as ...
Factors Contributing to Job Engagement in Ugandan Nurses and Midwives
Despite the difficult working conditions many nurses in Sub-Saharan Africa experience resulting in their migration or leaving the profession, there are nurses who thrive and stay engaged. Understanding what factors play a ...
Sosial ulikhet i helse og læring blant barn og unge. Resultater fra den landsrepresentative spørreskjemaundersøkelsen "Helsevaner blant skoleelever. En WHO-undersøkelse i flere land"
(HEMIL-senteret, Universitetet i Bergen, 2012)
Integrering gjennom organisert fysisk aktivitet: Hva sier unge gutter med flerkulturell bakgrunn?
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-16)
Background: An important social objective is that all children should have equal opportunity to participate regardless of background. This may entail the need to facilitate things even more to ensure that vulnerable ...
Ethnic Minorities in Central Europe: What predicts civic engagement and the feeling of being socially integrated?
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-19)
Introduction: This thesis investigated how demographic variables affected the social well-being amongst ethnic minorities in Central Europe, building on acculturation and social capital theory. Method: The sample consisted ...
Donor-NGO collaboration functioning: Case study of Kazakhstani NGO
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-21)
The purpose of this study is to increase the knowledge base on the collaboration functioning by using a model developed by Corbin (2006), The Bergen Model of Collaborative Functioning. The research applied a case study ...