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Identity, migration and diaspora from the perspectives of French speaking West Africans in Bergen and Oslo – their thoughts and their stories.
(The University of Bergen, 2009)
Identity, migration and diaspora from the perspectives of French speaking West Africans in Bergen and Oslo - their thoughts and their stories. The research for this thesis has been conducted among the French-speaking ...
Performing us and the others. Latino identification through expressive culture in a Texan theater company
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-14)
When represented in media, Latinos in the United States are often associated with immigration, border control, drug dealing, gangs or the rising use of Spanish in the U.S. The large and heterogeneous Latino population has ...
Identities in the Making: Cultural Pluralism and the Politics of Imagined Communities in the Lowlands of Nepal
(The University of Bergen, 2000)
Challenging the Gaze. The study of a Socially Conscious Photographic Initiative based in Dhaka, Bangladesh
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-23)
The aim of this thesis is to consider the real life interplay between ambitions and restrictions to a Dhaka based photographic initiative, with the core objective to contest stereotypical representations of Bangladesh ...
Becoming a returnee Cubarawi. Politics, Personhood and memory in 'Africa's last colony'
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-17)
For nearly 40 years, an estimated 165.000 Sahrawi have been living in refugee camps in the Algerian part of the Sahara desert, known as hamada. The refugee camps are under the government of the Polisario Front -the Sahrawi ...
Persistent inequalities in providing security for people in South Africa - A comparative study of the capacity of three communities in Hout Bay to influence policing
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-10)
Despite the hopes of the people in South Africa that the new democracy would bring significant changes to the many impoverished people in the country, this has not happened. In relation to security, crime has risen to the ...
"Keeping it real in Beijing"; Exploring identity, authenticity and music as a 'technology of the self' among urban middle-class youth
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-27)
Abstract: With this anthropological master-thesis I am exploring urban middle-class youth in Beijing, born during the 1980s, and how they navigate and express themselves as individuals and as part of collectives. I spent ...
"When you cannot do anything, that's the greatest problem in life" - Place and identity, power and agency among Karen refugees on the Thai-Burmese border
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-17)
In this thesis, identity formation processes among refugees from the ethnic group of Karen from Burma, in camps along the Thai-Burmese border are explored. Questions related to subjectivity formation are discussed, such ...
Backpacker hotspots: Cultural and social change of place and identity. A study from Taganga, Colombia
(The University of Bergen, 2010-02-01)
This study examines the social and cultural impacts of backpacker tourism in a small coastal Colombian village. The national security in Colombia has improved much the last decade and Taganga has hence been established ...
Museum and Change: Regional Museums in the People’s Republic of China
(The University of Bergen, 2011-09-30)
Chinese museums have experienced dramatic changes during the time of the People’s Republic of China (1949 - present) at the same time as the country itself has undergone dramatic changes. This thesis explores the correlation ...