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Patronage, contextual flexibility and organisational innovation in Lebanese protected areas management
(Wolters Kluwer, 2014)
The Lebanese Shouf Biosphere Reserve (SBR) counts among the most successful Middle Eastern conservation projects today. This article describes the evolution and contemporary management of conservation in Shouf. Using SBR ...
Triumph of the underdogs? Comparing Twitter use by political actors during two Norwegian election campaigns
Social media are often discussed in terms of online novelties. However, especially within the broader field of political communication, the uses of such services, as Twitter, at the hands of political actors such as ...
From jhum to broom: Agricultural land-use change and food security implications on the Meghalaya Plateau, India
Human population growth in the developing world drives land-use changes, impacting food security. In India, the dramatic change in demographic dynamics over the past century has reduced traditional agricultural land-use ...
“Like playing a game where you don’t know the rules”: Investing meaning in intercultural cash transactions between tourists and Trobriand Islanders
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-08-20)
When tourists visit cultural tourism destinations, the primary form of interaction between visitors and local residents is in the exchange of money for material objects and performances. While purchase of cultural commodities ...
Unilineal descent and the house – again: The Ngadha, eastern Indonesia
(Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, 2011)
The paradox of control: An ethnographic analysis of opiate maintenance treatment in a Norwegian prison
Background: Opiate maintenance treatment (OMT) is increasingly being offered in prisons throughout Europe. The benefits of OMT in prison have been found to be similar to those produced by OMT in community settings. However, ...
Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment
Many verifiable contracts are impossible or difficult to enforce. This applies to contracts among family and friends, contracts regulating market transactions, and sovereign debt contracts. Do such non-enforceable contracts ...
Age, occupational class and sickness absence during pregnancy: a retrospective analysis study of the Norwegian population registry
Objective Western women increasingly delay having children to advance their career, and pregnancy is considered to be riskier among older women. In Norway, this development surprisingly coincides with increased sickness ...
Nærpolitireformen. Politiansattes og lederes vurdering av dagens situasjon og forventninger til reformen
(The University of Bergen, 2017)