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Spatial Reconfigurations and New Social Formations: the Contemporary Urban Context of Kerala
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-22)
Urbanisation and global relationships have had deep historical impacts all along the western coast of Indian peninsula in general and Kerala in particular. It is both inadequate and inaccurate to invest everything ‘urban’ ...
From Policy to Practice. A Study of Street-level bureaucracy and young clients in two rural communities
(The University of Bergen, 2012-09-14)
Collaboration in Online Communities: Exploring Finnish Wikipedia
(The University of Bergen, 2013-09-20)
Online communities have risen to a great social and economic importance during the last two decades. Many online communities are oriented towards content production, and Wikipedia is one of the most prominent ...
Biofuels and land politics: Connecting the disconnects in the debate about livelihood impacts ofjatropha biofuel land deals in Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2015-04-17)
In the 2003-2006 period, the Ghanaian government supported jatropha biofuel initiatives on so-called degraded land areas to reduce Ghana’s high oil import bills and to generate employment opportunities. However, after ...
Infrastructures for Learning. Ethnographic Inquiries Into The Social And Technical Conditions Of Education And Training
(The University of Bergen, 2005-12-12)
The dissertation focuses on the notion of infrastructures for learning through a set of empirical studies and explores how this notion can be applied to understand the technical and social conditions of activities that ...
Whose idea? Family policy in Germany and Norway and the role of international organizations
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-28)
A growing dissatisfaction with established explanatory frameworks of welfare state developments such as functional explanations (internal and external problem pressure), institutionalist accounts (path dependency) and ...
Changing conditions for political practice: FDI discourse and political spaces for labor in Bolivia
(The University of Bergen, 2009-09-18)
Various authors have pointed out that the complex processes of globalization are bringing about general shifts in political practices. In particular, these processes are seen to have weakened traditional practices relating ...
(The University of Bergen, 2002)
Maximising Organisational Information Sharing and Effective Intelligence Analysis in Critical Data Sets. A case study on the information science needs of the Norwegian criminal intelligence and law enforcement community
(The University of Bergen, 2009-09-25)
Organisational information sharing has become more and more important as the amount of information grows. In order to accomplish the most effective and efficient sharing of information, analysis of the information needs ...
Capital flows to developing countries: Essays on the behavior of aid donors and official creditors
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-02)
The capital flows from bilateral and multilateral donors to developing countries have increased considerably since the start of foreign aid in the 1950s. During the same period, the policies of aid allocation have changed, ...