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'Two Bulls in a Kraal' - Recognising cultural difference in post-Apartheid South Africa
(The University of Bergen, 2002)
This thesis addresses the dilemmas that might occur when one introduces liberal strategies for accommodating difference in a society with deep cultural cleavages. In the last few decades there have been an exhaustive debate ...
En fremtid under overvåking- Hvordan Norges forhold til EU vises i implementeringsprosessen rundt Datalagringsdirektivet.
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-02)
Denne masteroppgaven tar for seg hvordan Norges forhold til EU vises i debatten om Datalagringsdirektivet.
Enough food is not enough - Litigation as a strategy to secure the right to food in Guatemala
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-27)
This thesis aims to investigate the conditions for legal enforcement of the right to food in Guatemala. In recent years there has been an increase in the phenomenon of protecting social rights through the legal opportunity ...
The metamorphosis of the russian opposition parties from 1993 to nowadays
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-30)
This thesis is investigating the changes in the role of the political opposition in Russia since 1993. The main aim of this research is to determine how Russian political system is influencing the role of the political ...
Russian Energy Aggression 2000-2008: A Multiple Case Study of Russian Energy Aggression During Vladimir Putin’s Presidency
(The University of Bergen, 2009-11-09)
This thesis seeks to explain what triggered cases of Russian energy aggression during Vladimir Putin's presidency. Previous studies on the subject have largely focused on single cases or a small sample of cases, whereas ...
How and Why Parties Respond to Membership Decline: The Case of the SPD and the CDU
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
A dominant assumption in the existing literature on party organisation in Western Europe holds that parties acquiesce in membership decline because modern campaigning is capital- rather than labour-intensive. This article ...
Explaining compliance: what makes the pollutor turn green? an event history analysis of the member state compliance with the Montreal Protocol
(The University of Bergen, 2010-10-04)
This thesis seeks to explore which structural factors that move member states into compliance with International Environmental Agreements (IEAs). The research question is: under what conditions do members to an international ...
I want to break free: an analysis of de facto-states1 and their paths towards success and failure between 1945 and 2012
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-17)
The thesis analyses de facto-states from the creation of the United Nation in 1945 until and including 2012. Twenty-three entities are identified, of which four have had success and become UN members, and ten have failed ...
Winning Without Fighting: The Art of Nonviolent Action
(The University of Bergen, 2008)
Nonviolent collective action emerged during the last century as a potent tool for democratization and the pursuit of freedom and human rights. Yet the phenomenon remains somewhat understudied, and our understanding of ...
”We are equal, we are different”: A social movements’ approach to the emergence of indigenous parties in Bolivia and Peru
This thesis discusses the emergence of ethnic, or indigenous, parties in Bolivia and Peru. More specifically, it seeks to explain why Bolivia has seen the emergence of indigenous-based political parties at the national ...