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Identities in the Making: Cultural Pluralism and the Politics of Imagined Communities in the Lowlands of Nepal
(The University of Bergen, 2000)
"IT's a Woman's World" En studie av vennskap, valg og inntrykkskontroll blant unge IT-ansatte i Indias nye middelklasse
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-19)
Avhandlingen tar for seg hvordan unge kvinner står ovenfor en sterke og ofte motstridende forventninger i det de har flyttet fra inn til IT-byen Bangalore for å studere og arbeide i den indiske IT-indsutrien. Kvinnene ...
Taking It to the streets - Community events in Post-Katrina New Orleans
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-16)
This thesis concerns community events, especially those of festivals and parades, in Post-Katrina New Orleans. Based on my fieldwork of 2012, I have explored how participants in community events use these happenings ...
The Pastoral rehab: Drug addiction, therapeutic discourses and self-transformation
(The University of Bergen, 2014-08-04)
Abstract My research project involves ethnographic work focused on the culture and social relationships of drug addicts and their responses to different treatment practices. I conducted six months of fieldwork in San ...
Learning to be Bad and Mexican. Management of Identities and Behavior in a Texan High School
(The University of Bergen, 2003)
The material for this thesis has been collected through fieldwork among Mexican-American kids, Mexicans in this thesis, in Austin, Texas in the USA, during the period from June to December 1999. During this period I visited ...
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 ...
Bateye Guarero: Identity-management, resources and agency in an inactive Dominican sugar bateye
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-25)
This thesis is about a sugarcane bateye situated in the inland province of Monte Plata in the Dominican Republic: Bateye Guarero. A bateye is an agricultural community in the midst of the sugarcane fields, created by ...
Love and responsibility: an ethnography of masculinities and marriage in urban Egypt
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-11)
This thesis deals with masculinity in Cairo, Egypt. It argues that masculinity has an interactional basis, in the sense of G.H. Mead's theory of the self. (1934) The thesis is an ethnographic exploration of some interactional ...
"De kan jo ikke bare komme hit og lage fred!" Motdiskurser og lokale strategivalg blant en gruppe unge i Mostar, Bosnia og Hercegovina
(The University of Bergen, 2007)
Oppgaven tar for seg en gruppe unge mennesker i Mostar, Bosnia og Hercegovina, som skiller seg ut fra majoriteten ved at de ønsker å bryte med den politiske strukturen der etnisitet blir sementert, og der nasjonalisme og ...
Pastoralists in Violent Defiance of the State. The case of the Karimojong in Northeastern Uganda
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-07)
This thesis explores the issue of persistent violence between pastoralists and the state in north eastern Uganda, probing why after many years of trying to settle the problems of cattle raiding, armed violence and disorder ...