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  • Fjær, Svanaug (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-05)
    Dagsverket (one-day’s-work) is a low threshold service aiming at giving people with addiction problems a possibility to work. The service offer work to a group of 15 persons, for four hours a day. People that meet in the ...
  • Byrkjeflot, Haldor; Neby, Simon (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-01)
    In this paper we present alternatives for describing and explaining the developments of Nordic health care in general and hospitals in particular. The backdrop is the Norwegian hospital reform of 2002, a reform that seems ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-11)
    This paper put together an analytical platform for discussing and analyzing administrative reforms in terms of democracy. First, we present the fundamental positions of democratic theory represented by output-democracy ...
  • Breivik, Jan-Kåre; Christophersen, Catharina (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2013-05)
    Høsten 2009 fikk Uni Rokkansenteret og Høgskolen i Bergen i oppdrag av Kulturdepartementet å forske på Den kulturelle skolesekken (DKS). Forskningsprosjektet ble gjennomført i tidsrommet 2010–2013 av en forskergruppe ...
  • Breivik, Jan-Kåre; Christophersen, Catharina (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-10)
    Dette notatet er skrevet på oppdrag for Kulturutredningen 2014. Siktemålet har vært å redegjøre for tidligere og pågående forsknings- og utredningsarbeid om Den kulturelle skolesekken (DKS), og å drøfte styrker og svakheter ...
  • Grove, Knut (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-12)
    This paper focuses on features characterizing the culture in Hardanger as part of a regional history, dealing with the period from about 1870 and forward. It is important to get hold of the characteristic features of the ...
  • Aars, Jacob; Christensen, Dag Arne; Midtbø, Tor (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2010-05)
    Our paper aims to analyse the effects of heterogeneity/homogeneity on political participation in three metropolitan areas in Norway. One hypothesis is that socially and/or ethnically homogenous urban areas will have a ...
  • Midtbø, Tor; Christensen, Dag Arne; Aars, Jacob (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2010-04)
    This article seeks to identify and quantify variation in Norwegian local party support across different geographical entities. Drawing on the traditional political cleavage literature as well as the more recent literature ...
  • Lommerud, Kjell Erik; Straume, Odd Rune; Sørgard, Lars (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-12)
    We examine how a downstream merger affects input prices and, in turn, the profitability of a such a merger under Cournot competition with differentiated products. Input suppliers can be interpreted as ordinary upstream ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-06)
    Ethics in public organizations have received more attention in recent decades, partly as a result of waves of public reforms. In this paper we first define ethics in public organizations taking a broad approach based on ...
  • Nilssen, Even (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-11)
    At the Lisbon Council of March 2000, the EU member states agreed that they should coordinate their policies for combating poverty and social exclusion on the basis of an open method of coordination (OMC). This paper ...
  • Lægreid, Per; Steinthorsson, Runolfur Smari; Thorhallsson, Baldur (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-11)
    This paper first describes the degree of EU regulation in the Nordic countries by focusing on the scope of EU rules and regulations in domestic administration, the monitoring and control, and the compliance and enforcement. ...
  • Lægreid, Per; Steinthorsson, Runolfur Smari; Thorhallsson, Baldur (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-11)
    This paper examines the Europeanization of the Public Administration in the Nordic countries and explores the apparent similarities and differences of the changes in the central administration due to EU and EEA membership. ...
  • Ervik, Rune (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-12)
    The EU Open method of Coordination (OMC) represents one strategy for pension reform that ideally combines agreement on common objectives with different institutional and national approaches as means of reaching these ...
  • Dyrdal, Morten (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-03)
    This paper examines how regulatory agencies in Norway and Sweden adapt to the European Union in the 1990s. The paper is based on comparative studies of the competition authorities, the pharmaceutical control autorities ...
  • Ringkjøb, Hans-Erik; Aars, Jacob (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-05)
    According to our analysis we are moving slowly in the right direction on the way to gender balance in local politics. During the last 20-30 years we have witnessed a positive development. The representation of women has ...
  • Rykkja, Lise Hellebø (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-10)
    The paper discusses the use of a multi level governance perspective in crisis management, in particular within the public sector. The first part of the paper addresses what a crisis is and how crisis management can be ...
  • Hellebø, Lise (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-11)
    Food safety regulation has a long history in public policy. It is an essential and valued state responsibility, vital in securing society order. The 1990s BSE-crisis had important political, institutional and economic ...
  • Berven, Nina; Ravneberg, Bodil (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-09)
    I Norge er der satset betydelige offentlige ressurser på familiepolitiske ordninger som tilrettelegger for kombinasjon av lønnet arbeid og familieoppgaver for kvinner og menn. Likestilling mellom kjønn har vært tydelig ...
  • Kildal, Nanna (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-05)
    This working paper dips into the history of the ideas of work, from the Antiquity through Christianity, the middle ages and the reformation to Marx. The standard pictures of the antique philosophy as ‘work despising’, ...

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