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  • Who owns education? Schooling, learning and livelihood for the Nyae Nyae Ju|’hoansi 

    Hays, Jennifer (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-12-14)
    The Ju|’hoansi are one of the linguistic and cultural groups in southern Africa known collectively as the San. Like other indigenous groups, they have very low enrollment rates in the formal education system. This article describes one attempt to address these issues for the Ju|’hoansi: The Nyae Nyae Village Schools, in which children are educated in Ju|’hoansi language and live with their families ...
  • Methane emissions are lower from reindeer fed lichens compared to a concentrate feed 

    Hansen, Kia Krarup; Sundset, Monica Alterskjær; Folkow, Lars; Nilsen, Marte; Mathiesen, Svein Disch (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Methane emissions from reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) fed lichens (mainly Cladonia stellaris) and a concentrate feed were determined using open-circuit respirometry. The lichen diet was low in crude protein (< 2.6% of dry matter [DM]), starch (6.0% DM) and acid detergent lignin (2.0% DM) compared to the concentrate feed (12.7, 22.5 and 7.2% DM, respectively), and high in neutral detergent ...
  • Mutual dependency: Young male migrants from the Central African Republic in urban Cameroon 

    Waage, Trond (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Abstract. Rural Central and Western Africa is losing its population to cities (Adepoju, 2005). The young men described in this article have left poor economic conditions in the Central African Republic for a better life in Cameroon. They are mostly orphans who left their homes before the age of 15 and, through various paths, found their way to Tongo, a Muslim neighbourhood in the centre of the ...
  • Scholarship, Subtext, Submission and Mission: Reintroducing Paul Olav Bodding 

    Bleie, Tone (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The Santal Mission began as a Baptist home mission in tribal British India in the late 1860s and went through several name changes. It developed into a transatlantic, Lutheran, enlightenment-oriented, pastoral movement in the late pioneer era (1880s-1890s) with ardent supporters in India, England, Scotland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and America. Under the stewardship of most notably, the co-founders ...
  • Will migrant workers rescue rural regions? Challenges of creating stability through mobility 

    Aure, Marit; Førde, Anniken; Magnussen, Tone (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-16)
    Many rural communities experience new growth through in-migration. In Herøy, Northern Norway, this is a result of increased labour migration in the fishing industry and a comprehensive effort by the municipality to encourage migrant workers to settle there. This paper addresses the ambiguities of creating stability through mobility. Through a case study from Herøy, we explore the complex relations ...
  • China’s bilateral diplomacy in the Arctic 

    Peng, Jingchao; Wegge, Njord (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-12-11)
    This article investigates China's bilateral diplomacy in the Arctic towards the USA, Canada, Denmark/Greenland, Norway, Russia, and Iceland. In seeking to identify (1) the most important bilateral issues, (2) whether China's diplomacy towards some of Arctic states has been more successful than others, and (3) the long-term goals of China's Arctic diplomacy and presence, the article utilizes insights ...
  • Hva mutter gjør er alltid viktig. Om å være kvinne og mann i en nordnorsk bygd i 1970-årene 

    Holtedahl, Lisbet (Book; Bok, 1986)
    Denne bog er resultatet af et møde med et nordnorsk bygdesamfund kaldet Veggefjord. Den tager udgangspunkt i hvad folk i bygden, «veggefjordinger», lærte mig om hvordan de ser på sig selv og deres omverden, om deres måder at vurdere på og om deres glæder og sorger. Jeg forsøger at bruge et enkelt socialantropologisk analyseværktøj til at tolke og organisere det jeg lærte, og de data jeg opfattede ...
  • Mobile fathering: absence and presence of fathers in the petroleum sector in Norway 

    Aure, Marit (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-24)
    This article examines the fathering practices of men in mobile work in the petroleum industry in Norway. In particular, it analyses the spatial mobility of these men and how their absence and presence impact their fathering. Drawing on insights from gendered migration and mobility studies, fathering and ‘new material’ approaches, this article nuances the understanding of current fathering practices ...
  • Re-politicisation as post-NPM response? Municipal companies in a Norwegian context 

    Moldenæs, Turid; Torsteinsen, Harald (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-03-17)
    This is an exploratory study of re-politicisation of municipal companies in one Norwegian municipality. Unlike re-municipalisation, which seems to imply the reversal of privatisation and out-contracting, and the reinstitution of municipal ownership, the Norwegian case demonstrates a continued adherence to the provision of certain public services through municipal companies. However, our study reveals ...
  • Cooperative Pastoral Production: Reconceptualizing the Relationship between Pastoral Labor and Production 

    Næss, Marius Warg (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    A review of the literature concerning nomadic pastoralism reveals a prevalent assumption of a positive effect of labor inputs on pastoral production. However, studies that have tried to quantify the relationship between household labor availability and production are characterized by contradictory results where one reason may be related to the fact that nomadic pastoralists cooperate by sharing and ...
  • Reducing Energy Subsidies in China, India and Russia: Dilemmas for Decision Makers 

    Dansie, Grant; Øverland, Indra; Lanteigne, Marc (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2010-02-01)
    This article examines and compares efforts to reduce energy subsidies in China, India and Russia. Despite dissimilarities in forms of governance, these three states have followed surprisingly similar patterns in reducing energy subsidies, characterised by two steps forward, one step back. Non-democratic governments and energy importers might be expected to be more likely to halt subsidies. In fact, ...
  • Innledning : Interseksjonalitet, flertydighet og metodologiske utfordringer 

    Berg, Anne-Jorunn; Flemmen, Anne Britt; Gullikstad, Berit (Chapter; Bokkapittel, 2010)
  • Saudi Arabia and Iran: Friends or Foes? 

    Bleie, Tone (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2016)
    Bokanmeldelse av "Saudi Arabia and Iran: Friends or Foes?" av Banafsheh Keynous. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
  • Promoting and Protecting Values through Leadership Agency: Experiences from Disaggregation and Autonomisation of Waste Management 

    Andersen, Ole Johan; Torsteinsen, Harald (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Disaggregation and autonomisation of public service procurement have been at the cutting edge for the last two to three decades, not least due to the importance that reform programmes inspired by New Public Management (NPM) have acquired. This development has led to widespread corporatisation and increasing emphasis on leadership and managerial freedom. In this article, we explore the role of ...
  • Norwegian Municipalities and Reputation Building 

    Bjørnå, Hilde (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    This article explores how council leaderships act as agents in promoting reputational policies. It introduces a public policy perspective to research on public sector reputation. It asks how the political leader and the administrative leader are agents in reputational policies and to what extent different interests and coalitions can influence thought patterns and behaviour in the municipal ...
  • The Return of China, Post-Cold War Russia and the Arctic: Changes on Land and at Sea 

    Bertelsen, Rasmus Gjedssø; Gallucci, Vincent F. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-04)
    With a long view of the Arctic in international politics and economics, the paper discusses the effects of political and economic power transitions for the Arctic, focusing on Sino-Russian relations. The Arctic has in the last decade received new attention from new quarters of the world, especially Asian emerging powers, which reflects climate change and power transition/globalization. The focus ...
  • Imagining a Postpetroleum Arctic. 

    Dale, Brigt; Kristoffersen, Berit (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-29)
    As tensions mount across the Arctic concerning the utilization of natural resources and the implications for ecologies and their social connectedness, we bring attention to how futures beyond the (potential) extraction period are considered. What does the future hold if one looks beyond the extraction period of nonrenewable resources, and how do these questions of where we are heading inform local ...
  • Russiske kvinner i Nord-Norge: fortellinger om soppturer og Sovjettid 

    Wara, Tatiana (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-10)
    The article portrays and discusses various reorientation practices used by Russian women who have migrated to the Finnmark region in Northern Norway. It draws on participant observation, individual interviews and focus group interviews. The fieldwork revealed that mushroom related activites picking, talking about, preparing and eating constitute an important part of a shared Russian heritage ...
  • Story found or story lost? Storytelling in audiovisual municipality branding. 

    Moldenæs, Turid (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    The aim of the article is to add to our knowledge of reputation management efforts in municipalities. Despite the multitude of such efforts, few have been studied. The specific focus is on the contents of reputation films made by Norwegian municipalities. Is there a story in these films? If so, what is the message conveyed, and is it convincing in its attempt to present the different municipalities ...
  • Transnational science Guanxi: A necessary, but insufficient, condition for Sino-Danish flows of knowledge, talent and capital in genetics 

    Bertelsen, Rasmus Gjedssø; Du, Xiangyun; Søndergaard, Martin Karnøe (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Genetics is observed as a particularly active field of Sino-Danish science collaboration, brain circulation and funding. Explaining the level of activity of this scientific field is therefore valuable for understanding the conditions allowing such activity. This paper identifies Danish scientific excellence as a necessary, but insufficient, condition. This condition becomes sufficient together with ...

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