• The Meaning of the Feminist T-Shirt: Social Media, Postmodern Aesthetics, and the Potential for Sociopolitical Change 

      Kvidal-Røvik, Trine (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-29)
      This article examines the potential for political or social change as part of postmodern cultural expression in consumer culture. Throughout the article, I discuss the way sociopolitical messages, circulating in contemporary culture, represent an interesting element in terms of their intertextual referencing and postmodern blurring. Postmodern aesthetic features merge commodifying, resistive, and ...
    • Mellom borealisme og orientalisme. Fortellinger og forestillinger om 'de andre' i nordlysturismen 

      Mathisen, Stein Roar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The article takes as its point of departure a media narrative, relating that Northern Lights tourists from the East are not only visiting the northern areas to experience the celestial phenomenon, as their actual hope is to conceive under the Lights. According to alleged old beliefs in the East, this is supposed to give handsomer, healthier, and more intelligent children. The location of these beliefs ...
    • Modes of entry to male immigrant entrepreneurship in a rural context: Start-up stories from Northern Norway 

      Munkejord, Mai Camilla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-09-30)
      Objective: The purpose of this article is to address rural and gender gaps in the immigrant entrepreneurship literature by analysing the start-up narratives of nine male entrepreneurs in Finnmark in northernmost Norway. <p>Research Design & Methods: The article is based on a qualitative fieldwork including business visits and in-depth interviews. The transcripts from the interviews were ...
    • Nature Articulations in Norwegian Advertising Discourse: A Depoliticized Discourse of Climate Change 

      Kvidal-Røvik, Trine (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-11)
      This article deals with how nature is articulated in public discourse, and more specifically how humans’ relationship to nature is constructed via such articulations. Based on critical cultural analyses of ads presented in a Norwegian context, the article claims articulations of nature serve to a depoliticization of nature, which silence social differences and reduce environmental politics ...
    • Naturen som rekreasjon og heteroseksuell romantikk: En studie av russiske kvinnelige migranters poetiske fortellinger om natur og kjønn 

      Wara, Tatiana; Munkejord, Mai Camilla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2016-02-10)
      Denne artikkelen undersøker forbindelser mellom natur og kjønn. Vi analyserer data fra feltarbeid og intervjuer med kvinnelige russiske migranter som har bosatt seg i en liten by i Finnmark sammen med en norsk mannlig partner. I artikkelen bygger vi på nyere antropologiske forståelser av natur, samt studier om hvordan natur/sted, kultur og kjønn gjensidig konstituerer hverandre. Basert på denne ...
    • Rica som sesongarbeidsplass: en studie av motivasjon, arbeidsmiljø og livet utenom jobben 

      Heimtun, Bente (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2011)
    • Siida - spillet om fortiden kampen om fremtiden 

      Kramvig, Britt; Ekeland, Torun Granstrøm (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2003)
    • Tourism in the Subarctic and the Baltic Sea regions of Europe 

      Wråkberg, Urban (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      It is argued that the cultural dimensions of the Arctic and Subarctic have much to offer contemporary tourism, both as sources of new contents in tours and as an important field in tourism research and management training. In Norway, the Euroarctic is marketed to tourists focusing on nature and wildlife. A limited set of branding elements is used: northern lights, ice hotels, dogsledding, “safaris” ...
    • Tracing Shintoism in Japanese nature-based domestic tourism experiences 

      Lee, Young-Sook; Sakuno, Seiichi; Prebensen, Nina K.; Kimura, Kazuhiko (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-12)
      This study explores into Japanese cultural meaning of nature. The paper studies Japanese domestic tourists to a mountain trail near Tokyo. East Asian concept of nature distinctively identifies itself as a unity between nature and humanity. To gain a more defining understanding of Shintoism-inspired meaning of nature, we surveyed on the meaning of nature, experiences and benefits sought and ...