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Modes of entry to male immigrant entrepreneurship in a rural context: Start-up stories from Northern Norway
(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 ...
Naturen som rekreasjon og heteroseksuell romantikk: En studie av russiske kvinnelige migranters poetiske fortellinger om natur og kjønn
(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 ...
The geopolitics of northern travels: Enactments of adventure and exploration in the Norwegian-Russian borderland
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
Critical geopolitics is used in analysing discourses on a micro-social level in the performances and enactments taking place during fact-finding tours and leisure journeys in northernmost Europe. The cases of journeys focussed are those of Scandinavians travelling along, and sometimes departing from, the highway between the Norwegian village of Kirkenes and the Russian city of Murmansk. In travels ...
Rica som sesongarbeidsplass: en studie av motivasjon, arbeidsmiljø og livet utenom jobben
(Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2011)
Creating a Man for the Future: A Narrative Analysis of Male In-Migrants and Their Constructions of Masculinities in a Rural Context
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-10-10)
Most research on rural masculinity focuses on sedentary and agricultural lifestyles. Based on fieldwork and interviews with 18 male newcomers, this article explores constructions of masculinities among in-migrants engaged in several occupations and entrepreneurial activities in Finnmark, in Northern Norway. Building on the concept of hegemonic masculinities, we show how a specific combination ...
The Meaning of the Feminist T-Shirt: Social Media, Postmodern Aesthetics, and the Potential for Sociopolitical Change
(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
(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 ...
Communicating paradox: Uncertainty and the northern lights
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-08)
While many characteristics of tourism products are well known, relatively little work has explored elements of uncertainty and risk. Little is known about how tourism operators communicate aspects of uncertainty. This qualitative study uses content analysis to explore the language used in promotional material of tour operators and destination management organisations to communicate the unpredictable ...
Tracing Shintoism in Japanese nature-based domestic tourism experiences
(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 ...
Kandidatundersøkelse blant kandidater fra den tidligere Høgskolen i Finnmark
(Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2014-07-03)
Undersøkelsen omfatter kandidater fra den tidligere Høgskolen i Finnmark som ble uteksaminert i 2007, 2010 og 2011. Undersøkelsen er utført på oppdrag fra den tidligere ledelsen ved Høgskolen i Finnmark.