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Spatial Reconfigurations and New Social Formations: the Contemporary Urban Context of Kerala
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-22)
Urbanisation and global relationships have had deep historical impacts all along the western coast of Indian peninsula in general and Kerala in particular. It is both inadequate and inaccurate to invest everything ‘urban’ ...
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 ...
Love Taken for Granted. Relationships between Fathers and Adolescent Sons among Pakeha New Zealanders
(The University of Bergen, 2005-06-03)
A State of Corruption? An Anthropology of the South Asian State
(The University of Bergen, 2008-04-25)
The ways of Maize: Food, Poverty, Policy and the Politics of Meaning among the Chewa of Malawi
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-29)
This ethnographically grounded study of Chewa people’s foodways traces the involvement of the Chewa people in global development politics and policy processes. With the aim of understanding how development intervention ...
Buddhism in Popular Culture. The case of Sri Lankan "Tovil dance"
(The University of Bergen, 2010-04-23)
The Fear of Fever: Epidemic Persistence and Medical Authority in a Kerala Village
(The University of Bergen, 2015-12-16)
This thesis examines the socio-medical order that formed around epidemic fevers in Kerala following the chikungunya and H1N1 outbreaks between 2007 and 2009. I study its political interfaces, embodied aspects, implications ...
Facing the Future. Online Sociality and Emerging Forms of Play among Children in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2016-12-09)
Young people in Norway have never experienced a world without the internet. This thesis explores uses of digital technology in children’s lives, and draws on fieldwork among eight- and nine-year olds in Kristiansand to ...
Making and managing femaleness, fertility and motherhood within an urban Gambian area
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-12)
The Gaze. Unfolding Realms of Enquiry
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-27)
This text probes into the phenomenon of seeking, as it is narrated by, and manifesting itself among, people who have visited Norwegian Buddhist groups to various extent. Seeking may manifest itself in a multitude of ...