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"To hell with you and your union, we are going whatever you say". An ethnographic study of how class, race, ethnicity, and immigration affected the Brexit referendum
(The University of Bergen, 2018-06-06)
Based on a five-month long fieldwork in Wigan, North West England this thesis presents an analysis of how class, immigration, ethnicity and race affected the Brexit referendum. I did my fieldwork in a post-industrialised ...
“Sometimes it feels like life is going on without me”: An ethnographic study of violence, power, and migration in a Mexican border town.
(The University of Bergen, 2018-05-01)
In this thesis I seek to understand how migrants—both migrants from Mexico, Central-American countries and migrants deported from the United States— experience their stay in Mexicali- a city at the border between Mexico ...
Good Game, Well Played: A Ethnographic Study of Collegiate Esport in Southern California
(The University of Bergen, 2018-06-12)
Anthropologists have previously engaged in virtual fieldwork in order to discover and document different large online worlds such as World of Warcraft (Nardi 2010), Everquest (Taylor 2006), Second Life (Boellstroff ...
Establishing a New "Common Sense": A Study of the Leftist Movement in Northeastern United States
(The University of Bergen, 2018-06-05)
This thesis examines political activism among young leftist activists and self-declared socialists in New England, United States. Based on my fieldwork of 2017, I have explored how members of a DSA (Democratic Socialists ...
The Social Life of Economic Inequalities in Contemporary Latin America: Decades of Change
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
Going to ‘Pentecost’: how to study Pentecostalism – in Melanesia, for example
In this article, I question regional context as primary context in anthropological analyses. I argue that the idea of historical continuity in a geographical locality/region might prevent us from understanding not only ...
From Clans to Co-ops: Confiscated Mafia Land in Sicily
Waterworn. Climate Change Resonance in the Shivalik Hills of North India
(The University of Bergen, 2018-05-15)
This dissertation aims to explore the idea of climate change as it appeared amongst villagers in the rural Shivalik hills of North India. I traced the discourse behind the practices of diverse local, regional and global ...
"I hope your mom gets cancer and dies!" An anthropological study of sociality within virtual worlds
(The University of Bergen, 2018-06-14)
Virtual worlds serve as new digital spaces in which humans interact with each other but also with the machines and mechanics on which the virtual worlds are built, creating new frameworks for sociality. By questioning how ...