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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’ ...
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 interventionist ...
Love Taken for Granted. Relationships between Fathers and Adolescent Sons among Pakeha New Zealanders
(The University of Bergen, 2005-06-03)
The Making and Unmaking of Kuttanad : Development and Transformations Below Sea Level
(The University of Bergen, 2020-09-18)
The aim of my research is to explore the transformation of the physical and social landscapes in Kuttanad, which is closely related to the political and economic dynamisms in Keralam, India and the rest of the world. By ...
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 itselfamong, people who have visited Norwegian Buddhist groups to various extent. Seeking maymanifest itself in a multitude of activities, ...
Making and managing femaleness, fertility and motherhood within an urban Gambian area
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-12)
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 ...
Russian Greeks / Greek Russians: Parameters of Identity
(The University of Bergen, 2015-08-28)
This thesis investigates how the ex-Soviet Greek populations used the reforms in Russia and the re-patriation policy of Greece emerging in the 1990s in order to form a new discourse on Greek identity. This new understanding ...
Samburu Youth Navigating Violent Terrains. Reconfiguring Samburu Masculinity in Northern Kenya
(The University of Bergen, 2017-06-16)
This thesis is part of the major research project The effects of violence and impoverishment on psychosocial health among pastoralist communities in Northern Kenya funded by The Research Council of Norway. Based on a ...
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 ...