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Rota, kontrastenes landsby. Lokal stolthet i møte med intern og ekstern påvirkning
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-22)
Oppgaven baseres seg på 6 måneders feltarbeid i en andalusisk landsby ved Atlanterhavskysten. I likhet med mange andalusiske landsbyer er Rota godt besøkt av turister, både fra utlandet og spanjoler på innlandsferie. ...
Performing us and the others. Latino identification through expressive culture in a Texan theater company
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-14)
When represented in media, Latinos in the United States are often associated with immigration, border control, drug dealing, gangs or the rising use of Spanish in the U.S. The large and heterogeneous Latino population has ...
Mama, I wont't go to school. Conflictual relations between education and fishing among the children of Anomabo in the central region of Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-20)
It is on records that the Central region along the coastal stretch of Ghana was the first to have received formal education during the colonial period as early as the 18th century. This is evident by the fact that the ...
Challenging the Gaze. The study of a Socially Conscious Photographic Initiative based in Dhaka, Bangladesh
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-23)
The aim of this thesis is to consider the real life interplay between ambitions and restrictions to a Dhaka based photographic initiative, with the core objective to contest stereotypical representations of Bangladesh ...
Bateye Guarero: Identity-management, resources and agency in an inactive Dominican sugar bateye
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-25)
This thesis is about a sugarcane bateye situated in the inland province of Monte Plata in the Dominican Republic: Bateye Guarero. A bateye is an agricultural community in the midst of the sugarcane fields, created by ...
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 and responsibility: an ethnography of masculinities and marriage in urban Egypt
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-11)
This thesis deals with masculinity in Cairo, Egypt. It argues that masculinity has an interactional basis, in the sense of G.H. Mead's theory of the self. (1934) The thesis is an ethnographic exploration of some interactional ...
Becoming a returnee Cubarawi. Politics, Personhood and memory in 'Africa's last colony'
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-17)
For nearly 40 years, an estimated 165.000 Sahrawi have been living in refugee camps in the Algerian part of the Sahara desert, known as hamada. The refugee camps are under the government of the Polisario Front -the Sahrawi ...
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-25)
This Master project is about different understandings of health and illness. Fieldwork was conducted at a holistic spa in Thailand, where the spa clientele was primarily women from Western countries. Several of the women ...
The Perfect Christian. An analysis of paradoxical aspects of charismatic christianity in the U.S.
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-26)
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