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Frykt, forhandlinger og deltakelse. Ungdommer og foreldre med etnisk minoritetsbakgrunn i møte med den norske barnevernstjenesten
(The University of Bergen, 2018-05-04)
Background and aims: The quality of child welfare services (CWS) offered to families with ethnic minority backgrounds in Norway has been an issue of heated media debate, both nationally and internationally. Our knowledge ...
The power of context in health partnerships:Exploring synergy and antagony between external and internal ideologies in mplementing Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) for HIV prevention in Botswana
(The University of Bergen, 2017-01-18)
Background The aim of this thesis is to explore partnership functioning and the power of context in a North-South partnership in Botswana whose mission is to promote sexual health via Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) for HIV ...
Contemporary discourses on children and parenting in Norway. An empirical study based on two cases
(The University of Bergen, 2016-12-06)
Background and overall aim: This dissertation aims to explore beliefs and contemporary discourses about children and parenting in Norway. It discusses the possible consequences of these beliefs and discourses for children’s ...
Public Participation in Tobacco Control Policy-making in Georgia
(The University of Bergen, 2017-06-22)
Psychological factors in long-termsickness absence: the role of shame and social support: Epidemiological studies based on the Health Assets Project
(The University of Bergen, 2015-11-06)
Long-term sickness absence (LTSA) is an important societal and public health challenge in many Western countries. To tackle the challenges, we need knowledge on risk factors for LTSA and what might prolong sickness absence. ...
Intimate partner violence among adolescents in South Africa and Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2015-09-04)
Background The aims of this dissertation were to study intimate partner violence among adolescents in Tanzania and South Africa, particularly prevalences and associated factors. Furthermore, to examine the relation between ...
Inside the Outdoor Experience. On the distinction between pleasant and interesting feelings and their implication in the motivational process
(The University of Bergen, 2016-08-24)
Inspired by the functional well-being approach (Vittersø, 2013a, 2013b), this study set out to explore the distinction between hedonic and eudaimonic dimensions of feeling states to understand more about the variety ...
A troublesome transition: Social reintegration of girl soldiers returning ‘home’
(The University of Bergen, 2017-05-12)
Background: Despite increased attention the last couple of decades, child soldiering continues to be a major global challenge and it is estimated that there is approximately 300,000 child soldiers globally. One ...
Results-Based Financing (RBF) in the health sector of a low-income country. From agenda setting to implementation: The case of Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2016-10-28)
Background: During the last decade there has been growing concern about lack of results in the health sector of many low-income countries. Prompted by a need to achieve progress, Results-Based Financing (RBF) has become ...
Challenges in Implementing the Colombian Constitutional Court’s Health-Care System Ruling of 2008
(The University of Bergen, 2013-08-28)
Is right-to-health litigation a suitable strategy for advancing the right to health, or does it reinforce inequalities and undermine health authorities in their attempts to control costs and set fair priorities? The answer ...