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Flood and socio-economic vulnerability. New challenges in women's lives in northern Pakistan
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-31)
There is growing concern regarding issues related to Climate change like periodic floods, earthquakes, cyclones, melting glaciers and so on. Pakistan was extremely hard hit by the flash flooding in 2010, which occurred due ...
Gender-differences in social health concepts. A cross-sectional study on interpersonal stress, social support and companionship with dog: correlations to sleep-problems
(The University of Bergen, 2012-12-19)
Background and overview: Social ties have profound effects on health and well-being, and men and women are found to differ in the concepts of it. Findings are however somewhat inconclusive on some aspects. This study ...
Perceptions of Gender and Sexual Minorities in Rural Thailand
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-30)
This research examines perceptions of gender and sexual minorities in a community in rural Thailand and considers to what degree society's perceptions of gender and sexual minorities are influential in their self-identification ...
Organisert idrett, kroppsøving og opplevd kompetanse. En longitudinell studie om fysisk aktivitet fra ungdom til voksen
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-20)
Background: Physical activity is considered important in health promotion, as only a small percentage of the population meets the recommendations for daily physical activity. Establishing healthy habits in childhood and ...
Sosialisering til fysisk aktivitet av venner og foreldre. Ein longitudinell studie om fysisk aktivitet frå ungdom til vaksen.
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-19)
Background: Few previous studies have investigated the associations between socialization factors during youth and physical activity in adult life. Therefore, the aim of this thesis was to investigate the relationship ...
Communicating Gender in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention: A contemporary study of gender as a category in HIV/AIDS prevention in the Dominican Republic
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-10)
This study is exploring the category of gender in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention. It has been done research on two Dominican organisations and how they communicate gender in their HIV/AIDS preventive strategies. R.Connell's ...
Exploring the importance of LGBT+ movements for gender identity and understanding of self among individuals identifying as transgender or third gender
(The University of Bergen, 2020-06-23)