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    • ABM-utvikling og avvikling: institusjonell konvergens og divergens i kulturpolitikken 

      Skare, Roswitha; Stokstad, Sigrid; Vårheim, Andreas (Nordisk Kulturpolitisk Tidsskrift;vol. 22, Nr. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The Norwegian Archive, Library and Museum Authority (ABM-utvikling – Statens senter for arkiv, bibliotek og museum) existed between 2003 and 2010. This article raises the question of why ABM-utvikling was not continued as ...
    • Addressing the social determinants of health at the local level: Opportunities and challenges 

      Fosse, Elisabeth; Helgesen, Marit Kristine; Hagen, Susanne; Torp, Steffen (Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Vol 46, Issue 20, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-19)
      Aims: The gradient in health inequalities reflects a relationship between health and social circumstance, demonstrating that health worsens as you move down the socio-economic scale. For more than a decade, the Norwegian ...
    • Advocating for Health Promotion Policy in Norway: The Role of County Municipalities 

      Helgesen, Marit Kristine; Fosse, Elisabeth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Background: The Norwegian National government has developed public health policies that reflect health promotion principles, and these are particularly reflected in the recent Public Health Act (PHA). The counties (CMs) ...
    • Agents of centralization? Local school administrations and contested school closures in Norwegian rural districts 

      Aasland, Aadne; Søholt, Susanne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      In recent decades, the number of schools in Norwegian rural municipalities has been reduced substantially, often accompanied by much contestation in the local community. In Norway's decentralized governance system, the ...
    • Alternatives in the academe: Swimming with absurd flippers 

      Wullf-Wathne, Marikken (Gender, Place & Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-29)
      This viewpoint reflects on challenges that emerge when we who did not construct academic practices—and whom academic practices were not constructed for—strap on the absurd flippers and prepare to dive into the deep of the ...
    • Are smart city projects catalyzing urban energy sustainability? 

      Haarstad, Håvard; Wathne, Marikken Wullf (Energy Policy;Volume 129, June 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-03-01)
      The purpose of this paper is to investigate the links between smart cities and urban energy sustainability. Because achieving a “smart city” is a wide agenda rather than a specific set of interventions, smartness itself ...
    • Attitudes towards women’s participation in local politics in South Asia 

      Haug, Marit; Aasland, Aadne; Aasen, Berit (Forum for Development Studies;2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Survey data from selected geographical areas in India, Nepal and Bhutan show that attitudes towards women’s participation in local politics are overwhelmingly positive. The findings indicate a shift from the deeply embedded ...
    • Attitudes Towards Women’s Participation in Local Politics in South Asia 

      Haug, Marit; Aasland, Aadne; Aasen, Berit (Forum for Development Studies;Published online 15 Jul 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-15)
      Survey data from selected geographical areas in India, Nepal and Bhutan show that attitudes towards women’s participation in local politics are overwhelmingly positive. The findings indicate a shift from the deeply embedded ...
    • Avtalt selvbosetting blant flyktninger og det norske bosettingsregimet 

      Henningsen, Erik; Søholt, Susanne (Tidsskrift for boligforskning;Årgang 1, nr. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-28)
      I de senere årene har norske statlige myndigheter oppfordret kommunene til å ta i bruk «avtalt selvbosetting», en ordning som innebærer at flyktninger finner bolig på egen hånd i det private leiemarkedet i overenstemmelse ...
    • Avtalt selvbosetting blant flyktninger og det norske bosettingsregimet 

      Henningsen, Erik; Søholt, Susanne (Tidsskrift for boligforskning;Årgang 1, nr. 1-2018, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-28)
      I de senere årene har norske statlige myndigheter oppfordret kommunene til å ta i bruk «avtalt selvbosetting», en ordning som innebærer at flyktninger finner bolig på egen hånd i det private leiemarkedet i overenstemmelse ...
    • Between Collaboration and Subordination: State and Non-state Actors in Russian Anti-drug Policy 

      Aasland, Aadne; Kropp, Sabine; Meylakhs, Anastasiya (Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations;03 September 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Due to weak state and administrative capacity, the Russian government has involved resource-rich nonstate actors into policy-making since about 2005 and established numerous institutionalized platforms, networks, and forums. ...
    • Boforhold og boligtilfredshet blant innvandrere i Distrikts-Norge 

      Aasland, Aadne; Søholt, Susanne (Tidsskrift for bolig forskning;Årgang 2, nr.2-2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Artikkelen diskuterer boforhold og boligtilfredshet blant innvandrere i norske distriktskommuner. Basert på registerdata, en spørreundersøkelse blant ulike kategorier innvandrere og norskfødte, samt feltarbeid i tre ...
    • Bolsonaro og hans evangelikale støttespillere i Brasil. Sekularisme under nytt press? 

      Kasahara, Yuri; Løland, Ole Jakob (Kirke og kultur;01 / 2021 (Volum 126), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-06)
      Med valget av Jair Messias Bolsonaro som Brasils president i 2018 ble de evangelikale kristne sin politiske makt i landet mer tydelig enn noen gang. For første gang hadde de mest profilerte protestantiske lederne omfavnet ...
    • Brazil - the rise and fall of democratic developmentalism 

      Braathen, Einar (The Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives;, Chapter; Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-30)
      The impeachment of the Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff in August 2016 brought to an end a political movement linked to the Workers' Party (Partido dos Traba/hadores, PT) and its leader Luis Inacio Lula da Silva. Lula, ...
    • BRICS, megaeventos esportivos e o Rio de Janeiro como “cidade de exceção” 

      Braathen, Einar; Mascarenhas, Gilmar; Sørbøe, Celina Myrann (Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Within the BRICS countries, ‘cities of exception’ build coalitions of government and business in search of entrepreneurship opportunities. Sports combine image and accumulation, as well as the excuse to carry out ...
    • Budsjettprosesser og budsjettdisiplin - en studie av norske kommuner i perioden 2002-2007 

      Monkerud, Lars Chr.; Tjerbo, Trond (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      I denne artikkelen tar vi utgangspunkt i en artikkel publisert av Terje Hagen og Signy Vabo i 2005, hvor de analyserte effekten av bestemte politiske og administrative trekk ved den enkelte kommune og den samme kommunens ...
    • Catching up and Falling behind: An Appraisal of Brazilian Industrial Policy in the Twenty-First Century 

      Kasahara, Yuri; Botelho, Antonio Jose Junqueira (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Amidst analyses of industrial policy’s renaissance in Latin America, Brazil is often hailed as the paragon of this movement. The mix of old and new institutions and instruments would constitute a unique effort in promoting ...
    • Climate adaptation at what scale? Multi-level governance, resilience, and coproduction in Saint Louis, Senegal 

      Vedeld, Trond; Coly, Adrien; Ndour, Ndeye Mareme; Hellevik, Siri Bjerkreim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      This paper utilizes a multi-level governance framework to explain how and at what scale climate adaptation, exemplified by flood risk management, was governed in the medium-scale city of Saint Louis, Senegal. It explores ...
    • Climate change adaptation in Norway: learning–knowledge processes and the demand for transformative adaptation 

      Orderud, Geir; Naustdalslid, Jon (International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology;Volume 27, Issue 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-10-08)
      During the last decade, it has become evident that planet earth will be warming. Hence, there is an increasing focus on how to adapt to a changing climate. The adaptation literature underlines the importance played by local ...
    • Conditioned receptiveness: Nordic rural elite perceptions of immigrant contributions to local resilience 

      Søholt, Susanne; Stenbacka, Susanne; Nørgaard, Helle (0743-0167;Volume 64, November 2018, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-19)
      Drawing on case studies among rural elites in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, this study investigates how rural elites in Nordic rural communities link immigration to rural resilience as expressed in their place narratives. ...