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Here we present publications in English by researchers from Norway and the other Nordic countries.
The 10 latest publications
Women and men often experience different security threats. This article investiges gender security narratives among activists of feminist and women’s organizations in Serbia.
Among the findings in Kartika Sari Juniwatys thesis on microfinance in Tanzania is that women cooperate better and take more risks when grouped in all-woman groups.
This book sheds light on the witch hunts in Scotland and Norway during the seventeenth century through statistics and close-reading of trial documents in witchcraft cases.
This collection of essays offers perspectives on the value given to different cultural phenomena, including masculinity in American action movies and sexuality in Norwegian novels.
Meaning-making of female genital cutting : children’s perception and acquired knowledge of the ritual
How do girls who have experienced genital cutting understand the ritual? The authors of this article examine the uses of narratives and metaphors.
This book examines how young muslim women debate what it means to be a good Muslim, and discusses the religious movement as individual engagement in a collective project.
This book examines the construction of male guardianship in the Islamic tradition and seeks to create an argument for women's full equality before the law.
Rather than safeguarding women’s equal rights, the Arab spring have so far reinforced patriarchy in many states rocked by the uprisings, according to this article.
This book examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries.
The good, the bad, and the invisible father : a phenomenological study of fatherhood in men with substance use disorder
This article investigates fatherhood from the perspective of men with substance addiction, and claims that the role of these fathers is largely ignored in the research litterature.
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