2015

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Published Dec. 17, 2015 1:21 PM

This book, edited by Kari Soriano Salkjelsvik, University of Bergen, and Felipe Martínez-Pinzón, Brown University, is a compilation of articles focusing on the costumbrismo of the nineteenth-century as a discourse that mediated and responded to the processes of modernization in Latin America. The works included here are approaching the costumbrismo discussing aesthetic, cultural and political questions of different Latin American traditions - Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela - also entering into dialogue with Spain.

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Published Dec. 8, 2015 1:22 PM

In this book, edited by Steinar A. Sæther, University of Oslo, several Norwegian researchers together with scholars from Europe and Latin America study the experiences of workers, sailors, whalers, landowners, intellectuals and investors who migrated from Norway to Latin America during the age of mass migration.

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Published Nov. 4, 2015 5:46 PM

Is there such a thing as a Norwegian social science perspective on Latin America? Invited by the Latin American Council of Social Sciences, twelve Norway-based scholars have contributed to shed light on Norwegian research and writing on the region from before social sciences were really established in Norway, and up to our days. The book is edited by Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo. See the book at CLACSO’s web site (touch the "pdf"-button for the complete text).

Published Oct. 22, 2015 2:12 PM

Nelson Gonzalez-Ortega, University of Oslo, has editied this book, which collects studies with different research approaches and theoretical perspectives: economic history, sociology, political science and literature. The book aims to answer questions related to the production, transport, consumption and prohibition / criminalization and public attitudes towards illegal drugs and their social representations in literature, journalism, television, film, architecture, religion and music in Colombia, Mexico and Brazil.

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Published June 15, 2015 10:59 PM

This book is edited by John McNeish, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Axel Borchgrevink, Oslo and Akershus University Colllege of Applied Sciences, and Owen Logan.

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Published June 10, 2015 9:30 AM

In this book the authors, Elin Skaar and Camila Gianella Malca, Chr. Michelsen Institute, and Trine Eide, Arctic University of Norway, examine the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Addressing trials, reparations, truth commissions, and amnesties, the book systematically addresses the experiences of four very different contemporary transitional justice cases: post-authoritarian Uruguay and Peru and post-conflict Rwanda and Angola.

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