Books - Page 3

Published July 1, 2009 11:13 AM

Social anthropologist Hanna Skartveit from the University of Bergen analyzes the peculiar nature of the relation between fans and fan clubs and their dead idols: the Argentinean singers Gilda and Rodrigo. Read more here .

Published June 25, 2009 5:08 PM

This book by Leiv Marsteintredet from the University of Bergen deals with political institutions and their effect on democracy in the Dominican Republic since 1966. More information here .

Published May 12, 2009 2:40 PM

Birger Angvik, professor in Latin American literature (UiB), has written an alternative history of Latin American literature. The book, titled Høyr meg! Sjå meg! (Hear me! See me!) (Spartacus, in Norwegian), highlights writers in Mexico and Cuba in the period between 1950 and 2000, who earlier have been overshadowed by the male boom-generation in the 1970s.

Published May 12, 2009 2:22 PM

This book by Turid Hagene published in 2008, explores the issue of love and its place in the reproduction of gender asymmetry in Nicaragua. The theme is discussed in the context of specific religious and work practices, living arrangements, gender values and norms, and the gender practices and legislation of the Sandinista revolution. More information about the book here (in English).

Published Feb. 23, 2009 4:12 PM

This book by Turid Hagene published in 2008, investigates from an interdisciplinary perspective a textile cooperative in Nicaragua during the period 1983-2000. Hagene studies the cooperative as a part of the Nicaraguan history after the sandinist revolution, focussing on the meaning of different forms of cooperatives. More information about the book here (in Spanish)

Published Feb. 23, 2009 3:44 PM

This book by Christian Krohn-Hansen published in December 2008 investigates new ways of analyzing political authoritarianism using the case of the twentieth-century Dominican southwest. More information about the book here .

Published July 1, 2008 11:13 AM

This book presents fourteen texts that evidence the ambivalent role that religions and the religious actors play in relation to poverty and sosial justice. More information and the complete text of the book is available here.

Published July 1, 2008 11:13 AM

This volume, The Ulwa People - Identity and Environment in a Multiethnic Context, is dedicated to the Ulwa people, one of the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua.