Recent Submissions

  • Language Use and Social Inclusion in International Retirement Migration 

    Cardozo, Ann Elisabeth Laksfoss; Gustafson, Per (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-12)
    The migration of older people in search for improved quality of life has become an important form of human mobility, and popular retirement destinations are often highly multilingual settings. This article explores language ...
  • Aksjonsforskning i Norge : teoretisk og empirisk mangfold 

    Gjøtterud, Sigrid; Hiim, Hilde; Husebø, Dag; Jensen, Liv Helene; Steen-Olsen, Tove Herborg; Stjernstrøm, Else (Book, 2017)
    Antologien Aksjonsforskning i Norge. Teoretisk og empirisk mangfold består av tjue vitenskapelige artikler innen utdanning, helse, vitensentre, kunst og arbeidsliv. Antologien gir et innblikk i historisk utvikling, ...
  • Mentoring and early years practitioners: Investigating the influence of higher education qualifications and social support 

    Waaland, Torbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-12)
    The main purpose of this article is to study the influence of social support on mentoring provided and the moderating influence of having a higher education. This cross-sectional survey was based on a questionnaire that ...
  • Memories of Moses: A survey through genres 

    Nilsen, Tina Dykesteen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    During the last few decades an increasing number of biblical scholars have turned to memory studies in their analyses of texts. The figure of Moses is one of the topics discussed, yet so far the studies have not sufficiently ...
  • Population figures, gender distribution, patterns of settlement and migration in area of the Karmsund strait and Stavanger in the second half of the nineteenth century 

    Tysdal, Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-12)
    This paper concerns population development in the coastal districts near Stavanger County (from 1919, the County of Rogaland) in the second half of the nineteenth century. Its objective is to throw light on relationships ...
  • Side, Kråke og Mula : Teig- og naturnamn som er utvikla av oblik kasusform 

    Særheim, Inge (Journal article, 2014)
    Many farm names reflecting an oblique case in Old Norse are found in south-western Norway, e.g. Bakka (from ON Bakka, oblique case of ON bakki m. ‘hill, slope’) and Brekke (from ON Brekku, oblique case of ON brekka f. ...
  • Finnes den afrikanske middelklassen? 

    Hansen, Ketil Fred (Journal article, 2016-08)
    Verdensbankens definisjon av «middelklassen» i Afrika forvrenger vår forståelse av kontinentets økonomiske utvikling de siste årene. Ved å undersøke typiske middelklassegoder som å ha råd til mobiltelefon, bil og besøk på ...
  • Initial position in the Middle English verse line 

    Thaisen, Jakob (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-07)
    This paper establishes that spelling forms collected from initial position in the Middle English verse line have unique characteristics, and it discusses why this is so. The paper first addresses scribal copying practices, ...
  • The “Tale of Gamelyn” of the “Canterbury Tales”: An annotated edition. By Nila Vázquez. Lewiston: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2009. Pp. vi, 466. [Review article] 

    Thaisen, Jacob (Journal article, 2011-04)
    Did Geoffrey Chaucer compose the Tale of Gamelyn? The question is inevitable in any discussion of this tale, since the manuscripts of his poem the Canterbury Tales provide the only medieval context in which it has survived. ...
  • Is consciousness a nonspatial phenomenon?. 

    Gundersen, Ståle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-06)
    Colin McGinn has argued that consciousness is a nonspatial phenomenon. McGinn’s arguments for the nonspatiality of consciousness are presented and then criticized. It is concluded that consciousness may be as spatial ...
  • Unique environmentalism: A comparative perspective 

    Jakobsson, Eva (Journal article, 2008-07)
    In Unique Environmentalism, a group of Norwegian political scientists explore Norwegian organized environmentalism. According to the authors, the Norwegian environmental movement is unique and, from a comparative perspective, ...
  • Tro- og livssynsfag i Skandinavia : en sammenligning 

    Husebø, Dag (Journal article, 2014)
    Artikkelen er en komparativ analyse av tros- og livssynsundervisning i skandinavisk grunnskole. Analysen er opptatt av likheter og forskjeller på både samfunnsnivå, institusjonsnivå og erfaringsnivå. Gjennom analyse av ...
  • Obituary: Norman Francis Blake (1934–2012) 

    Thaisen, Jacob (Journal article, 2013-02)
    ‘‘Norman F. Blake, University of Sheffield’’. Students of English around the world will have come across title pages and article headers with this name and affiliation, for Blake’s academic output was extensive and varied. ...
  • New trends and old stereotypes in foreign aid : book essays 

    Hansen, Ketil Fred (Journal article, 2013-06)
    The three volumes reviewed here are dealing with challenging and problematic areas concerning foreign aid. All three discuss to a various degree, the powers and hidden agendas in the donor – recipient relationships, the ...
  • Ola Stemshaug 20/1 1936 – 27/8 2013 

    Særheim, Inge (Journal article, 2013)
    Med Ola Stemshaug er ein av dei fremste representantane for norsk og nordisk namneforsking gått bort. Det faglege interessefeltet hans femnde vidt, noko som ein omfattande vitskapleg og populærvitskapleg produksjon er ...
  • Ditching from a water system perspective : draining the Swedish water landscape 1200–1900 

    Jakobsson, Eva (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-10)
    In this article drainage in landscapes with a surplus of water will be in focus. A water system perspective will be applied to ditching. Upstream–downstream relations—whether small, as in this article, or comprehensive—cannot ...
  • Orresnora, Falkehytta, Mågahuset og Ørnhus: nokre stadnamn som har bakgrunn i fuglefangst 

    Særheim, Inge (Journal article, 2013)
    A number of local place-names (microtoponyms) from southwestern Norway, along the coast as well as in the mountains, denote locations where birds have been caught. The semantic content of some toponyms provides specific ...
  • Sakrale stadnamn 

    Særheim, Inge (Journal article, 2012)
    The study of sacral place-names is the subject of some sixty articles in the first ninety-nine volumes of Namn och bygd. The authors discuss toponyms supposedly referring to earlier cult and religious conceptions, e.g. ...
  • Norsk litteratur bak muren: Publikasjons- og sensurhistorie fra DDR (1951–1990) 

    Jager, Benedikt (Book, 2014)
    Benedikt Jager undersøker i denne boken hvordan norsk litteratur ble mottatt i det totalitære Øst-Tyskland. Mellom 1950 og 1990 ble i alt 91 norske titler oversatt og utgitt på det østtyske markedet. Forfatteren viser ...
  • Friendly fire: luftkrigen sett gjennom skandinaviske korrespondenters øyne. 

    Jager, Benedikt (Journal article, 2007-12)
    I 2005 var det 60 år siden andre verdenskrig tok slutt, og skildringene av Den røde armés erobring av Berlin nådde et stort publikum i Norge gjennom filmen Der Untergang. Medie-oppmerksomheten omkring bøker som f.eks. ...

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