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Inequalities are increasing globally. A basic wage that increases in line with economic progress can reverse this development, according to two leading economists.
Experience from the oil and gas industry gave Norway an advantage in the development of offshore wind farms. This industry also made it difficult to achieve continuity in the development of offshore wind power
Historically, we have seen major system changes that often start on a small scale, says Karen O'Brien.
- Battle of Cosmologies: The Catholic Church, Adat, and ‘Inculturation’ among Northern Lio, Indonesia
The International Encyclopedia of Geography
Researchers from Department of Sociology and Human Geography at UIO have contributed to the brand new International Encyclopedia in Geography.
Comparing employment trajectories before and after first imprisonment in four Nordic countries
Is there a difference between Nordic countries when it comes to offenders employment trajectories before and after imprisonment? Mikko Aaltonen, Torbjørn Skardhamar, Anders Nilsson, Lars Højsgaard Andersen, Olof Bäckman, Felipe Estrada and Petri Danielsson explores this issue further in an article for the British Journal of Criminology.
The Myth of Effective Veto Power under the Rule of Consensus
Eva Krick presents a comprehensive assessment of input- and output-related dimensions of democratic legitimacy in her recent article. The study challenges the widespread assumption that the decision rule of ‘consensus’, whereby decisions are made by ‘tacit consent’, grants veto power to each participant.