Abdulkader Saleh Mohammad, senior research fellow at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, presents in this book an analysis of the identity of the agro-pastoral Saho community in Eritrea, which was cemented during centuries of confrontation with Abyssinian rulers and by their rebellion against external domination.
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Grete Brochmann and Elena Jurado are the editors of a new book about European immigration policy. In this book, leading immigration experts question the effectiveness of countries selecting immigrants on the basis of national interests. Besides efforts to regulate the flow and rights of immigrants, they argue that governments across Europe need to devise labour market, welfare and immigration policies in a more integrated fashion.
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Anne Lise Ellingsæter, An-Magritt Jensen og Merete Lie are the editors of a new book, The Social Meaning of Children and Fertility Change in Europe, which shifts the attention from fertility decline in Europe to why people do have children, asking what children mean to them.
In addition, Anne Lise Ellingsæter and Eirin Pedersen have authored the chapter, "Economic Risk, Fertility and the Welfare State: Understanding Individual Rationales".
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I antologien The Costs of Children. Parenting and Democracy in Contemporary Europe, nylig publisert på forlaget Edward Elgar, har Anne Lise Ellingsæter bidratt med artikkelen Childcare Politics and the Norwegian Fertility ‘Machine’. Arnlaug Leira har bidratt med artikkelen Valuation of Children and Childcare.
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Edited by Kristian Stokke and Olle Törnquist "this book provides vauable insights on how democracy can be deepened and made to serve the interests of working people without sacrificing economic growth. The point of departure is Nordic social democracy, but the challenges of economic development, institution building and political mobilization in the Global South provide the context for understanding the book's core concern of transformative politics."
Read more about the book at www.palgrave.com
This volume edited by Chandra Lekha Sriram, Jemima García-Godos, Johanna Herman and Olga Martin-Ortega examines the complex relationship between peacebuilding and transitional justice through the lenses of the increased emphasis on victim-centred approaches to justice and the widespread practices of disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) of excombatants.
More about this book at www.taylorandfrancis.com
Edited by Mark Luccarelli and Per Gunnar Røe this volume offers a critical assessment of the urban environmental policy making approach to the development of Oslo. It describes the limitations and opportunities inherent in 'green Oslo' and suggests the need for much broader integrative approaches. It concludes by highlighting lessons which other cities might learn from Oslo.
You can read more about the book at ashgate.com
Arnlaug Leira is one of three editors of this two volume collection of articles on family policies.
‘A genuinely international and hugely valuable collection of papers on one of the most important strands in modern social policy scholarship. It also has a powerful editorial introduction that is likely to become a standard reference point.’ – Howard Glennester, London School of Economics, UK
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Grete Brochmann and Anniken Hagelund have edited and contributed to the book Immigration Policy and the Scandinavian Welfare State 1945-2010.