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Arnlaug Leira

Bristol: Policy Press 2007 ISBN/ISSN: 9781861346940  

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Stein Bråten (ed)

Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007

ISBN/ISSN: 978 90 272 5204 3  

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Glenn R. Carroll, Michael T. Hannan & László Pólos

Princeton: Princeton University Press 2007

ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-691-13450-5  

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A History of Immigration: The Case of Norway 900 - 2000. 

Grete Brochmann Knut Kjeldstadli Oslo: Universitetsforlaget 2008  ISBN/ISSN: 9788215013138

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Childhood: Changing Contexts (Comparative Social Research) Arnlaug Leira Chiara Saraceno Oslo: JAI Press 2008  ISBN/ISSN: 978-0762314195  

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Academics as Public Intellectuals Ragnvald Kalleberg, Sven Eliaeson Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Published 2008 ISBN/ISSN: 9781847184764

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Robin Leichenko and Karen O'Brien

ISBN13: 9780195177329

ISBN10: 0195177320

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Paper, 192 pages Also available: hardback Jul 2008, Price: $29.95

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Adapting to climate change is a critical problem facing humanity. This involves reconsidering our lifestyles, and is linked to our actions as individuals, societies and governments. This book presents the latest science and social science research on whether the world can adapt to climate change. Written by experts, both academics and practitioners, it examines the risks to ecosystems, demonstrating how values, culture and the constraining forces of governance act as barriers to action. As a state-of-the-art review of science and a holistic assessment of adaptation options, it is essential reading for those concerned with responses to climate change, especially researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and graduate students. Significant features include historical, contemporary, and future insights into adaptation to climate change; coverage of adaptation issues from different perspectives: climate science, hydrology, engineering, ecology, economics, human geography, anthropology and political science; and contributions from leading researchers and practitioners from around the world.

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Street Capital: Black Cannabis Dealers in a White Welfare State

Authors: Sveinung Sandberg, Willy Pedersen

ISBN: 9781847421203

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What is the relationship between women and the welfare state? How do women reconcile paid work and family responsibilities? These questions are of central political concern to nearly all Western industrialised countries and have provoked considerable scholarly disagreement. In this timely book, Dr Arnlaug Leira presents both a theoretical and an empirical analysis of the relationship between women’s lives, employment practices and childcare provision.

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