Eilert Sundts hus
4. etasje (kart)
Moltke Moes vei 31
As a researcher, I have followed various extreme right groups and movements in Norway and Scandinavia during the last 30 years. There have been some significant changes during this time – changes that have an impact on how our society should relate to such milieus, and what kinds of preventive measures might be relevant and effective.
Nadja Kühn and Jarle Trondal present a single case study that shows the profound and rising role of public administration in the multilevel governing system of the European Union (EU) in the Journal of European Public Policy.
Sindre Bangstad is discussing the question if the freedom of speech become freedom to hate? He takes part in a discussionforum well-known as the The Immanent Frame. The forum was founded in October of 2007 in conjunction with the Social Science Research Council’s program on Religion and the Public Sphere
I denne artikkelen vurderes Høyesteretts antatt ubestridte posisjon i et nasjonalt juridisk hierarki. I en kontekst med internasjonalisering av lovregimer, i hvilken grad er det fortsatt den nasjonale Høyesterett som sitter med siste instans av dømmende makt?
This paper discusses whether and to what extent the Norwegian Supreme Court remains the ultimate body of judicial power in a context of international law regimes. The paper is in Norwegian.
ARENA Working Paper 06/2002 (html)
Hans Petter Graver
In this essay Fossum is discussing the politically divising issue in Norwegian politics- membership in the European Union. Through the EEA agreement Norway has become tightly incorporated in the EU, and this incorporation poses challenges to the Norwegian democracy. Fossum is treating this issue thorugh Holmes' notion of 'gag rules'.
John Erik Fossum
At the eve of the EU enlargement to central and eastern Europe, this article discusses the implications of enlargement to the European Economic Area. Focusing on the negotiations deciding the financial burden for ancient EEA states, the author attempts to explain the outcome by various factors - including the state of public opinion.
This paper couples the concept of Europeanization with institutional theory, applying it on the two non-member states Switzerland and Norway. It is revealed that domestic institutional logics rather than formal membership is conducive to processes of adaptation.
ARENA Working Paper 31/1997 (html)
Ulf Sverdrup and Stephan Kux
Immigrants and descendants constituted 10, 6 % of Norway’s population in 2009; the share is in the middle of the European range. More than two thirds of the immigrant population is 'non-Western', and it is these groups that receive most attention both from researchers and the general public. EUMARGINS is collecting data about young adults immigrants living in Oslo; the capital with nearly 590 000 inhabitants, and the place in which the majority of Norway’s immigrant population is living. When looking at children and youth, more than one third of the population are non-Western immigrants. EUMARGINS’ focus is however upon young adult immigrants with all kinds of country backgrounds. Fatima, Jengar and Haile are three representatives of the Norwegian context. Follow the links to read their stories.