Power and Democracy 1998-2003
The research project "Power and Democracy" started in 1998 and will be finished in 2003. It's main theme is the conditions for popular political participation in Norway, and changes in these conditions as a result of internationalization, development of new technology, environmental challenges, privatization, decentralization, gender equality, the mass media, the multi cultural society and the information society.
The research group was appointed by the Government of Norway
in March 1998. It's leader is Professor Øyvind Østerud
at Department of Political Science, University of Oslo.