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FRISAM-Fri prosjektstøtte samfunnsvitenskap

The temporal dimension of tort law

The project aims at an elaboration and scientific development of the structures and theoretical framework connected to the temporal dimension of tort law. Such a work will be of international interest because every national legal order in western societie s is governed by a so far unexplored temp...

Awarded: NOK 4.8 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2012

Location: Vestland

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EUROCORES - The Timing of Life: Understanding Cross-National Differences in the Organisation of the Life Course in Europe (LIFETIMING)

To what extent and in what ways do individuals engage in active life planning? This project will explore the extent to which youth, adults and elderly individuals engage in conscious life planning. Theoretical discussions have emphasized that there has b een a historical shift towards increasing...

Awarded: NOK 2.1 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

EUI - European and Arabic Traditions of Deliberation in Resource Management - Mutual Learning for Transnational Networking of Grass Root

(a) Community-based deliberation is usually proposed as planning technique for environmental physical planning, according to the discourse of sustainability. (b) Transnational networks are described as the mode of operation of contemporary world, accordin g to general theory on technology and gov...

Awarded: NOK 1.6 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

EUI - The politics of identity in post-conflict small arms strategies: a study of weapons collections in Cambodia and Kosovo

The research project investigates the spread of ideas and norms embedded in micro-disarmament processes in post-conflict peacebuilding environments. Micro-disarmament, as I define it in this dissertation, refers to activities aimed at controlling the use and proliferation of Small Arms and Light...

Awarded: NOK 1.6 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke

FRISAM-Fri prosjektstøtte samfunnsvitenskap

Searching for Security: Religious Mobilization and the Politics of 'Insecurity' in Indonesia

This project will map and explore the links between religious movements, 'security'-management and violence in the context of a weakened state. The project centers on the faith-based 'security' groups dedicated to fight crime and enforce justice that have emerged among Sasak Muslims and Balines...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2012

Location: Vestland

FRISAM-Fri prosjektstøtte samfunnsvitenskap

CLIMATE CHANGE: DISTRIBUTING RESPONSIBILITIES JUSTLY

The purpose of this project is to investigate four specific research questions concerning the responsibility to take on the costs associated with climate change. A further aim is to provide ethically sound premises for policy-making. 1 & 2. Climate cha nge raises questions both of mitigation a...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2012

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Between the Game System and the Virtual World

Being part of the DIGICULT project at the Dept. of Information and Media Studies, UiB, this proposal describes and investigates transdiegetic frames of reference in computer games, with emphasis on the operative and aesthetic functions of these. Computer games utilize the relationship between die...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Vestland

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Political Parties and Democracy: Decline or Change?

We study the role of political parties in contemporary democracies. The main research question is whether parties have primarily changed or declined as organizations and whether parties' contributions to democracy are stable or in decline. Our focus is th e behaviour and inter-relationship of par...

Awarded: NOK 8.0 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Oslo

FRISAM-Fri prosjektstøtte samfunnsvitenskap

Being Jewish and Arab: Nationalism among Mizrahim in a development town in the Galilee.

The research project aims to investigate the meaning and dynamics of contemporary nationalism among Mizrahim (non-European Jews) in a development town in the Galilee in Northern Israel. I am interested in the subjective element of attachment to nations an d ethnic groups by their members, and I i...

Awarded: NOK 1.5 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2012

Location: Ukjent Fylke

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Anvendt sosiologi - mellom legitimitet og legitimering

Anvendt sosiologi er en etikett på den delen av faget som er empirisk orientert, men også politisk relevant. Men sosiologi er et fag hvor teoriutvikling og det mer empirinære ofte har stått i et motsetninsgforhold. På neste års konferanse ønsker Norsk sosiologforening å problematisere og refle...

Awarded: NOK 0.12 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Det 30. norske forskermøte for økonomer 2008 på Universitetet i Oslo

Forskermøtet 2008 skal avholdes på Universitetet i Oslo 7.- 8. januar. Program for Forskermøtet 2008 er under utarbeiding. Forskermøtet 2007 hadde plenumsforedrag om disse tema: - Utfordringer i energiforskningen ved professor Nils-Henrik von der Fehr, UiO - Rikdommens paradoks - relevant for...

Awarded: NOK 0.12 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

The European Values Study 2008: Extending a Data Base for Comparative Research

The research questions can briefly be summarized. (i) From the very beginning the main emphasis of the Values Study was to study long term change and it is only now that data allow us to assess the main hypotheses on long term trends and patterns: Variati ons between national cultures, how religi...

Awarded: NOK 2.5 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Pacific Alternatives: Cultural Heritage and Political Innovation in Oceania

The key concepts of this project - "cultural heritage" and "political innovation" - will serve as an analytical platform for understanding social developments in the Pacific region, with a view to providing general insights into important processes in th e world today as nation states are weaken...

Awarded: NOK 9.4 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Vestland

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Democracy, social inequality and learning in transition

The theme of this prosject is to contribute to the research on political socialization in the fields: - educational and social inequality and political socialization research. - the transitional learning perspectives on political socialization rese arch. - further develop the resesearch o...

Awarded: NOK 44,999

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

The Nature and Development of Language and Language Disorders in Children

Prosjektet, The Nature and Development of Language and Language Disorders in Children, er en longitudinell studie av muntlig og skriftlig språkutvikling i typisk og forsinket utvikling i overgangen barnehage-skole (4-9 år). Den består av to komponenter. Del 1 omfatter longitudinelle prosjekter, d...

Awarded: NOK 8.1 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2016

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Responsibility, individual choice and redistributive policy

The aim of the project "responsibility, individual choice and redistributive policy" is to analyse how considerations of individual responsibility can be incorporated into both normative and positive theory. In doing so, the project aims to clarify the fo undations of normative economic analysis ...

Awarded: NOK 7.5 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Vestland

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Det nasjonale doktorgradseminaret i rettsvitenskap 2008

Det søkes om midler til delvis dekning av utgiftene til Det nasjonale doktorgradsseminaret i rettsvitenskap for 2008 som arrangeres av Det juridiske fakultet ved Universitetet i Bergen. Tema for seminaret er "Parallelle rettslige systemer/strukturer". Nye re tids rettsutvikling preges av et stadi...

Awarded: NOK 0.12 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Vestland

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

NASJONAL FAGKONFERANSE I BEDRIFTSØKONOMISKE EMNER (FIBE) 2008 PÅ NHH 3. OG 4. JANUAR

Fagkonferansen i bedriftsøkonomiske emner (FIBE) ble startet som et av elementene i RSFs (Rådet for samfunnsvitenskaplig forskning) stimuleringstiltak for bedriftsøkonomi. Søknaden gjelder støtte til gjennomføring av 25-årsjubileumskonferansen FIBE 2008. FIBE 2008 arrangeres på NHH 3. og 4. jan...

Awarded: NOK 0.12 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Vestland

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Framtid og fortid for kritisk samfunnsforskning i Norden.

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Awarded: NOK 94,999

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Economic, cultural or Political? Conseptions of Citizenship in Processes of European Constitution-Making. Utenlandsstipend - EUI

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Awarded: NOK 65,999

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Ukjent Fylke

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

The Quest for Balance: Particularity, Authority and Change in Contemporary Medical Practices in Tibet.

Currently in Tibet, the traditional medicine known as sowa rigpa is undergoing dramatic processes of scientification, secularization and commercialisation that imply transformations of instruction and education, medicinal production, and patient-doctor re lations. At the same time the Chinese gov...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

EUI - Explaining Patterns of Democracy. Triangulating methods to assess general explanations of PR-adoption between 1899 and 1920.

The proposed study will assess competing explanations of adoption of proportional parliamentary representation (PR) between 1899 and 1920. This will be done by combining nation-level statistical analysis with a study of cases. Emphasis will be on the case s, asking whether or not the causal mecha...

Awarded: NOK 1.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Group Motivation: the Fundamental Mechanism of Business Creativity? (forts etter YFF pr. 162850)

The aim of the study is to investigate different levels and forms of group motivation as a general and homogenous mechanism connecting perceptions of the work environment and different variants of organizational creativity. We argue that group motivation can both enhance and diminish the quality ...

Awarded: NOK 1.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

The Human Right to Food and Nutrition, and the Story of 852 Million Court Cases- Utenlandsstipend

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Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Ukjent Fylke

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Hva er det moderne samfunnet?

Sosiologien har bidratt til det rådende mangfold av samfunnsbeskrivelser som informasjons-, kunnskaps-, risiko-, klasse-, kapitalisme-, sivil-, osv -samfunnet. Mangfoldet kan oppfattes som et gode og et adekvat faglig svar på en samfunnsutvikling hvor ko nstellasjonen samfunn/nasjonalstat utford...

Awarded: NOK 29,999

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Nordic Academy of Management

NHH is hosting the Nordic Academy of Management conference in 2007. We hereby apply for financial support to organize and run the conference. The Nordic Academy of Management aims to develop research, education and practise within the management and busin ess administration area in the Nordic cou...

Awarded: NOK 0.25 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Vestland

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

EUI - The Political Interpretation of Human Rights: How the Extent to which Courts are Embedded in the Political Influences their Jurisdicti

It will be argued that the scope of a court´s jurisdiction but also its interpretation of human rights, is dependent on/influenced by the degree to which the courts is embedded in the political, i.e. to what extent it is subject to checks by the political branches of power in the polity. In orde...

Awarded: NOK 1.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

EUI - Essays in Household Finance

The broad topic of this project relates to the behavior of Norwegian households in labor and financial markets. In the first chapter I seek to understand household's decision to participate in financial markets, and how households decide upon the riskines s of their financial portfolio over the l...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Disaggregating Civil Wars (ECRP - 2007)

This is a collaborative project that disaggregates conflict processes in order to uncover the causal mechanisms that generate civil violence. The current quantitative literature focuses mainly on national-level attributes while neglecting historical and g eographical contexts. We challenge key as...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

FRISAM-Fri prosjektstøtte samfunnsvitenskap

Legitimacy, identity, hierarchy: Strategic communication in the hospital sector

The project will investigate the development and the consequences of a new communication infrastructure and a new discourse on the role of strategic communication in the hospital sector. The emphasis will be on three issues: 1) the relationship between st rategic communication and the legitimacy ...

Awarded: NOK 6.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Vestland