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Published Jan 12, 2012 04:24 PM

This book by Stener Ekern, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, is based on the author's thesis (PhD--University of Oslo, 2005) presented under the title: Making government : community and leadership in Mayan Guatemala.

Published Oct 25, 2010 04:34 PM

In this book on contemporary migration in the Peruvian Andes, Cecilie V. Ødegaard from the University of Bergen explores how people from Andean communities seek progress and social mobility by moving to the cities.

Published Sep 28, 2010 11:17 AM

In this book Vegard Bye examines the series of left governments that have dominated Latin American politics the last decade, with a focus on the presidents leading these new experiences in the region.

Published Jul 19, 2010 06:19 PM

Latin-Amerikaboken 2010, published by The Norwegian Solidarity Comittee for Latin America (LAG), deals with Norway’s relations with Latin America, through development cooperation, information, business and international institutions. The book also offers updated articles on recent developments in each of the countries in the region. More information here.

Published Jun 8, 2010 01:57 PM

Based on the fundamental role montage plays in the creation of narrative discourse in movies, Juan Pellicer at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo, in this book reviews three movies by Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu ― Amores perros, 21 gramos and Babel. Read more here.

Published May 31, 2010 03:08 PM

Latinamerikanske utfordringer (Latin American challlenges) is a pedagocic introduction to Latin America’s recent history, with background information for understanding the many challenges faced by the region. Written by Benedicte Bull, Associate Professor at the Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo. Read more here.

Published Mar 17, 2010 02:03 PM

In this book researchers related to Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen contribute to the ongoing debate over the institutionalization of democratic accountability and examines the accountability function exercised by higher courts in Latin America and Africa. Read more here.

Published Feb 18, 2010 11:32 AM

This book, written by Leiv Marsteintredet form the University of Bergen and Mariana Llanos from German Institute for Global and Area Studies, is about a new type of executive instability without regime instability in Latin America, referred to as "presidential breakdown.". Read more here .