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Newspaper Op-Ed | 2019

Den gode «fiende»: Fra flyktninger til seksuelle minoriteter

Hvorfor kjører Polens nasjonal-konservative regjeringsparti LHBT-motstand som viktigste valgkamptema foran Europaparlamentsvalget i mai? Under slagordet «Ikke rør barna» har regjeringspartiet «Lov og rettferdighetspartiet» (PiS) i Polen kritisert forslaget til seksualundervisning i...
Lise Rakner (2019)
Agenda Magasin 09.04.19
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2019

Chavismen har ødelagt Venezuela

Aslak Jangård Orre (2019)
Klassekampen 29 January 2019
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2018

Diktatorens lærebok: Kapittelet om Tanzania

Det går utforbakke med demokratiet og rettstaten i Tanzania, skriver professor Lise Rakner. Stormangrepet på alle røster som kunne tenkes å kritiserer regjeringspartiet (CCM) i Tanzania kan så langt i 2018...
Lise Rakner (2018)
Bistandsaktuelt 12.11.18
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2018

Mister Venezuela sin valuta etter presidentvalget?

Aslak Orre & Antulio Rosales (2018)
Aftenposten 19.05.2018
Book Chapter | 2018

Political polarisation, colonial inequalities and the crisis of modernity in Venezuela

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (2018)
in Margit Ystanes and Iselin Åsedotter Strønen: The Social Life of Economic Inequalities in Latin America: Decades of Change. New York and London: Palgrave McMillan pp. 153-181
Book | 2017

Grassroots politics and oil culture in Venezuela. The revolutionary petro-state

This book presents an ethnographic study of how grassroots activism in Venezuela during the Chávez presidency can be understood in relation to the country's history as a petro-state. Taking the...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (2017)
New York and London : Palgrave McMillan
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2017

Klimaks nærmer seg i Venezuela: Blir det mer diktatur eller regimeendring?

https://www.aftenposten.no/meninger/debatt/i/7rMkw/Klimaks-narmer-seg-i-Venezuela-Blir-det-mer-diktatur-eller-regimeendring--Aslak-J-Orre
Aslak Jangård Orre (2017)
Aftenposten July 21, 2017
CMI Working Paper | 2016

Always choosing the oil rents: How leaders in Angola and Venezuela brought their countries to ruin

Angola and Venezuela are among the most oil dependent countries in the world. When oil prices fell in 2014, these states lost half of their income base. A combined economic,...
Leiv Marsteintredet, Aslak Orre (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2016:10) 28 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2016

The Armed Forces and the Economy in Latin America: Contemporary Trends and Implications for Civil-Military Relations.

This paper examines several cases of military economic activities that persist in Latin America, despite the political and economic liberalization processes that have been under way in the region for...
Kristina Mani (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2016:08) 28 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2016

“A Civil-Military Alliance”: The Venezuelan Armed Forces before and during the Chávez era

Executive summary When Hugo Chávez (1954–2013) came to power in Venezuela in 1998, the military was bestowed with a new—and controversial—role in society. Being a former career military himself, a central...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2016:4)
Journal Article | 2016

Everyday Crafting of the Bolivarian State: Lower-level public officials and grass root activism in Venezuela

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (2016)
in Latin American Perspectives vol. 44 no. 1 pp. 159-179
Book Chapter | 2015

Oil and Environmental Injustice in Venezuela: An Ethnograpic Study of Punta Cardón

Maria Victoria Canino and Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (2015)
in McNeish, J.A, Borchgrevnik, A, and Logan: Contested Powers. Zed Books
CMI Working Paper | 2015

Servants of the nation, defenders of la patria: The Bolivarian Militia in Venezuela

In 2008, the government of now-deceased President Hugo Chávez in Venezuela passed a law creating what is known as the Bolivarian militia (Milicia Bolivariana), a reserve force composed by civilian...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:13) 27 p.
Doctoral Thesis | 2014

The Revolutionary Petro-State. Change, Continuity, and Popular Power In Venezuela

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (2014)
Bergen: University of Bergen
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2013

Venezuelas fattige gråter

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (2013)
Klassekampen 07.03.2012
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2013

Venezuela sett fra Norge

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (2013)
Aftenposten 15.03.2013
Journal Article | 2013

En Feministisk Revolusjon? Kvinner, kvinnekamp og aktivisme i Chavez' Venezuela

Siden Hugo Chávez kom til makten i Venezuela i 1998, har kvinners handlingsrom og kvinners rettigheter blitt betydelig styrket. Dette har skjedd gjennom en rekke legale, institusjonelle og politiske grep,...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (2013)
in Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift
Book Chapter | 2012

Development from below and oil money from above. Popular organization in contemporary Venezuela

Since Hugo Chavez came to power in Venezuela in 1998, large parts of the country's vast oil resources have been diverted towards social spending amongst the poor sectors of the...
Iselin Strønen (2012)
in McNeish, John-Andrew and Owen Logan, eds.: Flammable societies: Studies on the socio-economics of oil and gas. London: Pluto Press pp. 133-155
Book | 2010

The legal foundations of inequality. Constitutionalism in the Americas 1776-1860

The long revolutionary movements that gave birth to constitutional democracies in the Americas were founded on egalitarian constitutional ideals. They claimed that all men were created equal and with similar...
Roberto Gargarella (2010)
New York: Cambridge Univ. Press 273 p.
Book Chapter | 2010

Landartikkel- Den Bolivarianske Republikken Venezuela

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (2010)
in Gull og Grønne Skoger - Norske Interesser i Latin-Amerika. Oslo: Latin-Amerikagruppene i Norge