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How the Norwegian Progress Party (FRP) is Protrayed in British Media - Introduction: As a result of months of intense campaigning across the 1500-mile long country, on September 9 last year, the election results were finally ready. The polls had already told the tale for weeks, but all the politicians knew that everything could happen on Election Day. However, the polls could not have been more correct. The reigning left-wing coalition, led by the country’s biggest party, Labour, had to leave office after eight years in the government building. The two most powerful women in Norwegian politics rose to the top; Erna Solberg - leader of the Conservative Party (Hoyre) and Siv Jensen - leader of the Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet, often shortened to FRP)....   [tags: Norwegian Progress Party Essays]
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Norwegian Culture of the 21st Century - The textbook for this class implies that no single definition of culture can be made without alienating specific aspects of certain cultures. That being said the authors of the textbook created the best definition they could without excluding any elements. “[Culture is] the thoughts, communications, actions, beliefs, values, and institutions of racial, ethnic, religious, or social groups” (Jarvis, 2012, p.14). This definition clearly states that there are many different cultures throughout our world based on different types of groups....   [tags: anthropological analysis, Scandinavia]
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The Norwegian Health Care System - The health care system of Norway is committed to providing health care services for all citizens regardless of income and to the principle of equal access to services. Accordingly, the health status of Norwegians is one of the best in the world, ranking much higher than that of the United States. The health care system in Norway is organized in three levels: local, regional, and national. The local level is represented by 434 municipalities; each municipality is responsible for providing all the services under primary health care to their population....   [tags: Health Care ]
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German and Norwegian Elderly Care - ... (Statistics Norway, 2001) The Norwegians spends more per capita on caring for elderly than any other country in worldwide. Nearly 10 per cent of the annual budget goes towards providing of facilities and services to fulfill the government’s guarantee to its citizens that everyone will have a cost free private apartment post retirement in addition to the assistance and care that they might need. (Indian Journal of Gerontology (2013,). As the largest service sector, care for the elderly amounts to more than a quarter of the total municipal budget and is nearly 3 per cent of its GDP....   [tags: Retirement Homes, Care] 1389 words
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Norwegian Bomb and Shooting Massacre Report - On the 22nd of July 2011 Norway became under attack when a bomb exploded in Oslo, and a mass shooting occurred on the Island of Utoeya. These attacks were carried out by 33 year old Anders Breivik, who managed to kill 77 people before his eventual surrender and arrest. While analysing the coverage of this story I will be addressing what sources, and language were used, and how this affected audiences understanding of the event. I will be particularly focusing on ‘The Sun’ tabloid, and ‘The Guardian’ newspaper, which both featured the story front page on the 23rd of July....   [tags: Terrorism ]
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Norwegian - Ethnography Paper Norwegian Background During the 1800’s, a big part of the Norwegian immigrants were families from the rural areas in Norway. Few single people did emigrate from Norway during this time as well; more of them were men then women. Later on in the 1800’s more and more people that were immigrating to the United States were single men from cities in Norway. Every single person however, always had different reason for going to the United States. There were many different reasons for why so many Norwegians left their country to move to the United States....   [tags: essays research papers] 985 words
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The Texas Department of Corrections and Norwegian Correctional Services - ... The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision is responsible for the confinement of approximately 54,700 individuals under custody held at 58 state facilities and 36,500 parolees supervised throughout seven regional offices. The statistical data for Texas reveals that the Texas Department of Criminal justice manages more than 152,303 offenders in over 100 facilities, including state prisons, state jails, substance abuse felony punishment facilities and private correctional facilities that contract with TDCJ....   [tags: organization comparison and contrast] 619 words
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Norwegian Whaling - Norwegian Whaling Modern commercial whaling is continuously being over-exploited as whaling companies strive to maximize their profits despite international protest and a ban by the International Commission. Many various species of whales have been extinct, and the relatively few whales that remain are extremely vulnerable, and the factors that led to their over-exploitation in the past have not changed. Norway, one of the several countries involved in illegal whaling, has again refused to accept the international moratorium on whaling and has announced that its catch quotas for whales have risen....   [tags: Whaling Conservation Hunting Whales Essays]
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Norwegian Business Culture - Norwegian Business Culture In contrast to the indirect, roundabout language common in much of Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, Norwegians typically use direct straightforward language. They tend to be blunt and honest about their business ideas and feelings. However, most Norwegians are somewhat less direct than Danes and Germans. For instance, when not really interested in a particular deal, they may be reluctant to say so bluntly. In this they are similar to many British negotiators....   [tags: Papers] 1666 words
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Taking a Look at Niels Henrik Abel - ... Holmboë was able to help Abel gain a scholarship to remain at school and Abel was able to enter the University of Christiania in 1821, ten years after the university was founded. Holmboë had raised money from his colleagues to enable Abel to study at the university and he graduated in 1822. While in his final year at school, however, Abel had begun working on the solution of quintic equations by radicals. He believed that he had solved the quintic in 1821 and submitted a paper to the Danish mathematician Ferdinand Degen, for publication by the Royal Society of Copenhagen....   [tags: Norwegian mathematician] 2386 words
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Norwegian Security Policy After The Cold War - Norwegian Security Policy after the Cold War Despite widespread diplomatic discussion, and sentiment that the UN Security Council must be expanded in order to maintain its long-term legitimacy, no generally acceptable formula for expansion has emerged. Concerns for obtaining or retaining voting power, and for preserving a body structured so as to be able to take prompt and effective decisions, have prevented agreement. This article reviews various criteria for evaluating restructuring proposals, and suggests a formula that, while not fundamentally affecting the distribution of power on the Council, might satisfy many states' minimal requirements for an acceptable package of changes....   [tags: essays research papers] 3145 words
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Union of Norway and Sweeden - ... On 7 June 1905, the Storting voted to dissolve the union with Sweden because Oscar had effectively abandoned his role as King of Norway by refusing to appoint a replacement government. 7 June is considered independence day for Norway.The Swedish government considered this declaration as rebellious, and they indicated an openness to a negotiation to put an end on the union.Besides internal changes within Norway, a major key factor that allowed Norway to break from Sweden was the emerging Swedish social democratic movement....   [tags: Norwegian parliament, House of Bernadotte] 559 words
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A Rebellion in A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen - Henrik Ibsen, a Norwegian author, lived during the Victorian era. A Doll’s House, originally written in Norwegian, tells the story of a woman living in Norway during the 1800’s who focuses on appearances rather than upholding morals or values. Ibsen revolutionizes social norms through the parallels in relationships. The Victorian era opposes romanticism with the new movement of realism. Realism emphasizes the imperfections of society, a key concern in Ibsen’s play. Ibsen transforms the roles of the genders and social classes in everyday life and their significance to society....   [tags: norwegian, victorian era, appearance]
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Film Analysis of O'Horten - Norwegian cinema has been a staple in Scandinavian culture for decades now. The film’s seek to provide a sense of reality but also excitement to the lives of the everyday Scandinavian. The altered sense of presence in the films creates an environment where the audience can experience the symbolism of life in their own unique way. O’Hort en is a Norwegian film that seeks to explore the life of a sixty-seven year old named O’Horten, his past retirement, and the realizations that come with retirement....   [tags: Norwegian Cinema, Scandinavian Culture]
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Psychological Theories of Behaviour - Anders Behring Breivik was a Norwegian extremist and a terrorist who had bombed a government building and then shot and killed a number of youths at a camp. His actions were not impulsive, but instead meticulously planned. For years he fostered feelings of hatred and aggression, particularly after his failed businesses and his involvement with the right wing terror organization whose ideology was on anti-Islam and anti-mulitculturism. Breivik perceived that Muslims were invading Europe and conspiring with politicians to take over Norway....   [tags: hatred, aggression, norwegian extremist]
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Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House - How the 1800s living dollhouse is indicative to the values of Norwegian and European society. Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House plays patronage to the oppressive standards of society in Norway during the late 1800’s. The phrase, ‘doll house’, is used throughout the novel to represent the continued struggle of living one on one in a household, where quite frankly the women has to always report and work for the man of the house. In the novel, Nora Helmer is described as the ‘doll’ of the house – the perfect wife that her husband wants, but she is just dying inside, feeling trapped and isolated from her surroundings and reality....   [tags: Norwegian, European Society, Literary Analysis]
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How Did Edvard Munch Attempt to Visualize Intense Emotion in his Paintings? - ... The colours, dark in hue, but brilliant in intensity, scream of the intense emotion portrayed by Munch. His works from the turn of the century have a reoccurring colour palette. Presenting the same window to a tortured world with blood red skies, pale skinned beings, and dark mysterious corners. In one of his earlier works, The Sick Child, made after the death of his younger sister, the colour scheme is dominated by the relationship of a range of sea greens with a hot orange-red. It may be suggested that the greens and reds themselves evoke the queasiness and fever of illness....   [tags: notorious Norwegian painters]
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Statoil Company in Norway - Norway is a country that has tax laws that have been implemented on the companies that extract oil from their land. Norway uses a government based oil company called Statoil, alongside other companies, to extract the resource. They retain sixty-seven percent shares of that company and the rest are publicly owned. This company benefits Norway as a whole country. Norway owns shares in other companies bringing their total to about eighty percent of all oil in Norway. So why have taxes not been implemented on the oil companies in Canada to benefit Canada as a nation, instead of sole individuals, companies and foreigners....   [tags: oil companies, tax, norway]
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The Language Conflict of Norway - In the middle of the 19th century when Norway, needed to have a new written language of it’s own, after being under Danish rule. The process of getting this new Norwegian written language, was not straightforward, as not one way of doing was agreed on. There were two rivaling ways of getting the new Norwegian written language. One was to adopt a newly created language based upon the older dialects, that reassembled old norse the most. This approach was founded by Ivar Aasen. The other approach was to use the dano-norwegian that a lot of people already used, and standardize it a gradually changing the danish words into Norwegian....   [tags: dialects, language, theories] 1150 words
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My Family's Migration to the United States - The United States is a country known for its variation of nationalities and ethnic races. After extensive research, and questioning I discovered that my ancestors originated from Norway and Switzerland. My family migrated to the United States in the late 1800’s from Norway due to social, economic, and religion reforms as well as, a surplus in the population. Learning of my ancestor’s migration to America has very much influenced my views on the existing immigration problems that the U.S. currently faces....   [tags: status of immigrants, personal reflections] 708 words
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Freedom of Speech in Norway - On the most recent list Reporters Without Boarders released in 2010, Norway was listed as tied for the number one spot for the country with the most freedom of speech (Press Freedom Index 2010). Since Reporters Without Borders has been compiling a list of the countries, ranking them from one to one hundred seventy-eight, for countries with the best freedom of speech; Norway has been tied for first in all years since 2002. It was only in 2006 that Norway lost its number one ranking and fell to being tied for the number sixth spot....   [tags: Human Rights, Norway]
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The Most Beautiful Country of Norway - ... Norway sits as the third largest exporter of natural gas. Remarkably, almost all of the power in the country is produced by hydropower through all the the mountain rivers. Not only does Norway boast many valuable resources, but they are very good at making the most of them and harnessing their power (Lyssand, Hallvard). GDP real growth rate World ranking 3% 111 GDP per capita World ranking $54,400 10 Gross National Savings World ranking 39.4% of GDP 13 Gini Index World ranking 25 131 Inflation rate World ranking .7% 12 Exports 40.7% Imports 27.5% The economy is a fascinating aspect of Norway....   [tags: scandinavia, wealth, economy] 781 words
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A Brief History of Education in Norway - As Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation -rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.” I know it is an understatement to say that all professors do this, but most do believe that every student has learned the subjects they are teaching, when in reality it is not like that. First, I believe that every student has a different way of learning and second, I believe that regardless of whether or not it has been taught before, it is one’s job to teach it because they are getting paid for it....   [tags: christian and humanistic approach, church]
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Attack of the Soviet Union on Finland - ... After the winter war, Finland expected protection and support from the Allies side, but it was effectively blocked by Soviet and German activities. This resulted in Finland being drawn closer to Germany, first as a counterbalance to prevent current Soviet pressure and later to help regain lost territories. Finland finally turned to Nazi Germany for military aid. Norway, though neutral, was considered strategically vital for both sides of the war for two main reasons. First was the position of the port of Narvik, from which large quantities of Swedish iron ore were exported....   [tags: Germans, Allies, Scandinavia] 606 words
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Dilemmas Facing the People of Norway Today - ... They believe that they should take the time to weigh all aspects of a deal before they agree to it. These traits of punctuality, honesty, and humility have been put to good use in their business dealings. Seeing the business side of Norwegians makes them come across as cold and to the point; however they are quite the opposite. They are traditionally a very warm and welcoming people. The Norwegians consider themselves to be egalitarians, meaning they believe “... in human equality especially with respect to social, political, and economic affairs… (Merriam-Webster)” They are more interested in how you are as a person than how much money you make at your job....   [tags: values & traditions, changing times]
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Norway Oil Success - ... That is, a decline in other sectors as a result of growth in resource exploitation. In this sense, the Norwegian government has managed to meet the needs of both the oil industry, as well as its other industries. Hsieh (2012), confirms this, stating, “the GPFG wealth fund is largely invested outside Norway by legislation, and the annual maximum withdrawal is 4 per cent. Through these two measures, Norway has avoided hyper-inflation, and has been able to sustain its traditional industries.” The government has managed to keep “timber, fisheries, and shipping,” as well as the service sector, reasonably stable (Wankel, 2009)....   [tags: economic analysis, GDP]
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Misconceptions of Muslim Women - ... The last picture shows a young girl with brown hair with a sign. The signs says “I can support women’s right with my clothes on.” Nine out of the ten pictures show a generalized image of Muslim women. Analysis: These pictures contain some sorts of inequality. Although Muslim women come from different races, ethnicities and nationalities, these pictures fail to exhibit this. Race is defined as “groupings of people believed to share common descent, based on perceived innate physical similarities” (Morning 2005)....   [tags: identity, society, picture, practices]
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Norway's Past and Present - Norway's Past and Present For ages ago, appeared the forefathers of what is the present day Norway. In a time of 10,000 years ago, these early Norwegian were mainly relayed on their prey such as reindeer. There is no historical agreement to where these ancestors had appeared from. Below I will explain the history of Norway from its past to its present. Some of their artifacts were of the same type had been discovered in Southern Sweden and in Denmark. Examples of these artifacts are claimed to be flint tools, clay vessels, art, and rock carvings....   [tags: Papers] 1525 words
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Geographical Location of Norway - Norway is filled with a beautiful landscape and cold waters. It is perfect for vacationing and also living. During winter, thousands of people visit to see the snowy vast lands and experience the climate. It is filled with mountains along with the rest of the Scandinavian region. The largest industry is petroleum production which helps the economy a lot. Fish is an important food and is eaten with almost all meals because, of the access to water. The country’s Independence Day is May 17, very significant to all inhabitants....   [tags: mountains, sea, population] 1097 words
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Weather and Culture - An old Norwegian saying states that “there is no such things as bad weather, only bad clothing.” The saying may be old, but its value is without a doubt contemporary, encompassing the Norwegians’ embrace of nature and the effect of the weather on their culture. This Norwegian culture, from clothing to food, to leisure activity to art, has always been greatly influenced by the climatic conditions, and continues to be so today. It is a society deeply rooted in traditions and mutually linked to its environment, which allows for much outdoor activity, even though the country finds itself at the fringes of the north....   [tags: Weather and Culture] 1011 words
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History of The Sport of Basketball - To view a work of art separately from it’s environment, ignoring the context, will often undermine important aspects of the work. However, embracing the context will allow one to appreciate the full scope and depth of the piece. In order to fully absorb and understand it, one must consider factors in the artist’s life and surroundings, i.e. the context. Henrik Ibsen created A Doll’s House between 1878 and 1880. Like any significant work of art the context not only influenced the play, but were essential parts of it....   [tags: Papers] 1667 words
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Oil Exploration on Anticosti Island - Since 2001, Hydro-Quebec were doing oil exploration on Anticosti Island.Seven years later, they had found nothing. In 2008, Petrolia, a private petroleum producer, sign an agreement with Hydro-Quebec to continue the oil exploration and about the money that Quebec will receive if they find oil. Petrolia discovered for $75 billion of petroleum and Quebec will receive a small amount of $2.3 billion. Petrolia has the right to extract oil everywhere on the island except in the two national parks. Should we take the risk to break a fragile and unique ecosystem in order to gain money on a short-term....   [tags: Advantages, Disadvantages, Economy]
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The Russ Celebration - ... Moreover, it has now become a general celebration for students who are about to finish their upper secondary school years. Aside from the russ costume, there are many other aspects to the russefeiring which were added over the years. One of such is making a russekort, russ card, where students essentially design a so-called business card. This card includes the russ’s name, phone number, address, several quotes, and last but not least decorations. Throughout the russefering period, younger kids ask people with the red pants for their russ cards....   [tags: scandinavian country, red caps] 661 words
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Brief Overview of Norway - TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Cultural Analysis 1. Introduction 2. Brief discussion of Norway’s relevant history 3. I. Cultural Analysis I. Introduction The company that will be exporting products to Norway is a packaging manufacturer. Their primary product is called the “water box” which is primarily made up of recycled paper and cardboard and specially lined inside to allow water to keep the same taste overtime and not absorb or seep through the boxes’ liner. The introduction of such a product to the rest of the world will allow countries to decrease their reliance on petroleum and oil to manufacture plastics and water bottles....   [tags: Nordic Culture, Secondary Education]
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The Effects of Industrialization on Norway’s Economy, Environment and Population - The Effects of Industrialization on Norway’s Economy, Environment and Population Up until the beginning of the twentieth century, Norwegians were primarily fisherman and farmers. The fishing industry has been the basis of life and culture in Norway for hundreds of years. The fishing industry is still very important in Norway, however the discovery of oil in the North Sea has had a huge impact on the Norwegian economy and culture. Oil discoveries in the North Sea have made Norway a wealthy nation....   [tags: Norway Environment Ecology Essays Papers]
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Book Review of Fiddling for Norway: Revival and Identity, by Chris Goertzen - Missing Figures Book Review of Fiddling for Norway: Revival and Identity, by Chris Goertzen. After extensive field research in Norway, Chris Goertzen explores and sorts a folk genre, which by nature resists tidy taxonomy. Fiddling for Norway: Revival and Identity is a successful ethnographic documentation of a musical tradition that is learned primarily by insiders through oral/aural channels and by customary example. Implicitly he asks: how can a book culture audience understand a tradition that does not depend on notation for maintenance or transmission....   [tags: Book Reviews]
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A Brief Analysis of Macbeth by William Shakespeare - ... The sergeant conveys the message that both armies are exhausted and neither seems capable of winning. He tells Duncan that victory was unlikely until Macbeth stepped in. • The theme of the consequences of acting immorally is shown when the Thane of Cawdor commits treason and is stripped of his title and is sentenced to death The purpose of the scene is to tell us something about Macbeth, who has only been named in the previous scene. We learn here that he is a Scottish nobleman, and a valiant warrior....   [tags: characters, plot, imagery, scene II] 2740 words
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Icelandic Companies in Norway: What Methodology to Use to Get an Overview - - Icelandic companies in Norway - What methodology to use to get an overview Table of Contents SUMMARY II 1. INTRODUCTION 1 1.1 ROLE OF EMBASSIES AND FOREIGN POLICY IN ICELAND 1 1.2 EMBASSY OF ICELAND IN OSLO, NORWAY 2 1.3 PROMOTE ICELAND 2 1.4 ICELAND’S EXPORT TO NORWAY 3 2. METHODOLOGY 3 2.1 METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCE 3 2.2 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH 4 2.3 INTERVIEWS 4 2.4 SAMPLING 5 2.5 ETHICS IN BUSINESS RESEARCH 5 2.6 ANALYSIS AND CODING 6 2.7 VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY 6 3. APPLIED METHODOLOGY 7 3.1 MY REPORT 7 3.2 OTHER SOLUTIONS 8 4....   [tags: embassies, foreign policy, business]
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case study Leonardo Bridge Project - When Leonardo da Vinci designed a 240 meters bridge it would have been the longest bridge in the world. His plan was ambitious. In 1502, a skeptical sultan rejected Leonardo's design as impossible, but 300 years civilization finally embraced the engineering principle - arches as supports - underlying the construction. The bridge has been constructed, in Norway. Now instead of spanning the Bosporus , his visionary creation was destined to span 500 years as a bridge to another millennium....   [tags: essays research papers] 1274 words
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Henrik Ibsen's Influence on the World of Literature - Henrik Ibsen Every time we go to the movies, read a book, or go see a play we are extending our undivided attention away from our everyday responsibilities and duties, to allow ourselves to get lost. Granting our minds the freedom to escape everyday normality or in some instances not so normal ways of life. We do this to enjoy ourselves and indulge in something bigger. Every word spoken, every notion and impression we are left with, was composed by someone with an idea. These people are called dramatist, scenarist, writers, or in this case more particularly a playwright....   [tags: Authors]
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Norway's Immigration Increase - Over the past 50 years Norway has had an increase in immigrant population. After the economy boomed in the 1960’s, more people began moving to the country in hopes of a better life. This then increased immigration because more people were migrating to be with their families. When immigration levels hit a high in 1975, the government enforced an “immigration stop” restricting people from being able to move into the country. In 1988 an Immigration Act was passed which then allowed immigrants to enter but under certain conditions....   [tags: Immigration] 729 words
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The Vikings and Norse Mythology - ... The Vikings were divided into three different classes; the top class had economic power 8.The middle class were farmers who were free and could carry weapons and could attend the general assembly, and the lowest class were slaves and had no rights 8.The woman played a big role in the Vikings society they were responsible for the farm when their men were away from home and also were responsible for cooking and cleaning8. The Vikings were rich and were good poets and also were good with arts and crafts, and were experts at blacksmithing....   [tags: military, religion, trading] 781 words
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Statoil Company in Canada - Canada has lowered its overall taxes since the 1990’s from thirty six percent to thirty one percent placing them in the lower one-third section of the Organization for Economic Co-ooperative and Development convention. This means Canada has the means to become a very strong, independent and stabilized country but we do not intend to do so. The thing that is scary is that not even the government tries to take in money to benefit themselves and not our nation. The government of Canada could easily make companies pay them plenty of money but chooses not to, which puzzles most people....   [tags: non-renewable resources, income, taxes]
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Trade Finance Methods - Introduction This report will review the main trade finance methods and how they affect function legally and practically. The main document used in world trade is the letter of credit and this will reviewed in dept together with the doctrine of strict compliance and autonomy. Finance Methods To make trade possible there is a need for capital, which can be used to pay for the goods bought. The capital can come from several sources depending on the scope of the trade. If it is trade of low cost items in small values, it is possible to get credit in a local bank....   [tags: Commerce] 1666 words
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A Hardingfele Fiddle - ... A couple popular hardingfele dances are the springar and the gangar. These lively dances were played all over Norway by hardingfele players. A hardingfele has a distinct sound that is quite similar to that of a violin, but more like a dulcimer in some aspects. The body of a hardingfele is the same size and contour of that of a violin. The main difference between the two instruments is that the hardingfele has up to nine strings. A traditional violin has four strings while a hardingfele has those four plus four or five drone strings underneath....   [tags: unique, historical instrument, Norway] 709 words
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Poverty in America: Government Welfare Programs are the Solution - Poverty is quite an issue not only in third world countries but also here in the United States. Interviews were conducted with 74 families with school-age children, including 44 families living at or below 150% of the federal poverty level and 30 families living above 150% of poverty (Heymann 5). Over 14 million U.S. children lived in poverty in 1997 (Sherman and Sandfort 555). Many times it is easy for people to hide certain aspects of their lives. However, poverty is not one of them. When a person is poor, it is humiliating for themselves, their families, and is very difficult to overcome....   [tags: US poverty essay] 2581 words
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Voss: Bottled Water that Dared to be Different - “Dare to be different” (Sandberg, 2012) Contents 1.0 introduction 2 2.0 PESTLE 3 3.0 SWOT 5 4.0 Competitive analysis 7 5.0 Sources 8 1.0 introduction Voss is a Norwegian brand of bottled water from the town Voss in Hordaland. The water is marketed in over 50 countries with a main focus on the USA. Voss received its “big break” from a manager at the high-end hotel of the Four Seasons hotel in New York, which led to a desire from other exclusive chains wanting to sell Voss in their establishments....   [tags: business analysis, marketing strategies]
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The Devil's Brigade: The First Special Service - Introduction The United States of America has come a long way in getting to the status it holds today in the world in terms of its military muscle. One of the major milestones in this journey was the establishment of the First Special Service, otherwise called the Devil’s Brigade or the Black Devils’ Brigade. The special unit among the United States forces was formed in the course of the World War II. Initially, the plan was to incorporate Canada and Norway in establishing a special elite force that would help in the activities of the war....   [tags: unit, deployment, training, operation, elite] 1955 words
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The Blizzard of 1888 and its Effect on Immigrants - ... The choice was to either submit to the Russian military and have their kids sent to Russian schools or migrate to the US, and obviously they chose to run away. The Schweizer families stayed in New York for a while and waited for more of them to reach America before they could move on. Eventually they chose to move to Yankton, which was in Dakota Territory, because letters from previous Schweizer families would talk about the vast and healthy land and how they would help newcomers get settled....   [tags: Weather, Cold] 1037 words
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Comparison: Captain America and Scandinavian Vikings - I fully accept that I am a geek when it comes to the Marvel superhero comics. I could not help but note that after watching Captain America, my favorite from the Avenger’s series, I noticed Chris Evans capitalized on the classic iconic American Hero. Typically when we hear superhero we think of a man that begins with Bat, Spider or Super. Yet none of these men fully embody the American icon of comic heroism. While using a narrative paradigm and Bourke I will examine our icon in comparison to a Norwegian Viking through a postmodern lens....   [tags: Traits, Culture Examples]
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