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Sintayehu Kassaye Alemu

book has utilised the HERANA data to analyse the role of African universities in development endeavours. Unlike HERANA’s first-phase project case study that started with the review of three countries (South Korea, Finland and North Carolina) that had

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Kaloyan Haralampiev and Georgi Dimitrov

places, one third place, one second, a shared third place with the third country on the ranking scale, Sweden, and one first-fourth place shared with three other states. Then comes Finland, with a negligible difference, compared to Denmark (with three

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Sovereignty versus Influence

European Unity and the Conceptualization of Sovereignty in British Parliamentary Debates, 1945–2016

Teemu Häkkinen and Miina Kaarkoski

influence that bypasses representative institutions such as Parliament and returns the concept of national sovereignty to where it resides, among the people. This research was supported by the Academy of Finland as part of the project “Supra- and

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Eli Thorkelson, Guy Redden, Christopher Newfield, Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich, and Marie-Pierre Moreau

testing, but eventually ceded to international influences in line with world culture theory. Aure?n and Joshi’s chapter, however, stands out as it shows how the Finnish have built their national ‘brand’ of educational excellence in international PISA

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Tax Beyond the Social Contract

Nicolette Makovicky and Robin Smith

Eräsaari's study of the Helsinki Timebank's alternative currency—the ‘while’—and its struggle to prevent the while's translation into euros for taxable purposes by the Finnish tax authority. Eräsaari illustrates how the Timebank's egalitarian organizational

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Where to from Here?

Emerging Conversations on Girls’ Literature and Girlhood

Dawn Sardella-Ayres and Ashley N. Reese

Formark (2013) and Birgitta Theander (2017) , examines Nordic girls’ literature and gender in Swedish and Finnish critical publications, but these works are usually not available in translation. 5 Reynolds (2011) uses the term North American to

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Mixed Message Media

Girls’ Voices and Civic Engagement in Student Journalism

Piotr S. Bobkowski and Genelle I. Belmas

their active participation. Moreover, girls do not suffer being silenced only in the United States. This kind of sexism is a global phenomenon. For example, Gordon's (2006) study of girls’ noise and voice evaluated the behavior of Finnish students, and

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Land, Nation and Tourist

Moral Reckoning in Post-GFC Iceland

Mary Hawkins and Helena Onnudottir

, because it shares a history, of its Nordic neighbours, the Icelandic emphasis on individualism is not shared with Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. In late 2013 Gudmundsdottir et al. (2015) distributed a questionnaire, based on Hofstede’s (1983

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Applied Anthropology in Europe

Historical Obstacles, Current Situation, Future Challenges

Dan Podjed, Meta Gorup, and Alenka Bezjak Mlakar

public organisations. In Finland, research and academic institutions are traditionally oriented towards ethnology and folklore studies. However, some applications of anthropology outside these fields can be found. For instance, Nokia (now part of

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Frida Hastrup and Marianne Elisabeth Lien

populated regions bordering Russia and Finland have invariably been seen as a risk to territorial sovereignty (Lien, this volume). From the perspective of the twentieth century state authorities, these landscapes were lacking the proper kind of people, and