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A funny thing happened on the way to gender equality in Norway

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolutionary psychology, gender theory, Norway
A comedian found there was no science to support it.


Norway rethinks its acceptance of divorce

Nicole M. King | 06 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: divorce, Marriage, Norway


Norway’s theatre of the absurd

Theron Bowers | 25 June 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Anders Behring Breivik, justice, Norway, psychiatry
The psychiatrists and prosecutors are crazier than the man who killed 77 innocent people last year.


The barbarian inside the gates

Phillip Elias | 25 April 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Breivik, Norway, psychiatry
How can we know whether Breivik is sane or insane, responsible or not responsible?


Lessons from the island of Utøya

Michael Cook | 24 April 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Breivik, morality, Norway
The trial of a Norwegian mass murderer puts contemporary moral standards in the dock as well.


Another death in the family

Michael Cook | 08 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: euthanasia, Norway, UK
Did a famous London physician euthanase two of the crowned heads of Europe?


Anders Breivik’s broken family

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 July 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family breakdown, Norway
Norway is one of those Scandinavian countries which are often lauded for their social security and even “family-friendly” policies. But it appears from this tragic episode that there are some things social welfare and openness do not guarantee.


Googling for madness

Michael Cook | 26 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Google, internet, Norway
Anders Behring Breivik absorbed all of his murderous ideology from the internet.


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