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    Erling Berge

  • Department of Sociology and Political Science,
  • Faculty of Social Science,
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology,
    N-7491 Trondheim, Norway

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  • Curriculum Vitae: Summary
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Fields of interest:

  • Economic Sociology
  • Resource Management
  • Population Studies
  • Research Methods
  • Current research

  • International Journal of the Commons - IJC
  • An interdisciplinary peer-reviewed open-access journal dedicated to further our understanding of institutions for use and management of resources that are (or could be) enjoyed collectively.

  • Ongoing research interests
    • Land Tenure in Malawi

      Enigma of Commons, Departamento de Economía, Universidad Pública de Navarra (The Public University of Navarra), Pamplona


  • Courses and lecture notes 1994-2010
  • Papers

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  • "Two key questions are: how did humanity come into being? and what are its distinguishing characteristics compared with its more animalic forebears?" Page 144 in Elias, Norbert. 1991. The Symbol Theory. London: Sage.
  • "With language, genetic change ceases to be the main basis for change: history begins." Page 140 in Maynard Smith, John and David Harper. 2003. Animal Signals. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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