Is Norway a wealthy country because of its oil?
Why have Henrik Ibsen and Knut Hamsun become world famous authors?
What are the basic Norwegian values?
Why do we have two official written Norwegian languages in a country with only 4.6 million people?
How are minorities treated?
Is Christianity on the wane in Norway?
What is it like to grow up in Norwegian kindergartens and schools?
What are the challenges for the Norwegian welfare state?
Is Norway a country based on egalitarian values?
Norway: Society and Culture provides an introduction to contemporary Norwegian society for tourists, people in Norway on business, students or anyone interested in knowing more about the northwestern corner of the European continent. In twelve short chapters, thirteen Norwegian scholars present a wide range of aspects of present-day Norway, including values and religion, language and literature, economy and politics, and childhood and education. Stimulating and accessible!