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Something happens to a society after a terrorist attack. Tore Witsø Rafoss has studied the reactions in the US and Norway after 11 September 2001 and 22 July 2011 and found some surprising similarities
Despite the fact that both men have grown up in Norway and have the same education and work experience, Norwegian employers choose Knut more often than Muhammed.
Women have higher levels of sick leave than men, but it's not a higher work load that is to blame, according to new research.
Urban landscapes of adolescent substance use
May 23, 2016
In this article Willy Pedersen and Anders Bakken analyze substance use patterns among adolescents in different parts of Oslo. Although those in the city's wealthy west have a much higher level of substance use than those in the poorer east, they use substances in a manner not indicative of large health-related risk - the opposite is true for those in the latter group.
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Adam Smith as a Classic in Sociology
May 11, 2016
Ragnvald Kalleberg har publisert en artikkel om sosiologiens historie i In Modernity - unity in diversity? Essays in honour of Helge Høibraaten. Han dokumenterer og drøfter Adam Smith (1723-1790) som en klassiker i sosiologiens historie.