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Published Jan. 29, 2018 1:05 PM

Terrorist attacks are known to influence public opinion, but do they also change behaviour? Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund,Tak Wing Chan, Elisabeth Ugreninov, Arnfinn H. Midtbøen and Jon Rogstad address this question by comparing the results of two identical randomized field experiments on ethnic discrimination in hiring.

Published Jan. 16, 2018 12:36 PM

In this article Terje Wessel, Lena Magnusson Turner and Viggo Nordvik explore demographic processes behind ethnic geographies in Oslo.

Published Jan. 9, 2018 1:06 PM

Maren Toft and Magne Flemmen have contributed to the book New Direction in Elite Studies with a chapter on  The gendered reproduction of the upper class.

Published Jan. 4, 2018 3:48 PM

 This article by Anne Krogstad tries to capture the visual mode of political communication by studying how the portrayal of politicians provides the public with knowledge about the world of politics during different information eras.

Published Dec. 20, 2017 10:57 AM

In Topoi/Graphein Christian Abrahamsson maps the paradoxical limit of the in-between to reveal that to be human is to know how to live with the difference between the known and the unknown.

Published Dec. 20, 2017 10:49 AM

Inger Furseth`s new book is an empirical comparative study of the complexity of religion in the public spheres of the five Nordic countries.

Published Dec. 19, 2017 1:02 PM

In this article, Willy Pedersen, Anders Bakken and Tilmann von Soest examine the relative influence of  neighborhood and school on the alcohol socialization process. The study suggests that “privileged” youth may be at risk of high alcohol consumption. 

Published Dec. 14, 2017 1:37 PM

Cathrine Holst is a coeditor to the volume Expertisation and democracy in Europe. The book provides an account of the role and re-organisation of expertise and expert knowledge in Europe and the European Union in a broad range of policy spheres, contributing to the debate triggered by the recent crises. 

Published Dec. 14, 2017 1:29 PM

In this article, Dr. Victor Lund Shammas draws on archival research in Stanford, California to study the origins of neoliberal ideology and its historical trajectory.

Published Nov. 29, 2017 3:21 PM

This article by Maren Toft provides empirical evidence of residential pathways in the Oslo region over the life course; it does so by using population-wide data in a 24-year panel, while focusing on residency in affluent and deprived areas.

Published Nov. 29, 2017 3:15 PM

In this article Victor Shammas offer five lessons for a science of crime and punishment based on Pierre Bourdieu’s works.

 

Published Nov. 16, 2017 11:26 AM

Andreas Scmitz, Magne Flemmen and Lennart Rosenlund argue that "fear"has been largely neglected in social science. In this article the authors show that concerns, fear, and worries are constitutive characteristics of the habitus by investigating the structure of ‘fear manifestations’ in relation to the social space. 

Published Nov. 16, 2017 11:20 AM

Magne Flemmen and Mike Savage has published an article on the contemporary significance of white racism and its association with nationalist sentiment in the UK.

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Published Nov. 16, 2017 11:07 AM

Does it matter where you go to secondary school? In the UK, the answer is apparently yes. Aaron Reeves, Sam Friedman,Charles Rahal and Magne Flemmen has published an article about private schools and elite Recruitment in American Sociological Review.

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Published Oct. 25, 2017 10:19 AM

The book Politics of Citizenship in Indonesia by Eric Hiariej and Kristian Stokke presents case studies of citizenship in diverse contexts and from diverse angles to reveal how citizens are engaging in public life in Indonesia.

Published Aug. 31, 2017 1:55 PM

 Willy Pedersen, Viggo Jan Vestel and Anders Bakken have published an article regarding attitudes among ordinary adolescents in favour of the use of political violence and radicalization in Sage Journals.

Published Aug. 31, 2017 11:03 AM

Victor Shammas has contributed with a chapter in the edited version of the antology Scandinavian Penal History, Culture and Prison Practice: Embraced by welfare State.

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Published Aug. 11, 2017 1:14 PM

Cathrine Holst, Hege Skjeie and Mari Teigen have contributed to this book with a chapter on Benevolent contestations: Mainstreaming, judicialisation and Europeanization in Norwegian gender + equality debate.

Published Aug. 7, 2017 11:03 AM

In this article, Katrine Fangen and Bjørnar Buxrud examine how mayors in Norwegian municipalities reflect on Norway's increased diversity in their 17 May speeches.

Published July 6, 2017 2:24 PM

In this book Fredrik Engelstad and Anniken Hagelund scrutinize Nordic – in particular Norwegian – working life and welfare states from the perspective of institutional change.

Published July 6, 2017 2:16 PM

In this book Jan Hesselberg presents conceptual and empirical discussions of adaptation to climate change/variability in West Africa.

Published July 6, 2017 1:56 PM

In this book Håkon Larsen investigates the legitimation work done in public service broadcaster in the Scandinavian countries, the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.    

Published July 5, 2017 1:29 PM

Er det pedagogiske moteretninger eller forskingsbasert kunnskap som styrer valg av intervensjoner i barnehage og skole? I boken "Inkludering og utvikling - førebyggande intervensjonar i barnehage og skule", har Ivar Frønes, Sigrun Ertesvåg, Helene Eng og John Kjøbli  gått sammen for å bidra med et forskningsbasert grunnlag for å velge tilnærminger som kan styrke læringsmiljøet i barnehager og skoler. 

Published July 5, 2017 1:08 PM

Véronique Dupont, David Jordhus-Lier, Catherine Sutherland, Einar Braathen have edited the book: "The Politics of Slums in the Global South: Urban Informalilty in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru"

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Published June 12, 2017 11:04 AM

Cathrine Holst has co-authored this article in Social Epistemology with Anders Molander. They  discuss the conditions for legitimate expert arrangements within a democratic order and from a deliberative systems approach.