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In this paper published in Social Politics, Anne Lise Ellingsæter and Eirin Pedersen suggest a new approach to the study of family policy impact on fertility. This approach extends beyond the standard model of incentives and cost-benefit rationales, highlighting the importance of cultural schemas and institutional trust.
More information at oxfordjournals.org
Abdulkader Saleh Mohammad, senior research fellow at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, presents in this book an analysis of the identity of the agro-pastoral Saho community in Eritrea, which was cemented during centuries of confrontation with Abyssinian rulers and by their rebellion against external domination.
For more information visit www.lit-verlag.de
Grete Brochmann and Elena Jurado are the editors of a new book about European immigration policy. In this book, leading immigration experts question the effectiveness of countries selecting immigrants on the basis of national interests. Besides efforts to regulate the flow and rights of immigrants, they argue that governments across Europe need to devise labour market, welfare and immigration policies in a more integrated fashion.
Learn more at http://www.ibtauris.com/
Anne Lise Ellingsæter, An-Magritt Jensen og Merete Lie are the editors of a new book, The Social Meaning of Children and Fertility Change in Europe, which shifts the attention from fertility decline in Europe to why people do have children, asking what children mean to them.
In addition, Anne Lise Ellingsæter and Eirin Pedersen have authored the chapter, "Economic Risk, Fertility and the Welfare State: Understanding Individual Rationales".
Read more at routledge.com
I antologien The Costs of Children. Parenting and Democracy in Contemporary Europe, nylig publisert på forlaget Edward Elgar, har Anne Lise Ellingsæter bidratt med artikkelen Childcare Politics and the Norwegian Fertility ‘Machine’. Arnlaug Leira har bidratt med artikkelen Valuation of Children and Childcare.
Les mer på www.e-elgar.com
Edited by Kristian Stokke and Olle Törnquist "this book provides vauable insights on how democracy can be deepened and made to serve the interests of working people without sacrificing economic growth. The point of departure is Nordic social democracy, but the challenges of economic development, institution building and political mobilization in the Global South provide the context for understanding the book's core concern of transformative politics."
This volume edited by Chandra Lekha Sriram, Jemima García-Godos, Johanna Herman and Olga Martin-Ortega examines the complex relationship between peacebuilding and transitional justice through the lenses of the increased emphasis on victim-centred approaches to justice and the widespread practices of disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) of excombatants.
Edited by Mark Luccarelli and Per Gunnar Røe this volume offers a critical assessment of the urban environmental policy making approach to the development of Oslo. It describes the limitations and opportunities inherent in 'green Oslo' and suggests the need for much broader integrative approaches. It concludes by highlighting lessons which other cities might learn from Oslo.
You can read more about the book at ashgate.com
Arnlaug Leira is one of three editors of this two volume collection of articles on family policies.
‘A genuinely international and hugely valuable collection of papers on one of the most important strands in modern social policy scholarship. It also has a powerful editorial introduction that is likely to become a standard reference point.’ – Howard Glennester, London School of Economics, UK
Learn more at Edward Elgar Publishing
Grete Brochmann and Anniken Hagelund have edited and contributed to the book Immigration Policy and the Scandinavian Welfare State 1945-2010.
Torben Hviid Nielsen and Kenneth Dahlgren have contributed to the Monitoring Policy and Research Activities on Science in Society in Europe (MASIS) - Final synthesis report.
Professor Fredrik Engelstad has written the chapter «The Assignment of Political Office by Lot» In Lotteries in Public Life. A Reader, edited by Peter Stone.
Associate Professor Katrine Fangen at Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, and Professor Ann Mari Sellerberg at Department of Sociology, Lund University in Sweden, have edited the anthology, Mange ulike metoder (Many Different Methods). The book is published simultaneously in Norway and Sweden by Gyldendal Akademisk and Förlaget Studentliteratur, and is now available in Norwegian books stores.
Indicators of Children's Well-Being: Theory and Practice in a Multi-Cultural Perspective has now been translated to Chinese and published by the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families
Series: Social Indicators Research Series , Vol. 36
Ben-Arieh, Asher; Frønes, Ivar (Eds.)
Reprinted from SOCIAL INDICATORS RESEARCH, 80:1, 83:1 and 84:3 and CHILD INDICATORS RESEARCH, 1:1, 2008 2009, XII, 592 p., Hardcover
Professor Fredrik Engelstad has contributed Chapter 9. Henbrik Ibsen: The Power of Charisma in this collection of 32 short essays that discuss sociological insights of scholars and writers who are not normally associated with any sociological school of thought.
Politics of State and Market Reform in Sri Lanka Edited by Kristian Stokke and Jayadeva Uyangoda
Glenn R. Carroll, Michael T. Hannan & László Pólos
Princeton: Princeton University Press 2007
Childhood: Changing Contexts (Comparative Social Research) Arnlaug Leira Chiara Saraceno Oslo: JAI Press 2008 ISBN/ISSN: 978-0762314195
Academics as Public Intellectuals Ragnvald Kalleberg, Sven Eliaeson Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Published 2008 ISBN/ISSN: 9781847184764
Bristol: Policy Press 2007 ISBN/ISSN: 9781861346940
Robin Leichenko and Karen O'Brien
Paper, 192 pages Also available: hardback Jul 2008, Price: $29.95