Articles

 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.

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.

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.

This article by Heidi Østbø Haugen draws on an ethnographic study of China–Ghana fashion jewellery export to elucidate how petty commodity chains are governed.

Magne Paalgard Flemmen, Maren Toft, Patrick Lie Andersen, Marianne Nordli Hansen and Jørn Ljunggren have investigated the recruitment into the upper class, analysing the impact of different forms of capital and modes of closure.

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This article by Cathrine Holst and Johan Christensen was published in Science and Public Policy and investigates the changing role of academic knowledge within commissions.

Jemima Garcia-Godos has written a review essay on the books "Victims of International Crimes: An Interdisciplinary Discourse" by Thorsten Bonacker and Christoph Safferling, "Justice for Victims: Perspectives on Rights, Transition and Reconciliation" by  eds. Inge Vanfraechem, Antony Pemberton and Felix Mukwiza Ndahinda and "Reparation for Victims of Crimes against Humanity: The Healing Role of Reparation" by ed. Jo-Anne M.Wemmers.

 

Is there a difference between Nordic countries when it comes to offenders employment trajectories before and after imprisonment? Mikko Aaltonen, Torbjørn Skardhamar, Anders Nilsson, Lars Højsgaard Andersen, Olof Bäckman, Felipe Estrada and Petri Danielsson explores this issue further in an article for the British Journal of Criminology.

Ivar Frønes argues that modern youth work requires a revitalising of its roots in popular education, to function as popular education of the future.

Thea Bertnes Strømme and Marianne Nordli Hansen takes on how elite professions have managed to maintan their exclusivity in Norway.

Victor Lund Shammas has reviewed David Garland's book "The Welfare state".

Are Skeie Hermansen explores the causal relationship between childhood immigrants age at arrival and their socioeconomic outcomes as adults.

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Anne Lise Ellingsæter and Lilja Mosesdottir takes on the previously tacit and little disputed ‘normalization’ of women’s part-time work, both in terms of its persistently high level and of the cultural values surrounding it.

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You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. In this article Magne Flemmen, Johannes Hjellbrekke and Vegard Jarness analyse class cultures by mapping out differences in original taste.

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Willy Pedersen, Sveinung Sandberg and Heith Copes

Nordic Journal of Youth Research

By Bethan Harries, Sumi Hollingworth, Malcolm James and Katrine Fangen

In this article, Are Skeie Hermansen studies the intergenerational transmission of educational attainment and adult earnings among immigrants in Norway. The results show substantial upward mobility among second-generation children compared to their parents.

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In this article, Anne Lise Ellingsæter, Hege Kitterød and Jan Lyngstad investigate normative feedback of the extensive reforms in childcare services in the 2000s. From conditional attitudes to the suitability of institutional care, the majority view shifted towards ‘childcare services only’ being considered the best form of care for preschool-age children.

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This article by Katrine Fangen and Åshild Kolås published in Critical Studies on Terrorism analyses discourses on Islamist radicalisation and threats of terrorism in Norway, with a focus on a new category of people known as “Syria travellers”.

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Should criminal justice policies be left to the experts? Technocrats are politicians in disguise, Victor Lund Shammas suggests in this recent article in Contemporary Justice Review.

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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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Tore Wig and Andreas Forø Tollefsen have written this article published in Political Geography on the location of violence in internal conflicts in Africa. They ask whether there is a correlation between the quality of local political institutions and the occurrence of conflict-related violence.

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Eivind Grip Fjær, Willy Pedersen and Sveinung Sandberg have published an article in The British Journal of Sociology. They show how the russ - graduating Norwegian high-school students - transform old buses into rolling private nightclubs. Here they can party, partially free of the normal constraints of commercial nightlife and adult control

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Per Gunnar Røe and Bengt Andersen have written a new article published in European Urban and Regional Studies that investigates the role of architecture and architects in transforming Oslo’s waterfront through spectacular architecture and urban design.

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In ‘binge drinking’ cultures, there is a strong association between alcohol consumption and violence. Yet several studies suggest that this link is cultural and contextual. Willy Pedersen, Heith Copes and Sveinung Sandberg explore the role of alcohol in incidents of violence in nightlife settings.

More info and the full article from Alcohol and Drug Review