Articles

In this article Maren Toft  explores intra‐ and intergenerational mobility patterns in the upper strata of the Norwegian class structure.

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.

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

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.

 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.

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. 

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.

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.

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

 

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. 

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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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.

 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.