2016

Published May 9, 2017 10:44 AM

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.

 

Published Apr. 12, 2017 11:48 AM

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.

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Published Nov. 16, 2016 10:32 AM

Willy Pedersen, Sveinung Sandberg and Heith Copes

Nordic Journal of Youth Research
Published Aug. 19, 2016 4:19 PM

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

Published June 13, 2016 9:56 AM

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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Published June 9, 2016 1:46 PM

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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Published June 9, 2016 1:23 PM

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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Published June 3, 2016 11:11 AM

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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Published May 23, 2016 9:55 AM

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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Published May 10, 2016 9:18 AM

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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Published May 9, 2016 8:42 AM

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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Published Apr. 28, 2016 9:00 AM

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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Published Apr. 18, 2016 1:16 PM

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.

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Published Mar. 7, 2016 11:33 AM

Published in Geoforum Maiken Bjerga Kiil and Hege Merete Knutsen have applied the new concept Agency by exit to the “Not below 24,000” movement among Swedish nurse students and thus expanded our understanding of what strategies of coping, reworking and resistance entail.

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Published Jan. 20, 2016 7:31 AM

In this article published in European Societies, Anne Lise Ellingsæter and Ann-Zofie Duvander examine what the introduction of a familistic family policy measure like cash for childcare benefit means in the Nordic welfare states. The analysis displays diverse national policy processes and policy outputs and wide variation in parents’ responses to this policy incentive.

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Published Jan. 14, 2016 2:40 PM

In this article Eivind Grip Fjæra, Willy Pedersen, Tilmann von Soest and Paul Gray examine differences in the acceptability of visible intoxication among students in the UK and Norway, and to what degree possible differences reflect individual characteristics such as use of alcohol, perceived harm of alcohol consumption, and broader value orientation.

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