In the ERC Consolidator Grant project "Societal openness, normative flux, and the social modification of heritability" Lyngstad will look at the importance of genetics, environments and their interactions in family demography and social stratification
There are major differences in people's wealth in Norway, and the biggest differences are in Oslo, according to Associate Professor Øyvind N. Wiborg.
Health Institutions, Temporary Work Agencies, and the Mobility Power of Nurses
Feb. 4, 2019
In this article Hege Merete Knutsen explores how the mobility power of nurses contributes to changing relations between health institutions and temporary work agencies in the Norwegian welfare state.
Housing market filtering in the Oslo region
Jan. 18, 2019
Vacancy chain theory suggests that mobility opportunities spread within and between specific states, typically flowing from attractive to less attractive units, with households moving in the opposite direction. In this article Lena Magnusson Turner and Terje Wessel explore whether such welfare gains apply in a context, the Oslo region, which combines egalitarian welfare programmes and pro-market housing policies.
Call for Abstracts to the Transformations conference in Santiago, Chile.
Jan. 23, 2019
The Transformations Conference started in Oslo in 2013 and has now traveled via Stockholm in 2015 and Dundee in 2017, and now to Santiago.
So much more than just play
Jan. 8, 2019
- It is the university of life that people engage in in their leisure time, says Lise Kjølsrød. In her new book the sociologist argues that "adults’ play" such as rock climbing and art collecting are not only important for the individual, but also for society.