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Grete Brochmann believes that the Danes’ latest experimental policy to return refugees to Syria is also an extreme line in the European context.
But workers have become more invisible, researchers say. Twenty-seven social scientists have contributed to the book Arbeiderklassen (The working class).
In many countries, the current political opinions of different groups firmly oppose each other. A new study of two Norwegian Facebook forums points out how group discussions on social media may be pushing the boundaries.
Norwegian long-term study contradicts widespread perception about young people who never do anything wrong.
Marianne Nordli Hansen and Maren Toft: Wealth Accumulation and Opportunity Hoarding: Class-Origin Wealth Gaps over a Quarter of a Century in a Scandinavian Country
June 28, 2021
Published in American Sociological Review, 2021
Sylvi B. Endresen: Technological Retrogression. A Schumpeterian Interpretation of Modernization in Reverse
June 17, 2021
The aim of this book by Sylvi B. Endresen is to broaden our understanding of technological change by adopting the concept of technological retrogression. With reference to concrete cases of technological retrogression a new conceptual framework is developed. The book’s exposition aims at contrasting retrogressive economic dynamics of technological change to progressive dynamics as developed by Schumpeter.