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Published Sep. 30, 2019 1:41 PM

Using qualitative data from Barpak, the epicentre of the 2015 earthquake, this article by Andrea J. Nightingale et al., examines the boundaries of state–society–citizen–environment.

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Published Sep. 23, 2019 2:02 PM

Effective action against climate change requires new ways of conceptualizing society, climate and environment, argue Andrea Joslyn Nightingale et. al. in this article in Climate and Development. The authors revisit important insights from the social sciences and humanities to break free of established categories.

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Published Sep. 9, 2019 10:34 AM

Based on fieldwork conducted at the only immigration detention centre in Norway, Liridona Gashi, Willy Pedersen and Thomas Ugelvik write about time as an important element of the the detainees' coping strategies in an article in Theoretical Criminology.

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Published Sep. 5, 2019 2:51 PM

In an article in Science and Public Policy, Eva Krick,  Johan Christensen and  Cathrine Holst show that there is an overall shift in temporary policy advisory committees in Norway towards science- and expertise-based governance and towards an increasing openness and public engagement.

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Published Aug. 22, 2019 5:19 PM

In this book Robin Leichenko and Karen O’Brien present current and emerging thinking on the social dimensions of climate change. 

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Published Aug. 19, 2019 4:49 PM

In a chapter titled "Norway: Ethnic (In)equality in a Social-Democratic Welfare State", Liza Reisel, Institute for Social Research, Are Skeie Hermansen and Marianne Takvam Kindt, University of Oslo / FAFO offer a systematic review of social science research in Norway on ethnic inequalities in education, from the period 1980–2017.

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Published July 29, 2019 1:40 PM

Marianne Nordli Hansen and Øyvind Nicolay Wiborg have studied the association between class origin, wealth transfers, and wealth accumulation, with a focus on money transfers to Norwegian young adults. The study is presented in article in the European Sociological Review.

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Published June 24, 2019 1:04 PM

Climate change means different things to different people. In this article Gail Hochachka presents an analytical framework that draws on adult developmental psychology and argues that a developmental approach can help to make sense of why there is such plasticity of meanings about climate change.

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Published June 17, 2019 1:49 PM

Emma Arnold has published the paper ‘Aesthetics of zero tolerance’ in the journal CITY: analysis urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action. The paper draws on psychogeographic and photographic fieldwork conducted in Oslo to examine the aesthetic implications of zero tolerance policy against graffiti.

Published Apr. 29, 2019 1:11 PM

Andrea J. Nightingale has edited a textbook on environment and sustainability, as well as  written several chapters. The book covers conceptual and theoretical issues based on a range of disciplines, and it illustrates this with case studies from across geographical regions.

Published Apr. 25, 2019 12:34 PM

The role of consensus in theories of deliberative democracy is discussed in a symposium edited by Cathrine Holst together with Henrik Friberg-Fernros and Johan Karlsson Schaffer. An overview of the debate is given in the introductory article written by the editors.

Published Apr. 11, 2019 10:40 AM

In this paper Cathrine Holst compares two prominent approaches to global gender justice; Alison Jaggar’s ‘distributive’ approach and Nancy Fraser’s ‘participatory’ approach.

Published Mar. 19, 2019 4:16 PM

Based on qualitative interviews, this article by Hege Merete Knutsen, Katrine Fangen and Oksana Žabko explores the different experiences of Latvian and Swedish agency nurses in a situation of double control,  from the agency and at the workplace.

Published Mar. 19, 2019 3:34 PM

This article by Oksana Zabko, Katrine Fangen and Sylvi Endresen analyses migration decisions and labour market manoeuvring of Latvian migrants to Norway.

Published Mar. 19, 2019 1:24 PM

Building on a previous study, in this article Adrian F. Rogne et al. document both similarities and striking differences between the segregation patterns of non-European migrants in Norway and Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden.

Published Feb. 25, 2019 11:25 AM

In this article Anne Lise Ellingsæter and Ragnhild Steen Jensen examine ideas about the nature and desirability of part-time work for women based on government advisory commission reports published in Norway between 1978 and 2016.

Published Feb. 4, 2019 10:00 AM

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.

Published Jan. 18, 2019 12:48 PM

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. 

Published Jan. 10, 2019 11:03 AM

Hege Skjeie, Cathrine Holst and Mari Teigen have contributed to this book with a chapter on Splendid Isolation? On How a Non-member Is Affected by—And Affects—EU Gender Equality Policy.

Published Jan. 4, 2019 10:33 AM

This article by Sandra Feride Demiri and Katrine Fangen supplements the limited research on the monarchy by highlighting the symbolic and cultural value of Norway’s Royal House in nation-building.

Published Jan. 2, 2019 1:18 PM

In this article Cathrine Holst and Anders Molander examine a series of often-cited epistemic objections and tentatively outline a set of mechanisms that can contribute to alleviating the irreducible problem of epistemic asymmetries.

Published Jan. 2, 2019 10:38 AM

Emma Arnold has published a book review of the Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art, edited by criminologist Jeffrey Ian Ross, for the Journal of Urban Design.

Published Jan. 2, 2019 10:32 AM

In this paper, Emma Arnold explores the potential of psychogeographic walking and urban photography for conducting critical urban research.

Published Dec. 19, 2018 3:31 PM

The king's New Year's speeches are analyzed in a new article .

Published Dec. 19, 2018 9:16 AM

In this article George Galster and Terje Wessel explore multi-generational reproduction of socioeconomic status through transmission of housing wealth by investigating how the tenure, size and location of housing occupied by grandparents relates to the tenure and value of housing occupied by their grandchildren.