Katrine Fangen and Maria Rite Nilsen have written an article in Journal of Political Ideologies, after interviewing leaders of two anti-Islamist groups and one neo-Nazi group.
Based on an investigation of the three main advocacy think tanks in Norway, Johan Christensen (Leiden University) and Cathrine Holst have written an article in Scandinavian Political Studies.
In an article in PLOS One, Fredrik Jansson (Stockholm University), Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund and Mats Lillehagen suggest a new method for detecting patterns of social clustering and use it to study whether students tend to cluster socially based on similar background.
Gunn Birkeland and her colleagues have interviewed 58 employers and find that previous experience with immigrant workers matters when it comes to the willingness to hire others regarded as belonging to the same group.
In an article in Sociology, Maren Toft and Sam Friedman demonstrate the considerable effect parental wealth has on economic returns for those in the very highest income-earning positions in Norway.
Are Skeie Hermansen is co-author of an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on the results of a large international study on rising inequality.
In an article in Political Studies, Cathrine Holst and Hallvard Moe address some weaknesses in deliberative systems theory and argues for a refined version of the theory.
Emma Arnold has published a book review of Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City, edited by Konstantinos Avramidis and Myrto Tsilimpounidi, for the journal Urban Studies.The review has additionally been published on the Urban Studies blog.
In Myanmar, ethnic parties have been relatively ineffective in ensuring representation, writes Kristian Stokke in article in Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, and he goes on to identify key explanations for the weak electoral performance.
Myanmar’s political trajectory remains open-ended, but at least for the time being it seems to be a relatively stable hybrid regime, write Kristian Stokke and Soe Myint Aung in an article in The European Journal of Development Research.
Kristian Stokke has contributed with the chapter "Political parties and religion in Myanmar" in The Routledge Handbook to Religion and Political Parties.
What characterizes labour internationalism in the public sector? Jørgen EikenMagdahl and David Jordhus-Lier have interviewed office bearers in the most important global union federation in this sector, and in an article in Political Geograhpy they identify three strategic rationales: the political-institutional, the movement-popular and the industrial-corporate.
Is the tradition of women’s marital name change just some sort of inertia or drag, which will slowly disappear as modernity progresses, or does this tradition fulfil more contemporary roles? ask Simon Duncan, Anne Lise Ellingsæter and Julia Carter in an article in Sociological Research Online.
Cathrine Holst and Anders Molander have written a text on Jon Elster in SAGE Research Methods Foundations.
Cathrine Holst and Anders Molander have contributed with the chapter "Epistemic Worries about Economic Expertise" in John Erik Fossum & Jozef Batora (ed.), "Towards a Segmented European Political Order. The European Union's Post-Crises Conundrum".
The research findings presented by Are Skeie Hermansen, Nicolai T Borgen and Arne Mastekaasa in an article in the European Sociological Review, suggest that adolescent school and neighbourhood contexts are not major determinants of children’s later-life socio-economic attainments in the Norwegian welfare state setting.
In an article published in Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, Julia Bentz and Karen O'Brien explore the role of art as a driver for societal transformation in a changing climate and consider how an experiment with change can facilitate reflection on relationships between individual change and systems change.
In an article in Ethnicities, Anne Lise Ellingsæter, Ragni Hege Kitterød and Kjersti Misje Østbakken present their findings on immigrant fathers' utilisation of parental leave in Norway.
Katrine Fangen and Carina Riborg Holter have interviewed 15 people who were censored for posting comments of a racist, discriminatory or hateful nature. In an article in Poetics they write about what characterizes these online commenters' self-understanding and enemy images.
In an article published in Housing Studies, Terje Wessel and Erik Bjørnson Lunke investigate whether first-time parents in Oslo have become more loyal to urban living.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.