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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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In this article published in Built Environment Per Gunnar Røe has investigated the ideological foundation for the construction of a suburban estate in the 1970s, the mundane pragmatism of its inhabitants and how planning influences people's suburban experiences.

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"The delegates who gather at COP21 will define the boundaries for climate change that are considered acceptable and achievable, but it is individuals who will ultimately decide the future," writes Karen O'Brien in Science.

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Eivind Grip Fjær, Willy Pedersen and Sveinung Sandberg have written this article in Gender & Society about the sexual morality of young Norwegians in hook-up practices during high school graduation celebrations.

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Bronwyn Hayward, Elin Selboe and Elizabeth Plew have compared and contrasted how young citizens currently conceive their rights and responsibilities in light of a changing climate in Norway and New Zealand,two high-consumption societies.

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In this paper published in Social Politics, Anne Lise Ellingsæter and Eirin Pedersen suggest a new approach to the study of family policy impact on fertility. This approach extends beyond the standard model of incentives and cost-benefit rationales, highlighting the importance of cultural schemas and institutional trust.

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