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In this article, Anne Lise Ellingsæter, Hege Kitterød and Jan Lyngstad investigate normative feedback of the extensive reforms in childcare services in the 2000s. From conditional attitudes to the suitability of institutional care, the majority view shifted towards ‘childcare services only’ being considered the best form of care for preschool-age children.

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In this article Willy Pedersen and Anders Bakken analyze substance use patterns among adolescents in different parts of Oslo. Although those in the city's wealthy west have a much higher level of substance use than those in the poorer east, they use substances in a manner not indicative of large health-related risk - the opposite is true for those in the latter group.

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Eivind Grip Fjær, Willy Pedersen and Sveinung Sandberg have published an article in The British Journal of Sociology. They show how the russ - graduating Norwegian high-school students - transform old buses into rolling private nightclubs. Here they can party, partially free of the normal constraints of commercial nightlife and adult control

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In this article published in European Societies, Anne Lise Ellingsæter and Ann-Zofie Duvander examine what the introduction of a familistic family policy measure like cash for childcare benefit means in the Nordic welfare states. The analysis displays diverse national policy processes and policy outputs and wide variation in parents’ responses to this policy incentive.

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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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