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Book cover: Our entangled future
Published Jan. 30, 2020 12:41 PM

Nine short stories, rooted in the complex reality of the climate crisis, are presented in this book, edited by  Karen O’Brien, Ann El Khoury, Nicole Schafenacker and Jordan Rosenfeld.

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Published Jan. 23, 2020 10:53 AM

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.

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Published Jan. 23, 2020 10:14 AM

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.

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Published Jan. 23, 2020 10:04 AM

Kristian Stokke has contributed with the chapter "Political parties and religion in Myanmar" in The Routledge Handbook to Religion and Political Parties.

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Published Jan. 21, 2020 10:55 AM

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.

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Published Jan. 14, 2020 12:47 PM

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.

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Published Jan. 9, 2020 1:29 PM

Cathrine Holst and Anders Molander have written a text on Jon Elster in SAGE Research Methods Foundations. 

Bokomslag "Den unge Marx"
Publisert 9. jan. 2020 13:07

Cathrine Holst har skrevet kapittelet "Marx' kritikk av ekspertkunnskap" i Christoffer Conrad Eriksen (red.),  Den unge Marx.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.   

Book cover of Towards a Segmented European Political Order
Published Jan. 6, 2020 1:29 PM

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".

Bildet kan inneholde: tekst, font, organisme.
Publisert 6. jan. 2020 13:25

I en artikkel i Mediehistorisk tidsskrift tar Anne Krogstad utgangspunkt i Gudmun Hernes' skjellsettende artikkel «Det mediavridde samfunn» fra 1977 og diskuterer om begrepene derfra kan brukes på medienes omtale av dagens kulturelite.

Forsiden til Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift
Publisert 6. jan. 2020 13:16

Cathrine Holst drøfter ulike vureringskriterier for hva som er en god offentlig utredning i en artikkel i Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift.

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Published Jan. 2, 2020 11:25 AM

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.

Journal logo: Elementa
Published Jan. 2, 2020 10:51 AM

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.

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Published Dec. 9, 2019 11:29 AM

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. 

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Published Dec. 9, 2019 10:30 AM

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.

Bildet kan inneholde: tekst, font.
Publisert 2. des. 2019 14:01

Risikoen ved nesten å bli tatt får voksne menn til å fortsette med graffiti, år etter år, skriver Mikael L. Andersen og Anne Krogstad i en artikkel i Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning.

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Published Nov. 27, 2019 1:52 PM

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.

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Publisert 27. nov. 2019 11:30

Per Gunnar Røe har bidratt med kapitlet "Planlagte bysamfunn – fra sosiale utopier til markedspragmatisme" i boka Bysamfunn, redigert av Ida Marie Henriksen og Aksel Tjora.

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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.