Keiko Yokoyama examines three analytical dimensions which shape the field of higher education: knowledge, approach and community.
Karin Widerberg explains how memory work help us problematize the things we take for granted and as such is an invitation to methodological explorations in teaching and research.
Terje Wessel, Roger Andersson, Timo Kauppinen and Hans Skifter Andersen have investigated the relevance of spatial assimilation theory in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo, and Stockholm.
Marcin Jan Stonawski, Michaela Potancokova, Matthew Cantele and Vegard Skirbekk examine the role of religion on education, contraception and family behaviour in Nigeria.
Torbjørn Skardhamar, Silje Bringsrud Fekjær and Willy Pedersen investigate whether the results from The Stockholm Prevents Alcohol and Drug Problems (STAD) were replicated in the SALUTT intervention in Oslo, Norway, carefully modelled on the STAD project.
Influenced by Bourdieu’s field theory, Victor Lund Shammas and Sveinung Sandberg have developed the concept of the “street field” as a tool for scholars of crime and deviance.
Victor Lund Shammas adresses rapid changes in the Norwegian penal policies.
Line Schou, Inger Synnøve Moan and Elisabeth Storvoll maps employees’ attitudes toward alcohol-related sickness absence and presenteeism and examine how these attitudes vary across subgroups of the population.
Birgitte Sande Riise, Lars Dommermuth and Torkild Hovde Lyngstad assess the extent of intergenerational transmission using discrete-time event history analysis, and estimate associations between the age at first birth of parents and their children.
Willy Pedersen, Eivind Grip Fjær, Paul Gray and Tilmann von Soest investigate how students in the UK and Norway perceive possible harms related to tobacco and alcohol—which are legal—and cannabis—which is illegal.
Willy Pedersen og Tilmann von Soest have found that socialization to smoking reflects a multifaceted process fuelled by low parental socioeconomic status.
Karen O'Brien draws attention to the emerging field of quantum social theory and consider its implications for climate change responses.
Aud R. Misund, Stein Bråten, Per Nerdrum, Are Hugo Pripp and Trond H. Diseth have detected a correspondence between early pregnancy complications and lower quality of preterm mother–infant interaction, and an association between high levels of maternal mental health problems and better quality in preterm mother–infant interaction.
Jørn Eigil Ljunggren adresses that the cultural field does not seem to be an ‘economic world reversed’, because individuals with economic class origins receive considerably higher incomes than others.
Sveinung Legard adresses that the experiences of participatory budgeting at the city and state level in Brazil suggest that it is wrong to overemphasize the uniqueness of the city and also to undervalue the special role the city might play in larger participatory processes.
Anniken Hagelund and Anne Skevik Grødem have explored how the issue of pension is framed in newspaper articles
Anniken Hagelund explores the consequences of more active and individualised welfare policies for conceptualisations of professionalism and competence in the welfare services.
Jan Grue reflects upon the categorisation, stigma and identity connected to disability policy.
Marielle Stigum Gleiss and Weiqiang Lin explore histographical questions on power, agency, and relations between the West and the Non-West in research on aviation and aeromobilities.
Is there a causal relationship between children's experience with larger sibships and their own fertility in adulthood? Sarah Cools and Rannveig Kaldager Hart examine this relationship further and finds that sizes of sibships in childhood affects men and women's fertility differently.
Marielle Stugum Gleiss takes on the political effects of the new discourse on Chinese migrant workers that emerged in the 2000s, and how this discourse is contested by an alternative discourse.
Ivar Frønes has investigated the relationship between educational failure in compulsory schooling and the risk of social exclusion
Christine Friestad and Torbjørn Skardhamar investigate similarities and differences regarding socio-economic background, criminal history and recidivism involving new crimes between rape offenders and three other groups: other sexual offenders, non-sexual violent offenders and other offenders.