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Pathways to Integration: Cross-cultural Adaptations to the Housing Market in Oslo
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Immigrants move not only from one country to another, but also to different ways of living and different kinds of housing systems. Based on the studies among households with Pakistani, Tamil and Somali background in Oslo, ...
Organizing capacities and union priorities in the hotel sector in Oslo, Dublin, and Toronto
(Roskilde Universitet, 2014)
In this article, we draw international comparisons between industrial relations regimes in the hotel sector and compare relevant trade union experiences in the selected metropolitan areas of Oslo, Dublin, and Toronto. ...
Dynamic capabilities and network benefits
The number of publicly funded initiatives to establish or strengthen networks and clusters, in order to enhance innovation, has been increasing. The returns of such investments vary, and the aim of this study is to explore ...
Nordic reforms to improve the labour market participation of vulnerable youth: An effective new approach?
This article asks how the legitimacy (recognition or misrecognition) of “ethnicity” and “disability” influences public policies to promote the inclusion of young adults in the Nordic labour markets. The article ...
Et velfungerende leiemarked?
(Universitetsforlaget (Scandinavian University Press), 2017)
Norsk boligpolitikk er preget av en tydelig prioritering av eierboligen, og hovedmålet er at flest mulig skal ha mulighet til å eie egen bolig. Denne eierlinjen har bidratt til en stemoderlig behandling av leiesektoren. ...
Homeownership and family transitions within a Nordic welfare state
(Vernon Press, 2018)
Understanding the increase in parents’ involvement in organized youth sports
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016-02-18)
As part of an ethnographic study on young people and learning (the knowledge in motion across contexts of learning project, set in Norway), we interviewed a diverse sample of parents of young teenagers, many of whom ...
Urban landscapes of adolescent substance use
Cities are increasingly organised according to socio-spatial divisions in which groups with similar characteristics live in the same areas. This social polarisation is associated with differences in living conditions, ...
Health in All Policies: A cross-sectional study of the public health coordinators' role in Norwegian municipalities
Aims: The public health coordinator (PHC) is a municipal-government position in Norway whose role is to organise and oversee municipal policies and functions to support national public health goals. This cross-sectional ...
Completion in vocational and academic upper secondary school: The importance of school motivation, self-efficacy, and individual characteristics
A vast amount of research is devoted to identifying factors that predict early school leaving. However, there is no simple explanation because the results show that young people leave education prematurely for various ...