• Attrition of Police Officers With Immigrant Background 

      Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud; Alecu, Andreea Ioana (Police Quarterly (PQ);, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-12-27)
      Recruiting police officers with immigrant backgrounds has a limited effect if many of these recruits leave the police service. The dropout and attrition rates among officers with immigrant backgrounds are also an important ...
    • Conceptions of gender and competencies among Scandinavian police students. 

      Bloksgaard, Lotte; Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud; Møberg, Rasmus Juul (Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies;Volume 10 ❚ Number 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-05)
      Conceptions of gender and competencies may be of importance for the gendered allocation of tasks and may help explain gender segregation in the labor market and within organizations. Drawing on survey panel data from ...
    • Dedikasjon og deltidsønsker blant politi og sykepleierstudenter 

      Abrahamsen, Bente; Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Jobber kvinner deltid i noen yrker på grunn av strukturelle forhold som de møter i yrket, eller er kvinnene som søker seg til disse yrkene mindre dedikerte og mer orienterte mot deltidsarbeid? I denne artikkelen undersøker ...
    • Female attrition from the police profession 

      Alecu, Andreea Ioana; Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud (Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management;Vol. 43 No. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-04-02)
      Purpose: Do female police recruits drop out of police education and/or leave the profession more often than men, and has this changed over time? Can gender differences be explained by the background characteristics and ...
    • Frontline workers’ competency in activation work 

      Sadeghi, Talieh; Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud (International Journal of Social Welfare;Volume 28, Issue 1 - January 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-02)
      Frontline workers play a crucial role in implementing activation policies. Nevertheless, research on the competencies required for activation work is limited. We explored activation competency based on a survey of 1,735 ...
    • Humanister i arbeidslivet 

      Wiers-Jenssen, Jannecke; Næss, Terje; Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud; Røberg, Karl Ingar Kittelsen (HiOA Rapport;nr. 7, Research report, 2016)
      Tema for denne rapporten er hvordan ulike grupper av humanister klarer seg på arbeidsmarkedet, og i hvilken grad det har skjedd endringer i arbeidsmarkedstilpasningen i løpet av de siste 20 årene. Rapporten er et samarbeid ...
    • Interrupted careers. A study of social divisions in long-term sickness absence and work attrition 

      Madsen, Aleksander Årnes (OsloMet Avhandling 2019;Nr. 20, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This dissertation examines social divisions in long-term sickness absence and work attrition. It examines whether and how these career interruptions are associated with individuals’ positions in the division of labor and ...
    • Norwegian police students attitudes towards armament 

      Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud; Strype, Jon (International Journal of Police Science and Management;17(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Whether the police should routinely carry firearms is an ongoing debate in Norway. Although the police can carry weapons under special circumstances, the normal situation for the police in Norway is to store firearms in ...
    • The occupational context of activation work: the relative role of educational and workplace qualification and socialisation 

      Sadeghi, Talieh (OsloMet Avhandling 2020;Nr 30, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Activation policies, understood as mandatory activation of clients outside the labour market, have affected citizens’ lives and altered the frontline work in welfare offices dramatically. In effect, there are new ...
    • Old and new methods in police research 

      Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud (Nordisk politiforskning;Årgang 4, Nr. 2-2018, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-12)
      In this paper, I describe widely used methods in Scandinavian police research, discuss strengths and weaknesses and suggest methods for future police research. Thick, in-depth descriptions and closeness to the field are ...
    • Producing Legalists or Dirty Harrys? Police Education and Field Training 

      Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud; Petersson, Otto (Policing and Society: An International Journal of Research and Policy;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-26)
      This paper explores Nordic police students’ attitudes towards non-legalistic police work, based on a cross-national longitudinal survey (N = 1,438). We ask where police recruits in four different Nordic countries are placed ...
    • Sanctioning the sick: Do perceptions of activating the sick and diagnosis matter? 

      Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud; Rasmussen, Erik Børve; Terum, Lars Inge (Social Policy & Administration;Volume 56, Issue 5, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-02-02)
      The recent inclusion of behavioural conditionality in health-related benefit programmes raises questions about frontline workers' (FWs') discretionary use of sanctioning. Using an experimental vignette design in a survey ...