• Andre lands modeller for å fremme sysselsetting blant personer med nedsatt funksjonsevne 

      Hvinden, Bjørn; Halvorsen, Rune (NOVA Rapport 14/11, Rapport, 2011)
      This report maps and compares contrasting models for labour market inclusion of persons with disabilities in selected European countries (Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom) and the ...
    • Andre lands modeller for å fremme sysselsetting blant personer med nedsatt funksjonsevne 

      Hvinden, Bjørn; Halvorsen, Rune (NOVA Rapport 14/11, Rapport, 2011)
      This report maps and compares contrasting models for labour market inclusion of persons with disabilities in selected European countries (Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom) and the ...
    • Barnevern i Norge 1990-2010. en longitudinell studie 

      Backe-Hansen, Elisabeth; Madsen, Christian; Kristofersen, Lars Bjarne; Hvinden, Bjørn (NOVA Rapport 9/14, Rapport, 2014)
      In this report new results from the study ”Child welfare in Norway 1990-2010” are presented. The project started in the middle 1990’ies, and since then new cohorts have been added consequtively. By 2010 the child welfare ...
    • Barnevern i Norge 1990-2010. en longitudinell studie 

      Backe-Hansen, Elisabeth; Madsen, Christian; Kristofersen, Lars B.; Hvinden, Bjørn (NOVA Rapport 9/14, Rapport, 2014)
      In this report new results from the study ”Child welfare in Norway 1990-2010” are presented. The project started in the middle 1990’ies, and since then new cohorts have been added consequtively. By 2010 the child welfare ...
    • Local social services in disaster management: Is there a Nordic Model? 

      Rapeli, Merja; Cuadra, Carin; Dahlberg, Rasmus; Björk Eydal, Gudny; Hvinden, Bjørn; Ómarsdóttir, Ingibjörg Lilja (International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction;Volume 27, March 2018, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-08-09)
      The Nordic states have extensive welfare systems in which the local social services are an important component. Despite a growing research on disaster resilience, we lack research examining in systematic way whether and ...
    • Mediating agency and structure in sociology: What role for conversion factors? 

      Hvinden, Bjørn; Halvorsen, Rune (Critical Sociology;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The article argues that the Capability Approach can enrich sociology’s capacity to link human agency and structure in dynamic analyses of social inequality and marginality. While many read the Capability Approach as ...
    • Moral economies of the welfare state: A qualitative comparative study 

      Taylor-Gooby, Peter; Hvinden, Bjørn; Mau, Steffen; Leruth, Benjamin; Schoyen, Mi Ah; Gyory, Adrienn (Acta Sociologica;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-13)
      This paper uses innovative democratic forums carried out in Germany, Norway, and the United Kingdom to examine people’s ideas about welfare-state priorities and future prospects. We use a moral economy framework in the ...
    • Nordic reforms to improve the labour market participation of vulnerable youth: An effective new approach? 

      Halvorsen, Rune; Hvinden, Bjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      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 ...
    • The Nordic Welfare Model in the Twenty-First Century. The Bumble-Bee Still Flies! 

      Halvorsen, Rune; Hvinden, Bjørn; Schøyen, Mi Ah (Social Policy and Society;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-04-08)
      The Nordic countries are admired for high employment, low levels of poverty and inequality, encompassing welfare states, and peaceful industrial relations. Yet the model is criticised for hampering the employment ...
    • Nordic welfare states—still standing or changed by the COVID‐19 crisis? 

      Greve, Bent; Blomquist, Paula; Hvinden, Bjørn; van Gerven, Minna (Social Policy & Administration;Volume 55, Issue 2. Special Issue: Social policy in the face of a global pandemic: Policy responses to the COVID‐19 crisis, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-12-01)
      Nordic welfare states are known for their universalistic and all-encompassing approach to welfare and having a long tradition for active labour market policy as tool in economic crises with adverse impact on employment. ...
    • Den som har skoen på... 

      Hvinden, Bjørn (NOVA Rapport 15/11, Rapport, 2011)
      The topic of this report is a collaborative governance arrangement between the Norwegian government and organisations of economically and social disadvantaged persons. The arrangement has been operative since the spring ...
    • Den som har skoen på... 

      Hvinden, Bjørn (NOVA Rapport 15/11, Rapport, 2011)
      The topic of this report is a collaborative governance arrangement between the Norwegian government and organisations of economically and social disadvantaged persons. The arrangement has been operative since the spring ...
    • Sustainable welfare in the EU: Promoting synergies between climate and social policies 

      Koch, Max; Gullberg, Anne Therese; Schøyen, Mi Ah; Hvinden, Bjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-06-15)
      The commentary addresses the scope for synergy between climate change policy and social policy in the European Union from a ‘sustainable welfare’ perspective. The emerging sustainable welfare approach is oriented at the ...