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    • Materialised Ideals: Sizes and Beauty 

      Laitala, Kirsi Maria; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Hauge, Benedicte (Culture Unbound;Volume 3, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Today’s clothing industry is based on a system where clothes are made in readyto-wear sizes and meant to fit most people. Studies have pointed out that consumers are discontent with the use of these systems: size designations ...
    • Leadership, staffing and quality of care in nursing homes 

      Havig, Anders Kvale; Skogstad, Anders; Kjekshus, Lars Erik; Romøren, Tor Inge (BMC Health Services Research;11:327, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-11-28)
      Background Leadership and staffing are recognised as important factors for quality of care. This study examines the effects of ward leaders' task- and relationship-oriented leadership styles, staffing levels, ratio of ...
    • "Ungdom uten framtid rystet hele England" : ungdomsopptøyene i England i norske aviser 

      Strandbu, Åse; Seippel, Ørnulf (Tidsskrift for ungdomsforskning;Årg 12 Nr 1, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      I denne artikkelen undersøkes framstillingen av opptøyene i England sommeren 2011 i norske aviser. Problemstillingen er hvorvidt opptøyene framstilles som politiske protester eller som ren kriminalitet og vandalisme, med ...
    • The Places of Memory in a Square of Monuments: Conceptions of Past, Freedom and History at Szabadság Tér 

      Thorstensen, Erik (E-Journal of the American Hungarian Educators Association;5 (8), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      In this paper I try to approach contemporary Hungarian political culture through an analysis of the history of changing monuments at Szabadság Tér in Budapest. The paper has as its point of origin a protest/irredentist ...
    • Lean organisering i norsk arbeidsliv: slutten på medvirkning? 

      Ingvaldsen, Jonas A; Rolfsen, Monica; Finsrud, Henrik D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Den norske samarbeidsmodellen blir bejublet og utforsket for tiden, vanligvis definert som samspillet mellom velferdsstat, makroøkonomiske styringsmodeller og trepartssamarbeidet. Vi ser i denne artikkelen mer spesifikt ...
    • The Impact of Relative Poverty on Norwegian Adolescents' Subjective Health: A Causal Analysis with Propensity Score Matching 

      Elstad, Jon Ivar; Pedersen, Axel West (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Studies have revealed that relative poverty is associated with ill health, but the interpretations of this correlation vary. This article asks whether relative poverty among Norwegian adolescents is causally related to ...
    • A methodological approach to the materiality of clothing: Wardrobe studies 

      Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Mari, Bjerck (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      The material is not just ‘a carrier’ of different types of symbols, but an active element in the practices. Bringing this to the fore requires new research methods. This article discusses a methodological approach, we call ...
    • Mindre problematferd for de fleste, større problemer for de få? En studie av tidstrender i problematferd: 1992, 2002 og 2010 

      Frøyland, Lars Roar; Sletten, Mira Åboen (Tidsskrift for ungdomsforskning;12(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      I artikkelen undersøker vi tidstrender i problematferd blant norsk ungdom fra 1992 til 2010. Har norsk ungdom blitt «snillere» de siste 20 årene? Videre undersøker vi en påstand om økt omfang av sideproblemer (rus og svak ...
    • Svake høyfrekvente elektromagnetiske felt - en vurdering av helserisiko og forvaltningspraksis 

      Alexander, Jan; Brunborg, Gunnar; Feychting, Maria; Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Gismervik, Svein; Haanes, Jan Vilis; Hamnerius, Yngve; Hannevik, Merete; Heimdal, Per Eirik; Hillert, Lena; Klæboe, Lars Hind Bakken; Kristensen, Petter; Moen, Bente Elisabeth; Oftedal, Gunnhild; Tynes, Tore; Langeland, Bjørn Tore (Rapport: Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt;2012:3, Research report, 2012)
      Bruk av utstyr som sender ut radiobølger har økt i senere år. Trådløs kommunikasjonsteknologi som mobiltelefoni dominerer. De siste årene har krav om stadig bedre dekning, teknologi i nye generasjoner og utvidede funksjoner ...
    • Managers’ Beliefs about Measures to Retain Senior Workforce 

      Mykletun, Reidar J.; Furunes, Trude; Solem, Per Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      This paper aims to describe and explain the beliefs of public sector managers regarding measures to promote active ageing within organizations and how these beliefs can relate to their own atti tudes, age, gender, ...
    • Organising Ethics: The Case of the Norwegian Army 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Eidhamar, Are; Kristiansen, Svein-Tore (Etikk i praksis;1(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      This article shows how institutionalism, a theory in organisational social science, provides a model for diagnosing organisational challenges that influence the ethical practices and integration in the Norwegian Army. ...
    • Parenthood and happiness: a review of folk theories versus empirical evidence 

      Hansen, Thomas (Social Indicators Research;108(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-08)
      This paper reviews and compares folk theories and empirical evidence about the influence of parenthood on happiness and life satisfaction. The review of attitudes toward parenthood and childlessness reveals that people ...
    • The strains and gains of caregiving: An examination of the effects of providing personal care to a parent on a range of psychological outcomes 

      Hansen, Thomas; Slagsvold, Britt; Ingebretsen, Reidun (Social Indicators Research;114(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-09-11)
      This study explores the effect of providing regular help with personal care to a resident or non-resident parent or parent-in-law on different aspects of psychological well-being. We use cross-sectional data from the ...
    • What We Know and Don't Know About Mental Health Problems Among Immigrants in Norway 

      Abebe, Dawit Shawel; Lien, Lars; Hjelde, Karin Harsløf (Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health;16(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-11-03)
      Mental health problems have been regarded as one of the main public health challenges of immigrants in several countries. Understanding and generating research-based knowledge on immigrant health problems is highly relevant ...
    • Standardisation in the Field of Nanotechnology: Some Issues of Legitimacy 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-12)
      Nanotechnology will allegedly have a revolutionary impact in a wide range of fields, but has also created novel concerns about health, safety and the environment (HSE). Nanotechnology regulation ...
    • Individuell versus nettverksbasert kompetansemegling 

      Gausdal, Anne; Svare, Helge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      I artikkelen beskrives elementene i en ny generasjon nettverksbasert kompetansemegling. Spørsmålene som stilles, er følgende: Hvordan har kompetansemegling utviklet seg til nå? Hvordan foregår nettverksbasert kompetansemegling, ...
    • Den nye ateismens grunnlag og argumentasjon 

      Thorstensen, Erik (DIN: Religionsvitenskapelig tidsskrift;(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Den nye ateismen påberoper seg en moralsk og epistemologisk overlegenhet ved å være fundert i vitenskapen. Med utgangspunkt i Ulrich Becks tese om risikosamfunnet ser jeg på oppkomsten av den naturalistiske religionskritikken ...
    • Ungdom med innvandringsbakgrunn etter overgangen til videregående opplæring Tapte nettverk og svekket skoletrivsel? 

      Hegna, Kristinn (Tidsskrift for Ungdomsforskning;13(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Studien analyserer endringer i skoleengasjement, trivsel på skolen, faglig selvforståelse og sosiale relasjoner til venner, familie og lærer i forbindelse med overgangen til videregående skole, og undersøker om det er ...
    • Democratic Mobilisation in Immigrant Organisations 

      Takle, Marianne (Nordic Journal of Migration Research;3(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      By analysing the interactions between political opportunity structures and immigrant organisations’ mobilising their members to political participation, this article suggests and applies a systematic classification ...
    • Trans-disciplinarily required in understanding, predicting and dealing with water eutrophication 

      Orderud, Geir; Vogt, Rolf David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Eutrophication remains a challenge for water quality, and leaching of phosphorus (P) from agriculture remains usually the determining factor as point source emissions of sewage are mainly under control. The Morsa watershed, ...