Recent Submissions

  • Motivation for full degree mobility: analysing sociodemographic factors, mobility capital and field of study 

    Hovdhaugen, Elisabeth; Wiers-Jenssen, Jannecke (Educational review;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-27)
    In this paper we have investigated students’ motivations for undertaking a full degree abroad. It examines how motivations can be categorised, and if this varies according to gender, social origin, field of study and ...
  • Lutheranism from Above and from Below: "Pastoral Professionals" and Trust within the Nordic State/Society Nexus 

    Thue, Fredrik W. (Journal of Historical Sociology;Volume 33, Issue 4, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-11-29)
    The article points to the dispersion, democratization, and feminization of “pastoral” forms of power and authority since the mid-19th century as a key to understanding the exceptionally high degree of social trust in ...
  • TfS 60 år: Den lange kjølen i norsk samfunnsforskning 

    Thue, Fredrik (Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning;Årgang 61, nr. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-04)
    Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning (TfS) har i 60 år vært det sentrale organ for en bred forskningstradisjon med opphav i Institutt for samfunnsforskning (ISF). Artikkelen drøfter denne tradisjonen og dens samfunnsmessige ...
  • Søvn uten sjelegranskning: Vitenskapelig troverdighetskamp i Henri Piérons Le probème physiologique du sommeil (1912) 

    Emberland, Isak Lønne (Arr - Idéhistorisk tidsskrift;1-2/2020, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-05)
    Søvnen er i dag et vitenskapelig objekt. Den er gjenstand for biologisk, nevrologisk, sosiologisk og psykologisk forskning, i laboratorier, på klinikker og i samfunnet. Søvnvitenskapen er et eget fagfelt og det finnes flere ...
  • Gendered repertoires in nursing: New conceptualisations of educational gender segregation 

    Myklebust, Runa Brandal (Gender and Education;Volume 33, 2021 - Issue 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-21)
    Research on educational gender segregation has been mostly concerned with the lack of women in male-dominated educational fields, and only to a lesser degree with the shortage of men in female-dominated subjects. This ...
  • Trustee professionalism transformed: Recruiting committed professionals 

    Aven, Håvard Brede; Andreassen, Tone Alm (Current Sociology;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-11-11)
    This article explores how employing organizations articulate the competencies, values and personal qualities that they expect professionals to possess, and how they envision and appeal to certain professional identities ...
  • Upper-class romance: homogamy at the apex of the class structure 

    Toft, Maren; Jarness, Vegard (European Societies;Volume 23, Issue 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-09-23)
    This article focuses on social closure by way of marital homogamy within the upper class. It offers new insights into the social structuring of romantic partnerships, while drawing on research on assortative mating and ...
  • Challenging professional control? Reforming higher education through stakeholder involvement 

    Nordberg, Tanja Haraldsdottir; Alm Andreassen, Tone (Journal of Education and Work;Volume 33, 2020 - Issue 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-19)
    This article explores the degree of professional control over a profession’s knowledge base and the extent to which this control, and the knowledge base itself, are challenged by various stakeholders’ agendas when public ...
  • Skilful sailors and natural nurses. Exploring assessments of competence in female- and male-dominated study fields 

    Myklebust, Runa Brandal (Journal of Education and Work;Volume 33, 2020 - Issue 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-09)
    This article compares educational choice narratives and assessments of ideal competence within and across female-dominated nursing studies and male-dominated nautical science studies. By use of this comparative approach, ...
  • Helsepedagogikk i læreplaner - en didaktisk analyse 

    Vågan, Andre; Raaen, Finn Daniel; Ødegaard, Nina Bjerketveit; Rajka, Liv-Grethe Kristoffersen; Tveiten, Sidsel (UNIPED;Årgang 42, nr. 4-2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-11)
    Helseprofesjonene møter i økende grad pasienter, brukere og pårørende som trenger kunnskap om hvordan de kan leve best mulig med langvarige helseutfordringer. Det mangler imidlertid studier av hvordan læreplanene for ...
  • Long-term Sickness Absence Among Professionals: Investigating Gender, Socioeconomic Position and Care Work 

    Madsen, Aleksander Årnes (Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies;Volume 8 ❚ Number 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-10)
    This study investigates whether the risk of long-term sickness absence among professionals depends upon their socioeconomic position and whether they do caring work. It also explores whether the variation in risk can be ...
  • How to Achieve Trusthworthy Artificial Intelligence for Health 

    Bærøe, Kristine; Miyata-Sturm, Ainar; Henden, Edmund (Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Volume 98, Issue 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-27)
    Artificial intelligence holds great promise in terms of beneficial, accurate and effective preventive and curative interventions. At the same time, there is also awareness of potential risks and harm that may be caused by ...
  • Is it because you can’t, or don’t want to? The implementation of frontline sanctions in Norwegian social assistance 

    Vilhena, Susana (European Journal of Social Work;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-30)
    Welfare conditionality, particularly stringent benefit sanctions, has become increasingly prevalent in Western welfare states in recent decades. Although mandatory activation has received great attention in research, the ...
  • Unions’ Conceptualizations of Members’ Professional Interests and Influence in the Workplace 

    Bie-Drivdal, Arnhild (Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies;Vol 10, No 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-09-25)
    The role of unions as agents of professional knowledge is seldom addressed in studies on working life relations.This article investigates how unions with different degrees of professionalization con- ceptualize members’ ...
  • Spenninger som påvirker styring og ledelse fra førstelinjeledere i Nav 

    Rønningstad, Chris (Fontene forskning;2/2020 • Årgang 13, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Studien presenterer tre spenninger som påvirker førstelinjelederes mulighet til å utøve styring og ledelse i Nav. Spenningene er identifisert gjennom en litteraturgjennomgang av publikasjoner som beskriver styring og ...
  • Placement training and learning outcomes in social work education 

    Caspersen, Joakim; Smeby, Jens-Christian (Studies in Higher Education;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-04-21)
    Field placement has traditionally been an important component of professional and vocational education programmes, and there is a growing interest in workplace experience in higher education programmes in general. In this ...
  • 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 ...
  • Frontline provision of integrated welfare and employment services: Organising for activation competency 

    Gjersøe, Heidi Moen (International Journal of Social Welfare;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-16)
    Using the Norwegian case of an integrated welfare and employment service organisation, this study examined how organisational factors of this far-reaching, street-level agency have affected frontline workers’ opportunities ...
  • Færre menn enn kvinner fullfører kvinnedominerte profesjonsutdanninger 

    Abrahamsen, Bente (Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning;Årgang 61, nr. 3-2020, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-24)
    Mannlige studenter på kvinnedominerte profesjonsutdanninger fullfører i mindre grad utdanningen enn sine kvinnelige medstudenter. I artikkelen belyser jeg om kjønnsforskjellene har sammenheng med at menn har dårligere ...
  • The meaning of professionalism in activation work: frontline managers’ perspectives 

    Andreassen, Tone Alm; Natland, Sidsel (European Journal of Social Work;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-27)
    The issue of professionalism in activation work is at the forefront of scholarly discussions. Due to the importance ascribed to the organisational setting of professional work, it is crucial to investigate if professionalism ...

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