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    • Wage inequality within and between occupations 

      Helland, Håvard; Bol, Thijs; Drange, Ida (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Western countries, including Scandinavian nations, have witnessed an increase in wage inequality over the past decades. Recent studies attribute rising wage inequality in the United States and United Kingdom primarily to ...
    • Welfare reform and public justification 

      Eriksen, Andreas; Molander, Anders (Policy Studies;, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-05)
      This paper investigates the conditions of political argument with regard to welfare legislation. It connects to the discussion on the role of ideas in political change but develops a new approach by investigating arguments ...
    • What is culturally informed psychiatry? 

      Leseth, Anne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      What is culturally informed psychiatry? What does it mean, and why is it important? These questions are discussed with a focus on the cultural aspects of the clinical encounter. The DSM-5 Outline for Cultural Formulation was ...
    • What is juridification? 

      Blichner, Lars Chr.; Molander, Anders (;nr. 14, Working paper, 2005-03)
      “Juridification” is an ambiguous term, both descriptively and normatively. The authors distinguish between five dimensions of “juridification”; constitutive juridification, juridification as law’s expansion and differentiation, ...
    • What is professional integrity? 

      Eriksen, Andreas (Etikk i praksis;9(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      What is professional integrity and what makes it so important? Policies are designed to promote it and decisions are justified in its name. This paper identifies two competing conceptions of professional integrity and ...
    • Which doctors do we trust? A vignette experiment of how gender and ethnicity influence trust 

      Alecu, Andreea Ioana (Ethnicities;Article first published online September 24, 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Is people’s trust in doctors affected by their ethnicity or gender? It is often assumed that highly skilled migrants are protected from the worst effects of discrimination. Yet, they also report high degrees of discrimination. ...
    • Work-Family Interference: Nurses in Norway and Finland 

      Abrahamsen, Bente; Holte, Kari Anne; Laine, Marjukka (Professions and Professionalism;2 (1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      The aim of the study is to investigate the level of work–family inter-ference (WFI) for part-time nurses in Norway and Finland. Part-time work is usually cited as a desirable way in which to facilitate work and family ...
    • Workplace assimilation and professional jurisdiction: How nurses learn to blur the nursing-medical boundary 

      Johannessen, Lars E. F. (Social Science and Medicine;Volume 201, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-03)
      In theorising ‘the system of professions’, Andrew Abbott emphasised how jurisdictional boundaries in the workplace are far fuzzier than those specified in law. A key reason for this fuzziness is the process he characterised ...