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    • Tobacco use among Norwegian adolescents: from cigarettes to snus 

      Pedersen, Willy; Soest, Tilmann von (Addiction;109(7), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-03-16)
      Aims To: (i) investigate the development of smoking and snus use among Norwegian adolescents, and (ii) describe the users in each group. Design Two population-based surveys with identical procedures in 2002 (response ...
    • Interpreting Housing Allowance: The Norwegian Case 

      Nordvik, Viggo; Sørvoll, Jardar (Housing, Theory and Society;31(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-04-14)
      Housing allowances are part of both the housing policy and the general welfare policy. In order to understand fully how the housing allowances affect welfare and well- being, one needs to use multiple approaches. We propose ...
    • Child welfare clients and school satisfaction 

      Dæhlen, Marianne (European Journal of Social Work;2014, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-07-10)
      Despite long-standing knowledge about child welfare clients’ poor educational outcomes, we know less about these vulnerable young people’s situation in school. This article addresses school satisfaction among upper secondary ...
    • Developmental Trajectories of Postpartum Weight 3 Years After Birth: Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study 

      Abebe, Dawit Shawel; von Soest, Tilmann; von Holle, Ann; Zerwas, Stephanie; Torgesen, Leila; Bulik, Cynthia M. (Maternal and child health journal;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-08-01)
      This study explored the developmental trajectories of postpartum weight from 0.5 to 3 years after childbirth, and aimed to determine the associations between postpartum weight trajectories and prepregnancy body mass index ...
    • Immigrant organisations as schools of bureaucracy 

      Takle, Marianne (Ethnicities;15(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-08-05)
      This article analyses the way Norwegian authorities facilitate and expect immigrant organisations to serve as schools of democracy – and to what extent there are elements of bureaucratic schooling. Moreover, it examines ...
    • Institutional Design and Political Representation: the Council of Immigrant Organisations in Oslo 

      Takle, Marianne (Journal of International Migration and Integration;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-09-12)
      The city of Oslo has established a council of immigrant organisations (CIO). The city has designed CIO to have a double mandate: one from the city of Oslo and one from the immigrant organisations. The question raised in ...
    • Survival and Exits in Neighbourhoods: A Long-Term Analyses 

      Nordvik, Viggo; Turner, Lena Magnusson (Housing Studies;30(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-12-02)
      Neighbourhoods form a frame for our lives. At the same time, neighbourhoods are themselves formed by mobility in to and out of the m . This paper studies who stays in and who leaves in two districts of Oslo. The empirical ...
    • From cannabis to problem drinking? Use and abuse from youth to adulthood 

      Hyggen, Christer; Hammer, Torild (Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs;32(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-12-16)
      AIMS – The transition from youth to adulthood is associated with changes in the consumption of drugs and alcohol. The aim is to explore the process of “maturing out” of high levels of alcohol consumption, substance use and ...
    • Housing Market and Family Relations in a Welfare State 

      Gulbrandsen, Lars; Sandlie, Hans Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      One idea widespread in current discourse on the ageing population speaks of the ‘intergenerational inequity’ between the elderly and the young. This assumption overlooks the extensive lifetime financial transfers from older ...
    • The effects of parental income on Norwegian adolescents’ school grades: A sibling analysis 

      Elstad, Jon Ivar; Bakken, Anders (Acta Sociologica;58(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Associations between family income and offspring’s educational attainment are well-established. A debated topic is whether this association is due to the causal influence of family income per se, or arises because of other ...
    • Cumulative (Dis)advantage and the Matthew effect in life-course analysis 

      Bask, Miia; Bask, Mikael (PLoS ONE;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      To foster a deeper understanding of the mechanisms behind inequality in society, it is crucial to work with well-defined concepts associated with such mechanisms. The aim of this paper is to define cumulative (dis)advantage ...
    • Brukermedvirkningens uttrykk og virkning i barnevernets undersøkelser – et maktanalytisk perspektiv 

      Aamodt, Hilde (Praktiske grunde;(3-4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      User participation in child protection investigations – a power perspective. This article explores how user participation is expressed in conversations between parents and social workers in Norwegian child welfare ...
    • Idrett, dataspilling og skole konkurrerende eller «på lag»? 

      Sletten, Mira Åboen; Strandbu, Åse; Gilje, Øystein (Norsk pedagogisk tidsskrift;99(05), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Artikkelen undersøker sammenhengen mellom skoleprestasjoner, dataspilling og trening i idrettslag blant ungdom. Analysene viser en positiv sammenheng mellom trening i idrettslag og skolekarakterer, og en negativ sammenheng mellom ...
    • Public Governance-Constraints and Challenges for Social Work Practice 

      Jessen, Jorunn Theresia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      In the wake of public sector reforms, the work environment of professionals is changing; there is more description of results and outputs and tighter requirements of front-line work. The changes taking place address a ...
    • Psykiske plager blant ungdom: sosiale forskjeller og historien om de flinke pikene 

      Sletten, Mira Åboen (Barn i Norge;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Ungdom flest i Norge er fornøyd med livet sitt, de er aktive, har gode relasjoner til foreldre og venner og har et positivt syn på framtiden (NOVA 2015). Samtidig har vi de siste årene sett en økende bekymring for psykiske ...
    • Lengre liv, nye hjelpemønstre i familien? 

      Herlofson, Katharina (Sosiologi i dag;45(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Lengre liv gjør at familiebånd på tvers av generasjoner varer lenger enn noen gang før. Dette innebærer at det å ha både foreldre, barn og barnebarn ikke er uvanlig. I denne artikkelen tar jeg et flergenerasjonsperspektiv ...
    • Involved fatherhood in the Nordic context: dominant narratives, divergent approaches 

      Farstad, Gunhild Regland; Stefansen, Kari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      This paper focuses on narratives and practices of ‘ involved fatherhood ’ , the ideal of an emotionally present and nurturing father. The geographical context of the study is Iceland, one of the ‘ father-friendly ’ Nordic ...
    • Variasjoner i kommunale tildelingsvurderinger av helse- og omsorgstjenster til eldre 

      Syse, Astri; Øien, Henning; Solheim, Mari Bugge; Jakobsson, Niklas (Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning;18(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Utgiftene til helse- og omsorgshjelp øker ettersom befolkningen eldes og tjenestestandarden høynes. Individer skal like fullt tildeles «nødvendige helsetjenester ». Det er imidlertid liten kunnskap om variasjonen i ...
    • Bemanningsnorm i sykehjem 

      Gautun, Heidi; Bratt, Christopher (Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning;1(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      En rekke undersøkelser har avdekket mangler og ulikheter i eldreomsorgen. Derfor diskuterer sentrale helsemyndigheter hvorvidt det skal innføres en bemanningsnorm som skal gjelde alle norske sykehjem. I denne artikkelen drøfter ...
    • Changing Welfare Institutions as Sites of Contestation 

      Vabø, Mia (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2015)