• Advocating causal analyses of media and social change by way of social mechanisms 

      Helle-Valle, Jo (Journal of African Media Studies;Volume 11, Number 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Studies of (new) media and social change should strive to introduce causality into the analysis. Studies relying on quantitative data tend to provide either too simplistic explanations or just point to correlations while ...
    • Andrespråkseleven, leseprøver og litteraturbasert leseopplæring 

      Tonne, Ingebjørg; Pihl, Joron (Nordand : nordisk tidsskrift for andrespråksforskning;8 (1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Hva måler den nasjonale leseprøven når den gjennomføres av elever med norsk som andrespråk? I denne artikkelen analyserer vi data som viser at totalskåren på nasjonal leseprøve korrelerer med høy morfologisk bevissthet og ...
    • Assistive activity technology as symbolic expressions of the self 

      Pedersen, Heidi; Søderstrøm, Sylvia; Kermit, Patrick Stefan (Technology and Disability;Vol. 31, no. 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Different types of assistive technologies can support participation for people with disability; nonetheless, technology can break with peoples self-image, sometimes resulting in technology abandonment. OBJECTIVE: This ...
    • Association between Maternal Origin, Pre-Pregnancy Body Mass Index and Caesarean Section: A Nation-Wide Registry Study 

      Jatta, Fatou; Sundby, Johanne; Vangen, Siri; Lindskog, Benedikte V; Sørbye, Ingvil Krarup; Owe, Katrine Mari (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health;volume 18, issue 11, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-06-01)
      Aims: To explore the association between maternal origin and birthplace, and caesarean section (CS) by pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and length of residence. Methods: We linked records from 118,459 primiparous women ...
    • Back to the Future? Charting Features of the Not-So-New Convergence in Aidland 

      Pahle, Simon (Forum for Development Studies;Volume 48, 2021 - Issue 1, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-12-12)
      During the last decade, the liberal paradigm, hegemonic in development assistance from the 1980 and well into the 2000s, has seen a fracturing. Rather than an impasse or outright conflict between ‘aid with Chinese ...
    • The best way to conduct intervention research: methodological considerations 

      Eri, Thomas (Quality and quantity;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-01-13)
      This article is a theoretical contribution to the debate about which qualitative interventionmethodology is best suited to building stronger partnerships between researchers and practitioners in educational research. In ...
    • Blurred Lines: The Ambiguity of Disparaging Humour and Slurs in Norwegian High School Boys’ Friendship Groups 

      Johannessen, Elise Margrethe Vike (Young;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-25)
      This article examines the use of disparaging humour and slurs in Norwegian high school boys’ friendship groups to shed light on the complexity of adolescent males’ friendships and everyday socialization through a phenomenon ...
    • Can library use enhance intercultural education? 

      Pihl, Joron (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-02-27)
      This article explores the questions to what extent educational research addresses library use in education and how the library can contribute to intercultural education. The focus is primarily on elementary education in ...
    • Challenges and barriers to optimal maternity care for recently migrated women - a mixed-method study in Norway 

      Bains, Sukhjeet; Skråning, Susanne; Sundby, Johanne Sommerschild; Vangen, Siri; Sørbye, Ingvil; Lindskog, Benedikte V. (BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth;21, Article number: 686 (2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-10-07)
      Background: Migrant women are at increased risk for complications related to pregnancy and childbirth, possibly due to inadequate access and utilisation of healthcare. Recently migrated women are considered a vulnerable ...
    • Challenges to gender equality and access in education: Perspectives from South Africa and Sudan 

      Nomlomo, Vuyokazi; Farag, Alawia; Holmarsdottir, Halla (Southern African Review of Education;, Journal article, 2012)
      The achievement of the target of Education for All (EFA) by 2015 is a global concern. Worldwide many countries have committed themselves to various initiatives and efforts to improve children’s access to education, ...
    • Chocolate, identity and extreme speech online: An analysis of linguistic means in online comments in Croatia and Serbia 

      Felberg Radanovic, Tatjana; Saric, Ljiljana (Scandinavian Journal of Intercultural Theory and Practice (FLEKS);Vol. 7 No. 1 (2020): Hate speech in intercultural encounters, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-12)
      In this article the phrase “extreme speech” is used to encompass both hate speech and impoliteness. Legislation against hate speech has been passed in many countries, while work on defining phenomena related to hate speech ...
    • Collaboration in University development: north-south, south-north. A Norwegian case 

      Breidlid, Anders (Postcolonial Directions in Education;2(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      The article focuses on university collaboration between Norway and countries in the global South. It describes Norway’s policies and practices and discusses in particular three programmes in higher education supported by ...
    • Confluences of Street Culture and Jihadism: The spatial, bodily and narrative dimensions of radicalization 

      Linge, Marius; Sandberg, Sveinung; Tutenges, Sébastien (Terrorism and Political Violence;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-03-22)
      Research on the new crime-terror nexus has focused on examining the confluences of criminal and jihadist milieus. This article contributes to this research, using insights from criminological theory and analyzing data from ...
    • Contesting religious boundaries at school: A case from Norway 

      Johannessen, Elise Margrethe Vike (Critical Research on Religion;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-10-22)
      This article examines the experiences of Norwegian high school girls with Muslim backgrounds in learning about Islam in religious education (RE). The empirical material consists of observations from a high school class in ...
    • Critical climate education: Studying climate justice in time and space 

      Svarstad, Hanne (International Studies in Sociology of Education;Volume 30, 2021 - Issue 1-2, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-02-17)
      What education should children and youth be offered about climate mitigation choices? Drawing on critical pedagogy, political ecology, and environmental justice, I here suggest the elaboration of a critical climate education ...
    • Critical incidents and cultural relativism - tools for survival in foreign context? 

      Horntvedt, Tone; Fougner, Marit (Reflective Practice;16(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-02-10)
      The aim of this study is to examine how physiotherapy students manage to convert and employ their intrinsic and extrinsic knowledge and skills in clinical contexts abroad outside Europe. The study is based on a qualitative ...
    • “Cyrillic Does Not Kill”: Symbols, Identity, and Memory in Croatian Public Discourse 

      Saric, Ljiljana; Felberg Radanovic, Tatjana (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This article addresses identity construction through social symbolic meanings conveyed in discussions about scripts, primarily Cyrillic, in Croatian public discourse. We focus on discussions in various Croatian online ...
    • Debatiendo conceptos con metodología etnográfica: el caso del 'clientelismo político' y la 'compra de votos' 

      Hagene, Turid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Resumen: la autora explora y argumenta cómo la metodología etnográfica —principalmente la observación participante— arroja datos decisivos en la construcción de conceptos. Para ilustra - ción utiliza el caso del debate ...
    • Decolonising Methodology: Who Benefits From Indigenous Knowledge Research? 

      Keane, Moyra; Khupe, Constance; Seehawer, Maren (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      It is common for indigenous knowledge (IK) researchers in South Africa to conduct studies within conventional Western paradigms, especially in the field of IK-science curriculum integration. The scientific paradigm usually ...
    • Deep Politics: Community Adaptations to Political Clientelism in 21st Century Mexico 

      Hagene, Turid; González-Fuente, Iñigo (Latin American research review;51(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The specific contribution of this study is to explore how a communitarian lifeworld prepares the ground for practices of political clientelism without requiring the “foundational favor” noted in other contexts. Based on ...