Recent Submissions

  • Determinants of diet and physical activity (DEDIPAC): A summary of findings 

    Brug, Johannes; van der Ploeg, Hidde P; Loyen, Anne; Ahrens, Wolfgang; Allais, Olivier; Andersen, Lene Frost; Cardon, Greet; Capranica, Laura; Chastin, Sebastien; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; De Craemer, Marieke; Donnelly, Alan; Ekelund, Ulf; Finglas, Paul; Flechtner-Mors, Marion; Hebestreit, Antje; Kubiak, Thomas; Lanza, Massimo; Lien, Nanna; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Mazzocchi, Mario; Monsivais, Pablo; Murphy, Marie; Nicolaou, Mary; Nöthlings, Ute; O'Gorman, Donal J; Renner, Britta; Roos, Gun; van den Berg, Matthijs; Schulze, Matthias B; Steinacker, Jurgen; Stronks, Karien; Volkert, Dorothee; Lakerveld, Jeroen (BioMed Central, 2017)
    The establishment of the Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity (DEDIPAC) Knowledge Hub, 2013 – 2016, was the first action taken by the ‘ Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life ’ European Joint Programming Initiative. ...
  • From ecstasy to MDMA: Recreational drug use, symbolic boundaries and drug trends 

    Edland-Gryt, Marit; Sandberg, Sveinung; Pedersen, Willy (Elsevier, 2017)
    Background Ecstasy pills with MDMA as the main ingredient were introduced in many European countries in the 1980s, and were often linked to the rave and club scenes. However, use gradually levelled off, in part as a ...
  • Combined cognitive and vocational interventions after mild to moderate traumatic brain injury: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. 

    Howe, Emilie; Langlo, Knut-Petter; Terjesen, Hans Christoffer Aargaard; Røe, Cecilie; Schanke, Anne-Kristine; Søberg, Helene L.; Sveen, Unni; Aas, Eline; Enehaug, Heidi; Alves, Daniele Evelin; Klethagen, Pål; Sagstad, Kjesti; Moen, Christine m; Torsteinsbrend, K; Linnestad, Anne-Margrethe; Nordenmark, Tonje Haug; Rismyhr, BS; Wangen, Grete; Lu, Juan; Ponsford, Jennie; Twamley, E; Ugelstad, Helene; Spjelkavik, Øystein; Løvstad, Marianne; Andelic, Nada (BioMed Central, 2017)
    A considerable proportion of patients with mild to moderate traumatic brain injury (TBI) experience long-lasting somatic, cognitive, and emotional symptoms that may hamper their capacity to return to work (RTW). Although ...
  • Fødselsrekkefølge og utdanningsoppnåelse: Har foreldrenes landbakgrunn betydning? 

    Isungset, Martin Arstad; Lillehagen, Mats; Ugreninov, Elisabeth (Universitetsforlaget, 2017)
    Innen samfunnsforskningen er sosial bakgrunn en av hovedforklaringene på utdanning- og yrkesoppnåelse i voksen alder. Samtidig har en lang forskningstradisjon vist at det er forskjeller mellom søsken i samme familie i ...
  • New Czech & Certified Methodology „Tools of Resilience“ 

    Dobeš, Pavel; Novotný, Petr; Danihelka, Pavel; Baudišová, Barbora; Nešporová, Veronika; Thorstensen, Erik; Toseroni, Fulvio (De Gruyter Open, 2017)
    The article deals with possibilities of better governance regarding natural and anthropogenic risks and building of resilience of medium towns and cities against disasters. Such systematic approach could be applied for ...
  • Planlegging for risikosamfunnet: Hvordan fungerer flomsonekart med klimapåslag som kunnskapsoversettelse? 

    Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær (Fagbokforlaget, 2018)
    The article presents a study of how Norwegian mu nicipalities use new flood inundation maps with «climate factor» information in their local plans. Th ese maps show the area with a certain probability of flood ...
  • Russian pension reform: Why so little engagement from below? 

    Aasland, Aadne; Cook, Linda S.; Prisyazhnyuk, Daria (Centre for Social Research (CISR), 2017)
    This article analyzes influences on the post-2012 Russian pension reform, focusing on influences “from below.” We identify four main controversial issues related to pension reform: changes in individual accumulative accounts, ...
  • Facilitating labour migration from Latvia: strategies of various categories of intermediaries 

    Zabko, Oksana; Aasland, Aadne; Endresen, Sylvi Birgit (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017)
    Within the broad category of migration industries, we focus on intermediaries between employers in Norway requiring migrant labour, and suppliers of Latvian workers willing to migrate. Mediation of labour power is a regulated ...
  • Budsjettprosesser og budsjettdisiplin - en studie av norske kommuner i perioden 2002-2007 

    Monkerud, Lars Chr.; Tjerbo, Trond (The Norwegian Medical Society, 2017)
    I denne artikkelen tar vi utgangspunkt i en artikkel publisert av Terje Hagen og Signy Vabo i 2005, hvor de analyserte effekten av bestemte politiske og administrative trekk ved den enkelte kommune og den samme kommunens ...
  • 1918 pandemic morbidity: the first wave hits the poor, the second wave hits the rich 

    Mamelund, Svenn-Erik (Wiley Open Access, 2018)
    Background Whether morbidity from the 1918‐19 influenza pandemic discriminated by socioeconomic status has remained a subject of debate for 100 years. In lack of data to study this issue, the recent literature has ...
  • Nordic reforms to improve the labour market participation of vulnerable youth: An effective new approach? 

    Halvorsen, Rune; Hvinden, Bjørn (Wiley, 2014)
    This article asks how the legitimacy (recognition or misrecognition) of “ethnicity” and “disability” influences public policies to promote the inclusion of young adults in the Nordic labour markets. The article ...
  • Status discrepancy as a driver of residential mobility: Evidence from Oslo 

    Galster, George; Turner, Lena Magnusson (2017)
    Planners have long advocated for “social mix” in neighborhoods without clear evidence that such mixing is stable over time. Indeed, if some groups perceive an intolerable discrepancy between their own economic status and ...
  • Population dynamics and ethnic geographies in Oslo: the impact of migration and natural demographic change on ethnic composition and segregation 

    Wessel, Terje; Turner, Lena Magnusson; Nordvik, Viggo (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    This paper explores demographic processes behind ethnic geographies in Oslo. We compare data for census tracts in 2001 and 2011, and decompose ethnic composition and segregation on local mobility, national migration, ...
  • Earlier hospital discharge: a challenge for Norwegian municipalities 

    Gautun, Heidi; Syse, Astri (Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University), 2017)
    Aim: In order to improve patient outcomes and minimize health care costs, many Western countries are attempting to reduce the length of stay in hospitals by transferring responsibilities from specialist care to primary ...
  • Military Leadership 

    Ellingsen, Dag; Lilleaas, Ulla-Britt (ABM-Media, 2017)
  • Vital Tasks and Roles of Frontline Workers Facilitating Job Inclusion of Vulnerable Youth 

    Frøyland, Kjetil (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    Researchers and others are worried about the marginalization of vulnerable youth who drop out of school and work. Frontline workers are key support givers for vulnerable youth, but they have been described as professionals ...
  • Hvordan endre en mannsbastion? Er kjønnslikestilling en bedre tilnærming enn mangfoldsperspektivet? 

    Andersen, Linn; Lilleaas, Ulla-Britt; Ellingsen, Dag (Universitetsforlaget (Scandinavian University Press), 2017)
    Politiet er en organisasjon som i noen tiår har jobbet med en viss suksess med å øke kvinneandelen. Nå har politiet lagt vekten over på et mangfoldsperspektiv. Hva betyr det? Intervjuer med sentrale informanter i politiet ...
  • Pålogga lokalsamfunn 

    Tolgensbakk, Ida (Universitetsforlaget (Scandinavian University Press), 2017)
    At the centre of attention in local history - as an academic field and as a passion - is the local community. But what is a local community? As a concept, it rests somewhere between the 'ethnic group' of anthropologists ...
  • Homeownership and family transitions within a Nordic welfare state 

    Sandlie, Hans Christian; Gulbrandsen, Lars (Vernon Press, 2018)
  • Psychiatric diagnoses as grounds for disability pension among former child welfare clients 

    Bask, Miia; Ristikari, Tiina; Hautakoski, Ari; Gissler, Mika (Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 2017)
    This study used the 1987 Finnish Birth Cohort, which included all children born in Finland in 1987 (N=59,476), to investigate psychiatric diagnoses as grounds for disability pensions (DPs) among child welfare clients and ...

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