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Discretionary Decision-Making in a Changing Context of Activation Policies and Welfare Reforms
(Cambridge University Press, 2014-02-06)
Street-level bureaucrats are considered to be subject to bureaucratic managerial regimes and threatened by stronger regulation and a reduction in their ability to exercise control over their work. Contrary to the managerial ...
Exploring the black box of practical skill learning in the clinical skills center
(Sciedu Press, 2015-08-28)
Background: Learning in skills centers has a long tradition in nursing education. Nurse educators struggle to substantiate their opinions on the efficacy of simulation technologies over traditional methods of instruction ...
Autonomy, Candour and Professional Teacher Practice: A Discussion Inspired by the Later Works of Michel Foucault
Autonomy is considered to be an important feature of professionals and to provide a necessary basis for their informed judgments. In this article these notions will be challenged. In this article I use Michel Foucault’s ...
Samfunnsviteres og humanisters overgang tilarbeidsmarkedet
(Universitetsforlaget (Scandinavian University Press), 2016-04)
Denne artikkelen ser på i hvilken grad arbeidsmarkedet har klart å absorbere større kull av kandidater fra samfunnsvitenskapelige og humanistiske og estetiske fag i perioden 1995–2015. Datagrunnlaget er NIFUs ...
Addiction: choice or compulsion?
(Frontiers Media, 2013-08-07)
Normative thinking about addiction has traditionally been divided between, on the one hand, a medical model which sees addiction as a disease characterized by compulsive and relapsing drug use over which the addict has ...
Efter eget skön: om beslutsfattande i professionellt arbete
(Förbundet för forskning i socialt arbete (FORSA), 2011)
Denne artikel skiljer mellan en strukturell och en epistemisk förståelse av skön (discretion): å ena sidan skön som ett handlingsutrymme, å andra sidan skön som resonerande om vad som bör göras under betingelser av ...
The valuation of knowledge and normative reflection in teacher qualification. A comparison of teacher educators, novice and experienced teachers.
The transition from teacher education to work in schools has been described as an “epistemic clash”. Teacher educators’, novice teachers’ and experienced teachers’ valuation of the academic, practical and normative demands ...
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Accountable for what and to whom? Changing representations and new legitimation discourses among teachers under increased external control.
(Kluwer Academic, 2013-04-06)
This article discusses how teachers construct new representations about accountability and professionalism in the context of increased external control. Over the last decade in particular, concerns about the quality of ...
Regulating inflow or outflow: a comparison of the work capability assessments in the UK and Norway
(Cambridge University Press, 2015)
In the era of activation policies, several OECD countries have introduced work capability assessments to measure the employability of sick and disabled people. In essence, such assessments concern how sick and disabled ...