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Disentangling Professional Discretion: A Conceptual and Methodological Approach
(Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, 2014)
With the aim of furthering the investigation of professional discretion, this article builds on a combination of a conceptual framework for understanding discretion and an advanced method for collecting data on human ...
Vurdering av arbeidsevne i NAV: Et spørsmål om kunnskap?
(Novus forlag, 2016)
Denne artikkelen studerer NAV-veilederes vurderinger av arbeidsevnen til personer som søker om arbeidsavklaringspenger – trygdeytelsen som skal sikre inntekt for dem med helseproblemer. Funnene er basert på en feltstudie ...
Beyond guidelines: Discretionary practice in face-to-face triage nursing
This article draws on ethnographic data from a Norwegian emergency primary care clinic (EPCC) to explore nurses’ discretionary application of guidelines. Specifically, it analyses nurses’ discretionary use of the Manchester ...
Getting Sick and Disabled People off Temporary Benefit Receipt: Strategies and Dilemmas in the Welfare State s Frontline
(Roskilde Universitet, 2016)
This article explores responses by frontline workers in the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Service (NAV) to activation policy measures. Frontline workers in NAV are required to write work capability assessments for long-term ...
Between standardisation and discretion. The priority setting of triage nurses
(OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University, 2018)
This dissertation explores the relationship between standardisation and discretion in professional work at street level, using the priority setting of triage nurses as its case. Triage nurses are employed at the frontline ...
Measures of accountability and delegated discretion in activation work: lessons from the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Service
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2018-01-23)
Activation work – the complex task of motivating, compelling and assisting marginalized citizens into labour market participation – pinpoints critical issues of discretion and accountability in the welfare state. Investigating ...