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    • A methodological approach to the materiality of clothing: Wardrobe studies 

      Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Mari, Bjerck (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      The material is not just ‘a carrier’ of different types of symbols, but an active element in the practices. Bringing this to the fore requires new research methods. This article discusses a methodological approach, we call ...
    • Affective and cognitive dimensions of ski destination images. The case of Norway and the Lillehammer region 

      Andersen, Oddgeir; Øian, Hogne; Aas, Øystein; Tangeland, Torvald (Taylor & Francis, 2017-04-25)
      To map the image foreign markets have of Norway as a winter tourist destination, and the Lillehammer region in particular, we surveyed 1000 respondents from Sweden, Denmark and Germany. We identified six key experience ...
    • Care and Production of Clothing in Norwegian Homes: Environmental Implications of Mending and Making Practices 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (MDPI, 2018-08)
      Mending, re-design, and altering are alternatives for prolonging the use period of clothing. It is a common assumption that nobody mends clothing anymore in Western societies. This paper studies Norwegian consumers’ clothing ...
    • Cascading Norwegian co-streams for bioeconomic transition 

      Egelyng, H; Romsdal, Anita; Hansen, H.O.; Slizyte, Rasa; Carvajal, Ana Karina; Jouvenot, Laura; Hebrok, Marie; Honkapää, Kaisu; Wold, Jens Petter; Seljåsen, Randi; Aursand, Marit (Elsevier, 2017)
      A circular bioeconomy has become a global aspiration for governments in Europe and around the globe. This article pursues research questions concerning concrete innovations aiming to create bioeconomic transition options ...
    • Clothing Reuse: The Potential in Informal Exchange 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Intellect, 2017)
      Reuse organized by non-profit and commercial actors is a strategy that recently received a lot of attention. This article discusses the question: what do we know about the amount of clothes that circulate outside the ...
    • Consumer Readiness to Reduce Meat Consumption for the Purpose of Environmental Sustainability: Insights from Norway 

      Austgulen, Marthe Hårvik; Skuland, Silje Elisabeth; Schjøll, Alexander; Alfnes, Frode (MDPI, 2018-08-28)
      Food production is associated with various environmental impacts and the production of meat is highlighted as a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. A transition toward plant-based and low-meat diets has thus ...
    • Contextualising food waste prevention - Decisive moments within everyday practices 

      Hebrok, Marie; Heidenstrøm, Nina (Elsevier, 2018-11-16)
      Household food waste is a matter of increasing concern for policy makers and organisations because recent research has shown that consumers contribute to about half of the edible food wasted in the developed world. The ...
    • Coping with blackouts. A practice theory approach to household preparedness 

      Heidenstrøm, Nina Vatvedt; Kvarnlöf, Linda (Wiley, 2018-06)
      This article focuses on how rural households cope with blackouts caused by winter storms. We approach the concept of household preparedness using a practice theory perspective, and argue that household preparedness is ...
    • Determinants of diet and physical Activity (DEDIPAC): a summary of findings 

      Brug, Johannes; van den Ploeg, Hidde; 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; Heberstreit, 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, Dorthee; 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. DEDIPAC ...
    • 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. ...
    • Does Use Matter? Comparison of Environmental Impacts of Clothing Based on Fiber Type 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Henry, Beverley (MDPI, 2018-07)
      Several tools have been developed to compare the environmental impact of textiles. The most widely used are Higg Materials Sustainability Index (MSI) and MADE-BY Fiber Benchmark. They use data from production to evaluate ...
    • Eliciting consumer preferences for credence attributes in a fine-dining restaurant 

      Schjøll, Alexander; Alfnes, Frode (Emerald, 2017)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to illustrate and discuss methodology issues in menu-labelling experiments in commercial full-service restaurants, and to investigate how the menu description and price affects customers’ ...
    • Environmental and Ethical Perceptions Related to Clothing Labels Among Norwegian Consumers 

      Laitala, Kirsi Maria; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Emerald, 2013)
      Norwegian consumers know little about eco-labeled garments as almost none are available on the market. Therefore, consumers who want to make environmentally sound choiceshave to act based on other information. This article ...
    • Food security in welfare capitalism: Comparing social entitlements to food in Australia and Norway 

      Richards, Carol; Kjærnes, Unni; Vik, Jostein (Elsevier, 2016-02)
      The concept of food security is often anchored in popular understandings of the challenge to produce and supply enough food. However, decades of policies for intensive agriculture have not alleviated hunger and ...
    • Global laundering practices – Alternatives to machine washing 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Henry, Beverley (TKS Publishing, 2017)
      This article discusses laundering practices around the world including alternative methods such as washing by hand, airing, steaming, and dry-cleaning. These methods, which have received little attention in research, are ...
    • Good practice characteristics of diet and physical activity interventions and policies: an umbrella review 

      Horodyska, Karolina; Luszczynska, Aleksandra; van den Berg, Matthijs; Hendriksen, Marieke; Roos, Gun; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Brug, Johannes (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background This umbrella review aimed at eliciting good practice characteristics of interventions and policies aiming at healthy diet, increasing physical activity, and lowering sedentary behaviors. Applying the World ...
    • Household food waste: Drivers and potential intervention points for design – An extensive review 

      Hebrok, Marie; Boks, Casparus Burghardus (Elsevier, 2017)
      This review describes the consumer related material and socio-cultural drivers behind food waste found in academic and grey literature. The aim is to identify intervention points for design interventions to reduce household ...
    • IKT-bruk i skolen og familien - en praksisteoretisk studie av kjønn 

      Storm-Mathisen, Ardis; Helle-Valle, Jo (Universitetsforlaget, 2014)
      Denne artikkelen, som bygger på den norske delen av et større nordisk prosjekt, analyserer databruk på ulike sosiale arenaer for en gruppe 12- og 13-åringer i en bydel i Oslo. Analysen anvender et praksisteoretisk ...
    • Implementation conditions for diet and physical activity interventions and policies: an umbrella review 

      Horodyska, Karolina; Luszczynska, Aleksandra; Hayes, Catherine B.; O'Shea, Miriam P.; Langøien, Lars Jørun; Roos, Gun; van den Berg, Matthijs; Hendriksen, Marieke; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Brug, Johannes (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: This umbrella review aimed at identifying evidence-based conditions important for successful implementation of interventions and policies promoting a healthy diet, physical activity (PA), and a reduction in ...
    • Local Food Initiatives and Fashion Change: Comparing Food and Clothes to Better Understand Fashion Localism 

      Fletcher, Kate; Vittersø, Gunnar (Taylor & Francis, 2018-06-22)
      As a movement, local food is well developed and its principles and practices widely appreciated. By contrast, the concepts and activity of fashion localism are far less understood. This essay looks to transfer local food ...