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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 ...
    • At the heart of controversies: Hybrid forums as an experimental multi-actor tool to enhance sustainable practices in localized agro-food systems 

      Amilien, Virginie; Tocco, Barbara; Strandbakken, Pål (Emerald, 2019-11-21)
      Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to discuss and evaluate the role of hybrid forums as tools to address specific controversies related to sustainable practices in localized agro-food systems (LAFS). Design/methodolo ...
    • Atferdsøkonomiske virkemidler i helsefremmende arbeid: hvordan kan utforming av restauranter og kantiner fremme sunnere valg? 

      Lekhal, Samira; Bugge, Annechen Bahr; Schjøll, Alexander; Slapø, Helena; Karevold, Knut Ivar (Norsk Tidsskrift for Ernæring, 2019-03)
      Bakgrunn: Usunt kosthold er blant de viktigste risikofaktorene for sykdom, dårlig livskvalitet og tidlig død i Norge og resten av verden. Det er stigende interesse for hvordan atferdsøkonomiske virkemidler kan fremme sunnere ...
    • 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 ...
    • Class Related Consumption and the Ability to Resist Commercial Temptations in the Age of Commercialism 

      Berg, Lisbet (SAGE Publications, 2019-06-12)
      Abstract This article investigates vulnerabilities related to commercial pressure and asks whether the ability to resist commercial temptations is class related. Four hypotheses are developed and tested in a nationally ...
    • 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 ...
    • Compliance with water advisories after water outages in Norway 

      Hyllestad, Susanne; Veneti, Lamprini; Bugge, Annechen Bahr; Rosenberg, Thea Grav; Nygård, Karin Maria; Aavitsland, Preben (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-08-15)
      Background Water advisories, especially those concerning boiling drinking water, are widely used to reduce risks of infection from contaminants in the water supply. Since the effectiveness of boil water advisories (BWAs) ...
    • 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 ...
    • Dressing a Demanding Body to Fit In: Clean and Decent with Ostomy or Chronic Skin Disease 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Cogitatio Press, 2019-01-31)
      This article discusses what kind of strategies people with a stoma or various chronic skin conditions, such as psoriasis or atopic dermatitis, use to find clothes that fit and enable them to fit in. Based on qualitative ...
    • 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 ...
    • A financial accelerator in the business sector of a macro-econometric model of a small open economy 

      Benedictow, Andreas; Hammersland, Roger (Elsevier, 2019)
      We have incorporated a financial accelerator mechanism operating through investments in the business sector in a dynamic macroeconometric model of the Norwegian economy. In this new and amended model aggregated credit and ...
    • 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 ...