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The paradox of control: An ethnographic analysis of opiate maintenance treatment in a Norwegian prison
Background: Opiate maintenance treatment (OMT) is increasingly being offered in prisons throughout Europe. The benefits of OMT in prison have been found to be similar to those produced by OMT in community settings. However, ...
Does Postponement of First Pregnancy Increase Gender Differences in Sickness Absence? A Register Based Analysis of Norwegian Employees in 1993–2007
Background: From 1970–2012, the average age at first delivery increased from 23.2–28.5 in Norway. Postponement of first pregnancy increases risks of medical complications both during and after pregnancy. Sickness ...
Age, occupational class and sickness absence during pregnancy: a retrospective analysis study of the Norwegian population registry
Objective Western women increasingly delay having children to advance their career, and pregnancy is considered to be riskier among older women. In Norway, this development surprisingly coincides with increased sickness ...
Globalizing Sociology: An Introduction
Unge voksne som verken er i arbeid eller utdanning : en registerbasert studie, 1993-2009
This study examines whether the risk of young adults not being in employment, education or training (NEET) has increased over the past two decades. Second, taking social background into account the study investigates ...
Power, resistance and development in the global south: notes towards a critical research agenda
This article engages with radical critiques of the Eurocentric grammar of development discourses. I start from a position of considerable sympathy with their appreciation of the discursive dimensions of power that attach ...
Staying Cool, Looking Good, Moving Around: Consumption, Sustainability and the ‘Rise of the South’
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
The nature of global development has changed substantially over the past three decades in step with the intensified globalisation of capitalism and its imperatives of growth and expanding consumption. Most significant is ...
‘With a Heavy Heart’: Ethics, Emotions and Rationality in Norwegian Immigration Administration
This article analyses decision-making processes concerning applications for family immigration to Norway by giving an account of the dilemmas and challenges faced by the employees of the Norwegian immigration administration. ...
The effect of hospital mergers on long-term sickness absence among hospital employees: a fixed effects multivariate regression analysis using panel data
(BioMed Central, 2014-02-03)
Background: Hospitals are merging to become more cost-effective. Mergers are often complex and difficult processes with variable outcomes. The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of mergers on long-term sickness ...
Web Technologies in Practice. The Integration of Web Technologies by Environmental Organizations
This article uses a structuration model to explore the interaction between technology and organizations. Based on a case study of three environmental organizations in Norway and opposing visions of a single predetermined ...