Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Gender Research in Norway

A selection of research publications on work, welfare and economy by gender researchers from Norway - published 1996-2006. Published research with gender perspective dated after 2006 can be found at Kilden.
Alsos, G. A., Isaksen, E. J., & Ljunggren, E. (2006). New venture financing and subsequent business growth in men- and women-led businesses. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 30(5), 667-686.
Andenaes, A. (2005). Neutral claims - Gendered meanings: Parenthood and developmental psychology in a modem welfare state. Feminism & Psychology, 15(2), 209-226.
Arnesen, K. (2003). Playing gender in public and community spaces. Norsk geografisk tidsskrift, 57(3), 164-172.
Balsvik, R. R. (2000). Where are we? : notes on the history of North Norway in a gender perspective. In H. Valestrand (ed.), Nord og nedenfra : bidrag fra "Tromsøforskere" til Women's Worlds 99 pp. 72-82). Tromsø: Kvinnforsk, Universitetet i Tromsø.
Barth, E., Røed, M., & Torp, H. (2002). Towards a closing of the gender pay gap : a comparative study of three occupations in six European countries. Oslo: The Norwegian Centre of Gender Equality.
Barth, E., Torp, H., & Røed, M. (2002). Towards a closing of the gender pay gap : country report Norway. Oslo: Institute for Social Research : The Norwegian Centre for Gender Equality.
Berg, N. G. (2004). Discourses on Rurality and Gender in Norwegian Rural Studies. In H. Goverde, H. d. Haan & M. Baylina (eds.), Power and Gender in European Rural Development pp. 127-144). Aldershot: Ashgate
Berg, N. G., & Forsberg, G. (2003). Rural geography and feminist geography - discourses on rurality and gender in Scandinavia and Britain. In J. Øhman & K. Simonsen (eds.), Voices from the North. New Trends in Nordic Human Geography pp. 173-190). Aldershot: Ashgate
Bergman, S. (2004). Collective organizing and claim making on child care in Norden: Blurring the boundaries between the inside and the outside. Social Politics, 11(2), 217-246.
Bettio, F., & Plantenga, J. (2004). Comparing care regimes in Europe. Feminist Economics, 10(1), 85-113.
Birkelund, G. E., Goodman, L. A., & Rose, D. (1996). The latent structure of job characteristics of men and women. American Journal Of Sociology, 102(1), 80-113.
Blom, I. (1999). A gendered approach to the history of the welfare state: reflections on a study of the fight against tuberculosis. In Gendering Scottish History: An International Approach pp. 84-87). Glasgow: Cruithne Press.
Blom, I. (1999). The Roots of the Norwegian Welfare State : A Gender Perspective. In Gendering Scottish History : An International Perspective). Basingstoke: Macmillan Press.
Blom, I. (2004). Widows, widowers and the construction of the Norwegian welfare society, c. 1900-1960s. Scandinavian Journal of History, 29(3-4), 263-275.
Boje, T. P., & Leira, A. (2000). Gender, welfare state, and the market: towards a new division of labour. London: Routledge.
Brandth, B. (2001). The gender of agriculture. Trondheim: Centre for Rural Research.
Brandth, B., Follo, G., & Haugen, M. S. (2002). Women in forestry : gender processes and coping strategies. Trondheim: Centre for Rural Research, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Brandth, B., & Haugen, M. S. (1997). Rural women, feminism and the politics of identity. Sociologia Ruralis, 37(3), 325-344.
Brandth, B., & Haugen, M. S. (2000). From lumberjack to business manager: masculinity in the Norwegian forestry press. Journal of Rural Studies, 16(3), 343-355.
Brandth, B., & Haugen, M. S. (2005). Doing rural masculinity - From logging to outfield tourism. Journal Of Gender Studies, 14(1), 13-22.
Brandth, B., & Kvande, E. (1997). Masculinity and child care : the reconstruction of fathering. Dragvoll: Senter for kvinneforskning, Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet.
Brandth, B., & Kvande, E. (2001). Flexible Work and Flexible Fathers. Work, Employment & Society, 15(2), 251-267.
Brandth, B., & Kvande, E. (2002). Reflexive fathers: negotiating parental leave and working life. Gender, Work and Organization, 9(2), 186-204.
Brandth, B., & Kvande, E. (2003). Children, Work and the New fathers. Father Presence in Child Care. In A.-M. Jensen & L. McKee (eds.), Children and the Changing Family - Between Transformation and Negotiation). London: Falmer Routledge.
Brandth, B., & Kvande, E. (2003). "Home Alone" Fathers. NIKK magasin(3), 22-25.
Bratberg, E., Dahl, S. A., & Risa, A. E. (2002). 'The double burden' - Do combinations of career and family obligations increase sickness absence among women? European Sociological Review, 18(2), 233-249.
Byberg, I. H. (2002). Immigrant women in Norway : a summary of findings on demography, education, labour and income. Oslo: Statistisk sentralbyrå.
Bye, L. M. (2003). Masculinity and rurality at play in stories about hunting. Norsk geografisk tidsskrift, 57(3), 145-153.
Bø, I. (2002). Mors og fars foreldreskap når barnehagen er med i bildet = Mother's and father's parenthood when child daycare is part of the picture. Nordisk pedagogikk = Nordic Educational Research, 22(1), 1-12.
Men on parental leave : how men use parental leave in the Nordic countries (1998). Carlsen, S. (Ed.). Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers.
Crompton, R., Feuvre, N. L., & Birkelund, G. E. (1999). The Restructuring of Gender Relations within the Medical Profession. In R. Crompton (ed.), Restructuring Gender Relations and Employment. The Decline of the Male Breadwinner pp. 179-200). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Dahl, S.-Å., Nilsen, Ø. A., & Vaage, K. (2003). Gender differences in early retirement behaviour. European Sociological Review, 19(2), 179-198.
Dialogue on care (2004). Wærness, K. (Ed.). Bergen: University of Bergen, Centre for Women's and Gender Research.
Ellingsæter, A. L. (1998). Dual breadwinner societies : provider models in the Scandinavian welfare states. Acta sociologica, 41(1), 59-73.
Ellingsæter, A. L. (1998). Labour market restructuring and polarization processes: The significance of political-institutional factors. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 19(4), 579-603.
Ellingsæter, A. L. (1999). Gender mainstreaming and employment policy: Norway report. Oslo: Institutt for samfunnsforskning.
Ellingsæter, A. L. (2000). Scandinavian transformations: Labour markets, politics and gender divisions. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 21(3), 335-359.
Ellingsæter, A. L. (2003). The complexity of family policy reform - The case of Norway. European Societies, 5(4), 419-443.
Ellingsæter, A. L., & Hedlund, M.-A. (1998). Care resources, employment and gender equality in Norway. Oslo: Institutt for samfunnsforskning.
Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia : gender relations in welfare states (2006). Ellingsæter, A. L., & Leira, A. (Eds.). Bristol: Policy Press.
Engan, E. T., Brandth, B., & Kvande, E. (2003). Culture, Custom and Caring. Menís and Womenís Possibilities to Parental leave. Report 1. Statistical information Norway. Trondheim: NTNU.
Engan, E. T., Brandth, B., & Kvande, E. (2003). Culture, Custom and Caring. Menís and Womenís Possibilities to Parental leave. Report 2. Qualitative description of cases, Norway. Trondheim: NTNU.
Eriksen, J. (2003). Public payment for informal care of disabled children - Some dilemmas of the Norwegian welfare state. European Societies, 5(4), 445-463.
Eriksen, T. R. (2004). Gendered professional identity and professional knowledge in female health education - put into perspective by a follow-up study (1987-2002) NORA : Nordic Journal for Women's Studies, 12(1), 20-30.
Falkenberg, J. (2003). Decreasing numbers at increasing levels: An investigation of the gender imbalance at NHH. Gender, Work & Organization, 10(2), 175-193.
Follo, G. (2002). A hero's journey: young women among males in forestry education. Journal of Rural Studies, 18(3), 293-306.
Forseth, U. (2005). Gender matters? Exploring how gender is negotiated in service encounters. Gender, Work & Organization, 12(5), 440-459.
Foss, L. (2005). The Norwegian paradox: World champion in gender equality - looser in female management recruitment. In A. M. Fuglseth, I. A. Kleppe & K. Grønhaug (eds.), Anthology for Kjell Grønhaug in celebration of his 70th birthday pp. 237-358). Bergen: Fagbokforlaget
Gerrard, S. (2000). The gender dimension of local festivals: The fishery crisis and women's and men's political actions in north Norwegian communities. Womens Studies International Forum, 23(3), 299-309.
Gerrard, S. (2005). Living with the fish quotas: Changing gendered practices? Tidsskrift for kjønnsforskning( 4), 34-49.
Gerrard, S., & Balsvik, R. R. (1999). Global coasts: life changes, gender challenges. Tromsø: Kvinnforsk, University of Tromsø.
Gjerberg, E. (2001). Medical women - towards full integration? An analysis of the specialty choices made by two cohorts of Norwegian doctors. Social Science & Medicine, 52(3), 331-343.
Gjerberg, E. (2002). Gender similarities in doctors' preferences - and gender differences in final specialisation. Social Science & Medicine, 54(4), 591-605.
Gjerberg, E. (2003). Women doctors in Norway: the challenging balance between career and family life. Social Science & Medicine, 57(7), 1327-1341.
Gjerberg, E., & Kjolsrod, L. (2001). The doctor-nurse relationship: how easy is it to be a female doctor co-operating with a female nurse? Social Science & Medicine, 52(2), 189-202.
Gjesdal, S., Lie, R. T., & Maeland, J. G. (2004). Variations in the risk of disability pension in Norway 1970-99 - A gender-specific age-period-cohort analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 32(5), 340-348.
Gooderham, P., Nordhaug, O., Ringdal, K., & Birkelund, G. E. (2004). Job values among future business leaders : the impact of gender and social background. Scandinavian journal of management, 20(3), 277-295.
Guldvik, I., & Halsaa, B. (1998). Equal pay - an impossible task? Lillehammer: Høgskolen i Lillehammer.
Where have all the structures gone? : doing gender in organisations, examples from Finland, Norway and Sweden (2003). Gunnarsson, E. (Ed.). Stockholm: Center for Women's Studies.
Hagemann, G. (2002). Citizenship and social order: Gender politics in twentieth-century Norway and Sweden. Womens History Review, 11(3), 417-429.
Hagene, T. (2002). Work and love, patronage and patriarchy: histories and memories of a cooperative and its women, Nicaragua 1983-2000 (Vol. 2002:12). Oslo: Oslo University College, Center for multicultural and international studies (SEFIA).
Hansen, M. N. (1997). The Scandinavian welfare state model: The impact of the public sector on segregation and gender equality. Work, Employment & Society, 11(1), 83-99.
Haugen, M. S. (1998). Women farmers in Norway. Trondheim: Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet.
Haugen, M. S. (2004). Rural women's employment opportunities and constraints : the Norwegian case. In H. Buller & K. Hoggart (eds.), Women in the European countryside). Aldershot: Ashgate.
Haugen, M. S., & Blekesaune, A. (2000). Work situation and life quality among Norwegian Farm Women. Trondheim: Centre for Rural Research, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Generations, kinship and care: gendered provisions of social security in central eastern Europe (2005). Haukanes, H., & Pine, F. (Eds.). Bergen: University of Bergen, Centre for Women's and Gender Research.
Haukanes, H., & Pine, F. (2005). Generations, kinship and care: gendered provisions of social security in central eastern Europe. Bergen: University of Bergen, Centre for Women's and Gender Research.
Hoel, M. (1997). Female dominated occupations in the caring sector in Norway: report to the OECD Expert Group on Female Dominated Occupations. Oslo: Institute for Social Research.
Holter, Ø. G. (1997). Work, gender and the future. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 10(2), 167-.
Holter, Ø. G. (2003). Can men do it? : men and gender equality - the Nordic experience. Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers Nordiska ministerrådet.
Höyng, S., Puchert, R., & Holter, Ø. G. (2005). Labour market changes gender. In R. Puchert, M. Gärtner & S. Höyng (eds.), Work changes gender : men and equality in the transition of labour forms pp. 21-72). Opladen, Germany: Barbara Budrich Publ.
Isaksen, L. W. (2002). Toward a sociology of (gendered) disgust - Images of bodily decay and the social organization of care work. Journal of Family Issues, 23(7), 791-811.
Isaksen, L. W. (2005). Gender, Care and Globalization as seen from Norway. In A. Fauve-Chamoux (ed.), Domestic Service and the Formation of European Identity. Understanding the Globalization of Domestic Work, 16th-21st Centuries). Bern: Peter Lang.
Perspectives of equality : work, women and family in the Nordic countries and EU (2000). Kalliomaa-Puha, L. (Ed.). Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers.
Kitterod, R. H. (2002). Mothers' housework and childcare: Growing similarities or stable inequalities? Acta Sociologica, 45(2), 127-149.
Kjeldstad, R. (2000). Employment strategy policies and lone parenthood: The case of Norway Social politics: International studies in gender, state and society, 7(3), 343-371.
Kjeldstad, R., & Rønsen, M. (2004). Welfare rules, business cycles, and employment dynamics among lone parents in Norway. Feminist economics, 10(2), 61-89.
Knudsen, K., & Waerness, K. (2001). National context, individual characteristics and attitudes on mothers' employment: A comparative analysis of Great Britain, Sweden and Norway. Acta Sociologica, 44(1), 67-79.
Kunze, A. (2005). The evolution of the gender wage gap. Labour Economics, 12(1), 73-97.
Kvande, E. (1998). Paradoxes of gender and organizations : gender, organizations and change. Trondheim: Fakultet for samfunnsvitenskap og teknologiledelse, Institutt for sosiologi og statsvitenskap, Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet.
Kvande, E. (1999). 'In the belly of the beast' - Constructing femininities in engineering organizations. European Journal of Women's Studies, 6(3), 305-.
Kyvik, S., & Teigen, M. (1996). Child care, research collaboration, and gender differences in scientific productivity. Science Technology & Human Values, 21(1), 54-71.
Leira, A. (2002). Updating the "gender contract"? : childcare reforms in the Nordic countries in the 1990s. NORA : Nordic Journal for Women's Studies, 10(2), 81-89.
Leira, A. (2002). Working parents and the welfare state : family change and policy reform in Scandinavia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Leira, A., & Boje, T. P. (2000). Gender, welfare state and the market : towards a new division of labour. London: Routledge.
Lie, M. (1997). Technology and gender versus technology and work : social work and computers. Acta sociologica, 40(2), 123-141.
Woman in a Northern landscape (1999). Liljegren, S. I. (Ed.). Nordfold: Forlaget Nora Kvinneuniversitet Nord.
Longva, P., & Strøm, S. (1998). Wage differentials and gender in Norway. In I. Persson & C. Jonung (eds.), Women`s Work and Wages : a selection of papers from the 15th Arne Ryde Symposium on "Economics of Gender and the Family", in honor of Anna Bugge and Knut Wicksell pp. 173-187). London Routledge.
Lotherington, A. T. (2002). Woman-oriented regional policy in Norway: political success with a bitter taste. Tromsø: NORUT Social Science Research.
Lotherington, A. T. (2005). Innovative women and gender-power in Norwegian regional development. NORA : Nordic Journal for Women's Studies, 13(2), 101-114.
Mastekaasa, A. (2005). Sickness absence in female- and male-dominated occupations and workplaces. Social Science & Medicine, 60(10), 2261-2272.
Melberg, K. (2003). Farming, stress and psychological well-being: The case of Norwegian farm spouses. Sociologia Ruralis, 43(1), 56-.
The Nordic model of marriage and the welfare state (2000). Melby, K. (Ed.). Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers.
Melkas, H., & Anker, R. (1998). Gender equality and occupational segregation in Nordic labour markets. Geneva: International Labour Office.
Mjelde, L. (2004). Women and apprenticeship: Industrial, technological skilling and gendering changes in the printing industry in Norway. In A. Lindgren & A. Heikkinen (eds.), Social competences in vocational and continuing education pp. 119-138). Bern Peter Lang.
Gender, bodies and work (2005). Morgan, D. H. J., Brandth, B., & Kvande, E. (Eds.). Burlington, VT: Ashgate.
Moss, P., & Deven, F. (1999). Parental leave : progress or pitfall? : research and policy issues in Europe. Brüssel: Vlaamse Gemeenschap/CBGS.
Munk-Madsen, E. (1998). The Norwegian fishing quota system: Another patriarchal construction? Society & Natural Resources, 11(3), 229-240.
Overå, R. (1998). Partners and competitors: gendered entrepreneurship in Ghanaian canoe fisheries. Bergen: Department of Geography, University of Bergen.
Pettersen, L. T. (2000). Household adaptions and gender differences in inshore fishing communities in northern Norway. In D. Symes (ed.), Fisheries dependent regions pp. 82-91). Oxford Fishing News Books.
Pettersen, L. T., & Solbakken, H. (1998). Empowerment as a strategy for change for farm women in western industrialized countries. Sociologia Ruralis, 38(3), 318-.
Rasmussen, B. (1999). Dehierarchization - reorganizing gender? Trondheim: Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet, Fakultet for samfunnsvitenskap og teknologiledelse, Institutt for sosiologi og statsvitenskap.
Reitan, T. C. (1997). Getting a head start : early provision of day care among municipalities in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Social Welfare, 6(4), 268-278.
Rissanen, T., & Knudsen, C. (2001). The child home care allowance and women's labour force participation in Finland, 1985-1998 : a comparison with Norway. Oslo: Norsk institutt for forskning om oppvekst, velferd og aldring.
Twentieth-century housewives : meanings and implications of unpaid work (2005). Roll-Hansen, H., & Hagemann, G. (Eds.). Oslo: Oslo Academic Press.
Roos, E., Lahelma, E., Saastamoinen, P., & Elstad, J. I. (2005). The association of employment status and family status with health among women and men in four Nordic countries. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 33(4), 250-260.
Rostgaard, T. (2002). Setting Time Aside for the Father - Father's leave in the Scandinavia. Community, Work and Family, 5(3), 343-364.
Ryen, A. (2000). Gender issues in management: the gender gap and sexual harassment - the Norwegian experience. Kristiansand: Agderforskning.
Rønsen, M. (1999). Assessing the impact of parental leave : effects on fertility and female employment /. In P. Moss & F. Deven (eds.), Parental leave : progress or pitfall? pp. 193-225 ). Brüssel: Vlaamse Gemeenschap/CBGS.
Rønsen, M. (2000). Impacts on women's work and child care choices of cash-for-care programs Oslo: Statistics Norway.
Rønsen, M. (2001). Market work, child care and the division of household labour : adaptations of Norwegian mothers before and after the cash-for-care reform. Oslo: Statistisk sentralbyrå.
Rønsen, M., & Sundström, M. (2002). Family Policy and After-Birth Employment Among New Mothers - A Comparison of Finland, Norway and Sweden. European Journal of Population, 18(2), 121-152.
Sandvik, H. (2005). Decision-making on marital property in Norway, 1500-1800. In M. Ågren & A. L. Erickson (eds.), The Marital economy in Scandinavia and Britain, 1400-1900
 pp. 169-195). Aldershot: Ashgate.
Skevik, A. (2003). Children of the welfare state: Individuals with entitlements, or hidden in the family? Journal of Social Policy, 32, 423-440.
Skevik, A. (2004). Family economy workers or caring mothers? Male breadwinning and widows' pensions in Norway and the UK. Feminist Economics, 10(2), 91-113.
Skevik, A. (2005). Women's citizenship in the time of activation: The case of lone mothers in "needs-based" welfare states. Social Politics, 12(1), 42-66.
Skrede, K. (1999). Gender equality in the labour market : still a distant goal? Oslo: Statistics Norway.
Skrede, K. (2002). Towards gender equality in Norway's young generations? In J. Carling (ed.), Nordic demography: Trends and differentials pp. 191-218). Oslo: Unipub Nordic Demographic Society.
Skrede, K. (2003). Gender, generations and life courses in the melting pot. In Natalie Rogoff Ramsøy (1924-2002): En pioner i norsk og internasjonal sosiologi - et minneskrift pp. 58-85). Oslo: Norsk institutt for forskning om oppvekst, velferd og aldring.
Skærbæk, E. (2001). Who cares: ethical interaction and sexual difference (Vol. nr 2). Oslo: Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo.
Soerlie, V., Talseth, A. G., & Norberg, A. (1997). Male nurses - Reasons for entering and experiences of being in the profession. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 11(2), 113-118.
Spilling, O. R., & Berg, N. G. (2002). Gender and small business management : the case of Norway in the 1990s. Trondheim: Geografisk institutt, NTNU.
Widerberg, K. (2006). Embodying modern times - Investigating tiredness. Time & Society, 15(1), 105-120.
Women, work and economics : conference report. (1998). Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers
Aanstad, S., & Bruland, K. (2002). Women in economic and social history : research directory for the Nordic countries. Oslo: Department of History, University of Oslo.