Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Gender Research in Norway

A selection of research publications on power and decision-making by gender researchers from Norway - published 1996-2006. Published research with gender perspective dated after 2006 can be found at Kilden.
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
Berggren, M., Nikula, V., & Silvell, M. (2003 ). Steg för steg : att arbeta med gender mainstreaming som strategi = Step by step : strategic work with gender mainstreaming. København Nordiska ministerrådet.
Bergqvist, C., & Borchorst, A. (1999). Equal democracies?: gender and politics in the Nordic countries. Oslo: Scandinavian University Press.
Birkelund, G. E. (1997). Women and social class - towards a more complete picture. Sosiologisk tidsskrift, 5(2), 145-165.
Blom, I. (1996). Nation, Class, Gender - Scandinavia at the Turn of the Century. Scandinavian Journal of History, 21(1), 1-16.
Blom, I. (1998). Change or Continuity in European Gender Relations? In Women and Political Change. Perspectives from Eastern Europe : selected papers from the Fifth World Congress of Central and East European Studies, Warsaw, 1995 pp. 27-42). New York: St. Martin's Press.
Blom, I. (2000). Gender and Nation States: An International Comparative Perspective. In Nationalism and Gender Order in the Long Nineteenth Century pp. 3-26). Oxford Berg Publishers.
Blom, I., Hagemann, K., & Hall, C. (2000). Gendered Nations: Nationalism and Gender Order in the Long Nineteeth Century. Oxford Berg Publishers.
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. (2005). Doing rural masculinity - From logging to outfield tourism. Journal Of Gender Studies, 14(1), 13-22.
Crossing borders : re-mapping women's movements at the turn of the 21st century (2004). Rømer Christensen, H., Halsaa, B., & Saarinen, A. (Eds.). Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark.
Danbolt, I. L., Gumbonzvanda, N., & Karamé, K. H. (2005). Towards achieving the MDGs in Sudan: centrality of women's leadership and gender equality. Oslo: The Government of Norway.
Datta, A. (2002). Our worlds, our lives: gender equality and governance in the Indian and Norwegian contexts. Trondheim: Senter for kvinne- og kjønnsforskning, Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet.
Engelstad, E. (2004). F-word? Feminist Gender Archaeology. In T. Østigård, N. Anfinset, T. Sætersdal & R. Håland (eds.), Combining the past and the present : archaeological perspectives on society : proceedings from the conference 'Pre-history in a global perspective' held in Bergen, August 31st - September 2nd 2001, in honour of professor Randi Haaland's 60th anniversary pp. 39-45). Oxford Archaeopress.
Falkenberg, J. (2003). Decreasing numbers at increasing levels: An investigation of the gender imbalance at NHH. Gender, Work & Organization, 10(2), 175-193.
Feminism 2000: biology, technology, politics : conference report (2000). Haukanes, H. (Ed.). Bergen: Centre for Women's and Gender Research, University of Bergen.
Frånberg, G.-M., & Skålnes, S. (1998). The social construction of gender in different cultural contexts. Stockholm: Fritzes.
Gender equality in Tunisia and Norway: report from the seminar at Fafo 13.-17. February 1998 (1998). Stokke, L. J. (Ed.). Oslo: Fafo.
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.
Graff, I. (2005). Empowerment, accountability and equality: quotas for women in international law and Pakistani politics. Oslo: Institutt for offentlig rett, Universitetet i Oslo.
Grönroos, M., & Lorenzen, E. (2003). Jämställdhetsstatistik i Norden: kartläggning av status år 2002 = Statistics on gender equality in the Nordic countries : a survey of the status 2002. København: Nordisk ministerråd.
Hagemann, G. (2002). Citizenship and social order: Gender politics in twentieth-century Norway and Sweden. Womens History Review, 11(3), 417-429.
Hagemann, G. (2002). Housewife or Citizen? The Dilemma of Twentieth-Century Gender Politics. In Pathways to the Past: Essays in Honour of Sølvi Sogner pp. 152-162). Oslo Novus forlag.
Halsaa, B. (2002). The History of the Women's Movement in Norway. In R. Braidotti & G. Griffin (eds.), Thinking differently : a reader in European women's studies ). London Zed Books.
Halsaa, B. (2004). Bed of Roses: Academic Feminism 1880-1980. In H. Rømer Christensen, B. Halsaa & A. Saarinen (eds.), Crossing Borders : Re-mapping Women's Movements at the Turn of the 21st Century pp. 81-99). Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark.
Heidar, K., & Pedersen, K. (2006). Party feminism: Gender gaps within Nordic political parties. Scandinavian Political Studies, 29(3), 192-218.
Hjorthol, R. (2001). Gendered aspects of time related to everyday journeys. Acta sociologica, 44(1), 37-49.
Holter, Ø. G. (1997). Gender, patriarchy and capitalism : a social forms analysis. Oslo: Work Research Institute.
Holter, Ø. G., Riesenfeld, V., & Scambor, E. (2005). "We don't have anything like that here!": organisations, men and gender equality. In R. Puchert, M. Gärtner & S. Höyng (eds.), Work changes gender : men and equality in the transition of labour forms pp. 73-104). Opladen, Germany: Barbara Budrich Publ.
Hoogensen, G., & Stuvoy, K. (2006). Gender, resistance and human security. Security Dialogue, 37(2), 207-228.
Hovden, J. (2000). "Heavyweight" men and younger women : the gendering of selection processes in Norwegian sport organizations. NORA : Nordic Journal for Women's Studies, 8(1), 17-32.
Hovden, J. (2000). Short communications : gender and leadership selection processes in Norwegian sporting organizations. International review for the sociology of sport, 35(1), 75-82.
Hovden, J. (2005). When women take the lead : Olga Olaussen as local trail blazer in sports leadership. In A. R. Hofmann & E. Trangbæk (eds.), International perspectives on sporting women in past and present : a Festschrift for Gertrud Pfister pp. 273-290). København University of Copehagen, Institute of exercise and sport sciences.
Hovden, J. (2006). The gender order as a policy issue in sport : a study of Norwegian sports organizations. NORA : Nordic Journal for Women's Studies, 14(1), 41-53.
Instead of the ideal debate : doing politics and doing gender in Nordic political campaign discourse (2001). Gomard, K., & Krogstad, A. (Eds.). Århus: Aarhus University Press.
Johnsen, B. (2001). Sport, masculinities and power relations in prison. Oslo: Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education.
Kjeldstad, R. (2001). Gender policies and gender equality In M. Kautto (ed.), Nordic welfare states in the European context pp. 66-97). London: Routledge.
Kjeldstad, R., & Kristiansen, J. E. (2001). Constructing a regional gender equality index : reflections on a first experience with Norwegian data. Statistical journal of the United Nations, 18, 41-49.
Knutsen, O. (2001). Social class, sector employment, and gender as party cleavages in the Scandinavian countries: A comparative longitudinal study, 1970-95. Scandinavian Political Studies, 24(4), 311-350.
Kraft, S.-E. (1999). The sex problem : political aspects of gender discourse in the Theosophical Society 1875-1930. Bergen: University of Bergen, IKRR - Dept. of the History of Religions.
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-.
Kvande, E. (2006). Doing gender in organizations. Bergen: Fagbokforlaget.
Kværner, K. J., Aasland, O. G., & Botten, G. (1999). Female medical leadership: cross sectional study. British Medical Journal, 318(7176), 91-94.
Lippe, G. v. d. (2000). Heresy as a victorious political practice : grass-roots politics in Norwegian sports 1972-1975. International review for the sociology of sport, 35(2), 181-198.
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.
Munk-Madsen, E. (1998). The Norwegian fishing quota system: Another patriarchal construction? Society & Natural Resources, 11(3), 229-240.
Nordic equality at a crossroads : feminist legal studies coping with difference (2004). Pylkkänen, A., Svensson, E.-M., & Niemi-Kiesiläinen, J. (Eds.). Aldershot: Ashgate.
Nordisk likestillingssamarbeide 2001-2005 : Nordic co-operation programme on gender equality 2001-2005. (2002). København: Nordisk ministerråd.
Pettersen, L. T., & Solbakken, H. (1998). Empowerment as a strategy for change for farm women in western industrialized countries. Sociologia Ruralis, 38(3), 318-.
Representing : gender, ethnicity and nation in word and image (2001). Granqvist, K., & Spring, U. (Eds.). Tromsø: Kvinnforsk.
Responsible selves : women in the Nordic legal culture (2001). Nousiainen, K. (Ed.). Aldershot: Ashgate.
Rimeslåtten, A. K. (2004). Equality, democracy and participation in Norwegian sports : equal opportunities or gender difference? : a study of female employees and elected representatives in the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports. London: London School of Economics and Political Science.
Raaum, N. C. (2005). Gender equality and political representation: A Nordic comparison. West European Politics, 28(4), 872-897.
Selle, P. (1998). The Norwegian Voluntary Sector and Civil Society in Transition : Women as Catalysts for Deep-Seated Change. In D. Rueschemeyer, M. Rueschemeyer & B. Wittrock (eds.), Participation and democracy East and West : comparisons and interpretations ). Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe.
Skjeie, H. (1997). Research on women in political, social and economic decision making in Norway. Oslo: Universitetet i Oslo, Institutt for statsvitenskap.
Skjeie, H. (1998). Agendas of change: gender politics in Norway. In A. Karam (ed.), Women in parliament: beyond numbers). Stockholm: Idea.
Skjeie, H. (2001). Quotas, parity and the discursive dangers of difference. In J. Klausen & C. S. Maier (eds.), Has liberalism failed women? Assuring equal representation in Europe and the United States). New York: Palgrave.
Skjeie, H. (2005). Gender Equality: On Travel Metaphors and Duties to Yield". In S. Hellsten, A. M. Holli & K. Daskalova (eds.), Women’s Citizenship and Political Rights). London: Palgrave
Skjeie, H., & Siim, B. (2000). Scandinavian feminist debates on citizenship. International Political Science Review, 21(4), 345-360.
Skjeie, H., & Teigen, M. (2005). Political constructions of gender equality : travelling towards ... a gender balanced society? NORA : Nordic Journal for Women's Studies, 13(3), 187-197.
Skjønsberg, E. (2000). Handbook in gender and empowerment assessment : women & men. Oslo: NORAD.
Stølen, K. A. (1996). The decency of inequality: gender, power and social change on the Argentine prairie. Oslo: Scandinavian University Press.
Verstad, B. (1998). Cracking the glass ceiling: The story of the election process in the Norwegian Farmers Union in 1997. Sociologia Ruralis, 38(3), 409-.
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.
Wikan, U. (2000). Citizenship on Trial: Nadia´s Case. Dædalus, 129(4), 55-76.
Wikan, U. (2003). The case for citizenship as social contract : a tale of two girls. In J. Friedman (ed.), Globalization, the state, and violence pp. 141-161). Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press.
Wollebaek, D., & Selle, P. (2004). The role of women in the transformation of the organizational society in Norway. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 33(3), 120S-144S.
Women's Movement and Internationalisation: "The Third Wave"? (2000). Saarinen, A., Christensen, H. R., & Halsaa, B. (Eds.). University of Oulu.