Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Gender Research in Norway

Publications
A selection of research publications on health and reproductive rights by gender researchers in Norway, published 1996-2006. Published research with gender perspective dated after 2006 can be found at Kilden.
Attanapola, C. T. (2005). Unravelling women's stories of health: female workers' experiences of work, gender roles and empowerment relating to health in Katunayake export-processing zone, Sri Lanka (Vol. 2005:218). Trondheim: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management, Department of Geography.
Blom, I. (2004). Contagious women and male clients: public policies to prevent venereal diseases in Norway, 1888-1960. Scandinavian Journal of History, 29 (2), 97-117.
Foss, C., & Hofoss, D. (2004). Patients' voices on satisfaction: unheeded women and maltreated men? Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 18(3), 273-280.
Gjesdal, S. (2001). The role of gender in long-term sickness absence and transition to permanent disability benefits : results from a multiregister based, prospective study in Norway 1990-1995. Bergen: Program for helseøkonomi i Bergen.
Hellum, A. (2006). From human development to human rights. a Southern African perspective on women's and teenage girls' right to reproductive choice, 33(1), 53-82.
Kjelsas, E., & Augestad, L. B. (2004). Gender, eating behavior, and personality characteristics in physically active students. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science In Sports, 14(4), 258-268.
Gender and disability research in the Nordic countries (2004). Kristiansen, K., & Rannveig, T. (Eds.). Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Lewis, J. (2002). Mobilising gender issues: report from the "Living for tomorrow" project on youth, gender and HIV/AIDS prevention. Oslo: NIKK.
Lewis, J. (2003). Gendering prevention practices: a practical guide to working with gender in sexual safety and HIV/AIDS awareness education. Oslo: NIKK.
Lewis, J., & Clift, S. (2001). Challenging gender issues: report on findings from the "Living for tomorrow" project about young people's attitudes to men, women and sex. Oslo: NIKK.
Lie, M. (2002). Science as father? Sex and gender in the age of reproductive technologies. European Journal of Women's Studies, 9(4), 381-399.
Lindstrom, T. C. (1999). Coping with bereavement in relation to different feminine gender roles. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 40(1), 33-41.
Lippe, G. v. d. (2000). Hysterization of womens' bodies : legitimation of the gendered body in a sport and a health context in Norway from 1890 to 1950. In J. Hansen & N. K. Nielsen (eds.), Sports, body and health pp. 105-121). Odense Odense University Press.
Lippe, G. v. d. (2000). Medical texts on gender, sexuality, and sport in Norway, 1890-1950: Changing metaphors on feminities and masculinities. Journal of Sport History, 27(3), 481-495.
Malterud, K. (1999). The (gendered) construction of diagnosis interpretation of medical signs in women patients. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 20(3), 275-286.
Malterud, K. (2000). Symptoms as a source of medical knowledge: Understanding medically unexplained disorders in women. Family Medicine, 32(9), 603-611.
Malterud, K. (2004). Responsible and responsive knowing in medical diagnosis : the medical gaze revisited. NORA : Nordic Journal for Women's Studies, 12(1), 8-19.
Malterud, K., Hollnagel, H., & Witt, K. (2001). Gendered health resources and coping - A study from general practice. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 29(3), 183-188.
Melberg, K. (2003). Farming, stress and psychological well-being: The case of Norwegian farm spouses. Sociologia Ruralis, 43(1), 56-.
Middelthon, A.-L. (2001). Being young and gay in the context of HIV: a qualitative study among young Norwegian gay men. Oslo: University of Oslo.
Odegard, E., & Bretteville-Jensen, A. L. (2002). Where have all the young girls gone or where do all the men come from? Change and lack of change in demographic characteristics of the Norwegian heroin user population. European Addiction Research, 8(3), 141-146.
Pape, H. (1997). Drinking, getting stoned or staying sober : a general population study of alcohol consumption, cannabis use, drinking-related problems and sobriety among young men and women (Vol. 14/97). Oslo: NOVA.
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.
Schou, I., Ekeberg, O., Ruland, C. M., & Karesen, R. (2002). Do women newly diagnosed with breast cancer and consulting surgeon assess decision-making equally? Breast, 11(5), 434-441.
Skærbæk, E. (2001). Who cares: ethical interaction and sexual difference (Vol. nr 2). Oslo: Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo.
Staib, A. L. (2001). Women's human rights and reproductive autonomy: the argument of development, illustrated through adolescent girls' right to choose protection from procreation and sexually transmitted diseases. Oslo: Institutt for offentlig rett, Universitetet i Oslo.
Sundby, J. (1999). Are women disfavoured in the estimation of Disability Adjusted Life Years and the Global Burden of Disease? Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 27(4), 279-285.
Thapa, S. B., & Hauff, E. (2005). Gender differences in factors associated with psychological distress among immigrants from low- and middle-income countries - Findings from the Oslo Health Study. Social Psychiatry And Psychiatric Epidemiology, 40(1), 78-84.
Torsheim, T., Ravens-Sieberer, U., Hetland, J., Valimaa, R., Danielson, M., & Overpeck, M. (2006). Cross-national variation of gender differences in adolescent subjective health in Europe and North America. Social Science & Medicine, 62(4), 815-827.
Vangen, S. (1996). Ethnicity and use of obstetrical analgesia : Do Pakistani women receive inadequate pain relief in labor? Ethnicity and Health, 1(2), 161-167.
Vangen, S., Stoltenberg, C., & Stray-Pedersen, B. (1999). Complaints and Complications in Pregnancy : a study of ethnic Norwegian and ethnic Pakistani women in Oslo. Ethnicity and Health, 4, 19-28.
Werner, A., Isaksen, L. W., & Malterud, K. (2004). 'I am not the kind of woman who complains of everything' - Illness stories on self and shame in women with chronic pain. Social Science & Medicine, 59(5), 1035-1045.
Werner, A., & Malterud, K. (2003). It is hard work behaving as a credible patient: encounters between women with chronic pain and their doctors. Social Science & Medicine, 57(8), 1409-1419.
Werner, A., & Malterud, K. (2005). "The pain isn't as disabling as it used to be": How can the patient experience empowerment instead of vulnerability in the consultation? Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 33, 41-46.