Welfare state

Immigrants embrace the Norwegian father’s quota

16 August 2016
Men from Central and Southern Europe like the fact that the father’s quota is already negotiated and indisputable.

Helga Hernes - The mother of state feminism and gender quotas

10 December 2015
State feminism. Gender quotas. Women’s research. Nobody can say that political scientist and gender equality strategist Helga Hernes (77) hasn’t left any traces behind.

Happy despite work-family conflict

12 October 2015
Notwithstanding the welfare state, employed mothers in Scandinavia experience just as much conflict between work and family life as mothers in Southern Europe, but the Scandinavian mothers are happier.

Dreams of a welfare state

5 October 2015
Women in Southern Europe wish they could live under a Nordic-style welfare state so they could improve their lives as women. But the financial crisis has made their dreams less realistic than ever. This is according to John Eriksen, a researcher at the Norwegian Social Research Institute and the co-editor of a new book on women’s lives in Europe.

Gender equality politics cause problems when minority families meet the Child Welfare Services

25 September 2015
Parents with minority background are perceived as second-rate parents compared to the Child Welfare Service's ideals regarding Norwegian gender equality.

Why Norwegian birth rates are higher than in the rest of Europe

25 September 2015
The Norwegian birth rate is higher than in the rest of Europe not only because they put their faith in the welfare state. They can’t imagine a good life without children.

The Child Welfare Service prefers mum to dad

28 August 2015
If mummy is an addict or suffers from psychological dysfunctions, the Norwegian Child Welfare Service takes extensive measures. If daddy has similar problems, he is asked to leave his family.

Publications

Author(s):
Helga Eggebø, Lundberg, Aase, Teigen, Mari
Published: 2022
Author(s):
Peterson, Anna M.
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Eriksen, Astrid M. A., Ketil Lenert Hansen, Cecilie Javo and Berit Schei
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Steder, Frank Brundtlan (ed.)
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Irvin, Jill A. and Cindy Simon Rosenthal et al. (eds.)
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Farstad, Gunhild R. and Kari Stefansen
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Lian, Olaug S. and Hilde Bondevik
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Løkeland, Mette
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Fyhri, Aslak and Nils Fearnley
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Ytterstad, Elinor og Tormod Brenn
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Triandafyllidou, Anna and Sabrina Marchetti (eds.)
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Eriksen, Marianne Hem, Unn Pedersen, Bernt Rundberget, Irmelin Axelsen and Heidi Lund Berg (eds.)
Published: 2015
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Published: 2015
Author(s):
Pini, Barbara, Berit Brandth and Jo Little (eds.)
Published: 2015

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