• Becoming Spatially Embedded: Findings from a Study on Rural Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Norway 

      Munkejord, Mai Camilla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Objective: The purpose of this article is to offer a nuanced understanding of (immigrant)entrepreneurship as a socio-economic and spatially embedded practice by analysing data from a qualitative study in Finnmark, in northernmost Norway. Research Design & Methods: The article is based on a qualitative fieldwork including business visits and in-depth interviews. The transcripts from the interviews ...
    • His or her work-life Balance? Experiences of self-employed immigrant parents 

      Munkejord, Mai Camilla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-10-26)
      The question of how to achieve ‘work–life balance’ has been a central debate for several decades. Hitherto, this subject has primarily been explored in organizational contexts; less is known in the context of self-employment. This article advances our understanding of work–life balance by analysing the everyday stories of self-employed immigrant parents in Norway. In this study, work– life balance ...
    • Hjemme best? En tematisk analyse av eldres fortellinger om omsorg og trygghet i eget hjem Home sweet home? 

      Munkejord, Mai Camilla; Eggebø, Helga; Schönfelder, Walter (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-22)
      Denne artikkelen undersøker hvordan eldre kvinner og menn med varierende omsorgsbehov opplever sitt hjem. Hva bidrar til å skape trygghet i egen bolig, og hva er deres tanker om og eventuelt erfaringer med flytting? Artikkelen analyserer data fra hjemmebesøk og dybdeintervjuer med 28 eldre kvinner og menn bosatt i to distriktskommuner. Studien belyser ulike dimensjoner som er med på å skape trygghet ...
    • ‘I Work With my Heart’: Experiences of Migrant Care Workers in a Northern, Rural Context 

      Munkejord, Mai Camilla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-27)
      In Norway, long-term care needs are rising rapidly. Due to the dual-earner family model and the fact that many people live far away from frail parents and other dependent family members, the growing care needs may not be met through informal care. Through the Nordic welfare system, formal care services are provided to all citizens in need of care, regardless of their age, income or family relations. ...
    • Immigrant Entrepreneurship Contextualised: Becoming a Female Migrant Entrepreneur in Rural Norway 

      Munkejord, Mai Camilla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Purpose – This paper aims to address the rural and gender gaps in the immigrant entrepreneurship literature by exploring the start-up stories of 18 female immigrants who currently run a business in northernmost Norway. <br>Design/methodology/approach – The paper is based on a qualitative fieldwork including business visits and in-depth interviews. The transcripts from the interviews were analysed ...
    • "Jeg jobber med hjertet" Innvandreres erfaringer med å arbeide i helse- og omsorgssektoren 

      Munkejord, Mai Camilla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Til tross for innvandrernes økende andel og betydning i det profesjonelle helse- og omsorgsarbeidet i alle deler av landet, er vår kunnskap om denne gruppen fortsatt begrenset. Denne artikkelen analyserer dybdeintervjuer med 17 innvandrere i Finnmark med vekt på relasjonelle aspekter i deres fortellinger om å arbeide som helse- og omsorgsarbeidere. Migrantene legger vekt på sin evne til å ...
    • Local and transnational networking among female immigrant entrepreneurs in peripheral rural contexts: Perspectives on Russians in Finnmark, Norway 

      Munkejord, Mai Camilla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-06-25)
      Social networks are vital to the start-up and development of new businesses. In immigrant entrepreneurship research, the key role of co-ethnic networks has been particularly highlighted. However, there is a lack of knowledge about the networking practices of immigrants who start businesses in a rural context where co-ethnic communities do not exist. In order to address this gap, this article highlights ...