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  • The personal is political yet again: Bringing struggles between gender equality and gendered next of kin onto the feminist agenda 

    Lotherington, Ann Therese; Obstfelder, Aud; Ursin, Gøril (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-18)
    In spite of feminist criticism of the welfare state, Norwegian society is frequently perceived as gender-equal. As a truism of public discourse, gender equality affirms a neoliberal understanding of individuals as able to act independently and to freely choose their course in life. This article disrupts that truism with an analysis of a transitional process that occurred to a seemingly free and ...
  • (En)Gendering Change in Small-scale Fisheries and Fishing Communities in a Globalized World, Guest Editorial 

    Frangoudes, Katia; Gerrard, Siri (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-28)
    <i>Introduction</i>: This thematic collection, entitled “(En)Gendering Change in Small-scale Fisheries and Fishing Communities in a Globalized World”, emerged many years ago and finally materialized, thanks to the support of the Cluster “Women & Gender in Fisheries” of Too Big To Ignore, and the Working Group “Gendered Seas” of Ocean Past Platform (OPP) a European Union COST Action. In order to ...
  • Citizenship as Distributed Achievements: Shaping New Conditions for an Everyday Life with Dementia 

    Ursin, Gøril; Lotherington, Ann Therese (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-02-01)
    Citizenship for people with a disability has become a notable subject within disability studies, but dementia has only sparingly been included in these studies. However, an important international debate on citizenship for people with dementia is emerging, highlighting rights, empowerment, agency, and new socio-political understandings. Yet, even though these studies often entail a relational ...
  • Mobility Practices and Gender Contracts: Changes in Gender Relations in Coastal Areas of Norway 

    Gerrard, Siri (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-09-26)
    This article addresses the relationship between gender contracts and mobility practices in fishery communities of Norway’s High North, mainly Skarsvåg, Finnmark. By combining perspectives from gender research, anthropology and geography, the aim of this article is to contribute to a greater understanding of the interrelations between structural, material, and cultural changes in the context of ...
  • Strange encounters in place stories 

    Kielland, Ingrid Marie (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    This paper will explore place stories as a site of encounter between different constructions of place, indigeneity and strangers. The paper shows how place stories used by local actors debating a would-be Olympic bid from the Northern Norwegian town Tromsø/Romsa were premised on different versions of ‘us’, ‘they’ and ‘the strangers’. While indigenous Sami pasts and presents of the town were drawn ...
  • The Association Between Commonly Investigated User Factors and Various Types of eHealth Use for Self-Care of Type 2 Diabetes:Case of First-Generation Immigrants From Pakistan in the Oslo Area, Norway 

    Tatara, Naoe; Hammer, Hugo Lewi; Andreassen, Hege; Mirkovic, Jelena; Kjøllesdal, Marte Karoline Råberg (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background: Sociodemographic and health-related factors are often investigated for their association with the active use of electronic health (eHealth). The importance of such factors has been found to vary, depending on the purpose or means of eHealth and the target user groups. Pakistanis are one of the biggest immigrant groups in the Oslo area, Norway. Due to an especially high risk of developing ...
  • Reproducing the Indigenous: John Møller’s Studio Portraits of Greenlanders in Context 

    Høvik, Ingeborg (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-30)
    Between 1889 and 1922, John Møller (1867–1935), the first professional Greenlandic photographer, produced more than 3000 glass plate negatives documenting life in Western Greenland around the turn of the twentieth century. Rooted in an internal understanding of self, Møller’s photographs played an important part in the formation of a contemporary image of Greenlandic indigenous identity. At the same ...
  • Rettferdighet - Anmeldelse av Halsaa og Hellum (red), 2010 

    Lotherington, Ann Therese (Others; Andre, 2010)
  • Gender, citizenship and dementia care: a scoping review of studies to inform policy and future research 

    Bartlett, Ruth L.; Gjernes, Trude Karine Olaug; Lotherington, Ann Therese; Obstfelder, Aud (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-03-17)
    Gender is a neglected dimension in public discourse related to people with dementia. Those living with this condition are typically portrayed in policies and strategies in gender neutral terms as ‘people with dementia’ and ‘family carers’ as if gender does not matter, when clearly it does. The purpose of this scoping review was to take stock of knowledge about gender differences in relation to ...
  • No place for old women: a critical inquiry into age in later working life 

    Lotherington, Ann Therese; Obstfelder, Aud; Halford, Susan (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-02-11)
    Western countries currently face pressing demands to transform the labour market participation of older workers, in order to address the pressing economic and social challenges of an ageing population. However, in this article we argue that our understanding of older workers is limited by a dominant discourse that emphasises individuals rather than organisations; and valorises youth as the performative ...
  • The Arctic Playground of Europe: Sir Martin Conway's Svalbard 

    Ryall, Anka (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    The development of tourism is a significant aspect of the processes of modernity in the High Arctic. This article discusses the British art historian and mountaineer Sir William Martin Conway's two travelogues, The First Crossing of Spitsbergen (1897) and With Ski and Sledge over Arctic Glaciers (1898), in terms of a pioneering tourist approach to the archipelago of Svalbard. Unlike earlier yachting ...
  • Framing the Arctic: Reconsidering Roald Amundsen's Gjøa Expedition Imagery 

    Høvik, Ingeborg (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    In 1906 Roald Amundsen’s Gjøa Expedition returned to Norway after three years in the Arctic. The first to complete a Northwest Passage by sea, the expedition also brought back a substantial amount of ethnographic material concerning the Netsilik Inuit, with whom Amundsen and his crew had been in sustained contact during their stay on King William Island in Nunavut between 1903 and 1905. This ...
  • Digitalisering av arbeidsflyt på sykehus - konsekvenser for legers arbeidshverdag 

    Lotherington, Ann Therese; Obstfelder, Aud (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Digitization of workflow in hospitals – consequences for physicians’ everyday work practices <p>The article analyses digitization of hospital work with Electronic Patient Record (EPR) as example. The analytical perspective is Science and Technology Studies (STS), and scientific methods are survey and in-depth interviews. Survey data indicate that physicians consider themselves as competent users ...