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The case study "Disability, Independence and Care in the United Kingdom and Norway: An International Social Research Methods Case Study", carried out by Professor Karen Christensen is included as a learning case in the SAGE research methoods database.
Non-Western immigrants in Norway have more sickness absence than other immigrants and native Norwegians. Measured in wages, income, and positions of authority, non-Western immigrants have less favourable jobs.
In this article our professors Johs. Hjellbrekke and Olav Korsnes discuss how Pierre Bourdieu’s (1930-2002) theory of fields can be applied in comparative studies of the field of power.