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Vegard Jarness

Postdoctoral fellow
  • E-mailVegard.Jarness@uib.no
  • Phone+47 922 16 921
  • Visitor Address
    Rosenbergsgt. 39
    Room 
    208
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 Bergen

Social stratification

Class analysis

Cultural sociology

Sociology of elites

Qualitative research interviews

 

Research group affiliation at the department: Work, Knowledge, Economy and Education

2017. "Social Space and Cultural Class Divisions: Forms of Capital and Contemporary Lifestyle Differentiation", British Journal of Sociology. (with Flemmen, M. and Rosenlund, L.) 

2017. "Viewpoints and Points of View: Situating Symbolic Boundaries in Social Space", European Societies.

2017. "Class, Culture and Culinary Tastes: Cultural Distinctions and Social Class Divisions in Contemporary Norway". Sociology. (with Flemmen, M. and Hjellbrekke, J.)

2017. "'I'm Not a Snob, But...' Class Boundaries and the Downplaying of Difference". Poetics. (with Friedman, S.)

2015. "Modes of Consumption: From 'What' to 'How' in Cultural Stratification Research", Poetics.

2015. "Cultural vs. Economic Capital: Symbolic Boundaries Within the Middle Class", Sociology.

2015. "Distinctions égalitaristes: le cas de la Norvège", in Lebaron, F. and Le Roux, B. (eds.) La méthodologie de Pierre Bourdieu en action: Espace culturel, espace social et analyse des donnees. Paris: Dunod. (With Hjellbrekke, J. and Korsnes, O.)

2015. "La sociologie des practiques culturelles après La Distinction", in Lebaron, F. and Le Roux, B. (eds.) La méthodologie de Pierre Bourdieu en action: Espace culturel, espace social et analyse des donnees. Paris: Dunod. (With Lebaron, F., Hjellbrekke, J., Korsnes, O., Prieur, A. and Rosenlund, L.)

2015. "Cultural Distinctions in an 'Egalitarian' Society", i Coulangeon, P and Duval, J. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Bourdieu's Distinction. London: Routledge. (With Hjellbrekke, J. and Korsnes, O.)

2014. "Symbolske skillelinjer", in Hansen, M.N., Hjellbrekke, J. and Korsnes, O. (eds.) Elite og klasse i et egalitært samfunn. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.

2013. Class, Status, Closure: The Petropolis and Cultural Life. PhD thesis, University of Bergen.

2007. Heretiske gitarer. Eller: Symbolske grenser i den norske punk/hardcorescenen. MA thesis, University of Bergen.

2005. "The Kids Will Have Their Say." in 3T: Tidsskrift for teori og teater, nr 15-16.

2004. "Fortapt på supermarkedet: Jean Baudrillard og konsumsamfunnet." in Atrium, nr 3.

Journal articles
  • Flemmen, Magne; Hjellbrekke, Johannes; Jarness, Vegard. 2017. "Class, Culture and Culinary Tastes: Cultural Distinctions and Social Class Divisions in Contemporary Norway". Sociology. Published 2017-01-26. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038516673528
  • Flemmen, Magne; Jarness, Vegard; Rosenlund, Lennart. 2017. Social space and cultural class divisions: the forms of capital and contemporary lifestyle differentiation. British Journal of Sociology. 30 pages. Published 2017-08-17. doi: 10.1111/1468-4446.12295
  • Jarness, Vegard. 2015. Cultural vs Economic Capital: Symbolic Boundaries within the Middle Class. Sociology. doi: DOI: 10.1177/0038038515596909
  • Jarness, Vegard. 2015. Modes of consumption: From 'what' to 'how' in cultural stratification research. Poetics (Amsterdam. Print). 53: 65-79. doi: 10.1016/j.poetic.2015.08.002
  • Jarness, Vegard. 2013. Bourdieus praksisteori. Morgenbladet. 1 pages. Published 2013-09-27.
  • Jarness, Vegard. 2005. The Kids Will Have Their Say. 3t : tidsskrift for teori og teater. 15-16.
  • Jarness, Vegard. 2004. Fortapt på supermarkedet: Jean Baudrillard og konsumsamfunnet. Atrium, Studentmagasinet for HF-fakultetet, UIB. 3.
Reports and theses
  • Jarness, Vegard. 2013. Class, Status, Closure: The Petropolis and Cultural Life. University of Bergen.
  • Jarness, Vegard. 2007. Heretiske gitarer. Eller: Symbolske grenser i den norske punk/hardcorescenen. Universitetet i Bergen. 111 pages.
Book sections
  • Hjellbrekke, Johannes; Jarness, Vegard; Korsnes, Olav. 2015. Cultural Distinctions in an 'Egalitarian' Society. 11, pages 187-206. In:
    • Coulangeon, Philippe; Duval, Julien. 2015. The Routledge Companion to Bourdieu's 'Distinction'. Routledge. 326 pages. ISBN: 978-0-415-72727-3.
  • Hjellbrekke, Johannes; Jarness, Vegard; Korsnes, Olav. 2015. Distinctions egalitaristes. Kapittel 7, pages 131-150. In:
    • Lebaron, Frédéric; Le Roux, Brigitte. 2015. La methodologie de Pierre Bourdieu en action. Espace culturel, espace social et analyse des donnees. Dunod Editeur. 250 pages. ISBN: 978-2-10-070384-5.
  • Lebaron, Frédéric; Hjellbrekke, Johannes; Jarness, Vegard; Korsnes, Olav; Prieur, Annick Ingrid; Rosenlund, Lennart. 2015. La sociologie des pratiques culturelles après La Distinction: un etat des enjeux. Kapittel 5, pages 81-97. In:
    • Lebaron, Frédéric; Le Roux, Brigitte. 2015. La methodologie de Pierre Bourdieu en action. Espace culturel, espace social et analyse des donnees. Dunod Editeur. 250 pages. ISBN: 978-2-10-070384-5.
  • Jarness, Vegard. 2014. Symbolske skillelinjer. 13, pages 229-248. In:
    • Korsnes, Olav; Hansen, Marianne Nordli; Hjellbrekke, Johannes. 2014. Elite og klasse i et egalitært samfunn. Universitetsforlaget. 268 pages. ISBN: 978-82-15-02183-6.

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Education

PhD Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, 2013

MA Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, 2007

BA Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, 2004 

Positions/academic work experience

Postdoc., Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, 2014-

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, 2013

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, 2013

Researcher, Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, 2012 - 2013

Research fellow/PhD candidate, Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, 2008 – 2012

Administrative experience

Member and treasurer of Norsk Sosiologforening Vestlandet, 2009-2013

Member of the department board, Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, 2011-2012

Research stays

Visiting scholar, UC Berkeley Sociology Department, 2011

Visiting scholar, Department of Sociology, The University of York, 2011 

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"Class and Status: The Homology of Social Divisions and Lifestyles", BSA conference, Bristol, 06.06.16 (with Magne Flemmen, University of Oslo)

"'I’m Not A Snob, But…': Class Boundaries and The Downplaying of Difference", BSA conference, Bristol, 05.06.16 (with Sam Friedman, LSE)

"Snobbery and Egalitarianism: Overt and Covert Symbolic Boundaries in Norway and the UK", Changing Elites in Europe conference, London School of Economic and Political Science, 26.11.15. (with Sam Friedman, LSE).

"Cultural Class Divisions: Symbolic Boundaries in an 'Egalitarian' Society", Department of Sociology, London School of Economic and Political Science, 07.10.15.

"Klasse, status og sosial lukning", Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen, 04.05.15

"Elite og klasse i et egalitært samfunn", Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, 19.11.14 (with Olav Korsnes og Johs. Hjellbrekke)

"Symbolske skillelinjer", Classes and Elites Research Seminar, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, 28.10.14

"Revisiting Closure Theory", Knowledge, Status and Power Conference, SciencesPo., Paris, 24.10.14 (with Magne Flemmen, University of Oslo)

"Cultural vs. Economic Capital: Symbolic Boundaries Within the Middle Class", SCUD 2.0 network meeting, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, 19.09.14

"Sosiologien om klasse, status og livsstil", Norges kreative høyskole, 22.05.14

”Social klass och livsstil: Smakens  sociala fördelning”, Department of Education, Uppsala University, 07.05.14

”Symbolske skillelinjer og sosial lukning”, Department of Education, Uppsala University, 07.05.14

"Stavangerian Distinctions", Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, 31.03.14.

“Petropolis and Cultural Life: Processes of Social Stratification in the City of Stavanger”, Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, 30.11.11.

“Modes of Consumption and the Differential Distribution of Cultural Tastes”, EES Workshop, The University of York, 27.10.11.

“Cultural Distinctions, Domination and Legitimacy”, EES Workshop, Centre franco-norvégien en sciences sociales et humaines, Paris, 28.10.10.

“Ingen unntak uten regler: Fra «hva» til «hvordan» i debatten om livsstil og ulikhet”, Vinterseminaret, NSF, Spidsbergseter, 29.01.10.

“Every Exception Has Its Rule: From 'What' to 'How' in the Cultural Omnivore Debate”, SCUD network meeting, University of Manchester, 22.04.09.

 

Individual research projects  

The UiB funded PhD project “Class, Status, Closure: The Petropolis and Cultural Life”, 2008-2013

Collective research projects/networks

Member of the ongoing RCN funded ISPSAM project “New Directions in Studies of Social Differentiation, Power, Class, Status and Elite”, directed by Professor Olav Korsnes, University of Bergen, 2012–

Member of the ongoing French Research Council and AURORA/RCN funded research project “Comparative Investigations of French and Norwegian Social Space: A Franco-Norwegian Research Project”, directed by Professor Frédéric Lebaron, Université de Picardie-Jules Verne à Amiens and Professor Lennart Rosenlund, University of Stavanger, 2010–

Member of the RCN funded FRISAM research project “Elites in an Egalitarian Society”, directed by Professor Olav Korsnes, University of Bergen in cooperation with Professor Marianne Nordli Hansen, University of Oslo and Professor Johs. Hjellbrekke, University of Bergen, 2009-2013.

Member of the Danish Research Council funded network “Network for the Studies of Cultural Distinctions and Social Differentiation (SCUD)”, directed by Professor Annick Prieur, Aalborg University in cooperation with Professor Mike Savage, London School of Economics and Social Science, 2008-2011.