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Ann Nilsen

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  • E-mailAnn.Nilsen@uib.no
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    Rosenbergsgt. 39
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    Postboks 7802
    5020 Bergen
  1. Life course and biographical research with special focus on transitions in the life course 
  2. Cross-national comparative research and research methodology
  3. Methodological issues in biographical research
  4. Environmental sociology
  • Nilsen, Ann; Irwin, Sarah. 2019. Transitions to adulthood through recession. youth and inequality in a European comparative perspective. Routledge. 203 pages. ISBN: 978-0-367-35507-4.
  • Brannen, Julia; Vogt, Kristoffer Chelsom; Nilsen, Ann; Knight, Abigail. 2018. Transitions from school to work in Norway and Britain among three family generations of working-class men. Chapter 3, pages 35-55. In:
    • Irwin, Sarah; Nilsen, Ann. 2018. Transitions to Adulthood through Recession. Youth and Inequalitiy in a European Comparative Perspective. Routledge. 203 pages. ISBN: 978-1-138-29428-8.
  • Irwin, Sarah; Nilsen, Ann. 2018. Understanding youth transitions in difficult times. Kapittel 1, pages 1-17. In:
    • Irwin, Sarah; Nilsen, Ann. 2018. Transitions to Adulthood through Recession. Youth and Inequalitiy in a European Comparative Perspective. Routledge. 203 pages. ISBN: 978-1-138-29428-8.
  • Irwin, Sarah; Nilsen, Ann. 2018. Transitions to Adulthood through Recession. Youth and Inequalitiy in a European Comparative Perspective. Routledge. 203 pages. ISBN: 978-1-138-29428-8.
  • Brannen, Julia; Nilsen, Ann. 2016. A collaborator par excellence: reflections upon Sue Lewis' contribution to cross-national research in the work-family field. Community, Work and Family. 19: 171-180. doi: 10.1080/13668803.2016.1134123
  • Nilsen, Ann. 2016. Tilpasninger mellom familie og lønnsarbeid i jobbyrker. Kapittel 10, pages 200-216. In:
    • Halrynjo, Sigtona; Teigen, Mari. 2016. Ulik likestilling i arbeidslivet. Gyldendal Akademisk. 341 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-49601-9.
  • Kalleberg, Ragnvald; Martinussen, Willy; Nilsen, Ann. 2015. Den beste norsk-/skandinavisk- språklige artikkelen i 2014. Den beste ikke-/skandinavisk-språklige artikkelen i 2014. Sosiolognytt. 2. 20-22.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Vogt, Kristoffer Chelsom. 2015. Transitions to adulthood: an intergenerational lens. Chapter, pages . In:
    • Lange, Andreas; Steiner, Christine; Schutter, Sabina; Reiter, Herwig. 2015. Handbuch Kindheits- und Jugendsoziologie. Springer Publishing Company. ISBN: 978-3-658-05676-6.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 2014. Cohort and generation: concepts in studies of social change from a life course perspective. Families, Relationships and Societies. 3: 475-479. doi: 10.1332/204674314X14110459685627
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia. 2014. An intergenerational approach to transitions to adulthood: The importance of history and biography. Sociological research online. 19. doi: 10.5153/sro.3396
  • Nilsen, Ann; Edwards, Rosalind. 2014. Introduction: a life in methods. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. 17: 93-103. doi: 10.1080/13645579.2014.892654
  • Kalleberg, Ragnvald; Martinussen, Willy; Nilsen, Ann. 2013. Beste artikler i sosiologi 2012. Sosiolognytt. 2. 33-33.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 2013. Encounters with pragmatism. Reflections and encounters, pages 227-229. In:
    • Scott, John; Nilsen, Ann. 2013. C. Wright Mills and The Sociological Imagination. Edward Elgar Publishing. 240 pages. ISBN: 9781782540021.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia. 2013. Contextualising lives: the history-biography dynamic revisited. Chapter 4, pages 88-104. In:
    • Scott, John; Nilsen, Ann. 2013. C. Wright Mills and The Sociological Imagination. Edward Elgar Publishing. 240 pages. ISBN: 9781782540021.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Scott, John. 2013. Introduction: Mills today. Introduction, pages xvi-xx. In:
    • Scott, John; Nilsen, Ann. 2013. C. Wright Mills and The Sociological Imagination. Edward Elgar Publishing. 240 pages. ISBN: 9781782540021.
  • Scott, John; Nilsen, Ann. 2013. C. Wright Mills and The Sociological Imagination. Edward Elgar Publishing. 240 pages. ISBN: 9781782540021.
  • Brannen, Julia; Nilsen, Ann. 2012. Methodological approaches, practices and reflections. Chapter 3, pages 27-41. In:
    • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2012. Transitions to parenthood in Europe. A comparative life course perspective. Policy Press. 166 pages. ISBN: 978 1 84742 864 6.
  • Lewis, Suzan; Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia. 2012. Conclusion. Chapter 8, pages 129-141. In:
    • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2012. Transitions to parenthood in Europe. A comparative life course perspective. Policy Press. 166 pages. ISBN: 978 1 84742 864 6.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 2012. Work, life course, and gender : career and non-career jobs in context. European Societies: The Official Journal of the European Sociological Association. 14: 113-134. doi: 10.1080/14616696.2010.547943
  • Nilsen, Ann. 2012. Cross-national comparisons: the history-biography link. Chapter 2, pages 9-27. In:
    • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2012. Transitions to parenthood in Europe. A comparative life course perspective. Policy Press. 166 pages. ISBN: 978 1 84742 864 6.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2012. Transitions to parenthood: Introduction. Chapter 1, pages 1-9. In:
    • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2012. Transitions to parenthood in Europe. A comparative life course perspective. Policy Press. 166 pages. ISBN: 978 1 84742 864 6.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2012. Transitions to parenthood in Europe. A comparative life course perspective. Policy Press. 166 pages. ISBN: 978 1 84742 864 6.
  • Nilsen, Ann; das Dores Guerreiro, Maria; Kovacheva, Siyka; Smithson, Janet. 2012. Comparing transitions to motherhood across contexts. Chapter 4, pages 41-67. In:
    • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2012. Transitions to parenthood in Europe. A comparative life course perspective. Policy Press. 166 pages. ISBN: 978 1 84742 864 6.
  • Brannen, Julia; Nilsen, Ann. 2011. Comparative biographies in case-based cross-national research: methodological considerations. Sociology. 45: 603-618. doi: 10.1177/0038038511406602
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia. 2010. The Use of Mixed Methods in Biographical Research. Kapittel, pages 677-697. In:
    • Tashakkori, Abbas; Teddlie, Charles. 2010. Handbook of Mixed Methods in Social & Behavioural Research. Sage Publications. 893 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4129-7266-6.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2009. In conclusion. kapittel 12, pages 179-188. In:
    • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2009. Work, families and organisations in transitions. European perspectives. Policy Press. 214 pages. ISBN: 978-1-84742-220-0.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2009. Comparing flexible working arrangements across organisational contexts. kapittel 11, pages 167-178. In:
    • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2009. Work, families and organisations in transitions. European perspectives. Policy Press. 214 pages. ISBN: 978-1-84742-220-0.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2009. Research design and methods: doing comparative cross-national research. kapittel 2, pages 17-30. In:
    • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2009. Work, families and organisations in transitions. European perspectives. Policy Press. 214 pages. ISBN: 978-1-84742-220-0.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2009. Work, family and organisations in transition: setting the context. kapittel 1, pages 1-16. In:
    • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2009. Work, families and organisations in transitions. European perspectives. Policy Press. 214 pages. ISBN: 978-1-84742-220-0.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2009. Work, families and organisations in transitions. European perspectives. Policy Press. 214 pages. ISBN: 978-1-84742-220-0.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Skarsbø, Anne Marit. 2009. Familie, jobb og karriere - noen dilemmaer for likestilling. Kapittel, pages 141-159. In:
    • Christensen, Karen; Syltevik, Liv Johanne. 2009. Kvinners arbeid. Unipub forlag. 293 pages. ISBN: 978-82-7477-386-8.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Sümer, Sevil; Granlund, Lise. 2009. Parents and organisational change: a cross-sector comparison of two Norwegian organisations. kapittel 9, pages 131-148. In:
    • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan. 2009. Work, families and organisations in transitions. European perspectives. Policy Press. 214 pages. ISBN: 978-1-84742-220-0.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 2008. From Questions of Methods to Epistemological Issues: The Case of Biographical Research. kapittel, pages 81-94. In:
    • Alasuutari, Pertti; Bickman, Leonard; Brannen, Julia. 2008. The Sage Handbook of Social Research Methods. Sage Publications. 632 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4129-1992-0.
  • Brannen, Julia; Nilsen, Ann. 2007. Individui e scelte : un esame critico di alcuni concetti dell'analisi sociologica contemporanea. Sociologia e Politiche Sociali. 10: 77-95.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 2007. C.Wright Mills. kapittel, pages 178-183. In:
    • Scott, John. 2007. Fifty Key Sociologists. The Contemporary Theorists. Routledge. 228 pages. ISBN: 0-415-35256-8.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 2007. Thorstein Veblen. kapittel, pages 188-192. In:
    • Scott, John. 2007. Fifty Key Sociologists. The Formative Theorists. Routledge. 218 pages. ISBN: 0-415-35257-6.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia. 2007. Young People, Time Horizons and Planning: a Response to Anderson et al. Sociology. 41: 153-160. doi: 10.1177/0038038507072288
  • Brannen, Julia; Nilsen, Ann. 2006. From fatherhood to fathering: Transmission and change among British fathers in four-generation families. Sociology. 40: 335-353. doi: 10.1177/0038038506062036
  • Brannen, Julia; Nilsen, Ann. 2005. Individualisation, choice and structure: a discussion of current trends in sociological analysis. Sociological Review. 53: 412-429.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia. 2005. Interview Study Consolidated Report. For the EU Framework 5 Study 'Gender, Parenthood and the Changing European Workplace'. RIHSC, Manchester. 100 pages.
  • Sumer, Sevil; Granlund, Lise; Nilsen, Ann. 2005. National Report on Biographical Interviews: Social Services. Department of Sociology, Bergen. 75 pages.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Sumer, Sevil; Granlund, Lise. 2004. Case Study Report. Manchester Metropolitan University, Research Institute for Health and Social Change, Manchester. 90 pages.
  • Sumer, Sevil; Nilsen, Ann. 2004. Literature Review: National Report on Norway. Chapter 7: Norway, pages 171-197. In:
    • den Dulk, Laura. 2004. Transitions: Literature Review for the EU Framework 5 study "Gender, Parenthood and the Changing European Workplace". Research Institute for Health and Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester. 236 pages.
  • Sumer, Sevil; Nilsen, Ann. 2004. Transitions Context Mapping: National contributions. 2.2.4, 2.3.4. In:
    • Fagnani, Jeanne. 2004. Transitions Context Mapping for the EU Framework 5 study "Gender, Parenthood and the Changing European Workplace". Research Institute for Health and Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester. 172 pages.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia. 2003. Structure, Agency and Notions of Choice. 21-38. In:
    • Kollind, Anna-Karin; Peterson, Abby. 2003. Thoughts on Family, Gender, Generation and Class. Festchrift to Ulla Björnberg.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Korsnes, Olav. 2003. Introduksjon til jubileumsnummer. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift. 11: 3-5.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Raaum, Nina Cecilie. 2003. Likestilling i arbeidslivet. En kommentar til Trond Petersen. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning. 44: 435-446.
  • Brannen, Julia; Nilsen, Ann. 2002. Adulthood: Changing Concepts and Definitions. In:
    • Rapoport, Rhona; Pitt-Catsoupes, Marcie. 2002. The Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia.
  • Brannen, Julia; Nilsen, Ann. 2002. Young People's Time Perspectives: from Youth to Adulthood. Sociology. 36: 513-537.
  • Brannen, Julia; Nilsen, Ann. 2001. Young People's Perspectives on the Future. 48-69. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 2001. Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition. Routledge. ISBN: 0-415-24846-9.
  • Brannen, Julia; Suzan, Lewis; Nilsen, Ann; Smithson, Janet. 2001. Introduction. 1-11. In:
    • Brannen, Julia; Lewis, Suzan; Nilsen, Ann; Smithson, Janet. 2001. Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition. Routledge. ISBN: 0-415-24846-9.
  • Brannen, Julia; Suzan, Lewis; Nilsen, Ann; Smithson, Janet. 2001. Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition. Routledge. 197 pages. ISBN: 0-415-24846-9.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 2001. Jan Trost and Irene Levin: Särbo - Ett par - två hushåll. European Journal of Social Work. forthcoming. 2 pages.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Brannen, Julia. 2001. Theorising the individual-structure dynamic. 30-48. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 2001. Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition. Routledge. ISBN: 0-415-24846-9.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Guerreiro, Maria das Dores; Brannen, Julia. 2001. 'Most Choices involve Money': Different Pathways to Adulthood. 162-185. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 2001. Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition. Routledge. ISBN: 0-415-24846-9.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Tvedt, Terje; Nilsen, Ann. 2001. Sosiologisk tidsskrift. Temanummer om natur og samfunn. Universitetsforlaget. 207 pages.
  • Tvedt, Terje; Nilsen, Ann. 2001. Introduksjon. Journal of Sociology. 9: 3-5.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 2000. Recension av Jan Carle: Opinion og Aktion. Sociologisk forskning. 3-4. 115-119.
  • Mjelde, Liv; Birkelund, Gunn Elisabeth; Broch-Due, Anne Kathrine; Nilsen, Ann. 1999. Middag blir tekst : om arbeidsdeling og husstellundervisningens utvikling i yrkesutdanningen. faglig_bok_institusjon, pages 137-150. In:
    • 1999. Ansvar og protest : kjønn, klasse og utdanning i senmoderniteten. Universitetet i Bergen. Sosiologisk institutt, Bergen. 14 pages.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 1999. Where is the Future? Time and Space as Categories in Analyses of Young People's Images of the Future. Innovation. The European Journal of Social Sciences. 12: 175-194.
  • Thrane, Christer; Nilsen, Ann. 1999. Verdier, sosio-økonomiske variabler og forklaringskraft: et tilsvar til Ottar Hellevik. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift. 7: 235-239.
  • Knudsen, Knud; Nilsen, Ann. 1998. Tallenes talende tavshed. Måleproblemer i surveyundersøkelser. Bokomtale. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift. 4.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 1998. Jovens para sempre? Uma perspectiva da individualizacao centrada nos trajectos de vida. Sociologia. 27. 59-78.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Lewis, Suzan; Smithson, Janet; Brannen, Julia; Guerreiro, Maria das Dores; Kugelberg, Clarissa; OConnor, Pat. 1998. Futures on Hold. Young Europeans talk about combining work and family. 61 pages. ISBN: 1-900139-75-8.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 1997. Great Expectations ? Exploring Men`s Biographies in Late Modernity. 111-135. In:
    • Grønmo, Sigmund; Henrichsen, Bjørn Inge. 1997. Society, University and World Community : Essays for Ørjar Øyen. ISBN: 82-00-22908-4.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 1997. Fem artikler i Sosiologisk Leksikon. In:
    • Korsnes, Olav; Andersen, Heine; Brante, Thomas. 1997. Sosiologisk leksikon. ISBN: 82-00-22948-3.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 1997. Bokanmeldelse av Gullestad, Marianne : Everyday Philosophers. Acta Sociologica. no.1.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 1997. Bokanmeldelse av Levin, Irene og Jan Trost : Å forstå hverdagen. Fokus på familien : Tidsskrift for familiebehandling. no.1.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Nilsen, Ann. 1997. Miljøsosiologi. Menneske - natur - samfunn. 229 pages. ISBN: 82-530-1923-8.
  • Flø, Reinhardt W.; Haukenes, G.; Nilsen, Ann; Skjerven, R.; Fehninger, T. E. 1995. Longitudinal study of cytomegalovirus antibodies in individuals infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 14: 504-511.
  • Flø, Reinhardt W.; Haukenes, G.; Nilsen, Ann; Skjærven, R.; Forsgren, M.; Fehninger, T.E. 1995. Longitudinal study of cytomegalovirus antibodies in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 14: 504-511.
  • Flø, Reinhardt W.; Haukenes, G; Nilsen, Ann; Skjærven, Rolv; Forsgren, M; Fehninger, TE. 1995. Longitudinal study of cytomegalovirus antibodies in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 14: 504-11.
  • Flø, Reinhardt W.; Haukenes, G; Nilsen, Ann; Skjærven, Rolv; Forsgren, M; Fehninger, TE. 1995. Longitudinal study of cytomegalovirus antibodies in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 14: 504-511.
  • Tveit, K. S.; Nyfors, A.; Nilsen, Ann. 1995. Sexual behaviour in Norwegian blood donors attending an STD-clinic. Nordisk Sexologi. 13: 75-82.
  • Tveit, K.S.; Nyfors, A.; Nilsen, Ann; Jakobsen, Reidar. 1995. Knowledge of HIV infection and the fear of mixing socially with HIV-infected and AIDS-sick patients. Scandinavian journal of social medicine. Supplementum. 23: 242-250.
  • Flø, Reinhardt W.; Næss, A.; Nilsen, Ann; Harthug, Stig; Solberg, C. O. 1994. A longitudinal study of phagocyte function in HIV-infected patients. AIDS (London). 8: 771-777.
  • Flø, Reinhardt W.; Næss, A.; Nilsen, Ann; Harthug, Stig; Solberg, C. O. 1994. A longitudinal study of phagocyte function in HIV infected patients. AIDS (London). 8: 771-777.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 1994. Genital herpes simplex infeksjon. Medlemsbladet-Faggruppe for sykepleiere i dermatologi. 1. 4-5.
  • Tveit, K. S.; Nilsen, Ann; Nyfors, A. 1994. Casual sexual experience abroad in patients attending an STD clinic and at high risk for HIV infection. Genitourinary medicine. 70: 12-14.
  • Tveit, K. S.; Nilsen, Ann; Nyfors, A. 1994. Sexual behaviour in heterosexual Norwegians travelling abroad. Travel Medicine International. 12: 131-136.
  • Tveit, K. S.; Nyfors, A.; Nilsen, Ann. 1994. HIV-seropositive rate and HIV test activities among STD clinic attendees in Bergen, Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 26: 511-516.
  • Tveit, KS; Nyfors, A; Nilsen, Ann. 1994. HIV seropositive rate and HIV test activity among STD clinic attendees in Bergen, Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 26: 511-516.
  • Flø, Reinhardt W.; Nilsen, Ann; Voltersvik, Pål; Haukenes, G. 1993. Serum antibodies to viral pathogens and Toxoplasma gondii in HIV infected individuals from western Norway. Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica (APMIS). 101: 946-952.
  • Flø, Reinhardt W.; Nilsen, Ann; Voltersvik, Pål; Haukenes, G. 1993. Serum antibodies to viral pathogens and Toxoplasma gondii in HIV-infected individuals from westwern Norway. Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica (APMIS). 101: 946-952.
  • Flø, Reinhardt W.; Samdal, H. H.; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Nilsen, Ann; Haukenes, G. 1993. Diagnosis of infection with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 2 (HTL V-2) in Norwegian HIV infected individuals. Clinical and Diagnostic Virology. 1: 143-152.
  • Knudtzon, J.; Aarskog, Dagfinn; Valland, Harald; Nilsen, Ann; Haukenes, G.; Svardal, A.; Ueland, P. M. 1993. Results of two years of growth hormone treatment followed by combined growth hormone and oestradiol in Turner syndrome. Forskerforum. 39:2: 7-17.
  • Csango, P. A.; Skuland, J.; Nilsen, Ann; Pedersen, B. Stray; Jagars, C. 1992. Papillomavirus Infection Among Abortian Applicants and Patients at a Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 19: 149-153.
  • Nilsen, Ann. 1992. Women's ways of "careering" : a life course approach to the occupational careers of three cohorts of engineers and teachers. Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, Bergen. 1 pages.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Halsos, A.; Johansen, A.; Hansen, E.; Tørud, [Mangler fornavn]; Moseng, D.; Anestad, [Mangler fornavn]; Størvold, [Mangler fornavn]. 1992. A double blind study of single dose azithromycin and doxycycline in the treatment of chlamydial urethritis in males. Genitourinary medicine. 68: 325-327.
  • Rødland, O.; Aksnes, Lage; Nilsen, Ann; Morken, Tone. 1992. Serum Levels of Vitamin D Metabolites in Isotretinion-treated Acne Patients. Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 72: 217-219.
  • Rødland, O.; Aksnes, Lage; Nilsen, Ann; Morken, Tone. 1992. Serum levels of vitamin D metabolites in isotretionin treated acne patients. Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 72: 217-219.
  • Nilsen, Ann; Skjeldestad, F. E. 1991. Behandling av chlamydiainfeksjoner. [Mangler utgivernavn]. 25 pages.

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Edited volumes and monographs

Nilsen, A., R. Edwards (eds) 2014. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. Special Issue: celebration of Julia Brannen’s Contribution to Research Methods,  Vol 17.(2)

Scott, J., A. Nilsen (eds) 2013. C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination. Contemporary Perspectives. London: Edward Elgar

Nilsen, A., J. Brannen, S. Lewis (eds) 2012 Transitions to Parenthood in Europe Bristol: Policy Press (Paperback edition 2013)

Lewis, S., J. Brannen, A. Nilsen (eds) 2009 Work, Families and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Brannen, J., S. Lewis, A. Nilsen, J. Smithson (eds) 2002 Young People, Work and Family; Futures in Transition. London: Routledge 2002

Birkelund, G., A-K Broch-Due and A Nilsen (red) 1999. Ansvar og protest. Kjønn, klasse og utdanning i senmoderniteten. Et Festskrift for Hildur Ve. Universitetet i Bergen

Nilsen, A (red) 1997. Miljøsosiologi. Samfunn, miljø, natur (red) Oslo: PAX

Nilsen, A 1992. Women’s Ways of ‘Careering’: A Life Course Approach to the Occupational Careers of Three cohorts of Teachers and Engineers. Dr. Philos thesis, University of Bergen

Articles in refereed journals

Nilsen, A. 2014. Cohort, Age and Generation: concepts in studies of social change from a life course perspective, in Families, Relationships and Societies (in print)

Nilsen, A., J. Brannen. 2014. An Intergenerational Approach to Transitions to Adulthood: The importance of History and Biography, in Sociological Research Online, 19 (2)

Nilsen, A., R. Edwards R. 2014 Introduction: a life in methods. International Journal of Social Research Methodology Vol 17.(2) s. 93-103 

Nilsen A 2012 Work, life course and gender. Career and non-career jobs in context in European Societies 14(1) pp. 113-134

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2011 Comparative Biographies in Case-Based Cross-National   Research: Methodological Considerations in Sociology vol. 45, no 3, pp. 603-618

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2007 Individui e scelte: un esame critico di alcuni concetti dell'analisi sociologica contemporanea . Sociologia e politiche sociali 10(2):77-95

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2007 Young People, Time Horizons and Planning. A response to Anderson et al. in Sociology vol. 41, nr 1 pp. 153-160

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2006 From fatherhood to fathering: transmission and change among fathers in four-generation families in Sociology vol 40, no. 2 pp. 335-352

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2005 Individualisation, choice and structure: trends in current sociological analysis in Sociological Review vol 53, no. 3 pp. 412-428

Nilsen A and Raaum N 2003 Likestilling i arbeidslivet, in Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning no 3, pp. 435-446  

Brannen J and  Nilsen A 2002 Young People’s Time Perspectives: from Youth to Adulthood. in  Sociology vol 36, no 3  pp 513-537

Nilsen, A. 1999. Where is the Future? Time and Space as Categories in Analyses of Young People’s Images of the Future, i Innovation. The European Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 12, no. 2, pp 175-195

Nilsen, A 1998. Jovens Para Sempre? Uma Perspectiva da individualizacao centrada nos trajectos de vida in SOCIOLOGIA – problemas e praticas nr. 27, pp. 59-78

Nilsen, A. 1996. Stories of Life – Stories of Living: women’s narratives and feminist biography in NORA Nordic Journal of Women’s Studies nr. 1 pp. 16-31

Nilsen, A. 1994. Life Stories in Context. A Discussion of the Linguistic Turn in Contemporary sociological Life Story Research in Sosiologisk tidsskrift nr 2, pp. 139-153

 

Book chapters

Nilsen, A. 2013. Encounters with pragmatism, in Scott, J., A. Nilsen (eds) 2013. C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination. Contemporary Perspectives. London: Edward Elgar

Nilsen, A. J. Brannen 2013. Contextualising lives: the history-biography dynamic revisited, in Scott, J., A. Nilsen (eds) 2013. C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination. Contemporary Perspectives. London: Edward Elgar

Nilsen, A, J. Scott 2013. Introduction, in Scott, J., A. Nilsen (eds) 2013. C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination. Contemporary Perspectives. London: Edward Elgar

Nilsen A, Brannen J and Lewis S 2012 Introduction, in Nilsen et al (eds)Transitions to Parenthood in Europe: a comparative life course perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Nilsen A 2012 Cross-national comparisons: the history-biography link in Nilsen et al (eds)Transitions to Parenthood in Europe: a comparative life course perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2012 Methodological approaches, practices and reflections in Nilsen et al (eds)Transitions to Parenthood in Europe: a comparative life course perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Nilsen A, das Dores Guerrreiro M, Kovacheva S, Smithson J 2012 Comparing transitions to motherhood across contexts in Nilsen et al (eds) Transitions to Parenthood in Europe: a comparative life course perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Lewis S, Nilsen A, Brannen J 2012 Discussion and conclusions in Nilsen et al (eds) Transitions to Parenthood in Europe: a comparative life course perspective Bristol: Policy

Nilsen A and Brannen J 2010 The Use of Mixed Methods in Biographical in A. Tashakkori, C. Teddlie (eds) Handbook of Mixed Methods Research in Social and Behavioural Research (2nd edition) London: Sage 

Lewis S, Brannen J and Nilsen A 2009 Work, families and organisations in transition: Setting the context in Lewis et al (eds) Work, Family and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2009 Research design and methods: doing comparative cross-national research in Lewis et al (eds) Work, Family and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Nilsen A, Sümer S, and Granlund L 2009 Parents and organisational change: A cross-sector comparison of two Norwegian organisations in Lewis et al (eds) Work, Family and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Nilsen A, Lewis S and Brannen J 2009. Comparing flexible working arrangements across organisational contexts in  Lewis et al  (eds) Work, Family and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Brannen J, Lewis S and Nilsen A 2009 In conclusion, in  Lewis et al (eds) Work, Family and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Nilsen A and Skarsbø A M 2009 Familie, jobb, karriere – noen dilemmaer for likestilling, in Syltevik, L and K. Christensen (eds) Kvinners arbeid Oslo: Unipub 2009 

Nilsen A 2008 From questions of method to epistemological issues: the case of biographical research’ , in Alaasutari, P, et al (eds) Handbook of Social Research Methods London: Sage

Nilsen A  2007 ‘C.Wright Mills’ in J. Scott (ed) Fifty Key Sociologists. The Contemporary Theorists London: Routledge

Nilsen A 2007 ‘Thorstein Veblen’ in J. Scott (ed) Fifty Key Sociologists. The Formative Theorists London: Routledge 

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2004 Adulthood: changing definitions and concepts in Sloan Work and Family Encyclopaedia, Boston USA 2004

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2003 Structure, Agency and Notions of Choice, in A-K Kollind and A. Peterson (eds) Thoughts on Family, Gender, Generation and Class. Gothenburg

Brannen J, Lewis S and Nilsen A 2002 Introduction in Brannen et al (eds)Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition London: Routledge 2002

Nilsen A and Brannen J 2002 Theorising the individual-structure dynamic in Brannen et al (eds)  Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2002 Young People's Perspectives on the Future in  Brannen et al (eds) Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition

Nilsen A, das Dores Guerreiro M and Brannen J 2002  ‘Most choices involve money': different pathways into adulthood in Brannen et al (eds) Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition

Birkelund, G,, A-K. Broch-Due, A. Nilsen 1999. Introduksjon,  i Birkelund, G., A-K Broch-Due and A Nilsen (red) 1999. Ansvar og protest. Kjønn, klasse og utdanning i senmoderniteten. Et Festskrift for Hildur Ve. Universitetet i Bergen

Nilsen, A 1998. Representacões dos jovens acerca da idade adulta, i M. das Dores Guerreiro (ed). Trabalho, Família e Geracões. SIES/ISCTE. Lisboa

Nilsen, A. 1997. Introduksjon, in Nilsen, A. (ed) Miljøsosiologi. Natur-miljø-samfunn. Oslo: Pax

Nilsen, A. 1997. Great Expectations? Exploring Men’s Biographies in Late Modernity, in Grønmo S og B. Henrichsen (eds) Society, University and World Community: Festschrift for Ørjar Øyen, Oslo: Scandinavian University Press

Nilsen, A. 1995. Refleksjoner over kvinneforskning og kjønnsforskning, i Kjønn og samfunn i endring Norges Forskningsråd, Oslo

Nilsen, A. 1994. Life-Lines - A Methodological Approach, in G. Bjerèn and I. Elgqvist-Saltzman (eds): The Life-Line Approach to the Study of Social Change and Gender. Avebury:  Ashgate publishing

Nilsen, A. 1992. Using Life Histories in Sociology, in Iles T. (ed) All sides of the subject: Women and Biography, New York: Teachers College Press

 

Selected conference papers and miscellaneous (since 2000)

Nilsen, A. 2013. Age, Cohort and Generation: concepts in life course and biographical research. Open University, Milton Keynes UK

Nilsen, A. 2013. Kryssnasjonale komparasjoner av livsløp, kjønn og foreldreskap i Europa, at Christie Seminaret, University of Bergen, May 24

Nilsen, A. 2011. Arbeid, livsløp og kjønn. Innlegg på konferansen Kvinner og Arbeid – nye utviklingstrekk? Sosiologisk institutt UiB

Nilsen, A. 2008. Gender, parenthood and the new European workplace: gender neutral ‘family policies’ and gendered ‘equal opportunities policies’. Invited paper to Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv

Nilsen, A. 2008. Careers and Jobs: gendering parenthood in work-life integration. Invited paper to the conference ‘Easing the ‘rush-hour’of life. Berlin

Nilsen, A. 2007. Gir vi ungdommer riktig utdanning (Are young people offered the right types of education?) Invited paper with given title to the conference Norden Äldras (The aging Nordic countries) Helsinki Nov. 2007. Foreningen Norden

Nilsen, A. 2005. Comparative Research Using a Life Course Approach in a Cross-National Study: research design, case selection and interview methods. Invited paper at Workshop in Comparative Biographical Research, University of London/ESRC

Nilsen A., J. Brannen 2005. Interview Study. Consolidated Report For the EU framework 5 study ‘Gender, Parenthood and the Changing European Workplace (Transitions) (with J. Brannen) Manchester Metropolitan University, RIHSC

Nilsen A., T. Tvedt 2001. Introduksjon, i Sosiologisk tidsskrift nr. 1-2, 2001. Special issue on environmental sociology.

Nilsen, A 2001. Freedom or Boredom: Young People’s Thoughts about Adult Life, invited paper to Gender Equality Across Borders Conference Oslo: 2001

Nilsen, A. 2001. On Life Course Transitions. Pathways into Adulthood. Paper for ESA-Conference, Helsinki,

Nilsen, A. 2000. Biography, Life History and Gender. Invited paper to the conference Transformations of Traditions and New Departures in European Sociology, Paris

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE:          

Ann Nilsen, Professor, Dr. philos

Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, P.O. Box 7802, N-5020 Bergen

  • Education and Qualifications (University of Bergen)

1992                 Dr. Philos

1984                 Cand. Polit

  • Academic appointments (University of Bergen)

1999 -               Professor of Sociology

1993-99            Associate Professor

1987-93            Research Fellow

1985-87            Assistant Professor (part-time)

  • Elected positions

2002-09            

Vice Dean at the Faculty of the Social Sciences (re-elected for second term 2005-09) This position took 50% of my working hours from August 2002 and throughout the period. Research and PhD education areas of responsibility

1997-99           

Deputy Head of Department, Department of Sociology

  • Appointed positions

2002-09            

Coordinator for the PhD programme at the Faculty of the Social Sciences UoB. The Faculty had seven departments with approx. 20 PhD students in each.

  • Visiting Fellowships

2002                

Visiting Professorial Scholar, University of London (6 months spring semester)

2002                

Visiting Professor, University of Uppsala (autumn semester, 6 months, three 2 week visits teaching PhD level)

  • Teaching and supervising

Lectures at bachelor, master and PhD levels since 1993. Supervised approx. 40 master students and eight PhDs. On 11 PhD committees. Organised/lectured at 10 international PhD courses on methods with profs. J. Brannen, A. Bryman, J. Scott, D. Bertaux and others.

 

  • Organised conferences and invited lectures (international)

2012    Co-organiser (with prof. J. Scott University of Plymouth UK)  of     

           C.Wright Mills. The Legacy of his writings 50 years on, University of

           Bergen May 2012

2008     Bar-Ilan University Tel Aviv

2008     FRG Berlin

2007    Foreningen Norden, Helsinki

2004     University of Leeds

2004    University of Manchester

1998, 2005, 2006 ISCTE Lisbon, Portugal

2001, 2002, 2012 University of London, Institute of Education

  • Honours/distinctions

Brannen, J and A Nilsen (2006) From Fatherhood to Fathering: Transmissions and Change among Fathers in Four Generation Families, in Sociology  (40:2) was with two other papers shortlisted for SAGE’s Prize for Innovation and Excellence 2007.

This paper has also been selected to be included in a special online volume (BSA 2012) from the BSA of the best articles in British sociology over the past 60 years.

Brannen, J and A Nilsen (2002) Young People’s Time Perspectives: from Youth to Adulthood in Sociology (36:3) has been selected to be included in Coffey A and T Hall (eds 2011) Researching Young People in the series SAGE Fundamentals of Applied Research 

  • Journal Editor, editorial board, journal referee, research proposal referee 

1998-2004 Co-editor Sosiologisk Tidsskrift

2004-2010 Editorial board of Sosiologisk Tidsskrift

2010-          Editorial board of Acta Sociologica

2002-2009 Editorial board of Sosiologi i dag

2000-2008 Editiorial board of Sosiologisk Årbok

2000-         Editorial board of Sociologia, Problemas e praticas, Portugal

Reviewed articles for Acta Sociologica, British Journal of Sociology, Community Work and Family, Czech Sociological Review, European Societies, Gender Work and Organisation, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Journal of Mixed Methods, Journal of Youth Research, Sociological Review, Sociology, Sosiologisk tidsskrift, Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning, Time and Society

Reviewed research proposals for the ESRC UK (2004, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2013) and the Estonian Science Foundation (2011)

Invited panel member on the German Excellence Initiative (2011)

On the committee for awarding a prize for the best Norwegian sociology article (2012-2014)

Reviewed research proposals for the German Volkwagen Foundation (2013-2014)

Appointed member of the Committee for Humanities and Social Sciences, The Norwegian Research Council (2013-2015)

  • Research grants

2012                 Intergenerational transmissions in the transition to adulthood,

                        Norwegian Research Council

2010                 Intergenerational transfers in two cohorts, the Meltzer 

                        foundation

2007                 Methodological reporting in international comparative studies,

                        Norwegian  Research Council and the University of Bergen

2003                 Gender, Parenthood and the Changing European Workplace

                        (Transitions), EU framework 5, partner 2, Norwegian

                        coordinator. Coordinating WP9, Interview study.

                        Coordinator Suzan Lewis University of Manchester

2001                 Migration, globalisation and domestic cleaning: a biographical

                        approach

                        Preliminary study, the Faculty of the Social Sciences

                        University of Bergen

  • Utdanning/arbeid

Cand. Polit. sosiologi 1984

Dr. philos  1992

Professor

  • Bedømming av vitenskapelig arbeid

On a number of committees for assessing academic qualifications of applicants to ‘førsteamanuensis’ and professor positions at the University of Bergen, University of Oslo, University of Tromsø, University of Stavanger, and member of committees in the UK.

External member of PhD committees at the University of Oslo, Tromsø, and Gothenburg  and internal member of several committees at the University of Bergen

Reviewed papers for national and international journals (e.g. Sosiologisk tidsskrift; Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning; Sociology; Community Work and Family; Gender Work and Organisation, European Societies, Acta Sociologica.)

Reviewed book manuscripts for SAGE; Gyldendal; Cappelen.

Reviewed research proposals for the ESRC

On the editorial board of SOCIOLOGIA. Problemas e praticas (Lisbon, Portugal) Sosiologisk Årbok; Sosiologi i dag

  • Veiledning

Teaching and lecturing at all levels of the discipline, supervising Bachelor/ Master students and Ph.D candidates part of my work since 1993. Main supervisor for seven PhD candidates in all, currently supervising two

  • Verv

1997-99 Deputy Head of Department, Sociology

2002-05 Vice Dean at the Faculty for the Social Sciences, University of Bergen

2005-09 Vice Dean at the Faculty for the Social Sciences, University of Bergen (During the Vice Deanship coordinating the PhD programme for the Faculty of the Social Sciences and chairing the PhD committee)

1998-99 Editor of Sosiologisk Tidsskrift

2000-02 Co-editor of Sosiologisk Tidsskrift

  • PhD/ forskerkurs

1997    Qualitative Methodology, UoB  with D. Silverman and P. Måseide

1997    Biography and the Life Course  with A. Sørensen, A. Bødker-Sørensen and D. Bertaux 

2001    Lecturer at a national PhD course on qualitative methods. University of Tromsø, April

2002    Lectures at PhD course on interviewing, University of London, Institute of Education

2002    Lectures on American Pragmatism and Biographical Research, University of Uppsala

2002    Time and Biography in Sociological Research, UiB  with D. Bertaux EHESS, Paris and R. Thompson, South Bank Univ. London

2003    Nature and Culture in Sociological Theory, (UiB) with J. Scott and T. Benton, both at University of Essex, UK

2005    Case Study Analysis and Theory, UoB with J. Scott, J. Brannen and A. Bryman

2007    Analysing Comparative Research, UoB with J. Brannen, A. Bryman and L. Hantrais

2009    Mixing Methods in Social Science Research with J. Brannen, A. Bryman and J. Moran-Ellis

  • Internasjonalt: Forskningsopphold /gjesteforsker

Visiting Scholar, University of London 1990-91

Visiting Professorial Scholar, University of London, spring 2002

Visiting Professor, University of Uppsala, autumn 2002

Short term visitor at the European University in Florence, March 2010

  • Internasjonalt: inviterte forelesninger  

ISCTE Lisbon, Portugal 1998, 2005 and 2006

University of Leeds, UK 2004

University of Manchester UK 2004

University of London, Institute of education UK 2001, 2002

Helsinki, Foreningen Norden 2007