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Child Welfare

Reintegration of former child soldiers

The child's right to participation

Communicative rationality

Books
  • Tonheim, Milfrid; Odden, Gunhild. 2013. Filles ex-soldats du Congo: la route cahoteuse de la réintégration. L'Harmattan. 240 pages. ISBN: 978-2-343-00524-9.
Journal articles
  • Tonheim, Milfrid; Iversen, Anette Christine. 2019. “We felt completely left to ourselves.” Foster parents' views on placement disruption. Child & Family Social Work. 24: 90-97. doi: 10.1111/cfs.12585
  • Skivenes, Marit; Tonheim, Milfrid. 2018. Improving decision-making in care order proceedings: A multijurisdictional study of court decision-makers' viewpoints. Child & Family Social Work. doi: 10.1111/cfs.12600
  • Enroos, Rosi; Helland, Hege Beate Stein; Pösö, Tarja; Skivenes, Marit; Tonheim, Milfrid. 2017. The role and function of spokesperson in care order proceedings: A cross-country study in Finland and Norway. Children and youth services review. 74: 8-16. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.01.017
  • Tonheim, Milfrid. 2017. Repair, stigmatisation or tolerance? Former girl soldiers' experience of their 'homecoming'. Conflict, Security and Development. 17: 429-449. doi: 10.1080/14678802.2017.1371984
  • Skivenes, Marit; Tonheim, Milfrid. 2016. Deliberative decision-making on the Norwegian County Social Welfare Board The experiences of expert and lay members. Journal of Public Child Welfare. 11: 108-132. doi: 10.1080/15548732.2016.1242447
  • Skivenes, Marit; Tonheim, Milfrid. 2016. Improving the care order decision-making processes: viewpoints of child welfare workers in four countries. Human service organizations, management, leadership & governance. 40: 107-117. doi: 10.1080/23303131.2015.1123789
  • Tonheim, Milfrid. 2014. Genuine social inclusion or superficial co-existence? Former girl soldiers in eastern Congo returning home. International Journal of Human Rights. 18: 634-645. doi: 10.1080/13642987.2014.944806
  • Tonheim, Milfrid. 2014. Reintegrering av tidligere barnesoldater: Fra teori til praksis. Internasjonal Politikk. 72: 524-536.
  • Tonheim, Milfrid. 2012. "Who will comfort me?" : stigmatization of girls formerly associated with armed forces and groups in eastern Congo. International Journal of Human Rights. 16: 278-297. doi: 10.1080/13642987.2010.538922
  • Tonheim, Milfrid. 2011. De holder pusten og ber til Gud. Bergens Tidende. 26-26. Published 2011-11-25.
Reports and theses
  • Tonheim, Milfrid; Danielsen, Hilde; Jakobsen, Reidar. 2019. Hjelp til å avdekke vold og overgrep mot barn og unge – en evaluering av konsultasjonsteam. NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS, Bergen. 120 pages.
  • Tonheim, Milfrid. 2017. A troublesome transition: Social reintegration of girl soldiers returning ‘home’. Universitetet i Bergen.
  • Tonheim, Milfrid; Derluyn, Ilse; Rosnes, Ellen Vea; Zito, Dima; Rota, Marina; Heum, Audhild Steinnes. 2015. Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration of Asylum-seeking Children Affected by War and Armed Conflict. SIK-rapport. 2015: 2. 143 pages.
  • Tonheim, Milfrid. 2003. The HIV/AIDS Controversy in South Africa: A study of the Parliament Deliberation of HIV/AIDS and Antiretroviral Medication.
Book sections
  • Muta, Guillaume Kamulete; Tonheim, Milfrid; Aleance, Kaji Severin. 2013. Des conflits armés permanents et des conditions socioéconomiques difficiles : un contexte défavorable à la réintégration. Kapittel, pages 59-78. In:
    • Tonheim, Milfrid; Odden, Gunhild. 2013. Filles ex-soldats du Congo: la route cahoteuse de la réintégration. L'Harmattan. 240 pages. ISBN: 978-2-343-00524-9.
  • Tonheim, Milfrid. 2013. La réintégration des enfants-soldats : assurer la sécurité ou proteger l`enfant? Kapittel, pages 215-240. In:
    • Tonheim, Milfrid; Odden, Gunhild. 2013. Filles ex-soldats du Congo: la route cahoteuse de la réintégration. L'Harmattan. 240 pages. ISBN: 978-2-343-00524-9.
  • Tonheim, Milfrid. 2013. L`utilisation de focus groups dans la recherche sur les filles ex-soldats : difficultés et avantages. Kapittel, pages 33-57. In:
    • Tonheim, Milfrid; Odden, Gunhild. 2013. Filles ex-soldats du Congo: la route cahoteuse de la réintégration. L'Harmattan. 240 pages. ISBN: 978-2-343-00524-9.
  • Tonheim, Milfrid. 2013. "Qui va me consoler?": la stigmatisation des filles ex-soldats dans l`est du Congo. Kapittel, pages 141-177. In:
    • Tonheim, Milfrid; Odden, Gunhild. 2013. Filles ex-soldats du Congo: la route cahoteuse de la réintégration. L'Harmattan. 240 pages. ISBN: 978-2-343-00524-9.
  • Tonheim, Milfrid; Odden, Gunhild. 2013. Le phénomène des enfants ex-soldats. Kapittel, pages 17-31. In:
    • Tonheim, Milfrid; Odden, Gunhild. 2013. Filles ex-soldats du Congo: la route cahoteuse de la réintégration. L'Harmattan. 240 pages. ISBN: 978-2-343-00524-9.
  • Tonheim, Milfrid. 2010. Where Are the Research Gaps? Reviewing Literature on Former Girl Soldiers’ Reintegration in the African Context. 2, pages 13-37. In:
    • Mæland, Bård. 2010. Culture, religion, and the reintegration of female child soldiers in Northern Uganda. 314 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4331-0951-5.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Current research project: "Unintended placement moves from foster care" (Anette Iversen, Milfrid Tonheim). Stiftelsen Wøyen (2016-2017).

Previous research project: “Legitimacy and Fallibility in Child Welfare Services – A Cross-Country Study of Decision-Making” (Marit Skivenes, Tarja Pösö, Jill Berrick, Jonathan Dickens, Anne-Mette Magnussen, Line Sørsdal, Milfrid Tonheim). The Norwegian Research Council (VAM) 2012-2016.