Law, Politics and Welfare

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Professor Marit Skivenes is appointed by the Norwegian government to lead a national working group reviewing the child protection system.
Adoption provides better living conditions, but is seldom used in the Norwegian child welfare system.
Postdoc Jenny Krutzinna addresses the state's obligation to facilitate ethical medical data donation.
Skivenes and Falch-Eriksen identify possible blind spots in the Norwegian child protection system.
Professor Marit Skivenes is co-editor on a book analyzing the status of children’s rights in Norway.
The course “Discretion and Paternalism” is a unique opportunity for students interested in research on power, the welfare state and decision-making, says Professor Marit Skivenes.