Department of Sociology

Sociologists study relations between humans in small and large social communities, between individuals, groups and organisations at the local, national and global level.


Class, lifestyle and substance use among adolescents: A Bourdieusian perspective

Jan Skrobanek, professor at the Department of sociology, has recently published an article in Cooperation with Verena Kuglstatter from the University of Zurich. The article is published in Young - Nordic Journal of Youth Research.


Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession

Professor, Ann Nilsen, has recently edited the book " Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession" in Cooperation with Sarah Irwin. The book is published on Routledge.


"On the Reception of Bourdieu's Sociology in the World's Most Equal Societies"

Johannes Hjelbrekke and Annick Prieur have written a Chapter in "Oxford Handbook of Pierre Bourdieu", edited by Tom Medvetz and Jeffrey Sallaz.


Class, body and culture

Lisa Maria Breisten Sølvberg and Vegard Jarness have recently published an article, "Class, body and culture". The article adresses physical activity and symbolic boundaries in the upper class. The article is based on Sølvbergs master thesis.


From Job-seekers to Self-searchers

Kristoffer Vogt recently published an article in Sage Journals about changing contexts and understandings of School-to-work transitions.