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.

Liquid integration

New publication: Liquid Integration

Jan Skrobanek (UiB) and Solvejg Jobst (HVL) have published a conference paper on “liquid integration”.


Multiple Correspondence Analysis for the Social Sciences

Professor Johs Hjellbrekke at Department of Sociology has recently published a book on multiple correspondence analysis (MCA) at Routledge.

substance use

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

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.

Denmark, Norway and Sweden

"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.

Open positions

There are no open positions for this unit at the moment.