Department of Sociology

Sociological theory

The last national evaluation of Norwegian sociology called for more work in sociological theory and the development of theory. At the Department employees work on both classical sociological theory as well as theory connected to different fields.

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Sosiologisk teori
Jonas Rekdal Mathisen

Researchers and research fields

  • Classical sociological theory (Atle, Hans-Tore)
  • Postindustrial theories of society (Kristoffer)
  • Theories of class (Hans-Tore)
  • Levels of temporality and time in studying sociological processes (Ann)
  • Theories of power (Isak)
  • Theories of the welfare state (Hans-Tore)

Research projects

  • There are currently no externally financed research projects