Department of Sociology

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Professor emerita Kari Wærness and Associate Professor Karen Christensen at the Department of Sociology have contributed to a new book on care for the elderly in Norway and Japan.
Associate professor at the Department of Sociology, Asuncion Lera St. Clair, has together with Professor Des Gasper edited the book “Development Ethics”. This book is a part of the series "The International Library of Essays in Public and Professional Ethics".
Sveinung Sandberg, Research Fellow at the Department of Sociology, UiB has co-written a book on young black men dealing cannabis in Oslo. Sandberg and Willy Pedersen, professor in sociology at the University of Oslo, based the book on extensive fieldwork and repeated in-depth interviews with dealers aged between 15 and 30.
Professor Ann Nilsen from the Department of Sociology has co-edited a volume on work and family life balance
Kari Wærness, professor emerita at the Department of Sociology, has co-edited a book on care for the seriously sick and dying in Ghana.
Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, Asunción St Clair, has co-authored a book with Professor Desmond McNeill called "Global Poverty, Ethics and Human Rights".