Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism Bergen

Author: Daniel Nygård

PROJECT: Elaine Sutherland, Asgeir Falch-Eriksen and Mathea Loen are taking up positions at the Centre to work on the Legitimacy […]
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PHD: Why is adoption rarely used in Norwegian child protection, but widely used in the United States?
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NEW ARTICLE: Analysis shows that the status and respect of the child’s de facto family life is increasing.
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VIDEO: Marit Skivenes in conversation with judge Arnfinn Bårdsen from the European Court of Human Rights.
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NEW ARTICLE: Many children are absent in the decision-maker’s justification and conclusion about adoption, finds Skivenes & McEwan-Strand.
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VIDEO: Recording of the webinar on children’s participation is now available.
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ARTICLE: Krutzinna & Skivenes analyse judicial decision makers’ assessment of mothers’ parenting capacities in newborn removal cases.
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NEW PROJECT: Marit Skivenes and Jill D. Berrick are awarded a research grant to study cross-national experiences of foster care […]
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The PhD-course in Systematic Reviews in Social Sciences attracted students from different countries and disciplines.
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ARTICLE: New study presents needed insights into how legal decision-makers in Norway justify care orders of newborn children.
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