Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism Bergen

Author: Daniel Nygård

BLOG: When a state decides to deport a child, this decision needs to take the child’s rights and their best […]
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NEWS: Professor Skivenes is appointed by the Norwegian government to lead a national expert group reviewing the child protection system.
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NEW ARTICLE: Jenny Krutzinna explores the dilemma between protecting children and safeguarding mothering opportunities for care-experienced mothers.
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BLOG: The role of emotions in child protection are understudied and underemphasized.
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ARTICLE: Study of services and support for mothers and newborn babies in vulnerable situations in eight European jurisdictions.
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BLOG: What can child welfare research teach us about saving democracy?
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VIDEO: Hege Stein Helland presenting findings from research on adoption from care without parental consent (in Norwegian).
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NEW PROJECT: The Centre has received funding to conduct a groundbreaking study of children’s participation.
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BARNUNGE21: Three young researchers from the Centre held key roles in the process towards a national strategy for children at risk.
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VIDEO: PhD Candidate Hege Helland explains how decision-makers exercise discretion in adoption cases.
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