• Changes and Continuities in the Development of Rural Teacher Education in the Fjords of Western Norway 

      Berg, Laila Margaret Nordstrand; Yttri, Gunnar (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      In this chapter, we apply historical institutionalism to study the development of teacher education in Sogndal, a Norwegian rural village, from the early 1960s to the present. The rationale for establishing teacher training ...
    • “Hot Case-workers and Squint-eyed Whores” - Sexual Harassment of Norwegian Social- and Health Care Students in Practical Training 

      Trysnes, Irene; Furrebøe, Elise Frølich; Berg, Laila Margaret Nordstrand; Einstabland, Åsta Louise; Klostergaard, Claudia; Jørstad, Hanne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Sexual harassment is a societal challenge. Youth, women, students, and health care professionals are some of the groups most at risk for experiencing sexual harassment. In this study, we examine how higher education ...
    • Universities and regions: New insights and emerging developments 

      Berg, Laila Margaret Nordstrand; Thomas, Elisa; Iakovleva, Tatiana Aleksandrovna; Pinheiro, Romulo; Benneworth, Paul (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      In this concluding chapter, the editors take stock of the empirical findings across the cases and levels of analysis and link the empirical evidence to the analytical framework presented in Chapter 2. In so doing, we revisit ...
    • Universities' mundaneness and regional engagement: Setting the stage 

      Thomas, Elisa; Benneworth, Paul; Berg, Laila Margaret Nordstrand; Iakovleva, Tatiana Aleksandrovna; Pinheiro, Romulo (Chapter, 2022)
      This chapter introduces the main logic of this volume, which starts from the grassroots level of universities’ “everyday” engagements, looking at the manifold ways in which university knowledge agents build connections ...
    • Unpacking Mundaneness : A novel conceptual framework for universities and regional engagement 

      Pinheiro, Romulo; Berg, Laila Margaret Nordstrand; Iakovleva, Tatiana Aleksandrovna; Thomas, Elisa; Benneworth, Paul (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      In this chapter, we debate the current view on university-regional engagements and suggest a renewed theoretical framework based on four main elements – macro, meso, micro dimensions, as well as a meta-dimension of temporality ...