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The Institute for Social Research was established in 1950. Our aim is to provide knowledge and understanding in areas that are important for social development and contribute to an enlightened public debate.

New publications

  • Jegermalm, Magnus; Hermansen, Jonathan & Fladmoe, Audun (2019). Beyond Voluntary Organizations and the Welfare State: Patterns of Informal Helping in the Scandinavian Countries, In Lars Skov Henriksen; Kristin Strømsnes & Lars Svedberg (ed.),  Civic Engagement in Scandinavia. Volunteering, Informal help and Giving in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.  Springer Nature.  ISBN 978-3-319-98716-3.  4.  s 95 - 111
  • Gulbrandsen, Trygve Jens (2019). Elites in an egalitarian society, Support for the Nordic model. Palgrave Macmillan.  ISBN 9783319959849.  207 s.


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