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Anita Borch

Anita Borch

About

Borch was educated sociologist at the University of Oslo and took her Ph.D. degree at the University of Helsinki on gambling and gambling problems in households. Today, Borch holds a position as Research Professor at Consumption Research Norway (SIFO) at Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet). She is also the project leader of the research project BELONG with the full title “Practices and Policies of belonging among minority and majority children of low-income families” (2021-2025) financed by the Research Council Norway. Borch has worked at SIFO since 1994 and has throughout her career studied several subjects, such as obesity, food insecurity, environmental sustainability, responsible research and innovation (RRI), Christmas gift giving, consumer literacy among youth, digital media, and children and commercials.

Research projects

Scientific publications

Borch, Anita (2022). Channeling gambling. The case of Norway. Nikkinen, Janne; Marionneau, Virve; Egerer, Michael (Ed.). The Global Gambling Industry. Structures, Tactics, and Networks of Impact. book chapter. p. 235-254. Springer Gabler.

Borch, Anita (2022). Immigrant Children’s Connections to People and the World Around Them: A Critical Discourse Review of Academic Literature. Social Inclusion .

Borch, Anita; Throne-Holst, Harald (2021). Does Proof of Concept Trump All? RRI Dilemmas in Research Practices. Science and Engineering Ethics . Vol. 27.

Borch, Anita; Kjærnes, Unni (2019). Food Insecurity. Gronow, Jukka; Holm, Lotte (Ed.). Everyday Eating in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. A comparative Study of Meal Patterns 1997-2012. 9. p. 141-159. Bloomsbury Academic.

Borch, Anita; Strandbakken, Pål (2019). User Involvement of People with Mild Disabilities in Technology Innovations: Does It Make a Difference?. Social Inclusion . Vol. 7.

Borch, Anita (2019). Parallel societies—a biased discourse ignoring the impact of housing market and policy. Borch, Anita; Harsløf, Ivan; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Laitala, Kirsi (Ed.). Inclusive Consumption: Immigrants' Access to and Use of Public and Private Goods and Services. Chapter 5. p. 79-97. Universitetsforlaget.

Borch, Anita; Bøyum, Live Standal (2019). What refugees should know about consumption. Observations from a course in personal finances. Borch, Anita; Harsløf, Ivan; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Laitala, Kirsi (Ed.). Inclusive Consumption: Immigrants' Access to and Use of Public and Private Goods and Services. Chapter 6. p. 101-116. Universitetsforlaget.

Myhr, Anders; Røyne, Frida; Brandtsegg, Andreas Saur; Bjerkseter, Catho; Throne-Holst, Harald; Borch, Anita; Wentzel, Alexander; Røyne, Anja (2019). Towards a low CO2 emission building material employing bacterial metabolism (2/2): Prospects for global warming potential reduction in the concrete industry. 26 p. PLOS ONE . Vol. 14.
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.13...

Borch, Anita; Harsløf, Ivan; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Laitala, Kirsi (2019). Inclusive Consumption: Immigrants' Access to and Use of Public and Private Goods and Services. ISBN: 9788215031682. 183 p. Universitetsforlaget.
https://www.idunn.no/inclusive_consumption

Borch, Anita (2018). Why Restrict? Seven Explanations for the Electronic Gambling Machines Monopoly in Norway. Egerer, Michael; Marionneau, Virve; Nikkinen, Janne (Ed.). Gambling Policies in European Welfare States. Current Challenges and Future Prospects. Kapittel 10. p. 175-195. Palgrave Macmillan.

Borch, Anita (2016). Stop Shop 2012 and the role of simplicity movements in sustainable change. Journal of Research for Consumers . Vol. 29.

Borch, Anita (2016). Stop Shop 2012 – et forbrukerdrevet initiativs rolle i utviklingen mot et bærekraftig samfunn. Vittersø, Gunnar; Borch, Anita; Laitala, Kirsi Maria; Strandbakken, Pål (Ed.). Forbruk og det grønne skiftet. 8. p. 131-157. Novus Forlag.

Borch, Anita (2016). Elbil i norske nyheter (1959–2014): et bidrag for klima?. Vittersø, Gunnar; Borch, Anita; Laitala, Kirsi Maria; Strandbakken, Pål (Ed.). Forbruk og det grønne skiftet. 6. p. 91-108. Novus Forlag.

Vittersø, Gunnar; Borch, Anita; Laitala, Kirsi Maria; Strandbakken, Pål (2016). Forbruk og det grønne skiftet. ISBN: 978-82-7099-853-1. 214 p. Novus Forlag.
http://novus.mamutweb.com/Shop/Product/Vitters%C3%...

Borch, Anita; Kjærnes, Unni (2016). Food security and food insecurity in Europe: An analysis of the academic discourse (1975–2013). Appetite . Vol. 103.

Borch, Anita; Kjærnes, Unni (2016). The Prevalence and Risk of Food Insecurity in the Nordic Region: Preliminary Results. Journal of Consumer Policy . Vol. 39.

Borch, Anita; Rantala, Varpu (2015). Addiction: a highly successful, essentially contested concept. Introduction to International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research’s (IJADR) special issue: Addiction. What is the added value of the concept today?. The international journal of alcohol and drug research . Vol. 4.

Borch, Anita (2015). Problem gambling –A Lacanian Real?. The international journal of alcohol and drug research . Vol. 1.

Borch, Anita; Vittersø, Gunnar; Stø, Eivind (2015). Studying Sustainable Change: From ABC to Practice. GAIA . Vol. 24.
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/oekom/gaia/2...

Strandbakken, Pål; Borch, Anita (2015). Third-generation deliberative processes: from consumer research to participatory democracy. Strandbakken, Pål; Gronow, Jukka (Ed.). The consumer in society : A tribute to Eivind Stø. 19. p. 403-414. Abstrakt forlag.

Borch, Anita; Strandbakken, Pål (2015). Consumer influence and stakeholder involvement for a green welfare society: a brief overview of Eivind Stø's professional career. Strandbakken, Pål; Gronow, Jukka (Ed.). The consumer in society : A tribute to Eivind Stø. 1. p. 25-38. Abstrakt forlag.

Borch, Anita (2013). En ting i pent papir til jul. Gaver og gavegivning. Strandbakken, Pål; Heidenstrøm, Nina (Ed.). Hinsides symbolverdi. Materialiteten i forbruket. 8. p. 169-182. Novus Forlag.

Borch, Anita; Roos, Gun (2012). Public Private Partnerships fighting obesity in Europe. 13 p. Anthropology of food .

Borch, Anita (2012). The Real of problem gambling households. 27 p. Journal of Gambling Studies .

Borch, Anita (2012). Perceptions of gambling in households - A case study from Norway. Addiction Research and Theory . Vol. 20.

Borch, Anita (2012). Gambling in the news and the revelation of market power: the case of Norway. International Gambling Studies . Vol. 12.

Borch, Anita (2010). Balancing Rules: Gambling Consumption at Home. Kingma, Sytze F. (Ed.). Global gambling: Cultural Perspectives on Gambling Organizations. Kapittel 8. p. 195-210. Routledge.



These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete