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Ingunn Marie Eriksen

Ingunn Marie Eriksen


Senior researcher Ingunn Eriksen completed her PhD in cultural studies in 2013. Her primary analytical focus has been on the meaning and formation of social groups in school, particularly in relation to ethnicity and gender, and on school environment, bullying and student mental health and wellbeing in school. She has extensive experience with qualitative interviews and participant observation fieldworks.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Humanities   Social sciences   Social anthropology   Sociology

Subject areas

Gender   Ethnicity   Qualitative methods   Youth   Mobbing   Psykisk helse   School   School environment

Research groups

Research projects

Scientific publications

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie; Walseth, Kristin (2021). Med kropp som prosjekt. Ødegård, Guro; Pedersen, Willy (Ed.). UNGDOMMEN. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Pedersen, Willy; Eriksen, Ingunn Marie (2021). Distribution of capital and school-related stress at elite high schools. Journal of Youth Studies .

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie (2021). Duty, discipline and mental health problems: Young people’s pursuit of educational achievement and body ideals. Journal of Youth Studies .

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie (2021). Teens’ dreams of becoming professional athletes: the gender gap in youths’ sports ambitions. Sport in Society Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics .

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie; Stefansen, Kari (2021). What are youth sports for? Youth sports parenting in working-class communities. Sport, Education and Society .

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie; Seland, Idunn (2020). Conceptualizing Well-being in Youth: The Potential of Youth Clubs. Young - Nordic Journal of Youth Research .

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie (2020). Class, parenting and academic stress in Norway: middle-class youth on parental pressure and mental health. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education .

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie (2019). Tough femininities: ethnic minority girls’ aggressive school opposition. British Journal of Sociology of Education .

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie; Huang, Lihong (2019). Discrepancies in school staff’s awareness of bullying: A Nordic comparison. Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE) . Vol. 3.

Sletten, Mira Aaboen; Eriksen, Ingunn Marie; Pedersen, Eirin; Seland, Idunn (2019). Grenser for skolens ansvar? Skolelederes perspektiv på mandat i det frafallsforebyggende arbeidet. Nordisk Administrativt Tidsskrift . Vol. 96.

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