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Ingunn Marie Eriksen

Ingunn Marie Eriksen


Research professor 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 social class, ethnicity and gender, and on school environment, bullying, mental health and wellbeing. She has extensive experience with qualitative interviews and participant observation fieldworks, and is the P.I of the qualitative longitudinal research programme Inequality in youth. She is the co-editor of Nordic Journal for Youth Research.

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 ; Andersen, Patrick Lie (2023). The gendered district effect: psychosocial reasons why girls wish to leave their rural communities. Journal of Youth Studies.

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie ; Walseth, Kristin ; Standal, Øyvind Førland (2023). Bakgrunn for temaet Folkehelse og livsmestring. Walseth, Kristin; Standal, Øyvind Førland (Ed.). Folkehelse og livsmestring - med utgangspunkt i fagene. Universitetsforlaget.

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie ; Stefansen, Kari ; Langnes, Tonje Fjogstad ; Walseth, Kristin (2023). The formation of classed health lifestyles during youth: A two-generational, longitudinal approach. Sociology of Health and Illness.

Smette, Ingrid ; Eriksen, Ingunn Marie (2023). From Gendered Borderwork to Ethnic Boundaries: The Case of Two Norwegian Schools. Oeur, Freeden Blume; Pascoe, C. J. (Ed.). Gender replay: On kids, school and feminism. New York University Press.

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie ; Stefansen, Kari ; Smette, Ingrid (2022). Inequalities in the making: the role of young people’s relational resources through the COVID-19 lockdown. Journal of Youth Studies.

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

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 ; Walseth, Kristin (2021). Med kropp som prosjekt. Ødegård, Guro; Pedersen, Willy (Ed.). UNGDOMMEN. p. 153-172. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Eriksen, Ingunn Marie ; Stefansen, Kari (2021). Mapping young Norwegians' self-projects and future orientations. Nico, Magda; Pollock, Gary (Ed.). The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Inequalities and the Life Course. p. 261-271. Taylor & Francis.

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