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Ingrid Smette

Ingrid Smette


Ingrid Smette is a researcher at NOVA, section for research on childhood, family and child welfare. Her research interests are parenthood and childhood in a culturally diverse welfare state. She has recently completed a postdoctoral project at the University of Oslo on parenting ideals and practices in the second generation. She is currently working on several projects relating to how welfare state institutions deal with religious difference.  She holds a PhD in social anthropology (2015) from UiO and works mainly with qualitative methods.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Social anthropology

Subject areas

Migration   Youth   Education   Familylife, parenting, child-care   Students with minority background   Youth, gender, violence   High School   Social control   Sexual violence   Authonomy   Majority-minority relations   Secondary school

Research projects

Scientific publications

Smette, Ingrid ; Aarset, Monica Five (2023). Parenting in the second generation. The changing family figurations of descendants of Pakistani, Indian and Sri Lankan Tamil immigrants in Norway. 24 p. Ethnic and Racial Studies.

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.

Østby, Lene; Stefansen, Kari ; Smette, Ingrid (2022). Overgrepsutsattes erfaringer med spesialiserte lavterskeltilbud: Symbolsk anerkjennelse, solidariske fellesskap. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning. Vol. Årgang 25.

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.

Smette, Ingrid ; Hegna, Kristinn (2021). Selvbestemmelse og selvregulering: Nye elevidealer for ungdomsskolen. Ødegård, Guro; Pedersen, Willy (Ed.). UNGDOMMEN. p. 113-134. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Smette, Ingrid ; Hyggen, Christer ; Bredal, Anja (2021). Foreldrerestriksjoner blant minoritetsungdom: omfang og mønstre i og utenfor skolen. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning. Vol. 62.

Strandbu, Åse; Stefansen, Kari ; Smette, Ingrid ; Seippel, Ørnulf (2021). Ungdomsidrettens spenninger. Ødegård, Guro; Pedersen, Willy (Ed.). UNGDOMMEN. p. 135-152. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Rosten, Monika Grønli ; Smette, Ingrid (2021). Pragmatic, pious and pissed off: young Muslims girls managing conflicting sexual norms and social control. 16 p. Journal of Youth Studies.

Aarset, Monica Five ; Smette, Ingrid ; Rosten, Monika (2021). Thinking through generation: On parenting and belonging among adult children of immigrants in Norway. Falch-Eriksen, Asgeir; Takle, Marianne; Britt, Slagsvold (Ed.). Generational Tensions and Solidarity Within Advanced Welfare States. p. 79-95. Routledge.

Andersen, Patrick Lie ; Smette, Ingrid ; Bredal, Anja (2020). Ungdoms voldsutsatthet og foreldres landbakgrunn. Bredal, Anja; Eggebø, Helga; Eriksen, Astrid (Ed.). Vold i nære relasjoner i et mangfoldig Norge. p. 167-195. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

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