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Ivan Harsløf

Ivan Harsløf

About

Ivan Harsløf holds a Master in social science and international studies from Aalborg University (1998) and a PhD in Sociology, University of Oslo (2007). As part of his master's and doctoral studies, he has had longer-term stays at Sonoma State University, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Università Milano-Bicocca. He has worked at the Danish National Centre for Social Research (SFI), Norwegian Social Research (NOVA), and since 2006 at HiOA. Here he has been the Managing Director of the Group for Inclusive Social Welfare (2006-2010), acting research leader for the interfaculty program, Care, Health and Welfare (2010-2012) and from 2011, Assistant Dean for research at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

He teaches Comparative Social Welfare Theory and Concepts at the Master in International Social Welfare and Health Policy. Research interests include comparative welfare state research, the organization of social services, social inequalities in health, poverty and European social policy.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Social work   Sociology   Political science and organisational theory

Subject areas

Working life   Cross-national comparison   Welfare and poverty   Inequalities in Health   Arbeidsrettet rehabilitering   Active social policies   New social risks

Regions

Europe   The Nordic Countries

Administrative field of work

EU   Research training   Contract work   Research ethics   Research strategy

Research projects

Scientific publications

Harsløf, Ivan; Zuev, Dennis (2022). Temporary transnational labour mobility and gendered individualization in Europe. Mobilities .

Larsen, Kristian; Harsløf, Ivan (2021). ‘The human bottom line’: New institutionalism and Bourdieu’s field theory on the growing prominence of healthiness in Nordic work organizations. Robinson, Sarah; Ernst, Jette; Larsen, Kristian; Thomassen, Ole Jacob (Ed.). Pierre Bourdieu in Studies of Organization and Management. Societal Change and Transforming Fields. 3. Routledge.

Asimakopoulou, Koula; Hoorens, Vera; Speed, Ewen; Coulson, Neil; Antoniszczak, Dominika; Collyer, Fran; Deschrijver, Eliane; Dubbin, Leslie; Faulks, Denise; Forsyth, Rowena; Goltsi, Vicky; Harsløf, Ivan; Larsen, Kristian; Manaras, Irene; Olczak‐Kowalczyk, Dorota; Willis, Karen; Xenou, Tatiana; Scambler, Sasha (2020). Comparative optimism about infection and recovery from COVID‐19; Implications for adherence with lockdown advice. Health Expectations .

Larsen, Kristian; Harsløf, Ivan (2020). Promoting Health as a Form of Capital: The Transformation of the Danish Healthcare Field as Experienced By Private Healthcare Professionals. Collyer, Fran; Willis, Karen (Ed.). Navigating Private and Public Healthcare: Experiences of Patients, Doctors and Policy-Makers. 10. p. 201-223. Palgrave Macmillan.

Odgaard, Lene; Harsløf, Ivan; Stubbs, Peter W. (2019). Return to Work After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Diverse Labour Market and Welfare State Contexts. Harsløf, Ivan; Poulsen, Ingrid; Larsen, Kristian (Ed.). New dynamics of disability and rehabilitation: Interdisciplinary perspectives. 7. p. 145-170. Palgrave Macmillan.

Harsløf, Ivan; Poulsen, Ingrid; Larsen, Kristian (2019). Northern European Rehabilitation Services in the Context of Changing Healthcare, Welfare, and Labour Market Institutions: A Theoretical Framework. Harsløf, Ivan; Poulsen, Ingrid; Larsen, Kristian (Ed.). New dynamics of disability and rehabilitation: Interdisciplinary perspectives. 2. p. 23-42. Palgrave Macmillan.

Harsløf, Ivan; Slomic, Mirela; Håvold, Ole Kristian Sandnes (2019). Establishing Individual Care Plans for Rehabilitation Patients: Traces of Self-Targeting in the Norwegian Universal Welfare State. Nordic Journal of Social Research .
https://journals.hioa.no/index.php/njsr/article/vi...

Harsløf, Ivan; Poulsen, Ingrid; Larsen, Kristian (2019). New dynamics of disability and rehabilitation: Interdisciplinary perspectives. ISBN: 978-981-13-7345-9. 328 p. Palgrave Macmillan.

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

Håvold, Ole Kristian Sandnes; Harsløf, Ivan; Andreassen, Tone Alm (2018). Externalizing an ‘Asset Model’ of Activation: Creative Institutional Work by Frontline Workers in the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Service. Social Policy & Administration . Vol. 52.

Barroso, José Luis Goméz; Barillà, Stefania; Harsløf, Ivan (2017). The European Union policy framework for social services: Agendas, regulations, and discourses. Martinelli, Flavia; Anttonen, Anneli; Mätzke, Margitta (Ed.). Social Services Disrupted: Changes, Challenges and Policy Implications for Europe in Times of Austerity. 2. p. 49-70. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Harsløf, Ivan; Søbjerg Nielsen, Ulla; Feiring, Marte (2017). Danish and Norwegian hospital social workers’ cross-institutional work amidst inter-sectoral restructuring of health and social welfare. European Journal of Social Work . Vol. 20.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/3504

Harsløf, Ivan (2015). European policy and social innovation. Bertin, Giovanni; Campostrini, Stefano (Ed.). Equiwelfare and social innovation: An European Perspective. Kapittel 5. p. 107-122. Edizioni Franco Angeli.

Kvist, Jon; Harsløf, Ivan (2014). Workfare with welfare revisited: Instigating dual tracks based on insiders and outsiders. Lødemel, Ivar; Moreira, Amilcar (Ed.). Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence. 3. Oxford University Press.

Gubrium, Erika; Harsløf, Ivan; Lødemel, Ivar (2014). Norwegian activation reform on a wave of wider welfare state change: A critical assessment. Lødemel, Ivar; Moreira, Amilcar (Ed.). Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence. 2. Oxford University Press.

Debesay, Jonas; Harsløf, Ivan; Rechel, Bernd; Vike, Halvard (2014). Dispensing emotions: Norwegian community nurses' handling of diversity in a changing organizational context. Social Science and Medicine . Vol. 119.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/2532

Debesay, Jonas; Harsløf, Ivan; Rechel, Bernd; Vike, Halvard (2014). Facing diversity under institutional constraints: Challenging situations for community nurses when providing care to ethnic minority patients. Journal of Advanced Nursing . Vol. 70.

Ulmestig, Rickard; Harsløf, Ivan (2013). Discussion: The Take on New Social Risks in the Nordic Welfare States. Harsløf, Ivan; Ulmestig, Rickard (Ed.). Changing Social Risks and Social Policy Responses in the Nordic Welfare States. Chapter 12. p. 266-281. Palgrave Macmillan.

Larsen, Kristian; Cutchin, Malcolm; Harsløf, Ivan (2013). Health Capital: New Health Risks and Personal Investments in the Body in the Context of Changing Nordic Welfare States. Harsløf, Ivan; Ulmestig, Rickard (Ed.). Changing Social Risks and Social Policy Responses in the Nordic Welfare States. Chapter 8. p. 165-188. Palgrave Macmillan.

Harsløf, Ivan; Scarpa, Simone; Andersen, Synøve Nygaard (2013). Changing Population Profiles and Social Risks Structures in the Nordic Countries. Harsløf, Ivan; Ulmestig, Rickard (Ed.). Changing Social Risks and Social Policy Responses in the Nordic Welfare States. Chapter 2. p. 25-49. Palgrave Macmillan.

Harsløf, Ivan; Ulmestig, Rickard (2013). Changing Social Risks and Social Policy Responses in the Nordic Welfare States. ISBN: 978-1-137-26718-4. 304 p. Palgrave Macmillan.

Harsløf, Ivan; Malmberg-Heimonen, Ira (2013). Tiltak mot marginalisering i livsfasen fra ung til voksen. Hammer, Torild; Hyggen, Christer (Ed.). Ung voksen og utenfor. Mestring og marginalitet på vei til voksenliv. Kapittel 2. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Lorentzen, Thomas; Dahl, Espen; Harsløf, Ivan (2012). Welfare risks in early adulthood: a longitudinal analysis of social assistance transitions in Norway. International Journal of Social Welfare . Vol. 21.

Gele, Abdi Ali; Harsløf, Ivan (2012). Barriers and Facilitators to Civic Engagement Among Elderly African Immigrants in Oslo. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health . Vol. 14.

Gele, Abdikadir Ali; Harsløf, Ivan (2010). Types of social capital resources and self-rated health among the Norwegian adult population. 9 p. International Journal for Equity in Health . Vol. 9.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/607

Harsløf, Ivan; Seim, Sissel (2008). Fattigdom i en norsk velferdskontekst. Harsløf, Ivan; Seim, Sissel (Ed.). Fattigdommens dynamikk: Perspektiver på marginalisering i det norske samfunnet. Kapittel 1. p. 13-36. Universitetsforlaget.

Harsløf, Ivan (2008). Conditionality in Norwegian welfare policies. Kay, Lawrence; Hartwich, Oliver Marc (Ed.). When Hassle Means Help: The International Lessons of Conditional Welfare. 4. p. 47-58.
http://www.policyexchange.org.uk/Publications.aspx...

Harsløf, Ivan; Seim, Sissel (2008). Fattigdommens dynamikk: Perspektiver på marginalisering i det norske samfunnet. ISBN: 9788215013442. 307 p. Universitetsforlaget.
http://www.universitetsforlaget.no/boker/psykologi...

Harsløf, Ivan (2007). Changing Youth Labour Markets, Welfare Institutions and Young People's Control over Working Time. Time & Society . Vol. 16.

Harsløf, Ivan (2006). The Impact of Welfare and Labour Market Institutions on Informal Recruitment in European Youth Labour Markets. European Societies . Vol. 8.





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