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Jorunn Theresia Jessen

Jorunn Theresia Jessen

About

Jorunn Theresia Jessen is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Welfare and Labour Research, Norwegian Social Research, Unit of Childhood studies at Oslo and Akershus University College. Her main areas of research is social policy, welfare services and the studies of professions. She is participating in several projects, such as the study TREfF – “Social security in Context: social justice, efficiency and restribution”. Her published papers from this project are based on survey data, including studies of professional discretion,client attitudes and the impact of activation policies and governance strategies on front line practice.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Sociology

Subject areas

Welfare state   Child care   Collaboration   Fostercare   The Norwegian employment and welfare reform   Autonomy and discretion   Welfare administration and social services   Social security   Visiting rights   Profession practice

Scientific publications

Jessen, Jorunn Theresia (2018). Accoutability requirments for social work professionals. Sowa, Frank; Staples, Ronald; Zapfel, Stefan (Ed.). The Transformation of work in welfare state organizations. New public management and the institutional diffusion of ideas.. 5. p. 92-106. Routledge.

Seeberg, Marie Louise; Jessen, Jorunn Theresia (2017). Providing care services: strategies of key actors and emerging policy change in Norway. Sirovatka, Tomáš; Valkova, Jana (Ed.). Understanding Care Policies in Changing Times:Experiences and Lessons from the Czech Republic and Norway. 4. p. 115-134. Nakladatelství Masarykovy univerzity.

Horak, Pavel; Horakova, Marketa; Seeberg, Marie Louise; Jessen, Jorunn Theresia (2017). Care policies and governance in Norway and the Czech Republic. Sirovatka, Tomáš; Valkova, Jana (Ed.). Understanding Care Policies in Changing Times:Experiences and Lessons from the Czech Republic and Norway. 2. p. 55-86. Nakladatelství Masarykovy univerzity.

Jessen, Jorunn Theresia (2015). Public governance-constraints and challenges for social work practice :. Journal of Comparative Social Work . Vol. 10.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/3061

Terum, Lars Inge; Jessen, Jorunn Theresia (2015). Den tvetydige aktiveringen : en studie av veiledere ved lokale NAV-kontor. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning . Vol. 18.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/3009

Jessen, Jorunn Theresia; Stjernø, Steinar; Johannessen, Asbjørn (2014). '50 års ubehag? Sosialt arbeid fra lov om sosial omsorg til NAV i sosialpolitisk kontekst'. Ohnstad, Anbjørg; Rugkåsa, Marianne; Ylvisaker, Signe (Ed.). Ubehaget i sosialt arbeid. kapittel 11. p. 224-257. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Jessen, Jorunn Theresia; Tufte, Per Arne (2014). Discretionary decision-making in a changing context of activation policies and welfare reforms. Journal of Social Policy . Vol. 43.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/1970

Stjernø, Steinar; Jessen, Jorunn Theresia; Johannessen, Asbjørn (2014). 50 års ubehag? Sosialt arbeid fra lov om sosial omsorg til NAV. Ohnstad, Anbjørg; Rugkåsa, Marianne; Ylvisaker, Signe (Ed.). Ubehaget i sosialt arbeid. Kapittel 11. p. 224-259. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Terum, Lars Inge; Tufte, Per Arne; Jessen, Jorunn Theresia (2012). Arbeidslinja og sosialarbeiderne. Stjernø, Steinar; Øverbye, Einar (Ed.). Arbeidslinja - arbeidsmotivasjonen og velferdsstaten. Kapittel 4. p. 79-95. Universitetsforlaget.

Jessen, Jorunn Theresia (2011). Forvaltning av velferd: Yrkesutøvelse i møte med byråkrati og brukere. ISBN: 978-82-471-3187-9. 306 p.





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