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Mona Sandbæk

Mona Sandbæk


Mona Sandbæk is Professor Emeritus. She holds a PhD in Social Work from the University of Trondheim/University of Washington in Seattle. The last two decades child poverty has been her main field of research. As a member of the Cost Action 18123 European Family Support Network since 2017, family policy and support has been a research focus. Earlier research has centred on Children’s rights and Child welfare and protection services. In 2004-2006 she was seconded to the Council of Europe, by the Norwegian Ministry of Children and Equality and has later been involved in different Council of Europe activities.

Research projects

Scientific publications

Johnsen, Anja; Bjørknes, Ragnhild ; Iversen, Anette Christine; Sandbæk, Mona (2018). School competence among adolescents in low-income families: does parenting style matter?. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Vol. 27.

Sandbæk, Mona (2017). European Policies to Promote Children's Rights and Combat Child Poverty. 13 p. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). Vol. 14.

Johnsen, Anja; Iversen, Anette Christine; Lie, Stein Atle; Sandbæk, Mona (2015). Does Poverty in a Scandinavian Welfare State Influence School Competence in Adolescents?. 20 p. Poverty & Public Policy (PPP). Vol. 7.

Sandbæk, Mona (2012). Child Poverty in a Rich Welfare State. Child Indicators Research. Vol. 6.

Sandbæk, Mona (2012). Child poverty in a Rich Welfare State. Child Indicators Research.

Sandbæk, Mona (2009). Family Income and Children's Perception of parental Support and Monitoring. Social Policy and Society. Vol. 8.

Sandbæk, Mona ; Grødem, Anne Skevik (2009). Barnefattigdom i et rettighetsperspektiv. Fløtten, Tone (Ed.). Barnefattigdom. p. 184-202. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Sandbæk, Mona (2008). The Council of Europe's Policy to Promote Children's Rights -Achievements and Challenges. International Journal of Child & Family Welfare. Vol. 11.

Sandbæk, Mona (2001). Bø, Anne K. (2001): ”Foreldre: skolens forlengede arm?” i Fra mottaker til aktør. Sandbæk, M. (red.). Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk. (s. 226 – 242). ISBN: 978-82-13-02545-4. 343 p. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Kristofersen, Lars B ; Sandbæk, Mona (1994). De utsatte familiene og hjelpeapparatet. Evans, Tordis Dallland; Frønes, Ivar; Kjølsrud, Lise (Ed.). Velferdssamfunnets barn. p. 95-107. Gyldendal Akademisk.

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