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Monika Grønli Rosten

Monika Grønli Rosten


Monika Grønli Rosten is a social anthropologist and research professor at the department for Youth Research, NOVA / OsloMet. Rosten holds a PhD from the University of Oslo (2015) where she wrote about place and belonging among youth and young adults, based on long-term ethnographic fieldwork in Groruddalen, Oslo. Rostens research interests are youth culture, minority stigma, deprived areas and area-based initiatives, youth crime, domestic violence, youth participation and co-research. She is currently  associated with NOVAs research program on domestic violence, with projects on social control in vulnerable neighbourhoods and couple formation across ethnic and religious boundaries. Rosten is also the Norwegian PI in an international comparative research project on Muslim experiences in a context of treath in Europe (QUEST). 

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Social anthropology

Subject areas

Gender   Ethnicity   Family health   Youth culture   Identity   Minority youth   The Welfare state   The Grorud Valley   Domestic violence   Belonging and place



Research projects

Scientific publications

Rosten, Monika ; Aarset, Monica Five (2024). «You represent, man!» Minority-Norwegian strategies for stigma management. 15 p. Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift. Vol. 35.

Rosten, Monika (2024). Revisiting the “Asian Gang” in Southern London and Eastern Oslo. Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Rosten, Monika ; Tolstad, Ingrid M. (2021). Samlokaliserte, samorganiserte og samskapte ungdomstilbud - en utopi?. Hagen, Aina Landsverk (Ed.). Ung medvirkning: Kreativitet og konflikt i planlegging. p. 197-221. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Bjørnholt, Margunn; Rosten, Monika (2021). Male victims of violence and men’s rights struggles: a perfect match?. Gottzén, Lucas; Bjørnholt, Margunn; Boonzaier, Floretta (Ed.). Men, Masculinities and Intimate Partner Violence. Routledge.

Sletten, Mira Aaboen ; Rosten, Monika ; Vogt, Kristoffer Chelsom (2021). Svartmaling av gutter og sykeliggjøring av jenter. Ødegård, Guro; Pedersen, Willy (Ed.). UNGDOMMEN. p. 87-110. 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.

Rosten, Monika ; Hagen, Aina Landsverk ; Tolstad, Ingrid M. (2021). Fra tynn til tykk medvirkning: Unge medforskere som lokale kunnskapsprodusenter. Hagen, Aina Landsverk; Andersen, Bengt (Ed.). Ung medvirkning: Kreativitet og konflikt i planlegging. p. 43-73. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. noasp.15

Rosten, Monika (2020). En (tro)verdig utsatt? Menns fortellinger om vold fra en kvinnelig eller mannlig partner. Bredal, Anja; Eggebø, Helga; Eriksen, Astrid (Ed.). Vold i nære relasjoner i et mangfoldig Norge. p. 87-106. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Rosten, Monika (2019). Cultivating ethical negotiations or fetishising consent in BDSM. Heinskou, Marie Bruvik; Stefansen, Kari; Skilbrei, May-Len (Ed.). Rape in the Nordic Countries: Continuity and Change. Routledge.

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