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Sigurd Eid Jacobsen

Sigurd Eid Jacobsen


Sigurd Eid Jacobsen is a Ph.D. candidate in Social Sciences at OsloMet. He is part of the research group Health and Welfare Studies at Norwegian Social Research (NOVA) and a part of the project Socio-spatial Inequality among Families with Children with Disabilities who are Entitled to Cash Benefits and Welfare Services (UPTAKE). Jacobsen is in his PhD-project, «Social Class, Institutional Navigation, and Disability in the Welfare State», exploring how social inequalities frame how families with disabled children experience the social institutions in the welfare state.

Jacobsen holds a MA in sociology (2019) from the University of Oslo, where he also was employed as a research assistant on several projects. After finishing his MA and until 2021, he was a part of the Section for Youth Research at NOVA where he worked with the Ungdata surveys and was particularly interested in social inequality in youth participation in organized leisure time activities.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines


Subject areas

Families with disabled children   Qualitative methods   Quantitative methods   Social inequalities   Youth   Disability   Social theory   Class analysis

Research projects

Scientific publications

Jacobsen, Sigurd Eid (2023). Social class, disability, and institutional interactions: the case of families with disabled children in the welfare state. Disability & Society.

Jacobsen, Sigurd Eid ; Bøhler, Kjetil Klette (2023). Affective Citizenship: Social Exclusion of Families with Disabled Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Takle, Marianne; Vedeler, Janikke Solstad; Schoyen, Mi Ah; Bøhler, Kjetil Klette; Falch-Eriksen, Asgeir (Ed.). Citizenship and Social Exclusion at the Margins of the Welfare State. p. 123-133. Routledge.

Løvgren, Mette ; Jacobsen, Sigurd Eid (2023). Motivation, development and use of Ungdata Junior: An annual general survey among children in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.

Albertini Früh, Elena ; Østerud, Kaja Larsen ; Vedeler, Janikke Solstad ; Anvik, Cecilie Høj; Jacobsen, Sigurd Eid (2023). Er koordinatorordningen for familier med funksjonshemmede barn bærekraftig?. Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning. Vol. 9.

Jacobsen, Sigurd Eid (2023). Negotiating the Administrative Burden: The Navigation of Welfare Services by Parents with Disabled Children. 12 p. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. Vol. 25.

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