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Browsing by Department "Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics"

Browsing by Department "Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics"

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  • Egilson, Snæfríður Þóra; Jónasdóttir, Sigrún Kristín (2021)
    Markmið þessarar greinar er að fjalla um algilda hönnun (e. universal design) í fræðilegu samhengi og með skírskotun í rannsóknir höfunda. Sjónum er einnig beint að stefnumótandi skjölum um algilda hönnun hér á landi. Algild hönnun er byggð á gildum ...
  • Loftsdóttir, Kristín; Eyþórsdóttir, Eyrún; Willson, Margaret (2021-03)
    In this article, we focus on whiteness as an historically shifting phenomenon by analysing Brazilian recent emphasis on Icelandic ancestry, demonstrating the intersection of whiteness, class and ethnicity. A small group of Icelanders were among the ...
  • Lut, Irina; Lewis, Kate; Wijlaars, Linda; Gilbert, Ruth; Fitzpatrick, Tiffany; Lu, Hong; Guttmann, Astrid; Goldfield, Sharon; Lei, Shaoke; Gunnlaugsson, Geir; Hrafn Jónsson, Stefán; Mechtler, Reli; Gissler, Mika; Hjern, Anders; Hardelid, Pia (2021)
    Objectives: To demonstrate the challenges of interpreting cross-country comparisons of paediatric asthma hospital admission rates as an indicator of primary care quality. Methods: We used hospital administrative data from >10 million children aged 6–15 ...
  • Rice, James Gordon; Bjargardóttir, Helga Baldvins; Sigurjónsdóttir, Hanna Björg (2020-12-28)
    This contribution is a collective re-analysis of three research projects in Iceland focused on parenting with a disability which draws upon data spanning a twenty-year period. The core purpose of these projects is to understand why parents with primarily ...
  • Mattingsdal, Morten; Ebenesersdóttir, Sigríður Sunna; Moore, Kristjan Helgi Swerford; Andreassen, Ole A.; Hansen, Thomas Folkmann; Werge, Thomas M.; Kockum, Ingrid; Olsson, Tomas; Alfredsson, Lars; Helgason, Agnar Sturla; Stefánsson, Kári; Hovig, Eivind (2021-05-17)
    The aim of the present study was to describe the genetic structure of the Norwegian population using genotypes from 6369 unrelated individuals with detailed information about places of residence. Using standard single marker- and haplotype-based ...
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Ásta; Egilson, Snæfríður Þóra; Haraldsdóttir, Freyja (2022-01-15)
    When conceptualising health and wellbeing among disabled people, the experience of internalised ableism must be considered. In this article, we argue that internalised ableism is indeed a health and wellbeing issue that materialises in numerous complex ...
  • Matti, Stephanie Alice; Ögmundardóttir, Helga (2021-05)
    Climate change is contributing to shifts in the magnitude and scale of hazards, and the emergence of risks in areas where they were previously unknown. In south-east Iceland, a fracture in the mountainside of Svínafellsheiði threatens to cause between ...
  • Ravn-Højgaard, Signe; Jóhannsdóttir, Valgerður; Karlsson, Ragnar; Olavson, Rógvi; Skorini, Heini (2021-03-26)
    This study compares the media systems of the West Nordic countries, namely the Faroe Islands, Greenland, and Iceland. All three countries are democratic welfare states with considerable institutional transfer from the larger Nordic countries. It is ...
  • Gunnlaugsson, Geir; Baboudóttir, Fatou Ndure; Baldé, Aladje; Jandi, Zeca; Boiro, Hamadou; Einarsdóttir, Jónína (2021-01)
    Inequality in access to quality education is wide-ranging across and within countries. This study examines determinants for adolescents’ school enrolment in private and public schools in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, including 2,039 randomly selected ...
  • Ingólfsdóttir, Jóna Guðbjörg; Traustadóttir, Rannveig; Egilson, Snæfríður Þóra (2021-01-11)
    This article focuses on the views and experiences of professionals providing specialised services to disabled children and their families. It is part of a larger research project that investigates the gap between policy ideals and service provision for ...
  • Hardonk, Stefan Celine; Halldórsdóttir, Sandra (2021)
    Supported employment (SE) programmes are generally considered an effective measure to support disabled people in the labour market. While research about SE has mostly focused on quantitative measures, such as successful placement, scholars have argued ...