Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism Bergen

Previous projects

The Basis for Legitimate and Justified State Intervention in Families: USA and Norway (2018 – 2019)

Funded by the Peder Sather Grant Program. PI: Jill Berrick and Marit Skivenes.


Where is Home? Examining the Rights of Migrant and Non-Migrant Children in Norway (2018 – 2019)

Funded by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Conducted by Olive Dwan, supervised by Marit Skivenes.


Mitt Liv Barnevern (2017 – 2019)

Pro Bono Research. PI: Marit Skivenes.


Adoption as a Child Welfare Measure (2016 – 2019)

Funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Children and Family Affairs. PI: Marit Skivenes.


Legitimacy and Fallibility in Child Welfare Services (2010 – 2017)

Funded by the Research Council of Norway (VAM-programme). PI: Marit Skivenes.


Publications resulting from the projects can be found in the publication list.