Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism Bergen

Previous projects

Research 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.


Other projects

Utvalg for gjennomgang av barnevernssaker i Bergen kommune (2019 – 2020)

Evaluation committee, appointed by the City Government of Bergen. Contributors from the Centre: Marit Skivenes and Hege Stein Helland.