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1. Religion and culture: the clash of civilizations perspective (Plamen Akaliyski)

@Huntington, S. P. (1993). "The clash of civilizations." Foreign Affairs 72(3): 22-49. (27 pages)

@Inglehart, R., & Baker, W. E. (2000). Modernization, cultural change, and the persistence of traditional values. American Sociological Review, 65(1), 19-51. doi: 10.2307/2657288 (34 pages)

@Norris, P. and R. Inglehart (2002). "Islamic culture and democracy: Testing the 'clash of civilizations' thesis." Comparative Sociology 1(3-4): 235-263. (28 pages)

2. Culture, migration and acculturation (Plamen Akaliyski)

@Berry, J. W. (2008). "Globalisation and acculturation." International Journal of Intercultural Relations 32(4): 328-336. (9 pages)

@Belot, M. and S. Ederveen (2012). "Cultural barriers in migration between OECD countries." Journal of Population Economics 25(3): 1077-1105. (29 pages)

@Leong, C. H. and C. Ward (2006). "Cultural values and attitudes toward immigrants and multiculturalism: The case of the Eurobarometer survey on racism and xenophobia." International Journal of Intercultural Relations 30(6): 799-810. (12 pages)

@Gungor, D., et al. (2012). "Religiosity, values, and acculturation: A study of Turkish, Turkish-Belgian, and Belgian adolescents." International Journal of Behavioral Development 36(5): 367-373. (7 pages)

@Fekete, L. (2006). "Enlightened fundamentalism? Immigration, feminism and the right." Race & Class 48(2): 1-22. (22 pages)

3: Incorporating the global: mobile, cosmopolitan and transnational turns (Mette Andersson)

@Urry, J. (2010): ‘Mobile sociology’, The British Journal of Sociology Vol. 61: 347-366.

@Beck, U. & Sznaider. N. (2010): ‘Unpacking cosmopolitanism for the social sciences: a research agenda’, The British Journal of Sociology Vol. 61: 381-403.

@Levitt, P. & Jaworsky, N. (2007): ‘Transnational migration studies: Past Developments and Future Trends’, Annual Review of Sociology 2007, 33:129-156.

4. Immigration and the Welfare State (Anniken Hagelund)

*Brochmann, G. & Dølvik, J.E. (2006) ‘Is immigration an enemy of the welfare state?’ In: Papademetriou, D. (ed) Europe and its immigrants in the 21st century. Washington: Migration Policy Institute, ca 20 pages

*Brochmann, Grete and A. Hagelund (2012), Immigration Policy and the Scandinavian Welfare State 1945-2010 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan). Pp 1-25

5. Mechanisms of international migration (Laura Maria Führer)

*Bosniak, L. (2009) ‘Citizenship, Noncitizenship, and the Transnationalization of Domestic Work’. In: Benhabib, S. & Resnik, J. (red) Migration and Mobilities. Citizenship, Borders, and Gender. New York: New York University Press, pp 127-156, 30 pages.

*Zolberg, Aristide R. (2006), A Nation by Design.: Immigration Policy in the Fashioning of America (New York: Russell Sage Foundation). pp1-23

6. Mobility and immobility in migrant destinations (Heidi Østbø Haugen)

@Cresswell, T. (2010). Towards a politics of mobility. Environment and planning. D, Society and space, 28(1), 17-31 (15 pages)

@Hannam, K., et al. (2006). "Editorial: Mobilities, Immobilities and Moorings." Mobilities 1(1): 1-22. (22 pages)

@Haugen, Heidi Østbø (2012). ‘Nigerians in China: A Second State of Immobility’. International Migration 50(2): pp 65-80. (16 pages)

@Haugen, Heidi Østbø (2013) 'African Pentecostal Migrants in China: Marginalization and the Alternative Geography of a Mission Theology'. African Studies Review 56(1):81-102. (22 pages)

7. The economic effects of migration (Heidi Østbø Haugen)

@Horst, Cindy; Marta Bivand Erdal; Jørgen Carling & Karin Fathimath Afeef (2014) Private money, public scrutiny? Contrasting perspectives on remittances, Global Networks 14(4): 514–532. (19 pages)

@Haugen, Heidi Østbø & Carling, Jørgen (2005). On the edge of the Chinese diaspora: The surge of baihuo business in an African city , Ethnic and Racial Studies 28(4), pp 639- 662 (34 pages) 4

@Huang, S., et al. (2012). "Caring for the elderly: the embodied labour of migrant care workers in Singapore." Global Networks 12(2): 195-215. (21 pages)

@McKay, D. (2007). "‘Sending Dollars Shows Feeling’ – Emotions and Economies in Filipino Migration." Mobilities 2(2): 175-194. (20 pages)

8: Migrant religious communities: Isolated islands? (Inger Furseth)

*Foley, Michael W. and Dean R. Hoge 2007. Religion and the New Immigrants, Ch. 1 , p. 23-55. (33s)

@Furseth, Inger 2008. Social capital and immigrant religion. Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 21(2): 147-164. (14s)

@Levitt, Peggy 2004. Redefining the Boundaries of Belonging: The Institutional Character of Transnational Religious Life. Sociology of Religion 65 (1): 1-18. (18s)

9: Religious identity and practices among Muslims (Inger Furseth)

@Furseth, Inger 2011. The hijab: Boundary work and identity negotiations among immigrant Muslim women in the Los Angeles area. Review of Religious Research 54(2): 365-385. (19s)

*Jacobsen, Christine 2011. The Quest for Authenticity: Islamization Amongst Muslim Youth in Norway. In European Muslims and the Secular State, edited by Jocelyne Cesari og Seán McLoughlin, p.155-168. Aldershot: Ashgate. (14s)

@Nyhagen Predelli, Line 2004. Interpreting Gender in Islam: A Case Study of Gender Practice and Attitudes Among Migrant Muslim Women in Oslo, Norway. Gender & Society 18(4): 473-493. (20s)

10. Contesting national belonging through activism and sport (Mette Andersson)

@Calhoun, C. (2003) ‘Belonging’ in the cosmopolitan imaginary. Ethnicities 3(4): 531-553, 23 pages

@Andersson, M. (2007) ‘The Relevance of the Black Atlantic in contemporary sport. Racial imaginaries in Norway’, International Review for the Sociology of Sport 42(1): 65-81.

@Jacobsen, C. & M. Andersson (2012) ‘"Gaza in Oslo": Social imaginaries in the political engagement of Norwegian minority youth’, Ethnicities 12(6): 821-843.

11: Immigration and the populist radical right (Anniken Hagelund)

@Fligstein, N., A. Polyakova, and W. Sandholtz ‘European Integration, Nationalism and European Identity’ Journal of Common Market Studies, 50(1): 106-122 (16 pages).

@Rydgren, Jens (2007) "The sociology of the Radical Right" Annu. Rev. Sociol. 2007. 33:241–62 (21 pages)

@Mudde, Cas (2013) "Three decades of populist radical right parties in Western Europe: So what?" European Journal of Political Research 52: 1–19

@Jungar, A.C & A.R. Jupskås (2014) "Populist Radical Right Parties in the Nordic Region: A New and Distinct Party Family?" Scandinavian Political Studies 37(3): 2015-238

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