Marianne Takvam Kindt's research while affiliated with Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education and other places

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Many children of immigrants have low socioeconomic backgrounds and yet attain high levels of education. What guides members of this group to this educational success is, however, a matter of theoretical dispute. While some have argued that immigrant families establish norms that promote positive school behaviour, others have highlighted the educati...
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Arbeidsgiveres usikkerhet om kandidaters språkferdigheter er en forklaring på hvorfor kandidater med innvandrerbakgrunn diskrimineres i rekrutteringsprosesser. Basert på en spørreundersøkelse med surveyeksperiment til 600 bedriftsledere, samt intervjuer med åtte arbeidsgivere, undersøker vi hvorvidt dokumentasjon av norskferdigheter gjennom norskpr...
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Despite a vast literature on the causes and consequences of leaving school prematurely, little scholarly and policy attention has been paid to those who re-enter education after a temporary withdrawal. Re-enrolment is often portrayed in the literature as an active act of agency requiring inner drive. Based on 18 interviews with young early school l...
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The main theme in the book is to understand the implementation and consequences of the decision that the government made in 2016 to establish an absence limit in upper secondary schools, which implies that a student who has more than 10 per cent undocumented absence in a subject will not be entitled to a semester assessment with a final or average...
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Concerns about the integration of minority migrant populations in Western Europe often form around issues of gender inequity. One particular concern is linked to educated minority women’s work participation upon family formation. Based on 16 in-depth interviews with young adult daughters of immigrants in Norway, all enrolled in prestigious educatio...
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Based on twenty-eight in-depth interviews with children of immigrants recently enrolled in education tracks such as medicine, dentistry, engineering, and law, this article presents a new perspective on their choice of prestigious higher education. The aim is twofold: first, to describe these minority youths’ accounts of this choice, and second, to...
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Sammendrag Barn av innvandrere gjør det bra i det norske utdanningssystemet, til tross for at foreldrene deres ofte har lav sosioøkonomisk status. Basert på dybdeintervjuer med 28 etterkommere som har begynt på prestisjefulle utdanningsløp, og eksemplifisert gjennom historiene til tre av disse informantene, setter jeg fokus på hvordan forståelser a...

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... At the transition to higher education and career, family migration experiences have been shown to play a significant role in student choices, strategies, and exploration of their identities. Most of the strategies adopted by migrant parents are pursued at home through high aspirations and the use of ethnic networks (Reay et al., 2001;Kindt, 2018). At the same time, there is a dearth of literature on the role high schools play in their encounters with migrant families. ...
... Hermansen (2016) har også vist at andregenerasjonsinnvandrere er overrepresentert i høystatusutdanninger som medisin, jus og ingeniørfag, og at det innenfor denne gruppen er høy sosial mobilitet. I både norsk og internasjonal sosiologisk utdanningsforskning har det vaert fremhevet som et paradoks, at etterkommere av innvandrere overskrider utdanningsprestasjonene som foreldrenes sosioøkonomiske posisjon skulle tilsi (Kindt 2017;Portes & Rumbaut 2001). Noen forskere tilskriver «overprestasjonen» et ekstra «innvandrerdriv» og «takknemlighetsgjeld» overfor foreldrene (Leirvik 2010) samt betydningen av ressursene som ligger i etniske nettverk (Lauglo 2010;Leirvik 2012). ...