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Fra kollektiv til konnektiv handling?

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ISBN: 9788202590420 Year: Pages: 301 DOI: 10.23865/noasp.45 Language: Norwegian
Publisher: Cappelen Damm Akademisk/NOASP (Nordic Open Access Scholarly Publishing)
Subject: Political Science --- Sociology --- Social Sciences
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"Volunteering and political activism are two key forms of civic engagement. There is a broad consensus that civic engagement, which often involves participation in various forms of collective action, is a cornerstone of a well-functioning democracy. Civic engagement and participation in collective action have traditionally been linked to social movements and voluntary organizations. Collective action is, however, changing as a result of societal- level processes of change, such as digitalization, the emergence of social media, individualization and globalization.

This book investigates how these social changes have affected the ways individuals participate in different forms of collective action. What consequences does digitalization have for civic engagement in Norway? Is the distinction between volunteering and political activism about being wiped out? Are new organizational forms arising as a result of digitalization and individualization? Has globalization led to new forms of transnational networks? And more generally, are the traditional forms of collective action, rooted in civil society organizations, replaced by a new form of ""connective action""? Based on a variety of data sources, including survey data, case studies and in-depth interviews, the authors paint a broad picture of how different forms of collective action and civic engagement in Norway are influenced by processes of social change.

The analyzes in this book are based on a five-year research project within the Center for Research on Civil Society and Voluntary Sector, funded by the Ministry of Culture. The book presents the project's main findings in an edited volume with contributions from an interdisciplinary team of authors."

6. Idrætspsykologi med et community psykologisk afsæt (Book chapter)

Book title: Trender for idrettspsykologisk forskning i Skandinavia

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ISBN: 9788202596903 9788202596903 Year: Pages: 24 DOI: 10.23865/noasp.39.ch6 Language: Danish
Publisher: Cappelen Damm Akademisk/NOASP (Nordic Open Access Scholarly Publishing)
Subject: Psychology
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"The overall purpose of this study was to examine how a transformative and community
psychological approach could affect a socially challenged neighbourhood and participants´
perceptions of involvement (young boys, 12–16 years). A social research experiment lasting
2 years was co-created between researchers, practitioners and participants. A multi-method
approach was used to ensure that thorough and socially robust knowledge was produced.
Methods used included questionnaires, interviews, fieldwork and observations. Although several
notable results emerged throughout the intervention period, the most important results
were related to the significance of the overall approach regarding these results. Despite the
challenges faced by researchers, when engaging youth at the margins of society in a co-creation
process, the approach seemed valuable. Giving the participants the possibility to engage themselves,
through empowerment initiatives, seems to be a confounding reason for the success of
the project. Hence, this article will focus upon the benefits of using a community psychological
approach when working with exercise psychology in a socially deprived community."

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