Rannveig Svendby

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Other affiliations Centre for Gender Research

Academic Interests

  • Men and masculinities

  • Traffic accidents and risk-taking

  • Disabilities

  • Rehabilitation

  • Gender and beauty ideals

Background

  • Leader of the PhD Forum at the Institute of Health and Society, the University of Oslo. Read more.

  • Steering Committee Member in the Nordic Network Gender, Body, Health, the Centre for Gender Research

  • Master of Arts in Social Anthropology, the University of Oslo

  • Research journalist, KILDEN Information Centre for Gender Research in Norway

Project

Young men are identified as a high-risk group in traffic-related accidents. Men with disabilities caused by traffic accidents, where they were drivers and between 17 and 24 years, are interviewed in this project. Of particular focus in the study is the men´s perspectives on driving and risk-taking, their bodies and everyday life with disabilities.
 

Partners

This project is done in collaboration with the Norwegian Council for Road Safety.

Tags: Rehabilitation, Men, Masculinities, Disabilities, Gender, Social Anthropolgy

Publications

  • Svendby, Rannveig; Romsland, Grace Inga & Moen, Kåre (2017). Non-disabled ableism: An autoethnography of cultural encounters between a non-disabled researcher and disabled people in the field. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research.  ISSN 1501-7419.  20 . doi: 10.17605/OSF.IO/R38S9 Show summary
  • Svendby, Rannveig; Romsland, Grace Inga & Moen, Kåre (2017). The language of percentages: Ranking Bodies, Shaping Realities, and Limiting Opportunities. Disability and Rehabilitation.  ISSN 0963-8288. . doi: 10.1080/09638288.2017.1390789 Show summary

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