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The Childhood, Law & Policy Network (CLPN)

Ingrid J. Hogstad (MPhil, PhD)

 Ingrid J.

Associate professor, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Molde University College, Norway



Hogstad has a master's degree in psychology from University of Oslo (2012) and a Ph.D. in Health and Social Care - professional practices from Molde University College/Volda University College (2021). In her research, Hogstad is particularly concerned with welfare state professionals in encounters with children and families in their everyday life. Central research topics are: professional practice in encounters with young children, children's participation, children's grief and social, historical and cultural understandings of childhood.



Hogstad, I., & Jansen, A. (2020). Smart, vulnerable, playful or just disturbing? A discourse analysis of child involvement in palliative care. Childhood, 27(4), 468–482. 


Qualitative analysis, developmental psychology (particularily the criticism to), professional practice in welfare states.
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