Anne Trine Kjørholt

Professor Norwegian Centre for Child Research (NOSEB)

+47 73596241 +47 91897607
Dragvoll, Edvard Bulls veg 1, Bygg 1*1415

Background and activities

 
Graduated with a doctoral degree in education at NTNU in 2003 with the thesis title “Childhood as a Social and Symbolic Space: Discourses on Children as Social Participants in Society”. Hovedfag (Masters) in special education from AVH in 1988 with the thesis title “Just for fun: Social roles and relations in children’s play in day-care”. Pre-school/day-care education from Teachers Training College in Bergen in 1975 . Associate Professor since 1995 and Director of Norwegian Centre for Child Research since 2003. Project leader for following research projects: Children as New Citizens and the Best Interest of the Child - Challenges for Modern Democracies (2005-2009); The modern child and the flexible labour market (together with Jens Qvortrup, 2003-2008); Children, young people and local knowledge in Ethiopia and Zambia (2007-2011). Academically responsible for both the international master’s programme (MPhil) in Childhood Studies and PhD in Interdisciplinary Child Research.
 
Research fields:
 - Discourses on childhood
 - Children’s rights and perspectives
 - Citizenship
 - Children’s cultures
 - Early childhood education and care
 - Children’s welfare, time and space
 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Books

  • Abebe, Tatek; Kjørholt, Anne Trine. (2013) Childhood and Local Knowledge in Ethiopia: Livelihoods, Rights and Intergenerational Relationships. Childhood and Local Knowledge in Ethiopia: Livelihoods, Rights and Intergenerational Relationships. Akademika forlag. 2013. ISBN 9788251928533.
  • Kjørholt, Anne Trine; Qvortrup, Jens. (2012) The modern child and the flexible labour market. Early childhood education and care. The modern child and the flexible labour market. Early childhood education and care. Palgrave Macmillan. 2012. ISBN 978-0-230-57932-3. Studies in Childhood and Youth (-).
  • Kjørholt, Anne Trine. (2010) Barn som samfunnsborgere - til barnets beste?. Barn som samfunnsborgere - til barnets beste?. Universitetsforlaget. 2010. ISBN 978-82-15-01638-2.
  • James, Allison; Kjørholt, Anne Trine; Tingstad, Vebjørg. (2009) Children, food and identity in everyday life. Children, food and identity in everyday life. Palgrave Macmillan. 2009. ISBN 978-0-230-57599-8.
  • Aitken, Stuart; Lund, Ragnhild; Kjørholt, Anne Trine. (2008) Global Childhoods: Globalization, Development and Young People. Global Childhoods: Globalization, Development and Young People. Routledge. 2008. ISBN 0-415-41145-9.
  • Zeiher, Helga; Devine, Dympna; Kjørholt, Anne Trine; Strandell, Harriet. (2007) Flexible childhood? Exploring children's welfare in time and space. Volume 2 of COST A19: Children's welfare. Flexible childhood? Exploring children's welfare in time and space. Volume 2 of COST A19: Children's welfare. Syddansk Universitetsforlag. 2007. ISBN 97-887-7674-202-7.
  • Clark, Alison; Kjørholt, Anne Trine; Moss, Peter. (2005) Beyond listening. Children's perspectives on early childhood services. Beyond listening. Children's perspectives on early childhood services. Policy Press. 2005. ISBN 1861346123.

Part of book/report

  • Kjørholt, Anne Trine. (2015) "We are a nation, we?". Children's Rights in Norway. Research, Policies and Practices. "We are a nation, we?". Children's Rights in Norway. Research, Policies and Practices. Enhanching Children's Rights. Connecting Research, Policy and Practice..
  • Abebe, Tatek; Kjørholt, Anne Trine. (2013) Children, Intergenerational Relationships and Local Knowledge in Ethiopia. Children, Intergenerational Relationships and Local Knowledge in Ethiopia. Childhood and Local Knowledge in Ethiopia: Livelihoods, Rights and Intergenerational Relationships.