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Background and activities

At the annual meeting of ASA (American Sociological Association) in August 2017 Professor emeritus Jens Qvortrup, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, received the Children and Youth Section’s Distinguished Career Service Award for 2017. In the words of the committee his ‘work has been critical in setting in motion a new sociological understanding of childhood, within ASA and beyond, as well as the use of sociology for the betterment of children’s lives’ and made him ‘exceptionally deserving of the Section’s Distinguished Career Service Award.’At the annual meeting of ASA (American Sociological Association) in August 2017 Professor emeritus Jens Qvortrup, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, received the Children and Youth Section’s Distinguished Career Service Award for 2017. In the words of the committee his ‘work has been critical in setting in motion a new sociological understanding of childhood, within ASA and beyond, as well as the use of sociology for the betterment of children’s lives’ and made him ‘exceptionally deserving of the Section’s Distinguished Career Service Award.’

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