Kari Bjerke Batt-Rawden
Background and activities
Key words: Music and health, public health, health promotion, community care, empowerment, social inequality, rehabilitaion, illness, disease; salutogenetic perspectiv. Qualitativ methods; Action research, Grounded theory, Phenomenology, Narratives.
PhD studies at the University of Exeter, England. Title: “Music and Health Promotion; The role and significance of music and musicking in the lives of men and women with long term illnesses”. Batt-Rawden belong the Sociology of the Arts group at Exeter University team: http://www.projects.ex.ac.uk/socarts/ and the Research Group in Health Promotion and Communiy Care at NTNU in Gjøvik in conjunction with Center for Health Promotion Research at NTNU in Trondheim (www.ntnu.no/rchpr). Member of Research group for technology, welfare and innovation (TWI)
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
- (2019) Singing has empowered, enchanted and enthralled me. Choirs for Wellbeing?. Health Promotion International.
- (2019) Systematic Use of Music as an Environmental Intervention and Quality of Care in Nursing Homes: A Qualitative Case Study in Norway. Medicines. vol. 6 (12).
- (2018) Tellnes, G., Batt-Rawden, KB and Christie, W. (2018). Nature Culture Health Promotion as Community building. Journal “Herald of the International Academy of Science. #1. Russian Section” (HIAS.RS). http://www.heraldrsias.ru/. Herald of the International Academy of Science. Russian Section”. vol. 1 (1).
- (2017) The Health Musicking Program - new approach to promoting health and quality of life in local contexts. European. European Journal of Public Health. vol. 27.
- (2017) The benefical effects of choral singing. European Journal of Public Health. vol. 27.
- (2017) Human factors in the implementation and adoption of innovations in health care services. A longitudinal case study on the introduction of new technology. The Innovation Journal - Public Sector Innovation Journal. vol. 22 (3).
- (2012) Social Causes to Sickness Absence among Men and Women with Mental Illnesses. PSYCHOLOGY. vol. 3 (4).
- (2012) Social factors of sickness absences and the significance of the nature-culture interplay in coping. European Journal of Public Health. vol. 22.
- (2012) Social factors of sickness absences and ways of coping: a qualitative study of men and women with mental and musculoskeletal diagnoses, Norway. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. vol. 14 (2).
- (2012) The benefits of nature-culture interplay on health, environment and wellbeing-Three evaluation studies. European Journal of Public Health. vol. 22 (supp. 2).
- (2011) How music may promote healthy behaviour. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. vol. 39 (2).
- (2010) The benefits of self-selected music on health and well-being. The Arts in Psychotherapy. vol. 37 (4).
- (2010) The role of music in a Salutogenic approach to health. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. vol. 12.
Part of book/report
- (2018) A Model to Promote Health and Well-Being. Music and Public Health : a Nordic perspective.
- (2018) The Fellowship of Health Musicking: A Model to Promote Health and Well-Being. Music and Public Health : a Nordic perspective.
- (2018) Tur og natur i hverdagen - å gå sg til helse og livskvalitet. Friluftsliv, kystkultur og vakre løsninger. Hvordan styrke de unges helse, miljø og livskvalitet. Festskrift i anledning Atle Tellnes 70 år..
- (2017) Et helsefremmende perspektiv på lokalsamfunnet. Helsefremmende samhandling - Natur og kultur som folkehelse.
- (2017) Tur og natur i hverdagen - og kunsten å gå. Helsefremmende samhandling - Natur og kultur som folkehelse.
- (2017) Musikk, sang og dans. Helsefremmende samhandling - Natur og kultur som folkehelse.
- (2013) Idealsoldaten som symbol på den militære kulturen. Militære kvinner: Forsvarets akilleshæl?.