Gender and Inequality

Research group

Gender and Inequality

Members of the research group Gender, Inequality and Welfare
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About us

About us

The research group Gender and Inequality offers a forum for networking, collaboration and mutual support for researchers situated at the Department of Sociology and Political Science. Among group activities are a reading group and paper seminars.

Members of the group are involved in research on a broad range of issues, such as:

  • Gender equality and family policy
  • Gender and organizations
  • Inclusion and integration in civil society
  • Gendered labour, care and reproduction

Tema: Gender and Inequality


  • Gender equity in Norwegian eSports. (Lucy Piggott, Jorid Hovden og Anne Tjønndal). Funded by NTNU Småforskmidler
  • Gender equity in the leadership and governance of the sport for development and peace sector. (Lucy Piggott). Postdoctoral project.
  • Power, politics, and performance: Examining the gendered processes and outcomes of a merger between a men’s and women’s Norwegian football club. (Malene Rosvold, Lucy Piggott og Stig Arve Sæther). Funded by NTNU Småforskmidler. 
  • Precarization of work among cabin crew. (Ulla Forseth and Ingvill Stuvøy). Funded by NTNU Småforskmidler.
  • Valuing Female Volunteer Community-Based Health Care Work in Nepal and India: Policy perspectives and labor movements analyzed through gender and intersectionality theory. (Roosa Tikkanen og Terje Eikemo). Funded by NTNU Småforskmidler
  • Å føde (i) et marked. En kvalitativ utforskning av nye kommersielle reproduktive tjenester. (Ingvill Stuvøy). Funded by NTNU Småforskmidler. 

Recent publications

For more publications, see the researchers' NTNU-profiles.