About this person

Mai Camilla Munkejord works as a Research professor (forsker I) at the Uni Research Rokkan Centre in Bergen and as a Professor at the Dept of Child Welfare and Social Work at UiT, the Arctic University of Norway (UiT AUN). She is a Social Scientist specialized in Social Anthropology. She has published nationally and internationally on elderly care, migrant care workers in rural Norway, rural counter-migration, (sense of) place, gender, masculinities, immigrant entrepreneurship in a rural context, local and transnational practices of immigrant entrepreneurs, masculinities/fathering, and work-life balance. She currently works within care research, in particular with innovation in home-based elderly care in remote parts of Norway, as well as with recruitment and inclusion of migrant care workers in Norwegian nursing homes. She also leads, via her position at UiT, a strategic collaborative research project on work inclusion, learning and innovation in NAV (the Norwegian labour and welfare administration).



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  • Munkejord, Mai Camilla; Eggebø, Helga; Schönfelder, Walter Ageing at home - En presentasjon av hovedfunn med vekt på sosial omsorg som 'blind flekk'. 2018.
  • Munkejord, Mai Camilla Migrant care workers in Norwegian nursing homes. Findings from a study in Finnmark.. 2017.
  • Munkejord, Mai Camilla ForKommune - Nytt forskningsprogram for kommunene. 2017.
  • Munkejord, Mai Camilla ForKommune - nye forskningsmuligheter for kommunal sektor. 2017.
  • Munkejord, Mai Camilla Ageing and care policies in Norway. 2017.
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