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Jan Paul Brekke

Name  Jan-Paul Brekke
Role  Sociologist

Spouse  Tine Morch Smith
Movies  Twigson
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Books  Why Norway?: Understanding Asylum Destinations
Similar People  Helen Vikstvedt, Thorbjorn Harr, Asleik Engmark, Erik Poppe

Jan-Paul Brekke (born 19 March 1966) is a Norwegian sociologist and comedian. He currently works as a senior researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Social Research. His fields of research are migration and refugees, and sociology of sport. Since 2003, he has also been a regular panel member on the nationally broadcast TV show Løvebakken. He is a member of the comedy troupe Teatersport Oslo, together with Harald Eia, Helen Vikstvedt and Torbjørn Harr. They won the Norwegian championship in Theatresports in 1994.

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Personal life

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Brekke is married to Tine Mørch Smith, who since 2010 has been Deputy Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations in New York. They have three children.


  • 2010 Life on Hold
  • 2009 (with Monica Five Aarset). Why Norway?: Understanding Asylum Destinations. Oslo: Institute for Social Research,ISBN 9788277633060
  • 2007 Reception Conditions for Asylum Seekers in Norway and the EU. Oslo: Institute for Social Research, 2007. ISBN 9788277632438
  • 2007 (with Tordis Borchgrevink) Talking about integration : discources, alliances and theories on labour market integration in Sweden
  • 2006 International students and immigration to Norway
  • 2006 Utestengt fra velferdsstaten
  • 2005 Humanitet eller null-tolerans
  • 2004 While We Are Waiting: Uncertainty and Empowerment Among Asylum-Seekers in Sweden. Oslo, Norway: Institute for Social Research, ISBN 9788277631981.
  • 2004 The Struggle for Control: The Impact of National Control Policies on the Arrival of Asylum Seekers to Scandinavia 1999-2004. Oslo, Norway: Institute for Social Research, ISBN 9788277632018
  • 2002 Samtalekulturen i diplomatiet
  • 2002 Children and Adolescents with an Immigrant Background: An Overview of Nordic Research. Kbh: Nordic Council of Ministers, ISBN 9789289308366.
  • 2002 Kosovo-Norge, tur og retur : midlertidig opphold for kosovoflyktninger Oslo : Institutt for samfunnsforskning, ISBN 9788277631714
  • 2001 Velkommen og farvel?  : midlertidig beskyttelse for flyktninger i Norge. [Oslo]: Institutt for samfunnsforskning, ISBN 9788277631639
  • 2001 "The Dilemmas of Temporary Protection – the Norwegian Experience" in Policy Studies, 22, no. 1 (2001): 5-18
  • 1999 Midlertidig beskyttelse i Nordisk flyktningepolitikk
  • 1999Barn og unge med innvandrerbakgrunn : en nordisk kunnskapsoversikt Kbh. : Nordisk Ministerråd, ISBN 9789289303187
  • 1999 Barn og ungdoms levekår i Norden: en nordisk kunnskapsoversikt
  • 1998 Et nytt flyktningregime? : om midlertidig beskyttelse i Norge
  • 1995 Ansvar for andre : frivillighetssentralen i velferdspolitikken
  • 1994 Frivillighet og lokalsamfunn : En studie av to frivillighetssentralers omgivelser.
  • References

    Jan-Paul Brekke Wikipedia

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