Fredrik Engelstad

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Fredrik Engelstad (born 12 March 1944) is a Norwegian sociologist. He has written several books.

He is the son of writer Carl Fredrik Engelstad and physician Vibeke Engelstad, and a nephew of archivist Sigurd Engelstad. He is married to professor Irene Johnson.[1]

Engelstad earned the dr.philos. degree in 1989.[citation needed] He was an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Oslo from 1991 to 2007, and has been a Professor since 2008. He was a research director at the Norwegian Institute for Social Research from 1986 to 2007,[2] and has been the director of the Institute for Social Research since 1997.[3]

He has been a Visiting Fellow at Yale University (1981), the University of California, Berkeley (1993), the University of Chicago (1996) and the Northwestern University (2006).[citation needed]

Selected works[edit]

  • Fredrik Engelstad, ed. (1999) Om makt. Teori og kritikk. Oslo: AdNotam Gyldendal
  • Fredrik Engelstad, Carl Erik Grenness, Ragnvald Kalleberg and Raino Malnes (1998), Samfunn og vitenskap. Oslo: AdNotam Gyldendal
  • Fredrik Engelstad (1992), Kjærlighetens irrganger. Sinn og samfunn i Bjørnsons og Ibsens diktning. Oslo: Gyldendal
  • Fredrik Engelstad (1990), Likhet og styring. Deltakerdemokratiet på prøve. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget
  • Dag Østerberg and Fredrik Engelstad (1992), Samfunnsformasjonen. 3. edition. Oslo: Pax

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schilbred, C. S.; Terje Bratberg (2007). "Engelstad – slekt etter Hans Henrich Glæser". In Henriksen, Petter. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 1 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Fredrik Engelstad" (in Norwegian). Dept. of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo. 20 February 2009. Retrieved 1 March 2009. [dead link]
  3. ^ Berg, Ole T. (2007). "Institutt for samfunnsforskning". In Henriksen, Petter. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 1 March 2009.