Active Citizenship in Scandinavia: Norms, Motivations and Contestations (PhD)

Led by Noor Jdid
Oct 2014 - Feb 2021

​​​​PhD project in gender studies at the Center of Gender and Women’s Research, University of Bergen. A part of the project Active Citizenship in Culturally and Religiously Diverse Societies (ACT) at PRIO.

  • Supervisor at PRIO: Cindy Horst
  • Supervisor at the University of Bergen: Christine M. Jacobsen


Research Groups


PhD Thesis

Jdid, Noor (2021) "Taking part in society the way I am" An exploration of active citizenship norms in Denmark and Norway. PhD thesis, Centre for Women’s and Gender Research (SKOK), University of Bergen, Bergen.

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Horst, Cindy; Marta Bivand Erdal & Noor Jdid (2020) The “good citizen”: asserting and contesting norms of participation and belonging in Oslo, Ethnic and Racial Studies 43(16): 76–95.

PRIO Report

Horst, Cindy; Marta Bivand Erdal; Kjersti Fjørtoft; Jonas Jakobsen; Noor Jdid; Per Mouritsen; & Tore Vincents Olsen (2019) Active Citizenship Today, PRIO Project Summary. Oslo: PRIO.