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Per Gunnar Roe

Title/Position: Associate Professor
Department/Faculty/Institution:
Department of Sociology and Human Geography/Faculty of Social Sciences/University of Oslo
Degree(s)/School(s):
Cand.Mag. (Bachelor equivalent) in Geography at the University of Oslo, Cand.Agric. (Master equivalent) in Regional Planning at the University of Life Sciences, Dr.Polit. (PhD. equivalent) in Human Geography at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Social sciences and Technology Management
E-mail:
p.g.roe@sosgeo.uio.no
LinkedIn:
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/per-gunnar-r%C3%B8e/17/731/547

MCRI Projects: C3: Europe Research Cluste.

Background: Per Gunnar Røe has been an Associate Professor, Dr. Polit., at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, since 2004; prior to that, he was a Researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research from 1992 to 2004. His key qualifications are urban studies, urban planning and place-making; suburbs and suburbanisation; relationships between mobility (spatial and digital) and urbanism; social representations of place; relationships between actors in urban development and “city building”; methodologies for the analysis of places and place development; planning theories, models and processes.  He has several publications and papers within these fields.

Research Interests: Urban studies and urban planning, suburbs and suburbanisation, and social representations and histories of place.

Selected Publications:

Røe, Per Gunnar. 2013. Analysing Place and Place-making: Urbanization in Suburban Oslo. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. Doi: 10.1111/1468-2427.12113.

Røe, Per Gunnar & Vestby, Guri-Mette. 2013. Sosiokulturelle stedsanalyser: teorigrunnlag og metodologi, I: Anniken Førde; Britt Kramvig; Britt Engan Dale & Nina Gunnerud Berg (red.),  Å finne sted. Metodologiske perspektiver i stedsanalyser.  Akademika forlag, pp. 43 - 61 

Klausen, Jan Erling & Røe, Per Gunnar. 2012. Governance and change on the urban fringe - special issue of Urban Research & Practice. Urban Research and Practice.  5(1), pp. 1- 5 

Røe, Per Gunnar. 2012. Green suburbanisms: differentiating the greenness of suburbs, In  Green Oslo: Visions, Planning and Discourse.  Ashgate, pp. 159 - 176 

Røe, Per Gunnar & Luccarelli, Mark. 2012. Introduction: Nature, Urbanism and Liveability, In  Green Oslo: Visions, Planning and Discourse.  Ashgate,  pp. 1 - 24 

Røe, Per Gunnar & Saglie, Inger-Lise. 2011. Minicities in suburbia - A model for urban sustainability?. FORMakademisk. 4(2), s 38- 58

Røe, P. G. 2010. Hvordan forstå et sted – om en sosiokulturell stedsanalyse (How to understand a place – about a socio-cultural analysis of place). In D. Album, M. N. Hansen og K. Widerberg (eds.) Metodene våre - Eksempler fra samfunnsvitenskapelig forskning. Universitetsforlaget, Oslo.

Røe, P. G. 2009. “Forstaden som sted” (The suburb as place). In N. G. Berg, Jørgensen, S.,

Karlsen, A. and Aase, A. (eds.) Mennesker og steder i samspill. Tapir akademisk forlag, Trondheim.

Ruud, M. E., Brattbakk, I., Røe, P. G. and Vestby, G. M. 2007. Sosiokulturelle stedsanalyser – veileder (Socio-cultural analyses of place – a guideline). Akershus fylkeskommune, Oslo. 47 pages.

Røe, P. G. 2006. ”Utviklingen av ”levelige” steder – på hvilken måte kan sosiokulturelle stedsanalyser bidra?” (Developing livable places – how may socio-cultural analyses of places contribute) Michael, vol. 3, nr. 4, pp.193-205.

Røe, P. G. 2005. ”Virtuell kommunikasjon og mobilitet i storbyen” (Virtual communication and mobility in the city). In R. Barlindhaug (ed.) Storbyens boligmarked – Drivkrefter, rammebetingelser og handlingsvalg (The Urban Housing Market – Driving Forces. Conditions and Alternatives) Spartacus, Oslo.

Skogheim, R. and Røe, P. G. 2003. Makt og meningsdannelse i byutviklingen (Power and meaning in urban development). Nordisk arkitekturforskning, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 35- 42.

Røe, P. G. 2003. Kommunikasjon og mobilitet i den elektroniske byen – mot en sosialt nyansert teoretisering (Communication and mobility in the city – towards a socially nuanced theorisation). Nordisk samhällsgeografisk tidsskrift, no. 36, pp. 61-82.

Røe, P. G.; Eidheim, F. and Schmidt, L. 2002. Sandvika i støpeskjeen. En sosiokulturell studie av stedsutvikling (Sandvika – a place in flux. Discursive representations of place and planning). NIBR-report 2002:14. Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Oslo. 119 pages.

Orderud, G. and Røe, P. G. 2002. Boligbygging i Nydalen. En studie av private utbyggeres rolle (Housing development in Nydalen. A study of private developers’ role). NIBR report 2002:4. Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Oslo .77 pages.

Røe, P. G: 2001. Livsstilsbegrepet og dets anvendelse innenfor samfunnsgeografien (The concept of life style, and its use within Human Geography). Nordisk samhällsgeografisk tidsskrift, no. 33, pp. 47-65.

Røe, P. G. 2001. Storbymenneskets hverdagsreiser. Sammenhenger mellom bosted, livsstil og hverdagsreisepraksis i et senmoderne perspektiv (The everyday travel of city dwellers. A late-moderen perspective on the relationships between place of dwelling, life style and everyday travel practice). Doctoral dissertation (Dr.Polit.), Faculty of Social Sciences, Management and Economy, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.

Røe, P. G. 2000. Qualitative research on intra-urban travel: an alternative approach. Journal of Transport Geography, vol. 8, pp. 99-106.

Røe, P. G. 1998. Book review: ”Justice, Nature and the Geography of Difference” by David Harvey. Geografiska annaler, series B Human Geography. Vol. 80B, no. 3.

Næss, P, Sandberg, S. L. and Røe, P. G. 1996. Energy Use for Transportation in 22 Nordic Towns. Scandinavian Housing and Planning Research. Vol. 13, No. 2, 1996, pp. 79-97.

Næss, P., Røe, P. G. and Larsen, S. L. 1995. Travelling Distances, Modal Split and Transportation Energy in Thirty Residential Areas in Oslo. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. Vol. 38, No. 3, 1995, pp. 349-370.