Bjørn Frithiof Hamre

Bjørn Frithiof Hamre

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research:

Disability Studies

Inclusion and exclusion in an educational, sociological and historical perspective

General education and the relation to special needs education in the era of inclusion

Pschiatry and diagnosing educational perspectives and challenges


Current Research

Childpsychiatry, educational psychiatry - past and present in a Danish and Scandinavian perspective

The Politics of Inclusion in the Danish Welfare State

School reforms, testing and inclusive schooling in a global perspective



The sociology of education

Educational history

General education, special education and social pedagogy


Selected publications

  1. Published

    Between psychopathology and inclusion: the challenging collaboration between educational psychologists and child psychiatrists

    Hamre, Bjørn Frithiof, Hedegaard-Sørensen, L. & Langager, S., 2018, In : International Journal of Inclusive Education. 22, 6, p. 655-670 16 p., 6.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Diagnosing, special education and ‘learnification’ in Danish schools

    Hamre, Bjørn Frithiof, 2016, In : Nordic Journal of Social Research. 7, Special issue, p. 65-76 12 p., 5.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Testing and school reform in Danish education: an analysis informed by the use of ‘the dispositive’

    Kousholt, K. & Hamre, Bjørn Frithiof, 2016, The global testing culture: shaping education policy, perceptions, and practice. Smith, W. C. (ed.). Oxford: Symposium Books, p. 231-247 17 p. (Oxford Studies in Comparative Education; No. 1, Vol. 25).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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