PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Manago, Bianca, Bernice A. Pescosolido and Sigrun Olafsdottir. 2018. “Icelandic Inclusion, German hesitation, and United States´Fear: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Mental Health Stigma and the Media.” Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. Manago, Pescosolido & Olafsdottir 2019
Bakhtiari, Elyas, Sigrun Olafsdottir and Jason Beckfield. 2018. “Institutions, Incorporation, and Inequality: The Case of Minority Health Inequalities in Europe.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 59: 248-267. Bakhtiari, Olafsdottir & Beckfield 2018
Bacak Valerio and Sigrun Olafsdottir. 2017. “Gender and Validity of Self-Rated Health in Nineteen European Countries.” Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 45:647-53.
Olafsdottir, Sigrun. 2017. “Gendered Health Inequalities in Mental Well-Being? The Nordic Countries in a Comparative Perspective.” Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 45:185-94.
Pescosolido, Bernice A., Jack K. Martin, Sigrun Olafsdottir, J. Scott Long, Karen Kafadar, and Tait R. Medina. 2015. “The Theory of Industrial Society and Cultural Schemas: Does the “Cultural Myth of Stigma” underlie the WHO Schizophrenia Paradox?” American Journal of Sociology, 121:783-825.
Olafsdottir, Sigrun, Elyas Bakhtiari and Emily Barman. 2014. “Public or Private? The Role of the State and Civil Society in Health and Health Inequalities across Nations.“ Social Science and Medicine, 123:174-81.
Olafsdottir, Sigrun, Jason Beckfield, and Elyas Bakhtiari. 2013. “Contextualizing Disparities: The Case for Comparative Research on Social Inequalities in Healthcare.” Research in the Sociology of Health Care, 31: 299-317.
Beckfield, Jason, Sigrun Olafsdottir and Ben Sosnaud. 2013. “Healthcare Systems in Comparative Perspective: Classification, Convergence, Institutions, Disparities, and Five Missed Turns. Annual Review of Sociology, 39:127-46.
Beckfield, Jason, Sigrun Olafsdottir and Elyas Bakhtiari. 2013. “Health Inequalities in Global Context.” American Behavioral Scientist, 57:1014-39.
Ragnarsdottir, Berglind, Jon G. Bernburg and Sigrun Olafsdottir. 2013. “The Global Financial Crisis and Individual Distress: The Role of Subjective Comparisons after the Collapse of the Icelandic Economy.” Sociology, 47:755-75.
Sachweh, Patrick and Sigrun Olafsdottir. 2012. “The Welfare State and Equality? Stratification Realities and Aspirations in Three Welfare Regimes.” European Sociological Review 28:149-68 (Lead article).
Olafsdottir, Sigrun and Bernice A. Pescosolido. 2011. “Constructing Illness: How the Public in Eight Western Nations Responds to a Clinical Description of “Schizophrenia.” Social Science and Medicine 73:929-38.
Olafsdottir, Sigrun and Jon G. Bernburg. 2010. “Fordómar og Geðræn Vandamál: Samanburður á Þremur Löndum [Stigma and Mental Illness: A Three-Country Comparison]“ Íslenska Þjóðfélagið 1:69-94.
Pescosolido, Bernice and Sigrun Olafsdottir. 2010. “The Cultural Turn in Sociology: Can it help us Resolve an Age-Old Problem in Understanding Decision-Making for Health Care?” Sociological Forum 25:655-76.
Olafsdottir, Sigrun and Bernice A. Pescosolido. 2009. “Drawing the Line: The Cultural Cartography of Utilization Preferences for Mental Health Problems.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 50:228-44.
Bolzendahl, Catherine and Sigrun Olafsdottir. 2008. “Gender Group Interest or Gender Ideology? Comparing Americans' Support of Family Policy within the Liberal Welfare Regime.” Sociological Perspectives 51:281-304.
Kikuzawa, Saeko, Sigrun Olafsdottir, and Bernice A. Pescosolido. 2008. “Similar Pressures, Different Context: Public Attitudes to Government Intervention for Health Care in 21 Nations.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 49:385-99.
Pescosolido, Bernice A., Jack K. Martin, Annie Lang, and Sigrun Olafsdottir. 2008. “Rethinking Theoretical Approaches to Stigma: A Framework Integrating Normative Influences on Stigma (FINIS).” Social Science and Medicine 67:431-40.
Pescosolido, Bernice, A., Peter Jensen, Jack K. Martin, Jane McLeod, Brea L. Perry, Sigrun Olafsdottir, and Danielle Fettes. 2008. Public Knowledge and Assessment of Child Mental Health Problems: Findings from the National Stigma Study-Children.” Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 47:339-49.
Olafsdottir, Sigrun. 2007. "Fundamental Causes of Health Disparities: Stratification, the Welfare State and Health in Iceland and the United States." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 48:239-53. Olafsdottir 2007
Martin, Jack K., Bernice A. Pescosolido, Sigrun Olafsdottir and Jane D. McLeod. 2007. "The Construction of Fear: Americans’ Preferences for Social Distance from Children and Adolescents with Mental Health Problems" Journal of Health and Social Behavior 45:50-67. Martin et al. 2007