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Anette Brunovskis
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Cand. Polit., University of Oslo

Research areas

Human trafficking, migration, the Balkans and Eastern Europe.




  • Surtees, R. & Brunovskis, A. (2016). Doing No Harm—Ethical Challenges in Research with Trafficked Persons. In D. Siegel & R. de Wildt (Eds.), Ethical Concerns in Research on Human Trafficking (pp. 137-154): Springer.

  • Brunovskis, A. (2016). Special rights within universal welfare: Assistance to trafficking victims in Norway. Journal of Comparative Social Work, 11(1).

  • Brunovskis, A. (2015). Innlevelse, kunnskap og erfaring. I H. Fosheim & H. Ingierd (red.), Etisk skjønn i forskning (s. 51-60). Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.

  • Brunovskis, A. & Surtees, R. (2012). Coming home: Challenges in family reintegration for trafficked women. Qualitative Social Work.

  • Brunovskis, A. (2012). «A penny for your thoughts» – å betale deltakere i forskning. I H. Fossheim & H. Ingierd (red.), Forskning og penger. Forskningsetiske komiteer.

  • Brunovskis, A. & Surtees, R. (2010). Untold Stories: Biases and selection effects in research with victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation. International Migration, 48(4), 1–37.

  • Brunovskis, A. (2010). Irregular migration research in Norway: Reflections on research ethics and methodological challenges based on a method development project . In K. Hviid, M. B. Jørgensen, S. Meret & T. L. Thomsen (eds.), Irregular migration in a Scandinavian perspective (pp. 47–71). Maastricht: Shaker Publishing.

  • Brunovskis, A. (2009). Det ordner seg for snille jenter. Albertine, Januar, 6–9.

  • Brunovskis, A. & Surtees, R. (2008). Agency or illness – conceptualization of trafficking victims’ choices and behaviors in the assistance system. Gender, Technology and Development, 12(1), 53–76.

  • Brunovskis, A. (2007). Når ofre for menneskehandel sier nei til hjelp. I L. Jessen (red.), Det ideelle offer – andre tekster om prostitusjon. Oslo: Kolofon Forlag.

  • Brunovskis, A. (2007). Hjemme best? Situasjonen for hjemvendte ofre for menneskehandel på Balkan og i Øst-Europa. Tidsskrift for kjønnsforskning, (1) 2007. Anette Brunovskis

  • Tyldum, G. & Brunovskis, A. (2005). Describing the Unobserved: Methodological Challenges in Empirical Studies on Human Trafficking. International Migration, 43(1/2).

  • Brunovskis, A. (2001). Kvinner og det latviske arbeidsmarkedet. (Women and the Latvian Labour Market.) Nordisk Østforum, 1(15).

  • Brunovskis, A. (1994). Liverne – et folk forsvinner? (The Livs – a People Disappears?) Nordisk Østforum, 8(3).



Other Fafo-publications

Book chapters



  • Brunovskis, A. (2001). Women, work and family in Latvia – tendencies from 1994 to 1999. Paper presented in Tartu, June, 4th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe.


  • Brunovskis, A. (2012). Balancing protection and prosecution in anti-trafficking policies. A comparative analysis of reflection periods and related temporary residence permits for victims of trafficking in the Nordic countries, Belgium and Italy. TemaNord 2012:556. Nordic Council of Ministers.
  • Brunovskis, A. & Bjerkan, L. (2008). Research with irregular migrants in Norway. Methodological and ethical challenges and emerging research agendas. UDI FoU-report June.
  • Brunovskis, A. & Surtees, R. (2008). GMS-05 SIREN report: Why Victims of Trafficking Decline Assistance. Bangkok, Thailand: UNIAP.
  • Brunovskis, A., Djuve, A. B. & Haualand, H. (2004). Facing a Baltic invation? Mobility of Baltic labour towards the Nordic countries. Nordic Council of Ministers, 2004: 718.

Other articles, op-eds

  • Brunovskis, A. & Skilbrei, M-L. (2012). Kjappe konklusjoner. Commentary in VG 29 October.
  • Brunovskis, A. (2007). Når ofre for menneskehandel sier nei til hjelp. Ny Tid, nr 45.
  • Tyldum, G., Skilbrei, M-L. & Brunovskis, A. (2006). Strutsepolitikk om sexkjøp. Op-ed. in Aftenposten 23.06.
  • Brunovskis, A., Skilbrei, M-L & Tyldum, G. (2006). Negerhorer eller ofre? Op-ed. in Dagbladet, 15.06.
  • Brunovskis, A. (2005). Greit med handel med barn? Op-ed. in Dagsavisen 14.04.
  • Brunovskis, A., Bjerkan, L. & Dyrlid, L. (2005). Urovekkende om prostitusjon. Op-ed. in Adresseavisen 15.08.
  • Brunovskis, A. (2004). Trafficking og prostitusjon. Op-ed. in Dagsavisen 21.10.


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