Publications and Presentations

Monographs

Larsen M (2016). Health inequities related to intimate partner violence against women: The role of social policy in the US, Germany, and Norway. Social Disparities in Health and Health Care Series edited by R. J. Angel and W. Avison. Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-29565-7

Peer Reviewed Publications

Larsen M, Krohn J, Püschel, K, & Seifert D (2014). Experiences of health and health care among women exposed to intimate partner violence: Qualitative findings from Germany. Health Care for Women International, 35(4): 359-379. (abstract)

Larsen M (2011). Review of the book ‘Welfare States and Public Opinion: Perceptions of Healthcare Systems, Family Policy and Benefits for the Unemployed and Poor in Europe’ by Claus Wendt, Monika Mischke, and Michaela Pfeifer. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 23(4): 558-561. (link)

Seifert D, Krohn J, Larsen M, Lambe A, Püschel K, & Kurth H (2010). Violence against children: Further evidence suggesting a relationship between burns, scalds, and the additional injuries. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 124, 49-54. (abstract)

Larsen M, Tax C, & Botuck S (2009). Standardizing practice at a victim services organization: A case analysis illustrating the role of evaluation. Administration in Social Work, 33, 439-449. (pdf)

Casey S, Larsen M, McGinn T, Sartie M, Dauda M, & Lahai P (2006). Changes in HIV/AIDS/STI knowledge, attitudes and behaviours among the youth in Port Loko, Sierra Leone. Global Public Health, 1, 249-263. (pdf)

Larsen M, Casey S, Sartie M, Tommy J, Musa T, & Saldinger M (2004). Changes in HIV/AIDS and STI knowledge, attitudes, and practices among commercial sex workers and military forces in Port Loko, Sierra Leone. Disasters, 28, 239-254. (pdf)

CARE, IRC, & ARC. (2004). Tackling HIV/AIDS in post-war Sierra Leone. Forced Migration Review, 19, 24-25. (pdf)

Contributions to Edited Volumes

Larsen M, Arant R, Grossert B, & Boehnke K. (Expected 2017). Willkommenskultur, Werthaltungen und gesellschaftliche Teilhabe: Was stärkt was in der ‚Flüchtlingskrise‘? In Stefan Stürmer & A. Rohmann (Eds.), Beiträge zur Angewandten Psychologie (Volume 2). Peter Lang International Academic Publishers.

Larsen M, Koch M, & Dragolov G. (Expected 2017). Measuring social cohesion in Asia. What holds Asian societies together? Insights from the Social Cohesion Radar. Bertelsmann Stiftung (Ed.). Gütersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Dragolov G, Larsen M, & Koch M. (Expected 2017). Level, trend, and profiles of social cohesion in Asia. What holds Asian societies together? Insights from the Social Cohesion Radar. Bertelsmann Stiftung (Ed.). Gütersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Dragolov G, Koch M, & Larsen M. (Expected 2017). Macro-level determinants and consequences of social cohesion in Asia. What holds Asian societies together? Insights from the Social Cohesion Radar. Bertelsmann Stiftung (Ed.). Gütersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Larsen M & Dragolov G. A new perspective on social cohesion in Asia. What holds Asian societies together? Insights from the Social Cohesion Radar. Bertelsmann Stiftung (Ed.). Gütersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Working Papers and Reports

Arant R, Larsen M & Boehnke K. (2016). Sozialer Zusammenhalt in Bremen. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung. (pdf)

Larsen M & Boehnke K (2016). Measuring Social Cohesion in the Kyrgyz Republic: The Social Cohesion Index. University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration Working Paper No. 37, Bishkek. (pdf)

Maine D & Larsen M (2004) Blaming the Victim? The Literature on Utilization of Health Services. Background paper prepared for the UN Millennium Project Task Force on Child Health and Maternal Health. New York: United Nations.

Larsen M (2003). Post-Intervention Survey Report: HIV/AIDS/STI Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice (KAP) Survey Among Commercial Sex Workers, Military, and Youth in Port Loko, Sierra Leone. Freetown, Sierra Leone: American Refugee Committee, International. (pdf)

Talks and Paper Presentations (* invited)

* Larsen M. (June, 2017). The Social Cohesion Radar: Results from the International, Intra-German, and Asian Studies, BIGSSS Summer School on “Social Cohesion in a World of Increasing Diversity”, Bremen, Germany.

* Larsen M. (November, 2016). Panelist: Appropriate Concepts and Flexible Strategies and Tools to Implement and Measure Social Cohesion, CMI & GIZ Peer-to-Peer Technical Workshop: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Municipalities Hosting Refugees, Sanliurfa, Turkey.

* Larsen M. (September, 2016). Panelist: Making Cities Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable: Implementing UN SDG 11, SIPRI Stockholm Security Conference on Secure Cities, Stockholm, Sweden.

* Larsen M. (April, 2016) “Measuring social cohesion in the Kyrgyz Republic using the Social Cohesion Index.” The 2016 Stockholm Forum on Security and Development, Stockholm, Sweden.

* Larsen M. (February, 2016) “Measuring social cohesion in Kyrgyzstan: The Social Cohesion Index.” Progress Workshop on the Social Cohesion Through Community-Based Development Project, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Boehnke K, Delhey J, Arant R, Dragolov D, Ignácz Z, Koch M, Larsen M, Lorenz J, van der Noll J & Schiefer D. (November, 2015) “Measuring social cohesion throughout the world and at home.” BIGSSS Field B Colloquium, Bremen, Germany.

Larsen M & Brzank P. (May, 2015) “Socioeconomic resources, IPV exposure, and self-assessed health in the US, Germany, and Norway.” Young Scholars Meeting of the Annual Conference of the European Network on Gender and Violence, Lisbon, Portugal.

* Larsen M (March, 2015). “Gesundheitsungerechtigkeiten in Bezug auf Partnergewalt gegen Frauen [Health inequities related to intimate partner violence against women].”  Hamburg Chapter of Terre des Femmes, Hamburg, Germany.

Larsen M (April, 2014). “Linking welfare state policy to socioeconomic status and intimate partner violence: A comparison of the US, Germany, and Norway.” Annual Conference of the European Network on Gender and Violence, Valletta, Malta.

Larsen M & Brzank P (March, 2014). “Connecting social policy, women’s agency, and health inequities among intimate partner violence survivors: A comparison of the US, Germany, and Norway.” Workshop on Intimate Partner Violence in Marginalised Settings: Re-theorising Agency for Global Public Health, London, UK.

Larsen M & Brzank P (November, 2013). “The welfare state impact on social inequalities in health for women with histories of intimate partner violence in the US and Norway.” 6th European Public Health Conference, Brussels, Belgium.

Larsen M (August, 2013). “A comparative framework for identifying welfare policy interventions to reduce health inequities among survivors of intimate partner violence.” International Conference on Interpersonal Violence Interventions – Social and Cultural Perspectives, Jyväskylä, Finland.

* Larsen M (April, 2013) “Health inequities of intimate partner violence victims under differing welfare regimes: Preliminary results from Norway.” Child and Family Welfare Group at Norwegian Social Research (NOVA), Oslo, Norway.

Larsen M (September, 2012). “An international comparison of the relationships between social position, intimate partner violence exposure, and health outcomes.” Joint Congress of the European Society of Health and Medical Sociology and the German Society of Medical Sociology, Hannover, Germany.

Larsen M (December, 2010). “Health systems, intimate partner violence, and health inequalities.” Paper presented at the BIGSSS Scientific Advisory Board Meeting, Bremen, Germany.

Larsen M, Krohn J, Püschel K, & Seifert D (May, 2010). “Gesundheit und Behandlung: Erfahrungen und Bedürfnisse der Opfer von Partnergewalt in Hamburg [Health and treatment: Experiences and needs of victims of partner violence in Hamburg].” 19th Spring Conference of the German Society of Forensic Medicine – North Region, Gießen, Germany.

Larsen M. (September, 2008). “Der Aktionsplan zur Bekämpfung von Gewalt gegen Frauen in Deutschland: Die Perspektive der Opfer [The action plan to combat violence against women in Germany: The perspective of victims].” Opening Seminar of the German Chancellor Fellowship, Bonn, Germany.

Larsen M, Berretty P, & Botuck S (May, 2007). “Linking research to services for victims of violence: A multi-method model for standardized practice.” Wurzweiler School of Social Work Conference, New York, NY.

Sartie MT, Gutman M, Saldinger M, & Larsen M (October, 2003). “Strengthening AIDS prevention among commercial sex workers and military forces in Port Loko, Sierra Leone.” Reproductive Health Response in Conflict Consortium Annual Conference, Brussels, Belgium.

Poster Presentations

Larsen M & Brzank P. (May, 2015) “Socioeconomic resources, IPV exposure, and self-assessed health: In the US, Germany, and Norway.” Annual Conference of the European Network on Gender and Violence, Lisbon, Portugal.

Larsen M, Krohn J, Püschel K, & Seifert D (August, 2013) “Experiences of health and health care among women exposed to intimate partner violence: Qualitative findings from Germany.” International Conference on Interpersonal Violence Interventions – Social and Cultural Perspectives, Jyväskylä, Finland.

Vigeant M, Tax C, Larsen M, & Botuck S (February, 2008). “Rethinking risk and safety with victims of crime and abuse.” American Psychological Association’s Summit on Violence and Abuse in Relationships: Connecting Agendas and Forging New Directions, Bethesda, MD.