Department of Sociology

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Department projects

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Exposure to Swedish society and immigrant integration: The family formation of immigrants who arrived as children
01/01/2018 - 31/12/2021

This project brings together four researchers with extensive experience in studying the family formation of immigrants and their children. We set out to study three outcomes of family formation that are determinants of immigrant welfare: partnership status, intermarriage, and ...

Influences of origin and destination on migrant fertility
01/01/2019 - 31/12/2021

Project participants: Ben Wilson, Caroline Uggla and Stefano Cantalini.

The overarching goal of this project is to understand the combined influences of origin and destination contexts on immigrant childbearing. Context includes both social and cultural norms surroundin...

Demographic and economic growth during three centuries. Longitudinal micro-level data for 1800-2007 from Sweden and Taiwan
01/01/2018 - 31/12/2021

In our project we examine how changing economic circumstances may influence different demographic outcomes. A central question in demography is the degree to which marriage, fertility and mortality is influenced by economic cycles. The issue was first brought to public attenti...

Childhood psychosocial and environmental predictors of crime and victimization across life
01/10/2019 - 31/12/2020

Nordic crime research is globally influential because it makes use of powerful register data. The main limitation of register data is its lack of important childhood psychosocial and environmental predictors of crime. The proposed project overcomes the register-only limitation...

Organizing Monastic Life: Towards a theory of fraternal relations
01/01/2018 - 31/12/2020

Fraternal life is a fundamental notion in monastic communities, but variants of fraternal relations exist in many arenas. This study concerns the conceptualization and practices of fraternal relationships, and how they differ from friendship, in an organizational context.


Radical Right-wing Parties in Europe: A Comparative Study
01/01/2017 - 31/12/2020

The purpose of this research project is to conduct a comparative study
of radical right-wing parties in Europe. The general aim is to identify
factors that explain why such parties have succeeded in some countries,
while largely failing in others. There will be a special...

What makes employers discriminate by gender and parenthood?
01/01/2019 - 31/12/2020

The aim of this project is to investigate the circumstances leading employers to discriminate by gender and parenthood, contributing to the broader aim at increasing our understanding about the mechanisms underlying gender inequality in the labor market. Previous Swedish studi...

Shared Physical Custody in Sweden - Development, determinants, stability and outcomes of a new form of family organization​
01/01/2017 - 31/12/2019

The aim of the project is to investigate the development, determinants, stability and outcomes of shared physical custody for children in Sweden from the 1970s to today. Approximately 500,000 children in Sweden have divorced or separated parents, and the share living alternate...

Longitudinal Dynamics in Swedish Big Business
01/01/2017 - 31/12/2019

This project will study the dynamics of the director interlock network.
The director interlock network emanates from the fact that directors
sometimes sits on more than one board, and hence create an “interlock”
between the represented board. This director interlock netw...

Long term follow-up of former smokers
01/01/2017 - 31/12/2019

Smoking is in most circles today seen as a major public health problem causing death and ill health on a large scale why prevention efforts and smoking cessation aid is an important arena.

The overall aim for the proposed study is to carry through a 7 year follow-up of a...


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