Department of Sociology

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Department projects

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01/01/2008 - 31/12/2008
The purpose of the project is to elucidate whether immigrant perpetrators are discriminated against in reporting crimes to the police, using data collected with a questionnaire sent to victims of violent crimes, thefts or burglaries among the general public. In these data, the re...

Characteristics of social relationships, organisational prerequisites and significance for the individual in contemporary working life
01/01/2006 - 31/12/2008
Work organisations occupy a central arena where social changes at the macro level are manifested in everyday relationships among people. The effects of changes in working life on individuals are mediated by interactions in their workplace relationships. Changing forms of org...

Tryggare omställning – ökad rörlighet
01/01/2006 - 31/12/2008
Syfte och Mål
Projektets övergripande målsättning är att öka rörligheten på arbetsmarknaden.

Resultat och förväntade effekter
Projektet har följande delmål; 1. Proj...

The Roles and Networks of Local Civil Servants
01/01/2007 - 31/12/2008
The research on civil servants as independent and important actors has mostly focused on the state administration. Swedish public administration, however, can be characterized by at least two civil service cultures – a state culture and one based in the municipalities. This...

Register-based Research in Nordic Demography
01/01/2008 - 31/12/2008
Registerforskning i nordisk demografi. SIMSAM-programmet för registerforskning i nordisk demografi fokuserar på ett av de områden där svensk forskning är som allra starkast – nämligen demografi. Sverige och de nordiska länderna stå...

Network: Gendering European Family Dynamics
01/05/2006 - 31/12/2007
The main aim of the network is to enhance our understanding on the dramatic changes in family patterns and the mechanisms behind them by studying the interplay between family behavior, the labor market as well as societal and family-level gender relations in contemporary Europe. ...

The changing relationship between work, welfare and gender equality in Europe: Developing a capabilities approach through quantitative and qualitative cross-national analysis
01/01/2005 - 31/12/2007
How do families resolve the dilemma of autonomy and care in the context of newly powerful neoliberal ideologies and globalizing capital markets? Which institutional and policy contexts support a work life balance that allows for gender equality and equity? These questions are con...

Human behavior through dynamics of complex social networks: An interdisciplinary approach
14/12/2004 - 13/12/2007
This project aims to further develop the basic science of complex social networks in aquantitative way, and apply our findings to the dynamics of human behavior. We intend togeneralize and apply our results to a wider range of networks, including economic, traffic, andenvironment...

Comparative studies of education and family life
01/01/2005 - 31/12/2006
This is a comparative study of the significance of education for attaining a stable partnership with children, an important life goal for most individuals. Comparisons are made between Sweden, France and the USA, three countries with very different levels of societal support for ...


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