Department of Sociology

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Universitetsvägen 10 B, plan 9
106 91 Stockholm
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Department projects

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Use and Misuse in Sweden - Experiences, Attitudes, Opinions
01/01/2003 - 31/12/2004
The Swedish alcohol and drug culture is not what it used to be. We need a new "map" for these practices, if e.g. preventive strategies are to be useful and successful. Attitudes to and narratives of experiences related to the use of alcohol and drugs are important sources for res...

Gender, Culture and Alcohol Problems: A Multi-national Study
01/01/2002 - 31/12/2004
The proposed study, with WHO participation, will examine differences in drinking behaviour amongst men and women in 13 EU and 5 non-EU countries. It will analyse gender differences in drinking patterns and drinking contexts and in the prevalence of alcohol-related problems. It wi...

Föräldraledighet och arbetsmarknadsutfall - betydelsen av föräldraledighetens längd och utnyttjande av tillfällig föräldrapenning för kvinnors och mäns lön och karriär
Det övergripande syftet är att ta ett helhetsgrepp på kvinnors och mäns karriärmöjligheter efter en föräldraledighet samt under, respektive efter, perioder av tillfällig föräldrapenning. Vi kommer att studera vilka konsekvenser föräldraledighetsuttag har för kvinnor och mäns inko...

Explaining very low fertility in postindustrial societies: an unconventional approach
01/01/2012
Very low fertility rates have come to characterize a number of postindustrial societies from Europe to East Asia, portending a range of problems for the 21st century from a shortage of prime-age workers to an increasing government burden to support the expanding ranks of the elde...

Do Welfare Regimes Matter? Migration and Care/domestic work in two institutional contexts, Sweden and Spain: A Multi-Tier Design
01/01/2012
There has been a growing demand for care/domestic work across European societies filled by a supply of migrant workers, many of whom are undocumented working in the informal market. Within this ostensible convergence in transnational migration and care/domestic work, there is het...

Ageing well - individuals, families and households under changing demographic regimes in Sweden

AgeingWell is research program financed by FORTE: the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working life and Welfare. It addresses the shifting “dependency threshold” among the elderly and its implications for the burden of ageing and care in Sweden.

It builds on res...


Swedish Generations and Gender Survey
01/01/2011
The Swedish Generations & Gender Survey (GGS) will become part of an international data infrastructure, the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP), organized by the Population Activities Unit of the Economic Commission for Europe. The infrastructure includes a three-wave pane...


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