Department of Social Work

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Sveaplan, Sveavägen 160
106 91 Stockholm

Department projects

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The logic of care and the logic of audit in residential care for older persons: Learning from international comparative research and feminist care theory
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2017

Ensuring that older people in nursing homes receive good care is a major challenge in Sweden and internationally. Approaches to quality have increasingly been influenced by paradigms arising from the for-profit sector, such as marketisation and auditing. However research, part...

Re-imagining long-term residential care: an international study of promising practices
01/01/2010 - 31/12/2017
Long-term residential care is where many of our most vulnerable members live and, in spite of moves towards aging in place, where many will continue to live in the future. It is also a workplace for thousands of paid and unpaid providers, most of whom are women and many of whom a...

Locked up girls - an ethnographic study of girls doing gender in secure unit care
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017
In Sweden secure units with far-reaching disciplinary powers have the task of educating, treating, handling and controlling young people with extensive behavioural problems. This kind of residential care is a heavily institutionalized way of dealing with problematic youth. Reason...

Ageing: Sustainable care in a customer choice model? Dilemmas and possibilities of small care enterprises
01/12/2014 - 30/11/2017
The aim of this study is to investigate sustainable provision of care services in the context of the customer choice model. The choice model's popularity is increasing among Swedish municipalities. In this model, sustainable provision of quality care is threatened by several dile...

Äldreomsorgens förändringar och arbetet med äldre personer med missbruksproblem
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016

Projektets syfte är att beskriva och analysera hur personal inom kommunal och privat hemtjänst arbetar med äldre personer som har missbruksproblem i relation till de förändringar som skett inom äldreomsorgen under senare år. Införandet ...

Innovative Social and Employment Policies for Inclusive and Resilient Labour Markets in Europe
01/12/2013 - 30/06/2016

The INSPIRES project aims to contribute to resilient and inclusive labour markets in Europe. It comparatively assesses the resilience and inclusiveness of labour markets in European countries, it identifies innovative policies that have contributed to resilience and inclusiven...


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