Department of Social Work

Phone: +468162000
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Sveaplan, Sveavägen 160
106 91 Stockholm

Department projects

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Individualised care and universal welfare: dilemmas in an era of marketisation
31/01/2013 - 31/12/2015

The aim of this programme is to investigate the challenges and possibilities of individualised eldercare services in relation to the universal ambitions of the Swedish welfare model, in the context of marketisation and increasing ethnic diversity and income inequality. Finding...

Nordic network for research on marketisation of elder care
01/01/2011 - 31/12/2014

This researcher network brings together Nordic researchers to investigate the market-inspired steering principles in elder care, in particular the origins and impact of for-profit private care provision that have emerged to various degrees in the Nordic countries.

The ne...

New intimate relations in later life - a quantitative survey
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2014
Despite claims in family sociology that in late modern society intimacy has been released from its reproductive function and is no longer restricted to any certain period of life, and despite claims in social gerontology that an increased healthy life-span has created a Third Age...

The prerequisites of audit - a study on the societal reponsibility for chidlren in out-of-home care
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2014
Tillsynens förutsättningar och praktik - om det samhälleliga ansvaret för barn i familejehem och institutioner När socialtjänsten placerar barn i familjehem eller institution (dygnsvård) tar samhället på sig ett särskilt ansvar ...

Networks for innovation or increased bureaucracy? On collaboration in the individual and family services.
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2014
Inom socialtjänsten är samverkan sedan länge etablerat som ett operativt begrepp och en ledstjärna för arbetsgruppers organisering. Såväl politiker som tjänstemän anser sig i samverkan ha identifierat en arbetsform som å ena sid...

Network: Nordic network for research on privatisation in eldercare
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2014
The network aims to bring together Nordic researchers to investigate the origins and impact of the emergence of the for-profit private sector in eldercare that has taken place to various degrees in the Nordic countries. These issues have become the focus of research attention by ...

International and national production of evidence for social work practice? On standardization, bureaucratization and politicization
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2013
Om skillnader i evidensanspråk - varför är inte evidensen densamma överallt? Propåerna om nödvändigheten av en evidensbaserad praktik (EBP) har sedan början av 1990-talet utgjort en alltmer påtaglig trend inom majoriteten av vä...

The cost of care: Caring responsibilities and gainful employment in middle age
01/01/2011 - 31/12/2013
In Sweden, as elsewhere, informal care-givers for elderly and disabled persons are typically in their late 40s to early 60s. However, this kind of care-giving by people of working age has received markedly little research attention in Sweden. Thus, the cost of caring, i.e. its im...


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