Ongoing projects - Critical studies

The New Meanings of Social Citizenship: On Activation and Medicalization in National Insurance
Primary investigator: Prof. Rafael Lindqvist

Encountering Vulnerability: Exploring Everyday Interaction in Sheltered Housing
Primary investigator: Richard Johansson, MSsc.

Into the Digital Age: older non-users’ understandings and experiences of digital technologies and how they relate to understandings of aging and old age
Primary investigator: Magdalena Kania-Lundholm

Caring for dying patients with immigrant backgrounds and their families: do understandings of cross-cultural interaction and ethnic ‘Otherness’ play a role?
Primary Investigator: Prof. Sandra Torres

Media representations of ethnic ‘Otherness’ in elderly care: a comparative study of Swedish and Finnish daily press reporting on migration, ethnicity and culture-related issues within the context of elderly care from 1995-2008
Primary Investigator: Prof. Sandra Torres

Caring for dying patients with migrant background: A study on how institutional categorization is negotiated by health care professionals in end-of-life care
Primary investigator: Pernilla Ågård, MSSc

Women survivors of female genital mutilation/cutting as ambassadors of Change: A participatory action research for eradication of FGM/C in Somaliland
Primary investigator: Beth Maina Ahlberg

Making sense of suicide: communicative suicide prevention based on help-seekers’ and volunteers’ meaning making on a suicide helpline
Primary investigator: Ph.D. Clara Iversen

Understanding racism in healthcare: Developing and implementing anti-racist strategies through shared knowledge production and evaluation
Primary investigator: Professor Hannah Bradby

Attitudes towards religion among Swedish citizens living abroad
Investigator: Erika Willander, Ph.D.  (Church of Sweden's Unit for Analysis)

Nordic patterns of religious practice
Primary investigator: Erika Willander, Ph.D.  (Church of Sweden's Unit for Analysis)

International research on confirmation work
Primary investigator: Erika Willander, Ph.D.  (Church of Sweden's Unit for Analysis)

The Religious Beliefs of Priests in the Church of Sweden
Primary investigator: Erika Willander, Ph.D.  (Church of Sweden's Unit for Analysis)

Moments on the City Bus: A Microsociology of Non-verbal Interaction and Social Coding in Urban Bus Riding
Primary investigator: Magdalena Vieira, M.A. in sociology and M.A. in cultural anthropology

Understanding Racialised Discrimination in Health Care through Shared Knowledge Production
Primary Investigator: Sarah Hamed, DDS, MSc