New research project on crime and victimization across life

  Author: Gerda Neyer Dr. Amber L. Beckley recently received a 3-year research grant from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond to study ”Childhood psychosocial and environmental predictors of crime and victimization across life”. (2.875 mil kr). Dr Gerda Neyer sat down to talk about her research project. Gerda Neyer: You received a grant to study how childhood experiences … Mer New research project on crime and victimization across life

New member of the Department of Sociology studies race, ethnicity, and immigrant inclusion

Author: Amber Beckley Dr. Andrea Voyer is a newly appointed associate professor (In Swedish: docent) at the Sociology Department. Her work focuses on processes of social inclusion and exclusion on the basis of immigration, race, and class. I sat down with Andrea to ask her about what brought her to SU and her research agenda. … Mer New member of the Department of Sociology studies race, ethnicity, and immigrant inclusion

New research project on segregation in Sweden

Author: Amber Beckley  Dr. Bo Malmberg, of the Department of Human Geography at Stockholm University, is the Principal Investigator of the research program “The Neighborhood Revisited: Spatial polarization and social cohesion in contemporary Sweden” which received 40.24 million kronor from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences). This is a 6-year research … Mer New research project on segregation in Sweden

How a controversial research project was revived – a new book on Project Metropolitan

n the winter of 1986 a major debate broke out on the sociological study Project Metropolitan. The study, which was started at the Sociology Department at Stockholm University in the early 1960s under the leadership of the late professor Carl-Gunnar Janson, followed more than 15,000 children born in Greater Stockholm. … Mer How a controversial research project was revived – a new book on Project Metropolitan

New research project on women’s employment and household inequality

Dr. Rense Nieuwenhuis at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) was recently awarded a FORTE research grant for his four-year project “In it together? Supporting women’s employment to reduce economic inequality among all households”. The project investigates gender equality in the labor market and inequality between households. … Mer New research project on women’s employment and household inequality