Our focus with this project is on migrants coming from Eastern and Southern European countries. We focus on migrants from these countries is because, on average, women in those countries would like to have two children but they tend to have just over one child. … Mer What influences migrant fertility in Sweden?
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
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
Magnus Bygren, Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology, recently received funding from Forte for the project ”What makes employers discriminate by gender and parenthood?”. … Mer What makes employers discriminate by gender and parenthood?
The Stockholm University Demography Unit, SUDA, at the Department of Sociology recently invited Anna Meyer to give a talk on her award-winning master’s thesis, “Having children is associated with a longer survival after ischemic stroke. A population-based cohort study of 62,580 Swedes over the age of 65.” … Mer Why do some stroke patients live longer than others?
Dr. Amber Beckley and PhD Student Allison Geerts recently became the two new editors of this blog. Along with communicator Leila Zoubir who has worked with Socioblog since it’s start in 2017, they will provide the blog with content in the forms of interviews, summaries of own research, comments etc. Dr. Amber Beckley studies the … Mer Meet our new blog editors – introducing Amber Beckley and Allison Geerts
Author: Serena Coppolino Perfumi The debate has become highly heated in recent times, but misinformation, fake news, and alternative facts have always existed. And we are still paying the price for the consequences of some of them. The topic of fake news exploded when scholars pointed out the impact they had on recent political events like … Mer Fake news are not ”news” – fueling populism since 1917