Department of Sociology

Publications and Conference Presentations for Research Group ’Welfare & Life-course’


(in alphabetical order and sorted by type and language)

Articles in peer-reviewed journals (in English):

Bradby, H.; Kenten, C; Deedat, S. & Morgan, M. (2013). Having a different conversation around death’: diverse hospital chaplains' views on end-of-life care. Ethnicity & Health, 18(6):530-543.

Hellström, I. & Torres, S. (2013). A wish to know but not always tell: couples living with dementia talk about disclosure preferences. Aging and Mental Health, vol. 17, no. 2, p.157-167.

Hugemark, A. & Roman, C. (2013). Putting Gender and Ethnic Discrimination on the Political Agenda. NORA – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, sept 2013, on line, p. 1-16.

Kania-Lundholm, M. (2013). Nowa ekologia mediow. Konwergencja a metamorfoza (New ecology of media. Convergence and metamorphosis) by K.Jakubowicz (2011), European Journal ofCommunication, 28(4): 470-472 (book review)

Krohne, K; Torres, S; Slettebö, Å & Bergland, A. (2013). Individualizing standardized tests: physiotherapists and occupational therapists’ test practice in a geriatric setting. Qualitative Health Research, vol. 23, no. 9, p. 1168-1178.

Lindqvist, R., Tang, J. & Li, J.(2013) . Social assistance in China and Sweden: how policy intentions are translated into local practices. China Journal of Social Work, 6 (3): 311-326.

Lundin, A., Berg, L-E. & Hellström Muhli, U.(2013). Feeling existentially touched: A phenomenological notion of the well-being of elderly living in special housing accommodation from the perspective of care professionals. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being 8: 20587 -

Peuravaara, K. (2013). Theorizing the body: Conceptions of disability, gender and normality. Disability & Society. 28(3): 408-417.

Svavarsdóttir, J.S., Júliúsdóttir, S. & Lindqvist, R. (2013). A HolisticView in Psychiatric Rehabilitation: The Effects of Structure in Psychiatric Institutions. Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation,12(4): 272-294.

Thunman, E. & Persson, M. (2013). Teachers’ Access to and Use of ICT: An Indicator of Growing Inequity in Swedish Schools. Contemporary Educational Technology, 4(3): 155-171.

Thunman, E. (2013). Inauthenticity at work: Moral conflicts in market oriented welfare organizations. Nordic Journal of Working Life, 3(2): 37-57.

Articles in peer-reviewed journals (in Swedish):

Lundälv, J. & Lindqvist, R. (2013) Aktivering till anställningsbarhet eller modernt arbetstvång? En analys av fas 3i svensk dagspress. Arbetsmarknad & Arbetsliv, 19 (3): 9-23.

Markkula, V. & Hellström Muhli, U. (2013). Diskursen om den svenska skolsköterskans hälsostödjande arbete i kvalitativ forskning: En kvalitativ metasyntes. VÅRD I NORDEN 2/2013. PUBL. NO. 108 VOL. 33 NO. 1 PP 0–0

Willander, E. (2013). “Jag tror på något": Konstruktioner av tro och tilltro. Sociologisk forskning, 50(2): 117-138.

Edited special issues in peer-reviewed journals:

Bradby, H. &and Ahlberg, B. (2013). Gendered violence and health in some African contexts. Ethnicity & Health, 18(5): 449-503.


Iversen, C. (2013). Making Questions and Answers Work: Negotiating Participation in Interview Interaction. Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala University. Dissertations from the Faculty of Social Sciences, ISSN 1652-9030; 88.

Book chapters in peer-reviewed books (in English):

Burns, T. R., A. Martinelli & P. DeVille (2013). A Socio-economic Systems Model of the Global Financial Crisis of 2007+: Power, Innovation, Ideology, and Design Failure.” In: J. Pixley and G. Harcourt (eds.) Financial Crises and the Nature of Capitalist Money, London, Palgrave/Macmillan

Burns, T. R. & E. Roszkowska (2013). Decision-making under Conditions of Multiple Values and Variation in Conditions of Risk and Uncertainty. I W. Pedrycz and P. Guo (red.) Human-Centric Decison-making Models for Social Sciences. Berlin/NewYork/Tokyo: Springer Publishing Company.

Burns, T. R. (2013). Sustainable Development (revision). Sociopedia. International Sociological Association’s e-Encyclopedia. London: Sage Publications

Hellström Muhli. U. & Delbene, R. (2013). The ethical dimension of presence in elderly care talk-encounters. In J. C. Gonçalves (ed). Presence in healthcare communication - implication for professional education Rio de Janeiro, Brasil: Editora da Universidade Federal Fluminense(UFF).

Kelman, I., E. Rosa, T. R. Burns, N. Machado, L. Olsson, P. Ehrlich, & D. Kennedy (2013). Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB): Integrating Social Science and the Humanities into Solving Sustainability Challenges. In M. Manfredo, J. Vaske, A. Rechkemmer, and Esther Duke (eds.) Understanding Society and Natural Resources: Forging New Strands in Integration Across the Social Sciences. Fort Collins, Co.: Colorado State University

Peuravaara, K. (2013). Negotiating normality: The complexity of showing (off) bodies. In G. Frånberg, C. Hällgren & E. Dunkelz (eds.) Invisible Girl. Umeå: Department of Educational Science Umeå University.

Torres, S. (2013). Transnationalism and the study of aging and old age. In C. Phellas (ed.) Aging in European Societies. New York: Springer.

Torres, S. (2013) Healthy aging among migrants in Sweden: what we know and need to find out. In A. Scharlach & K. Hoshino (ed). Healthy aging in sociocultural context. New York: Routledge Press.

Book chapters in peer-reviewed books (in Swedish):

Lindqvist, R (2013) Kunskapssyn och kunskapsanvändning inom området: aktivering av långvarigt sjuka och funktionshindrade. In B. Blom, S. Morén & L. Nygren (red.) Kunskap i socialt arbete. Om villkor, processer och användning. Stockholm: Natur & Kultur

Torres, S. (2013). Ett livslopp präglad av migration och social exkludering. In L. Andersson (ed). Socialgerontologi.(2dra ed) Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Book chapters in peer-reviewed books (in languages other than English or Swedish):

Thunman, E. (2013). Burnout als sozialpathologisches Phänomen der Selbstverwirklichung, s. 58-85 i Neckel, S. & Wagner, G. (eds) Leistung und Erschöpfung. Burnout in der Wettbewerbsgesellschaft. Berlin: Suhrkamp Verlag.

Torres, S. (2013). Hoshino, K. (Trans.) Sweden ni okeru imin no kenko chojyu: Kenkyu no gaikan to kongo no kadai ( Healthy aging among immigrants in Sweden: Waht we know and need to find out). In T. Sasaki & K. Hoshino (Trans.) Kenko chojyu no shakai bunkateki bunmyaku (Healthy aging in sociocultural context: Japanese version) (pp.63-76). Tokyo: Kazamashobo.

Working paper:

Alexanderson, K.; Börjesson, M.; Bokenstrand, C.; Hyvönen, U.; Karlsson, P-Å.; Lagercrantz, K.; Rönnbäck, E och Wånell, S-E (2013). FoU-miljöers roll för en evidensbaserad socialtjänst. Antagen vid FoU välfärds årsmöte 2013-08-28 som ett underlag för dialog för aktuella aktörer. 

Bradby, H. (2013). A review of research and policy documents on the international migration of physicians and nurses. MMG Working Paper 13-07. ISSN 2192-2357.

Non-peer reviewed books (in Swedish):

Mella, O., Ahmadi, F. & Palm, I. (2013). Mångfaldsbarometern 2013, Högskolan i Gävle.

Winqvist, M. (2013). Stödet till anhöriga i Uppsala kommun – uppföljning genom fokusgrupper år 2012, Delrapport 2, FoU-rapport 2013/2, Regionförbundet Uppsala län, Uppsala

Winqvist, M. (2013). Tillgång eller bromskloss? Om samverkan med anhöriga inom psykiatriska verksamheter i kommuner och landsting, FoU-rapport 2013/4, Regionförbundet Uppsala län, Uppsala

Winqvist, M. (2013). Palliativt kompetenscentrum i Uppsala – en uppföljning, FoU-rapport 2013/5, Regionförbundet Uppsala län, Uppsala.

Invited conference presentations (international):

Bradby, H. (2013). Contextualising Medical Migration. Medical Migration Symposium, University of Warwick, UK, 19-20th March. (Funded by the Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness).

Torres, S. (2013). Successful Aging in the Context of Migration: Are Established Concepts Relevant. (Paper presented at the Presidential Symposium titled ‘New Perspectives on Successful Aging: Cross-Cultural and Inter-Disciplinary Approaches’ at the 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, June 23-27 in Seoul, Korea.)

Torres, S; Olaison, A. & Forssell, E. (2013). Older Migrants as a Challenge: Perspectives from Swedish Need Assessors in Elderly Care. (Paper presented at the Invited Symposium titled ‘Aging in the Foreign Land: Understanding the Multiple Contexts of Aging Immigrants’ at the 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, June 23-27 in Seoul, Korea.)

Hellström Muhli, U. (2013). Seniors’ experiences of living in special housing accommodation (SHA): - Challenges for Scandinavian elderly care. (Paper presented at the 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, June 23-27 in Seoul, Korea.)

Jess, K (2013). Using program theory as a way to develop evidence-based practice in social work in Sweden. (Paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, October 16-19 in Washington DC, USA)

Jess, K (2013). Evaluating complex interventions- a challenge. . (Paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, October 16-19 in Washington DC, USA)

Kania-Lundholm, M. (2013) Between Online Building and Branding the Nation: Citizens Debating the New Patriotism in Poland”, (Paper presented at the 11thConference of theEuropean Sociological Association, August28-31, Turin, Italy)

Krohne, K; Torres, S; Slettebo, A. & Bergland, A. (2013). What do occupational therapists and physiotherapists use standardized tests for in geriatric care? (Poster presented at the 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, June 23-27 in Seoul, Korea.)

Machado, N. & T. R. Burns  (2013). Not Bystanders Any Longer: Social sciences, Social Responsibility and Sustainability Research in an Emerging Revolution. 2º Congresso Ibero-Americano de Responsabilidades Social, 25-28 October, Lisbon, Portugal.

Olaison, A; Torres, S. & Forssell, E. (2013). Documentation in need assessment within elderly acare: does migrant background have any impact on how older people are described in case files?. (Paper presented at the 11th Conference of the European Sociological Association, August 28-31 in Torino, Italy.)

Palm, I. (2013).Interorganizational Cooperation – Changes and Conflicts (Paper presented at the 11th Conference of the European Sociological Association. August 28-31 in Torino, Italy).

Salmonsson, L. (2013a) How to contextualize experiences in comparative qualitative health research? (Paper presented at the Qualitative Analysis Conference, Ottawa, ON.)

Salmonsson, L. (2013b). Doing physiciansship: International medical graduates (IMGs) in Sweden maneuvering notions about migranthood at work. (Paper presented at the ISA RC52 Interim Conference: Challenging Professionalism: New Directions in Policies, Publics and the Professions, Lisbon, Portugal.)

Salmonsson, L. (2013c). Doing Physicianship: Reflection on the Role of Interactions for the Social Construction of “migranthood”. (Paper presented at the European Studies in Symbolic Interactions, Uppsala, Sweden).

Ågard, P. & Torres, S. (2013). Understandings of ethnic ‘Otherness’ and cross-cultural care encounters amongst palliative care workers. (Poster presented at the 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, June 23-27 in Seoul, Korea.)

Submitted conference presentations (national):

Willander, E. & Sikström, S. (2013). Evidence of the Post-Secular? An example from the Blogosphere. Conference organized by the Impact of Religion Research Programme: Impact of Religion: Challenges for Society, Law and Democracy, 20-22 May, Uppsala.