Completed projects - The Welfare research group

This page presents the research group's completed projects.

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

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

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

Strengthen Community Based Care to minimize health inequalities and improve the integration of vulnerable migrants and refugees into local communities (MigHealthCare)
Primary investigator: Professor Hannah Bradby.

Social closeness in a time of physical distance: supportive helpline calls with older people during the Covid-19 crisis
Primary investigator: Marcus Persson, PhD (Linköping University). Collaborators: Clara Iversen, PhD & Marie Flinkfeldt, PhD. 

Work environment in robotized dementia care: how social robots affect care workers’ work practice and work environment 
Primary inverstigator: Marcus Persson, PhD (Linköping University). Collaborator: Clara Iversen, PhD.

The impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on individuals with hoarding disorder and the social services
Primary Investigator: Volen Ivanov, PhD (CNS, Karolinska Institutet & Region Stockholm) Collaborator: Maricel Knechtel, PhD.

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).

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

DISCIT, Making Persons with Disabilities Full Citizens
Projektansvarig: Prof. Rafael Lindqvist

Social Movements Claims and Public Responsibility: Gender, Ethnicity, Disability, Sexuality, and the Politics of Needs.                                                                                    Primary investigator: Docent Agneta Hugemark

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

The social meaning of disability discrimination. A comparative study of Sweden and the US
Primary investigator: Marie Sépulchre

This is not citizenship. Analysing the claims of disability activists in Sweden
Primary investigator: PhD Marie Sépulchre

Encountering Vulnerability: Exploring Everyday Interaction in Sheltered Housing
Primary investigator: PhD Richard Johansson

Lifestyle discussions in medical encounters with older people                                  Investigator (sub project): Clara Iversen, Ph.D.

Older people, new media
Primary investigator: Prof. Sandra Torres 

Identifying needs in elderly clients with migrant backgrounds: are understandings of cross-cultural interaction, ethnic 'Otherness' and gender relevant for need assessment practice?
Primary Investigator: Prof. Sandra Torres

The Globalization of International Migration: Perspectives on Challenges for Social Gerontological Research
Primary Investigator: Prof. Sandra Torres

Elderly Care in a Globalized World: a Study of Cross-cultural Interaction in the Context of Swedish Elderly Care
Primary Investigator: Prof. Sandra Torres

Communication in consultations with elder persons and care professionals – A matter of professional and institutional culture
Primary investigator: Ulla Hellström Muhli

The Effects of Interactions with Dogs in Eldercare                                                   Primary investigator: Associate Prof. Ulla Hellström Muhli

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

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

Children in Addiction Environments
Primary investigator: Karin Alexandersson, Ph.D.

Coordinated Support for Children and Parents in Families with Addiction Problems
Primary investigator: Karin Alexandersson, Ph.D.

Child and Youth Participation/ Involvement in Social Child Care                                    Primary investigator: Karin Alexandersson, Ph.D.

The Janus Face of Self-actualization – Explaining and Preventing Women’s Work Related Mental Illness
Primary investigator: Elin Thunman, Ph.D.

Teachers without Borders: The Ethical Challenges of the Use of Social Network Websites for Pupil Contact                                                                                          Primary investigator: Elin Thunman, Ph.D.

Superdiversity and navigating healthcare pathways                                                       
Primary Investigators: Prof. Hannah Bradby (Uppsala University), Dr Kristine Krause (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity), Prof. Gill Green and Dr Charlie Davison (Essex University)

The Diversity Barometer: A Panel-Based Investigation of Attitudes
Primary investigator: Associate Prof. Irving Palm

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: PhD. Pernilla Ågård.

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

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

Speaking of money: Problem presentation, service and response when families with children call the Social Insurance Agency (2016-2018)
Primary investigator and contact person for project: Marie Flinkfeldt Ph.D.

Children’s participation in risk assessment interviews
Investigator (sub project): Clara Iversen, Ph.D.

Sexual and gender based violence in the refugee crisis: from displacement to arrival (SEREDA)                                                                                           
Primary investigator: Prof. Jenny Phillimore och Prof. Hannah Bradby 

Strengthen Community Based Care to minimize health inequalities and improve the integration of vulnerable migrants and refugees into local communities (MigHealthCare)  
Primary investigator: Professor Hannah Bradby

Last modified: 2023-09-27