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"Discrimination discourse is incompatible with hegemonic masculinity"

Sleeve of police uniform In an article recently published in the European Social Work Research journal, researchers Anna Rypi, Malin Åkerström and Veronika Burcar Alm attempt to shed light on why young men with an immigrant background who are subjected to violent crimes rarely report the incidents to the police.

Hans Swärd awarded FORSA prize

Hans Swärd Professor Hans Swärd has been awarded the biennial Swedish Association for Social Work Research (FORSA) Prize.

Postdoctoral positions on Great social challenges

At least Three (2 year) Postdoctoral positions on Great social challenges at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Johansson and Ponnert on juridification and standardisation in contemporary child protection

Susanna Johansson and Lina Ponnert Susanna Johansson and Lina Ponnert have published an article in the British Journal of Social Work.

Seven years of housing first: a success story

Marcus Knutagård speaking in front of a small audience, in the Lund Public Library. The city of Helsingborg first implemented the Housing First method seven years ago. Since then, the number of homeless per 10,000 inhabitants has fallen sharply. The programme, introduced by researchers at the School of Social Work, has also brought about additional positive effects for socially vulnerable groups in Helsingborg. This is shown in a new report, written by Arne Kristensen and Marcus Knutagård.

A brief interview with Carolin Schütze

Carolin Schütze presenting her research This fall PhD candidate Carolin Schütze is a visiting scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Social workers challenged by irregular migration

Vanna Nordling at Lund University The issues of undocumented migrants and deportations of unaccompanied minors have increasingly become a challenge in social work. Vanna Nordling’s doctoral dissertation is a study of how social workers handle their role as on the one hand support workers but also representatives of institutions of control.

New book on welfare in a postgrowth society

A new book by Max Koch, professor in social policy at the School of Social Work, and Milena Buchs (University of Leeds) presents a detailed and critical discussion about how human wellbeing can be improved in a postgrowth era.

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