De/gendering and racialising – what has childhood got to do with it?

I often ask feminist questions in critical childhood studies research contexts. However, in the co-authored article “De/gendering violence and racialising blame in Swedish child welfare: what has childhood got to do with it?”, children and childhoods are highlighted in relation to common feminist debates.

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Finnish-Swedish co-writing project

In 2018, I had the amazing opportunity to visit University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. One of the results from this visit is the publication “Gender- and power sensitivity, securitisation and social peace: rethinking protection for children exposed to post-separation violence”.

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Dissertation review

…this research advances the field considerably in terms of our understanding of issues of responding to diversity, children’s participation and to understanding how knowledge cultures determine outcomes.”

Williams 2020

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I was very pleased to read Professor Charlotte Williams’ review of my dissertation. Williams is a leading scholar in social work and she is internationally recognised for her research on ethnic diversity, multiculturalism, racism, and social justice issues in the context of welfare regimes and practices.

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Social change in developmental times?

My first independent scholarly work is published!

…And it is published in Time & Society, one of my favourite peer-reviewed journals! What is the article about, then? 

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Turning a Dissertation into Art

Featured image: Dissertation cover image – PhD dissertation “Child (Bio)Welfare and Beyond: Intersecting Injustices in Childhoods and Swedish Child Welfare”.

Some people have asked about the dissertation cover image.

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