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?” (2021), children and childhoods are highlighted in relation to common feminist debates.Continue reading “De/gendering and racialising – what has childhood got to do with it?”
Tag: independent scholar
I not only use creative expressions that help me in my writing or to communicate the message of my texts. I have also experimented with a small project that I call Academia-Art (2019-2020) which is visible below. It raises questions about the reuse of knowledge and has also helped me to express challenging experiences in academia. Below, I describe this in Swedish, the language of my academic contexts.Continue reading “Academia-Art”
Speaking bodies – silenced voices
My article “Speaking Bodies – Silenced Voices: Child Protection and the Knowledge Culture of ‘Evidencing’” is now freely accessible for downloading.
This study is a “write-back” because it was partially inspired by a comment at a seminar, where I presented a work in progress (now another published article).1Continue reading “Speaking bodies – silenced voices”
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?Continue reading “Social change in developmental times?”
Independent Research: When? Why? How?
Before I got my doctor’s degree (PhD), different circumstances forced me to choose sooner rather than later a more independent path. This new path was a very helpful reminder of why I first wanted to become a researcher. This post is about writing as an independent scholar in 2020 and 2021.
How it all started
I am not quite sure when I got the idea first. I do remember though thinking about what makes you choose the path of independence on the day I met Sara Ahmed.Continue reading “Independent Research: When? Why? How?”