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Barbara Hobson

Professor i sociologi med inriktning mot genusforskning

Works at Sociologiska institutionen
Telephone +468163116
Visiting address Universitetsvägen 10 B, plan 9
Room B 844
Postal address Stockholm university Sociologiska institutionen 106 91 Stockholm
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Current Research Project

Her current research project builds upon earlier projects and research on gender, diversity and citizenship: Do Welfare Regimes Matter: Migration and care/domestic work in two institutional contexts: Sweden and Spain, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, 2012-2016


Recent Projects

Applying a Capabilities and Agency Approach to Gender, Work and Welfare States: within the 6th Framework ,Network of Excellence RECWOWE 2005-2011

European Science Foundation project: The Changing Relationship between work, welfare and gender equality in Europe: Developing a capabilities approach to transitions using quantitative and qualitative cross-national comparison between and within European countries, 2006-2011.


Consortium for the Intimate and the Public, Kyoto University, 30 universities and research institutions from 20 societies in the world. Nov. 2010-

Norface Network: Equality Politics and Democratic Diversities (DEMDI): Nordic Network

International Network and Program Grant: The EU, North America and the Challenge of Global Policymaking for Care Work

International Network: Political and Social Economy of Care in Globalizing World (PASEC). Research Program connected with European network, REASESS