Danielle Ekman Ladru

Danielle Ekman Ladru


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Works at Department of Child and Youth Studies
Telephone 08-120 762 26
Visiting address Svante Arrhenius väg 21A
Room 450
Postal address Barn- och ungdomsvetenskapliga institutionen 106 91 Stockholm


Danielle Ekman Ladru is Senior Lecturer in Child and Youth Studies and Associate professor (docent) in Social and Economic Geography. Her main field of interest is child and Youth studies, Mobilities and Geography focusing on children's, young people's and families' social geographies, everyday mobilities and access to public space.

Her current research is on mobile preschools and children's mobility:

And on sustainable urbanism and children's everyday mobility:

  • Sustainable vertical childhoods? Family apartment life and children's everyday mobility and play, financed by Formas. Project leader: Danielle Ekman Ladru
  • A city-wide preschool yard? Challenges and possibilities for supporting innercity preschools' mobility and space for play in dense urban environments, financed by Formas. Project leader: Katarina Gustafson


Latest publications

Harju, A., Balldin, J., Ekman Ladru, D. & Gustafson, K. (2020). Children’s education in ‘good’ nature: Perceptions of activities in nature spaces in mobile preschools. Global studies of childhood.

Ladru, Danielle Ekman, and Katarina Gustafson. "‘Yay, a downhill!’: Mobile preschool children’s collective mobility practices and ‘doing’space in walks in line." Journal of Pedagogy 9.1 (2018): 87-107.

Last updated: January 27, 2020

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