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Elias Le Grand

Universitetslektor

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Works at Department of Child and Youth Studies
Telephone 08-120 765 34
Email elias.legrand@buv.su.se
Visiting address Frescati Hagväg 24
Room 400
Postal address Barn- och ungdomsvetenskapliga institutionen 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Senior Lecturer

Section for Child and Youth Studies

I joined the Department of Child and Youth Studies in June 2016. My background is in sociology. I received my PhD at the Department of Sociology, Stockholm University, where I also worked as an Associate Senior Lecturer. In addition, I have held post-doctoral or visiting positions at the universities of Anglia Ruskin, Birkbeck, Borås, Goldsmiths, Kyoto and Örebro.

Keywords

Youth, generation, identity, class, consumtion, place, taste, moralisation.

Teaching

I primarily teach on the Teacher Education Programme for Primary School, Specialising in School-Age Education and Care, and on the Master's Programme in Child and Youth Sciences.

Research

My research focuses on the relationship between identity formation and socio-spatial differentiation in contemporary consumer culture. In my doctoral and post-doctoral work, this entailed exploring the role of moralisation processes in the formation of young white working-class identities in Britain. My current research attempts to develop the conceptual frames of social types and neo-tribes, to study the role of cultural practices in the construction of middle-class identities.

Last updated: August 29, 2018

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