The health level among highly- and low-educated people is more equal in countries with a high-quality primary care. For people with low education, primary care can function as a gatekeeper, reducing the correlation between education level and health. This is shown in a new dissertation in sociology from the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) at Stockholm University.
Maria Forslund, PhD student in sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and the Department of Sociology defends her thesis "From the cradle to the grave – in sickness and in health?: The welfare state and health outcomes".
What are the circumstances that make some children more resilient to a parental separation than others? A new dissertation in sociology from Stockholm University investigates the heterogeneity in children’s outcomes after a parental separation. Among other things, the studies show that children with separated parents, living in shared parental residence, are doing nearly as well as children whose parents stay together.