Sociology Transformed

Sociology in Sweden

A History

Authors: Larsson, Anna, Magdaleni?, Sanja

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This book offers a brief but comprehensive overview of the history of sociology in Sweden from the prewar period to the present day. It focuses in particular on scientific boundaries, gender and the relationship between sociology and the Swedish welfare state.

About the authors

Anna Larsson is Associate Professor of the History of Science and Ideas at UmeƄ University, Sweden. Among her books are A Science of the Modern Society: Establishing Sociology in Sweden (2001), and the co-authored Social Science in Context: Historical, Sociological and Global Perspectives (2013).
Sanja Magdaleni? is Programme Officer at Socialstyrelsen (The National Board of Health and Welfare), Sweden. She holds a PhD in sociology from Stockholm University, and is the author of Gendering the Sociology Profession: Sweden, Britain and the US (2004). She has completed research and published on professions, organizations, gender issues, history of sociology and women pioneers in sociology.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Larsson, Anna (et al.)

    Pages 1-5

  • Disciplinary Precursors and Burgeoning Interest

    Larsson, Anna (et al.)

    Pages 6-13

  • Establishing a Scientific Discipline

    Larsson, Anna (et al.)

    Pages 14-22

  • Boundaries under Construction

    Larsson, Anna (et al.)

    Pages 23-33

  • Rise, Fall and Reorientation

    Larsson, Anna (et al.)

    Pages 34-55

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sociology in Sweden
Book Subtitle
A History
Authors
Series Title
Sociology Transformed
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-48231-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137482310
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-48229-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 105
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