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    Socialhögskolan, Allhelgona kyrkogata 8

    223 62 Lund


Unit profile


The research area studies the organization of welfare practitioners and the actors who work there, as professionals, but also as clients, users, volunteers and visitors, with focus on social work and its organizations. The research is thus based on a tradition at the Lund University to critically examine institutions and institutionalization. The area also studies professions, professionalization, professional development and professions such as actors in organizations.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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