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    Socialhögskolan, Allhelgona kyrkogata 8

    223 62 Lund


Unit profile


The research area covers research on social vulnerability, inequality and social problems in a broad sense. The area includes the study of, among other things, poverty and homelessness. Research projects in the field apply diverse methods and theories to analyze the consequences of inequality on several levels, from the local to comparative studies in an international perspective. Theories of power and intersectionality are central.

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Contact: Kerstin Svensson

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 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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