Kristina Göransson

Kristina Göransson

Associate professor, Senior lecturer

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I am Associate Professor in Social Work and hold a PhD in Social Anthropology from Lund University. My doctoral dissertation (2006) is an ethnographic study of the renegotiation of intergenerational obligations and expectations in Chinese middle-class families in contemporary Singapore. My research interests primarily concern parenting cultures, parents' educational work, gender and ethnographic methods.


Expertise related to 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. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

UKÄ subject classification

  • Social Work
  • Social Anthropology

Free keywords

  • Parenthood
  • Ethnography
  • Family
  • Childhood
  • Education
  • East Asia


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