Lena HalldeniusProfessor, Docent/Habilitation, Doctor of Philosophy, LLM
Research areas and keywords
UKÄ subject classification
- Human Rights, Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy
I am professor of human rights studies, with a PhD and "docent" in practical philosophy. My first degree was in law.
My research is in political philosophy and its early modern history, with emphasis on freedom and rights. I am interested in how moral concepts figure in political theory and how values shape and are shaped by institutions and social change.
My book on the 18th-century feminist Mary Wollstonecraft – Mary Wollstonecraft and Feminist Republicanism. Independence, Rights and the Experience of Unfreedom – was published by Pickering & Chatto, London, in 2015. A Swedish translation – Mary Wollstonecraft, feminismen och frihetens förutsättningar – was published by Thales in 2016. More on the book here: http://www.pickeringchatto.com/titles/1822-9781848935365-mary-wollstonecraft-and-feminist-republicanism (Eng) and here: http://www.bokforlagetthales.se/index.php?sida=bocker&id=227 (Swe).
My ongoing research is on human rights and socioeconomic inequality. The project Cash studies how the transition towards a cashless economy affects vulnerable groups.
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