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News / 24 November, 2016

Research assistant wanted for project on ethnic discrimination

Vi söker en forskningsassistent på heltid till två forskningsprojektet med experimentella ansatser som handlar om etnisk diskriminering på arbetsmarknaden och inom välfärden.

News / 07 November, 2016

Contribute to the global research initiativ IPSP!

The first draft of the report of the International Panel of Social Progress (IPSP), "Rethinking Society for the 21st Century", is out now! We welcome you to comment on the online platform This report is a product of a global i...

News / 08 September, 2016

Schools and segregation – a positive example

The importance of socio-economic background will become increasingly important for school success. But segregation in the school area is steadily growing and inequality is increasing, a development that has been caused by the increased possibilities t...

News / 03 May, 2016

How many refugees can the Swedish welfare state handle?

The past year the influx of refugees has been the topic of many discussions. How will these newcomers affect the people who already live in Sweden? How will they affect the economy, the labour market, the values, the welfare state? Will Kymlicka, rese...

Publications / 01 March, 2016

The Phenomenology of Specialization of Criminal Suspects

Abstract A criminal career can be either general, with the criminal committing different types of crimes, or specialized, with the criminal committing a specific type of crime. A central problem in the study of crime specialization is to determine, fr...