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Elin Kvist

Senior lecturer at the department of sociology and researcher at Umea Centre for Gender Studies 




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Associate professor at Department of Sociology
Hus Y, Beteendevetarhuset & Norra beteendevetarhuset Mediagränd 14, Beteendevetarhuset, Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

I work as a senior lecturer at the department of sociology. I'm also associated with Umea Centre for Gender Studies as a researcher. My research interest centres on labour market transformations, changing social organisations of care and its implications on gender, work and the welfare state.

Currently I'm doing research within the project From state governance to private entrepreneurship? The restructuring of labour market policy and its effects on women in sparsely populated areas, funded by Riksbankens jubileumsfond. This project aims to study women s livelihood strategies in northern sparsely populated areas, both in relation to the shift that has occurred in state governing of the labour market (resulting in a changed focus from employment to entrepreneurship) and in relation to the gendered labour market.

Further, I'm also part of the research project Fit for fight? A study of conflict and mental health in women-dominated workplace from a gender perspective, funded by FORTE. This project studies the impact conflicts have on individual mental health within women dominated workplaces from a gender perspective.

Att arbeta för lika villkor: ett genus- och maktperspektiv på arbete och organisation, Lund: Studentlitteratur AB 2020 : 151-169
Keisu, Britt-Inger; Kvist, Elin; Tafvelin, Susanne
Journal of Rural Studies, Elsevier 2020, Vol. 73 : 234-242
Kvist, Elin
Human service organizations, management, leadership & governance, Routledge 2020, Vol. 44, (1) : 47-62
Tafvelin, Susanne; Keisu, Britt-Inger; Kvist, Elin
Stockholm: Leopard förlag 2017
Carbin, Maria; Overud, Johanna; Kvist, Elin
Gränser, mobilitet och mobilisering: Boundaries, mobility and mobilisation : Nationell konferens för genusforskning = Swedish conference for gender research, Göteborg: Nationella sekretariatet för genusforskning 2016 : 138-139
Overud, Johanna; Kvist, Elin; Sörensson, Erika
The European Journal of Women's Studies, Sage Publications 2015, Vol. 22, (3) : 274-287
Andersson, Katarina; Kvist, Elin
Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies, Roskilde Universitetsforlag 2015, Vol. 5, (3) : 41-57
Kvist, Elin; Overud, Johanna
Tracing the women-friendly welfare state: gendered politics of everyday life in Sweden, Göteborg: Makadam Förlag 2013 : 214-233
Kvist, Elin
Rena hem på smutsiga villkor?: Hushållstjänster, migration och globalisering, Göteborg: Makadam Förlag 2013 : 27-46
Kvist, Elin
the 2013 ECPG Conference, Barcelona, Spain, March 21-23, 2013
Overud, Johanna; Kvist, Elin
European Journal of Ageing, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin/Heidelberg 2012, Vol. 9, (2) : 111-117
Kvist, Elin
Doing families: gay and lesbian family practices, Ljubljana: Peace Institute 2011 : 59-78
Carbin, Maria; Harjunen, Hannele; Kvist, Elin
the 2nd European Conference on Politics and Gender, Budapest, Hungary, January 13-15, 2011
Hudson, Christine; Kvist, Elin
Antwerpen: Policy Research Centre on Equal opportunities, University of Antwerp – Hasselt University. 2010
Gunnarsson, Åsa; Kvist, Elin
NORA: Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, Routledge 2010, Vol. 18, (3) : 185-203
Kvist, Elin; Peterson, Elin
Akademiska avhandlingar vid Sociologiska institutionen, Umeå universitet, 45
Kvist, Elin