Research at the faculty of social sciences

The faculty of social sciences carries out research within educational science, gender studies, peace and development studies, pedagogic, political science, social work, sociology and sport science.

Research in gender studies

Within the interdisciplinary field of gender studies, research is carried out on power relations, inequality and norms based on both societal theory and cultural theory perspectives. Questions being studied by researchers linked to the subject include religion and family relations, masculinity and nationalism, gender and femininity creation within sports, inclusive design based on transtheoretical perspectives, and work relations and equality policy in Globala Syd.