Department of Sociology

Historical sociology

At the Department many have studied societal change in a historical perspective, and combine historical and sociological approaches. Historical sociology could be understood as both a perspective and a method for studying social conditions and changes.

Main content

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Researchers and research fields

  • Modernity and capitalism (Isak, Ole Johnny)
  • Levels of temporality and time in social processes (Ann)
  • Vocational training (Ole Johnny)
  • Class struggle and capitalism: history and forms (Isak)
  • The historical development of social inequality (Johs)
  • Intergenerational social mobility (Johs)
  • The historical development of class society (Johs)
  • Welfare policy for single parents (Liv)

Research projects

  • There are currently no externally financed research projects