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Description of research and teaching

Camilla Nordberg received her doctoral degree in Social Policy in 2007. Since 2006 she has been attached to the Swedish School of Social Science at the University of Helsinki as a senior lecturer in social work. She currently holds a five year Finnish Academy research fellowship for the study "Citizenisation in the local welfare state: migrant mothers' everyday life in restructuring urban settings" (2013-2018). From September 2015 until June 2016 she is a visiting scholar at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Her research has revolved around the migration welfare state nexus, focusing on issues of citizenship, power, political discourse and street-level encounters.

Research projects:

  • Citizenisation in the Local Welfare State: Migrant Mothers' Everyday Life in Restructuring Urban Settings
  • Glocal Care Work and the Renegotiations of Workplace Order: Occupational Subjectivities and New Ethnic Hierarchies
  • Challenging Power: Equality, Diversity and the Integration of Ethnic and National Minorities in Finland

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External positions

Titel of Docent in public policy, Åbo akademi

9 Jan 2018 → …

Keywords

  • 5145 Social work
  • citizenship
  • Gender
  • Migration
  • Migrants
  • Minorities
  • integration
  • Media
  • Nordic welfare states
  • Power
  • Participation
  • Ethnicity
  • Ethnic diversity
  • Ethnic relations
  • Social service
  • Social work
  • Welfare state
  • Welfare policy
  • 5142 Social policy
  • citizenship
  • Gender
  • Migration
  • Migrants
  • Minorities
  • Integration
  • Media
  • Nordic welfare states
  • Power
  • Participation
  • Ethnicity
  • Ethnic diversity
  • Ethnic relations
  • Social service
  • Social work
  • Welfare state
  • Welfare policy

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2005 2018

Social Work Restructuring and Paradoxes of Professional Identity in Finland

Nordberg, C. C., 12 Apr 2018, Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work: Current and Future Challenges. Kamali, M. & Jönsson, J. H. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 126-136 11 p. (Routledge Advances in Social Work).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Education of Migrant Children in Finland

Nordberg, C. C., 2017, A Multi-Country Study on the Education of Migrant Children. Han, J. (ed.). Qatar: WISE Research, p. 6-19 14 p. (RR; no. 11.2017).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Open Access
File

Finlands flyktingpolitik måste ändras och bristerna åtgärdas: flyktingpolitik: insändare

Alho, R. J., Creutz-Sundblom, K. A. M., Haavisto, A. C., Nordberg, C. C., Pötzsch, T. & Österlund-Pötsch, S., 28 Feb 2017, In : Hufvudstadsbladet. 153, 58, p. 22 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Open Access

Nordic Perspectives on the European Asylum System: The Dismantling of the Finnish Welfare State and the Rise of an overt Anti-Immigration Agenda

Nordberg, C. C., 2017, Nordic Perspectives on the European Asylum System : The cases of Sweden and Finland. Hilz, W. & Saracino, D. (eds.). Marburg: Tectum Verlag, p. 99-111 12 p. (Bonner Studien zum globalen Wandel; no. 23).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Open Access

Projects 2010 2025

The Nordic Society in Cross-disciplinary and Transnational Perspectives (NordSoc)

Ahokas, M., Alanko, A., Alapuro, R., Aunesluoma, J., Blomberg-Kroll, H., Borioni, P., Brisku, A., Fellman, S., Forsander, A., Glover, N., Götz, N., Haapakorpi, A., Haggrén, H., Hannikainen, M., Haldén, P., Heikkinen, S., Helander, M., Hilson, M., Hopkins, T., Huhta, I., Jalava, M., Kallio, J., Kananen, J., Kettunen, P., Kroll, C., Laine, J. M., Lauren, J. S. I., Lloyd, C., Marjanen, J., Marklund, C., Muir, S., Newby, A., Nordberg, C., Nygård, S., Outinen, S., Pellander, S., Prutsch, M., Rainio-Niemi, J., Riska, E., Roumpakis, A., Räisä, T., Saaritsa, S., Stadius, P., Stenius, H., Strang, J., Stråth, B., Suoranta, A. M., Syrjämäki, S., Wahlbeck, Ö., Vauhkonen, J., Wrede, S. & Österberg, M.

24/02/2011 → …

Project: Research Evaluation 2011

Activities 2005 2018

Citizen making in the restructuring welfare state: migrant mother's early paths to resettlement

Camilla Nordberg (Speaker)
20 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Handledare av doktorsavhandling

Camilla Nordberg (Supervisor)
Nov 2018 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

19th Nordic Migration Research Conference (NMR Conference)

Lotta Haikkola (Chair), Camilla Christina Nordberg (Chair), Hanna Maria Kara (Chair)
15 Aug 201817 Aug 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (Journal)

Camilla Nordberg (Reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Nordic Social Work Conference FORSA/NOUSA 2018

Hanna Kara (Speaker: Chair), Anna-Leena Riitaoja (Speaker: Chair), Maija Taina Helena Jäppinen (Speaker: Chair), Camilla Christina Nordberg (Speaker: Chair)
21 Nov 201823 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Press / Media

Språket hinder för invandrare

Camilla Nordberg

24/08/2010

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Arjen auttajat

Camilla Nordberg

28/02/2010

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media