Jonas Bååth

lecturer at Department of Sociology, Doctoral students

Visiting address:
Engelska parken
Thunbergsv. 3H

Postal address:
Box 624
751 26 UPPSALA

Short presentation

I defend my doctoral thesis "Production in a State of Abundance: Valuation and Practice in the Swedish Meat Supply Chain" on May 4th 2018. The thesis is an economic-sociological study, where I employ ethographic methods to inquitre how Swedish meat producers deal with supplying a foodstuff with greater supply than demand, while experiencing competitive disadvantages. My research interests are social-scientific perspectives on economy, food, environment, technology, and oragnizations.

Keywords: valuation studies economic sociology pragmatism ethnography organization food practice theory agriculture supply chains cultural sociology abundance

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My courses


Jonas Bååth wasa awarded his PhD in Sociology May 4th 2018 at Uppsala University, on the thesis "Production in a State of Abundance: Valuation and Practice in the Swedish Meat Supply Chain". He has also been a guest at Yale Centre for Cultural Sociology (2015) and CIRCLE at Lund University (2016-). Bååth holds a BSc in sociology from Lund University, a MSc (1 year) in sociologt from Lund University MSc (2 years) in sociology from Umeå University. He teaches social and organization theory, and food production at Uppsala University and Örebro University. Previously, he has also held introductions to essay writing for bachelors studuent's.

Other commitments

  • Guest Teacher, Grythytte Akademi, Örebro University (2015- )
  • Treasurer, Social Science Doctoral Student's Council (SDR) (2013-16)
  • Board member, Dept. of Sociology (2012-16)
  • Doctoral student representativ, Library Cooperation for Social Sciences (2013-15)


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