Richard Gäddman Johansson
PhD student at Department of Sociology, Faculty
- Visiting address:
- Engelska parken
- Postal address:
- Box 624
751 26 UPPSALA
Richard Gäddman Johansson is a PhD candidate at the Department of Sociology since September 2015. Richard’s current research focuses on the performance and management of vulnerability, professional care relationships, and everyday encounters between service-users and support workers.
Keywords: vulnerability everyday life caregiving dependency professionalization institutional ethnography ethics of care social care and service provision
Richard Gäddman Johansson holds degrees from undergraduate studies at Mälardalens Högskola (BSc) and Uppsala University (MSc). Although predominantly versed in Sociology, Richard’s prior education and research interests have also acquainted him with other related disciplines and scholarly fields (e.g. Psychology, Pedagogy, Public Health, Cultural Geography, Disability Studies).
Richard is a member of the Welfare Research Group research group based at the Department of Sociology, Uppsala University.
He is also affiliated with KritFunk – Critical Disability Studies Network Sweden and the Network for worklife-oriented care research.
Richard Gäddman Johansson is currently working on the finishing touches of his dissertation which has the working title “Managing Vulnerability: Everyday Interaction in Sheltered Accommodations”. Based on fieldwork carried out at group homes and service housing organised in accordance with the Law concerning Support and Services for Persons with Certain Functional Impairments (SFS 1993:387) Richard has investigated the performance and management of vulnerability in everyday interaction among residents and staff members in sheltered accommodations.
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