What became of Stockholm’s children of 1953 in later life? #oabooks #OA

George Miller talks to Sten-Åke Stenberg in the podcast The hedgehog & the fox, about the monograph Born in 1953: The story about a post-war Swedish cohort.

‘Sweden was a country in which everything seemed to be changing for the better, a country on its way to becoming modern.’ (Sten-Åke Stenberg)

 

 

“This is the first sociological description of a cohort in a Nordic setting, which also discusses perspectives on the individual person registration systems which is rather unique in a Nordic context.” (Merete Osler, Center for Clinical
Research and Prevention, Denmark)

“This book is well written and easy-to read, which makes it accessible for a wider audience. /…/ It is good for the collective memory that these experiences will be saved.” (Martin Diewald, Professor of Social Structure, Bielefeldt University, Germany)

The Hedgehog and the Fox

The Hedgehog and the Fox is a podcasts by George Miller, with focus on books published by university presses on a wide variety of subjects.

The Author

Sten-Åke Stenberg is professor of sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research at Stockholm University. He has worked with Project Metropolitan for several decades. He has also been part of the study since he was born in 1953.

Stockholm Studies in Social Policy and Welfare

Born in 1953: The story about a post-war Swedish cohort, and a longitudinal research project constitutes is the first volume of the book series Stockholm Studies in Social Policy and Welfare, which is a peer-reviewed series of monographs and edited volumes published by Stockholm University Press.

 


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