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Staffan Höjer

Professor

Staffan Höjer
Professor
staffan.hojer@socwork.gu.se
+46 31 786 1628

Room number: K316
Postal Address: Box 720, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 23 , 41123 Göteborg
Duties: teaching, research, international coordinator


Department of Social Work (More Information)
Box 720
405 30 Göteborg
www.socwork.gu.se
socarb@socwork.gu.se
Fax: +46 31 786 1888

Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 25 , 405 30 Göteborg

About Staffan Höjer

Competences/Research area
Staffan Höjer’s PhD from year 2000 was titled “Knowledge, academication and professionalisation in social work” [Kunskapsbildning, akademisering och professionalisering i socialt arbete]. Since then he has continued with research evolving around knowledge-, organisation- and profession topics.

Current reserach project

  • 2011-2013 Laymen governance of professions – a study of local political governance of child welfare (funded by FAS)
  • IDEA: Improving Decisions through Empowerment and Advocacy: Building Children's Rights Capacity in Child Protection Systems.
    The IDEA project is a five country training project for child protection professionals on children’s rights funded by the European Commission Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers. The project has a special focus on professionals in child welfare removals proceedings in courts or court-like bodies.The project is coordinated by University College Cork (Ireland) with partners from the University of Tampere (Finland), University of Szeged (Hungary), University of Gothenburg (Sweden) and University of Tartu (Estonia). The project runs from February 2017 - January 2019.
    http://ideachildrights.ucc.ie

Completed reserach project

  • 2001-2001 Privatisation in the service of professionalisation [Privatisering I professionaliseringens tjänst] (Funded by CEFOS)
  • 2003-2005 Profession-motivated privatisation [Professionsdriven privatisering] (Funded by FAS)
  • 2006-2007 Supervision for practitioners within social services and disabilities [Handledning inom individ och familjeomsorg och handikappomsorg] (Funded by FoU in West of Sweden)
  • 2006-2009 Care for sale – conditions, actors and buy-processes on the child welfare market (Funded by FAS)


A number of publications stem from these research projects, see below.

Commissions

  • 2003 A part study for the evaluation of the senior research in social work in Sweden, for the Department of Higher Education. [Högskoleverkets utvärdering]
  • 2003-2008 Core board member in EUSW , European Platform for Worldwide Social Work. An Erasmus thematic network with more than 100 partners in 34 different countries.
  • 2005-2009 Corresponding editor for the Swedish social science journal [Socialvetenskaplig tidskrift]
  • 2005- Editorial board member for European Journal of Social Work.
  • 2007- Deputy editor for European Journal of Social Work
  • 2008- 2011 International coordinator at the department of social work, University of Gothenburg
  • 2009- Member of the national assessment group for the International Program Office applications for Linnaeus Palme
  • 2011- Manager for the National Research School in Social Work


Teaching

Staffan Höjer has teaching experience at all university levels. Among other thing he has been teaching for many years at the International Masters programme for Social Work and Human Rights at the department. He is the supervisor for one PhD student at the department in Gothenburg. Is co-supervisor for two PhD students in social work at Makerere University in Uganda.

Guest researcher
2004 Berkley, UCLA, University of Texas at Arlington, New York University, USA
2009 Social Policy Research Unit, The University of York, England

Latest publications

Outsiders and learners: Negotiating meaning in comparative European social work research practice
Elizabeth Frost, Staffan Höjer, Annamaria Campanini, Alessandro Sicora, Karin Kullberg
Qualitative Social Work, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Why do they stay? A study of resilient child protection workers in three European countries
Liz Frost, Staffan Höjer, Annamaria Campanini, Alessandro Sicora, Karin Kullburg
European Journal of Social Work, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Förtroendevaldas inflytande över LVU-besluten.
Staffan Höjer, Torbjörn Forkby, Andreas Liljegren
Tvångsvård av barn och unga. Rättigheter, utmaningar och gränszoner., Stockholm, Wolters Kluwer, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Placing children in state care in Sweden: Decision-making bodies, laypersons and legal framework.
Gustav Svensson, Staffan Höjer
Child welfare removals by the state - Kenneth Burns, Tarja Pvsv & Marit Skivenes (eds.). , New York, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

The academisation of social work: Sweden – a case study
Peter Dellgran, Staffan Höjer
Taylor I, et al.(eds.) Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education, New York, Routledge, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

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2017

Outsiders and learners: Negotiating meaning in comparative European social work research practice
Elizabeth Frost, Staffan Höjer, Annamaria Campanini, Alessandro Sicora, Karin Kullberg
Qualitative Social Work, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Why do they stay? A study of resilient child protection workers in three European countries
Liz Frost, Staffan Höjer, Annamaria Campanini, Alessandro Sicora, Karin Kullburg
European Journal of Social Work, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Förtroendevaldas inflytande över LVU-besluten.
Staffan Höjer, Torbjörn Forkby, Andreas Liljegren
Tvångsvård av barn och unga. Rättigheter, utmaningar och gränszoner., Stockholm, Wolters Kluwer, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

2016

Placing children in state care in Sweden: Decision-making bodies, laypersons and legal framework.
Gustav Svensson, Staffan Höjer
Child welfare removals by the state - Kenneth Burns, Tarja Pvsv & Marit Skivenes (eds.). , New York, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

The academisation of social work: Sweden – a case study
Peter Dellgran, Staffan Höjer
Taylor I, et al.(eds.) Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education, New York, Routledge, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

Showing 1 - 10 of 81

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