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Hedvig Ekerwald

... is Associate Professor of Sociology at the Sociological Department of Uppsala University. She is a member of the board of the Arts Grants Committee (appointed by the Swedish Government 2001-2003, 2004-2006) and the board of the Centre for Gender Research of Uppsala University (from 2003). She was awarded the Pedagogical Prize of Uppsala university in 1995. Her research interests and publications are within the fields of youth and feminist research, methodology and the history of sociology.

Selected Publications


Ekerwald, Hedvig (2004), Leva sitt liv med familjen i behåll (To Live Your Own Life and Still Keep Your Family. - An interview study with immigrant girls and parents), Stockholm, Rädda Barnen.

Ekerwald, Hedvig (2002), Varje mor är en dotter. Om kvinnors ungdomstid under 1900-talet (Every Mother is a Daughter. On Women's Youth Period in the 20th Century, in Swedish), Stockholm/Stehag, Brutus Östlings förlag Symposion.

Ahrne, Göran, Hedvig Ekerwald & Håkon Leiulfsrud (1995),  Klassamhällets förändring (The Changes of the Class Society), 4th extended edition, Lund, Arkiv förlag.

Ekerwald, Hedvig (1983), Den intelligenta medelklassen. En litteraturstudie över social bakgrund och studieresultat (The Intelligent Middle Class. A Literature Study on Social Background and Scholastic Achievement, doct. diss.). Uppsala, Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Studia Sociologica Upsaliensia 20.

Johansson, Lena and Hedvig Ekerwald (1976), Vuxenstudier och livssituation (Adult Studies and Life). Stockholm, Prisma.

Selection of articles

Stalberg, Gabriella, Hedvig Ekerwald & Christina Hultman, "Siblings of Patients with Schizophrenia: Sibling bond, Coping Patterns and Fear of Possible Schizophrenia", in  Schizophrenia Bulletin, vol. 30, no 2, pp. 445-458.

Ekerwald, Hedvig "The Modernist Manifesto of Alva and Gunnar Myrdal. Modernisation of Sweden in the Thirties and the Question of Sterilisation", International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, vol.14, no. 3, 2001, pp. 539-561.

Ekerwald, Hedvig, "Lynn Jamieson, Intimacy, Personal Relationships in Modern Societies", recension, Acta Sociologica, nr 2, 2000, pp.183-18.

Ekerwald, Hedvig, "Alva Myrdal: Making the Private Public", in Acta Sociologica, vol.43, no. 4, 2000, pp.343-352.

Ekerwald, Hedvig, "Sweden and Sterilisation. A Critical Review of a Dissertation in History" (Maija Runcis), Nordeuropa forum. Zeitschrift für Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur, nr 2, 1999, pp.43-55.

Selected Downloads

h this volume of articles Hedvig Ekerwald sheds more light on the academic and public intellectual work of Alva and Gunnar Myrdal. The widespread debate of 1997 on Swedish sterilisations is the content of two articles; a further article deals with Alva's activities namely those on the global scene in connection with the social sciences. A new article on Alva is in progress.

Hedvig Ekerwald, University of Uppsala, Sweden 
Sweden and Sterilisation. A Review of a Dissertation in History.

Hedvig Ekerwald, University of Uppsala, Sweden
The Modernist Manifesto of Alva and Gunnar Myrdal. Modernisation of Sweden in the Thirties and the Question of Sterilisation.

Hedvig Ekerwald, University of Uppsala, Sweden
Alva Myrdal. Making the Private Public.


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