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Åsa Borgström


Department of Social
Visiting address
Sprängkullsgatan 23 - 25
41123 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 720
40530 Göteborg

About Åsa Borgström

Master´s degree in social work and many years´ experience of social work in practice, in social services and school contexts.

Lecturer at Department of Social Work. PhD Student at the Department of Social Work and University West, Trollhättan, Sweden.

Research areas My research interest is in the context of children and young people with special focus on young people with intellectual disabilities and the Internet.

Youth (young women), disability, social media, self-presentations, internet-related support, ethnographic methods and ethics.

Current research project (PhD thesis)

PhD project about young people with intellectual disability and the Internet: self-presentations and internet-related support.

PhD Student in the research project Particip@tion on Internet? Pupils with intellectual disabilities and identification processes on Internet at University West, Trollhättan, Sweden.…


Teaching at the Bachelor of Science Programme in Social Work; Human Life Course - Development and Interactions SQ4121, Field-Based Scientific Work SQ4133, Supervised Field Work SQ4451, Philosophy of Science and Scientific Method SQ4361, Scientific Work (Independent Project) SQ4562, Social work at Community Level SQ5171, Social pedagogy and social mobilization SQ5175.

Teaching at the Faculty of Education, Teacher Eduaction Programme; Collaboration for Pre-school Teachers LÖFÖ40.