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Hanna Uddbäck

Doctoral Student

Department of Sociology and Work
Visiting address
Skanstorget 18
41122 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 720
40530 Göteborg

About Hanna Uddbäck

Background Hanna Uddbäck has a MSc in gender studies (major sociology) and a BA in Human Resource Management (major sociology) from Lund University. Hanna started as a PhD candidate in work science at the University of Gothenburg in April 2014.

Research interest

  • Labour market and working life
  • Power relations in working life
  • Place and space, centre-periphery relations
  • Social inclusion and exclusion

Current research In her PhD thesis Hanna is planning to study the strategies young adults’ in a Swedish small town use in meeting the demands of the labour market: how they respond to labour market changes, their aspirations for their future working-lives and how their opportunities, strategies, responses and aspirations are shaped by intersecting power relations.