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Lennart Svensson

Department of Sociology and Work
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Skanstorget 18
41122 Göteborg
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G111
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Box 720
40530 Göteborg

About Lennart Svensson

PhD dissertation in sociology 1978 on university history. His main career has been as researcher, lecturer and tutor at the University of Gothenburg. He was promoted to professor in sociology 2002 and appointed as professor II at the University College in Oslo 2005. Since 2009 he is prof. em. in sociology.

Research interests Research fields have been sociology of work, education, youth, occupation and profession; currently, more focused to sociology of occupation and profession. Current research projects concerns the Swedish professional landscape, in collaboration with The University of Lund and The Linnaeus University.

Networks Svensson is member of the Swedish National network and the Nordic network (NORDPRO) in studies of professions. He is a member of the Swedish, the European and the International Sociological Associations with special devotion to research groups in studies of professions. Selected publications (complete list in the CV)

CV and publication list

Brante, Thomas; Johnsson, Eva; Olofsson, Gunnar & Svensson Lennart G (2015) Professionerna i kunskapssamhället. En jämförande studie av svenska professioner. Malmö: Liber.

Svensson, Lennart G (2014) ”Professionelles status og tillid” i Gitte Sommer Harrits et. al. red. Professioner under pres. Status, viden og styring. Århus: Via systime, kap. 4, ss. 31-58. ”Social integration as professional field. Psychotherapy in Sweden” medf. Eva Johnsson. Professions & Professionalism, Volume 3, No 2 (2013) pp. 1-18. https://journals.hioa.no/index.php/pp/article/view/559/683

Svensson, Lennart G (2011a) ”Ny professionalism, förtroende, tillit och kompetens”, i Fransson, Ola & Jonnergård, Karin (red. 2011) Tillit och förtroende: Ständiga utmaningar för professioner. Lund: Gleerup, ss. 23-40.

Svensson, Lennart G (2011b) ”Inledning till studier av professioner och professionellt arbete” Socialvetenskaplig tidskrift nr 4, ss. 254-267. Svensson, Lennart G (2011c) ”Profession, organisation, kollegialitet och ansvar” Socialvetenskaplig tidskrift nr 4, ss. 301-319.

Svensson, Lennart G (2010) “Professions and European integration: a case study of architects and psychologists” Samförfattad med Thomas Le Bianic International Journal of Public Policy vol. 6 no 1/2, pp 1-15.

Svensson, Lennart G. & Evetts, Julia (red. 2010) Sociology of Professions. Continental and Anglo-Saxon Traditions. Gothenburg: Daidalos.

Svensson, Lennart G (2009) “Arbete och kompetens” i Arbetslivet (red.) Tomas Berglund & Stefan Sjedin, Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Svensson, Lennart G & Ulfsdotter Eriksson, Ylva (2009) Yrkesstatus. En sociologisk studie av hur yrken uppfattas och värderas. Forskningsrapport nr 140, Sociologiska inst. Göteborgs universitet. http://gupea.ub.gu.se/handle/2077/19737

Svensson, Lennart G (2008) ”Profesjon og organisasjon” i Molander, Anders & Terum Lars Inge (red.) Profesjonsstudier. Olso: Universitetsforlaget, ss. 130-142.

Svensson, Lennart G (2008) ”Profesjon, kontroll og ansvar” samförfattad med Anette Karlsson i Molander, Anders & Terum Lars Inge (red. 2008) Profesjonsstudier. Olso: Universitetsforlaget, ss. 261-275.

Svensson, Lennart G (2008) ”Profesjon og kjönn” samförfattad med Marianne Daehlen i Molander, Anders & Terum Lars Inge (red. 2008) Profesjonsstudier. Olso: Universitetsforlaget, ss. 119-129.

Svensson, Lennart G (2008) ”Introduction: Professional work in Europe: Concepts, theories, and methodologies” samförfattad med Julia Evetts, European Societies Vol 10, 4, 2008, pp. 525-544.

Svensson, Lennart G (2008) ”European regulation of professional education: A study of documents focussing on architects and psychologists in the EU”, samförfattad med Thomas Le Bianic, European Societies Vol 10, 4, 2008, pp. 567-595.

Aili, Carola; Nilsson, Lars-Erik; Svensson, Lennart G & Denicolo, Pamela (red. 2007) In Tension between Organization and Profession. Professionals in Nordic Public Services. Lund: Nordic Academic Press.

Svensson, Lennart G (2006) ”Lärarprofessionalism, tillit och kunskap” i Verklighet, verklighet (red.) Bronäs, Agneta; Selander, Staffan & Åkerfeldt, Anna, Norstedts akademiska förlag, Stockholm.

Svensson, Lennart G (2006) ”New professionalism, trust and competence: Some conceptual remarks and empirical data” Current Sociology Vol. 54, No 4 July 2006, pp. 579-593. http://csi.sagepub.com.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/cgi/reprint/54/4/579

Svensson, Lennart G. & Evetts, Julia (eds. 2003) Conceptual and Comparative Studies of Continental and Anglo-American Professions. Research report no. 129, Department of Sociology, Goteborg University.

Ungdomar i vardagens väv. En sociologisk studie av ungdomars gruppbildande i en storstadsförort (medf. Abby Peterson) Lund: Studentlitteratur 2003.

Professionella arbetsorganisationer. Arbetsvillkor och kompetensutveckling i universitets- och IT-sektorn. Forskningsrapport nr 127, Sociologiska inst. Göteborgs universitet 2002. http://gupea.ub.gu.se/handle/2077/23155

Professionella villkor och värderingar. En sociologisk studie av akademiker i 1990-talets Sverige. Forskningsrapport nr 126, Sociologiska Institutionen, Göteborgs universitet 2002. http://gupea.ub.gu.se/handle/2077/23154