Christian Kroll


    Research areas

  • 5145 Social work - Nordic Countries, Welfare state, Nordic Model, Nordic welfare states, Professions, Social service, Values and attitudes, Well-being
  • 5142 Social policy - Welfare, Welfare policy, Welfare state, Nordic Model, Nordic countries, Nordic welfare states, Power, Media, Ethnicity, Values and attitudes

Description of research and teaching


Research projects:

Tackling Inequalities in Time of Austerity (The Strategic Research Council at the  Academy of Finland, May 2015-December 2017)

Power Shifts in Agenda Setting – The Making and the Challenging of the Finnish Competition State (POSH) (FA, 2010-2013)
In English >>


  • Welfare Attitudes in a Changing Europe (FA, 2009-2011)
    In Swedish >>

  • Samnordiska spetsforskningsenheten
    The Nordic Welfare State - Historical Foundations and Future Challenges (NordWel)
    In English >>

  • Nordiska socialarbetares arbetsvillkor och uppfattningar om socialt arbete
    In Swedish >>

  • Kommunalt individinriktat socialt arbete i fyra nordiska huvudstadsområden
    In Swedish >>


Social Work and Social Policy at SSKH


Latest publications

  1. Hyvinvointipolitiikan kannatus

    Blomberg-Kroll, H. K. & Kroll, K. C. Mar 2017 Kilpailuvaltion kyydissä: Suomen hyvinvointimallin tulevaisuus. Kananen, J. (ed.). Helsinki: Gaudeamus, p. 128-144 17 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

  2. Social work academia and policy in Finland

    Blomberg-Kroll, H. K. & Kroll, K. C. Mar 2017 Where Academia Meet Policy: A cross-national perspective on the involvment of social work academics in social policy. Gal, J. & Weiss-Gal, I. (eds.). Bristol: Policy Press, p. 59-76 18 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

  3. Social assistance deservingness and policy measures: Attitudes of Finnish politicians, administrators and citizens

    Blomberg-Kroll, H. K., Kallio, J. M., Kangas, O., Kroll, K. C. & Niemelä, M. 2017 The social legitimacy of targeted welfare : Attitudes to welfare deservingness. Oorschot, W. V., Roosma, F., Meuleman, B. & Reeskens, T. (eds.). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Edgar, p. 209-224 16 p. (Globalization and welfare)

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

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Latest activities

  1. Co-superviser

    Kroll, C. (Co-supervisor)
    2017 → …

    Activity: ExaminationSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

  2. FORSA/NOUSA Conference in Social Work 2018

    Kroll, C. (Member of organizing committee)

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. University of Gothenburg (External organisation)

    Kroll, C. (Assessment)
    2017 → …

    Activity: MembershipAssessment of candidates for academic posts

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