Helena Blomberg-Kroll


    Research areas

  • 5142 Social policy - Nordic countries, Welfare state, Nordic Model, Social service, Nordic welfare states, Power, Media, Integration, Immigrants, Welfare, Welfare policy, values and attitudes
  • 5145 Social work - welfare state, popular attitudes, Nordic countries, social workers' perceptions of social problems, stress and well-being, the welfare state in media, comparative studies , Professions, Social service

Description of research and teaching


  • Tackling Inequalities in Time of Austerity. Scientific coordinator for WP 4: Moral and Political Economy of Inequality, 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 >>

  • Challenging power - Equality, Diversity and the Integration of Ethnic and National Minorities in Finland (FA, 2007-2010)
    In English >>

  • 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. Accepted/In press

    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 (Accepted/In press) :. In Oorschot, W, Roosma, F, Meuleman, B & Reeskens, T. (eds.) The social legitimacy of targeted welfare: New perspectives on deservingness opinions. . Edward Edgar

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

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Latest activities

  1. Tasa-arvoisempi tulevaisuus

    Blomberg-Kroll, H. (Attendee)
    19 Dec 2016

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

  2. supervision of doctoral thesis

    Blomberg-Kroll, H. (Supervisor)
    1 Dec 2016 → …

    Activity: ExaminationSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

  3. International Journal of Social Welfare (Journal)

    Blomberg-Kroll, H. (Reviewer)
    Nov 2016

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

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Latest prizes

  1. Årets föreläsare (Lecturer of the Year)

    Helena Blomberg-Kroll (Recipient), 2009

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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