Sirpa Wrede

Person

Description of research and teaching

Research fields:

  • Globalisation and  work and occupations, inequalities in working life
  • Welfare state and diversity
  • Theories on professionalism and citizenship
  • Sociology of health and health care
  • Comparative social  research and qualitative comparative methods

Ongoing research projects:

  • Glocal Care Work and Negotiations on Occupational Subjectivities: The Rise of New Ethnic Hierarchies

Completed research projects:

Most important professional appointments:

  • 1/1/1995-31/12/1998 Researcher in the doctoral program Population, Health and Living Conditions administered by University of Helsinki placed at Dept of Sociology, Åbo Akademi University.
  • 1/1/1995-31/12/2001 and 1/8/2002-31/7/2003 Co-investigator, Dept of Sociology, Åbo Akademi University (Academy of Finland project Service Professions in Transition.)
  • 1/1/2002 – 31/7/2002 Senior Lecturer (substitute) tf överassistent, Åbo Akademi University.
  • 1/8/2003-31/7/2008 Academy Research Fellow, Academy of Finland.
  • 1/8/2008 – 31/12/2008 Senior Researcher, Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki.

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Education information

Doctor of Social Sciences, sociology, Åbo Akademi University, 2001
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Highlighted publications

  1. Autonomia ja ammatillisuus käytännön lääkäreiden näkökulmasta

    Wrede, S. H., Olakivi, A. O., Fischer, N. E. E. & Sigfrids, A. J., 11 Jan 2017, Helsinki: Suomen lääkäriliitto. 114 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

  2. Ammatit ja toimeentulo globaalissa ajassa

    Wrede, S. H., Jan 2018, Työelämän perustietoa. Michelsen, T., Reijula, K., Ala-Mursula, L., Räsänen, K. & Uitti, J. (eds.). Helsinki: Duodecim, p. 33-45 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

  3. Maternity care as a global health policy issue

    Benoit, C., Declercq, E., Murray, S. F., Sandall, J., van Teijlingen, E. & Wrede, S., Mar 2015, The Palgrave International Handbook of Health Care Policy and Governance. Kuhlmann, E., Blank, R. H., Bourgeault, I. L. & Wendt, C. (eds.). 1st. ed. ed. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 85-100 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  4. Street-Level Engagements: Migrated Families Encountering the Local Welfare State

    Nordberg, C. (ed.) & Wrede, S. (ed.), 2015, Berlin: de Gruyter. 52 p. (Nordic Journal of Migration Research; vol. 5, no. 2)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  5. Professions and the Migration of Expert Labour: Towards an Intersectional Analysis of Transnational Mobility Patterns and Integration Pathways of Health Professionals.

    Bourgeault, I. L., Wrede, S. H., Benoit, C. & Neiterman, E., 23 Jun 2016, The Routledge Companion to the Professions and Professionalism. Dent, M., Bourgeault, I. L., Denis, J-L. & Kuhlmann, E. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 295-312 18 p. (Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  6. Professions

    Wrede, S., 2012, Encyclopedia of Global Studies. Anheier, H. & Juergensmeyer, M. (eds.). Thousands Oaks, California: Sage

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  7. Nursing: Globalization of a female-gendered profession

    Wrede, S., 2010, Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Healthcare. Kuhlmann, E. & Annandale, E. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 437-453 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  8. How country matters: studying health policy in a comparative perspective

    Wrede, S., 2010, The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Methods in Health Research. Bourgeault, I., Dingwall, R. & de Vries, R. (eds.). London, Thousand Oaks, New Delhi and Singapore: Sage, p. 88-105 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  9. Unpacking gendered professional power in the welfare state

    Wrede, S., 2008, In : Equal Opportunities International. 27, 1, p. 19-33 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  10. Decentred comparative research: context sensitive analysis of maternal health care

    Wrede, S., Benoit, C., Bourgeault, I. L., van Teijlingen, E. R., Sandall, J. & de Vries, R. G., 2006, In : Social Science & Medicine. 63, 11, p. 2986-2997 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  11. Understanding professional projects in welfare service work: revival of old professionalism?

    Henriksson, L., Wrede, S. & Burau, V., 2006, In : Gender, Work and Organization. 14, 2, p. 174-192 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  12. Street-Level Engagements: Migrated Families Encountering the Local Welfare State [Introduction]

    Nordberg, C. & Wrede, S., 2015, In : Nordic Journal of Migration Research. 5, 2, p. 54-57 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  13. Glocalising Care in the Nordic Countries

    Näre, L. (ed.) & Wrede, S. (ed.), 19 Jul 2013, de Gruyter. (Nordic Journal of Migration Research)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  14. Glocalising Care in the Nordic Countries - An Introduction to the Special Issue

    Wrede, S. & Näre, L., 19 Jul 2013, In : Nordic Journal of Migration Research. 3, 2, p. 57-62 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  15. Ujostelemattomia ammatinharjoittajia ja vallankäyttäjiä

    Wrede, S., 2013, In : Naistutkimus. 26, 3, p. 50-52

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  16. Työn glokalisaatio

    Näre, L., Wrede, S. & Zechner, M., 9 Oct 2012, In : Sosiologia. 49, 3/2012, p. 185-189 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  17. Gender and maternal health care

    Wrede, S., Sandall, J., Benoit, C., van Teijlingen, E., Declercq, E. & De Vries, R., 26 Jun 2012, Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Healthcare.: 2nd edition.. Kuhlmann, E. & Annandale, E. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 389-404

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  18. Nursing: Globalization of a female-gendered profession

    Wrede, S., 26 Jun 2012, The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Healthcare: 2nd edition.. Kuhlmann, E. & Annandale, E. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 471-487 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  19. The Making of Medico-Managerial Care Work Culture in Public Home Care for the Elderly

    Wrede, S. & Henriksson, L., 2012, Perspectives on Care at Home for Older People. Ceci, C., Björnsdóttir, K. & Purkis, M. E. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 171-185 (Routledge studies in health and social welfare; no. 6).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  20. Työn glokalisaatio Sosiologia-lehden teemanumero

    Näre, L. (ed.), Wrede, S. (ed.) & Zechner, M. (ed.), 2012, 3 ed. The Westermarck Society ry.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  21. Työn glokalisaatio ja eriarvoisuus.

    Wrede, S., 2012, In : Sosiologia. 49, 3, p. 253-259 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

  22. Caring Beyond Borders: Comparing the Relationship between Nursing Work and Migration Patterns in Canada and Finland

    Bourgeault, I. L. & Wrede, S., 1 Feb 2011, Valuing Care Work: Comparative Perspectives. Benoit, C. & Hallgrimsdottir, H. (eds.). Toronto: University of Toronto Press, p. 65-86 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  23. In Search of Equity and Dignity in Maternity Care: Canada in Comparative Perspective

    Benoit, C., Wrede, S. & Einarsdóttir, Þ., 2011, Valuing Care Work: Comparative Perspectives. Benoit, C. & Hallgrimsdottir, H. (eds.). Toronto: University of Toronto Press, p. 45-64 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  24. Jurisdictional Boundaries in the Making. The Case of Parish Diaconal Work in Finland

    Wrede, S., Pyykkö, R. & Henriksson, L., 2011, In : Professions and Professionalism . 1, 1, p. 21-35

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  25. Etnistyvä eriarvoisuus ja keinot kohti tasa-arvoa

    Wrede, S., Nordberg, C. & Forsander, A., 2010, Vieraita työssä: työelämän etnistyvä eriarvoisuus. Wrede, S. & Nordberg, C. (eds.). Helsinki: Gaudeamus, p. 274-283 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  26. Everett C. Hughesin ammattiensosiologia ja professionalismin tutkimuksen perinne

    Wrede, S., 2010, Yhteiskunta ja terveys: Klassisia teoreettisia näkökulmia. Ashorn, U., Henriksson, L., Lehto, J. & Nieminen, P. (eds.). Helsinki: Gaudeamus, p. 45-60 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  27. Suomalainen työelämä, globalisaatio ja vieraat työssä

    Wrede, S., 2010, Vieraita työssä : Työelämän etnistyvä eriarvoisuus. Wrede, S. & Nordberg, C. (eds.). Helsinki: Gaudeamus, p. 7-31 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  28. Työkäytännöt ja institutionaalinen rasismi - lähihoitajien työ

    Lauren, J. S. I. & Wrede, S., 2010, Vieraita työssä: Työelämän etnistyvä eriarvoisuus. Wrede, S. & Nordberg, C. (eds.). Helsinki: Gaudeamus, p. 172-192 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  29. Vieraita työssä: Työelämän etnistyvä eriarvoisuus

    Wrede, S. & Nordberg, C., 2010, Helsinki: Gaudeamus. 285 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  30. Maahanmuuttaja joustaa ja syrjäytyy

    Wrede, S. & Trux, M-L., 21 Jul 2009, In : Helsingin Sanomat. 21.7.2009

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

  31. Born in the USA: exceptionalism in maternity care organisation among high-income countries

    Van Teijlingen, E., Wrede, S., Benoit, C., Sandall, J. & DeVries, R., 2009, In : Sociological Research Online. 14, 1, 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  32. Diakonian tutkimus ja ammatillisuus

    Wrede, S., 2009, In : Diakonian tutkimus. 2009, 2, p. 267-269 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  33. Encountering globalization: professional groups in an international context

    Allsop, J., Bourgeault, I. L., Evetts, J., Le Bianic, T., Jones, K. & Wrede, S., 2009, In : Current Sociology. 57, 4, p. 487-510 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  34. Miten tutkia terveyseroja laadullisin menetelmin - ja miksi

    Wrede, S., 2009, In : Sosiaalilääketieteellinen aikakauslehti. 46, 2, p. 119-123 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  35. Social service professional or market expert? : maternity care relations under neoliberal healthcare reform

    Sandall, J., Benoit, C., Wrede, S., Murray, S. F., van Teijlingen, E. R. & Westfall, R., 2009, In : Current Sociology. 57, 4, p. 529-553 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  36. The changing autonomy of the Nordic medical professions

    Jespersen, P. K. & Wrede, S., 2009, Nordic health care systems. Magnussen, J., Vrangbæk, K. & Saltman, R. B. (eds.). Berkshire: Open University Press, p. 151-179 29 p. (European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  37. Care work and the competing rationalities of public policy

    Wrede, S., Henriksson, L., Høst, H., Johansson, S. & Dybbroe, B., 2008, Care work in crisis. Lund: Studentlitteratur, p. 15-37 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  38. Care work in crisis: reclaiming the Nordic ethos of care

    Wrede, S. (ed.), 2008, 1 ed. Lund: Studentlitteratur. 374 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  39. Care work in the context of a transforming welfare state

    Henriksson, L. & Wrede, S., 2008, Care work in crisis. Wrede, S., Henriksson, L., Høst, H., Johansson, S. & Dybbroe, B. (eds.). Lund: Studentlitteratur, p. 121-130 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  40. Caring Beyond Borders: Comparing the Relationship between Work and Migration Patterns in Canada and Finland

    Bourgeault, I. & Wrede, S., 2008, In : Canadian Journal of Public Health. 99, p. S22-S26 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  41. Caring beyong borders

    Bourgeault, I. & Wrede, S., 2008, In : Canadian Journal of Public Health. 99, supplement 2, p. S22-S26

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  42. Comment et pourquoi mettre en place un éventail de qualifications optimal? synthèse

    Bourgeault, I. L., Kuhlmann, E., Neiterman, E. & Wrede, S., 2008, Copenhague: Organisation mondiale de la sante, Bureau regional de l'OMS pour l'Europe. 28 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  43. Educating generalists: flexibility and identity in auxiliary nursing in Finland

    Wrede, S., 2008, Rethinking professional governance. Kuhlmann, E. & Saks, M. (eds.). Bristol, UK: Policy, p. 127-140 14 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  44. Equity and dignity in maternity care provision in Canada, Finland and Iceland

    Wrede, S., Benoit, C. & Thorgerdur, E., 2008, In : Canadian Journal of Public Health. 99, supplement 2, p. s. S16-S21

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  45. How can optimal skill mix be effectively implemented and why? policy brief

    Bourgeault, I. L., Kuhlmann, E., Neiterman, E. & Wrede, S., 2008, Copenhagen: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. 26 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  46. Immigrants in care work: ethnic hierarchies and work distribution

    Lauren, J. S. I. & Wrede, S., 2008, In : Finnish Journal of Ethnicity and Migration. 3, 3, p. 20-31 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  47. Miten globalisaatio haastaa terveydenhuollon protektionismin? Ammattilaisten kansainvälinen liikkuvuus ja ammattijärjestöjen strategiat

    Wrede, S., 2008, Going global: ay-liikkeen menestysresepti globaalissa ajassa?. Helander, M. (ed.). Helsinki ; Jyväskylä: Minerva, p. 249-282

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  48. Practical nurses' work role and workplace ethos in an era of austerity

    Tainio, L. & Wrede, S., 2008, Care work in crisis: reclaiming the Nordic ethos of care. Wrede, S., Henriksson, L., Høst, H., Johansson, S. & Dybbroe, B. (eds.). Lund: Studentlitteratur, p. 177-197 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  49. Professionalnokvalifikacionnaâ struktura: kak ee optimizirovat i zac̆em zto nuz̆no? : kratkij analitic̆̆̆eskij obzor

    Bourgeault, I. L., Kuhlmann, E., Neiterman, E. & Wrede, S., 2008, Copenhagen: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. 34 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  50. The making of medico-managerial care work culture in public home care of the elderly

    Henriksson, L. & Wrede, S., 2008, Care work in crisis. Wrede, S., Henriksson, L., Høst, H., Johansson, S. & Dybbroe, B. (eds.). Lund: Studentlitteratur, p. 131-152 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  51. Too posh to push? comparative perspectives on maternal request caesarean sections in Canada, the US, the UK and Finland

    Bourgeault, I. L., Declercq, E., Sandall, J., Wrede, S., Vanstone, M., Van Teijlingen, E., DeVries, R. & Benoit, C., 2008, Patients, consumers and civil society . Chambré, S. M. & Goldner, M. (eds.). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing, p. 99-123 25 p. (Advances in medical sociology; no. 10).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  52. Wie kann ein optimaler Qualifikationsmix effektiv verwirklicht werden - und warum? Grundsatspapier

    Bourgeault, I. L., Kuhlmann, E., Neiterman, E. & Wrede, S., 2008, Kopenhagen: Weltgesundheitsorganisation, Regionalbüro für Europa. 28 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  53. Det sunda livets trånga ramar: essäer om det socialt konstruerade könet

    Wrede, S. (ed.) & Oinas, E. (ed.), 2006, Helsingfors: Forskningsinstitutet. 264 p. (SSKH Skrifter; no. 22)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  54. Förord

    Wrede, S. & Oinas, E., 2006, Det sunda livets trånga ramar: essäer om det socialt konstruerade könet. Wrede, S. & Oinas, E. (eds.). Helsingfors: Svenska social- och kommunalhögskolan vid Helsingfors universitet, p. 7-15 9 p. (SSKH Skrifter; no. 22).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  55. Genetic governance

    Wrede, S., 2006, In : Sociological Research Online. 11, 1, 1 s

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  56. Kön, profession och makt: elitism vs. egalitarism i hälsovårdens arbetsfördelning

    Wrede, S., 2006, Det sunda livets trånga ramar: essäer om det socialt konstruerade könet. Wrede, S. & Oinas, E. (eds.). Helsingfors: Svenska social- och kommunalhögskolan vid Helsingfors universitet, p. 219-259 41 p. (SSKH Skrifter; no. 22).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  57. Omalla äänellä? laadullisen terveystutkimuksen yleisöt

    Wrede, S. & Lämsä, R., 2006, In : Sosiaalilääketieteellinen aikakauslehti. 43, 4, p. 335-336 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

  58. The politics of birth

    Wrede, S., 2006, In : Sociological Research Online. 11, 2, 1 s

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  59. Understanding the social organisation of maternity care systems: midwifery as a touchstone

    Benoit, C., Wrede, S., Bourgeault, I., Sandall, J., de Vries, R. & van Teijlingen, E., 2006, The social organisation of healthcare work. Oxford: Blackwell, p. 733-737 5 p. (Sociology of health and illness monograph series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  60. Kirkon sukupuolisopimukset ja diakoniatyö

    Wrede, S., 2005, In : Diakonia. 6, p. 11-12 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

  61. The changing terms of welfare service work: Finnish home care in transition

    Wrede, S., 2005, Dilemmas of care in the Nordic welfare state. Aldershot, Hants, England: Ashgate, p. 62-79 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  62. Understanding the social organisation of maternity care systems: midwifery as a touchstone

    Benoit, C., Wrede, S., Bourgeault, I., Sandall, J., de Vries, R. & van Teijlingen, E., 2005, In : Sociology of Health & Illness. 27, 6, p. 722-737 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Highlighted activities

  1. Lääkärin ammatillisuus ja autonomia – tutkimushankkeen tuloksia

    Sirpa Wrede (Speaker), Antero Olavi Olakivi (Speaker)
    11 Jan 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  2. Uudenlainen potilas-lääkärisuhde - mitä pitäisi tutkia?

    Sirpa Wrede (Speaker)
    11 Jan 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  3. Potilaslähtöisyys - mitä se tarkoittaa? (Patient orientation - what does it mean?)

    Sirpa Wrede (Speaker)
    31 Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  4. Potilaat ja lääkärin autonomia (Patients and the autonomy of the physician)

    Sirpa Wrede (Speaker)
    19 May 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  5. Vaativa työ ja työssä selviytyminen nuorten lääkäreiden puheessa (Demanding work and coping at work in the talk of young doctors)

    Sirpa Wrede (Speaker)
    24 Nov 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  6. University of Western Australia

    Sirpa Wrede (Visiting researcher)
    26 Nov 20176 Dec 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  7. Nordic Sociological Association (External organisation)

    Sirpa Wrede (Chair)
    9 Aug 201413 Aug 2016

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  8. 28th Nordic Sociological Association Conference

    Sirpa Wrede (Chair of organizing committee)
    8 Aug 201413 Aug 2016

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

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Highlighted projects

  1. Lääkärikunnan autonomian ja hoidollisen autonomian merkitys rivilääkärille

    Wrede, S., Olakivi, A., Fischer, N. & Sigfrids, A.

    Suomen Lääkäriliitto

    01/01/201631/12/2017

    Project: Research project_Research

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