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Elisabet Öhrn

Professor

Elisabet Öhrn
Professor
elisabet.ohrn@gu.se
+46 31 786 2412

Postal Address: Box 300, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Västra Hamngatan 25 , 41117 Göteborg


Department of Education and Special Education (More Information)
Box 300
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 2070
Visiting Address: Västra Hamngatan 25 , 411 17 Göteborg

About Elisabet Öhrn

Research interests
My general academic interest is in Sociology of Education. My research focuses on power processes and democratic participation, and gendered and classed relations at different levels of education. This includes studies of sub/urban schooling, the importance of local context for relations in school, patterns of segregation, and young people's understandings of power and how they would act to create change. These issues are also central to the research group which I am part of (PAGE -  Power and AGency in Education).

Previous research projects include  'Young people as political actors' (funded by the Swedish council for working life and social research), 'Identities and gender in everyday schooling' (funded by the Swedish National Agency for School Improvement), 'Active citizenship? On democratic education in upper secondary school', 'Gender and career in the academia' and 'Achievements and gender. On teaching, youth groups and local conditions' (funded by the Swedish Research Council). The project 'Rural youth. Education, place and participation' (the Swedish Research Council) is soon to finish, and is followed by a new four-year project 'Education and integration of newly arrived migrants in rural areas' (the Swedish Research Council), that I am leading from 2019.

I am a member of the Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA), was on the board of the association 2000-2008 and acted as convenor for its network Education and Gender 2000-2010. I was one of the leaders of the Nordic Research Network on Critical perspectives on children, young people, welfare and education (NordCrit) and am leader of one of the seven teams in the large Centre of Excellence "Justice through education in the Nordic countries" (2013-2018), funded by NordForsk.

 

Research groups and projects

Gender and education association, GEA
Centre of Excellence “Justice through education in the Nordic countries
Nordic Educational Research Association, NERA
Gender and career in academia
Achievement and gender 
Power and Agency in Education  
Rural youth. Education, place and participation

Latest publications

Using rural frameworks and research to develop understandings of educational justice and equity across socio-spatial settings
Dennis Beach, Elisabet Öhrn
Paper presented at the conference for Australian Association of Research in Education, Brisbane , Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Capturing Nordic identifications through participatory photography
Solveig Corner, Maria Forsius, Gunilla Holm, Elisabet Öhrn
Computer Supported Qualitative Research New Trends on Qualitative Research / Editors: Costa, António Pedro, Reis, Luís Paulo, Moreira, António, Springer, Conference paper 2019
Conference paper

Closing discussion
Dennis Beach, Elisabet Öhrn
I E Öhrn & D Beach (Eds), Young people's life and schooling in rural areas, London, the Tufnell Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Introduction
Dennis Beach, Elisabet Öhrn
I E Öhrn & D Beach (Eds), Young people's life and schooling in rural areas, London, the Tufnell Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Landsbygdens unga. Utbildning, plats och delaktighet
Elisabet Öhrn, Dennis Beach, Monica Johansson, Per-Åke Rosvall, Maria Rönnlund
Resultatdialogen 2018, Stockholm, Vetenskapsrådet, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Discourses on gender and achievement in lower secondary education
Elisabet Öhrn, Lisa Asp-Onsjö, Ann-Sofie Holm
The State, Schooling and Identity, London, Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

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2008

Travelling discourses on gender and education. The case of boys' underachievement
Anne-Lise Arnesen, Elina Lahelma, Elisabet Öhrn
Nordisk Pedagogik, Journal article 2008
Journal article

2007

Crossing boundaries? Complexities and drawbacks to gendered success stories
Ann-Sofie Holm, Elisabet Öhrn
G Bhatti, C Gain, F Gobbo Y Leeman (Eds), Social Justice and Intercultural Education: an Open-Ended Dialogue, Stoke on Trent, Trentham Books, Chapter in book 2007
Chapter in book

The sound of silence. Absences and presences in the field of gender and education.
Elisabet Öhrn, Gaby Weiner
Paper presented at the Gender and Education Association Conference, Dublin, 28-30 March, Conference paper 2007
Conference paper

To make a difference
Elisabet Öhrn
Children as decision-makers; power and children’s participation in education: ethical and practical dimensions, Birmingham January 17-18, Conference contribution 2007
Conference contribution

Urban education dystopia 2050 - a 'European' response to Allan Luke
Elisabet Öhrn, Gaby Weiner
A Luke & W Pink (Eds), International Handbook of Urban Education, Dordrecht, Springer, Chapter in book 2007
Chapter in book

Urban education in Europe: Section editors' introduction
Elisabet Öhrn, Gaby Weiner
A Luke & W Pink (Eds), International Handbook of Urban Education, Dordrecht, Springer, Chapter in book 2007
Chapter in book

Crossing boundaries? Complexities and drawbacks to gendered success stories
Ann-Sofie Holm, Elisabet Öhrn
M Carlson, F Gök & A Rabo (Eds), Education in 'Multicultural' Societies. Turkish and Swedish Perspectives, Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, Tauris, Chapter in book 2007
Chapter in book

2006

The accommodation of creativity discourses to the performance cultures of school
Dennis Beach, Marianne Dovemark, Jan Gustafsson, Elisabet Öhrn
The European Conference on Educational Research, University of Geneva, Switzerland, September 13-16, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Challenging sexism? Gender and ethnicity in secondary school.
Elisabet Öhrn
Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, University of Geneva, Switzerland, September 13-16, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Forskningsprocessen och forskarpraktiken: summering av längsgående tema
Elisabet Öhrn
Nordisk Pedagogik, Journal article 2006
Journal article

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