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Social Exclusion and Pedagogy in the Welfare State (SEP)

Social Exclusion and Pedagogy in the Welfare State     

  • Research into social exclusion processes, people’s everyday lives, educational institutions and the welfare state. 

About the programme

The main theme of the Social Exclusion and Pedagogy in the Welfare State (SEP) research program is the interaction between social exclusion processes, people’s everyday lives, educational institutions and the welfare state.

The research program focuses on how children, young people, adults and elderly people in vulnerable positions experience and manage their everyday lives, how social and educational institutions look at, meet and work with different groups of individuals in vulnerable positions, and how these processes is affiliated to societal structures and terms.

At the same time the research program, examines social, psychological and educational processes through which individuals and groups are problematized, discriminated against and stigmatized. These processes are illustrated and analyzed at a societal and institutional level in socially, culturally and historically specific contexts.

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