Associate professor, Department of Thematic Studies - Child Studies
Vice Dean, Educational Sciences
Linköping University, Sweden
Child adoption - law, policy and practice
Parenting assessment in social work
Child politics in the Nordic welfare states
"The child’s best interest” in law, policy and practice
History of family and childhood
Children and childhood in popular culture
"Preparing for parenthood. Adoption assessment as an institutional process." Financed by the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare.
"Asessing adoption applicants. Family and parenthood norms in adoption homestudies". Finansed by the Swedish Research Council.
"Intercountry adoption in Sweden 1960-1997". Financed by the Swedish Council for working life and social research.
"Culture of origin and culture of living. The significance of culture for transnational adoptees' health and quality of life." Reserach project together with Judith Lind, Department of Child Studies and Karin Zetterqvist Nelson, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Linköping university, Sweden. Financed by the Swedish research council.
“Freedom, happiness and equality for children of the welfare states? Nordic childhoods 1900-2000”. Nordic research project together with five historians from the Nordic countries. Financed by The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOS-HS).
RECENT AND FORTHCOMING
Lindgren, Cecilia & Sjöberg, Johanna (forthcoming, 2017) ”Transgressing and sustaining borders. The relationship between children and the elderly in Mad Men”. Will appear in Joosen, V (ed.) Connecting Childhood and Old Age: An Intermedial Study, Jackson, MS: UP of Mississippi.
Lindgren, Cecilia (in press, 2017) ”Time for good parenthood. A study of intercountry adoption assessment”. In Sparrman A, Westerling A, Lind J and Dannesboe KI (eds.) Doing parenthood: Ideals and practices of parental involvement, Palgrave Macmillan.
Lind, Judith & Lindgren, Cecilia (2016) Displays of parent suitability in adoption assessment reports. Child & Family Social Work. First published July 2016, DOI:10.1111/cfs. 12305.
Lindgren, Cecilia (2015) “Ideals of parenting and childhood in the contact zone of intercountry adoption: Assessment of second-time adoption applicants in Sweden.” Childhood, 22(4): 474-489.
Lindgren, Cecilia & Zetterqvist Nelson, Karin (2014) "Here and now – there and then: Narrative time and space in intercountry adoptees’ stories about background, origin and roots" Qualitative Social Work, 13(4): 539-554.
BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS
Margareta Bäck-Wiklund, Thomas Johansson
Kapitel 12: Judith Lind och Cecilia Lindgren "Adoptivfamiljen"
Helena Bergman, Maria Eriksson & Roger Klinth (red.)
Kapitel 2: Cecilia Lindgren "Barnets väl - samhällets ansvar: Utredning av blivande adoptivföräldrar 1955-2008"
Författare: Astri Andresen, Ólöf GarðarsdÓttir, Monika Janfelt, Cecilia Lindgren, Pirjo Markkola och Ingrid Söderlind.
Författare: Cecilia Lindgren
Judith Lind, Cecilia Lindgren, Mats Sjöberg, Karin Zetterqvist Nelson (red.)
"A real family. Adoption, parenthood and the child's best interest 1917-1975."
Författare: Cecilia Lindgren
Telephone: 013-28 29 27
Department of Thematic Studies -
SE-581 83 Linköping
About Child studies
Child Studies is an interdisciplinary research unit focusing on issues regarding children, childhood and family in history and society. Education in Child Studies: under graduate level, master level, graduate level (Ph.D).
The objective for Tema - The Department of Thematic Studies is to pursue excellent research and education at undergraduate and advanced levels relevant to society.
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