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Emma Engdahl

Professor

Emma Engdahl
Professor
emma.engdahl@gu.se
+46 31 786 3764

Room number: F226
Postal Address: Box 720, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Skanstorget 18 , 41122 Göteborg


Department of Sociology and Work Science (More Information)
Box 720
405 30 Göteborg
www.socav.gu.se
socav@socav.gu.se
Fax: +46 31 786 4764
Visiting Address: Skanstorget 18 , 411 22 Göteborg

About Emma Engdahl

Emma Engdahl is fil dr and associate professor of sociology at the University of Gothenburg, Department of Sociology and Work Science. Among other things, she is responsible for the development of education and research in the field of social psychology. The work is conducted both at her home institution and at other institutions, including the Department of Psychology, where she is currently involved in the development of the new Psychology Program.

Her work is carried out nationally and internationally through networks such as Workshop on Sociological Social Psychology (WoSSP); the Society for Studies of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI); and the European Society of Studies of Symbolic Interaction (EU SSSI). Engdahl was the main organizer for the Fifth Conference of European Studies in Symbolic Interaction (2014) and board member of the European SSSI.

Since her defense of the dissertation A Theory of the Emotional Self (2004) Engdahl has published numerous books, articles and book chapters. Engdahl has worked on a couple of different universities both in Sweden and abroad, and has a solid and proven experience in teaching, supervision on all levels, including doctoral level, research, academic leadership, and innovation. She is continuously hired as an opponent and member of the Examination Board for doctoral dissertations, as well as peer-reviewer for several national and international journals and publishing houses. She is also engaged as an expert for the granting of research funds. Furthermore she has worked in the industry as responsible publisher in the fields of sociology, social work and psychology at Liber AB.
Engdahl has good experiences of interdisciplinary work. She has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University, Department of Political Science; University of Chicago, Department of Social Thought; Waterloo University, Department of Philosophy. She has an ongoing collaboration with Stanford University, Program in Writing and Rhetoric, as well as University of Oslo, the Department of Human Geography. Engdahl conducts research in the areas of the sociology of the body and emotions; identity development; non-verbal communication; social change and social pathologies; and social theory. For a selection of Engdahl's publications, see below:

Books
Engdahl, Emma (forthcoming 2016) Depressive Love. A Paradox of Self- realization in Contemporary Western Society. Farnham: Ashgate.
Engdahl, Emma (forthcoming 2016) Depressiv kärlek. En studie i samtidens emotionella manuskript.

Engdahl, Emma (2009) Konsten att vara sig själv. Malmö: Liber.
http://www.bokus.com/bok/9789147089277/konsten-att-vara-sig-sjalv/

Engdahl, Emma (2004/2005) A Theory of the Emotional Self: From the Standpoint of a Neo-Meadian. Örebro: Örebro Studies in Sociolgy 6.
http://www.diva-portal.se/smash/get/diva2:136934/FULLTEXT01.pdf

Work-in progress
Engdahl, Emma Minor Histories of the Human Sciences, edited volume, target publisher Polity Press (co-edited with Christian Abrahamsson).
Engdahl Emma Normalizing Gendered Bodies: The Rhetoric of Mannequins across Cultures target publisher The Penn State University Press (co-authored with Marie Gelang & Alyssa O’Brien).

Articles (selection)
Engdahl, Emma (forthcoming) “The birth of social psychology: form Adam Smith to Charles Hoorton Cooley and George Herbert Mead” in Symbolic Interaction.

Engdahl, Emma & Marie Gelang (forthcoming 2016) “The changing ethos and personae of shop-window mannequins within consumer culture: Expressions of gendered embodiment”, in Journal of Consumer Culture.
Engdahl, Emma & Taddeus Müller (2015) “The European Contribution to Symbolic Interactionism” in Symbolic Interaction Volume 38, Issue 3, pages 431–441
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/symb.173/abstract

Engdahl, Emma (2015) Kärlek och depression”, in Ordfront Magasin nr 2. http://omlinemagasin.se/2015/05/26/karlek-med-depression/

Engdahl, Emma (2014) “Depressive Kjærlighed”, in Samtiden nr 4
http://samtiden.no/2015/01/07/samtiden-4-2014/

Engdahl, Emma (2013) ”Kärlek i det (post)moderna västerlänska samhället: En polyfoni(sk framställning)”, Fronesis nr 44-45.

Engdahl, Emma (2013)”Kapitalismens anda och det moderna identitetsskapandet”, Fronesis nr 44-45.

Engdahl, Emma & Rolf Lidskog (2012) ”Risk, communication and trust: Towards an emotional understanding of trust” in Public Understanding of Science.
http://pus.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/10/19/0963662512460953

Engdahl, Emma, Marie Gelang & Alyssa O’Brien (2011) ”The rhetoric of store-window mannequins”, OSSA 2011 Proceedings.
http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1071&context=ossaarchive

Engdahl, Emma (2005) “G. H. Mead’s Symbolic Interactionism: On the significance of emotional experience for self-formation”, Dictum: The Critical View 4 (www.dictum.no).

Engdahl, Emma (2001) ”Kroppens och känslornas betydelse för självförverkligandet: En rekonstruktion av G H Meads tänkande” Utbildning & Demokrati 3: 35-52.
http://www.oru.se/Extern/Forskning/Forskningsmiljoer/HumUS/Utbildning_och_Demokrati/Tidskriften/2001/Nr%203_2001_pdf/Emma%20Engdahl.pdf

Engdahl, Emma (1999) “Den sociala kroppen som känslornas boning: Ett utkast till en teori om vårt emotionella jag” Dansk Sociologi 1: 2-40.
http://ej.lib.cbs.dk/index.php/dansksociologi/article/viewFile/672/705

Engdahl, Emma (1999) “Emotionernas Sociologi” National Encyklopedin.

Engdahl, Emma (1999) ”Hochschild, Arlie R,” National Encyklopedin.
Book Chapters

Engdahl, Emma and Inger Glavind Bo (2015): ”Kærlighed: En væsentlig risiko i moderniteten”, in Hverdagslivets følelser. Køphenavn: Hans Reitzels Forlag.
http://hansreitzel.dk/Samfundsvidenskab/Hverdagslivets-følelser/9788741257679

Engdahl, Emma and Michael Hviid Jacobsen (2014) “Emotionssociologi: Hverdagslivets følelser”, in Hverdagslivet – sociologier om det upåagtede. 2. udgave, 1. oplag, Køphenavn: Hans Reitzels Forlag.

Engdahl, Emma (2012) ”Gemenskapens betydelse för mening och medvetenhet”, in En berättelse: En gestalt, festskrift till Lars Erik Berg. Skövde: Högskolan Skövde.

Engdahl, Emma (2007) ”Om det sociala livets elementära former: En rekonstruktion av Johan Asplunds socialpsykologiska tänkande”, in Social Interaktion: Förutsättningar och former. Malmö: Liber.

Publisher (selection)
Therborn, Göran, Världen: En inledning, svensk övers. Sten Andresson och Gunnar Sandin, 2012, Liber

Fahlke, Claudia (red.), Handbok i missbrukspsykologi, 2012, Liber

Christian Kullberg (red.), Genus i socialt arbete, 2012, Liber
Johansson Helena & Margareta Bäck-Wiklund (red.), Att fostra familjen, 2012, Liber

Hertz, Marcus (red.) Kritiskt socialt arbete, 2012, Liber

Biel Anders & Tommy Gärling (red.) Samhällspsykologi, 2012, Liber
Persson, Anders, Ritualisering och sårbarhet, 2012, Liber

Borg, Elisabet & Joakim Westerlund, Statistik för beteendevetare, 3e upplagan, 2012, Liber

Tryggvasson, Nina, et al, Unga Farföräldrar: identitet, möjligheter och utmaningar, 2012, Liber

Johansson, Thomas, Den lärande människan, 2011, Liber

Book Reviews (selecion)
Engdahl, Emma (fortcomming 2016) Recension av Eva Illouz (2015) "Därför gör kärleken ont" i Tidskrift för genusvetenskap.

Engdahl, Emma (2002) Recension av Charlotte Bloch (2001) ”Flow og stress: Stemninger og fölelsekultur” i Sociologisk forskning 2-4: 155-58.
Engdahl, Emma (1999) Recension av Joachim Israel (1999) ”Handling och samspel: Ett socialpsykologiskt perspektiv” i Sociologisk forskning 4: 139-143.

Engdahl. Emma (1999) Recension av Margareta Bertilsson och Margareta Järvinen (red. 1998) ”Socialkonstruktivisme: Bidrag til en kritisk diskussion” i Sociologisk forskning 2: 118-126.
Essays, livestream, etc. (selection)

Engdahl, Emma (2015) ”Kärlek med förhinder”, Malmö: Sveriges Radio, OBS P1
http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=503&artikel=6255971

Engdahl, Emma (2015) ”Kärlek och depression flyter ihop till nytt fenomen: depressiv kärlek”, Malmö: Sveriges Radio, OBS P1, http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=503&artikel=6065135

Engdahl, Emma (2014) Diagnose: SAMTIDEN (in English)
http://livestream.com/aktivdebatt/events/3632868/videos/74356923

Engdahl Emma (2013) The Paradox of Self-realization within Western Society: The Case of Depressive Love European Studies in Symbolic Interaction - Traditions, Contemporary Perspectives, and Challenges, 2013
https://media.medfarm.uu.se/play/kanal/140/video/3588

Engdahl, Emma (2000) ”What is up in Scandinavia?” Newsletter, Sociology of Emotions, American Sociological Association 2: 2-3.

Latest publications

Främling i sitt eget land, del II KAPITALISM.
Emma Engdahl
Opulens.se: 26 september 2017, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

Främling i sitt eget land, del I EGENDOM
Emma Engdahl
Opulens.se: 25 september, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

Depressive Love: A Social Pathology
Emma Engdahl
Gross R. & West D. (eds) The Radicalism of Romantic Love: Critical Perspectives, London, Routledge, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Depressiv kärlek: En social patologi
Emma Engdahl
Göteborg, Daidalos, Book 2016
Book

Allt fler föredrar sex som vara
Emma Engdahl
Sveriges Radio, OBS Essäer, Newspaper article 2016
Newspaper article

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2017

Främling i sitt eget land, del II KAPITALISM.
Emma Engdahl
Opulens.se: 26 september 2017, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

Främling i sitt eget land, del I EGENDOM
Emma Engdahl
Opulens.se: 25 september, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

Depressive Love: A Social Pathology
Emma Engdahl
Gross R. & West D. (eds) The Radicalism of Romantic Love: Critical Perspectives, London, Routledge, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

2016

Depressiv kärlek: En social patologi
Emma Engdahl
Göteborg, Daidalos, Book 2016
Book

Allt fler föredrar sex som vara
Emma Engdahl
Sveriges Radio, OBS Essäer, Newspaper article 2016
Newspaper article

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