Ingemar ElanderTitle: Researcher School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Phone: +46 19 303000
About Ingemar Elander
Ingemar Elander is senior professor in politics at Örebro University and associated to Mälardalen University, Sweden since 2016). His research interests cover urban governance in a broad sense as exemplified in several publications on cities and climate change, environment and democracy, faith-based organisations and politics, urban partnerships and public health. Recent research cover sustainable development and urban renewal in Swedish neighbourhoods and cities, with a special focus on social and political dimensions as documented in several publications co-authored with geographer Eva Gustavsson. Elander (2014-2019). He is co-editor of Urban Governance in Europe (Eckardt & Elander 2009), and co-author of Faith-based Organisations and Social Exclusion in Sweden (Elander & Fridolfsson 2011), an extensive report which has inspired several reviewed articles and book chapters authored with Charlotte Fridolfsson 2012-2021. Work in progress include co-authored manuscripts on securitization and counter-securitization related to politics and religion, Covid-19 and climate change and the development of central-local government relations in Sweden. His latest publications are:
Fridolfsson, Charlotte & Ingemar Elander (2021): Church of Sweden Opposing the Turn of Swedish Government Migration. Policy, Politics, Religion & Ideology, DOI: 10.1080/21567689.2021.1877671
Elander, Ingemar (2021) Favorit i ständig repris. Planering i gränslandet mellan representativ och deltagande demokrati [Favourite in never-endig repeat. Planning on the borderline between representative and participatory democrcay] Pp. 73-78 in Nazem Tahvilzadeh (Ed.) Plan: Planering och demokrati [Plan. Planning and Democracy], Föreningen för samhällsplanering.
Rolf Lidskog, Ingemar Elander & Adam Standring (2020): COVID-19, the Climate, and Transformative Change: Comparing the Social Anatomies of Crises and Their Regulatory Responses. Sustainability 12 (16), 6337; https://doi.org/10.3390/su12166337
Eimermann, M. & Elander, I. (2020). Who Works in the North?: Challenges and Opportunities for Employment. I: Linda Lundmark, Dean Bradley Carson, Marco Eimermann, Dipping in to the North: living, working and traveling in sparsely populated areas (ss. 133-150). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Elander, Ingemar. & Eva Gustavsson (2019). From policy community to issue networks: Implementing social sustainability in a Swedish urban development programme. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space 37 (6), 1082-1101.
Fell, Terence, Bozena Guziana & Ingemar Elander (2019) Klass, rumslig segregation och livskvalitet i två svenska städer [Class, spatial segregation and life quality in two Swedish cities] Statsvetenskaplig Tidskrift [Journal of Swedish Political Science Association] 121 (1): 65-92.
Sandström, Ulf G. Ingemar Elander (2019) Biodiversity, road transport and urban planning: A Swedish local authority facing the challenge of establishing a logistics hub adjacent to a Natura 2000 site. Progress in Planning. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.progress.2019.100463
Keywords: urban governance, sustainable development, sustainability and democracy, spatial segregation, politics and religion, securitization and counter-securitization.