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Jessica Hanna Jönsson

Title: Associate Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work

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Jessica Hanna Jönsson

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About Jessica Hanna Jönsson

Dr Jessica H. Jönsson is an associate professor and research fellow at the School of Law, Psychology and Social work (JPS). Her research area concerns social work as a globalised and sociopolitical field facing increasing theoretical, practical and ethical challenges caused by socioeconomic, political and cultural transformations. She has studied global social problems, sustainable- and social development, poverty alleviation, migration and reception of asylum seekers and refugees, and national (dis)organisation of social work including its education and practices. She is teaching mainly in community work, social work and migration and global social problems.

 

 

 

 

 

Publications

Publications

Articles in journals |  Articles, book reviews |  Chapters in books |  Collections (editor) |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Other |  Reports | 

Articles in journals

Kamali, M. & Jönsson, J. H. (2019). Revolutionary Social Work: Promoting Sustainable Justice. Critical and radical social work An international journal, 7 (3), 293-314.
Finch, J. , Jönsson, J. H. , Kamali, M. & McKendrick, D. (2019). Social work and countering violent extremism in Sweden and the UK. European Journal of Social Work.
Jönsson, J. H. & Flem, A. L. (2018). International field training in social work education: beyond colonial divides. Social Work Education, 37 (7), 895-908.
Flem, A. L. , Jönsson, J. H. , Alseth, A. K. , Strauss, H. & Antczak, H. (2017). Revitalizing social work education through global and critical awareness: Examples from three Scandinavian schools of social work. European Journal of Social Work, 20 (1), 76-87.
Jönsson, J. H. & Heggem Kojan, B. (2017). Social justice beyond neoliberal welfare nationalism: Challenges of increasing immigration to Sweden and Norway. Critical and radical social work An international journal, 5 (3), 301-317.
Jönsson, J. H. (2015). A Social Work Education Without Borders. Social Dialogue (11), 4-7.
Jönsson, J. H. (2015). The contested field of social work in a retreating welfare state: the case of Sweden. Critical and radical social work An international journal, 3 (3), 357-374.
Jönsson, J. H. (2013). Social work beyond cultural otherisation. Nordic Social Work Research, 3 (2), 159-167.
Jönsson, J. H. & Kamali, M. (2012). Fishing for development: A question for social work. International Social Work, 55 (4), 504-521.
Jönsson, J. H. (2010). Beyond empowerment: Changing local communities. International Social Work, 53 (3), 393-406.

Articles, book reviews

Jönsson, J. H. (2020). Book review: Peak inequality: Britain's ticking time bomb. Critical and radical social work An international journal.

Chapters in books

Kamali, M. & Jönsson, J. H. (2018). Conclusion: Current and future challenges for Nordic welfare states and social work. In: Masoud Kamali & Jessica H. Jönsson, Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work: Current and Future Challenges (pp. 249-269). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
Kamali, M. & Jönsson, J. H. (2018). Introduction: Neoliberalism and social work in the Nordic welfare states. In: Masoud Kamali & Jessica H. Jönsson, Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work: Current and Future Challenges (pp. 1-22). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
Kamali, M. & Jönsson, J. H. (2018). Kulturkompetens och antirasistiskt socialt arbete. In: Magnus Dahlstedt & Philip Lalander, Manifest: för ett socialt arbete i tiden (pp. 279-289). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.
Jönsson, J. H. (2018). Välfärdsstatens försvagning, ökade sociala problem och social mobilisering. In: Stefan Sjöberg och Päivi Turunen, Samhällsarbete: Aktörer, arenor och perspektiv (pp. 237-250). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.
Jönsson, J. H. (2016). Poverty alleviation, development, and social work practice in West Africa: A focus on Senegal. In: Mel Gray, The Handbook of Social Work and Social Development in Africa (pp. 243-255). New York: Routledge.
Jönsson, J. H. (2012). A hatalomhoz juttatáson túl – a helyi közösségek megváltoztatása (Beyond Empowerment: Changing local communities). In: Budai István, Nárai Márta, Együttmüködés és felelösségvállalás tanulása a szociális és közösségi munkában (Inter-professional Cooperation in Social Work) (pp. 11-25). Győr: Széchenyi Istvan University.
Jönsson, J. H. (2012). Writing against Postcolonial Imaginations: The White Race for a Weakening Patriarchy. In: Mona Livholts, Emergent Writing Methodologies in Feminist Studies (pp. 113-129). London: Routledge.

Collections (editor)

Kamali, M. (ed.) & Jönsson, J. H. (ed.) (2018). Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work: Current and Future Challenges. New York: Routledge (Routledge Advances in Social Work ).

Conference papers

Ghazanfareeon Karlsson, S. & Jönsson, J. H. (2019). Forced migration, older people and displacement. Paper presented at IFSW European Conference, Social Protection & Human Dignity, Vienna, Austria, September 8-11, 2019.
Flem, A. L. & Jönsson, J. H. (2019). Global social work ethics and international field training: The experiences and practice dilemmas of Norwegian and Swedish social work students. Paper presented at WEBINAR: Implementing a Global Code of Ethics to Ensure Professional Standards, April 24, 2019. Global Social Service Workforce Alliance.
Jönsson, J. H. (2018). A weakening welfare state and the changing professional identities of social workers in Sweden. In: 8th European Conference for Social Work Research Book of Abstracts. Paper presented at 8th European Conference for Social Work Research, Edinburgh, Scotland, April 18-20, 2018 (pp. 170-170). The University of Edinburgh.
Jönsson, J. H. & Flem, A. L. (2018). Field training in the Global South and unequal power relations: On the challenges of encounters. In: FORSA/NOUSA - Nordic Social Work Conference 2018 Book of Abstracts. Paper presented at FORSA/NOUSA - Nordic Social Work Conference 2018: Power and Social Work, Helsinki, Finland, November 21-23, 2018 (pp. 41-41).
Jönsson, J. H. (2018). Sustainable development and the global role of social work: Discontents and new horizons. In: SWSD 2018 Abstract Book. Paper presented at Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development (SWSD 2018), Dublin, Ireland, July 4-7, 2018 (pp. 925-925).
Jönsson, J. H. & Ghazanfareeon Karlsson, S. (2017). Marginalization and social work in a changing society: Older refugees and social work. Paper presented at IFSW European Conference 2017 – Marginalization and Social Work in a Changing Society, Reykjavik, Island, May 28-30, 2017.
Jönsson, J. H. & Flem, A. L. (2017). Teaching Social Work Values and Ethics in international field training. In: Social work education in Europe: challenging boundaries promoting a sustainable future Book of abstracts. Paper presented at EASSW-UNAFORIS 2017 European Conference – Social Work Education in Europe: Challenging Boundaries, Promoting a Sustainable Future, Paris, France, June 27-29, 2017 (pp. 72-72).
Heggem Kojan, B. & Jönsson, J. H. (2017). The refugee ‘crisis’, welfare nationalism and social justice: Critical perspectives in Social Work Education. In: Social work education in Europe: challenging boundaries promoting a sustainable future Book of abstracts. Paper presented at EASSW-UNAFORIS 2017 European Conference – Social Work Education in Europe: Challenging Boundaries, Promoting a Sustainable Future, Paris, France, June 27-29, 2017 (pp. 35-35).
Jönsson, J. H. & Flem, A. L. (2016). Critical and global approaches in social work education and field training. Paper presented at Nordic FORSA/NOUSA conference 2016: Decisions, outcome and change, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 7-9, 2016.
Flem, A. L. , Jönsson, J. H. & Strauss,, H. I. (2015). Global Awareness and international Dimensions in Social Work Education: Examples from three Scandinavian Schools of Social Work. Paper presented at EASSW 2015: Social Work Education in Europe: Towards 2025 Milan, Italy, June 29 - July 2, 2015.
Jönsson, J. H. (2014). Globalisation, Community Development and Empowerment. Paper presented at Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education, and Social Development, Melbourne, Australia, July 9-12, 2014.
Jönsson, J. H. (2013). Local Reactions to Global Problems: Undocumented Immigrants and Social Work. Paper presented at The 25th Nordic Conference of Social Work Schools: Social Work Teaching at the Intersection between Research and Practice, Tampere, Finland, August 28-30, 2013.
Jönsson, J. H. (2012). The nationalised social work and globalized social problems: The Swedish dilemma. In: Social Work Social Development 2012 Abstract Book. Paper presented at Social Work Social Development 2012: Action and Impact, Stockholm, Sweden, July 8-12, 2012 (pp. 273-274).

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Jönsson, J. H. (2014). Localised Globalities and Social Work: Contemporary Challenges. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Sundsvall: Mid Sweden University.

Other

Svensson, J. , Jönsson, J. H. , Israelsson, M. , Kamali, M. , Kaffrell-Lindahl, A. , Espvall, M. , Blid, M. , Miller, E. & et al. (2016). Socialtjänsten ska inte fungera som angivare. Svenska Dagbladet.(Svenska Dagbladet)
Jönsson, J. H. (2015). "Vi och dem"-tänkandet är skadligt. Östersund: Östersundsposten.(Östersundsposten)
Jönsson, J. H. (2014). Sexualiserat våld och förtryck är också en klassfråga. Stockholm: Fria Tidningar.(Fria tidningen)
Jönsson, J. H. (2013). Krokodiltårar i Italien. Stockholm: Fria Tidningar.(Fria tidningen)
Jönsson, J. H. (2011). Dagbok och självreflektion i det sociala arbetets forskning. Karlstad: Kooperativet Mediagruppen.(Sociala Nätet: Nyheter, debatt och kunskap om socialt arbete)
Jönsson, J. H. (2011). Om gränser, gränslösa ambitioner och socialt arbete. Karlstad: Kooperativet Mediagruppen.(Sociala Nätet: Nyheter, debatt och kunskap om socialt arbete)
Jönsson, J. H. (2011). Om intersektionella perspektiv och socialt arbete. Karlstad: Kooperativet Mediagruppen.(Sociala Nätet: Nyheter, debatt och kunskap i socialt arbete)
Jönsson, J. H. (2011). Socialt arbete och den globala utvecklingsagendan. Karlstad: Kooperativet Mediagruppen.(Sociala Nätet: Nyheter, debatt och kunskap om socialt arbete)
Jönsson, J. H. (2010). Det handlar om rättigheter - inte välgörenhet. Östersund: Östersundsposten.(Östersundsposten)

Reports