Current projects

Research at the SOCIUM usually is organized in projects carried out by its departments, many of them being financed through third party funding. The SOCIUM receives essential support from institutions such as the German National Research Foundation (DFG), the VolkswagenFoundation, and other public and private organizations, i.e. health insurances.

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SOWELL – Social dialogue in welfare services. Employment relations, labour market and social actors in the care services
Research Team: Ruth Abramowski (Head of project); Karin Gottschall (Head of project)

Protests and Social Cohesion: Local Conflict Dynamics in Comparison
Research Team: Sebastian Haunss (Head of project)

Social Cohesion within and between social milieus
Research Team: Olaf Groh-Samberg (Head of project); Patrick Sachweh (Head of project); Tim Schröder; Anne Speer

Segmentation and social networks between social milieus
Research Team: Betina Hollstein (Head of project); Michael Windzio (Head of project)

The “Activating Welfare State” – a Political and Social History of German Social Policy, 1979-2017
Research Team: Nikolas Dörr (Head of project); Wanda Schwarze-Wippern; Christof Wittmaack

Is there something special about twin families? A comparison of parenting styles in twin and non-twin families
Research Team: Bastian Mönkediek (Head of project); Wiebke Schulz (Head of project); Martin Diewald; Harald Eichhorn

Dynamics of Skill Use in Changing Labor Markets – A task-based approach
Research Team: Wiebke Schulz (Head of project); Reinhard Pollak; Heike Solga

Long-term trends in vertical and horizontal occupational gender segregation
Research Team: Wiebke Schulz (Head of project); Ineke Maas; Marco Van Leeuwen