Robert Erikson - List of publications#

Monographs and co-authored books

1. Boalt, G., R. Erikson and E. Jonsson (Eds): Att undersöka beteende (The Study of Behavior). Stockholm.

2. Erikson, R. (1971): Uppväxtförhållanden och social rörlighet (Childhood Conditions and Social Mobility), (diss.). Stockholm.

3. Boalt, G., R. Erikson, H. Glück, and H. Lantz (1971): The European Orders of Chivalry, Stockholm: Norstedts.

4. Björnberg, U., R. Erikson and G. Carlestam (1975): Research on Quality of Life in Urban Settlements in Sweden, Stockholm: Swedish Council for Building Research.

5. Erikson, R. and R. Åberg, eds. (1984): Välfärd i förändring. Levnadsvillkor i Sverige 1968-1981. Stockholm. (English translation: Welfare in Transition. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987.)

6. Erikson R., E. J. Hansen, S. Ringen and H. Uusitalo, eds. (1987): The Scandinavian Model: Welfare States and Welfare Research, Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe.

7. Erikson R. and J.H. Goldthorpe (1992): The Constant Flux - A Study of Class Mobility in Industrial Societies. Oxford: The Clarendon Press.

8. Hansen, E. J., S. Ringen, H. Uusitalo and R. Erikson, eds. (1993): Welfare Trends in the Scandinavian Countries, Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe.

9. Erikson R. and Jan O. Jonsson (1993): Ursprung och utbildning. - Social snedrekrytering till högre studier (Origin and Education. - Social Selection to Higher Education). SOU 1993:85.

10. Erikson R. and Jan O. Jonsson, eds. (1994): Sorteringen i skolan. - Studier av snedrekrytering och utbildningens konsekvenser (The School as a Sieve - Studies of Social Selection and the Consequences of Schooling). Stockholm: Carlssons.

11. Erikson, R. and J.O. Jonsson eds. (1996): Can Education be Equalized? Sweden in Comparative Perspective. Boulder, Co.: Westview Press

12. Smeeding TM Erikson R Jäntti M (eds.): Persistence, Priviledge and Parenting. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Russell Sage Foundation.

Articles in international scientific journals and readers

1. Erikson, R. (1974): "Welfare as a Planning Goal", Acta Sociologica, pp 273-288.

2. Erikson, R. (1975): "Is Social Mobility Increasing", Acta Sociologica, pp 347-350.

3. Erikson, R. (1976): "Patterns of Social Mobility", in R. Scase, (ed.), Readings in Swedish Class Structure, London.

4. Erikson, R. (1976): "Local Variations in Level of Living", Plan International, Special Issue to the Habitat Conference.

5. Björnberg, U., G. Carlestam, R. Erikson, N.B. Groth, and K.E. Hansen, (1976): ‘Planning Urban Settlements for Quality of Life’, in Proceedings of the Third UN-ECE Conference on Urban and Regional Research.

6. Erikson, R. (1977): "Having, Loving, Being. Comments on Erik Allardt's book about the dimensions of welfare in the Nordic countries" (Att ha, att älska, att vara. Om välfärden i Norden), Acta Sociologica, vol 20, pp 301-305.

7. Erikson, R. (1979): "On Measuring Errors in Comparative Surveys", Statistisk Tidskrift, vol 17 pp 107-109.

8. Erikson R., J.H. Goldthorpe, and L. Portocarero (1979): "Intergenerational Class Mobility in Three Western European Societies: England, France and Sweden", British Journal of Sociology, vol 30, pp 415-441.

9. Erikson R., J.H. Goldthorpe, and L. Portocarero (1982): "Social Fluidity in Industrial Nations: England, France and Sweden", British Journal of Sociology, vol 32, pp 1-34.

10. Erikson, R. (1983): "Changes in Social Mobility in Industrial Nations: The Case of Sweden", in D.H. Treiman, and R.V. Robinson, (eds.), Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, vol II. Jai Press, pp. 165-195.

11. Erikson R., J.H. Goldthorpe, and L. Portocarero (1983): "Intergenerational Class Mobility and the Convergence Thesis", British Journal of Sociology, vol. 34, pp. 303-343.

12. Erikson, R. (1984): "Social Class of Men, Women and Families", Sociology, vol. 18, 1984, pp. 500-514.

13. Erikson, R. and S. Pöntinen (1985): "Social Mobility in Finland and Sweden, a Comparison of Men and Women", in R. Alapuro, et al. (eds): Small States in Comparative Perspective: Essays for Erik Allardt. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 1985, pp. 138-162.

14. Erikson R., and J.H. Goldthorpe (1985): "Are American Rates of Social Mobility Exceptionally High? New Evidence on an Old Issue", European Sociological Review, vol. 1, pp. 1-22.

15. Erikson R., and H. Uusitalo (1987): "The Scandinavian Approach to Welfare Research", in R. Erikson et al. (eds): The Scandinavian Model: Welfare States and Welfare Research. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, pp. 177-193.

16. Erikson, R. (1987): "The Swedish Welfare State - Problems and Prospects in the Recent Development" (in Japanese), The Quarterly of Social Security Research, vol. 22, no. 4, Tokyo, pp. 354-362.

17. Erikson R., and J.H. Goldthorpe (1987): "Commonality and Variation in Social Fluidity in Industrial Nations. Part I: A Model for Evaluating the 'FJH Hypothesis'; Part II: The Model of Core Social Fluidity Applied", in European Sociological Review, vol. 3, pp. 54-77, and vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 145-166.

18. Erikson, R. (1987): "The Long Arm of the Origin: The Effects of Family Background on Occupational and Educational Achievement", in U. Bergryd, and C-G. Janson (eds.): Sociological Miscellany, Essays in Honour of Gunnar Boalt, University of Stockholm,, pp. 58-76.

19. Erikson, R. and J. Fritzell (1988): "The Effects of the Social Welfare System in Sweden on the Well-Being of Children and the Elderly", in J.L. Palmer et. al., (ed), The Vulnerable, The Urban Institute Press, Washington D.C., pp. 309-330.

20. Erikson R., and J.H. Goldthorpe (1988): "Women at Class Crossroads: A Critical Note", Sociology, vol. 22, pp. 545-553.

21. Erikson R., and J.H. Goldthorpe (1988): "La mobilità intragenerazionale: Un confronto fra quattro paesi", Polis, Ricerche e Studi su Società e Politica in Italia, no. 1, pp. 153-196.

22. Erikson, R. (1990): "Política de bienestar e investigación del bienestar. La experiencia sueca", Sistema no. 94-95, pp. 39-49.

23. Erikson, R. (1990): "Politics and Class Mobility: Does Politics Influence Rates of Social Mobility" in I. Persson, (ed) Generating Equality in the Welfare State, Norwegian University Press.

24. Ishida, H., R. Erikson and J.H. Goldthorpe (1991): "Intergenerational Class Mobility in Postwar Japan", American Journal of Sociology, vol. 96, pp. 954-992.

25. Erikson R., and J.H. Goldthorpe (1992): "Individual or Family? Results from Two Approaches to Class Assignment", Acta Sociologica, vol. 35, pp. 95-105.

26. Erikson, R. (1992): "Social Policy and Inequality in Health. Considerations from the Swedish Experience", International Journal of Health Sciences, vol.3, pp. 215-222.

27. Erikson R., and J.H. Goldthorpe (1992): "The CASMIN Project and the American Dream", European Sociological Review, vol. 8, pp. 307-329.

28. Erikson, R. (1993): "Descriptions of Inequality: The Swedish Approach to Welfare Research", in M.C. Nussbaum and A.K. Sen (eds): The Quality of Life. Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 67-83.

29. Erikson R. (1994): "Mobility tables", in T. Husén and T. N. Postlethwaite (eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Education. sec. ed. Pergamon Press, London 1994.

30. Erikson, R. and J.O. Jonsson. (1996): ‘Explaining Class Inequality in Education: The Swedish Test Case’ in Can Education be Equalized? Sweden in a Comparative Perspective. Boulder, Co.: Westview Press.

31. Erikson, R. and J.O. Jonsson. (1996): ‘The Swedish Context: Educational Reform and Long-Term Change in Educational Inequality’ in Can Education be Equalized? Sweden in a Comparative Perspective. Boulder, Co.: Westview Press.

32. Erikson, R. (1996): ‘Explaining Change in Educational Inequality: Economic Security and School Reforms’ in Can Education be Equalized? Sweden in a Comparative Perspective. Boulder, Co.: Westview Press.

33. Vågerö D, and R. Erikson (1997): ‘Socioeconomic inequalities in morbidity and mortality in western Europe.’ Letter to Lancet. Lancet 350:516-517.

34. Erikson R. and J.O. Jonsson (1998): ‘Allocation Processes in the Swedish Labour Market: Qualifications, Sex Segregation, and Segmentation among Young Employees’ in Y. Shavit and W. Müller (eds.): From School to Work: a comparative Study of Educational Qualifications and Occupation Destinations. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

35. Erikson R. (1998): ‘Thresholds and Mechanisms’, in H-P Blossfeld and G Prein (eds.): Rational Choice and Large Scale Data Analysis. Boulder, C.: Westview Press.

36. Erikson R. and J.O. Jonsson (1998): ‘Social origin as an interest-bearing asset: Family background and labour market rewards’, Acta Sociologica Vol. 41, pp 19-36.

37. Jonsson, J.O. and R. Erikson (2000): ‘Understanding Educational Inequality: The Swedish Experience’, L’Année Sociologique Vol. 50, 2000, pp 345-382.

38. Erikson, R. (2001): ‘Why do graduates live longer? Education, occupation, family and mortality during the 1990s’, in J.O. Jonsson and C. Mills (eds.): Cradle to Grave: Life-course change in modern Sweden. Durham: Sociologypress.

39. Erikson, R. (2002): ‘Social Indicators for the European Union’, Politica economica Vol XVIII, pp 69-73.

40. Erikson R. and G. Marshall (2002): “An Olive Tree for Public Health and Social Research is being Planted”. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. Vol. 30: 4 pp. 313-14.

41. Erikson, R. and J.H. Goldthorpe (2002): ‘Intergenerational Inequality: A Sociological Perspective’, Journal of Economic Perspectives Vol. 16:3, pp 31-44.

42. Erikson R., J.H. Goldthorpe, M. Jackson, M. Yaish and D. Cox (2005): ‘On class differentials in educational attainment’, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Vol. 102:27, pp. 9730-33.

43. Erikson, R. (2005): ‘A view from Sweden’ in Halsey, A. H. and Runciman W.G., eds.: British Sociology: Seen from without and within. Oxford: The University Press.

44. Hogstedt, C. and R. Erikson (2005): “Inventory and evaluation of Swedish public health research” Editorial, Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, vol. 33: 164–165

45. Erikson, R. (2006): ”Social class assignment and mortality in Sweden”. Social Science and Medicine. Vol. 62:9, pp. 2151-60.

46. Erikson, Robert (2007): “Social selection in Stockholm schools: primary and secondary effects on the transition to upper secondary education” in Stefani Scherer, Reinhard Pollak, Gunnar Otte and Markus Gangl (eds): From Origin to Destination. Trends and Mechanisms in Social Stratification Research. Frankfurt a. M. and New York: Campus.

47. Jackson, Michelle, Robert Erikson, John H Goldthorpe and Meir Yaish (2007): Primary and Secondary Effects in Class Differentials in Educational Attainment: the Transition to A-Level Courses in England and Wales, Acta Sociologica Vol 50:3, 211-29.

48. Jonsson, Jan .O. and Robert Erikson (2007): "Sweden: Why educational expansion is not such a great strategy for equality: Theory and evidence." in Y. Shavit, R. Arum and A. Gamoran (eds.), Stratification in Higher Education: A Comparative Study., pp 113-139. Stanford, Cal.: Stanford University Press.

49. Nolan, Brian and Robert Erikson (2007): “Intragenerational Income Mobility: Poverty Dynamics in Industrial Societies” in Deepa Narayan and Patti Petesch (eds.), Moving out of Poverty: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Mobility, pp 127-164. Palgrave Macmillan and The World Bank.

50. Erikson, R and J. Torssander (2008): “Social class and cause of death” The European Journal of Public Health Vol. 18: 473-478

51. Erikson, R. and J.H. Goldthorpe (2009): “Social class, family background, and intergenerational mobility: A comment on Mcintosh and Munk”. European Economic Review 53: 118-120.

52. Erikson, R and J. Torssander (2009): “Clerics die, doctors survive - A note on death risks among highly educated professionals.” Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 37: 227–231

53. Torssander J. and R. Erikson (2009): “Marital partner and mortality: The effects of the social positions of both spouses.” Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2009;63: 992–998.

54. Bihagen, E., M. Nermo and R. Erikson (2010): “Social Class and Employment Relations” in D. Rose and E. Harrison (eds.): Social Class in Europe: An introduction to the European Socio-economic classification, pp 89-113. Abingdon: Routledge.

55. Erikson, R. and J. H. Goldthorpe (2010): “Has social mobility in Britain decreased? Reconciling divergent findings on income and class mobility.” British Journal of Sociology 61: 211-230.

56. Erikson, R and F. Rudolphi (2010): “Change in social selection to upper secondary school – primary and secondary effects in Sweden” European Sociological Review, 26: 291-305.

57. Torssander J. and R. Erikson (2010): “Stratification and Mortality – A comparison of education, class, status and income.” European Sociological Review 26: 465-474.

58. Smeeding, T., R. Erikson, and M. Jäntti (2011): Introduction, in Smeeding TM Erikson R Jäntti M (eds.): Persistence, Priviledge and Parenting. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Russell Sage Foundation. 1-25

59. Modin, B, R. Erikson and D. Vågerö (forthcoming): "Intergenerational continuity in school performance: Do grandparents matter?" European Sociological Review.

60. Erikson,R., J. H. Goldthorpe and M. Hällsten (forthcoming): “No way back up from ratcheting down? A critique of the 'microclass' approach to the analysis of social mobility”. Acta Sociologica.

Articles in Swedish scientific journals and readers

1. Erikson, R. (1964): "Om sociologi i Sovjetunionen" (On Sociology in the Soviet Union), Sociologisk Forskning, pp 79-84.

2. Erikson, R. (1968): "Om stratifieringsteorier" (On Theories of Stratification), in C-G. Janson, (ed.), Det Differentierade Samhället, pp 119-136. Stockholm.

3. Erikson, R. (1973): "Boendemiljö och levnadsnivå" (Dwelling Environment and Level of Living), Plan, pp 4-10.

4. Erikson, R. (1973): "Bakgrund - uppfostran - brottslighet" (Background - Upbringing - Criminality), Sociologisk Forskning, 4, pp 50-56.

5. Erikson, R. (1974): "Boendesegregation - en målvariabel för samhällsplaneringen?" (Residential Segregation - A Goal Variable for Community Planning?), Plan, pp 9-15.

6. Carlsson, G., R. Erikson, C. Löfwall, and B. Wärneryd (1974): Socio-ekonomiska grupperingar" (Socio-economic Groupings), Statistisk Tidskrift, pp 381-400.

7. Erikson, R. (1975): "Livskvalitet - empiri och teori" (Quality of Life - Empirics and Theory), Plan, pp 6-9.

8. Erikson, R. (1977): "Social förankring - en välfärdsdimension" (Social Mooring - A Dimension of Welfare), Plan, pp 93-103. English version published in International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, vol 5, 1978, pp 145-162.

9. Erikson, R. (1978): "Fysisk miljö och socialt liv. En kritisk granskning av Eva Hedmans rapport om Ålidhem" (Physical Environment and Social Life. A critical review of Eva Hedman's report on Ålidhem), Sociologisk Forskning, vol 15, pp 37-46.

10. Erikson, R. (1978): "Socialtjänstens medverkan i samhällsplaneringen" (The Participation of Social Service in Social Planning), Plan, vol 32, pp 154-160.

11. Erikson, R. (1979): "Synpunkter på HBS-80-förslaget" (Views on the 1980 Census Proposal), Statistisk Tidskrift, vol 17, pp 208-216.

12. Erikson, R. (1980): "Sociologin inför 80-talet - den fasta grunden" (Sociology in the '80s - The Solid Base), Sociologisk Forskning, vol 17, pp 33-36.

13. Erikson, R. (1981): "Om socio-ekonomiska indelningar av hushåll. Överväganden och ett förslag" (On the Socio-Economic Classification of Households. Considerations and a Proposal), Statistisk Tidskrift, vol 19, pp 11-23.

14. Andersson, L.G., R. Erikson and B. Wärneryd (1981): "Att beskriva den sociala strukturen. Utvärdering av 1974 års förslag till socio-ekonomisk indelning" (Describing Social Structure. An Evaluation of the 1974 Proposal for a Socio-Economic Classification), , Statistisk Tidskrift, vol 19, pp 113-136.

15. Erikson, R. (1984): "Rättvisande och läsvärt? Om välfärdsmätningens problem och den sociala rapporteringens form" (Correct and Relevant? On the Problems of Welfare Measurement and Social Reporting), Statistisk Tidskrift, vol. 22, pp. 315-322.

16. Erikson, R. (1987): "Sociologin i Sverige. Problem och möjligheter" (Swedish Sociology - Problems and Prospects), in K. Fridjónsdóttir, (ed): Om svensk sociologi - historia, problem och perspektiv. Carlssons Bokförlag AB, Stockholm, pp. 166-176.

17. Erikson, R. and K. Widerberg (1988): "Vardagslivets strukturering - klass och kön" (The Structure of Everyday Life - Class and Sex) in Himmelstrand and Svensson (eds) Sverige - vardag och struktur. Stockholm: Norstedts, pp.315-348.

18. Erikson, R. (1989): "Ett öppnare samhälle?" (A more open society?) in Wadensjö, Dahlberg and Holmlund (eds) Vingarnas trygghet: Arbetsmarknad, ekonomi och Politik - Vänbok till Gösta Rehn. Lund: Dialogos, pp. 186-202.

19. Erikson, R. (1994): "Spelar valet av skola någon roll? Effekter av grundskola och omgivning på övergången till gymnasiet" (Does School Matter? Effects of Elementary School and Social Context on the Transition to Secondary Education), in Erikson and Jonsson (eds) Sorteringen i skolan. Stockholm: Carlssons.

20. Erikson, R. and J.O. Jonsson. (1994): "Ökade löneskillnader - Ett sätt att tillvarata begåvningsreserven?" (Increased wage differentials - A way to take care of the educational reserve?) Ekonomisk Debatt. 22: 581-594.

21. Erikson R. och F. Rudolphi (2011): Social snedrekrytering till teoretisk gymnasieutbildning i A. Svensson (red) Utvärdering Genom Uppföljning Longitudinell individforskning under ett halvsekel Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis. 205-224

Articles for wider dissemination of research findings

1. Erikson R. (1980): "Att byta samhällsklass" (Changing Social Class), Tiden, vol 72, pp 429-437.

2. Erikson R. (1982): "Gula varor eller vita - en diskussion kring Lars Ingelstams modeller för svensk ekonomis utveckling" (Yellow Goods or White - A Discussion of Lars Ingelstam's Models for The Development of the Swedish Economy), Tiden, pp. 96-102.

3. Erikson R. (1984): "Välfärden har ökat" (Welfare has Increased), Tiden, vol. 76, pp. 211-221.

4. Erikson R. (1990): "Vinnare och förlorare i välfärdsutvecklingen" (Winners and Losers in Welfare Development), Forskning om välfärd: en seminarierapport, Socialvetenskapliga forskningsrådet, Stockholm.

5. Erikson R. (1991): "Den svenska levnadsnivåforskningen" (Swedish Level of Living Research), in A. Björklund and K.G. Mäler (eds.): Välfärd och välfärdsmätning, Ekonomiska Rådet, Stockholm, pp. 45-62.

6. Erikson R. (1992): "Lika möjligheter? Livschanser och social bakgrund" (Equal Opportunity? Life Chances and Social Background), in R. Åberg, (ed): Social bakgrund, utbildning, livschanser. Carlssons Bokförlag AB, Stockholm.

7. Erikson R. and J.O. Jonsson (1994): "Att mobilisera begåvningsreserven" (To mobilise the educational reserve). Tvärsnitt.

8. Erikson R. (1994): "Svensk levnadsnivåforskning" (Swedish Level of Living Research). In F: Engelstad (ed.) Levekår og fordelningsproblem, Institutt for Samfunnsforskning, Oslo.

9. Erikson R. and J.O. Jonsson (1995): "Hur får vi fler att välja högskoleutbildning?" (How do we bring more students to a degree?). Forskning och Framsteg Vol 2.

10. Erikson R. (1996): “Tar utbildningssystemet vara på studenterna?”(Does the educational system take care of the students?) 1993 års högskolereform. Skolverket 1996.

11. Jonsson, J.O. and R. Erikson (1997): “Klasstruktur och social rörlighet under 1900-talet” (Class structure and social mobility in the 20th century). Välfärd och ojämlikhet i ett 20-årsperspektiv 1975-1995. Statistiska Centralbyrån.

12. Erikson R. and J.O. Jonsson (1997): “Social snedrekrytering i svensk skola” (Social selection in the Swedish school), Välfärd och ojämlikhet i ett 20-årsperspektiv 1975-1995. Statistiska Centralbyrån. 13. 14. Erikson R. (1999): “The Prospects of European Social Science”. The Social Sciences at a Turning Point?. OECD Proceedings 1999.’

15. Erikson R. (2000): “Data availability”. In B. Smedby, I. Lundberg and T.I.A. Sørensen (eds.): Scientific Evaluation of the Swedish Twin Registry. FRN-Report.

16. Erikson R. (2003):“The Right to Privacy and the Right to Information”. 19th CEIES Seminar: Innovative solutions in providing access to microdata, Lisbon, 26 and 27 September 2002. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities.

17. Erikson R. and J.O. Jonsson (2002): “Varför består den sociala snedrekryteringen?” (Why does the uneven social recruitment remain?). Pedagogisk forskning i Sverige. Vol. 7: 3 pp. 210-217.

18. Erikson, R. (2003): “Svensk välfärdsforskning” (Swedish Welfare Research). Socialvetenskaplig tidskrift. Vol.10: 2-3 pp. 214-237.

19. Erikson, R. (2003): ’Hur skall kvinnors och mäns klasstillhörighet bestämmas? (How should the class position of men and women be determined?), in A-K. Kollind and A. Peterson (eds.): Thoughts on Family, Gender, Generation and Class’. Göteborg University.

20. Åslund, O., R. Erikson, O. Nordström Skans och A. Sjögren (2006): Fritt inträde? Ungdomars och invandrades väg till det första arbetet. Välfärdsrådets rapport 2006.Stockholm: SNS förlag

21. Erikson, Robert (2007): “Soaring in the Best of Times” in Tony Fahey, Helen Russell and Christopher T. Whelan (eds): Best of Times? The Social Impact of the Celtic Tiger. Dublin: IPA.

22. Erikson, Robert och Jenny Torssander (2008): “Samhällshierarki och livslängd” i Ojämlikhet och utanförskap Socialförsäkringsrapport 2008:4.

23. Erikson, Robert och Frida Rudolphi (2008): ”Den sociala selektionen i utbildningssystemet” i Resultatdialog 2008: Forskning inom utbildningsvetenskap. Stockholm: Vetenskapsrådet

24. Erikson, Robert (2010): ’Den sociala selektionen till högre utbildning – restriktioner och val’ i Ulf P Lundgren, Roger Säljö och Caroline Liberg (red): Lärande Skola Bildning. Stockholm: Natur och Kultur, sid. 365-394.

25. Erikson, Robert och Jan O. Jonsson (2010): ”Finns viljan att tillvarata begåvningsreserven?” Kritisk utbildningstidskrift, 137-138: 57-71.

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