Morten Frederiksen

Morten Frederiksen

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion; Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Aalborg University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2021).

Research interests: Solidarity, trust, welfare, social justice, redistribution, attitudes, comparative research, attitudes, valuation and evaluation, civil society, volunteering and coproduction.

Morten is investigating cultural differences in notions of social justice, and exploring how different notions of worth and deservingness are used to justify redistribution, social policy and welfare institutions across countries and social classes. The investigation is based on an ongoing comparative interview study on perceptions of welfare and social justice in the USA, China, and Scandinavia. The projects draws on French pragmatist sociology and comparative, cultural sociology.


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