Anna Mankell

Postdoctoral position at Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Health Services Research

+4618-471 6560
Mobile phone:
+46 73 4697609
Visiting address:
BMC, Husarg. 3

Postal address:
Box 564
751 22 UPPSALA

Short presentation

I am a PhD student at Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University College in the field of Social Welfare and Civil Society, and associated to the Health Services Research group. My background is within political science with a particular interest in the relationship between state and civil society in healthcare. My dissertation project concerns the democratic function of patient organizations in healthcare, in the light of major change processes in healthcare such as individualization and marketization.


Keywords: political representation participation civil society marketization patient involvement patient organizations individualization

Research areas

Interested in the role of civil society in the welfare state.

Present research

Working in the project "Why No Third Sector in Swedish Elder Care" together with Ulrika Winblad Spångberg (Dept. of Public Health and Caring Sciences) and Paula Blomqvist (Dept. of Government)

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Anna Mankell