Karin Gottschall

Karin Gottschall

  • Prof. Dr.
  • Sociology - Gender Relations
  • Centre for Social Policy Research (ZeS)
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • University of Bremen
  • karin.gottschall@uni-bremen.de

Research Interests

  • Sociology of labor markets
  • Social inequality
  • Social policy and education
  • Gender studies

Positions

Since 2013/2014     

Vice Dean

Since 2012     

DFG Fachkollegium, Empirical Social Research

1999 - present     

Full Professor of Sociology, Institute of Sociology and Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS), University of Bremen, Germany

1999 - present     

Head, Department Gender Policy in the Welfare State, Centre for Social Policy Research, University of Bremen, Germany

2012 - End 2015     

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the DJI

2007 - 2008     

Vice Dean, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), University of Bremen, Germany

2006 - 2007     

Co-Director, Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS), University of Bremen, Germany

2004 - 2006     

Director, Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS), University of Bremen, Germany

1995     

Guest Lecturer, Sociology Department, Institute for Advanced Studies Vienna, Austria

1988 - 1996     

Assistant Professor, Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen, Germany

1980 - 1988     

Research Associate, Sociological Research Institute (SOFI), University of Göttingen, Germany


Education & Degrees

1998     

Habilitation (venia legendi) in Sociology, University of Göttingen, Germany

1996 - 1998     

Post-doctoral Fellow, German Science Foundation (DFG), Graduate Program “Gender Relations and Social Change”, University of Dortmund, Germany

1988     

Ph.D., University of Hannover, Germany

1980     

Diploma in Social Sciences, University of Göttingen, Germany


Scholarships, Awards and Honors

1996 - 1998     

Post-doctoral Scholarship, German Science Foundation (DFG), Graduate Program “Gender Relations and Social Change”, University of Dortmund, Germany

1991     

Fulbright Scholarship, Program “American Studies for German Junior Social Scientists”, New York University, New York, USA

1977     

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship, language studies, Universita degli Stranieri, Perugia, Italy


List of the ten most relevant publications

1.     

Gottschall, Karin & Tim Schröder (2013) "Familienlohn" - Zur Entwicklung einer wirkmächtigen Normierung geschlechtsspezifischer Arbeitsleistung, in: WSI-Mitteilungen, 66:3, 161-170

2.     

Schäfer, Andrea, Ingrid Tucci & Karin Gottschall (2012) Top down or bottom up? A cross-national study of vertical occupational sex segregation in twelve european countries, in: Fredrik Engelstad & Mari Teigen (Eds.), Firms, Boards, and Gender Quotas. Comparative Social Research, Comparative Social Research/29, Bingley: Emerald

3.     

Kroos, Daniela & Karin Gottschall (2012) Dualization and Gender in Social Services. The Role of the State in Germany and France, in: Patrick Emmenegger, Silja Häusermann, Bruno Palier & Martin Seeleib-Kaiser (Eds.), The Age of Dualization. The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 100-123

4.     

Tepe, Markus, Karin Gottschall & Bernhard Kittel (2010) A structural fit between states and markets? Public administration regimes and market economy models in the OECD, in: Socio-Economic Review 8:4, 653-684

5.     

Gottschall, Karin (2009) Arbeitsmärkte und Geschlechterungleichheit. Forschungstraditionen und internationaler Vergleich, in: Brigitte Aulenbacher & Angelika Wetterer (Eds.), Arbeit. Perspektiven und Diagnosen in der Geschlechterforschung, 25, Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot, 120-137

6.     

Gottschall, Karin (2009) Der Staat und seine Diener: Metamorphosen eines wohlfahrtsstaatlichen Beschäftigungsmodells, in: Herbert Obinger & Elmar Rieger (Eds.), Wohlfahrtsstaatlichkeit in entwickelten Demokratien. Herausforderungen, Reformen und Perspektiven, Frankfurt/M.: Campus, 461-491

7.     

Walby, Sylvia, Heidi Gottfried, Karin Gottschall & Mari Osawa, Eds. (2007) Gendering the New Economy - Comparative Perspectives, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (paperback 2009)

8.     

Gottschall, Karin (2008) Soziale Ungleichheit. Zur Thematisierung von Geschlecht in der Soziologie, in: Ruth Becker & Beate Kortendiek (Eds.), Handbuch Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung. Theorie, Methoden, Empirie, Geschlecht und Gesellschaft/35, Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 194-202

9.     

Gottschall, Karin (2008) Soziale Dienstleistungen zwischen Informalisierung und Professionalisierung oder: der schwierige Abschied vom deutschen Erbe sozialpolitischer Regulierung, in: Arbeit. Zeitschrift für Arbeitsforschung, Arbeitsgestaltung und Arbeitspolitik, 17:4, 254-267

10.     

Briken, Kendra, Karin Gottschall, Sylvia Hils & Bernhard Kittel (2014) Wandel von Beschäftigung und Arbeitsbeziehungen im öffentlichen Dienst in Deutschland - zur Erosion einer sozialstaatlichen Vorbildrolle, in: Zeitschrift für Sozialreform 60:2, 123-148.


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