Research topics

The Sociology of Diversity Chair focuses on the following research areas:

  • Age and disability
  • Concepts of prevention and rehabilitation
  • Demographic change
  • Disability in society (UN-CRPD, ICF, WHO and intercultural comparisons)
  • Diversity management
  • Health and quality of life
  • Heterogeneity and inclusion
  • Management of social organisations
  • New steering instruments in the assistance for persons with disabilities
  • Professionalisation and human resources
  • Quality management in the areas of rehabilitation education
  • Rehabilitation organisations in a changing world
  • Rehabilitation and technology
  • Resource-oriented rehabilitation
  • Situation and autonomy of persons in need of support
  • Social service and management
  • The personal budget
  • Transformation of social systems and participation of persons with disabilities
  • (Universal) environmental design and community care