Entries by Elisabeth Funk

MEPYSO at the FIS-Forum in Berlin, 08.-09.10.2019

Also this year, the MEPYSO team was represented at the Forum of Interdisciplinary Social Policy Research (FIS) of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in Berlin. Current work of FIS-funded scientists was presented there under the motto “Dialogue, Strategy and Networking”. Dr. Nadine Reibling, Mareike Ariaans, Stephan Krayter and Philipp Linden presented current […]

MEPYSO at ESPANET Conference in Stockholm, September 5-7, 2019

From September 5th to 7th 2019 the MEPYSO project participated at the ESPANET conference in Stockholm and presented two current research articles: Philipp Linden & Nadine Reibling: Medicalization as alternative path through welfare? Determinants of the transition from unemployment to a medical leave status in the German social policy system. Stephan Krayter & Nadine Reibling: Has […]

MEPYSO at the RC 19 in Mannheim, August 28-30, 2019

The MEPYSO team was represented at the RC19 in Mannheim with the following three contributions: Philipp Linden & Nadine Reibling: Medicalization as alternative path through welfare? Determinants of the transition from unemployment to a medical leave status in the German social policy system. Stephan Krayter & Nadine Reibling: An analysis of the scientific poverty discourse. […]

New Publication in Europe Now: Engine or Breaks? European Welfare States and the Medicalization of Social Problems

As part of the special feature Public Health in Europe a paper by Nadine Reibling was published on the question how the welfare state affects, to what extent doctors and medication are used to deal with social problems. The paper shows that social and health policy are crucial for medicalization processes, e.g. pharmaceutical regulation is […]