Jörgen Sparf

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Articles in journals

Sparf, J. & Petridou, E. (2018). Collaborations in Routine Emergency Management : Lessons from Sweden. Procedia Engineering, vol. 212, pp. 302-308.    

Petridou, E. & Sparf, J. (2017). For safety’s sake : the strategies of institutional entrepreneurs and bureaucratic reforms in Swedish crisis management, 2001–2009. Policy & Society, vol. 36: 4, pp. 556-574.    

Sparf, J. (2016). Disability and Vulnerability : Interpretations of Risk in Everyday Life. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, vol. 24: 4, pp. 244-252.  

Guiliani, L. , Revez, A. , Sparf, J. , Jayasena, S. & Faber, M. H. (2016). SOCIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF DISASTER RESILIENCE. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, vol. 20: 3, pp. 277-290.  

Faber, M. H. , Guiliani, L. , Revez, A. , Jayasena, S. , Sparf, J. & Mendez, J. M. (2014). Interdisciplinary Approach to Disaster Resilience Education and Research. Procedia Economics and Finance, vol. 18, pp. 601-609.    

Sparf, J. & Öhman, S. (2014). On Risk and Disability : Investigating the Influence of Disability and Social Capital on the Perception and Digital Communication of risk. Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response, vol. 4: 1, pp. 20-33.

Chapters in books

Sparf, J. (2016). Kunskap och övningar för resiliens. In Katastrofriskreducering : Perspektiv, praktik, potential. Lund : Studentlitteratur AB. pp. 385-412.

Sparf, J. (2015). Trust as an Opportunity in Public Risk and Crisis Management. In At the Crossroads of Crisis and Opportunity : Interdisciplinary Conversations. Inter-Disciplinary Press.

Sparf, J. (2013). The Risk and Crisis Management Relation between Local Authorities and Disabled People. In Finding Opportunities in Crises. Oxford : Inter-disciplinary.net (Probing the Boundaries). pp. 139-148.

Sparf, J. (2013). Trust As An Element Of Public Risk And Crisis Management. In Finding opportunities in crisis. Oxford : Inter-Disciplinary Press.

Sparf, J. (2009). Funktionshindrade och risker. In Risker i det moderna samhället : Samhällsvetenskapliga perspektiv. Lund : Studentlitteratur. pp. 217-236.

Sparf, J. (2009). Organisering av riskhantering. In Risker i det moderna samhället : Samhällsvetenskapliga perspektiv. Lund : Studentlitteratur. pp. 139-168.

Sparf, J. (2009). Risk ur ett systemteoretiskt perspektiv. In Risker i det moderna samhället : Samhällsvetenskapliga perspektiv. Lund : Studentlitteratur. pp. 121-138.

Conference papers

Sparf, J. & Samor, L. (2017). Journeying Rurality - Individuals' Perspectives On Space And Place In The Scandinavian Inland. In INTED Proceedings.. pp. 6873-

Sparf, J. & Petridou, E. (2017). Virtual And Physical Immersion Classroom For Enhanced Learning In The Behavioural And Social Sciences. In INTED2017: 11TH INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE. (INTED Proceedings). pp. 6835-

Sparf, J. & Petridou, E. (2015). Tidal wave: critical junctures, political agency and the shift of crisis management policy in Sweden, 2004-2009. In NEEDS - The First Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies. University of Copenhagen, December 9-11, 2015.

Danielsson, E. & Sparf, J. (2014). Multi-organizational collaboration - A workshop experiment on how different professionals view an incident. In Proceedings of the 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference: Integrative Risk Management - The Role of Science, Technology and Practice, IDRC Davos 2014.. pp. 192--195.

Sparf, J. (2013). The risk and crisis management relation between local authorities and disabled people. Paper presented at the Amsterdam Risk Conference

Sparf, J. (2013). The risk and crisis management relation between local authorities and disabled people. Paper presented at the OPPORTUNITY IN CRISIS Finding Benefits in Difficult Life Events

Sparf, J. (2007). Personal immobility in crises : GPMS - Göteborg Public Management Seminar - on risk and leadership.

Sparf, J. (2007). Risk, Disability and Resources : Sociologi i Sverige i Samtiden. Sveriges Sociologförbund.

Sparf, J. & Öhman, S. (2006). Resources and risk perception : XVI ISA World Congress of Sociology, Durban, South Africa, 23-29 July 2006.

Sparf, J. & Öhman, S. (2006). Risk perception among disabled people in Sweden: The role of social involvement and resources : New Perspectives on Risk Communication Uncertainty in a Complex Society. A Multi-Disciplinary International Research Conference. 31 August - 2 September, 2006 Göteborg, Sweden..

Sparf, J. (2006). Riskteoretiska perspektiv : Sveriges sociologförbunds årsmöteskonferens "Staden och Östeuropa".

Sparf, J. (2005). Information in times of chaos. In European Sociological Association, "Rethinking inequalities" Torun, Poland, 9 - 13 September, 2005.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Sparf, J. (2014). Tillit i samhällsskyddets organisation : Om det sociala gränssnittet i risk- och krishantering mellan kommunen och funktionshindrade. Dis. (Comprehensive summary) Östersund : Mittuniversitetet, 2014 (Mid Sweden University doctoral thesis : 202)  


Sparf, J. , Amaratunga, D. , Faber, M. , Haigh, R. , Indirli, M. , Kaklauskas,, A. , Lill, I. , Perdikou, S. & et al. (2015). Disaster Resilience Education and Research. Roadmap for Europe 2030.    

Sparf, J. (2015). Individens förmåga att ta ansvar för sin egen säkerhet : Särskilt utsatta grupper. Karlstad : Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap    

Danielsson, E. , Sparf, J. , Karlsson, R. & Oscarsson, O. (2015). Sektorsövergripande samverkan vid kriser. Östersund : Mittuniversitetet (RCR Working Paper Series 2015:2).  

Demarin, E. , Danielsson, E. , Eliasson, L. , Johansson, R. , Olofsson, A. , Sparf, J. & Öhman, S. (2010). Samhällsvetenskapliga perspektiv på risk och kris : Uppfattning, kommunikation och organisation..