Research brief: Homelessness
Publication Homelessness is an extensive societal problem in Sweden, as in many other countries. The situation has worsened over the past 20 years. "Research brief: Homelessness" presents current research on the causes, extent, growth and consequences of homelessness, as well as discusses a number of problems and gaps in knowledge.
Research for socially sustainable development
Publication Research that provides conditions for socially sustainable development needs to be given higher priority in research policy. Otherwise, social challenges regarding health, working life and welfare may hinder the transition to a more sustainable society. This is the key message of Forte's contribution to the government's upcoming research proposal.
Priorities for research on social services – perspectives from users, policy-makers and practitioners
Publication In partnership with the Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services (SBU), Forte has investigated what social services managers, service user organisations and interest …
Research brief: Cannabis – harmless recreation or harmful drug?
Publication Cannabis and its effects on health and society are a much debated topic both in Sweden and internationally. The debate is often defined by polarised rhetoric. This report summarises the current state of knowledge within the field.