Selma Kadi



PhD in Sociology, Teesside University (United Kingdom)


German (mother tongue), English


Phone: +43 1 319 45 05-24


long-term care policy, integrated care, development of long-term care systems, social innovation in long-term care, informal caregiving, unmet care needs, experiences of caregiving and care receiving, migration and long-term care, quality of long-term care, gender inequality and long-term care, participative approaches, qualitative methods, concepts of ageing well, ageing and addiction, concepts of health, technology and ageing, geroethics, ageing and social inequalities, intersectionality


Kadi, S., Ehni, HJ. (2024) Gesundheit als höchstes Gut? Schlagworte des guten Alterns in subjektiven Perspektiven in: Pfaller, L., Schweda, M. (eds) “Successful Aging”? Altern & Gesellschaft. Springer VS, Wiesbaden

Leichsenring, K., Kadi, S., Schmidt, A.E., Staflinger, H. (2023). The Covid-19 Pandemic in Austria: With Special Reference to Migrant Care Workers. In: Aspalter, C. (eds) Covid-19 Pandemic. Springer, Singapore. 

Leichsenring. K., Kadi, S., Simmons, C. (2022). Making the Invisible Visible: The Pandemic and Migrant Care Work in Long-Term Care. Social Sciences 11(8), 326. 

Kadi, S., Rodrigues, R., Kahlert, R., Nigischer, S., Bauer, G. (2022). Does the family care best? Ideals of care in a familialistic care regime. Journal of Social Policy, 1-18. Available online, 30 March.

Van Aerschot, L., Kadi, S., Rodrigues, R., Filipovic Hrast, M. Hlebec, V., Aaltonen, M. (2022). Community-dwelling older adults and their informal carers call for more attention to psychosocial needs – Interview study on unmet care needs in three European countries. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Available online, 4 March 2022.