Search for dissertations about: "Well-being"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 374 swedish dissertations containing the word Well-being.

  1. 1. Alternative employment and well-being : Contract heterogeneity and differences among individuals

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Claudia Bernhard-Oettel; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Employment contract; temporary work; part-time work; individual characteristics; contract motives; work involvement; job characteristics; work-related attitudes; well-being; health; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The increasing use of temporary and part-time employment in recent decades was initially expected to lead to negative effects for the individual. The empirical evidence, however, has been equivocal and the consequences are therefore still unclear. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unemployment, Employment Commitment and Well-being : The Psychosocial Meaning of (Un)employment among Women and Men

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå univ

    Author : Mikael Nordenmark; Mittuniversitetet.; [1999]
    Keywords : Unemployment; Employment; Psychosocial; Employment Commitment; Well-being; Women; Men; Family; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Business and economics Economics; Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Sociology; Sociologi; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to study the psychosocial meaning of (un)employment among women and men. This is mainly done by analysing employment commitment, or non-financial employment motivation, and mental well-being among a random sample of 3 500 Swedes that were interviewed in the beginning of 1996, when all were unemployed, and then again in the end of 1997, when the labour market situation varied. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making sense : design for well-being

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Sara Ilstedt Hjelm; KTH.; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The theme of this dissertation is the design of IT artefactsfor increased well-being in the home. The goal has been toprovide a better understanding of the coupling between designand health, and to give examples of how to design for increasedwell-being. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning for well being : Studies using the International Adult Literacy Survey

    University dissertation from Stockholm : avdelningen för internationell och jämförande pedagogik

    Author : Richard Desjardins; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lifelong learning; lifewide learning; human capital; literacy skills; International Adult Literacy Survey; benefits of learning; learning outcomes; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis is a collection of five independent but closely related studies. The overall purpose is to approach the analysis of learning outcomes from a perspective that combines three major elements, namely lifelonglifewide learning, human capital, and the benefits of learning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Varying unemployment experiences? : the economy and mental well-being

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mattias Strandh; Umeå universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unemployment; employment; psychosocial; mental well-being; economy; employment commitment; nest-leaving; unemployment benefits;

    Abstract : From being an unemployment success story, Sweden was during the 1990s thrown into a European normality, with apparent high and persistent unemployment. This has made unemployment a central issue in the Swedish public debate as a social problem directly affecting hundreds of thousands of individuals. READ MORE