Search for dissertations about: "educational choice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 swedish dissertations containing the words educational choice.

  1. 1. Educational choices of the future : a sociological inquiry into micro-politics in education

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg ; Department of Sociology and Work Science

    Author : Goran Puaca; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Educational choice; Micro-politics; Want-formation; Habitus; Identity; micro-politics; want-formation; habitus; identity;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how students’ practical considerations for future choices in education and occupations correspond to policy objectives of socially productive educational choices. This is conveyed through the primary aim of analyzing the correspondence between on the one hand educational policy intentions and on the other hand students’ educational choices and the social and cultural conditions that structure them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Different Images of Science - A study of how science is constituted in exhibitions

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg ; Department of Sociology and Work Science

    Author : Eva Davidsson; Malmö University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Malmö University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education Subject didactics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Ämnesdidaktik; Humanities Social Sciences; informal learning; museums; science centres; staff members; learning in informal settings; science exhibitions; exhibition design; exhibition contents; Science centres;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Inom science och technology centre (STC)-rörelsen finns det uttalade mål och ambitioner att öka allmänhetens intresse och förståelse för naturvetenskap. Samtidigt ifrågasätter många forskare de val som görs vad gäller utställningarnas innehåll och hävdar att det är vanligt att en alltför produktorienterad syn på naturvetenskap presenteras. READ MORE

  3. 3. School Leaders' View on Market Forces and Decentralisation Case Studies in a Swedish municipality and an English County

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Pedagogiska institutionen

    Author : Björn Söderqvist; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; catchment area; choice; competition; educational quality; educational restructuring; decentralisation; market forces; school leaders; segregation; vouchers; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education International education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this study is to describe and analyse some of the consequences of market forces and decentralisation in the educational systems of Sweden and England.Since the 1980s, many countries have restructured their educational systems and introduced decentralisation and market forces. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pluralism and unity in education on education for democratic citizenship and personal autonomy in a pluralist society

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Joachim Rosenquist; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pluralism; democratic education; citizenship education; children s rights; autonomy-promotion; school choice; deliberative democracy; political philosophy; educational philosophy; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The overarching theme of this thesis concerns the possibility of balancing the values of unity and pluralism in education in developed nation states characterized by an increasing pluralism when it comes to the beliefs and values of its citizens. The author suggests that democracy has a normative basis in the principle of reciprocity which can be supported in an overlapping consensus by reasonable persons who differ in their moral, religious and philosophical beliefs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inequality in Educational Outcomes : How Aspirations, Performance, and Choice Shape School Careers in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Frida Rudolphi; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; achievement; aspirations; attainment; educational choice; ethnic inequality; performance; social origin; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines different aspects of educational inequalities, drawing on the notion that inequality in educational attainment depends on two separate mechanisms: that children from advantaged social backgrounds perform better at school (primary effects) and tend more than others to choose to continue in education given performance (secondary effects).Study I shows that the long-term decrease in social class inequality in the transition from compulsory to academic upper secondary education since the middle of the mid-20th century up to the late 1990s, seems to be related to both declining primary and secondary effects. READ MORE