Search for dissertations about: "social roles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 303 swedish dissertations containing the words social roles.

  1. 1. Class and gender in Russian welfare policies : Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges

    Author : Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socialt arbete; Social work; class; gender; welfare policies; social policy; Russia; social work profession; ideology; institutions; culture; actors;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to explore the gendered and classed nature of social work and social welfare in Russia to show how social policy can be a part of and reinforce marginalisation. The overall research question is in what ways class and gender are constructed in Russian social work practice and welfare rhetoric through Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges? In addition, which actors contribute to the constitution of social work values and how this value system affects the agency of the clients? This study focuses on contradictory ideologies that are shaped in discursive formations of social policy, social work training and practice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Submitting to God: Women's islamization in urban Malaysia

    University dissertation from Göteborg University

    Author : Sylva Frisk; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socialantropologi; Social anthropology; anthropology; Malaysia; Islam; religious practice; gender; agency; subjectivity;

    Abstract : This anthropological study addresses issues of subjectivity and agency within the context of pious, Muslim, Malay women's religious practice in urban Malaysia. It investigaes how Malay women come to understand themselves as gendered, religious subjects and, thereby, explores the motivations and meanings that women ascribe to their emergent roles in the religious sphere and within the Islamization process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shifting Subordination : Co-located interprofessional collaboration betweenteachers and social workers

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Intellecta Infolog AB

    Author : Anette Bolin; Högskolan Väst.; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2011]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Educational Sciences Pedagogical Work; Samhällsvetenskap Utbildningsvetenskap Pedagogiskt arbete; Sociology Social Work; Sociologi Socialt arbete; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; Socialt arbete; Social work; interprofessional collaboration; social work; teaching; professions; jurisdiction; subordination; discretion;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to describe and analyse the practice processes involved in colocated interprofessional collaboration. The study took place in a resource school where social workers and teachers collaborate on an everyday basis around children who are both in receiptof special educational support and interventions from social services. READ MORE

  4. 4. About Child Poverty – A Bangladesh's Perspective

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

    Author : Syeda Shahanara Begum; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Child poverty; Bangladesh; Education; Multidimensional deprvation; Intergenerational transmission of poverty; Public services; Corruption; Economic growth; Income inequality; Grounded theory approach;

    Abstract : Taking child poverty into account as an enormous concern on the pathway to human development, the present dissertation aims to examine child poverty’s extent and characteristics, poor children’s views on this issue and their policy recommendation to reduce it. The research questions are: 1) what are the extent and characteristics of child poverty in Bangladesh? 2) What is child poverty? Why and how do children experience it? 3 (a) To what extent and in what respect does child poverty differ between Bangladesh and China? 3 (b) What are the reasons for the differences in child poverty over time between the two countries? 4 ) What is needed to reduce child poverty in Bangladesh according to its principal victims? The present dissertation is based on research mainly with young children aged up to 14 years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender discourses at work : export industry workers and construction workers in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    University dissertation from Department of Peace and Development Research, Göteborg University

    Author : Gunilla Blomqvist; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Freds- och utvecklingsforskning; Peace and development research; gender; gender discourses; development studies; feminist research; export industry; construction industry; working conditions; Tamil Nadu; India;

    Abstract : The worldwide relocation and globalisation of low-value production to countries where labour intensive production is profitable, has led to new patterns of work and mobility, especially for women. In India and Tamil Nadu, the strategies of economic liberalisation and export promotion during the recent decades have created a large export sector of garments and leather industries, which has attracted many women. READ MORE