Search for dissertations about: "social roles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 323 swedish dissertations containing the words social roles.

  1. 1. Managing social work Organisational conditions and everyday work for managers in the Swedish social services

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of social work, Stockholm University

    Author : Emelie Shanks; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; managers; social work management; social work administration; social work leadership; human service management; managerialism; marketisation; New Public Management; organisational conditions; social services; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The personal social services in Sweden have undergone major changes during recent decades, partly due to the reforms caused by the influence of New Public Management (NPM) and partly due to the trend towards greater specialisation. These changes have had consequences for both social work management and for social work practice. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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 : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  3. 3. Shell Age Economics: Marine Gathering in the Kingdom of Tonga, Polynesia

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Thomas Malm; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cosmology; chieftainship; demography; marine tenure systems; tragedy of the commons ; seaweeds; marine invertebrates; gender roles; indigenous knowledge; maritime anthropology; Tongans; Tonga; Oceania; Polynesia; totemism; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This monograph analyses marine gathering in the Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga from ecological, social and cognitive perspectives. The overarching issues explored are (1) the significance of marine gathering in the past and present, (2) how seaweeds and marine invertebrates have been perceived, classified, named and used, (3) how they have been implicated in social relations, and (4) how the integration of the islands into the modern world system has affected the marine environment and the exploitation of its resources. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    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

  5. 5. The Rationale of Taking Social Responsibility: Social Embeddedness of Business Owners in Uganda

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Malin Nystrand; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social responsibility; business; business owners; social embeddedness; Uganda; moral economy; SME; development; Africa; private sector;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to the research on small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) in Africa. It focuses on resource redistributions in social groups, a practice that often has been seen as an obstacle to business development in the African context. READ MORE