Search for dissertations about: "Attitudes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1091 swedish dissertations containing the word Attitudes.

  1. 1. Judging the Immigrant : Accents and Attitudes

    Author : Niklas Torstensson; Kirk P. H. Sullivan; Robert Eklund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign accent evaluation; native reactions; attitudes; court interpretation; forensic linguistics; cognitive prototype; legal judgement; Cognitive science; Kognitionsvetenskap; Cognitive science; Kognitionsforskning; Teknik;

    Abstract : Spoken language as a means of communication contains huge amounts of information apart from the linguistic message that is conveyed. It is often the first channel of interaction between people and based on the speaker’s manner of talk, we create a mental image of the speaker as a person, of the speaker’s background, origin and personal qualities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Values and welfare state attitudes : The interplay between human values, attitudes and redistributive institutions across national contexts

    Author : Joakim Kulin; Mikael Hjerm; Stefan Svallfors; Michael Shalev; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Basic human values; attitudes; welfare state; institutions; Europe; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : While there is much research aiming to assess the determinants of welfare state attitudes, there are not many studies focussing on how human values influence attitude formation. This thesis explores the relationship between values and welfare state attitudes across national contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender, Work, and Attitudes

    Author : Andreas Kotsadam; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; parental leave; natural experiments; causality; attitudes; informal care; female labor supply.;

    Abstract : Paper 1: The long term effect of own and spousal parental leave on mothers’ earnings We take advantage of the introduction of a Norwegian parental leave reform in 1993 to identify the causal effect of parental leave on mothers’ long-term earnings. The reform raised the total leave period by seven weeks, but reserved four weeks for the father. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of Students' Attitudes Towards Vocational Education in Jordan

    Author : Ahmed Al-Sa'd; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; attitudes; students attitudes; vocational education; psychometrics; scaling techniques; factor analysis; multiple regression; logistic regression; attitude behaviour relationship;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation consists of the empirical main study and the explorative study. The main goal of the empirical study has been to acquire knowledge about students’ attitudes towards vocational education in Jordan, and to explore the dimensionality of their attitudes as well. READ MORE

  5. 5. Welfare state attitudes in context : local contexts and attitude formation in Sweden

    Author : Ingemar Johansson Sevä; Stefan Svallfors; Jonas Edlund; Joakim Palme; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Welfare state; attitudes; local context; municipalities; multilevel analysis; Sweden; Sociology; Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Welfare state attitudes are often studied from the perspective of the individual's characteristics and/or national or regime-type contexts. This thesis instead seeks explanations for individuals' varying attitudes towards the welfare state at the level of local contexts (municipalities). READ MORE