Search for dissertations about: "Childhood sociology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words Childhood sociology.

  1. 1. Setting the scene for life. Longitudinal studies of early social disadvantage and later life chances : Department of Sociology

    Author : Bitte Modin; Diana Kuh; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the long-term life chances of children brought up under various conditions in Sweden during the first half of the twentieth century. The main purpose is to examine the consequences of children’s early family environment for later educational career, and ultimately, for their mortality risk at different stages of the life-course. READ MORE

  2. 2. Taking Part on Equal Terms? : Associations between Economic Resources and Social Participation among Swedish Adolescents

    Author : Simon Hjalmarsson; Carina Mood; Peter Fallesen; Stephanie Plenty; Lawrence M. Berger; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peer relationships; Social relationships; Friendships; Peer rejection; Bullying victimization; Extracurricular activities; Organised leisure activities; Structured leisure activities; Adolescence; Youth; Childhood; School; Economic resources; Material deprivation; Disposable household income; Child poverty; Sociometric data; Network data; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation contains four empirical studies examining associations between economic resources and social participation among Swedish adolescents. All four studies draw data from a school-based survey covering a nationally representative sample of the 2010 cohort of Swedish eighth-grade students. READ MORE

  3. 3. Somali-Swedish Girls - The Construction of Childhood within Local and Transnational Spaces

    Author : Gunnel Mohme; Nihad Bunar; Kerstin von Brömssen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Somali diaspora; Somali-Swedish girls; Childhood sociology; School choice strategies; Muslim-profiled schools; Transnational social spaces; Transnational communities; Social constructionism; Duality of structure; Family Change Theory; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis explores diaspora experiences among Somali-Swedish parents and their daughters where the girls are enrolled in a Muslim-profiled school. The thesis uses migration theory with a transnational perspective, with findings that depart from the traditional view of migrants’ rootedness in a single country. READ MORE

  4. 4. Childhood class, body height and adult health : studies on the relationship between childhood social class, adult height and illness and mortality in adulthood

    Author : Maria Nyström Peck; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Body height; Health status; Mortality; Morbidity; Social class; Social medicine; Mortalitet; Hälsa; Klasskillnader; Sverige; Sociala förhållanden; Kroppslängd;

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  5. 5. Educational and Occupational Careers in a Swedish Cohort

    Author : Cecilia von Otter; Kenneth Nelson; Sten-Åke Stenberg; Sonja Drobnic; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; occupation; aspiration; stratification; longitudinal; Sweden; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis includes four empirical studies investigating factors related to educational and occupational careers in a Swedish cohort born in 1953. Data from the longitudinal “Stockholm Birth Cohort study” (SBC) are used. In Studies I & II I investigate educational careers among children whose parents were interviewed as part of the SBC study. READ MORE