Search for dissertations about: "Christina Garsten"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Christina Garsten.

  1. 1. Apple world : core and periphery in a transnational organizational culture

    Author : Christina Garsten; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Apple Computer; Interkulturell kommunikation; Organisationssociologi;

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  2. 2. Illegal yet Licit : Justifying Informal Purchases of Work in Contemporary Sweden

    Author : Lotta Björklund Larsen; Christina Garsten; Michael Blim; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; service economy; informal work; reciprocity; justification; tax; Sweden; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : Svart arbete, informal purchases of work, is a widely debated societal phenomenon in Sweden. It is often seen as detrimental to contemporary welfare society, eroding taxpaying morals, fair competition and solidarity with fellow citizens. Acknowledged as wrong, it is in many instances also an acceptable and commonplace exchange practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. Small-Small : Moral Economy and the Marketspace in Northern Ghana

    Author : Ulrik Jennische; Christina Garsten; Johan Lindquist; Sten Hagberg; Dinah Rajak; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ghana; small-scale trade; moral economy; informality; space and place; citizenship; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : Over the past decade, the Ghanaian government has tried to include and accommodate the many people working in the so-called informal economy. This formalization process is in line with a global market-driven development discourse. READ MORE

  4. 4. Opening the Orange Envelope : Reform and Responsibility in the Remaking of the Swedish National Pension System

    Author : Anette Nyqvist; Christina Garsten; Douglas R. Holmes; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; national pension system; welfare state reform; governance; political technology; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : A national pension system, like most large government policies, does many things, some of which involve governing the population and steering citizens in certain directions. This study, on the transformation of Sweden’s national pension system, sheds light on who the actors involved at different sites and levels in the policy process are, what they do, and how they do it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Standardizing Civil Society : Interpreting Organizational Development in the Tension Between Instrumentalism and Expressivism

    Author : Ola Segnestam Larsson; Bengt Kristensson Uggla; Lars Svedberg; Christina Garsten; Ersta Sköndal högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This book focuses on empirical phenomenon of organizational development, which seems to be trusted as the solution to many problems in civil society and the key to ‘the good society’. But can organizational development fulfil such expectations?As civil society becomes increasingly prominent in local struggles, national debates, and international politics, scholars are paying attention to how it should be promoted and developed. READ MORE