Search for dissertations about: "Christine Roman"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Christine Roman.

  1. 1. The care of children : A cross-national comparison of parents’ expectations and experiences

    Author : Anna-Lena Almqvist; Mikael Nordenmark; Thomas P. Boje; Christine Roman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Childcare; Cross-national comparison; Family; Family policy; France; Gender; Parental leave; Qualitative studies; Role expansion theory; Role stress theory; Sweden; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : As a point of departure, this thesis is motivated by the big changes which have taken place in most Western European countries since the 1970s, with an increase in female labour market participation and, to some extent, men’s increased share of the domestic work. There is also a debate as to whether France, having a fairly extensive family support,should be categorised as closer to the Scandinavian countries or together with countries with more restrictive family policy such as Italy and Germany, and thus belonging to the conservative regime cluster as defined by Gösta Esping-Andersen. READ MORE

  2. 2. The importance of trust. : a study of knowledge production of biodiversity

    Author : Karin M Gustafsson; Rolf Lidskog; Christine Roman; Mark Elam; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; trust; knowledge; biological diversity; biodiversity; environmental problems; discourse analysis; Mode-1 Mode-2; SSK; STS; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The loss of biological diversity is one of today’s greatest environmental problems. Scientific knowledge is typically presented as the premise to solve this problem. However, science alone is not sufficient to produce knowledge of biodiversity. Other actors are also involved in knowledge production. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender, Power and Post-Bureaucracy : Work Ideals in IT Consulting

    Author : Helen Peterson; Christine Roman; Ewa Gunnarsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; post-bureaucracy; power; IT consulting; gender; individualisation; work ideal; work narrative; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with work environments defined as post-bureaucratic, and which are characterised by individualisation and a decrease in the employer's formal control. The study shows how the employees in such work contexts are both empowered and disciplined. READ MORE

  4. 4. Seeking Asylum - Finding a Home? A qualitative study on asylum seekers' integration in two different housing contexts

    Author : Lina Sandström; Magnus Boström; Christine Roman; Åsa Wettergren; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Refugee; migration; residence permit; belonging; work; social capital; integration policy; housing policy; segregation; dispersal; Sweden;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to contribute to our sociological understanding of integration by exploring how asylum seekers in Sweden make sense of their own position in relation to the society they are living in. Integration is conceptualised as a mutual process, the end goal of which is equal participation and belonging to a given society. READ MORE