Search for dissertations about: "Community work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 601 swedish dissertations containing the words Community work.

  1. 1. Code begets community : On social and technical aspects of managing a virtual community

    Author : Daniel Pargman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mud; community; virtual community; virtual environments; adventure muds game; hobby; hackers; open source; software engineering; Virtuell verklighet; MUD; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : What is reality beyond the hype of virtual communities on the Internet? This Ph. D. thesis is based on three and a half years of studies in a Swedish-speaking adventure mud - a text-based virtual reality system. The focus is not primarily on the players, but on the administrators and on the work to make this virtual community work. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sport as a Means of Responding to Social Problems : Rationales of Government, Welfare and Social Change

    Author : David Ekholm; Dimitris Michailakis; Magnus Dahlstedt; Yvonne Sjöblom; Lennart Nygren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; social policy; social inclusion; youth; subject formation; citizenship; civil society; community; governmental rationality; Socialt arbete; socialpolitik; social inkludering; ungdom; fostran; medborgarskap; civilsamhälle; gemenskap; styrningsrationalitet;

    Abstract : Sport has been increasingly recognized in social policy as a means of steering social change and as a method for responding to diverse social problems. The present study examines how rationales of social change are formed through ‘sport as a means of responding to social problems’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Swedish as multiparty work : Tailoring talk in a second language classroom

    Author : Anna Åhlund; Karin Aronsson; Rickard Jonsson; Numa Markee; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SSL education; language socialization; conversation analysis; identity work; participation; participation frameworks; classroom community; performance; verbal improvisations; alignment; repair work; multiparty talk; peer corrections; tailoring talk; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines classroom conversations involving refugee and immigrant youth in a second language (L2) introduction program, exploring how L2 Swedish emerges as a multiparty accomplishment by both the teacher and the students. Drawing on forty hours of video-recorded Swedish L2 classroom conversations, as well as on observations and informal interviews, it focuses on talk as a form of social action. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychiatric disability in the community : Surveying the social landscape in the post-deinstitutional era

    Author : David Rosenberg; Rafael Lindqvist; Anna Meuwisse; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; psychiatric disability; social model; community mental health; deinstitutionalization; recovery; Disability research; Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a discussion of life in the community for people experiencing psychiatric disabilities in the post-deinstitutional era, with the goal of developing knowledge that can suggest a focus for planning more relevant services and supports. While evaluations of deinsitutionalization have focused on possibilities for providing community, rather than hospital-based services for these individuals, the intention was to support a participatory life in the community, a life defined by much more than just care and treatment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond treatment? : widening the approach to alcohol problems and solutions

    Author : Jan Blomqvist; Douglas Cameron; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The dissertation includes four different studies which, from different points of departure, aim to illuminate problems and prospects of social work with alcohol problems in contemporary Sweden.Paper 1 analyses the historical succession of predominant public images of, and societal responses to, alcohol problems in Sweden during the past century. READ MORE