Search for dissertations about: "Compulsory Schooling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words Compulsory Schooling.

  1. 1. Att säkra framtidens skördar : Barndom, skola och arbete i agrar miljö : Bolstad pastorat 1860-1930

    Author : Mats Sjöberg; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : This study deals with the interpretation and explanation of organized resistance to prolonged compulsory schooling in agrarian settings in Sweden at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century. The area of investigation is the four parishes of Bolstad in Western Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays in Empirical Labor Economics

    Author : Thomas Hofmarcher; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; health; vacation; holiday; working time; poverty; education; compulsory schooling; social exclusion; household specialization; sexual orientation; same-sex couples;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to empirical research in labor economics. It consists of three self-contained papers.The first paper, The Effect of Paid Vacation on Health: Evidence from Sweden, analyzes the causal effect of paid vacation on health. READ MORE

  3. 3. Compulsory Schooling in a Decentralized Setting: Studies of the Swedish Case

    Author : Åsa Ahlin; Sören Blomquist; Magnus Wikström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1 (with Eva Johansson) investigates the demand for local public schooling using survey data, a method previously never applied to Sweden. Estimating a demand specification corresponding to that in U.S. studies, more elastic demand than in the U. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Parent–Teacher Encounter : A (mis)match between habitus and doxa

    Author : Maria Mersini Pananaki; Carina Carlhed Ydhag; Meeri Hellstén; Petra Roll Bennet; Unn-Doris K. Bæck; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; parent–teacher encounter; social practice; parental school capital; collaboration; habitus; doxa; schooling field; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to study how parents and teachers experience their encounter and how they negotiate their positions in the field of schooling with respect to legitimate knowledge claims about the child and the ideal form of home–school collaboration. The aim is operationalised through the following research questions: 1) How do parents and teachers utilise their social and cultural resources in their encounters? 2) How can certain resources function as forms of capital in relation to different practices in the field? 3) What practices do teachers and parents employ to preserve and/or subvert their relative positions in their encounters?  The theoretical framework is grounded in Pierre Bourdieu’s theory of practice and the main conceptual tools are habitus, capital and doxa. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies in Human Capital, Ability and Migration

    Author : Martin Nordin; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; economic theory; ethnic segregation; school effect; Economics; econometrics; ethnic discrimination; productive skills; cognitive ability; test score; immigrant; second generation immigrant; educational attainment; wages; return to schooling; incomes; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonometri; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory chapter followed by four separate papers. The papers deal with various aspects of human capital, ability and migration. READ MORE