Search for dissertations about: "Discrimination"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 440 swedish dissertations containing the word Discrimination.

  1. 1. Social Hierarchies, Prejudice, and Discrimination

    Author : Alexandra Snellman; Bo Ekehammar; Nazar Akrami; Anders Biel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Social Psychology; Social dominance orientation; Prejudice; Discrimination; Ethnicity; Gender; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on three papers where I examine some aspects of ethnic and gender-based prejudice and discrimination in hierarchical situations. In Paper I, the existence of ethnic hierarchies in Sweden is explored. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Discrimination in Hiring

    Author : Magnus Carlsson; Dan-Olof Rooth; Jan Ekberg; Petter Lundborg; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ethnic discrimination; sex discrimination; sex segregation; correspondence testing; situation testing; field experiments; hiring; job search; exit from unemployment; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays on discrimination in hiring. Essay I (co-authored with Dan-Olof Rooth) present evidence of ethnic discrimination in the recruitment process by sending fictitious applications to real job openings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Discrimination and Corruption

    Author : Gisela Waisman; Torsten Persson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Discrimination; Mobility; Wages; Unemployment; Vacancies; Corruption; Voting; ECB; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four papers, summarized as follows."Do attitudes towards immigrants matter?" analyses the consequences of negative attitudes towards immigrants to Sweden. If attitudes changed from the average level to the most positive level, the wage earned by a well educated immigrant from a non developed country would increase by 12%. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessing Capacity to Decide on Medical Treatment: On Human Rights and the Use of Medical Knowledge in the Laws of England, Russia and Sweden

    Author : Yana Litins'ka; Yana Litins´ka; Mette Hartlev; Lena Wahlberg; Anna-Sara Lind; Uppsala University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Legal capacity; Mental capacity; Decison-making capacity; Capacity assessment; Medical treatment; Consent; Refusal; Right to privacy; Right to life; Discrimination; Right to health; Disability; Decision-making; CRPD; ECHR; Human rights; Mental disorder; English law; Russian law; Swedish law; Somatic care; Psychiatric care; Medicinsk rätt; beslutsförmåga; beslutskompetens; samtycke; vägran; Psykiatrisk vård; Äldre; funktionshinder; Europakonventionen; konventionen om rättigheter för personer med funktionsnedsättning; psykisk störning; Ryssland; England; Sverige; rätten till privatliv; Rätten till liv; Rätten till hälsa; Diskriminering; Komparativ rätt; Mänskliga rättigheter; vetenskap och beprövad erfarenhet; legal capacity; mental capacity; decision-making capacity; capacity assessment; medical treatment; consent; refusal; right to privacy; right to life; discrimination; right to health; disability; decision-making; human rights; mental disorder; somatic care; Medicinsk rätt; Medical Law;

    Abstract : To provide a valid consent to – or refusal of – medical intervention, a patient must be legally capable to decide. This dissertation evaluates and compares when the assessment of mental abilities to refuse – or consent to – somatic medical intervention is required in England, Russia and Sweden, and what criteria must be applied to assess the ability to decide about somatic medical interventions in these legal orders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Discrimination, Sickness Absence, and Labor Market Policy

    Author : Jonas Lagerström; Per-Anders Edin; Peter Fredriksson; Alan B. Krueger; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Economics; Discrimination; Unobserved heterogeneity; Absenteeism; Social experiment; Active labor market policy; Program evaluation; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introduction and four self-contained essays:Essay 1 (with Stefan Eriksson) investigates empirically whether being unemployed per se reduces the probability of getting contacted by a firm. Individuals registered at the Swedish employment offices post their qualifications in a database available to employers over the Internet. READ MORE