Search for dissertations about: "Empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 241 swedish dissertations containing the word Empowerment.

  1. 1. Empowerment : a question about democracy and ethics in everyday life : ICT and empowering relationship as support for persons with intellectual disabilities

    Author : Karin Renblad; Jane Brodin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information management; Communication; Mentally disabled persons; Personer med psykisk funktionsnedsättning; delaktighet i samhället; Personer med psykisk funktionsnedsättning sociala nätverk; Informationsteknik;

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  2. 2. Seeking empowerment : asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan in Sweden

    Author : Jonny Bergman; Lars Dahlgren; Åsa Gustafson; Peo Hansen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; asylum-seekers; refugees; refugee migration; empowerment; grounded theory; constructionist grounded theory; Afghanistan; Swedish asylum policy; Sociology; Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to contribute to the understanding of how asylum-seeking refugees manage their lives in the situation they are in, a situation in which they are dependent and have to wait for decisions on whether or not they will get to stay in the country in which they have made their application for asylum.  The elaboration upon these questions and the purpose of the study is approached through a field study of asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Sociology of Empowerment : The Relevance of Communicative Contexts for Workplace Change

    Author : Linda Weidenstedt; Charlotta Stern; Jens Rydgren; Jean Bartunek; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; empowerment; disempowerment; paradox of empowerment; empowerment orientation; human resource management; organizational behavior; psychological contract; sociological theory; communication; interaction; quantitative survey study; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Empowerment has been a popular concept in management and leadership practice and research for more than forty years. The intentions behind empowerment at the workplace are positive: empowered employees should experience a greater degree of influence, decision-making latitude, and meaningfulness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards feminist health empowerment for self-testing apps : testing for dementia

    Author : Alexandra Kapeller; Jelmer Brüggemann; Lisa Guntram; Kristin Zeiler; Federica Lucivero; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Self-testing apps; MHealth; Empowerment; Phenomenology; Dementia; Självtest-appar; Mobilhälsa; Empowerment; Fenomenologi; Demens;

    Abstract : Health empowerment, the idea to enable people to assume more control over their health decisions, has been a buzzword in health care organisation and has recently received even more attention through the popularisation of mobile health (mHealth) apps. One form of mHealth are self-testing apps, which offer users to test themselves for medical conditions as severe as dementia and Parkinson’s disease. READ MORE

  5. 5. Designing for Online Youth Counselling : Empowerment through Design and Participation

    Author : Sofia Lundmark; Ann-Carita Evaldsson; Gustav Lymer; Åsa Mäkitalo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Empowerment; Participation; Design practice; Participatory design projects; Norm-critical design; Norms in design; Ethnography; Ethnomethodology; Online youth counselling; Pedagogik; Education; Patologi; Pathology; Patologi; Pathology;

    Abstract : More and more people are using the internet to access various societal functions. In recent years, municipalities and private enterprises have increasingly begun to explore and develop internet-based services to support public health in general and to disseminate health information in particular. READ MORE