Search for dissertations about: "Ethnic diversity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words Ethnic diversity.

  1. 1. Uniformity or Diversity? : Facing Portrayals of Ganda Religion

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Religionshistoria

    Author : Leuben Njinya-Mujinya; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of religions; Buganda; change; conformity; dissent; diversity; ethnicity; Ganda; Ganda religion; Great Lakes Region; Kabaka; ba lubaale; Luganda; mmandwa; non-conformity; uniformity; Religionshistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This study researches, in a primarily historiographical way, conforming as well as, and in particular, dissenting thought and behavioural dispositions in Ganda religion. It lets the Ganda's existence, by and large, speak for itself on this matter. This occurs in two major ways. READ MORE

  2. 2. Three Faces of Diversity Rhetoric Managerialization, marketing and ambiguity

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Alejandro Leiva; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Diversity; diversity rhetoric; consultants; law; managerialization; ambiguity; marketing; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Over the past decades, the language of diversity management has spread from the US to many parts of the world, including Sweden, where it emerged in the mid 1990’s. Consisting of three papers, this thesis contributes to the field of critical diversity studies by examining the multifaceted character of diversity rhetoric among Swedish diversity consultants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Conflict, Institutions, and Ethnic Diversity

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Pelle Ahlerup; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; earthquakes; economic development; economic growth; ethnicity; ethnic diversity; government effectiveness; human origins; instrumental variables; investment; institutions; nationalism; nation-building; natural disasters; property rights; protectionism; social capital;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of five self-contained papers. Paper 1: Social Capital vs Institutions in the Growth Process Is social capital a substitute or a complement to formal institutions for achieving economic growth? Research on the impacts of social capital and formal institutions on economic development have so far mainly emerged as two distinct …elds. READ MORE

  4. 4. Immigration, Social Cohesion, and the Welfare State Studies on Ethnic Diversity in Germany and Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Tina Goldschmidt; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; welfare state; attitudes; intergroup relations; prejudice; deservingness; diversity; immigration; integration; unemployment; Sweden; Germany; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Can social cohesion and solidarity persist in the face of large-scale migration? One particularly contentious hypothesis states that native majorities will be unwilling to support the provision of government-funded welfare to those whom they do not consider to be part of their own sociocultural ingroup, especially when sociocultural or ethnic otherness and socioeconomic disadvantage overlap. Consequently, majorities’ willingness to accept disadvantaged immigrant groups as legitimate and trusted members of the welfare community is central to the social cohesion of societies diversifying through migration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Representativ byråkrati. En studie om ledande kommunala minoritetsadministratörers företrädarskap

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Nazem Tahvilzadeh; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Representative bureaucracy; representation; advocacy; diversity; public administrators; minority administrators; bureaucrats; public administration; ethnicity; politicization; ethnic conflict; ethnocrats; ethnocracy; municipal administration; local government; governance; analytical dualism; critical realism; Sweden;

    Abstract : The theory of representative bureaucracy suggests that the presence of underprivileged social groups, such as women and ethnic minorities, within the public workforce will lead to a more responsive political process, reflecting a wider range of interests. This theory posits that the social background of the individual public administrator affects their values and policy-preferences. READ MORE