Search for dissertations about: "Friendships"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the word Friendships.

  1. 1. Taking Part on Equal Terms? : Associations between Economic Resources and Social Participation among Swedish Adolescents

    Author : Simon Hjalmarsson; Carina Mood; Peter Fallesen; Stephanie Plenty; Lawrence M. Berger; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peer relationships; Social relationships; Friendships; Peer rejection; Bullying victimization; Extracurricular activities; Organised leisure activities; Structured leisure activities; Adolescence; Youth; Childhood; School; Economic resources; Material deprivation; Disposable household income; Child poverty; Sociometric data; Network data; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation contains four empirical studies examining associations between economic resources and social participation among Swedish adolescents. All four studies draw data from a school-based survey covering a nationally representative sample of the 2010 cohort of Swedish eighth-grade students. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Other Guys Don't Hang Out Like This" : Gendered Friendship Politics Among Swedish, Middle-Class Men

    Author : Klara Goedecke; Roger Klinth; Jenny Björklund; Jeff Hearn; Sasha Roseneil; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Masculinity; men; gender; friendship; male friendship; intimacy; disclosing intimacy; conversations; self-development; lads; emotion work; positioning; queer temporalities; friendship temporalities; homosociality; gender equality; Sweden; interview interaction; qualitative interviews; cross-sex interviews; politics; gender politics; masculine positions; middle-class; class; niceness; homophobia; Manlighet; män; genus; genusforskning; vänskap; manlig vänskap; intimitet; samtal; personlig utveckling; grabbar; grabbighet; emotionellt arbete; homosocialitet; könsroller; jämställdhet; Sverige; intervjuinteraktion; kvalitativ metod; forskningsmetodik; queer temporalitet; vänskapstemporalitet; intervjuinteraktion; intervjuer med män; politik; genuspolitik; maskulina positioner; medelklass; klass; svenskhet; trevlighet; homofobi; Genusvetenskap; Gender Studies;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis is to deepen the understanding of men’s friendships, in relation to gender, sexuality, power, masculine positions, feminisms and gender equality. The thesis draws upon in-depth interviews conducted individually and with pairs of men, between 25 and 49 years old, predominantly well-educated, white, straight and working white-collar or cultural jobs, twenty in total. READ MORE

  3. 3. Watching women, falling women : Power and dialogue in three novels by Margaret Atwood

    Author : Katarina Gregersdotter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Atwood; cyborg; dialogics; dualism; falling; femininity; feminism; friendship; gender studies; literature analysis; mobility; place; power; storytelling; watching; water; women;

    Abstract :  This study examines the three novelsCat s Eye, The Robber Bride, and Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood. It focuses on the female characters and their relationships to each other: Their friendships are formed in a patriarchally structured environment and are therefore arenas for defending and controlling the norms of such a structure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Friendship Dynamics among Adolescents

    Author : Sara Roman; Jens Rydgren; Love Bohman; Filiz Garip; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; social network dynamics; friendship; adolescent; immigration; ethnic background; religiosity; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The study of social networks has become well established in social science. As part of this development, the past several decades have seen an increasing interest in adolescent social relations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Knowing me, knowing you : Mentalization abilities of children who use augmentative and alternative communication

    Author : Annette (Anett) Sundqvist; Jerker Rönnberg; Charlotta Plejert; Susan Balandin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Mentalization; active participation; social networks; children who use augmentative and alternative communication; Mentaliseringsfömåga; sociala nätverk; aktivt deltagande; barn som använder sig av alternativ och kompletterande kommunikation; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated several components important to the understanding of mentalization for children who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). The result of the thesis demonstrated that non-verbal mental age correlated significantly with mentalization tasks, and that the participants did not significantly differ compared to a nonverbal age-matched group of children without disabilities. READ MORE