Search for dissertations about: "Glesbygd"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word Glesbygd.

  1. 1. Contentious countrysides : social movements reworking and resisting public healthcare restructuring in rural Sweden

    Author : Desirée Enlund; Aina Tollefsen; Madeleine Eriksson; Linda Sandberg; Cindi Katz; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; welfare state retrenchment; public healthcare restructuring; contentious politics; social movements; cooperatives; self-organization; social reproduction; Sweden; rural areas; New Public Management; neoliberalism; välfärdsstaten; sjukvårdens omvandling; motstånd; sociala rörelser; kooperativ; självorganisering; social reproduktion; landsbygd; glesbygd; New Public Management; nyliberalism; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi; genusvetenskap; gender studies;

    Abstract : The broader aim of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of the production and reproduction of spatial inequalities following from the restructuring of the public healthcare system. More specifically, by analyzing the contention around healthcare restructuring related to two cases spanning a longer period in northern Sweden, I aim to investigate the changing conditions for healthcare provision in rural and sparsely populated areas, and I explore the forms of collective action that local people engage in to sustain the access to healthcare, as well as how state authorities’ attitudes towards such collective action have shifted. READ MORE

  2. 2. E-health and information- and communication technology (ICT) as support systems for older family caregivers in rural areas

    Author : Madeleine Blusi; Mats Jong; Stefan Sävenstedt; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; caregiver support; e-health; family caregivers; ICT; isolation; rural health; web-camera interviews; anhörigstöd; e-hälsa; informations- och kommunikationsteknologi; IKT; isolering; glesbygd; web-kamera intervjuer;

    Abstract : The overall objective of the thesis was to investigate how older family caregivers in rural areas experienced participation in an e-health based caregiver support system. Participants were 95 caregivers allocated to intervention group (n=63) and control group (n=32). READ MORE

  3. 3. Peer mentoring - A complementary support to persons after an acute myocardial infarction

    Author : Lena Junehag; Marianne Svedlund; Kenneth Asplund; Eva Brink; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : Illness perception; Intervention; Longitudinal; Quality of life; Quasi-experimental; Recovery; Rural; Social support; Intervention; Kvasi-experimentell; Glesbygd; Livskvalitet; Longitudinell; Sjukdomsuppfattning; Social support; Återhämtning;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate the experience of having an acute myocardial infarction in newly afflicted persons living in sparsely populated counties, and whether an intervention with peer mentors would provide support by affecting the perception of illness, health related quality of life and everyday life. The aim was also to describe the support of peer mentors from their perspective and what the mentoring meant to them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Work-related stress among municipal employees in rural northern Sweden

    Author : Sofia Asplund; Britt-Marie Lindgren; Johan Åhlin; Mattias Hedlund; Magnus Åkerström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; experiences; managers; municipal employees; occupational health; organisational and psychosocial work environment; rural area self-rated exhaustion disorder; work-related stress; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: Many rural municipalities in Sweden are facing challenges like depopulation, decreased economy, and difficulties in recruiting staff. Living and working in rural areas may involve adverse working conditions and higher risks of ill-health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Socio-economic dynamics in sparse regional structures

    Author : Örjan Pettersson; Ulf Wiberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Northern Sweden; Norrland; Sparsely populated areas; Countryside; Rural change; Regional development; Forestry; Population; Welfare; Glesbygd-- Sverige -- Norrland; Regional utveckling-- Sverige -- Norrland; Norrland-- sociala förhållanden; Norrland-- ekonomiska förhållanden;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to describe and analyse socio-economic changes in northern Sweden. Focus is on the period 1985-2000. READ MORE