Search for dissertations about: "History of Childhood"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 swedish dissertations containing the words History of Childhood.

  1. 1. Sinners and citizens : bestiality and homosexuality in Sweden 1880-1950

    Author : Jens Rydström; George Chauncey; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; gay and lesbian history; gender; sodomy; homosexuality; bestiality; sexual history; modernity; welfare state; Swedish history; queer theory; medical discourse; legal discourse; Homosexualitet; attityder; historia; Sverige; 1800-talet; 1900-talet; historia; History;

    Abstract : This study is based on an analysis of more than 2,300 court cases concerning acts of bestiality and same-sex sexuality in rural and urban Sweden 1880-1950. Other written sources are forensic psychi-atric statements, mental hospital records, material from the Swedish Sex Reform movement, news-papers and scientific journals, and minutes of the Swedish Parliament and its subcommittees. READ MORE

  2. 2. Childhood Without Children : Ian McEwan and the Critical Study of the Child

    Author : Katherina Dodou; Sara Danius; Jakob Lothe; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; representations of childhood in fiction; Ian McEwan; childhood studies; figuration; the British novel; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This study has a twofold ambition. First, it offers a new perspective on Ian McEwan’s works by focusing on his treatment of childhood. Second, by using McEwan’s writing as an example, it seeks to challenge the current critical preoccupation with childhood in the novel in terms solely of child characters. READ MORE

  3. 3. Early life origins of health and well-being in modern Sweden

    Author : Serhiy Dekhtyar; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; demography; health; developmental origins; early life hypothesis; Barker hypothesis; life course; intergenerational mobility; entry into motherhood; childhood cognitive ability; dementia; 20th century Sweden; register data;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine the role of early life environments for a variety of individual-level health and socioeconomic outcomes in contemporary Sweden. Ever-expanding human lifespans have contributed to the emergence of novel socio-health phenomena confronting contemporary Swedish society. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Negotiable Child : The ILO Child Labour Campaign 1919-1973

    Author : Marianne Dahlén; Rolf Nygren; Mats Kumlien; Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark; Per Nilsén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Legal history; child labour; childhood history; childhood studies; labour law; children s rights; children and work; minimum age; International Labour Organisation; international labour law; ILO minimum age campaign; ILO; Rättshistoria; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK; Rättshistoria; Legal History and Sociology of Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the Conventions and Recommendations to regulate the minimum age for admission to employment between the years 1919 and 1973 – the ILO minimum age campaign. The adoption process has been studied in its chronological and historical context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prevalence of gender violence : studies of four kinds of abuse in five Nordic countries

    Author : Katarina Swahnberg; Jerker Liljestrand; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : BackgroundAbuse against women causes much suffering for the individual and is a major public health problem. The general aims of the present studies were I. to validate the NorVold Abuse Questionnaire (NorAQ) in a randomised population sample, and 2. READ MORE