Search for dissertations about: "Iceland crisis"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Iceland crisis.

  1. 1. Culture, Conflict and Crises in the Icelandic Fisheries : An Anthropological Study of People, Policy and Marine Resources in the North Atlantic Arctic

    Author : Níels Einarsson; Hugh Beach; Rob van Ginkel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; environmental perceptions; fisheries governance; fishing culture; common property resources; economic crisis; human and animal rights; Iceland; marine-mammal conservation; privatization; whale watching; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis is offered as a contribution to studies of social and cultural change in the Icelandic fisheries and fishing communities. Such changes may be seen as a result of the interplay of internal dynamics with both national and global forces and processes, not least with regard to the impacts of fisheries governance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond a Second Demographic Transition? Fertility and family dynamics in Iceland

    Author : Ari Klængur Jónsson; Gunnar Andersson; Gerda Neyer; Daniele Vignoli; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Family demography; Fertility; Family formation; Cohabitation; Nonmarital childbearing; Marriage; Marital dissolution; Iceland; demografi; Demography;

    Abstract : This thesis serves to bring Iceland into the realm of Nordic family-demographic and fertility research. Based on event-history techniques applied to Iceland longitudinal register data, I provide an overview of contemporary family-demographic trends during the last few decades. The thesis consists of four empirical studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Child welfare and professionalization

    Author : Guðrún Kristinsdóttir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child; child welfare; children s rights; contradictions; family; foster care; Iceland; local community; professionalization; social policy; social work; welfare state; Barnomsorg; Island; Ungdomsvård; välfärdspolitik;

    Abstract : This study deals with the qualities of professionalization of public child welfare. Its relationto general social policy is emphasized. The potentials of welfarism are explored as a part ofthe study of crisis of legitimacy and rationality prevalent in welfare systems. READ MORE