Search for dissertations about: "Immigration"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 152 swedish dissertations containing the word Immigration.

  1. 16. Muslim Rights and Plights. The Religious Liberty Situation of a Minority in Sweden

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Jonas Alwall; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theology; Religious Culture; Religious Minorities; Muslims; Islam; Integration; Immigrant Policy; Immigration; Minority Rights; Religious liberty; Human Rights; Teologi; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the religious liberty situation of the Muslim minority in Sweden. The Muslim minority has grown considerably in recent decades as a consequence of labour and refugee immigration of a large scale, which has caused a change in Swedish society from an etnically, culturally and religously homogeneous situation to one of a significant heterogeneity. READ MORE

  2. 17. Immigration: Policies, Mobility, and Integration

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Cristina Bratu; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Essay I: Labor immigration is an important tool that countries can use to address labor shortages. The design of labor immigration policies may affect flows and the composition of immigrant workers, which can, in turn, have an effect on firms and workers in the host country. READ MORE

  3. 18. Interpreting Policy Convergence Between the Left and the Right

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johan Wennström; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hedgehog–fox metaphor; Immigration; Moderate Party; Moral foundations; Policy convergence; School choice; Social Democracy; Thought collectives;

    Abstract : This dissertation is made up of four essays that address major problems in the policy areas of education and immigration in Sweden and an introductory essay that offers an overarching analysis of the results of the four individual studies. The first three essays analyze the significant decline in quality of elementary and secondary education since the late 1990s from three different angles: the decline in teachers’ working conditions and status (Essay I), the deficiencies in the regulatory framework of Sweden’s system of school competition between public and for-profit providers of education (Essay II), and the prescribed view of knowledge in Swedish schools (Essay III). READ MORE

  4. 19. Negotiating Social Membership Immigrant Claims-Making Contesting Borders and Boundaries in Multi-Ethnic Europe

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Zenia Hellgren; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Migration; Immigration; Social Membership; Claims-making; Contentious politics; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The concept of social membership is the mainframe for this dissertation, which encompasses four independent articles that approach the boundaries of social membership from different perspectives. Empirically, the focus lies on mobilizing groups that demand an extension of rights and/or inclusion for documented and undocumented immigrants in two European immigration countries: Sweden and Spain. READ MORE

  5. 20. Making the Poor Work: Social Assistance and Activation in Sweden

    University dissertation from School of Social Work, Lund University

    Author : Anders Giertz; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unemployment; social assistance; activation; welfare-to-work; marginalisation; social exclusion; Social problems and welfare; immigration; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring;

    Abstract : Management of poor relief and work demands have been controversial questions in social policy during the workhouse era of the nineteenth century as well as in current discussions on social assistance and activation of recipients. The first part contains a discussion on the concepts of poverty, marginalisation, and social exclusion, and continues with an overview of activation policies for recipients of social assistance. READ MORE