Search for dissertations about: "Immigration"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 167 swedish dissertations containing the word Immigration.

  1. 16. Interpreting Policy Convergence Between the Left and the Right

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johan Wennström; Elin Wihlborg; Magnus Henrekson; Johan Tralau; Magnus Jerneck; [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

  2. 17. Making the Poor Work: Social Assistance and Activation in Sweden

    University dissertation from School of Social Work, Lund University

    Author : Anders Giertz; [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

  3. 18. Europeans only? essays on identity politics and the European Union

    University dissertation from School of Social Work, Lund University

    Author : Peo Hansen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European identity; European Union; European Commission; identity politics; discourse; discourse analysis; immigration; immigrants; ethnic minorities; culture; ethno-culturalism; citizenship; European citizenship; education; exclusion inclusion; neo-liberalism;

    Abstract : The chief preoccupation of the dissertation revolves around the European Union's project of calling forth a collective sense of "European identity" amongst people in the Union. It focuses specifically on how the European Union's identity politics plays out once the ethnic minorities with immigrant background now living in the Union are brought into view. 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; Barbara Hobson; Fiona Williams; [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. Friendship Dynamics among Adolescents

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Sara Roman; Jens Rydgren; Love Bohman; Filiz Garip; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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