Search for dissertations about: "Jenny Torssander"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Jenny Torssander.

  1. 1. Equality in Death? How the Social Positions of Individuals and Families are Linked to Mortality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Jenny Torssander; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health inequality; mortality; socioeconomic factors; education; social class; social status; income; marital partner; intergenerational; child-parent relationship; cause of death; Sweden; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Socioeconomic positions of individuals are clearly associated with the chances of living a healthy long life. In four empirical studies based on Swedish population registers, two topics are examined in this thesis: The relationships between different indicators of social position and mortality, and the importance of family members’ socioeconomic resources for the survival of the individual. READ MORE