Search for dissertations about: "Labor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 535 swedish dissertations containing the word Labor.

  1. 1. Just Labor : Labor Ethic in a Post-Soviet Reindeer Herding Community

    Author : Vladislava Vladimirova; Hugh Beach; Piers Vitebsky; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Cultural anthropology; labor ethic; reindeer herding; ethnic obshchina; postsocialism; sovkhoism; Kola Peninsula; Russian Sami; Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This book explores the main ethical norms that influence labor in reindeer herding in the European part of the Russian North (Murmansk Region). It is based on the assumption that Soviet ideological discourse of labor has been reinterpreted in practice, and has shaped specific patterns of work that may seem contradictory to their official source. READ MORE

  2. 2. Home, Job and Space : Mapping and Modeling the Labor Market

    Author : John Östh; Bo Malmberg; Lena Magnusson; Stewart Fotheringham; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social and economic geography; GIS; ELMO; Estimated Labor Market Outcome; Estimated Labour Market Outcome; Accessibility; Access; Job Accessibility; Place; Employment; Unemployment; Labour; Labor; Labor Market; Labour Market; Topology; Local Labour Market Area; Modelling; Modeling; Spatial Modelling; Spatial Modeling; Spatial Mismatch; SMH; Mismatch; Commuting; Regionalization; Geography; Population Geography; Economic Geography; Time-geography; Space; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : How does space affect individuals’ outcome on the labor market? And how do we measure it? Beyond the notion of the labor market as a system of supply and demand, lays a society of individuals and workplaces, whose relationships are undeniably complex. This thesis aims to shed some new light on how to investigate and analyze the complex labor market relationships from a spatial perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empty Labor : Subjectivity and Idleness at Work

    Author : Roland Paulsen; Patrik Aspers; Mats Alvesson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; organizational misbehavior; workplace resistance; slacking; simulation; cyberloafing; critical theory; sabotage; time waste; instrumental reason; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This thesis is about how and why employees spend large proportions of their working hours on empty labor, i.e. private activities on the job. It is written against the backdrop of a highly debated subject within critical theory, namely the possibility of individuals resisting taken-for-granted power asymmetries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Railroading and Labor Migration : Class and Ethnicity in Expanding Capitalism in Northern Minnesote, the 1880s to the mid 1920s

    Author : Jimmy Engren; Lars Olsson; Leslie Page Moch; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Labor Migration; Immigration History; Swedish-America; Svensk-Amerika; Labor History; Minnesota; Welfare Capitalism; Hegemony; Capitalism; ethnic history; railroad; Socialism; community study; ethnic division of labor; Swedish workers; Swedish immigrants; political economy; Anglo-American; immigrant radicalism; History; Historia; Historia; History;

    Abstract : In the 1880s, capitalism as a social and economic system integrated new geographic areas of the American continent. The construction of the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad (D&IR), financed by a group of Philadelphia investors led by Charlemagne Tower and later owned by the US Steel was part of this emerging political economy based on the exploitation of human and material resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Labor Economics : The Role of Government in Labor Supply Choices

    Author : Niklas Blomqvist; Peter Skogman Thoursie; Martin Olsson; Björn Tyrefors; Spencer Bastani; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Involuntary Part-time Employment; Labor Supply; Tax Elasticity; Refugees; Immigration; Integration; Natural Resource Extraction; Family Resources; Health; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : "Right to Work Full-time" Policies and Involuntary Part-time EmploymentThis paper investigates the effect of right to full-time policies implemented to decrease involuntary part-time work for public care workers employed by Swedish municipalities. Taking advantage of a staggered decision process, these policies are evaluated using a difference-in-differences approach. READ MORE