Search for dissertations about: "Lennart Nygren"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Lennart Nygren.

  1. 1. Adolescent self-reported health in the Umeå region : Associations with behavioral, parental and school factors

    Author : Karina Nygren; Lennart Nygren; Urban Janlert; Curt Hagquist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adolescence; school survey; self-reported health; somatic complaints; stress; norm compliance; parent-adolescent relations; compulsory school; school managers; research utilization; ungdomar; skolenkät; självrapporterad hälsa; somatiska besvär; stress; normföljsamhet; föräldrarelationer; skola; skolområdeschefer; forskningsanvändning;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a quantitative and a qualitative study. The quantitative study (articles I-III) aimed to examine how self-reported health in adolescence is associated with behavioral, parental, and school factors. Through a survey directed at all adolescents in grades 7-9, data were collected in 2005 in a region in northern Sweden (n=5060). READ MORE

  2. 2. Empowering Women in the Middle East by Psychosocial Interventions : Can provision of learning spaces in individual and group sessions and teaching of coping strategies improve women’s quality of life?

    Author : Hamideh Addelyan Rasi; Toomas Timpka; Alireza Moula; Kent Lindqvist; Lennart Nygren; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Background: This study set out to construct a conceptual framework that can be used in social work with women in the Middle East and other settings where women have limited access to resources, which, as a result, limits their decision-making capacity. The framework has both an empirical and a theoretical base. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sport as a Means of Responding to Social Problems : Rationales of Government, Welfare and Social Change

    Author : David Ekholm; Dimitris Michailakis; Magnus Dahlstedt; Yvonne Sjöblom; Lennart Nygren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; social policy; social inclusion; youth; subject formation; citizenship; civil society; community; governmental rationality; Socialt arbete; socialpolitik; social inkludering; ungdom; fostran; medborgarskap; civilsamhälle; gemenskap; styrningsrationalitet;

    Abstract : Sport has been increasingly recognized in social policy as a means of steering social change and as a method for responding to diverse social problems. The present study examines how rationales of social change are formed through ‘sport as a means of responding to social problems’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Protecting Our Children : A comparative study of the dynamics of structure, intervention and their interplay in Swedish child welfare and Canadian child protection

    Author : Evelyn Grace Khoo; Lennart Nygren; Ulf Hyvönen; Gudrun Kristinsdottir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social service; child welfare; child protection; social services; comparative; cross-national; social work; Socialt arbete; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a case study of how two agencies in Umeå, Sweden and Barrie, Canada protect children found in need of child welfare services. The project's purposes are to describe how children are protected from harm in these two contexts, to illuminate the similarities and differences in the child welfare systems reflected at the local level, and explicate the significance of uncovered similarities and differences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adolescents' voices : mental health, self-esteem, sense of coherence, family functioning and life attitudes in Swedish and Greek adolescents

    Author : Spyridoula Levidioti-Lekkou; Lennart Nygren; Bruno Hägglöf; John Tsiantis; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adolescents; Mental Health; Self-esteem; Sense of Coherence; Family; Life Attitudes; and Crosscultural; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : Background: Several factors have been identified as related to mental health in adolescence, such as competences, behavioural/emotional problems, self-esteem, and sense of coherence. Studies also emphasise the importance of family functioning and cultural factors. READ MORE