Search for dissertations about: "Lifestyles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 swedish dissertations containing the word Lifestyles.

  1. 1. Use of Pornography and its Associations with Sexual Experiences, Lifestyles and Health among Adolescents

    Author : Magdalena Mattebo; Margareta Larsson; Elisabet Häggström-Nordin; Tanja Tydén; Carl-Göran Svedin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; Pornography; Sexuality; Sexual experiences; Lifestyles; Health; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate pornography consumption and its relation to sexual experiences, lifestyles, health and perceptions of sexuality and pornography. One qualitative study (focus group discussions) and one prospective longitudinal quantitative study (baseline and follow-up questionnaires) are included. READ MORE

  2. 2. Val av livsstil : problemungdomars sätt att hantera verklighet och konstruera identitet

    Author : Stig-Arne Berglund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth dclinquencc. gender; lifestyles; identity; coping; problem youngsters; life history;

    Abstract : The main aim of my dissertation is to understand the different ways problem youngsters cope with reality, construct identity and make choices of lifestyles. From a common starting point, the assessment home, I have by means of continual interviews followed fourteen youngsters, six girls and eight boys, for almost three years in the boundary zone between "the normal life" and "the deviating behaviour". READ MORE

  3. 3. Coming Full Circle? : Return Migration and the Social Mobility on the Bjäre Peninsula 1860-1930

    Author : Magnus C Persson; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Social structures; Båstad; Social and economic history; Bjäre; Contemporary history circa 1800 to 1914 ; Modern historia ca. 1800-1914 ; Social Mobility; Sweden; United States; History; Return Migration; Returnees; Political Activities; Local History; Lifestyles; Emigration; Immigration; Sociala strukturer; Ekonomisk och social historia; Historia;

    Abstract : One million three hundred thousand people left Sweden for America between 1860 and 1930. In the same period, approximately two hundred thousand people returned to Sweden. "Coming Full Circle?" is an analysis of the fate and local impact of the local returnees on the Bjäre peninsula in southern Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Threatened Paradise : Tourism on a Greek Island

    Author : Peter Smekal; Jan Ovesen; Julie Scott; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Greece; Kárpathos; tourism; anti-tourism; tourist typologies; repeat vacationing; tour guides; host-guest relations; festivals; guidebooks; tourist media; Orientalism; lifestyles; social distinctions; Romanticism; nostalgia; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about attitudes and practices of foreign tourists in Ólymbos, a village in the north of the Greek island of Kárpathos. Based upon several periods of fieldwork from 1999 to 2005, it focuses on the discomfort with tourism and the tourist role which is shared by many holidaymakers, and which also can be found in various types of representations of the area. READ MORE

  5. 5. Green consumption energy use and carbon dioxide emission

    Author : Eva Alfredsson; Einar Holm; Neil Swan; Kerstin Westin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; Energy consumption; Carbon dioxide emission; Energy intensity; Carbon intensity; Life cycle assessment; Consumption patterns; Lifestyles; Systems analysis; Microsimulation modelling; Demography; Sustainability; Rebound effects; Substitution effects; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the quantitative potential to reduce energy requirements and CO2 emissions through changed patterns of consumption, given unchanged levels of consumption expenditure. The thesis question is analysed using a systems analysis approach which in this case means that life cycle assessment data on energy requirements and CO2 emissions related to household consumption are combined with a financial and behavioural analysis to make sure that the budget constraint is kept and that both the first and second order effects of adopting a green consumption pattern are analysed. READ MORE