Search for dissertations about: "Marianne Hedlund"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Marianne Hedlund.

  1. 1. Shaping Justice: Defining the disability benefit category in Swedish social policy

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Marianne Hedlund; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; vård och rehabilitering; Handikappade; social policy; disability; Sweden; welfare state; cultural intepretations; social constructs; discourse analysis; impairment; sickness; Care and help to handicapped; health; Social problems and welfare; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring;

    Abstract : This thesis is about what qualifies to be characterised as disability in Swedish social security legislation and which principles are used to decide who is entitled to social security benefit as disabled. The thesis brings into focus which definitions of needs and criteria that are found 'worthy' and acceptable to include in a disability category in Swedish social policy. READ MORE