Search for dissertations about: "Mary C. Brinton"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Mary C. Brinton.

  1. 1. Poor Choices? : On Social Context and the Claiming of Means-tested Benefits

    Author : Carina Mood; Peter M. Hedström; Mary C. Brinton; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation, comprising one theoretical chapter and three self-contained empirical studies, I study how the choice to claim means-tested benefits is affected by the social context. In Chapter 1, Considering Choices, I discuss how sociological research can benefit from taking choices into account, and I review the literature on rational choice theory to assess its relevance as a tool for considering choices in sociology. READ MORE