Search for dissertations about: "Mats Thorslund"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Mats Thorslund.

  1. 1. Do You Have a TV? : Negotiating Swedish Public Service through 1950's Programming, "Americanization," and Domesticity

    Author : Tove Thorslund; Jan Olsson; Pelle Snickars; Mats Björkin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; television history; cultural history; public service; 1950s; television programming; intermediality; simulcast; program format; transnational; Americanization; domesticity; television set as furniture; everyday life; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a cultural history of early Swedish television. The focus is on the investigation of 1950s programming, intermedial connections, processes of “Americanization,” and domestic, socio-cultural change in direct relation to the new medium. READ MORE

  2. 2. Demographics and Future Needs for Public Long Term Care and Services among the Elderly in Sweden : The Need for Planning

    Author : Ilija Batljan; Mats Thorslund; Joakim Palme; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ageing; planning; demographic projections; health status; mortality; educational composition; last years of life; Older people and ageing; Äldre och åldrande; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Long term care and social services (LTCaS) for older people are an important part of the Scandinavian welfare state. The fast growing number of elderly people in Sweden has caused many concerns about increases in future needs (and particularly costs) of age-related social programs such as LTCaS. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living conditions in old age: Coexisting disadvantages across life domains

    Author : Josephine Heap; Carin Lennartsson; Mats Thorslund; Peter Dellgran; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Old age; Living conditions; Welfare; Deprivation; Coexisting disadvantages; Inequality; Longitudinal analysis; Trends; Sweden; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to analyse coexisting disadvantages in the older Swedish population. Coexisting disadvantages are those that occur simultaneously in various life domains. READ MORE

  4. 4. Carers in the Welfare State : On Informal Care and Support for Carers in Sweden

    Author : Magnus Jegermalm; Mats Thorslund; Jan-Håkan Hansson; Julia Twigg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal care; support; old age care; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The general aim of this dissertation is to describe and analyse patterns of informal care and support for carers in Sweden. One specific aim is to study patterns of informal care from a broad population perspective in terms of types of care and types of carer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gotta survey somebody : Methodological challenges in population studies of older people

    Author : Susanne Kelfve; Carin Lennartsson; Mats Thorslund; Mark D Hayward; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Population studies; Older people; Representativeness; Survey design; Non-response; Sample selection; Selective attrition; Social inequality; Health outcomes; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Conducting representative surveys of older people is challenging. This thesis aims to analyze a) the characteristics of individuals at risk of being underrepresented in surveys of older people, b) the systematic errors likely to occur as a result of these selections, and c) whether these systematic errors can be minimized by weighting adjustments. READ MORE