Search for dissertations about: "Mattias Strandh"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Mattias Strandh.

  1. 1. Varying unemployment experiences? : the economy and mental well-being

    Author : Mattias Strandh; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unemployment; employment; psychosocial; mental well-being; economy; employment commitment; nest-leaving; unemployment benefits;

    Abstract : From being an unemployment success story, Sweden was during the 1990s thrown into a European normality, with apparent high and persistent unemployment. This has made unemployment a central issue in the Swedish public debate as a social problem directly affecting hundreds of thousands of individuals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Yesterday once more? Unemployment and health inequalities across the life course in northern Sweden

    Author : Anna Brydsten; Miguel San Sebastian; Anne Hammarström; Mattias Strandh; Per-Olof Östergren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; unemployment; life course; long-term health consequences; health inequity; national unemployment rates; neighbourhood unemployment rates; northern Sweden; arbetslöshet; livslopp; långsiktiga hälsokonsekvenser; ojämlikhet i hälsa; nationella arbetslöshet; arbetslöshet i bostadsområdet; norra Sverige; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; socialmedicin; Social Medicine;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground. It is relatively well established in previous research that unemployment has direct health consequences in terms of mental and physical ill health. Recently, knowledge has emerged indicating that unemployment can lead to economic consequences that remain long after re-establishment in the labour market. READ MORE

  3. 3. Non-market outcomes of education : the long-term impact of education on individuals' social participation and health in Sweden

    Author : Annica Brännlund; Mattias Strandh; Madelene Nordlund; Elaine Unterhalter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : education; non-market outcomes; agency; voice; health behaviour; psychological distress; longitudinal design; capability approach; Sweden; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : In research, it is typical to analyse and discuss the utility of education in economic terms—specifically the market value of a particular degree or the financial returns associated with additional years in higher education. However, education may also generate outcomes that belong to the non-market sphere, such as open-mindedness, societal cohesion, community involvement, better health, and gender equality; yet these outcomes have received little scholarly attention. READ MORE

  4. 4. Addressing poor educational outcomes among children with out-of-home care experience : Studies on impact, pathways, and interventions

    Author : Hilma Forsman; Lars Brännström; Bo Vinnerljung; Marie Sallnäs; Mattias Strandh; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child welfare; out-of-home care; educational outcomes; impact; pathways; interventions; longitudinal; evaluation; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Children with out-of-home care (OHC; foster family/residential care) experience is a high-risk group for future adverse outcomes. With an ambition of supporting the design of effective preventive child welfare measures targeting children in OHC, the overall aim of this thesis is to examine education as a possible intervention path for improving their development and overall life chances. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vulnerability and inequalities in health and wellbeing : the role of social policy

    Author : Björn Högberg; Anna Baranowska-Rataj; Mattias Strandh; Espen Dahl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social policy; Welfare state; Vulnerability; Inequality; Social stratification; Health; Wellbeing;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate the moderating role of social policies for the association between vulnerable social positions and health and wellbeing. Vulnerable social positions are identified in relation to age-related transition points in to or out of the labour market. READ MORE