Search for dissertations about: "Profession"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 212 swedish dissertations containing the word Profession.

  1. 1. Profession, science and state Psychology in Sweden 1968-1990

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Eva Marie Rigné; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology of science; profession; history of psychology; discourse analysis; social policy; higher education; sociology of science;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of a case study of Swedish psychology during a specific period of time. It focuses psychology as a scientific discpline, as a professionalised occupation and as a cognitive resource for policy-making. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Auditor at Work – A study of auditor practice in Big 4 audit firms

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Pernilla Broberg; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Auditing; Auditors; Practice; Profession; Structure; Judgment; Comfort; Audit quality; Audit firm; Big 4; auditors; practice; profession; structure; judgment; comfort; audit quality; audit firms;

    Abstract : By combining different aspects of auditing and by focusing on the individual auditor and observing auditors at work, this dissertation explores the auditing concept. It focuses on activities carried out by auditors in local settings and how the macro-level phenomenon of “auditing” is realised in micro-level, day-to-day audit work. READ MORE

  3. 3. Negotiating teacher professionalism : : on the symbolic politics of Sweden's teacher unions

    University dissertation from Malmö University

    Author : Peter Lilja; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Boundary work; institutional theory; policy analysis; profession; professionalism; professionalization; professional project; teacher professionalism; teacher unions; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; Institutional theory; Policy analysis; Profession; Professionalism; Professionalization; Professional project; Teacher professionalism; Teacher unions;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to critically investigate and problematize the Swedish Teacher Unions’ use of the concept of professionalism within the political negotiation of how to ascribe meaning and contetnt to the idea of teacher professionalism within contemporary Swedish education debates. Departing from two recent educational reforms – the certification of teachers and the reformation of teacher education – and using theories from the sociology of professions coupled with an institutional approach to the study of organizations this study analyzes how the Teacher Unions construct professional projects in relation to each other as well as in relation to the reforms of the current Ministry of Education. READ MORE

  4. 4. The 'Other' Doctor Boundary work within the Swedish medical profession

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Sociology

    Author : Lisa Salmonsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; boundaries; boundary work; ethnicity; IMG; immigrant background; medical doctors; profession; negotiations; social constructionism; social position; sociology; qualitative methods;

    Abstract : This thesis is about medical doctors with immigrant backgrounds who work in Sweden. Based on 15 qualitative interviews with medical doctors with immigrant backgrounds, this thesis explores the medical doctors’ feeling of professional belonging and boundary work. READ MORE

  5. 5. The military profession in change : The case of Sweden

    University dissertation from Statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Lunds universitet

    Author : Anna Bolin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Profession; professionalism; professionalisation; military; defence; security; attitudes; Sweden; interviews;

    Abstract : The starting point for this study is the transformation that the latest decade has occurred in security and defence affairs. The focal point is the big challenges that these developments have implied for national armed forces. READ MORE