Search for dissertations about: "Risk-society"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word Risk-society.

  1. 1. Public Perceptions of Gene Technology : On the edge of risk society

    Author : Susanna Öhman; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Sociologi;

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  2. 2. Project work, independence and critical thinking

    Author : Anders Eklöf; Torgny Ottosson; Lars-Erik Nilsson; Per-Olof Erixon; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; project work; independence; individualisation; critical thinking; frame analysis; risk; uncertainty; Risk-society; Goffman;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how students do projects in a Swedish upper secondaryschool. The students have to produce products and at the same time provethem self as independent in relation to the teachers, and negotiate therequirements of the project setting and the written instructions within thegroup. READ MORE

  3. 3. Young mothers’ identity work : life course, risk, and good motherhood

    Author : Magdalena Sjöberg; Simon Lindgren; Hanna Bertilsdotter-Rosqvist; Lucas Gottzén; Umeå universitet; []

    Abstract : Background: Most studies about young motherhood have focused on identifying how young mothers can be supported or on how notions of young motherhood are produced. However, there is still limited knowledge about the maternal identity work of young mothers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Communicating about health in health care : Perspectives on life style and post-operative complications

    Author : Marita Johanson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; patient-physician communication; institutional discourse; patients and health care perspectives; postoperative complications; life style; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study, which is exploratory in nature, has been conducted with the aim of uncovering patients' participation and co-operation in modern health care and analysing what the conditions of this co-operation look like. Another aim has been to enhance knowledge about institutional discourse on a general level as well as about dialogues between patients and physicians concerning life style issues at a more specific level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making sense of risk - An analysis of framings in media of the chemical risks of textiles, toys and paint

    Author : Emelie Stenborg; Research Policy Institute (RPI); []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; framing; citizen-consumer; late modern risks; chemical risks of consumer goods; media; substantive; procedural; textiles; toys; paint;

    Abstract : Chemical risks of consumer goods are a rather new concern in society. These risks are usually based on sythetic chemicals and man-made, often imperceptible and potentially devastating. READ MORE