Search for dissertations about: "Sören Edvinsson"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Sören Edvinsson.

  1. 1. Constructing communities : The establishment and demographic development of sawmill communities in the Sundsvall district, 1850-1890

    Author : Maria Bergman; Sören Edvinsson; Anna Lundberg; Ann-Sofie Högman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sawmill; sawmill worker; Sundsvall; 19th century; community; population development; migration; internal parish migration; barriers; residency; demographic structure; fammily; kinship networks; History; Historia; historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the establishment and demographic development of the sawmill communities that emerged in the Sundsvall district during the latter half of the 19th century.  The intention is to highlight the importance of the sawmill communities and their resident populations by discussing community construction from a demographic perspective as well as socially and symbolically. READ MORE

  2. 2. Parents, children and their families : living arrangements of old people in the XIX century, Sundsvall region, Sweden

    Author : Leonardo Fusè; Sören Edvinsson; Hans Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 19th century; Demographic transition; Sundsvall; Sweden; Family planning; Household structure; Industrialization; Life-course analysis; Living arrangements; Old age; Social history; Demography; Demografi;

    Abstract : This study deals with the intergenerational coresidence during the nineteenth century. The main focus is placed on the possible differences in the coresidences among parents and children and whether demographic transition and industrialization changed this relation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shared practices : social networks and fertility decline during the Swedish demographic transition, 1850-1950

    Author : Johan Junkka; Sören Edvinsson; Angélique Janssens; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical demography; fertility transition; social interaction; social network; voluntary associations; historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how social interactions influenced the fertility decline during the Swedish demographic transition between 1850 and 1950. This, to gain insights into how and why norms and values affected married couples' birth control practices, and how this shaped the fertility decline. READ MORE