Search for dissertations about: "SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work Disability research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 swedish dissertations containing the words SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work Disability research.

  1. 1. Impact on participation and service for persons with deafblindness

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Kerstin Möller; Örebro universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deafblindness; ICF; participation restriction; service barrier; Usher Syndrome; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work Disability research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete Handikappsforskning; Medicinsk handikappvetenskap; Medical Disability Research;

    Abstract : Persons with deafblindness experience difficulties in daily life and they experience service to sometimes barrier. The overall aim of this thesis is therefore to discover, evaluate and explain: 1. mechanisms that might have impact on participation restrictions for people who have visual and hearing impairment i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Living with deteriorating and hereditary disease : experiences over ten years of persons with muscular dystrophy and their next of kin

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Katrin Boström; Örebro universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social sciences; muscular dystrophy; chronic disease; ten year follow up; next of kin; ICF; activity; sickness impact; hereditary aspects; illness related problems; quality of life; multimethod; content analysis; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work Disability research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete Handikappsforskning; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Research;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to elucidate haw persona with muscular dystrophy (MD) and their next of kin experience and describe their daily lives over the last ten years. MD is a group of inherited disorders characterised by muscular weakness caused by muscle wasting. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were used. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hearing impairment and deafness : genetic and environmental factors - interactions - consequences : a clinical audiological approach

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Per-Inge Carlsson; Örebro universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Disability studies; hereditary hearing impairment; deafness; noise induced hearing loss; Deaf community; connexin mutations; oxidative stress genes; family history of hearing impairment; audiological rehabilitation; audiological medicine; Handikappforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work Disability research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete Handikappsforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap; Medicinsk handikappvetenskap; Medical Disability Research;

    Abstract : OBJECTIVES - Hearing impairment (HI) can be due to genetic or environmental factors, e.g. noise. More than 50% of HI cases are thougt to be hereditary. READ MORE

  4. 4. Class and gender in Russian welfare policies : Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; class; gender; welfare policies; social policy; Russia; social work profession; ideology; institutions; culture; actors;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to explore the gendered and classed nature of social work and social welfare in Russia to show how social policy can be a part of and reinforce marginalisation. The overall research question is in what ways class and gender are constructed in Russian social work practice and welfare rhetoric through Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges? In addition, which actors contribute to the constitution of social work values and how this value system affects the agency of the clients? This study focuses on contradictory ideologies that are shaped in discursive formations of social policy, social work training and practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychiatric disability in the community Surveying the social landscape in the post-deinstitutional era

    University dissertation from Umeå : Socialt arbete

    Author : David Rosenberg; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; psychiatric disability; social model; community mental health; deinstitutionalization; recovery; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work Disability research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a discussion of life in the community for people experiencing psychiatric disabilities in the post-deinstitutional era, with the goal of developing knowledge that can suggest a focus for planning more relevant services and supports. While evaluations of deinsitutionalization have focused on possibilities for providing community, rather than hospital-based services for these individuals, the intention was to support a participatory life in the community, a life defined by much more than just care and treatment. READ MORE