Search for dissertations about: "Sandra Torres"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Sandra Torres.

  1. 1. Understanding "successful aging" : Cultural and migratory perspectives

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sandra Torres; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; sociology. social gerontology; successful aging; value orientations; culture; cross-cultural gerontology; ethnogerontology; migration; Iranian immigrants; culturally-appropriate care; gerontological theory; vignettes; gerontological methods; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to contribute to the rectification of the atheoretization that characterizes the study of aging and diversity through the formulation and preliminary empirical testing of a culturally-relevant theoretical framework for the study of successful aging. Inspired by the Kluckhohnian approach to the study of cultural variation, the framework hereby proposed posits that there is congruence between the understandings of successful aging that people uphold and the value orientations that they prefer in regards to four topics: man-nature, time, activity and relational. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding successful aging: cultural and migratory perspectives

    University dissertation from Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University: Sweden

    Author : Sandra Torres; [2001]
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  3. 3. Categorization Work in the Swedish Welfare State : Doctors and social insurance officers on persons with mental ill-health

    University dissertation from Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University: Sweden

    Author : Maricel L Knechtel; Michael Allvin; Rafael Lindqvist; Sandra Torres; David Rosenberg; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutional categorization; institutional categories; street-level bureaucrats; discretion; sick leave; sick listing; diagnosis; mental illness; psychiatric diagnosis; moral work; deservingness; worthiness; medical sociology; work capability; medical certification; social insurance; vignette studies; discrimination; labeling; stickiness; social mechanisms; matching; screening; signaling; cognitive categorization; working conditions; conflicting demands; client processing; Human Service Organizations; work approach; primary health care; moral stress; Bayes; work capability; rationing; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to the debate on street-level bureaucracy, which highlights how the decisions made by workers in public bureaucracies effectively become public policy. This debate has paid relatively little attention to the study of how professionals carry out their work by means of institutional categorization, a knowledge gap that this study helps to close. READ MORE

  4. 4. Identity, Old(er) Age and Migrancy A Social Constructionist Lens

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Laura Machat-From; Sandra Torres-Örsten; Lars Andersson; Finnur Magnússon; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; identity; migrancy; old age; older migrants; social constructionism; ethnicity; ageing; identity categories; social positions; identity negotiation; identitet; invandrarskap; hög ålder; utrikesfödda äldre; äldre invandrare; socialkonstruktionism; etnicitet; åldrande; identitetskategorier; sociala positioner; identitetsförhandling;

    Abstract : ldentity research in relation to ethnicity and migration has tended to focus an younger people whilst identity research in relation to ageing and old(er) age has not focused an migrants. This inadvertent mutual neglect has led to a lack of identity research that examines the identity categories of old(er) age and migrancy together, a lacuna that this dissertation aims to redress. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Sociology

    Author : Lisa Salmonsson; Sandra Torres; Rafael Lindqvist; Sirpa Wrede; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; boundaries; boundary work; ethnicity; IMG; immigrant background; medical doctors; profession; negotiations; social constructionism; social position; sociology; qualitative methods; Sociologi; Sociology;

    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