Search for dissertations about: "Social reproduction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 117 swedish dissertations containing the words Social reproduction.

  1. 1. Contentious countrysides : social movements reworking and resisting public healthcare restructuring in rural Sweden

    Author : Desirée Enlund; Aina Tollefsen; Madeleine Eriksson; Linda Sandberg; Cindi Katz; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; welfare state retrenchment; public healthcare restructuring; contentious politics; social movements; cooperatives; self-organization; social reproduction; Sweden; rural areas; New Public Management; neoliberalism; välfärdsstaten; sjukvårdens omvandling; motstånd; sociala rörelser; kooperativ; självorganisering; social reproduktion; landsbygd; glesbygd; New Public Management; nyliberalism; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi; genusvetenskap; gender studies;

    Abstract : The broader aim of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of the production and reproduction of spatial inequalities following from the restructuring of the public healthcare system. More specifically, by analyzing the contention around healthcare restructuring related to two cases spanning a longer period in northern Sweden, I aim to investigate the changing conditions for healthcare provision in rural and sparsely populated areas, and I explore the forms of collective action that local people engage in to sustain the access to healthcare, as well as how state authorities’ attitudes towards such collective action have shifted. READ MORE

  2. 2. Living in the calm and safe part of the city : The socio-spatial reproduction of upper-middle class neighbourhoods in Malmö

    Author : Ann Rodenstedt; Irene Molina; Brett Christophers; Rowland Atkinson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-segregation; gated communities; security; upper-middle class; neoliberalisation; post-industrialism; housing; lifestyle; status; exclusivity; exclusion; community; neighbourhood choice; stigmatisation; spatial representations; socio-spatial reproduction; avoidance behaviours; Malmö; Victoria Park; Bellevue; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : When residential segregation is mentioned in news coverage and when it is talked about in everyday discourse in Sweden, it is very often associated with immigration and minority groups living in the poorer areas of the city. A common assumption is that “immigrants” actively withdraw from society and that they choose to live together rather than integrating with the majority population. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conserving carbon and gender relations? : Gender perspectives on REDD+ and global climate policy

    Author : Lisa Westholm; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : REDD+ (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) is an instrument under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) aimed at conserving tropical forests and the carbon stored in them. Respect for local communities, poverty reduction and gender sensitivity are explicit ambitions of the program. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lifelong learning : The social impact of digital villages as community resource centres on disadvantaged women

    Author : David Hallberg; Anders G. Nilsson; Christina Keller; Lars Svensson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; community resource centre; digital village; disadvantaged women; lifelong learning; social change; social impact; social informatics; stressor; telecentre; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this research was to enhance the understanding of what affects the social impact of ICT in lifelong learning on disadvantaged women.In contributing to the field of social informatics, this research employs behavioural theories as strategy and analytic possibilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Social Reproduction and Lifelong Learning

    Author : Martin Hällsten; Michael Tåhlin; Magnus Bygren; Yossef Shavit; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; class inequality; social stratification; educational choice; lifelong learning; returns on education; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers that deal with social reproduction and lifelong learning in Sweden and all use large-scale longitudinal data from public registers. The first paper analyses inequality by class origin in programme choice at university. READ MORE