Search for dissertations about: "Social risks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 560 swedish dissertations containing the words Social risks.

  1. 1. Sport as a Means of Responding to Social Problems : Rationales of Government, Welfare and Social Change

    Author : David Ekholm; Dimitris Michailakis; Magnus Dahlstedt; Yvonne Sjöblom; Lennart Nygren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; social policy; social inclusion; youth; subject formation; citizenship; civil society; community; governmental rationality; Socialt arbete; socialpolitik; social inkludering; ungdom; fostran; medborgarskap; civilsamhälle; gemenskap; styrningsrationalitet;

    Abstract : Sport has been increasingly recognized in social policy as a means of steering social change and as a method for responding to diverse social problems. The present study examines how rationales of social change are formed through ‘sport as a means of responding to social problems’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perspectives on Inequality and Social Protection

    Author : Göran Holmqvist; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; income inequality; social transfers; HIV; crime; fertility; social protection; aid; aid modalities; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of an introductory chapter and four separate articles. Two of the articles investigate the links between income inequality and two increasingly salient development problems, particularly in Latin America and Africa: violent crime and HIV. READ MORE

  3. 3. Child (Bio)Welfare and Beyond : Intersecting Injustices in Childhoods and Swedish Child Welfare

    Author : Zlatana Knezevic; Maria Eriksson; Els-Marie Anbäcken; Mia Heikkilä; Charlotte Williams; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; biowelfare; child protection; child welfare; critical childhood studies; critical social work; embodiment; epistemic injustice; epistemology; feminist theory; intersectionality; justice subjectivity; moral economy; moral subjectivity; participation; postcolonial theory; poststructural social work; social justice; violence; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The current thesis discusses how tools for analysing power are developed predominately for adults, and thus remain underdeveloped in terms of understanding injustices related to age, ethnicity/race and gender in childhoods. The overall ambition of this dissertation is to inscribe a discourse of intersecting social injustices as relevant for childhoods and child welfare, and by interlinking postcolonial, feminist, and critical childhood studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shunters at work : creating a world in a railway yard

    Author : Birgitta Edelman; Tim Ingold; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : Skills, and particularly manual skills, are often seen as acquired through unquestioning practice and drill. This is an ethnographic account of a group of railway workers, called shunters, who are occupied with the manual task of assembling carriages into trains. READ MORE

  5. 5. Frame dynamics and stakeholders in risk governance

    Author : Beatrice Bengtsson; Research Policy Institute (RPI); []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; GMOs; framing; EU; stakeholders; expertise; governance rationalities; policy; feed; boundary framing; frame extension; intertextuality; food chain; participation; EFSA; DG SANCO; risk assessment; risk management; threshold; risks.;

    Abstract : The EU governance of food safety and GM food and feed has gone through significant changes since the BSE crisis and food scares during the 1990s. This work focuses on one particular new feature; the role of stakeholders representing the food chain: biotech associations, farmer organizations, food and feed processors, consumer organizations and environmental NGOs. READ MORE