Search for dissertations about: "Sociological Demography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words Sociological Demography.

  1. 1. Multigenerational Processes in Demography

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Martin Kolk; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; demography; kinship; intergenerational transmission; multigenerational demography; fertility; grandparents; Sweden; distance; cultural evolution; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : Contemporary social science research has often focused on nuclear family relationships, and has largely neglected kinship and family outside the nuclear household. In this doctoral thesis I explore demographic issues from a multigenerational perspective, using Swedish register data and mathematical modeling. READ MORE

  2. 2. Parents, Children and Childbearing

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Johan Dahlberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Demography; Sociology; Fertility; Intergenerational transmission; Intergenerational influences; Social background; Parental death; Timing of first birth; Mode of delivery; Sibling correlation; Event history analysis; Childlessness; Sweden; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis provides a set of studies of social influences on fertility timing. Swedish register data are used to link individuals to their parents and siblings, thereby allowing the study of impacts of family of origin, social background, and parental death on fertility. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gendered Migration Patterns within a Sex Segregated Labor Market

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Maria Brandén; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; family migration; gender; tied moving; regional mobility; earnings; occupation; sex segregation; co-residence; migration distance; education; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : When a couple moves, the woman is often placed at a disadvantage. Moves are more often motivated by men’s career advancement opportunities, and men tend to gain more economically from moving. In this thesis, these patterns are examined with an eye on the role of sex segregation on the labor market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of violent conflict on women and children Sexual behavior, fertility, and infant mortality in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Elina Elveborg Lindskog; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Violent conflict; war; premarital first sexual intercourse; fertility transition; infant mortality; Rwanda; the DRC; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship between violent conflicts and sexual and reproductive health in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The aim of the thesis is to investigate how war affects demographic outcomes across individual life courses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on Parental Leave and Co-residence using Swedish Register Data

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Helen Eriksson; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : Understanding the two primary life-course events that create and accelerate gender inequality within the couple -- the transition to parenthood and parental separation -- may ameliorate their far-reaching consequences over the life-course in multiple domains of life. This thesis includes four studies on various aspects of these life-course events. READ MORE