Search for dissertations about: "Sociological Demography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words Sociological Demography.

  1. 1. Multigenerational Processes in Demography

    Author : Martin Kolk; Gunnar Andersson; Juho Härkönen; Michael Murphy; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Johan Dahlberg; Juho Härkönen; Gunnar Andersson; Jennifer S. Barber; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. Out-of-Home Care and Educational Outcomes : Prevalence, Patterns and Consequences

    Author : Marie Berlin; Gunnar Andersson; Lars Brännström; Anna Rotkirch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; out-of-home care; foster care; foster parents; school performance; educational outcomes; intergenerational transmission; Sweden; Nordic countries; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine educational stratification in the context of out-of-home care (OHC; foster family care, residential care) and to place one of society’s most vulnerable groups in the fields of social stratification and family complexity research. About 5% of the Swedish population experience OHC during childhood or adolescence. 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

    Author : Elina Elveborg Lindskog; Elizabeth Thomson; Sunnee Billingsley; Henrik Urdal; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. Time for Retirement : Studies on how leisure and family associate with retirement timing in Sweden

    Author : Linda Kridahl; Ann-Zofie Duvander; Ingrid Esser; Kène Henkens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; retirement; leisure; grandparenthood; elderly parents; marriage; Sweden; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : Retirement transition is a major life event in later adult life. Its timing is important for older individuals for economic, personal and family reasons, as well as for aging societies contemplating a comprehensive plan for population changes, including sustainability of the labor force, pension system, and welfare services such as eldercare. READ MORE