Search for dissertations about: "Sociology of Law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words Sociology of Law.

  1. 1. The social contingency of law : Studies of social control during foreclosure in Sweden

    Author : Mikael Lundholm; Måns Svensson; Matthew Lindquist; Bengt Larsson; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; borrower; compensation; debt collection; debtor; Donald Black; expert interviews; foreclosure; law; lender; mortgage; negotiation; register data; relational distance; social control responses; social structure; socio-economic heterogeneity; socio-economic status; sociology of law; Sweden; Swedish Enforcement Authority; borrower; compensation; debt collection; debtor; Donald Black; expert interviews; foreclosure; law; lender; mortgage; negotiation; register data; relational distance; social control responses; social structure; socio-economic heterogeneity; socio-economic status; sociology of law; Sweden; Swedish Enforcement Authority;

    Abstract : Summary: This thesis empirically investigates how law and other social control responses during foreclosure in Sweden are contingent upon differences in social status. The thesis draws upon American sociologist Donald Black’s theoretical framework on social control to explain this social contingency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Child Support Law in California and Sweden : a Comparison Across Welfare State Models

    Author : Elizabeth Stuart Perry; Viola Boström; Pär Hallström; Nick Wikeley; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child support; family law; comparative law; comparative family law; Scandinavia; welfare state; California family law; Swedish family law; welfare law; financial consequences of divorce; solo parent households; sociology of the family; social democratic welfare state model; liberal welfare state model; child support reform; child support enforcement; child maintenance; United States child support; child support theory; underhåll till barn; underhållsbidrag; underhållsstöd; välfärdsmodeller; Kalifornien; amerikansk familjerätt; familjerätt; family law;

    Abstract : Ensuring just distribution of and adequate funding for children whose parents do not live together is a global legal challenge. It affects many families as well as every legal jurisdiction’s welfare state and family law. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring Paths of Justice in the Digital Healthcare : A Socio-Legal Study of Swedish Online Doctors

    Author : Peter Bergwall; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rättssociologi; ehealth; critical realism; distributive justice; ethical principles in healthcare; free choice; healthcare demands; healthcare law and ethics; healthcare need; Kry; latent variables; mHealth; Alan Norrie; online doctors; online survey; PLS path modelling; PLS-SEM; privacy calculus; procedural justice; retail health; SmartPLS; sociology of law; Swedish healthcare; telehealth; quasi-market;

    Abstract : Online doctor services, healthcare provided via smartphone apps, have gone from being peripheral to seriously challenging the conventional Swedish way of providing healthcare services. The accessibility of online doctors is unsurpassed but all patient groups have not gotten better access to healthcare thanks to online doctors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Outside the Law : An Ethnographic Study of Street Vendors in Bogotá

    Author : Ana Maria Vargas Falla; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Control; Sociology of Law; Well-being; Street Vendors; Rickshaws; Ethnography; Bogotá; Colombia; Informal Economy; Informal Workers; Formalization; Rule of Law; Legal Empowerment.; Social Norms; Informal Control; Negative Social Capital; Legal Pluralism; Labor Law; social kontroll; rättssociologi; well-being; gatuförsäljare; rickshaws; etnografi; Bogotá; Colombia; informell ekonomi; arbetsliv; formalisering; rättssäkerhet; empowerment; sociala normer; informell kontroll; socialt kapital; juridik; normer; rättspluralism;

    Abstract : Millions of people worldwide work outside the law as street vendors in order to earn a living. However, they often work in fear of police evictions and confiscations since their work is in many places considered illegal. READ MORE

  5. 5. Attaining Whiteness : A Sociological Study of Race and Racialization in Russia

    Author : Nikolay Zakharov; Sven Hort; Vessela Misheva; Mark Bassin; Paavo Bergman; Ian Law; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Racialization; Russia; Sociology of Race and Ethnicity; Racism; Social Theory; Nationalism; Modernity; Soviet Union; Postcolonial Studies; Eastern Europe; Identity; Migration; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Attaining Whiteness is the first book-length sociological study of how ideas about race resonate in post-Soviet Russia. The book charts how tropes of self, hybridity, and maturity constitute important symbolic vehicles for applying the idea of race to the drawing of differences. READ MORE