Search for dissertations about: "Sociology of Law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 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; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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;

    Abstract : 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. 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; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  3. 3. Law in Progress? : A Contextual Study of Norm-Generating Processes - The Example of GMES

    Author : Anna-Karin Bergman; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology of Law; Law; Law in progress; GMES; norms; Norm-generating processes; Norm-model; Technology; Earth Observation; Systems analysis; Values; Environmental management; Business;

    Abstract : This PhD-thesis in Sociology of Law studies ”Law in Progress” by investigating norm-generating processes, which emerge through an interaction between actors over time. The thesis has an empirical approach, thus illustrates these processes through an empirical example, a European “Earth Observation” (EO) initiative: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES). READ MORE

  4. 4. 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 : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  5. 5. Digitalising Tax, The Kenyan Way : The Travels and Translations of ITax in Kenya

    Author : Nimmo Osman Elmi; Lotta Björklund Larsen; Claes-Fredrik Helgesson; Corinna Kruse; Richard Rottenburg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Digitalisation; Taxation; Kenya; Technology; Sustainable Development; Anthropology;

    Abstract : Kenya, as with other developing countries, has joined the global bandwagon of using digital technologies to increase domestic revenues. Within the new strategies, lie great potential in achieving sustainable development, however, the shift is happening quite rapidly and has been made mandatory within a short period of time. READ MORE