Search for dissertations about: "Sociology of labour"

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  1. 1. Safety Politics and Risk Perceptions in Malaysian Industry

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Arne Wangel; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Malaysia; metal industries; manufacturing sector; working environment; safety politics; risk perceptions; occupational safety and health; labour process; labour-management relations; Sociology of work; industrial relations; South-East Asia; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi;

    Abstract : The thesis concerns risk and safety in manufacturing companies in a developing country. Risk and safety is viewed as integral to the social relations between management and labour. The Malaysian case presents a historical conjuncture of this conflict theme, which is very different from that of its Western genesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Profession, science and state Psychology in Sweden 1968-1990

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Eva Marie Rigné; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology of science; profession; history of psychology; discourse analysis; social policy; higher education; sociology of science;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of a case study of Swedish psychology during a specific period of time. It focuses psychology as a scientific discpline, as a professionalised occupation and as a cognitive resource for policy-making. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Division of Labour in Post-Industrial Societies

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Lars Hansen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; post-industrial society; division of labour; occupational classification; occupational structure; welfare state; sex segregation; education.;

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  4. 4. Between crisis and opportunity : Livelihoods, diversification and inequality among the Meru of Tanzania

    University dissertation from Sociologiska institutionen, Lunds universitet

    Author : Rolf Larsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology of labour; Meru; Tanzania; Arusha; peasants; sociology of enterprise; family farmers; smallholders; coffee production; income diversification; de-agrarianisation; agricultural intensification; inequality; social differentiation; economic liberalization.; Sociology; Agricultural economics; Sociologi; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi; Lantbruksekonomi;

    Abstract : Sustained high population growth rates are radically altering the livelihood conditions for small farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. In one of the most fertile and densely settled areas of East Africa, Mount Meru in Northern Tanzania, the size of the population has increased nearly tenfold within the last century. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Microfundations of Flexicurity Employees’ well-being and attitudes to labour market policy in a Swedish and Nordic welfare state setting

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Patrik Vulkan; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Flexicurity; job insecurity; mental well-being; mentemployment security; income security; cognitive and affective insecurity; insider outsider divide; labour market policy; labour market paradigms; policy preferences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the microfoundations of flexicurity, an arrangement of policies that proponents claim can deliver a ‘win-win’ situation in the labour market. These policies include lax employment protection legislation (EPL) to provide employers the flexibility to hire and fire with ease, and others supposed to provide employees with a high level of ‘employment security’ (high ability to find new quality jobs if they lose their current job) and ‘income security’ (low likelihood of suffering economically during periods of transition between jobs). READ MORE