Search for dissertations about: "Sociology of youth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the words Sociology of youth.

  1. 1. Social Relations in Youth : Determinants and Consequences of Relations to Parents, Teachers, and Peers

    Author : Elin Olsson; Jan O. Jonsson; Herman G. van de Werfhorst; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; children; adolescents; youth; social relations; family; peers; teachers; well-being; social background; sex; school; living conditions; Sweden; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The thesis includes three empirical studies on Swedish children’s well-being. Central themes in these studies are how children’s social relations are influenced by and influence other dimensions of their well-being. The studies are framed in the introductory chapter, which includes an international comparison of children’s social relations. READ MORE

  2. 2. The (re)construction of home : Unaccompanied children’s and youth’s transition out of care

    Author : Åsa Söderqvist; Yvonne Sjöblom; Pia Bülow; Carin Björngren Cuadra; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unacccompanied; children; youth; culture; ethnicty; transitions; out-of-home care; home;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on how perceptions of ethnicity and culture become meaningful in relation to the transition from care into independent living, studied from unaccompanied youths’, professionals’, and a methodological perspective. The findings from interviews with unaccompanied youth with experience of leaving care showed that thoughts about their ethnic minority background are constantly present in the young men’s lives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring Individual Motivation for Social Change : Mobilization of the Muslim Brotherhood's Youth in Prerevolutionary Egypt

    Author : Emin Poljarevic; Donatella della Porta; Abby Peterson; European University Institute; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social mobilization; Muslim Brotherhood; Your activism; Motivations; Egypt; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : During the 2010s islamist activism is on the rise across the Middle East and North Africa. In the light of the postrevolutionary elections in Egypt and Tunisia, Islamist parties are sweeping the polls supported by theoverwhelming majority of voters. This dissertation investigates the dynamic of this support for theEgyptian Muslim Brotherhood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Expressions of context : Studies of schools, families, and health risk behaviours

    Author : Gabriella Olsson; Johan Fritzell; Bitte Modin; Michaela Benzeval; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the health behaviours of young people. The main focus is on risk behaviours, i.e. those which may have adverse consequences for health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Boundaries of displacement : Belonging and Return among Forcibly Displaced Young Georgians from Abkhazia

    Author : Minna Lundgren; Roine Johansson; Anna Olofsson; Barzoo Eliassi; Tone Bringa; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Georgia; Abkhazia; Caucasus; IDP; internal displacement; return; forced displacement; youth; border; riskscapes; uncertainty;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the implications of borders and boundaries for how forcibly displaced young Georgians from Abkhazia understand issues of belonging and return. My theoretical framework draws from theories on home and belonging as well as theories on border and boundary making, and locates them in geographies of uncertainty – or riskscapes – areas characterized by conflict and/or inequality. READ MORE