Search for dissertations about: "Sociology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 975 swedish dissertations containing the word Sociology.

  1. 1. Organizing the Voice of Women : A study of the Polish and Swedish women's movements' adaptation to international structures

    Author : Eva Karlberg; Adrienne Sörbom; Apostolis Papakostas; Håkan Johansson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Organizing; Social Movements; Meta-Organization; Social Movement Coalitions; Decided Order; Resource Mobilization; the Women’s Movement; Interest Representation; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The European Union has become an important arena for international politics. Various actors try to influence the European-level executive and legislative authorities. Lobbyists in Brussels are not the only type of actors promoting the interests of others. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gendering the sociology profession : Sweden, Britain and the US

    Author : Sanja Magdalenić; Barbara Hobson; Joan Acker; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; sociology; professions; organizations; gender; professional project; history of sociology; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The dissertation explores the relationship between gender and professions with a historical sociological analysis of the sociology profession in Sweden, Britain and the US. The theoretical framework draws upon three conceptual terrains: professions, organizations and gender. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Sociology of Empowerment : The Relevance of Communicative Contexts for Workplace Change

    Author : Linda Weidenstedt; Charlotta Stern; Jens Rydgren; Jean Bartunek; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; empowerment; disempowerment; paradox of empowerment; empowerment orientation; human resource management; organizational behavior; psychological contract; sociological theory; communication; interaction; quantitative survey study; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Empowerment has been a popular concept in management and leadership practice and research for more than forty years. The intentions behind empowerment at the workplace are positive: empowered employees should experience a greater degree of influence, decision-making latitude, and meaningfulness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shame and guilt : Sociology as a poietic system

    Author : Vessela Misheva; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; shame; guilt; poietic and autopoietic systems; social selves; language; sociology; society; community; civilization; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This dissertation had a clear and simple task: to define what shame is. This necessarily entailed clarifying the distinction between shame and its main modem counterpart, guilt. READ MORE

  5. 5. Grasping the Peripheral State : A Historical Sociology of Nicaraguan State Formation

    Author : Anders Neergaard; Sociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; national arena; international arena; integrative capacity; repressive capacity; extractive capacity; international system of states; world capitalist economy; colonial legacy; peripheral state; nation-state; state formation; Historical political sociology; state forms; state arena; infrastructural power; despotic power.; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The thesis has two aims. The first one is to contribute to the field of political and historical sociology through an understanding of the processes of state formation in a Third World country. The second aim is to describe and analyze the development of the Nicaraguan state from independence to 1990. READ MORE