Search for dissertations about: "Sweden Umeå Umeå universitet"

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  1. 1. Conflict, marginalisation and transformation : African migrants in Sweden

    Author : Jonathan Ngeh; Nora Räthzel; Åsa Gustafson; Peo Hansen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migrants; conflicts; racism; transformation; Cameroon; Somalia; Sweden; construction of otherness; Sociology; Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Migrants from the Global South, coming to Sweden predominantly since the 1980s, have become a major focus of public discussions about immigration. The fears of and resentments toward the migrant ‘other’ appear to have shifted from European migrants to migrants of the Global South. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corruption in Sweden : Exploring Danger Zones and Change

    Author : Staffan Andersson; Gullan Gidlund; Torbjörn Bergman; Paul Heywood; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corruption; danger zones; delegation; institutional and contextual changes; least corrupt cases; multi-method approach; principal-agent relations; public sector; Sweden; Public sector research; Forskning om offentlig sektor; statskunskap; political science; Political science;

    Abstract : In this dissertation I study corruption in the public sector in Sweden, a country which the literature regards as having few corruption problems. Sweden is therefore classified as a “least corrupt” case, and such countries are seldom studied in corruption research. My work is thus an effort to fill a gap in the literature. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychosurgery in Sweden 1944 - 1958 : the practice, the professional and media discourse

    Author : Kenneth Ögren; Marie Åsberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lobotomy; Sweden; schizophrenia; mortality; gender; behaviour; implementation; media; discourse; profession; neurosurgeon; psychiatrist; medical superintendent; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background. The pioneering early experiments of prefrontal lobotomy were performed in 1944 by neurosurgeons in Stockholm in collaboration with psychiatrists. There was a rapid implementation of the new surgical approach. In 1946 and 1947 the two state mental hospitals, Umedalen and Sidsjön, introduced prefrontal lobotomy on a large scale. READ MORE

  4. 4. The burden of stroke in Sweden : studies on costs and quality of life based on Riks-Stroke, the Swedish stroke register

    Author : Ola Ghatnekar; Eva-Lotta Glader; Kjell Asplund; Ulf Persson; Ingvar Karlberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke; atrial fibrillation; cost of illness; utility; mapping; Sweden; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; health services research;

    Abstract : The costs for stroke management and reduced health related quality of life (QoL) can extend throughout life as mental and physical disabilities are common. The aim of this thesis was to quantify this stroke-related burden with data from Riks-Stroke (RS), the Swedish stroke register. READ MORE

  5. 5. Spatial diffusion of telemedicine in Sweden

    Author : Magnus Strömgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Telemedicine; Spatial diffusion; Sweden; Northern Sweden; Information technology; Networks; Health care delivery;

    Abstract : “Telemedicine” denotes medicine at a distance using telecommunications and information technologies. The aim of the thesis is to reveal determinants and outcomes of telemedicine diffusion—that is, the spread of telemedicine in time and space. Telemedicine is examined both at the national level and in a regional case study. READ MORE