Search for dissertations about: "aid workers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words aid workers.

  1. 1. Images, Motives, and Challenges for Western Health Workers in Humanitarian Aid

    Author : Magdalena Bjerneld; Gunilla Lindmark; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Lars Dahlgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; humanitarian action; human resource management; relief workers; aid workers; volunteers; images; motives; qualitative research; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : This thesis presents how humanitarian aid workers were attracted, motivated, recruited, and prepared for fieldwork, and how they reported their work experience directly from the field and when they returned home. Data were derived from interviews with experienced aid workers, focus group discussions with presumptive aid workers, analysis of letters from aid workers in the field on MSFs homepages in Europe, and from interviews with recruitment officers at some of the main humanitarian organisations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Governing Refugees through Gender Equality : Care, Control, Emancipation

    Author : Elisabeth Olivius; Christine Hudson; Malin Eklund Wimelius; Elisabeth Prügl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Global governance; feminism; gender equality; refugees; refugee camps; humanitarian aid; Bangladesh; Thailand; governmentality; postcolonial feminist theory; freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research;

    Abstract : In recent decades, international feminist activism and research has had significant success in pushing gender issues onto the international agenda and into global governance institutions and processes. The goal of gender equality is now widely accepted and codified in international legal instruments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Public Finance : Retirement Behavior and Disaster Relief

    Author : Thomas Eisensee; Fabrizio Zilibotti; Kjetil Storesletten; Xavier Mateos-Planas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Computable General Equilibrium; Retirement; Fiscal Policy; Political Economy; Foreign Aid; Mass Media; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of three self-contained essays on Public Finance.“News Droughts, News Floods and U.S. Disaster Relief” studies the mass media's influence on the U. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can improved paediatric pneumonia diagnostic aids support frontline health workers in low resource settings? : large scale evaluation of four respiratory rate timers and five pulse oximeters in Cambodia, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Uganda

    Author : Kevin Baker; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Pneumonia is the leading cause of infectious death in children under-five in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. Currently, the diagnostic criterion for pneumonia is based on increased respiratory rate (RR) in children with cough and/or difficulty breathing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Narratives of governing : rationalization, responsibility and resistance in social work

    Author : Marcus Lauri; Chris Hudson; Linda Berg; Diana Mulinari; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Welfare; Welfare state; neoliberalism; neoliberal; neo-liberal; neo-liberalism; new public management; NPM; new managerialism; managerialism; public management reform; social work; social services; profession; professional; EBP; evidence-based practice; evidence; knowledge production; paperwork; administration; performance; audit; discipline; sovereign power; self-governing; power; power knowledge; motivational interviewing; MI; individualism; individual responsibility; political; the political; de-politicized; de-politicization; governing; governmentality; governance; gender; feminism; feminist theory; Foucault; Marx; capitalism; standardization; flexibility; budget governing; care; care-work; ethos of care; solidarity; empathy; loyalty; division of labor; proceduralization; instrumentalization; mechanization; manual based; digital; template; templates; de-professionalization; proletarization; proletarianization; Taylorization; transition; transformation; rationalization; rationality; rational; emotions; emotional; affect; alienation; detachment; distance; resistance; counter conduct; Sweden; Swedish model; rhizome; rhizomatic; nomadic; narrative; narratives; discourse; critique; interviews; Välfärd; välfärdsstat; välfärfärdsstaten; nyliberal; nyliberalism; new public management; socialt arbete; socialtjänsten; socialarbetare; svenska modellen; styrning; styrningsmentalitet; kön; genus; EBP; evidensbaserad praktik; evidens; kunskapsproduktion; makt kunskap; administration; pappersarbete; granskning; kontroll; disciplin; självstyrning; motiverande samtal; individualism; individualisering; ansvar; individuellt ansvar; flexibilitet; politik; det politiska; avpolitisering; avprofessionalisering; profession; professioner; professionell; förfrämligande; Sverige; Foucault; Marx; feminism; feministisk teori; kapitalism proletarisering; taylorisering; standardisering; manualbaserad; rationalisering; rationell; emotioner; känslor; avstånd; likgiltighet; narrativ; diskurs; kritik; intervju; intervjuer; kapitalism; den svenska modellen; förändring; transformering; motstånd; mot-makt;

    Abstract : For many years, Sweden has had a reputation for having a comprehensive and women friendly welfare state. However, as in many other European countries during the past few decades, the organization and governing of welfare has undergone profound changes. READ MORE