Search for dissertations about: "asylum-seekers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the word asylum-seekers.

  1. 1. Health assessments of asylum seekers within the Swedish healthcare system a study of the interface between control and care, and how structure and procedures may influence access and coverage

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Robert Jonzon; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Eva Johansson; Pille Lindkvist; Michael Knipper; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; migration; asylum seekers; health system; health assessment; control and care; Sweden; Folkhälsa; migration; asylsökande; hälsosystem; hälsoundersökning; kontroll och vård; Sverige; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Despite lack of evidence, there is a common notion that diseases are brought along with migrants, and thus a threat to people in the host country. In Sweden asylum seekers are to be offered a health assessment (HA), but national statistics show that the coverage is less than 50%. READ MORE

  2. 2. Daily occupations among asylum seekers- Experience, performance and perception

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Anne-Le Morville; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational deprivation; occupational dysfunction; asylum seeker; refugee; torture; satisfaction with daily occupations; occupational performance; health; rehabilitation;

    Abstract : Asylum seekers often find themselves in a situation where the structure and content of daily occupations have been disrupted and they might have limited access to paid work and education. Studies have shown that asylum seekers experience occupational depri- vation and a change in daily occupations which might even influence their identity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Daily occupations among asylum seekers- Experience, performance and perception

    University dissertation from Lunds universitet

    Author : Anne-Le Morville; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational deprivation; occupational dysfunction; asylum seeker; refugee; torture; satisfaction with daily occupations; occupational performance; health; rehabilitation;

    Abstract : Asylum seekers often find themselves in a situation where the structure and content of daily occupations have been disrupted and they might have limited access to paid work and education. Studies have shown that asylum seekers experience occupational depri- vation and a change in daily occupations which might even influence their identity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Seeking empowerment asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Sociology, Umeå university

    Author : Jonny Bergman; Lars Dahlgren; Åsa Gustafson; Peo Hansen; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; asylum-seekers; refugees; refugee migration; empowerment; grounded theory; constructionist grounded theory; Afghanistan; Swedish asylum policy; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to contribute to the understanding of how asylum-seeking refugees manage their lives in the situation they are in, a situation in which they are dependent and have to wait for decisions on whether or not they will get to stay in the country in which they have made their application for asylum. The elaboration upon these questions and the purpose of the study is approached through a field study of asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seeking Asylum - Finding a Home? A qualitative study on asylum seekers' integration in two different housing contexts

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Lina Sandström; Magnus Boström; Christine Roman; Åsa Wettergren; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Refugee; migration; residence permit; belonging; work; social capital; integration policy; housing policy; segregation; dispersal; Sweden;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to contribute to our sociological understanding of integration by exploring how asylum seekers in Sweden make sense of their own position in relation to the society they are living in. Integration is conceptualised as a mutual process, the end goal of which is equal participation and belonging to a given society. READ MORE