Search for dissertations about: "at work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8616 swedish dissertations containing the words at work.

  1. 1. Knowing at work A study of professional knowledge in integration work directed to newly arrived immigrants

    University dissertation from Trollhättan : University West

    Author : Marie Vesterlind; Högskolan Väst.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Professional knowledge; integration work; civic orientation; work integrated learning; meaning-making; standardization; quality; cultural brokers; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Socialt arbete; Social work;

    Abstract : Currently, new knowledge domains and professions emerge as a consequence of societal changes that transform that conditions for work and work integrated learning. Integration work directed to newly arrived immigrants is one example of such a new professional knowledge domain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Why Work? Comparative Studies on Welfare Regimes and Individuals' Work Orientations

    University dissertation from SOFI

    Author : Ingrid Esser; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; welfare state; production regime; work values; attitudes to work; employment commitment; retirement preferences; multi-level analysis; comparative; institutions; work motivation; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to examine how different welfare and production regimes may have structured individuals’ work orientations into cross-national patterns by the late 1990s and early 2000s. Three different aspects of work orientations are considered in the three studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experiencing work/non-work Theorising individuals’ process of integrating and segmenting work, family, social and private

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jean-Charles Languilaire and Jönköping International Business School

    Author : Jean-Charles Languilaire; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; work non-work; middle-manager; France; life domains; work-life field; boundary perspective; individuals work non-work experiences;

    Abstract : The relationships between work and personal life have been on the public, business, and research agenda for about 35 years. Perspectives on these relationships have shifted from a work-family to work-life or work-personal life focus, from a conflict to a balance or enrichment view and, finally, from a segmentation to an integration perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. Femininity at Work : Gender, Labour, and Changing Relations of Power in a Swedish Hospital

    University dissertation from Lund : Arkiv förlag & tidskrift

    Author : Rebecca Selberg; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Work Life Studies; Arbetlivsvetenskap; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap; Care; Gender; Femininity; Nursing; Labour process; Ethnography; Neoliberalism; Care work; Nurses;

    Abstract : Gender scholarship has identified how paid care work reproduces male dominance and reinforces women’s subordination, but also how labour and workplaces provide a critical space for women through the development of new forms of identity and struggle. In this ethnographic study of Swedish nurses’ work, the concept of normative femininity is used in order to explore gender, labour, and changing relations of power in the context of the neoliberal transformation of the Swedish welfare state. READ MORE

  5. 5. Empty Labor : Subjectivity and Idleness at Work

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Roland Paulsen; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; organizational misbehavior; workplace resistance; slacking; simulation; cyberloafing; critical theory; sabotage; time waste; instrumental reason;

    Abstract : This thesis is about how and why employees spend large proportions of their working hours on empty labor, i.e. private activities on the job. It is written against the backdrop of a highly debated subject within critical theory, namely the possibility of individuals resisting taken-for-granted power asymmetries. READ MORE