Search for dissertations about: "attitude toward"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the words attitude toward.

  1. 1. Love ain't got no color? : Attitude toward interracial marriage in Sweden

    Author : Sayaka Osanami Törngren; Björn Fryklund; Anders Wigerfelt; Charles Westin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Interracial marriage; attitudes; race; Contact Hypothesis; group position; prejudice and stereotypes; colorblindness; perception of difference; mixed methods; Interrnarriage; attityder; race; kontakthypotes; gruppositioner; fördomar och stereotyper; färgblindhet; perception av skillnad; mixed methods; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Attitudes; Race; Group position; Prejudice and stereotypes; Colorblindness; Perception of difference; Mixed methods;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the geographical area of Malmö, the third largest city in Sweden, and examines the majority society’s opinions and attitudes toward interracial dating, marriage and childbearing. The dissertation is driven by two theoretical frames: the theory of race as ideas constructed through the perception of visible differences and the theory of prejudice and stereotypes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Heteronormativity in a Nursing Context : Attitudes toward Homosexuality and Experiences of Lesbians and Gay Men

    Author : Gerd Röndahl; Marianne Carlsson; Sune Innala; Kerstin Segesten; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caring sciences; lesbians and gay men; homosexual; social norms; heteronormativity; intergroup relation; attitude; communication; nursing; Vårdvetenskap; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The general aim of the project was to describe the situation of lesbians and gay men in a nursing environment by studying the attitudes of nursing staff and students, and the experiences of gay nursing staff in their work environment and of gay patients and partners in their encounters with nursing. The study for papers I and II had a descriptive, comparative design. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE WINDING ROAD TO WOMANHOOD. Adolescents? attitudes towards menstruation, womanhood and sexual health - observational and interventional studies

    Author : Gun Rembeck; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Adolescent; Attitude; Emotions; Gender; HIV; Learning; Menarche; Menstruation; Mother-child relations; Puberty; Sex education; Sexuality; Sexually transmitted infections; Transition;

    Abstract : Menarche is a unique marker of female maturation representing the transition from childhood to womanhood. When entering adolescence, children face a number of challenges in areas such as the parent-adolescent relationship, development of the self and identity, an expanding network of social relationships, pubertal changes and the development of sexuality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with epilepsy : young people with uncomplicated epilepsy and adults with newly debuted epilepsy

    Author : Lena Räty; Matti Sillanpää; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescence; antiepileptic drug; attitude; epilepsy; health; self-concept; self-esteem; seizure type; seizure control; sense of coherence; quality of life; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to illuminate experiences of living with uncomplicated epilepsy, i.e. epilepsy without any associated neurological impainnents. The focus was on young people, aged 13- 22 (II, III, IV), and adults, aged 18-65 (I), with newly debuted epilepsy, i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Values and Attitudes across Peace Operations : Change and Stability in the Political Psychology of Swedish ISAF Soldiers

    Author : Ralph Sundberg; Kristine Höglund; Erik Melander; Karen Brounéus; Christopher Cohrs; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peace support operations; peacekeeping; soldiers; ISAF; Afghanistan; political psychology; combat exposure; values; value change; attitudes toward violence; attitude change; personality; Big Five; person-environment fit; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Participation in Peace Support Operations (PSOs) is one of the most common military duties assigned to present-day Western soldiers. Previous research concerned with the psychological effects of these missions on the individual soldier has focused on issues of mental health and how to ensure military effectiveness. READ MORE