Search for dissertations about: "childhood"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 923 swedish dissertations containing the word childhood.

  1. 1. Childhood Without Children : Ian McEwan and the Critical Study of the Child

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Katherina Dodou; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; English; engelska; representations of childhood in fiction; Ian McEwan; childhood studies; figuration; the British novel;

    Abstract : This study has a twofold ambition. First, it offers a new perspective on Ian McEwan’s works by focusing on his treatment of childhood. Second, by using McEwan’s writing as an example, it seeks to challenge the current critical preoccupation with childhood in the novel in terms solely of child characters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Malaria during pregnancy and childhood A focus on soluble mediators and neutrophils

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University

    Author : Stéphanie Boström; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Plasmodium falciparum; pregnancy; childhood; neutrophils; biomarkers; cytokines; chemokines; antibodies; Fulani; Dogon; immunologi; Immunology;

    Abstract : In areas where malaria is endemic, pregnant women and children bear the main burden of severe and life-threatening malarial disease. The aim of this work was to study the impact of Plasmodium falciparum infection on inflammatory responses in pregnant women and children residing in African countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Children’s Work in Sweden A part of childhood, a path to adulthood

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Tobias Samuelsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Children; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Barn; Children; childhood; work; social studies of childhood; ethnography; child perspective; structuration theory; labour market; Sweden; Barn; barndom; arbete; barndomsstudier; etnografi; barnperspektiv; struktureringsteori; arbetsmarknad; Sverige;

    Abstract : Föreliggande arbete är en etnografisk studie av barn, barndom och arbete i Sverige. Studien var förlagd till två samhällen, ett på landsbygden och ett nära en stor svensk stad. I studien undersöks hur barndom konstrueras i dagens Sverige. I studien används ett barnperspektiv och fokus är på barnens definitioner av arbete. READ MORE

  4. 4. On childhood and the good will: thoughts on ethics and early childhood education

    University dissertation from Malmö University

    Author : Johan Dahlbeck; Malmö University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ethics; early childhood education; education for sustainable development; the good will; Kant; Deleuze; Nietzsche; affect; immanence; transcendence; paradigmatic examples; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to critically examine how ethical principles are conceptualized and applied in educational contexts, focusing on the intersection of early childhood education and education for sustainable development. Its contribution to educational research in general, and to philosophy of education in particular, is to; first, discuss the presumed relation between ethical principles and individual actions and events, and to illustrate how this connection frames the understanding and application of ethics in educational situations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wasting time or having fun? : Cultural meanings of children and childhood

    University dissertation from Linköping : Tema Barn, Linköpings Universitet

    Author : Gisela Eckert; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Children; Childhood; Parental Ideas; Cultural Meaning; Dilemmas; Play; TV; Barndomen; Barn och TV; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study explores contemporary cultural meanings of children and childhood in a Swedish context. Its point of departure is an understanding that the meanings ascribed to what it is to be a child and what childhood is, are part of culture and, as such, transform through time and space. READ MORE