Search for dissertations about: "children s rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words children s rights.

  1. 1. We are all the same, but... : Kenyan and Swedish school children's views on children's rights

    Author : Nina Thelander; Solveig Hägglund; Lynn Davies; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Children´s rights; the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child; education; participation; non-discrimination; universal; children and childhoods; cultural politics of childhood; Pedagogiskt arbete; Educational Work;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a study on how school children in Kenya and Sweden express their views on children’s rights, in particular rights related to participation, non-discrimination, and education. The overall purpose was to explore the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, its claim to be universal and its relevance for children in various school and life contexts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Working children´s experiences and their right to health and well-being

    Author : Birgitta Rubenson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Working children; childhood images; narratives; child rights; adolescent health; domestic servants; shoe shiners; sex workers; Vietnam;

    Abstract : Freedom from labour and the duty to learn for the future in a separate and protected surrounding are main features characterising the modem concept of childhood, reflected in the CRC. Schools are, however, not available or not affordable for many children in the world, especially not beyond the few years of primary education. READ MORE

  3. 3. Facets of Work–Life Balance across Europe : How the interplay of institutional contexts, work arrangements and individual resources affect capabilities for having a family, and for being involved in family life

    Author : Susanne Fahlén; Barbara Hobson; Livia Sz. Oláh; Chiara Saraceno; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; capability approach; childbearing; family-friendly work; family policies; work–life balance; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to explore various dimensions of work–life balance in Europe. I examine the extent to which institutional factors, working conditions and individual resources influence individuals’ capabilities to have a family and engage in family life. READ MORE

  4. 4. All Parents in Focus : Governing parents and children in universal parenting training

    Author : Hetty Rooth; Maja Söderbäck; Ulla Forinder; Katarina Piuva; Ingrid Söderlind; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis deals with power and control in public health interventions in Sweden using structured parental support programs. The aim is to visualize how parents and children's relationships are described and discussed in manuals and courses intended for all parents with children between the ages of 0 and 17 and how the children themselves describe in their family. READ MORE

  5. 5. Novel Technique for Analysing Volatile Compounds in Indoor Dust : Application of Gas Chromatography – UV Spectrometry to the Study of Building-Related Illness

    Author : Anders Nilsson; Christer Tagesson; Verner Lagesson; Göran Strid; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : acrylates adverse effects; air pollution; ultraviolet; indoor analysis; chromatography; gas; environmental exposure adverse effects; sick building syndrome etiology; dust; volatilization; Spectrophotometry; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : It is now generally acknowledged that particulate air pollution can cause respiratory symptoms and that indoor dust particles may be associated with mucous membrane irritation and odour annoyance. One reason for this may be that dust particles adsorb large quantities of gases and other volatile compounds. READ MORE