Search for dissertations about: "claims-making"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word claims-making.

  1. 1. Negotiating Social Membership : Immigrant Claims-Making Contesting Borders and Boundaries in Multi-Ethnic Europe

    Author : Zenia Hellgren; Barbara Hobson; Fiona Williams; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Migration; Immigration; Social Membership; Claims-making; Contentious politics; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The concept of social membership is the mainframe for this dissertation, which encompasses four independent articles that approach the boundaries of social membership from different perspectives. Empirically, the focus lies on mobilizing groups that demand an extension of rights and/or inclusion for documented and undocumented immigrants in two European immigration countries: Sweden and Spain. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Social and Political Impact of Natural Disasters : Investigating Attitudes and Media Coverage in the Wake of Disasters

    Author : Frederike Albrecht; Charles Parker; Katrin Uba; Susanne Wallman-Lundåsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Natural disasters in Europe; social capital; social trust; sociology of disasters; politics of disasters; political trust; satisfaction with the government; government accountability; media coverage of disasters; media framing; claims-making; political claims; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Natural disasters are social and political phenomena. Social structures create vulnerability to natural hazards and governments are often seen as responsible for the effects of disasters. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organizing normality : Essays on organizing day activities for people with severe mental disturbances

    Author : Jan-Håkan Hansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; social psychiatry; community psychiatry; day care centres; deinstitutionalization; professionalization; claims-making activities; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the organizing of day activities, outside hospital care, for people with severe mental disturbances in Sweden. The purpose of the study is threefold: to describe the material and structural conditions of day activity settings on a national scale; to analyse some of the ideological claims made in the field; and to discuss problems and possibilities arising when more than one organizational sector is involved in the work. READ MORE

  4. 4. Challenging Rightlessness : On Irregular Migrants and the Contestation of Welfare State Demarcation in Sweden

    Author : Amanda Nielsen; Helena Olofsdotter Stensöta; Per Strömblad; Ulf Mörkenstam; Mikael Spång; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; irregular migrants; undocumented migrants; amnesty; regularisation; social rights; welfare state; citizenship; human rights; discourse theory; Sweden; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the political struggles that followed after the appearance of irregular migrants in Sweden. The analysis starts from the assumption that the group’s precarious circumstances of living disrupted the understanding of Sweden as an inclusive society and shed light on the limits of the welfare state’s inclusionary ambitions. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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