Search for dissertations about: "disability studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 557 swedish dissertations containing the words disability studies.

  1. 1. Creative Disability Classification Systems The case of Greece, 1990-2015

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Antonia Pavli; Örebro universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; classification system; statistics; medicalization; disability movement; disability fraud; corporatism; economic crisis; STS; disability theory; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Science;

    Abstract : Disability classification systems belong to the core of states’ social/disability policies through which persons with disabilities are classified as eligible or ineligible for having access to disability allowances. The study of disability classification systems has stimulated the interest of several scholars from the broader area of disability studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Functioning and disability in adults with hearing loss the preparatory studies in the ICF Core sets for hearing loss project

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Sarah Granberg; Örebro universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hearing loss; adults; ICF; classification; functioning; disability; linking; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Science;

    Abstract : Hearing loss (HL) is a health condition that affects more than 360 million people worldwide. The findings from previous research point at the adverse relationship between adults with hearing loss and important aspects of everyday life such as social relations, communication and work-related tasks. READ MORE

  3. 3. After Inclusion : Intellectual Disability as Biopolitics

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Niklas Altermark; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016-05-22]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; intellectual disability; disability studies; biopolitics; Foucault; Butler; crip theory; inclusion; inclusion exclusion;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines contemporary politics targeting people with intellectual disabilities. Since this group first emerged, under labels such as ‘idiocy’ and ‘mental deficiency’, around the turn of the 20th century, its members have been seen as lacking the capacities necessary for citizenship and full societal belonging. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mathematical Learning Disability Cognitive Conditions, Development and Predictions

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Rickard Östergren; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mathematical learning disability; dyscalculia; mathematical cognition; number sense; Matematiska inlärningssvårigheter; dyskalkyli; matematisk kognition; antalsuppfattning;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present thesis was to test and contrast hypotheses about the cognitive conditions that support the development of mathematical learning disability (MLD). Following hypotheses were tested in the thesis: a) domain general deficit, the deficit is primarily located in the domain general systems such as the working memory, b) number sense deficit, the deficit is located in the innate approximate number system (ANS), c) numerosity coding deficit, the deficit is located to a exact number representation system, d) access deficit, the deficit is in the mapping between symbols and the innate number representational system (e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Definitions of Disability in Social Sciences Methodological Perspectives

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lars Grönvik; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Sociology; disability; concept analysis; methodology; definitions; disability research; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how disability researchers define disability. It is based on four studies. The first describes different definitions of disability in disability research. The second study is a conceptual analysis of the use of disability in a sample of disability research classics. READ MORE