Search for dissertations about: "disability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 899 swedish dissertations containing the word disability.

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

    Author : Antonia Pavli; Vasilis Galis; Berth Danermark; Myriam Winance; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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. Disability and gender : Autonomy as an indication of adulthood

    Author : Karin Barron; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Autonomy; disability; gender; youth; adulthood; adult identity; normality; ethics; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this dissertation was initially to examine the relationship between a continuedrequirement of practical assistance in adult life and autonomy. As the work has proceeded, thefocus has come to increasingly be on identifying social obstacles to autonomy, particularly fordisabled young women. READ MORE

  3. 3. Definitions of Disability in Social Sciences : Methodological Perspectives

    Author : Lars Grönvik; Mårten Söder; Jan Tøssebro; Uppsala universitet; []
    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

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

    Author : Sarah Granberg; Berth Danermark; Kerstin Möller; Claes Möller; Jerome Bickenbach; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  5. 5. Postponed Plans : Prospective Memory and Intellectual Disability

    Author : Anna Levén; Björn Lyxell; Annika Dahlgren-Sandberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pprospective memory; intellectual disability; working memory; episodic memory; time perception; Prospektivt minne; utvecklingsstörning; arbetsminne; episodiskt minne; tidsuppfattning; Disability research; Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : Avhandlingen handlar om prospektivt minne (PM) hos personer med utvecklingsstörning. PM syftar på att formulera intentioner och genomföra dessa någon gång i framtiden, antingen inom en definierad tidsram eller i samband med en specifik händelse.Frågeställningar:1. READ MORE