Search for dissertations about: "early life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1293 swedish dissertations containing the words early life.

  1. 1. Life after death The diffusion of Swedish life insurance - Dynamics of financial and social modernization 1830-1950

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Institutionen för ekonomisk historia

    Author : Liselotte Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic history; life insurance; married women s property rights; industrial life insurance; funeral cost; sales promotion; policyholder; Sweden; culture; financial system; women; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to understand the diffusion process of Swedish life insurance during the period c. 1830-1950, with the specific aim to understand financial modernization and social mobilization as reflected in the diffusion of life insurance to less well-to-do classes and women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Scarred for Life. How conditions in early life affect socioeconomic status, reproduction and mortality in Southern Sweden, 1813-1968

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Luciana Quaranta; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early life; selection and scarring; diet and disease; life course; historical demography; southern Sweden; 19th and 20th century;

    Abstract : The aim of this doctoral thesis is to contribute to the debate on the importance of diet and disease in explaining the mortality decline and the general literature of the long-term effects of early life conditions. Using individual-level data from Southern Sweden for 1813 to 1968, this work measures the impacts of grain prices during the foetal stage and infant mortality rates during the year of birth on mortality over the full life course, as well as on female socioeconomic status attainment and reproductive health. READ MORE

  3. 3. Early life origins of health and well-being in modern Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Economic History, Lund University

    Author : Serhiy Dekhtyar; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; demography; health; developmental origins; early life hypothesis; Barker hypothesis; life course; intergenerational mobility; entry into motherhood; childhood cognitive ability; dementia; 20th century Sweden; register data;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English The aim of this thesis is to examine the role of early life environments for a variety of individual-level health and socioeconomic outcomes in contemporary Sweden. A research framework has recently emerged suggesting that individual long-term wellbeing is, to a large extent, dependent on the establishment of a healthy trajectory of growth and development during the early moments of life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Overweight and Obesity in Preschool Children : Early Risk Factors and Early Identification

    University dissertation from Halmstad : Halmstad University Press

    Author : Annelie Lindholm; Högskolan i Halmstad.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; abdominal adiposity; adiposity rebound; body mass index; childhood obesity; childhood overweight; early growth patterns; infancy peak; preschool children; waist-to-height ratio;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Overweight and obesity in children has reached epidemic proportions in recent decades, and even the youngest age groups are affected. Excess weight during childhood often follows the child into adulthood and is associated with diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes mellitus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Thinking the Bronze Age Life and Death in Early Helladic Greece

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erika Weiberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Classical archaeology and ancient history; prehistoric Greece; Early Helladic; social space; embodiment; mortuary practices; the past in the past; Lerna; Aghios Kosmas; Tsepi; Manika; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This is a study about life and death in prehistory, based on the material remains from the Early Bronze Age on the Greek mainland (c. 3100-2000 BC). It deals with the settings of daily life in the Early Helladic period, and the lives and experiences of people within it. READ MORE