Search for dissertations about: "family support"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 646 swedish dissertations containing the words family support.

  1. 1. Child Support Law in California and Sweden : a Comparison Across Welfare State Models

    Author : Elizabeth Stuart Perry; Viola Boström; Pär Hallström; Nick Wikeley; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child support; family law; comparative law; comparative family law; Scandinavia; welfare state; California family law; Swedish family law; welfare law; financial consequences of divorce; solo parent households; sociology of the family; social democratic welfare state model; liberal welfare state model; child support reform; child support enforcement; child maintenance; United States child support; child support theory; underhåll till barn; underhållsbidrag; underhållsstöd; välfärdsmodeller; Kalifornien; amerikansk familjerätt; familjerätt; family law;

    Abstract : Ensuring just distribution of and adequate funding for children whose parents do not live together is a global legal challenge. It affects many families as well as every legal jurisdiction’s welfare state and family law. READ MORE

  2. 2. A family landscape : On the geographical distances between elderly parents and adult children in Sweden

    Author : Anna Hjälm; Gunnar Malmberg; Anders Brändström; Emma Lundholm; Clara Mulder; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Family; elderly parents; adult children; intergenerational; child-parent proximity; migration; distance; ageing; support; register data; Sweden; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : With a background in the ageing of the population and the new challenges facing individuals, families and the welfare state, the aim of this thesis is to analyse the changing family landscape and the geographical distances between elderly parents and adult children. The thesis consists of four empirical studies derived from three different sources of data: In the first paper (Paper I), historical population data is combined with modern register data for two Swedish regions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Family caregiving for persons with heart failure : Perspectives of family caregivers, persons with heart failure and registered nurses

    Author : Annelie K Gusdal; Lene Martin; Karin Josefsson; Eva Thors Adolfsson; Anna Strömberg; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Attitudes; cardiovascular nursing; caregiving; content analysis; family; family caregiver; family-centered nursing; family systems theory; heart failure; informal caregiver; interview; intervention; older person; pretest-posttest design; questionnaire; web survey; Anhörigvårdare; attityder; familj; familjecentrerad omvårdnad; frågeformulär; före- och efter design; hjärtsvikt; informell vårdgivare; innehållsanalys; intervention; intervju; kardiovaskulär omvårdnad; webbenkät; äldre person; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Heart failure is a growing public health problem associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Family support positively affects outcomes for the person with heart failure while also leading to caregiver burden. Registered nurses have a key role in supporting and meeting the needs of family caregivers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Victimization, Positioning, and Support : Young Victims' Experiences of Crime

    Author : Sara Thunberg; Åsa Källström; Kjerstin Andersson Bruck; Terese Glatz; Simon Green; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth; Young People; Victimization; Support; Positioning; Professional; Family; Friends; Information; Practical help;

    Abstract : Victimization early in life can result in a number of different short and long-term consequences, for which young people might need help and support. However, from previous research it is unclear what kind of support young people perceive as supportive. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learner support for distance learners : A study of six cases of ICT-based distance education institutions in China

    Author : Shuting Gao; Vinayagum Chinapah; Shangwu Zhao; Chang Zhu; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learner support; student support; support services; peer support; learner center; collaborative learning; interaction; motivation; critical thinking; creative thinking; deep learning; higher order learning; group learning; small group work; Community of Inquiry CoI ; ICT-based distance learning; Radio and TV University; distance education; Web-based learning; e-Learning; adult education; higher education; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on learner support in Chinese distance education. It draws a picture of Chinese modern distance education, covering the major issues in the field of learner support, and small group work as peer support. READ MORE