Search for dissertations about: "foreign-born"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the word foreign-born.

  1. 1. Violence against foreign-born women in Sweden

    Author : Cecilia Fernbrant; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Key words: violence against women; foreign-born; mortality; gender equity; social isolation; Iraqi refugees; Thai women;

    Abstract : Violence against women (VAW) is an increasing public health concern. Prevalence of such violence may potentially be greater among foreign-born women due to lack of empowerment and other contributing factors. Research concerning violence against foreign-born women in Sweden is scarce. READ MORE

  2. 2. Façading in transcultural caring relationships : Healthcare staff and foreign-born parents in childhood cancer care

    Author : Pernilla Pergert; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Pediactric oncology; Coping; Foreign-born; Transcultural; Caring relationships; Communication; Grounded theory; Interviews; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Psychology; Psykologi; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Pediatric oncology; coping; foreign-born; transcultural; caring relationships; communication; grounded theory; interviews.;

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  3. 3. Morbidity and mortality among foreign-born Swedes

    Author : Björn Albin; Katarina Hjelm; Töres Theorell; Sölve Elmståhl; Jan Ekberg; Geriatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gerontology; edidemiology; public health; longitudinal study; health care utilisation; causes of death; mortality; Sweden; transients and migrants; Gerontologi; Health and Caring Sciences; Hälsovetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : Aims: The general aim of this thesis was to describe and compare the group of foreign-born persons living in Sweden and native Swedes with regard to health development over time, thus studying the influence of migration on health. Methods: All four studies are based on data from Statistics Sweden (SCB) and the National Board of Health and Welfare, Centre for Epidemiology covering the period 1970?1999. READ MORE

  4. 4. Maternal Mortality in Sweden : Classification, Country of Birth, and Quality of Care

    Author : Annika Esscher; Birgitta Essén; Ulf Högberg; Jos van Roosmalen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; underreporting; foreign-born; immigrants; low-income countries; suboptimal care; audit; suicide; reproductive age; maternal death; maternal care; Medical Science; Medicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : After decades of decrease, maternal mortality rates have shown a slight increase in Europe. Immigrants, especially Africans, have shown to be at higher risk than native women. This could not be explained solely by well-known obstetric and socio-economic risk factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Temporary Jobs in Sweden: Incidence, Exit, and On-the-Job Training

    Author : Mårten Wallette; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; segmentation; Swedish-born; foreign-born; gender; on-the-job training; exit probability; incidence; on-call jobs; probation jobs; project jobs; replacement jobs; Temporary jobs; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses different aspects of temporary jobs in the Swedish labour market during 1991-1999. Throughout the thesis we put special focus on differences between the genders, and differences between native-born and foreign-born workers. READ MORE