Search for dissertations about: "home production"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 swedish dissertations containing the words home production.

  1. 1. Ergonomics at Home : Design for Safe Living and Home Care

    Author : Jenny Hjalmarson; Tore Johan Larsson; Stefan Lundberg; Lars Nyberg; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ergonomics; aging; work posture; four-wheeled walker; home care worker; living at home; accessibility;

    Abstract : The home should represent safety and security for the person who lives there, and this is an important factor for independence and autonomy in very old age. With aging populations, the needs for long-term care increase, care provided by spouses and/or from the growing home care sector. Injuries among these groups are common. READ MORE

  2. 2. Borderline archaeology : a practice of contemporary archaeology - exploring aspects of creative narratives and performative cultural production

    Author : Fiona Campbell; Jonna Ulin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; BorderLine Archaology; rhizome; border theory; contemporary archaeology; performance art; performance studies; performativity; material culture; cultural production; the archaeological; performative writing; creative narratives; mapping; parasite; eventscape; walkscape; site-seeing; site-specificity; subjectivity; otherness; excavation; repetition; re-presentation; past-present; labyrinth; movement; croft; family-landscape; postmemory; family album; home;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a joint dissertation, written by two people about the connectivity of two practices; archaeology and performance. Its contents focus upon the creation of a hybrid field of study that has only just begun to exist. READ MORE

  3. 3. Performing Co-production : On the logic and practice of shopping at IKEA

    Author : Frida Andersson; Irene Molina; Susan Smith; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; performativity; IKEA; experiential retailing; consumer studies; branding; materiality; shopping; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography;

    Abstract : Contemporary western society has often been described as a “consumer society” in relation to the producer oriented form that characterised the industrial society. While consumer habits used to be seen as a reflection of a person’s occupational status or place in a stable societal hierarchy, it has now become recognised as a practice through which people’s identity and status is partially defined by the choices they make as consumers. READ MORE

  4. 4. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure : preventive home visits among healthy seniors

    Author : Klas-Göran Sahlén; Lars Lindholm; Lars Dahlgren; Carsten Hendriksen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; preventive home visits; mortality; care utilisation; senior production; cost effectiveness; realist synthesis; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; health services research;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to contribute to existing knowledge. If the knowledge is not useful in building society it has limited value. In order to be a tool for decision-makers, Preventive Home Visits (PHVs) are described and discussed according to a realist synthesis approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on Household Labor Supply and Home Production

    Author : Elina Pylkkänen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Hourly wage rate; Random effects; Labor supply; Discrete choice; Policy simulation; Single mothers; Welfare participation; Fixed costs of working; Home production; Household productivity; Time use; Parental leave; Childcare; Family policies; Career interruptions;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained empirical studies on different topics in labor economics based on the Swedish data. Short summaries on each paper are given below: Paper [1]: The aim is to construct models for predicting hourly wage rates and household labor supply for a dynamic microsimulation model, Sesim. READ MORE