Search for dissertations about: "homelessness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word homelessness.

  1. 1. Needed by Nobody : Homelessness, Humiliation, and Homelessness in Post-Socialist Russia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Tova Höjdestrand; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography Social anthropology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi Socialantropologi; Russia; post-socialist society; homelessness; housing; state surveillance; informal economy; urban space; intimate social relationships; gender; identity; ;

    Abstract : Homelessness became a conspicuous facet of Russian metropolitan cityscapes only in the 1990s, when the Soviet criminalization of ‘vagrancy’ and similar offences was abolished. This study investigates homelessness as a sociostructural phenomenon as well as an individually experienced life condition, with a focus on homeless people in St. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exit Strategies: Testing Ecological Prediction Models of Resilient Outcomes in Youth with Histories of Homelessness

    University dissertation from Library and Archives Canada

    Author : Sophie Liljedahl; [2010-01-10]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth; homelessness; resilience;

    Abstract : National incidence and prevalence estimates of homelessness in Canadian youth are unknown. However, a recent annual profile of shelter users in a large urban centre estimated that one in five consumers of emergency shelter services are youth. Adolescence is a period of vulnerability from developmental perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Constitution of Movement in Rudy Wiebe's Fiction A Phenomenological Study of Three Mennonite Novels

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department och English, Stockholm University

    Author : Malin E. Sigvardson; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Rudy Wiebe; movement; kinesis; kinaesthesia; directedness; phenomenology; Christianity; Edmund Husserl; Canadian literature; Mennonites; faith; regeneration; eschatology; Peace Shall Destroy Many ; The Blue Mountains of China ; Sweeter Than All the World ; work; migration; corporeality; immobilization; focalization; homelessness; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This study investigates movement as a phenomenon of constituting directedness in the Canadian writer Rudy Wiebe’s Mennonite novels. In Peace Shall Destroy Many (1962), in The Blue Mountains of China (1970), and in Sweeter Than All the World (2001), the phenomenon of movement is complexly at work as a decisive factor on numerous levels of constitution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Houses of Fiction. Henry James and the Art of Homelessness

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Celia Aijmer; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

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  5. 5. Homelessness and health : analysis of mortality and morbidity from a gender perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Ulla Beijer; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Homeless people; gender; hospital care; mortality; mental disorders; substance misuse; physical diseases;

    Abstract : In this thesis, results from epidemiological cohort studies of morbidity and mortality among homeless men and women are presented. Comparisons were made with the general population concerning hospital care for somatic diseases, injury and mental disorders, and concerning mortality. READ MORE