Search for dissertations about: "homelessness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 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. Free to Move Along : On the Urbanisation of Cross-border Mobility Controls - A Case of Roma 'EU migrants' in Malmö, Sweden

    University dissertation from Malmö University

    Author : Maria Persdotter; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2019]
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; migration; borders; urban governance; vulnerable EU citizens; eu migrants; squatting; racialisation; homelessness; eu citizenship;

    Abstract : This thesis traces the local government response to the presence of impoverished and street-homeless so-called vulnerable EU-citizens in Malmö (Sweden’s third largest city) between the years 2014-2016, and develops an analysis about how bordering takes place in cities. “Vulnerable EU-citizens” is an established term in the Swedish context, used by the authorities to refer to citizens of other EU Member States who are staying in Sweden without a right of residence and in situations of extreme poverty and marginality. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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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