Search for dissertations about: "identity construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 127 swedish dissertations containing the words identity construction.

  1. 1. Identity Construction : The Case of Young Women in Rasht

    Author : Padideh Pakpour; Carina Jahani; Nigel Musk; Sally Boyd; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Iran; Rasht; intersectionality; sociolinguistics; identity; membership categorisation analysis; social categories; language norms; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This study took place in the city of Rasht, which is the capital of Gilan Province, situated in North-Western Iran. The aim has been to investigate how a group of young Rashti women constitute their identities through their talk-in-interaction, and how they relate to the concept of Rashti, be it the dialect, people living in a geographical area, or a notion of collective characteristics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Global careerists’ identity construction : A narrative study of repeat expatriates and international itinerants

    Author : Malin Näsholm; Nils Wåhlin; Tommy Jensen; Christopher Brewster; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; global careers; repeat expatriates; international itinerants; narrative; career; identity construction; social identity;

    Abstract : Research on international work experiences has to a great extent focused on an international assignment as a single event, and on how to optimize it from the organization’s perspective. This thesis addresses individuals’ subjective experiences of international work experiences and focuses on individuals with global careers, who see working abroad as a major element of their careers, involving several international assignments or international work experiences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reframed Identity : Red Cross nurses' identity formation between 1945 and 1977

    Author : Trine Jønland Højsgaard; Anders Gustavsson; Annika Ullman; Per Ekstrand; Marja Schuster; Berit Berg; Röda Korsets Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Occupational identity; nurse training; hermeneutics; total institution; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The overall aim is to explore the construction of nurse identity at the Red Cross Nursing School (RCNS) in Sweden, between 1945 and 1977, when nursing became part of the system of higher education in Sweden. Occupational identity is understood as a construct both of social learning and of a self-image. READ MORE

  4. 4. Construction of Transnational Identities? : a study of how multiple international assignments influence individuals' identity processes

    Author : Malin Näsholm; Nils Wåhlin; Tommy Jensen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; international assignments; identity construction; career; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis examines multiple international assignments from an identity construction perspective, and identification or social identities as part thereof. A distinction is made between repeat expatriates, employed by the same company over several assignments abroad, and international itinerants, who move abroad working for several different companies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Identity construction and memory after Subarachnoid Haemorrhage : Patients' accounts and relatives' and patients' statements in relation to memory tests

    Author : Elisabeth Berggren; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : SAH; Stroke; Pain; Memory; Decisions; Meaning-making; Identity-construction; memory tests; interviews; Medical sciences; Medicin;

    Abstract : Background: A Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is a complex pathophysiological event and most patients have, before the onset, felt completely well. Being stricken by a SAH is a dramatic event, often followed by unconsciousness and memory problems. This may influence the adjustment to daily life. READ MORE