Search for dissertations about: "institutional categories"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words institutional categories.

  1. 1. Improving IT Integration for Higher Education Institutional Performance : Towards a Contextualised IT-Institutional Alignment Model

    Author : Jean Claude Byungura; Henrik Hansson; Ulf Olsson; Masengesho Kamuzinzi; Jimmy Jaldemark; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT integration; IT alignment; Alignment practices; Design science research; Innovation diffusion; Technology adoption; Institutional performance; Higher education; Artefact Evaluation; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : The integration of information technology (IT) into service delivery is currently seen as an innovative strategy to support the modernising of universities worldwide. However, in some institutions in developing countries, including Rwanda, IT has failed to add the intended value to university services, despite huge associated investments in IT. READ MORE

  2. 2. Categorization Work in the Swedish Welfare State : Doctors and social insurance officers on persons with mental ill-health

    Author : Maricel L Knechtel; Michael Allvin; Rafael Lindqvist; Sandra Torres; David Rosenberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; institutional categorization; institutional categories; street-level bureaucrats; discretion; sick leave; sick listing; diagnosis; mental illness; psychiatric diagnosis; moral work; deservingness; worthiness; medical sociology; work capability; medical certification; social insurance; vignette studies; discrimination; labeling; stickiness; social mechanisms; matching; screening; signaling; cognitive categorization; working conditions; conflicting demands; client processing; Human Service Organizations; work approach; primary health care; moral stress; Bayes; work capability; rationing; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to the debate on street-level bureaucracy, which highlights how the decisions made by workers in public bureaucracies effectively become public policy. This debate has paid relatively little attention to the study of how professionals carry out their work by means of institutional categorization, a knowledge gap that this study helps to close. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dilemmas in child custody disputes : the child's best interest in courtroom discourse

    Author : Henrik Ingrids; Karin Aronsson; Lucas Gottzén; Jonathan Potter; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Child custody disputes; discursive psychology; conversation analysis; institutional talk; interactional dilemmas; reported speech; reported affect; blame allocations; social accounts; membership categories; gendered categories; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis examines courtroom interactions involving child custody disputes, exploring how participants during courtroom hearings orient to and manage the task of presenting their own side, while contesting the opposing party, in matters like the child’s best interest, domestic violence, parental neglect and misconduct. Drawing on 42 audio-recorded courtroom examinations of litigating parents by the same side and opponent side attorneys, it examines authentic courtroom hearings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Legitimacy Work : Managing Sick Leave Legitimacy in Interaction

    Author : Marie Flinkfeldt; Maria Eriksson; Elisabet Näsman; Ann Weatherall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; legitimacy; legitimation; legitimacy-in-action; sick leave; sickness absence; sick role; Sweden; social insurance; sickness benefit; conversation analysis; discursive psychology; ethnomethodology; membership categorization analysis; institutional talk; categories; moral work; social interaction; talk-in-interaction; text-in-interaction; meetings; online forums; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how sick leave legitimacy is managed in interaction and develops an empirically driven conceptualization of ‘legitimacy work’. The thesis applies an ethnomethodological framework that draws on conversation analysis, discursive psychology, and membership categorization analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Talking violence, constructing identities : young men in institutional care

    Author : Kjerstin Andersson; Karin Aronsson; James W. Messerschmidt; Sweden Linköping Linköping University Sweden; Faculty of Arts and Sciences Linköping Linköping University The Tema Institute Department of Child Studies; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Violence; identity; Aggression Replacement Training ART ; discourses; masculinity; social categories; positioning; interview; participant observation; Våld; identitet; berättelser; Aggression Replacement Training ART ; diskurser; maskulinitet; sociala kategorier; positionering; intervju; deltagande observation; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to investigate how young men constructing identities in talk about their own use of violence. The study is based on a fieldwork at a youth detention home in Sweden. The data consists of individual interviews and video recordings of the treatment programme Aggression Replacement Training (ART). READ MORE