Search for dissertations about: "institutional work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 258 swedish dissertations containing the words institutional work.

  1. 1. Why Work? Comparative Studies on Welfare Regimes and Individuals' Work Orientations

    University dissertation from SOFI

    Author : Ingrid Esser; Joakim Palme; Stefan Svallfors; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; welfare state; production regime; work values; attitudes to work; employment commitment; retirement preferences; multi-level analysis; comparative; institutions; work motivation; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to examine how different welfare and production regimes may have structured individuals’ work orientations into cross-national patterns by the late 1990s and early 2000s. Three different aspects of work orientations are considered in the three studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teachers' work in times of restructuring: On contextual influences for collegiality and professionality

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis

    Author : Katarina Samuelsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; teachers work; educational restructuring; collegiality; professionality; institutional logics;

    Abstract : The research in this thesis is situated in the intersection of teachers’ work and contexts of education. It departs from an interest in contextual influences on teachers’ work and professionality under restructuring. READ MORE

  3. 3. Legitimacy Work Managing Sick Leave Legitimacy in Interaction

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Marie Flinkfeldt; Maria Eriksson; Elisabet Näsman; Ann Weatherall; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Social Work Approaching Evidence-Based Practice. Rethinking Social Work

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Benitha Eliasson; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Arbetsvetenskap; Human Work Science;

    Abstract : The Swedish public sector has undergone major changes over the last decades, with increased demands to be effective and perform their tasks with high quality, but also with the demand to increase the influence of users and citizens over the support given. This development has influenced how social services organise and how their work is perform, and is one motive given as to why evidence-based practice was introduced. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Maricel L Knechtel; Michael Allvin; Rafael Lindqvist; Sandra Torres; David Rosenberg; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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