Search for dissertations about: "life course"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 368 swedish dissertations containing the words life course.

  1. 1. Blood on the tracks Life-course perspectives on health inequalities in later life

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Work, Stockholm University

    Author : Stefan Fors; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; life-course; health; socioeconomic; childhood; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; Social Work; socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to explore social inequalities in: a) mortality during mid-life, b) health in later life, and c) old-age mortality, from a life-course perspective. The studies are based on longitudinal Swedish survey and registry data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disability in individual life and past society life-course perspectives of people with disabilities in the Sundsvall region of Sweden in the nineteenth century

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Helena Haage; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; disability; nineteenth century; marriage; mortality; partner selection; life course; event history analysis; sequence analysis; gender; Sweden; historisk demografi; Historical Demography; historia; History;

    Abstract : What did a life with disability imply for individuals in a past society? Since disabled men and women have long been hidden in history, the aim with this thesis is to uncover them and their living conditions in nineteenth-century Sweden, represented by the Sundsvall region. The data consist of parish registers, which help to trace people’s life courses and the consequences if disabilities interfered with their lives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social inequity in health Explanation from a life course and gender perspective

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Institutionen för Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Masuma Novak; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social inequity; pathways; social causation; life course; gender; intersectionality; smoking; musculoskeletal disorders; obesity; social mobility; Sweden; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; näringslära; Nutrition; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: A boy child born in a Gothenburg suburb has a life expectancy that is nine years shorter than that of another child just 23 km away, and among girls the difference is five years. There is no necessary biological reason to this observed difference. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Nature of Women’s Career Development Determinants and Consequences of Career Patterns

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Qinghai Huang; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; career patterns; life career; occupational career; life course; human agency; family context; job perception; work attitude; quality of life; allostatic load; wellbeing; person-oriented approach; life history approach; sequence analysis; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : Existing career theories are largely based on a stable working environment and have focused excessively on men and single work roles. In the postindustrial era, however, women’s careers, characterized by the constant negotiation of multiple roles and more frequent job changes, have had implications on the changing nature of careers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dwelling in time: Studies on life course spatial adaptability

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Anna Braide; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; spatial adaptability; adaptable apartments; residential resilience; living process; life course; dwelling; social sustainability.;

    Abstract : The ongoing demographic transformation entails profound changes in population structures and implies constantly renewed needs and requests for different apartment space configurations. This challenges the field of design and calls for more adequate apartment solutions for a sustainable urban future. READ MORE