Search for dissertations about: "life course"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 435 swedish dissertations containing the words life course.

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

    Author : Masuma Novak; Christina Ahlgren; Anne Hammarström; Kate Hunt; Umeå universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social inequity; pathways; social causation; life course; gender; intersectionality; smoking; musculoskeletal disorders; obesity; social mobility; Sweden; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Gender studies; Genus; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; health services research; näringslära; Nutrition; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; Social environment; Social class; Life style; Obesity etiology; Smoking epidemiology; Musculoskeletal diseases etiology; Intersektionalitet; Socioekonomi; Hälsa vikten rökning Sverige; Sjukdomar kropp levnadsförhållanden; Klasstillhörighet genus utbildning; Social inequity; Pathways; Social causation; Life course; Gender; Intersectionality; Social mobility4; Socioeconomics; Health obesity smoking Sweden; Diseases body living conditions; Class affinity gender education;

    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

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

    Author : Stefan Fors; Olle Lundberg; Carin Lennartsson; Kirsten Avlund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; life-course; health; socioeconomic; childhood; Social work; 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

  3. 3. Experiences of abuse during the life course : disclosure and the care provided in a general psychiatric context

    Author : Karin Örmon; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : Abuse; Disclosure; General psychiatric care; Life course; Mental ill health; women;

    Abstract : Experiences of abuse are common among women in Sweden and being abused during childhood as well as adulthood has consequences for the lives of girls and women. One consequence of abuse is the impact on their mental health, which entails them seeking psychiatric care as a consequence of this. READ MORE

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

    Author : Helena Haage; Lotta Vikström; Erling Häggström Lundevaller; Luciana Quaranta; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

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

    Author : Qinghai Huang; Gunn Johansson; Lars Bergman; Magnus Sverke; Christian Dormann; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; Psychology; 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