Search for dissertations about: "life prospects"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words life prospects.

  1. 1. Early life origins of health and well-being in modern Sweden

    Author : Serhiy Dekhtyar; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; demography; health; developmental origins; early life hypothesis; Barker hypothesis; life course; intergenerational mobility; entry into motherhood; childhood cognitive ability; dementia; 20th century Sweden; register data;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine the role of early life environments for a variety of individual-level health and socioeconomic outcomes in contemporary Sweden. Ever-expanding human lifespans have contributed to the emergence of novel socio-health phenomena confronting contemporary Swedish society. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Shadows of the Past : A Study of Life-World and Identity of Serbian Youth after the Milošević Regime

    Author : Jelena Spasenić; Hugh Beach; Lars Hagborg; Kjell Magnusson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; phenomenology; anthropology; socialization; life-world; identity; self; schema; memory; youth; school; Serbia; Yugoslavia; Milošević; family; society; post-war situation; popular culture; urban-rural; modern-traditional; social change; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the consequences of the Milošević regime and the Yugoslav wars in the 1990s for young people in Serbia. It deals with the conditions under which recent history makes itself relevant in the lives of two high-school classes of eighteen- and nineteen-year-olds. READ MORE

  3. 3. The long and winding road : A life course approach to retirement behaviour

    Author : Johan Örestig; Mikael Stattin; Björn Halleröd; Daniel Larsson; Staffan Marklund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Retirement Ageing Life course Well-being Work; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Background: This thesis explores the retirement behaviour of older people approaching retirement decisions. The research questions in focus deal with the attitudes toward work, the retirement preferences and the subjective well-being of the "youngest old", i.e. people aged 55–64. READ MORE

  4. 4. On oral health-related quality of life in Swedish young adults

    Author : Gunvi Johansson; Anna-Lena Östberg; Margareta Strandmark; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; measures; oral health; young adults; quality of life; measures;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT On Oral Health-Related Quality of Life in Swedish young adults Gunvi Johansson Department of Behavioral and Community Dentistry, Institute of Odontology Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Göteborg, Sweden Young adults in Sweden have grown up with dental care free of charge until the age of twenty. Their self-perceived oral health has been reported as being good, but rapid changes in society have led to a weaker economic situation for many young adults, which may influence their dental attendance and priorities concerning oral health and oral health care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Intra-Family Information Flow and Prospects for Communication Systems

    Author : Hans Nässla; Sture Hägglund; David Carr; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; communication technology; family bulletin boards; multiple interfaces; cell-phone; PDA; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : Today, information and communication technology is not only for professional use, but also for private tasks. In this thesis, the use of such technology for managing family information flow is investigated. Busy family life today, with school, work and leisure activites, makes coordination and synchronisation a burden. READ MORE