Search for dissertations about: "life story"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 swedish dissertations containing the words life story.

  1. 1. Women's varying life careers and shifting life-patterns : a study of Swedish women born in 1948

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Eva Wirén; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; life-career; life-pattern; difference; representation; longitudinal; quantitative; text; stories; Bourdieu; post-structural theories; deconstruction; feminism;

    Abstract : This study is about a generation of Swedish women's varying life-careers and shifting lifepatterns. As empirical base for the study is used a longitudinal data material collected at the two main time-points, in 1961 and in 1980. The purpose of the study is twofold. READ MORE

  2. 2. Narrating Gypsies, Telling Travellers A Sudy of the Relational Self in Four Life Stories

    University dissertation from Umeå : Moderna språk

    Author : Martin Shaw; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; life story; relationality; habitus; narration; Gypsy; Traveller; United Kingdom and Northern Ireland; embodied subjectivity; Post- and internal colonialisms; violence s ; self-domination; domination;

    Abstract : To say that Gypsy and/or Traveller and/or Romany life stories have existed on the periphery of literary studies can be considered an understatement. In this study of the relational self, Narrating Gypsies, Telling Travellers, examines the discursive and structural complexities involved in the practices of writing and speaking in the production process and narrative trajectories of the life stories of Gordon Sylvester Boswell (1970), Nan Joyce (1985), Jimmy Stockins (2000), and Jess Smith (2002 and 2003). READ MORE

  3. 3. Fragile identities, patched-up worlds Dementia and meaning-making in social interaction

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Linda Örulv; Lars-Christer Hydén; Nina Nikku; Staffan Josephsson; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alzheimer’s disease; communication; confabulation; context; continuity; dignity; disorientation; ethnographic methods; ethnography; identity; life history; life story; meaning; microethics; narrative; progressive dementia diseases; sense-making; social interaction; storytelling; vascular dementia; Alzheimers sjukdom; berättande; desorientering; etnografiska metoder; identitet; kommunikation; konfabulering; kontext; kontinuitet; livsberättelse; mening; mikroetik; narrativ; progressiva demenssjukdomar; samspel; social interaktion; vaskulärdemens; värdighet; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Human communication; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Kommunikation mellan människor;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling fokuserar på det meningsskapande och begripliggörande som fortgår vid tilltagande demenssjukdom, i det sociala samspelet, och de utmaningar för demens-omsorgen som detta innebär. Studien är aktörsorienterad och adresserar frågan om hur personer med åldersrelaterade progressiva demenssjukdomar i den vardagliga kommuni-kationen söker förstå sina situationer, omgivningen och sina liv – alltsammans inom ra-men för det dagliga samspelet på ett demensboende. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swedish Working Life Research Formation and conceptual development of a research field in transition

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Carin Håkansta; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrial Work Environment; Industriell produktionsmiljö; Arbetsvetenskap; Human Work Science;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of working life research in Sweden by focusing on the conceptual and institutional evolution of the field. The analyses include the roles of the researchers and other actors as well as theories and processes that form and have formed working life research. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life-story perspective on caring within cultural contexts experiences of severe illness and of caring

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Terttu Häggström; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2004]

    Abstract : People are afflicted by severe illnesses and adversities in life and they practice care privately and professionally in different cultural contexts from the view of their own life-story perspective. Five studies with a qualitative approach were linked together with the overall aim of disclosing the experience of severe illness and caring with a life-story perspective in different cultural contexts. READ MORE