Search for dissertations about: "lived transition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words lived transition.

  1. 1. Lived transitions : experiences of learning and inclusion among newly arrived students

    Author : Jenny Nilsson Folke; Nihad Bunar; Karin Aronsson; Dympna Devine; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; lived transition; newly arrived students; post-migration ecology; lived school career; imagined school career; inclusion exclusion; in line out of line; in place out of place; embodied experiences; temporality; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how newly arrived students experience conditions for learning and inclusion in their lived transitions within the Swedish school system. The thesis deploys an ethnographic approach combining interviews with participant observation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Elderly South Africans' in transition : the daily life circumstances, beliefs concerning health and illness and the influences on caring and family structure

    Author : Doris Bohman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Aged; Changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Family; Health and illness beliefs; Interpretive phenomenology; Keeping normality; Modernization; Reciprocity; South Africa; Tradition; Transition; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Activities of daily living; changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Keeping normality; South Africa; health and illness beliefs; interpretive phenomenology; transition; aged; family; modernization; reciprocity; tradition;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to shed light on different aspects of elderly South Africans experiences in a transitional period in order to reach culturally contextual knowledge within gerontological care. The research objectives were to: identify and describe daily life and related concerns and interests as expressed by a group of elderly (I), illuminate how a group of elderly South Africans experience being old in a transitional period (II), study how a group of aged South Africans and their family members describe their intergenerational relations in a transitional period i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning to live with diabetes : as experiencing an expanding life world

    Author : Åsa Kneck; Birgitta Klang; Ingegerd Fagerberg; Regina Wredling; Karolinska institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Illness experience; Transition; Learning; Diabetes mellitus; Life world; Phenonenological hermeneutic; Lived body; Patient perspective; Illness and disease; Chronic illness; Lived experience;

    Abstract : Introduction: Chronic illness, such as diabetes, results in a transition process involving a variety of changes in both bodily function and conditions for living, and requiring broad knowledge and understanding in order to meet new demands. The outcomes of a healthy transition are described as well-being and mastery, in contrast to vulnerability and dependency. READ MORE

  4. 4. Closing the gap : applying health and socio-demographic surveillance to complex health transitions in South and sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Stephen M Tollman; Stig Wall; Demissie Habte; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; demographic surveillance system; health transition; mortality transition; fertility transition; health policy; primary health care; South Africa; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: The challenge of research in resource-poor settings remains a profound concern and is closely linked to African social development. Work of this thesis spans the end of apartheid and first decade of the democratic era in South Africa, along with emergence of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. READ MORE

  5. 5. PARTICIPATION IN NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF OLDER PEOPLE PRIOR TO PUBLIC HOME HELP Older persons', their family members', and assessing home help officers' experiences

    Author : Ann-Christin Janlöv; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicin människa och djur ; age 75 and older; home help officer care manager; needs assessment; family participation; experience; Medicine human and vertebrates ; public home help; transition;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to illuminate older persons' experience of becoming in need of public home help and their family members' experience of this situation. Further, the aim was to illuminate experiences of participation in the needs assessment process of older people and influence on decisions about public home help from the perspective of older needs-assessed persons, their family members, assessing home help officers and external home help officers. READ MORE