Search for dissertations about: "marketisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the word marketisation.

  1. 1. Modernisation and marketisation : The Chinese kindergarten in the 1990s

    Author : Limin Gu; Gunilla Halldén; Inger M. Andersson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Chinese kindergarten; early childhood education; reform; modernisation; marketisation; structure; ideology; change; continuity; progress; conflict; differentiation;

    Abstract : This is a study of changes in Chinese kindergarten education in the era of the post-Mao four modernisations. Based on fieldwork carried out in China in 1997, this thesis examined the changes of Chinese kindergarten education at two levels — changes in system (structural change) and changes in educational activities (curriculum and ideological change), especially for the period of the 1990s. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nursing homes on public display : Reputation management in the new landscape of Swedish eldercare

    Author : Elisabeth Carlstedt; Socialhögskolan; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nursing homes; eldercare; reputation management; marketisation; audits; mediatization; neo-institutional theory; Äldreboende; äldreomsorg; anseendehantering; marknadisering; granskning; medialisering; nyinstitutionell teori;

    Abstract : The general perception of Swedish nursing homes has historically been gloomy. Nursing homes have been associated with a passive, isolated, and institutionalised ‘fourth age’ life. Media reports and the public debate have largely stressed the need for organisational improvements, and called for transparency and control. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hooked on Markets : Revaluing Coastal Fisheries in Liberal Rural Capitalism

    Author : Alexander Dobeson; Patrik Aspers; Vessela Misheva; Koray Çalışkan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; marketisation; economisation; valuation; evaluation; practice theory; technology; quality; relational ethnography; natural resources; fisheries; rural capitalism;

    Abstract : Natural resource–based economies are typically embedded in rural networks of production. In recent years, however, the privatisation of access rights and the organisation of markets have substantially transformed some of these rural economies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development and 'The other within': the culturalisation of the political economy of poverty in the Northern Uplands of Viet Nam

    Author : Bent D. Jørgensen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; poverty; poverty alleviation; development; marginalisation; privatisation; modernisation; marketisation; democratisation; development studies; upland development; ethnic minorities; Hmong; Dao; Muong; Viet Nam Vietnam .;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the issue of poverty in eight villages in Northern Viet Nam during the current Doi Moi reforms. In all reforms, poverty alleviation has been a main concern for which market economy and economic growth have been seen as largely successful tools. However, in parallel to economic growth, the social inequality has increased. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing social work : Organisational conditions and everyday work for managers in the Swedish social services

    Author : Emelie Shanks; Tommy Lundström; Åke Bergmark; Staffan Höjer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; managers; social work management; social work administration; social work leadership; human service management; managerialism; marketisation; New Public Management; organisational conditions; social services; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The personal social services in Sweden have undergone major changes during recent decades, partly due to the reforms caused by the influence of New Public Management (NPM) and partly due to the trend towards greater specialisation. These changes have had consequences for both social work management and for social work practice. READ MORE