Search for dissertations about: "marketization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the word marketization.

  1. 1. Marketization in Swedish Eldercare : Implications for Users, Professionals, and the State

    Author : Linda Moberg; Paula Blomqvist; Ulrika Winblad; Stig Montin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Marketization; Eldercare; Universalism; Social care; Privatized provision; User choice; Competition; Swedish welfare state; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : During the last decades, Swedish policy makers have implemented various marketization reforms into the public welfare sector in order to make it more cost-efficient and to improve its quality. The aim of this dissertation is to investigate what implications this marketization trend has had for the organization of Swedish eldercare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modernization and Marketization : The Chinese kindergarten in 1990s

    Author : Limin Gu; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Chinese kindergarten; political and economic reform; modernization; privatization; Education; Pedagogik;

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  3. 3. School choice, space and the geography of marketization- Analyses of educational restructuring in upper secondary education in Sweden

    Author : Anna Maria Fjellman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; school choice; school market; marketization; space; equity; quasi-market; differentiation; spatial justice;

    Abstract : The main aim of the dissertation is to investigate, analyze and create a research-based understanding of the spatialities of the Swedish school choice in upper secondary education using a socio-spatial framework. The dissertation is comprised of three empirical studies based on six cohorts of register data from The Gothenburg Longitudinal Database. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stability and Change : Exploring policy formations, options and choice in Swedish upper secondary education

    Author : Johanna Mellén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : educational choice; student recruitment; marketization; gender;

    Abstract : The key role Swedish upper secondary education plays in differentiating between higher education and labour market sectors has been discussed from an equality perspective over the last 60 years. Despite political incentives to reduce social biases students’ programme choices, research shows a persistent impact of both home environment and gender. READ MORE

  5. 5. Taking Care of Business: A Study of the Governing of Care Choice Systems in Swedish Home Care

    Author : Mirjam Katzin; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social welfare law; Home Care; Elder Care; Welfare Policy; Public Administration; Quasi-Market Reform; Swedish Neoliberalism; Marketization; Public and Private Law; Governmentality; Bureaucracy; User Choice; Socialrätt; Äldrerätt;

    Abstract : This study provides an account of the introduction of care choice systems into the provision of home care by Swedish municipalities. Care choice systems in elder care are at the centre of a conflict about the broader principles of the welfare state. Studying them is thus a way of revealing the outlines of this conflict. READ MORE