Search for dissertations about: "national study"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1911 swedish dissertations containing the words national study.

  1. 1. Client violence toward Iranian social workers : A national study

    Author : Mojgan Padyab; Mehdi Ghazinour; Lennart Nygren; Maretha Visser; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social worker; Client violence; Mental health; Coping; Burnout; Iran;

    Abstract : Introduction   Client violence toward social workers has become recognized as a common problem, and major concern has been raised with regard to its impacts on the workers’ practice, and physical and psychological health. More than half a century has passed since the social work profession was established in Iran, and yet client violence and the associated health-related consequences remain unexplored. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life expectancy in Africa : A cross-national study

    Author : Kwame Gbesemete; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; life expectaocy; cross-national; environmental; behavioural and cultnral; demographic; socio-economic; medical and external factors; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to investigate the factors underlying the differences in life expectaocy in 28 low and middle-income African countries. The thesis is divided into two parts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Complicated gallstone disease in Sweden 1988-2006 : a register study

    Author : Birger Sandzén; Mikael Öman; Erik Nilsson; Roland Andersson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gallstone disease; acute pancreatitis; acute biliary pancreatitis; common bile duct stones; acute cholecystitits; acute gallbladder disease; cholecystectomy; ERCP; endoscopic papillotomy; choledochotomy; Surgery; Kirurgi; kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Background The gallstone prevalence in the western world is 10-20%. Most gallstones are silent, but symptoms and complications appear in 20-40%. The incidence of symptom development in patients with silent gallstones is 2-4% per year. READ MORE

  4. 4. Industrial buying behavior in the Middle East : a cross national study

    Author : Hossein Dadfar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Industrial buying behavior; purchasing process for industrial capital goods; decision making; implementation; dimensions of buying behavior negotiation behavior; consulting marketing; Middle Eastern socio-cultural characteristics; tribalism; Islam; westernization; Iran; Syria; the United Arab Emirates; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This study tackles industrial buying behavior in a socio-cultural context. The main purpose is to explore the influence of socio-cultural forces on industrial buying behavior in the Middle Eastern selected countries: Iran, Syria and the United Arab Emirates. READ MORE

  5. 5. Party membership and state subsidies : a comparative study

    Author : Fredrik Bonander; Sten Berglund; Svante Ersson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political parties; parties; party membership; state subsidies; membership decline; decline; subsidies; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : This thesis tests the hypothesis that increasing state subsidies to political parties cause a declined party membership. The theory that predicted this development was constructed by Epstein in 1967 and presented in his book Political Parties in Western Democracies. READ MORE