Search for dissertations about: "naturalisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word naturalisation.

  1. 1. Immigrant Employment Integration and Structural Change in Sweden, 1970-1995

    Author : Pieter Bevelander; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; naturalisation; context of reception; structural change; Sweden; labour market; employment; integration; Migration; immigrant; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : This study deals with the employment integration of immigrant men and women in Sweden between 1970 and 1995. The first chapter starts with a review of theory and previous studies on immigrant employment and from this a number of testable hypotheses are framed The second chapter gives an overview of Swedish immigration history, the composition of the immigrant population and the economic background in the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s. READ MORE

  2. 2. Conceptualisations of citizenship in Sweden and the United Kingdom : an empirical study and analysis of how ‘citizenship’ is understood in policy and by policy-makers

    Author : Scott McIver; University of Edinburgh; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Citizenship; Integration; United Kingdom; Sweden; Policy;

    Abstract : This empirical study identifies and analyses what conceptualisations of citizenship emerge in policy thinking around naturalisation and how these conceptualisations have been articulated in citizenship policy and by policy-makers in the two specific cases of the United Kingdom and Sweden. Understanding citizenship as a bounded membership status the research is grounded in a view of citizenship as having content: rights and duties, ideas of identity, perceived virtues or political values. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Lie of the Land: Gender, Farm Work, and Land in a Rural Vietnamese Village

    Author : Cecilia Bergstedt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Anthropology; Vietnam; gender; agriculture; farming; wet-rice cultivation; farm work; division of labour; land; land access; place;

    Abstract : This anthropological study investigates ways in which perceptions of gender intersect with the everyday dealings of land and farming practices in a village in the northern part of Vietnam. The point of departure for this study is a desire to take a closer look at how processes of gendering actually take place and become meaningful on a day-to-day basis. READ MORE

  4. 4. The dis/appearances of violence : When a 'peace-loving' state uses force

    Author : Tua Sandman; Ulrika Mörth; Cecilia Åse; Martin Hall; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sweden; peace-enforcement; use of force; representation of violence; narrative structuration; identity and foreign policy; de politicisation; dislocation; in visibility; critical war studies; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The research problem that this dissertation addresses is how and with what implications the use of force in ‘distant’ places is made seen and known at home. As practices change and ‘peacework’ is becoming increasingly violent, the book argues that it is imperative to examine how war ‘comes home’ and to what extent the narratives emerging in public discourse open up for public reflection and (re)consideration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Naturalising Intentionality : Inquiries into Realism & Relativism

    Author : Alexander Almér; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Anti-realism; context; faultless disareement; inner perception; intentionality; internal realism; knowledge by acquaintance; metaphysical realism; naturalism; pragmatic-semantic distinction; relativism;

    Abstract : Cognitive scientists, linguists and philosophers have expressed hope that mental and linguistic content (aboutness) eventually will be explained in broadly natural scientific terms. This dissertation investigates certain problems pertaining to attempts to naturalise mental aboutness and related semantic concepts like reference and truth. READ MORE