Search for dissertations about: "normality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 swedish dissertations containing the word normality.

  1. 1. Organizing normality : Essays on organizing day activities for people with severe mental disturbances

    Author : Jan-Håkan Hansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; social psychiatry; community psychiatry; day care centres; deinstitutionalization; professionalization; claims-making activities; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the organizing of day activities, outside hospital care, for people with severe mental disturbances in Sweden. The purpose of the study is threefold: to describe the material and structural conditions of day activity settings on a national scale; to analyse some of the ideological claims made in the field; and to discuss problems and possibilities arising when more than one organizational sector is involved in the work. READ MORE

  2. 2. On assessing multivariate normality

    Author : Thomas Holgersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

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  3. 3. Negotiating normality and deviation : father's violence against mother from children's perspectives

    Author : Åsa Källström Cater; Lars Oscarsson; Bengt Börjeson; Hannele Forsberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social service; children; children s perspectives; family relations; violence; family violence; meaning; fatherhood; childhood; Socialt arbete; Social work; Socialt arbete; Social Work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to contribute to understanding of how children try to understand and interpret their own father and his (possibly) violent actions against their mother in relation to their general conceptualizations concerning fathers and violence. A general social psychological and interactionist approach is related to the children’s selves as the organizing and experiencing structures, the family as the arena for experiences and communicative interaction, and society as a structure of norms and general ideas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Socially Integrated Drug Users : Between Deviance and Normality

    Author : Sharon Rødner Sznitman; Robin Room; Adrienne Sörbom; Geoffrey Hunt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Socially integrated drug users; Sweden; Switzerland; drug normalization; mixed methods; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to improve our knowledge of substance users in the normal population. The main concern is with how the meaning of drug use is constructed. To answer this, the thesis draws on different theoretical principles and mixed methods design. The thesis is made up of four sub-studies, with interconnected foci. READ MORE

  5. 5. Becoming aware of blind spots — Norm-critical perspectives on healthcare education

    Author : Ellinor Tengelin; Elisabeth Dahlborg; Ina Berndtsson; Pia H. Bülow; Lena Martinsson; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Discourse; Equality; Equity; Instrument development; Normality; Norm criticism; Norms; Nursing education;

    Abstract : BackgroundThis dissertation takes a critical look at norms and normality in healthcare education, focusing on the specific case of a nursing education programme at a Swedish university college. The concepts of norms and normality have a long history in healthcare professions, and have become important for many aspects of social life. READ MORE