Search for dissertations about: "occupational choice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the words occupational choice.

  1. 1. Strategies for assessing health risks from two occupational cohorts within the domain of northern Sweden

    Author : Ove Björ; Tohr Nilsson; Håkan Jonsson; Lena Damber; Per Gustavsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cohort; mortality; incidence; risk; rate; cancer; cerebrovascular diseases; exposure; occupational; mining; industry; worker; Poisson regression; Cox regression; SMR; causal inference; G-estimation; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Studies based on a cohort design requires access to both subject-specific and period-specific information. In order to conduct an occupational cohort study, access to exposure information and the possibility and permission to link information on outcomes from other registers are generally necessary. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making their minds up : Students´ choice to study social work in Iraklio, Greece

    Author : Vasileia Papadaki; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social service; educational choice; occupational choice; social work students; practice tutorials; habitus; field; gendered habitus; turning points; routines; misrecognition; educational fetishism; Socialt arbete; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The present thesis examines the possible reasons social workers have for entering and eventually graduating from the Social Work Department in Iraklio, Greece. It is a three-phase study, consisting of three distinct but related research parts; each research part is built upon knowledge, issues and questions derived from the preceding part. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk, Occupational Choice, and Inequality

    Author : Klas Sandén; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Distribution; Wages; Cooperatives; Technological Change and Economic Growth;

    Abstract : This paper presents a new theory explaining increased wage inequality by augmenting a general equilibrium model with occupational choice and risk. By combining an endogenous growth model with occupational choice it is shown that wage inequality, measured by the average wage of high skilled workers divided by the average wage of low skilled workers, can increase or decrease due to an increased supply of high skilled workers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Time for Activities for Girls and Women with Rett Syndrome

    Author : Åsa-Sara Sernheim; Gunilla Liedberg; Helena Hemmingsson; Ingegerd Witt Engerström; Liselott Hermansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; activity patterns; neurodevelopmental disorder; occupation; occupational therapy; Rett syndrome; time-geographical diary method; time use.;

    Abstract : Irrespective of the great individual variation, people diagnosed with RTT largely rely on support from others to be able to do and participate in activities throughout their lives. This thesis focuses on which activities are done and liked/disliked by girls and women with RTT in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Between tradition and modernity : The occupational choices of young people in rural Crete

    Author : Nikoleta Ratsika; Lennart Nygren; Theano Kallinikaki; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural youth; occupational choice; tradition; modernity;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate the occupational orientations and choices of young people in rural Crete, a society, which is in constant change as it finds itself caught between tradition and modernity. To achieve this, the study looks into two cases: the case of Anogia, a small mountainous cattle-raising village, and the case of Archanes, which is a farming village on a plain. READ MORE